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Can a Business That's Not High Tech, Compete in Modern Venice Beach?

Joe, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today. After living in Venice for 12 years, my partner got a tenure-track position back East in...

 
 By Zane    Business    July 21, 2017 

At the Warrior Games: Boeing donates $1 million to six nonprofits

Boeing has announced a $1 million donation to benefit six nonprofit organizations providing rehabilitation and well-being services for veteran and civilian groups, globally. The announcement was made...

 
 By Zane    Business    July 3, 2017

Santa Monica Business on List of Most Pet-Friendly Companies

At home, Fido is often the first one to greet you at the door, tail wagging and smiles abound. What if you could bring that same enthusiasm to the workplace? A new survey from Wellness Natural Pet...

 

Bitcoin Surges 10% Versus US Dollar in 24 Hours, as China Eases Capital Export Curbs

There are only 17 million of them. They started out their adoption as currency at a Papa Johns pizza parlor in 2008. Today, they are worth more than $2800 each. And if you have been living somewhere o...

 
 By Zane    Business    June 12, 2017

Tiger Beer and WWF Join Forces to Fight Illegal Tiger Trade

Tiger Beer and WWF are inviting people around the world to help fight illegal tiger trade and be part of 3890Tigers, a digitally-led campaign that uncages art and creativity to raise global awareness...

 
 By Zane    Business    June 12, 2017

W Hotels Worldwide Unveils Recording Studio Suite at W Hollywood

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, in partnership with Coca-Cola, has unveiled the latest W Sound Suite at W Hollywood. The private music studio and writers room offers hotel guests a...

 
 By Zane    Business    June 8, 2017

Tomahawk electric car set for 2018 production - Contender for fastest supercar in the world

800 Horsepower 1000 Pounds-feet of torque 0-60 mph in 2 seconds when in Race Mode, 4 seconds in Street mode 1.2 G-force in cornering 100 kWh, lithium-ion battery 370 Mile range Lightweight Carbon...

 
 By Zane    Business    June 4, 2017

Ziggy Marley and Ben & Jerry's Celebrate Bob Marley Flavor Launch in LA

"One love, one heart..." So begins one of the most recognized songs in reggae history. Bob Marley's memorable refrain is a call for global compassion, and is a perfect anthem for Ben & Jerry's lat...

 
 By Zane    Business    June 4, 2017

Takuma Sato, Honda Win the Indianapolis 500

Honda opened second century of competition at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 28 in the same way it closed out the previous 100 years of racing at the famous Brickyard: with a thrilling victory...

 
 By Zane    Business    June 4, 2017

Mazda Celebrates 50 Years of Challenging Convention

Fifty years ago on May 30, Mazda Motor Corporation began its legacy of doing what was said couldn't be done. Mazda - then Toyo Kogyo Corporation - needed to create a unique technology that would...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 31, 2017

In Santa Monica: "Shaping the Future: The Digital Disruption of Talent Acquisition"

Symphony Talent, a comprehensive Talent Acquisition solutions provider, today announced the first in a series of regional events bringing together Talent Acquisition thought leaders and professionals...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 26, 2017

Golf Drug Rehab Celebrates its 10 Year Anniversary

Capo by the Sea, an executive drug treatment center based in San Juan Capistrano, CA is celebrating its 10 year anniversary of its Golf Drug Rehab program. Golf Drug Rehab is one of our...

 
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Elon Musk: "Santa Monica to Westwood in Five Minutes."

Elon Musk, our century's version of Leonardo da Vinci, has posted on his Instagram page a video of his electronic underground sled to move automobiles. The Tesla founder and CEO has also begun to...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 26, 2017

Two Americans Among Winners of 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award

After two days of celebration, winners of the 2017 Oslo Business for Peace Award, Dr. Harley Seyedin, Elon Musk, Durreen Shahnaz, and Murad Al-Katib were presented their coveted prize at the Oslo...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 26, 2017

Hybrid Class 8 Kenworth Truck Will Soon Be Hauling in SoCal

Ballard Power Systems has announced that the company's FCveloCity®-HD 85-kilowatt fuel cell engine will power a hybrid class 8 drayage truck built by Kenworth Truck Company, a market-leading...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 22, 2017

California Home Featured in New "Solar Cribs" YouTube Series

SunPower by Stellar Solar has teamed up with marketing agency Artichoke Creative to create an innovative series called Solar Cribs that recently launched on its dedicated YouTube channel with plans...

 

Montana Avenue Partners With FreeBird Rides For Sidewalk Sale...

The Montana Avenue Merchants Association have taken custom care to another level for their annual sidewalk sale which takes place tomorrow Saturday May 20th. Eager shoppers who wait for this do not ha...

 
 By Kim Beeler    Business    May 15, 2017

PaintCare California kicks off the first 2017 event on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 in Santa Monica

For PaintCare, the nonprofit organization running the California Paint Stewardship Program, it's Earth Day every day! Even so, PaintCare California is kicking off its first free, one-day events of...

 

Things Are Looking A Lot Brighter On Montana Avenue With New Lights ....

If you are a Santa Monica local resident or business owner you will have noticed a definite change on Montana Avenue. After sunset the entire avenue is brightly lit up as a result of the newly...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 8, 2017

Healthy Climate Alliance Announces Bold Goal - 300 ppm

We have a moral obligation to leave our children a healthy climate; We have the key technologies to achieve it: 300 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere by 2050. We, as a society, have a moral o...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 8, 2017

Downtown Los Angeles Center Studios Receives Sustainability Awards

Los Angeles Center Studios has been recognized for overall savings in energy management as well as recognition for the highest percentage of savings in energy management. LADWP officials and City...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 8, 2017

The Nursing Skills Gap Continues to Grow, as does the Job Market for RN's

Chances are, all Americans have felt the care and impact of a nurse at some point in their lives. As National Nurses Week kicks off to recognize the efforts of nurses across the country,...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 5, 2017

Chipotle Under Investigation after Unauthorized Activity on Payment Processing Network

Chipotle may be struggling again, this time in the wake of a hacking problem. On April 25 Chipotle revealed that it had "recently detected unauthorized activity on the network that supports payment...

 
 By Zane    Business    May 5, 2017

Southern California Farmers are Eligible for Technical and Financial Air Quality Assistance

Technical and financial assistance is available through USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to help farmers and ranchers in Southern California to make improvements in their...

 
 By Kat Thomas    Business    May 3, 2017

Nightlife Industry Learns to Party with Cannabis at the Nightclub & Bar Convention

Edible Skinny has taken note that as cannabis steps into the world of legal respectability with recreational sales commencing in Las Vegas as of July 1st (as long as everything goes according to plan....

 

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