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Mother Of Man Killed In Police Vehicle Accident Sues City

The mother of a man who died from injuries suffered when his motor scooter collided with a Santa Monica police cruiser is suing the city for wrongful death. Ermine Nelson’s son, 30-year-old Walter James of Highland, died at a hospital from...

Restaurant Owner and Parent Company Plead Guilty In Sale Of Whale Meat

The parent company and owner of a Santa Monica restaurant pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges stemming from serving meat from the endangered Sei whale to undercover investigators in 2009 and 2010. Typhoon Restaurant Inc. and owner Brian Vidor...

Local News Briefs

Shouting at Jack’s A homeless man was convicted of shouting at customers at the Jack in the Box in the 1800 block of Lincoln Blvd. The incident took place on Friday, November 14, and resulted in a weekend in jail. Jamie Miranda, 44, was convicted...

SamoHi Seniors Sign to Play for Colleges

Four SamoHi Seniors signed on to play in college on Thursday, 11/20. Cayman Hunter signed with Occidental Annie Quine signed with Babson College. Annie Quine signed with Babson College, and Whitney...

We're So Lucky To Have MVPs Kershaw, Trout

Out of all the major league baseball players on teams throughout the land the MVPs have been chosen and they both play in Southern California. If you're a baseball fan here you can join me in...

Kings Rally To Defeat Ducks

The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks "faced-off" in the always much-anticipated "Freeway" rivalry at Staples Center on Saturday. The Ducks were playing without an injured Corey Perry, one of their ...

Lakers' Kelly Suffers Torn Hamstring

The Lakers' injury problems ctinued when reserve forward Ryan Kelly suffered a torn right hamstring in a loss to the Golden State Warriors last week. Kelly is expected...

Dodgers To Open 2015 Season Against Padres

The Dodgers will open the 2015 season with a three-game series against the San Diego Padres April 6-8. The Dodgers will then conclude the first week with three games at...

SMMUSD Announces Administrative Appointments

At its meeting on November 20, 2014, the Board of Education approved the appointment Dr. Mark Kelly as the new Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Student Services and Ms. Bertha Roman...

LETTERS Lincoln Selected for Spaceflight Program

Dear Lincoln Families, I am very proud and honored to share some wonderful news with you. As you probably know, our 8th grade students had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the School Spaceflight Experiment Program (SSEP) through the US...

Adventurer Kicks Off Human-Powered Global Odyssey At SM Pier

A South African man set off on a journey Thursday to go around the world twice – from east to west and then north to south – using only human-powered transportation to accomplish the feat. KNX...

Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre Presents Its 14th Annual Production of The Nutcracker

Crossroads student Anna Yeh will be dancing the starring role of the Sugar Plum Fairy for the first time in Marat Daukayev Ballet Theatre's NUTCRACKER, which will take place at the Luckman Theatre...

Northanger Abbey- Jane Austen's Classic Novel - with Puppets!

Following last season's sold out run of Impro Theatre's Jane Austen UnScripted, The Broad Stage presents Box Tale Soup's comical take on Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey for ten performances,...

Samohi Theatre Presents The House of Blue Leaves

John Guare's House of Blue Leaves is a critique of the desire to achieve celebrity in our society. The characters are searching out fame in their own way mainly to achieve some sort of validity in...

EVENTS CALENDAR

Winterlit in Downtown Santa Monica November 1 - January 22 Various dates and times Every year Santa Monica hosts a series of holiday events and activities that light up Downtown, bringing a festive holiday spirit to this idyllic seaside city. In...

MOVIE REVIEW: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1

The game is afoot with THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1, but it's no longer being played as a game within the confines of an electronically controlled and domed "arena". With the release of...

 
 
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