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 By Mary Leipziger    Schools    June 14, 2019 

Carousel of Time: LGBTQ Prom on the Pier Was A lot of Fun for all

Despite the fact that the United Methodist Church nationally is in limbo about the LGBTQ community, the Church in Ocean Park sponsored its 8th dance for this community last Saturday night. The City...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Arts    May 27, 2019

Venice Family Clinic Conducts Annual Fundraiser at Google's Main Street HQ

5/19/2019: The Venice Family Clinic Art Walk and Auction hosted an event at Google LA on Sunday, May 19, raised more than $1,000,000 in support of the Clinic's mission to provide health care to...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Crime    May 19, 2019

Santa Monica Police Department and Fire Department Conduct Annual Memorial Service

Santa Monica's Public Safety Building was the site of a memorial service honoring fallen fire fighters and police officers. The Tuesday morning event was the 10th annual memorial service conducted by...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    News    May 10, 2019

Pilgrim Lutheran Church Celebrates 105 Years in Santa Monica

Pilgrim Lutheran Church celebrated its 105 Anniversary on May 5, 2019 with a special sermon by Rev. Dr. Micheal Gibson, the president of the Pacific SW district of Lutheran Missouri Synod. A...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Arts    April 17, 2019

12 Angry Women Register Voters in 60 Cities, Following Dramatic Reading of Play

Last weekend, over 60 US Cities hosted readings from the play "12 Angry Men," performed "by 12 impassioned women!" Says the group's website, 12000voices.com. In 1954 Reginald Rose wrote a...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Arts    April 17, 2019

Exploring the Jewish Musical Legacy at the Braid Theater

The Jewish Women's Theatre (JWT) Presented Bravissima! Jewish Women in Music last Sunday. The event included a Celebrated Flutist, Emmy-Winning Composer and Internationally Renowned Conductor . The...

 

So Cal Edison Science Scholarship awarded to Samohi Senior Katie Richards

3/26: At a presentation today, So Cal Edison surprised SamoHi Senior Katie Richards with a $40,000 college scholarship from Edison International to pursue STEM education. Breanna Snyder, Katie's...

 

The Curious Palate Brings Adventure and Pasta to Santa Monica Place

Carefully hidden on the third floor of Santa Monica Place Mall, beside the Arc Light theatre and across from the new Children's Museum is THE CURIOUS PALATE. An adventurous small restaurant with fine...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Arts    March 25, 2019

SamoHi Senior is a Semifinalist in The Music Center's Spotlight Program

Dilay Akcora, a senior at Santa Monica High, was just announced as a Semifinalist in The Music Center's annual Spotlight program.  Spotlight is a free nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    News    March 14, 2019

United Methodist Church Divided as Church in Ocean Park Aligns with Progressives on LGBTQ rights

Rev Janet Gollery McKeithen, the minister of the Church in Ocean Park (CIOP) was ordained in the United Methodist Church 35 years ago. She is the daughter of the late United Methodist minister...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Arts    March 14, 2019

It's a Life Explores Death: Artists and Playwrights Share their Deepest Emotions

Death is mysterious and unexplainable. Yet, throughout time, artists have strived to unravel and explain it in ways that bring comfort to the living. Five artists will share their explorations of...

 

Can a Nice Jewish Boy Find Happiness Singing at the Church In Ocean Park?

Our photographer Mary Leipziger captured teen heartthrob (well ok, not really) Ross Altman, as he performed at the Church in Ocean Park. Altman has been singing at the Church in Ocean Park the Sunday...

 

Retirement Fest For Fromin's Founder Maurice Solomon Features Well, Deli Food What Else?

I enjoyed a warm, low key party to celebrate Maurice Solomon's retirement from the deli business after 65 years. His partner and friend from his Cleveland days, Dennis Fromin ,will be the new owner...

 

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