The former president and CEO of a Hollywood-based anti-poverty nonprofit agency has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges for embezzling money from the nonprofit for his personal benefit and intentionally misapplying more than $600,
The rain and snow storms that have pummeled California for weeks have taken nearly two dozen lives and caused billions of dollars in damages to public and private property. The flip side, however, is that they dropped immense amounts of water on a state that has suffered through severe drought for several years.
Actor Julian Sands, star of several Oscar-nominated films including “A Room With a View,” has been missing for five days in the Southern California mountains, where he was hiking, authorities said Wednesday.
Addressing the regional crisis of homelessness is a leading priority for the City of Santa Monica and we have been treating it as an emergency for many years,” Councilmember Phil Brock said. “We are evaluating whether a local emergency declaration would expedite improved conditions on our streets beyond the comprehensive strategy we deploy.
Louis Vuitton Robbery On January 7, at about 2:50 p.m., a male entered Louis Vuitton (110 SM Place) and selected several items before leaving the store without paying for them. Employees alert security who tried to stop the suspect.
On January 17, at approximately 8:33 p.m., Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Officers were dispatched to a Burglary Alarm call at a residence in the 500 block of Marguerita Ave. Dispatch was also contacted by an individual reporting she observed someone enter the guest house of the residence,
One friend was so shaken and angered by a loud confrontation while he was with his young son, that he decided to run for City Council. “We don’t have to live like this, ” he told me. I shopped there pretty much weekly for years,
California’s weather was calmer Tuesday after weeks of atmospheric rivers that slammed the state with damaging rains, wind and surf that flooded homes, highways and farm fields, collapsed hillsides and toppled countless trees.
The Martin Luther King Jr Westside Coalition held a celebration at John Adams Middle School on Monday to honor the legacy of the civil rights leader. Dr. Benjamin Chavis, a civil rights leader himself who had worked with King before his assassination spoke at the event.
Malibu Library Speaker Series begins with Dr. Douglas McCauley discussing the future of wildlife in our oceans on Tuesday, January 31, 7 p.m. at the Malibu Library. “The Library Speakers offers a thought-provoking evening of education,
TK and Kindergarten Roundup is Thursday, Jan. 26, at your neighborhood school. Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten Roundup, as the yearly event is called, is an opportunity for Santa Monica and Malibu parents of children entering TK or kindergarten for the upcoming year to meet the principal and teachers of their neighborhood school,
The Venice Chamber of Commerce is excited to welcome Mario Velasco as its new COO. Velasco has previously served on the Chamber’s board of directors and brings his extensive experience as a local business owner-operator to his role with us.
As the new year begins, many will make resolutions to improve or protect their health. While new exercise routines or healthier diets occupy people’s minds, there is another step to take in the new year: schedule a cervical cancer screening and possibly vaccination with their health care provider.
Santa Monica College’s Emeritus Acting Troupe is pleased to announce its Winter 2023 Showcase,“Conversations: Scenes from Film and Theater.” The performance is free and will be held online as a live virtual event at 1 p.
We have another big Friday night of action around the South Bay. The Bay League has a pair of big games as Mira Costa visits Palos Verdes in the afternoon. Later, Redondo heads to Culver City. Serra and Bishop Amat clash in the Mission League and North and South battle in the Pioneer League.
CalPreps ranking (CIF-SS): No. 37. 4. Palos Verdes 3-3 The Sea Kings shined bright under the lights in last Friday’s Bay League opening 54-0 win over Santa Monica. Jason Roah rushed for two touchdowns and the defense intercepted three passes. The first ...
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Breeze football Top 15 rankings for Week 6 of the high school season. (The CalPreps CIF-SS and L.A. City Section rankings, as of Sept. 26, have been included for each team.) The Sentinels head into Ocean League play only slowed down by last week’s bye week.
Milken at Birmingham, 7 p.m. Belmont at Mendez, 4 p.m. Contreras at Roybal, 6 p.m. Hollywood at Bernstein, 7 p.m. Fremont at Crenshaw, 7:30 p.m. Hawkins at Locke, 7:30 p.m. King/Drew vs. Dorsey at Rancho Cienega Park,
People and Places:
Los Angeles Times ~ Southern California ~ High school football
Here is the schedule, previews and predictions for some of the top games Friday. Bishop Montgomery (4-0-1, 1-0) at Cantwell-Sacred Heart (4-1, 0-0), 7 p.m. Outlook: The Knights opened Camino Real League play last Saturday with a 41-7 win over Bosco Tech.
Savanna at Glover Stadium, 7 p.m. San Jacinto Valley Academy at Don Lugo, 7 p.m. Sierra Vista vs. Covina at Covina District Field (Covina), 7 p.m. Arleta at Monroe, 7:30 p.m. Grant at Chavez, 7:30 p.m.
People and Places:
Los Angeles Times ~ High school football ~ Jordan High School
Does evolution lead to success? Major League Baseball is banking that instituting a pitch clock and banning defensive shifts starting next year will lead towards shorter games and more fan interest. M.