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Articles from the December 15, 2014 edition

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 By Jack Sadler    News    December 15, 2014

SMMUSD Outlines Water Sustainability Progress at Meeting

In light of a statewide drought and environmental concerns, the SMMUSD Board of Education discussed the progress of district-wide water conservation measures and outlined ideas for the future. Despite admittedly flawed data, members of the...

 

After Hacker Threats, Sony Cancels North Korea Movie

Sony Pictures Entertainment handed a victory to its tormentors Wednesday, announcing it would pull a movie that has angered North Korea, amid reports that U.S. intelligence has connected the Thanksgiving hack on the studio to the isolated Communist...

 

Stolen Car Recovered after Chase through SM

Police chased a man suspected of stealing a car Wednesday evening from North Hollywood through Santa Monica to Malibu and all points between. The man drove erratically and was alone in the BMW that was reported stolen. The pursuit began around 6:45 p...

 

The Giving Spirit

From December 11 - 14, over 1000 volunteers from The Giving Spirit assembled and distributed almost 2,600 survival kits to homeless men, women and children living in shelters and on the streets of...

 

Local News Briefs

Elaine Polachek Named Santa Monica's Interim City Manager Elaine Polachek, Santa Monica's current Assistant City Manager has been named Interim City Manager as Rod Gould's retirement at the end of Jan...

 

Students Rally Against Police Abuse at SM City Hall

About 50-60 people attended a rally to honor the victims of what organizer Amanda Gordon called "Police abuse. Our goal was to bring awareness of the issue to our community, whichwant to keep the...

 
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Saint Monica Statue 80th Anniversary

The Santa Monica History Museum announces the 80th Anniversary of the Statue of Saint Monica in Palisades Park. The 18-ft. high Art Deco Sculpture for whom Santa Monica was named was sculpted in 1934...

 
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Orion Featured At SMC Planetarium In January

The Santa Monica College John Drescher Planetarium launches 2015 with a special feature show and two telescope-observing events on Friday evenings. The January shows are: • Starbirth in Orion’s Sword on January 9 and 16. Explore the massive...

 
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Griffith Observatory Marks Shortest Day Of The Year With Winter Solstice Activities December 21

As fall ends and winter arrives in the northern hemisphere, Griffith Observatory invites members of the news media to cover the winter solstice on Sunday, December 21, 2014, at local noon (11:51 a.m., PST) and at sunset (4:48 p.m., PST). Observatory...

 
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EVENTS CALENDAR

The Holiday Shop at GRACIE November 15 -December 23 Tuesday - Saturday, 11 AM-6 PM Each year, the GRACIE gift shop expands for the holidays, filling to the brim with artful, one-of-a-kind gifts hand-selected by the Santa Monica Museum of Art’s reta...

 

Public Input Sought on Final Phase of Reed Park Improvements

The City of Santa Monica is kicking off the final phase of improvements at Reed Park, which will focus on the 1-acre lawn in the northeast section of the park. The redesign will seek to better connect the lawn with the rest of this active park....

 

MOVIE REVIEW: NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB

I was one of the lucky few press who, several months ago, was treated to some early clips of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB. My appetite for more was quickly whetted on seeing just brief...

 

What's Worse? Trading Kemp Or Piazza

In 1998 the Dodgers traded away Mike Piazza in what immediately became the most unpopular move in their Los Angeles history. Last week the Dodgers traded away Matt Kemp, and judging by initial reactio...

 

Kobe Has Been Great, But The Greatest Laker???

When the National Basketball Association revealed its list of the 50 greatest players of all time I was on the selection committee. When the list was made public, unfortunately so was the balloting...

 

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