• Santa Monica Daily Press
    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,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The County of Los Angeles is accelerating implementation of a new legal framework to deliver services to individuals suffering from severe mental health disorders
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The project to address water damage at the Muir/SMASH campus is proving to be more extensive than initially anticipated.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The Rent Control Board (RCB) appointed Lonnie Guinn to fill the seat vacated by Caroline Torosis when she won a position on the City Council.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    It is 2023 and this is the year the Santa Monica Pacific Palisades Lions Club is celebrating 100 years of service to the Westside. With this special year, we are not just looking back at what we have
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Loews luxury beachfront hotel on Ocean Ave. has announced a temporary closure and is set to lay off 320 employees according to a recent Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) filing.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    While more rain and snow fell during the weekend in storm-battered California, Santa Monica again escaped significant damage
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    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    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.
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