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EPA gives Santa Monica $60,000 to reduce water pollution

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The city of Santa Monica will receive $60,000 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a stormwater diversion system designed to reduce runoff, protect water quality and replace potable water used […]

05/01/2014

Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus (Photo credit: BigBlueBus.com)

Simultaneous lane closures planned in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Two unrelated construction projects on Santa Monica’s two busiest north-south streets can be expected to snarl traffic starting Monday, according to construction officials. Starting at 3 a.m. Monday and lasting for […]

04/19/2014

Santa Monica student pleads not guilty in teacher fight (Video)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – A Santa Monica High School student has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a classroom fight with a teacher that was captured on a cellphone video that quickly went […]

04/09/2014

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Police nab pig who went on the lam in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The cops caught the pig, but she’s already out of the pokey. A swine named Sophie decided to go free range on the streets of Santa Monica this week, and […]

03/28/2014

This image released by Sony Pictures Classics shows Cate Blanchett in a scene from the film, "Blue Jasmine." (AP Photo/Sony Pictures Classics, file)

Spirit Awards to give dressed-down Oscar preview

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars will get a dressed-down, beach-side rehearsal at Saturday’s 29th annual Spirit Awards. As the final award show before Sunday’s Oscars, the Spirit Awards are a looser affair held in a […]

03/01/2014

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UC health care strike today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Thousands of University of California health care workers alleging unfair labor practices  will take part in a one-day strike today at hospitals in Westwood, Santa Monica, Irvine and across the state — a job action […]

11/20/2013

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A circus, music and scary things for the weekend

If you haven’t heard of them you may want to check out Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes who will perform under a Big Top featuring a circus, in-the-round performances, beer gardens and a farmers […]

10/18/2013

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Developer Week brings tech giants to LA

Developer Week LA 2013 comes to L.A. this weekend. The three-day event will take place at the Cross Campus in Santa Monica and feature some giants in the tech industry along with over 400 digital […]

10/15/2013

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Santa Monica to charge fitness trainers using park

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Santa Monica has tentatively decided to start charging people who use its parks to run commercial fitness classes after complaints from residents that the exercise programs are crowding picnickers and […]

10/10/2013

Investigators stand near a hanger at the site of a plane crash in Santa Monica, Calif. Monday, Sept. 30, 2013.  (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Coroner: 4 bodies inside jet that crashed near LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four bodies were found inside the burned wreckage of a private jet that crashed into a hangar after landing, a coroner’s official said Tuesday. A crew removed the remains from the […]

10/01/2013

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