Tag: Santa Monica

Locals Outraged Over Removal Of Century Old Sycamore

SANTA MONICA—A 97-year-old sycamore tree located on 1122 California Avenue, could possibly be chopped down. The massive sycamore tree has been part of the...

Santa Monica Previews Biennial Budget

SANTA MONICA—During a special study session on April 30, staff for the city of Santa Monica previewed the strategy for its budget for the...

SMPD Conducting DUI Checkpoint

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, May 3 at an undisclosed location in the region...

Council Approves Sidewalk Vending Program

SANTA MONICA—The Santa Monica City Council approved unanimously on April 9 an emergency ordinance that allows a comprehensive sidewalk vending program to allow a...

Niki Newsome Chosen As Assistant City Clerk

SANTA MONICA—Nikima “Niki” Newsome has been chosen as the new Assistant Director of Records and Election Services/Assistant City Clerk by Denise Anderson-Warren. According to the...

Support And Opposition For Trump In Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—President Donald Trump passed through the city of Santa Monica on Friday, April 5 on his way to a 2020 re-election campaign fundraiser....

Study Proposes $4 Entry Fee To LA Westside, Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—A $4 fee may be added when entering parts of Santa Monica and the westside region of areas in the city of Los...

Difficult Tenant Threatens Neighbors

SANTA MONICA—A hostile resident has been allegedly threatening and harassing his neighbors for months. The landlord of the building and officials from the Santa...

Robert Abalov Sentenced For Jewelry Store Bomb Threat

SANTA MONICA—Robert Abalov, 33, pleaded no contest to one account of attempted second-degree robbery at a curated jewelry store on Monday, March 25. Abalov...

Ninth Circuit Court Sides With City Of Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals as sided with the city of Santa Monica’s Home Sharing Ordinance in the city’s battle with Airbnb...

Man Sets Fire After Breaking Into Home Near PCH

SANTA MONICA—According to the Santa Monica Police Department, on Monday, March 11 at around 1:00 p.m., a homeless man attempted to break into a...

Arrests Made In Theft Of Cars From Dealership

SANTA MONICA—Authorities arrested two suspects in connection to the theft of a BMW and Mercedes-Benz from the Major Motors car dealership in Santa Monica.  Surveillance...

Chief Executive Of Time’s Up Resigns Over Allegations

SANTA MONICA—Chief executive of the Time’s Up movement, Lisa Borders, 61, will be resigning after a woman accused Borders’ 36-year-old son of being sexually...

Woman Arrested for Illegal Marijuana Grow

PACIFIC PALISADES—A woman, who has been coined the largest cannabis landlord in all of California, was arrested on Wednesday, February 20 after her illegal...

Stephen Lloyd Fader Charged In Santa Monica Stabbing

SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office revealed that on Tuesday, February 19, Stephen Lloyd Fader, 42, was charged with stabbing his mother...

Major Narcotics Bust Made In Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, February 15, the Santa Monica Police Department’s Narcotics/Vice Unit, as well as SWAT served multiple search warrants related to a narcotics...

Arrest Made In Fatal Party Bus Shooting

SANTA MONICA—On Friday, February 8, Cameron Aaron Lee, 22, was arrested for the connection to the 2017 murder of a woman on a party...

City Saves Century Old California Bungalows

SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica established an 11th Street Historic District that will protect five unique California style bungalows. Along 11th Street in Santa Monica, a small...

Culprits In Stolen Car Heist Arrested

SANTA MONICA—On, Tuesday, February 5, the Santa Monica Police Department arrested several people responsible for their role in stealing a car. The SMPD indicated...

Framework Priorities Set For Upcoming Budget

SANTA MONICA—During the fourth annual Santa Monica City Council retreat, members partook in workshop activities and heard staff presentations to identify and vote on...
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