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Articles from the November 11, 2013 edition

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Venice-based Snapchat Turned Down More Than $3B from Facebook

Facebook has dangled more than $3 billion in cash to woo Snapchat, the popular photo-messaging used by younger audiences, amid growing signs of waning interest among teens in the world's largest...

 

Council Approves Huge Hotels for 4th and Colorado

Santa Monica is moving closer to bringing a pair of six-story hotels to Fifth and Colorado, just across 4th street and Colorado from the Expo Line terminus and Colorado Esplanade project. The city...

 

Westside Ballet Takes the Nutcracker to the Broad Stage

Celebrating 40 years of performances, Westside Ballet of Santa Monica is excited to announce the 2013 performances of their holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Joining the company for the first time...

 

SM Dog Walker Charged After Dog Bites 4-Year-Old Girl

A professional dog walker in Santa Monica was charged with child endangerment after a 4-year-old girl was bitten in the leg by a Staffordshire terrier, law enforcement authorities said Tuesday evening. Rebecca McGroerty, 26, was with the dog inside...

 

Woman Arrested After Fiery Crash

A 39-year-old woman was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving for triggering a eight-vehicle crash on the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Palms Sunday, the California Highway Patrol said. At least one car was engulfed in flames, but no injuries...

 

Whitey Bulger Sentenced To Life In Prison

Former Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for his murderous reign of terror in the 1970s and ‘80s, bringing to a close a case that exposed FBI corruption so deep that many people across the city...

 

Gang Member Convicted on Murders and Attempted Murders

On November 12, 2013 a jury found Jose Zapien, a known gang member, guilty of the 2006 murders of Eduardo Lopez and Miguel Martin as well as the attempted murders of 12 other people. The murder of Eduardo Lopez occurred on 2/28/2006 and the murder...

 

Josh Brolin Causes Trouble at O'Brien's

O’Brien’s Irish Pub and Restaurant in Santa Monica, CA is getting lots of free advertising around the world thanks to Josh Brolin, the likable actor who seems to have major issues with alcohol. Brolin, the Oscar nominated son of James Brolin and...

 

International Education Week Celebration at SMC

Santa Monica College is celebrating International Education Week Nov. 18-22 with a lively festival featuring food, games, and international dances; an informative session on the benefits and options...

 

Will USC Keep Orgeron? Maybe

After USC routed California Saturday, scoring 62 points, I began hearing from Trojan fans who asked the same question. They wanted to know if Ed Orgeron has a chance of remaining as the Trojans'...

 

Newcomers Help Kings Win

The Los Angeles Kings have been bringing their “A-Game,” playing without the services of sharp-shooters Jarret Stoll and Jeff Carter. Since both players have been out of the lineup with injuries, the Kings still managed to pull out victories...

 

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