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Sportscaster Al Michaels (AP Photo)

NBC’s Michaels arrested for alleged DUI in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — NBC Sports announcer Al Michaels was arrested over the weekend in Southern California on suspicion of drunken driving, authorities said Sunday.

04/21/2013

Benefit performance of Jesus Christ Superstar

On the day of a benefit performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee spoke with actor Ted Neely:

03/28/2013

The "Stadium to the Sea" course (Photo credit: LA Marathon Facebook)

24K entrants for the LA Marathon on Sunday

The L.A. Marathon gets rolling at 6:55 a.m. on Sunday, March 17 at Dodger Stadium and will conclude 26 miles later at the Santa Monica Pier in the “Stadium to the Sea” course. The route winds through West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and the federal VA property.

03/15/2013

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A $5k traffic ticket in Santa Monica?

Can you get a $5,000 traffic ticket in Santa Monica? Listen to this caller on Money 101 and find out:

03/07/2013

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Police say gunman kills self after standoff

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Monica police say a gunman has killed himself in a home after a nearly 12-hour standoff. SWAT team members fired tear gas and entered the home at around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, where they found the man dead.

02/27/2013

6 charged in $3.2M Santa Monica art, Porsche theft

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged six people in the theft of $3.2 million worth of paintings, wine, jewelry and a Porsche from a Santa Monica home.

01/05/2013

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Anti-toy gun campaign re-launched after tragedy

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A crusade against toy guns that began in 1987 is being re-launched following the elementary school shooting in Connecticut that left dozens dead.

12/26/2012

Santa Monica beach scene

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

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

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