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Another Person Hit by Vehicle on Beach

'Bait & Switch' Suit Alleges Health Insurers Mislead Consumers

Two of America’s biggest health insurance companies allegedly misrepresented their physician and hospital networks in order to boost sales during the Affordable Care Act’s “open enrollment period”, a consumer advocacy group said Thursday....

Another Person Hit by Vehicle on Beach

Police are investigating whether a man was run over by a vehicle Sunday on Santa Monica State Beach, which would be the second such incident in less than a week. Police were called about 6:30 a.m....

Local News Briefs

Brushfire in SM on Tuesday A small brush fire briefly closed all westbound lanes of the 10 Freeway in Santa Monica on Tuesday. The fire was reported about 1:30 p.m. near the Annenberg Community Beach House on Pacific Coast Highway, prompting...

Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown Evicted

Hawthorne Mayor Chris Brown, evicted from his apartment for not paying rent for at least three months, has been ordered by a judge to reimburse his landlord thousands of dollars. The judge in Santa Monica Superior Court ruled in favor of the owner...

The Need for Civic Center Open Space

As California enters deeper into drought and global warming, grass lawns and playing fields, with their high watering demand, are becoming the next obvious victim. In Santa Monica’s case, the grass playing fields have already been disappearing...

LETTERS

September 25, 2014 Dear Supporter of SMCLC, In a significant victory for residents’ First Amendment rights and a rebuke to Mayor Pam O’Connor and City Manager Rod Gould, a federal judge in Los Angeles just ruled that Elizabeth’s case against...

Can Angels Succeed In Playoffs? I Don't Know

The Angels clinched their division championship the fastest of any team this season. That's the good news for Angel fans. The bad news is the team that clinches first seldom wins the World Series. As ...

Former Centaur Rose Signs with Miami Dolphins

Lowell Rose, a 2008 Culver City High graduate, has signed a contract to play cornerback for the Miami Dolphins. Rose has taken a circuitous route to the NFL, but his dream of playing in the NFL has...

USC Announces Basketball TV Schedule

The USC men’s basketball team is once again taking on a competitive schedule for the 2014-15 season and Trojan fans will be able to catch all of the action as every game will be available on television or online and on the USC flagship radio...

Justin Paul McCowan

Justin McCowan, age 40, passed away at his Santa Monica home on Thursday, Sept 18, 2014. Justin was a Hospitality Minister at St Monica Catholic Community, an active member of LA Goal, Westside...

Santa Monica Art Studios Announces 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Santa Monica Art Studios announces its 10th Anniversary Open Studios event on Saturday, October 18th from 6 to 9 pm and Sunday, October 19th from 1 to 5 pm. Thirty-nine painters, printmakers,...

BEAT MS DANCE WALK Raises over Fifty Thousand dollars

It was that time of year again to put your dancing shoes on (or walking) and join in on the newest craze, dance walking and help end multiple sclerosis. The 2nd Annual Beat MS Dance Walk event is...

MOVIE REVIEW: THE BOXTROLLS

Those magnificent artisans of Laika are back with their latest production, THE BOXTROLLS. Taking a sliver from the beloved book "Here Be Monsters!" by Alan Snow, Laika CEO and lead animator Travis...

 
 
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