Sacramento lawmakers on July 27 will begin voting on controversial land-use and housing bills that rushed through initial approvals, and which critics say promote unaffordability during the worst housing crisis in state history.
The Santa Monica Police Department has arrested Drew Miller for throwing a full 40-ounce glass bottle at the back of the head of a peace officer during the civil unrest and rioting in the City of Santa Monica on May 31. According to SMPD, the large glass ...
The Santa Monica Conservancy recently recognized eight exemplary contributors who excelled in preserving Santa Monica’s architectural and cultural heritage thanks to work related to restoration, adaptive reuse or renovation.
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will begin next school year utilizing a distance-learning format, but district leaders retain hope that students will be able to return to school on a full-time basis once safer-at-home orders ease.
Luis Lopez moved his barbershop to a bigger location with three more chairs and more than twice the rent. Then, when the coronavirus pandemic hit, he had to close, plunk down more cash for upgrades to health safety standards and wait for officials to allow salons to reopen.
The City of Santa Monica today issued two updates to its local emergency declaration for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) extending the eviction moratorium for residential tenants and some commercial tenants,
Their curation of vintage black media is expert, inspired and compelling. First off I ate up a string of old B&W music videos they proffered, starting with Millie Small’s iconic “My Boy Lollipop,” then a Johnny Nash and a John Holt,
One way you can help sustain Laemmle Theatres now, while movie houses still can’t open, is by watching the films they’re showing via Virtual Cinema. In this case, I’ll direct you to one, in particular,
Kristin McCowan, a native Santa Monican, has been appointed to the City Council for four months to fill the vacancy created when Greg Morena resigned last month. McCowan is the only Black woman on the council and her appointment gives women a 4 – 3 majority on the council for the first time in the city’s history.
But our City Council has decided, true to their habit, to throw money, another six figures toward outside consultants who will study the situation and report back. (“Analyses by independent professionals with expertise about the subject matter under investigation are an effective tool to help the city do better in the future,
In an attempt to follow recent state and local health recommendations amidst a surge of Los Angeles County Covid-19 cases, district staff will recommend that SMMUSD adopt a model that calls for students to learn from the safety of their homes,
The Napa Valley College women’s basketball team went 1-2 in the competitive Ventura College tournament this past weekend, downing Santa Monica 74-59 on Saturday after falling just short against Cypress on Friday,
But, let me on the football field of the Ram’s SoFi Stadium and I can triumphantly complete a five-yard pass. You see, my wife, Kerry, and I are on the SoFi Stadium Tour (US$30). The highlight is actually running through the players’ tunnel to music-pumping adulation and pom-pom-shaking cheerleaders and onto the field to throw the football and run its 100-yard length.
The excitement of Sierra Canyon basketball is real for those who saw the Trailblazers' Gold Coast League season opener against host Brentwood on Wednesday night. "She's strong as heck," Arenas said of Watkins,
SANTA MONICA The St. Bernard boys basketball had a great regular season last spring, winning the Del Rey League title for the first time in more than 10 years, but were bounced out in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs.
Former Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce’s path to a gold jacket and his place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, included a stop in Inglewood, where he spent a formidable two years at the junior college level.
Cloud9 Esports is transitioning its youth development initiative into an after-school program in partnership with tennis star Serena Williams. The Santa Monica, California-based esports organization launched a youth initiative,
In the wake of its successful online summer camp last year, Cloud9 Esports is evolving its Training Grounds youth development initiative into a full-fledged afterschool program in partnership with tennis champion Serena Williams.
from Chicago to Santa Monica, California. In “Roadtrip America: A Sports Fan’s Guide to Route 66,” Ron Clements shares information from professional sports including hockey, basketball, football and baseball, along with information about auto and ...