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Judge revokes Lohan’s probation, sets hearing date

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge revoked Lindsay Lohan’s probation on Wednesday and scheduled a hearing that could result in more jail time for the closely watched “Liz and Dick” star.

12/12/2012

Plan to raze Santa Monica trailer park up for vote

With the City Council scheduled to give final approval to an ordinance allowing a modest trailer park to be replaced with hundreds of high-end condos and apartments, a six-year battle over the future of some of this beachfront city’s last inexpensive housing may be coming to an end.

11/27/2012

Judge plans to deny bid for park Nativity displays

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge indicated Monday that she planned to deny a bid by churches to force Santa Monica to reopen spaces in a city park to private displays, including Christmas Nativity […]

11/19/2012

Santa Monica proposes citizens' well-being study

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Santa Monica wants to find out whether its citizens are feeling groovy. Once derisively nicknamed the “people’s republic of Santa Monica” because of its socially conscious government, the Los Angeles […]

11/14/2012

Brush fire erupts in Brentwood

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A home and a small area of brush are burning in the hilly Brentwood area of Los Angeles. KCAL-TV reports from a helicopter over the scene that winds are light in […]

11/12/2012

Fire season hits the Southland

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A mixture of gusty high winds, low humidity and bone- dry vegetation will create an “elevated” danger of wildfire in Southern California  from tonight through Friday night, forecasters said. “As surface […]

10/24/2012

Gigantic potato travels to the Farmers Market

  Beginning around 2 p.m., a 6-ton, 28-foot-long potato sculpture commissioned by the Idaho Potato Commission will be hauled by a big-rig flatbed truck from Huntington Beach to the original Farmers Market in the Fairfax […]

10/19/2012

Santa Monica passes strict no-smoking law

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Smokers will find it tough to light up in Santa Monica residential areas. The City Council voted Tuesday night to make it illegal for new apartment and condominium dwellers to […]

10/03/2012

Freeway closures for the 60, 5 and 10 connectors

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Roadway work will prompt closure of some connector roads tonight between the Pomona (60), Santa Ana (5) and Santa Monica (10) freeways near downtown Los Angeles. The closures will begin at […]

09/07/2012

Wilshire ramps reopen ahead of schedule

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The first two Wilshire Boulevard freeway ramps rebuilt as part of the $1 billion I-405 Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project were reopened today — about three weeks earlier than planned and just […]

08/31/2012

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