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Detectives Seek Information In Fatal Shooting Of Man, 27, In Palms

Detectives Seek Information In Fatal Shooting Of Man, 27, In Palms

Detectives sought the public's help Friday to provide information that would lead to the arrest of those responsible for fatally shooting a 27-year-old man and injuring four others. Around 3 p.m....

California Incline Closure begins Monday

Just in time for summer, the fabled California Incline that connects Pacific Coast Highway and trendy downtown Santa Monica will close Monday so it can undergo a yearlong rehabilitation. The roughly...

Pair of Earthquakes Shake the Westside

An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.5 rattled the Los Angeles area Sunday night April 12, but no injuries or damage were reported. The quake struck two miles north of Inglewood at 9:17 p.m.,...

Principal Webb Leaving Lincoln

by David Ganezer Observer Publisher Lincoln Middle Schools principal Suzanne Webb has announced that she is leaving to take a new position as Director of Human Resources for our Santa Monica-Malibu...

Zoning Struggle begins in Council Next Week

Zoning in Santa Monica has become so contentious that it's the center of a city council meeting that will span two days, starting Tuesday. The city is updating its zoning rules, last revised in 1984, ...

Local News Briefs

Santa Monica Museum of Art to Leave Santa Monica Local Drivers encountered a large number of street closures this week, The Santa Monica Museum of Art is leaving Bergamot Station, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Mike Boehm. It will cease...

Angels Must Pay Hamilton And They're Not Happy

Major League baseball has announced it won't investigate the Josh Hamilton case, and that means the Angels are stuck with his sizeable contract for this season. Recovering from a relapse of substance ...

Coach Explains Why Kings Missed The Playoffs

It was the final regular season game for the Los Angeles Kings, a team that was eliminated from playoff contention, but they came out and ended the season with a bang by beating the San Jose Sharks, ...

Clippers To Face Spurs In First Round

The Clippers will have home court advantage in the first round of the NBA playoffs but will have to play the defending champion San Antonio Spurs. Game 1 is set for Sunday at 7:30 pm at Staples...

SMC Student Newspaper Wins 18 Awards in Competition

The Santa Monica College student newspaper the Corsair won 18 awards – including online General Excellence and five first place awards – at the 2015 state convention of the Journalism Association ...

SolarReserve Changes The Industry

Headquartered in Santa Monica, SolarReserve, a leading developer of utility-scale solar power projects, is changing the way it generates electricity around the world. As renewable energy penetration grows, the need for utility-scale renewable...

Santa Monica App Provides Recycling Info

Santa Monica ‘my-waste’™ mobile app puts reuse and recycling collection information on your smartphone. Easy-to-find information when and where you want it. If you are one of the growing number of people who have a smartphone or tablet you...

Celebrate Children's Earth Day at Star Eco Station

Come celebrate Planet Earth with all your senses! The fantastic eco-friendly folks at STAR Education are throwing their annual Children’s Earth Day Extravaganza in the only way they know how...HUGE! GREEN! AND FOR ALL AGES! This mega celebration...

Keeping The World Clean, One Business At A Time . . .

Culver City Public Works’ Environmental Programs and Operations Division has had a long standing commitment to protecting and preserving the Environment. As part of that commitment, it has been working with Businesses from all sectors to make...

Home Upgrade Program Attracts Attention

The summer is approaching quickly—be sure that your home isn’t wasting energy. Update your home to become more energy efficient before you crank the AC. Through the Home Upgrade rebate program you can inexpensively update your home, and save...

Earth Day At Ballona Wetlands

The Habitat Restoration and Creek Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 25 at 303 Culver Blvd. Playa Del Rey. The main parking lot is behind Gordon’s Market. Group Registration is required. For information and to register call (310) 306-5994 or...

Verdi Chorus To Perform In Santa Monica This Month

The Verdi Chorus takes great pride in announcing the continuation of its 32nd year with their spring concert entitled Hidden Gems. On April 25 and 26 they will present a gala recital of some...

EVENTS CALENDAR

Insomnia April 12 - 26 Sunday, 5:30 PM Join modern conjuror Derek Hughes in a private suite at the illustrious Hotel Casa Del Mar for his mind blowing new work: INSOMNIA! Loosely inspired by the short fiction of Jorge Luis Borges. INSOMNIA is a...

MOVIE REVIEW: UNFRIENDED and TRUE

Seems that not just Spring has sprung, but so has the movie box office which is jam-packed with a multiplicity of new releases in limited and wide release this month. This week I turn your attention ...