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 By Observer Staff    News    August 25, 2019 

End of Summer Comes Early, as SMMUSD Returns to School on Thursday August 22nd

All 16 public schools in the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District begin classes on Thursday, August 22nd. Parents and kids will need to figure out where they are going to be dropped off. The...

 

Girls Who Code Holds Graduation at Santa Monica Riot HQ

At the August 2, 2019 graduation the girls presented their final projects, heard from Riot Games' Head of Technology Mike Seavers and commemorated their achievements from the past few weeks. For the...

 

Wanted: That Old Clarinet, Violin, Guitar, Flute or other Instrument in your Closet

Scott Price and Janice Hou are hosting their second musical instrument drive from August 5th through August 16th. Scott and Janice say they have always been passionate about music and by its unique...

 

Young Local Filmmaker Alexander Paen Is Already Living 'The Dream'

This summer, young Brentwood Filmmaker Alexander Paen -- a 20-year-old student at Chapman University in Orange – was found high up in the stands at Fairfax High School's gym, videotaping games of a...

 

Memorial Service for Angel's Tyler Skaggs at Saint Monica's Catholic Church

Three weeks after his death, Angel's pitcher Tyler Skaggs was memorialized at Saint Monica's Catholic Church. The memorial service began Monday 7/22 at 11 AM. Admission was by invitation, and the...

 
 By Stan Greene    Sports    July 14, 2019

Tyler Skaggs Mother Debbie Throws Out the First Pitch at Friday's Angels v. Mariners Game

Friday night July 12, Debbie Skaggs threw out the first pitch, and the entire Angels team wore "45" in memory of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Skaggs died on July 1 of uncertain causes, and this was...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    July 8, 2019

Main Street Independence Day Parade in Santa Monica Draws Crowds, quakes

Despite the earthquakes, Santa Monica conducted its annual parade on Thursday July 4, 2019. It lasted from 9:30 to 11 am. The 6.4 Richter scale temblor occurred at 10:19 am. The parade featured more...

 
 By Observer Staff    Sports    July 6, 2019

Hometown Hero Tyler Skagg's Life Celebrated, after LA Angel Pitcher Dies at 27

On July 1, 2019, Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Southlake, Texas. The LA Angels were visiting to play the Texas Rangers. The cause of death has yet to be...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 6, 2019

Samohi's Skaggs To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

We're posting a 2014 old story about Tyler Skaggs on the homepage. Nerves are raw, and he is missed, so let's talk about his life rather than his demise. Santa Monica will surely never know anyone...

 
 By Phil Brock    Schools    June 20, 2019

Oh the Places You'll Go: 670 seniors graduate at Samohi

With shouts of "19" echoing across the stage, the Santa Monica High School Class of 2019 flipped their tassels from right to left and exuberantly took their final steps as high school students. This...

 
 By Roger Vincent    Business    May 25, 2019

Co-working spaces: Not just for start-up bros anymore

Co-working is often more pleasant these days than putting in eight hours at a traditional office. If you'd prefer a workspace that looks like a chic hotel lobby with waiters at your service, that can...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    Crime    April 29, 2019

Homeless Man Charged with Setting the Skirball Fire, Other Fires in the Sepulveda Pass

Charges have been filed against a homeless man who allegedly set a number of fires near Sepulveda Boulevard and Getty Center Drive on Easter Sunday, April 21. Steven William Adkison, 31, now faces fou...

 

SamoHi Places Second in the National Ocean Science Bowl Finals in Washington DC

On April 14, 2019 Santa Monica High School placed second in the 22nd Annual National Ocean Science Bowl Finals. The finals carried the theme "Observe the Ocean; Secure the Future" in Washington DC....

 
 By David Ganezer    News    April 20, 2019

Santa Monica High School Choir Performed at Notre Dame de Paris 3 Days Before Fire

4/15/2019: Santa Monica High School Choir performed at Notre Dame de Paris on Friday April 12, 2019, just 60 hours before a great fire that heavily damaged the cathedral. They may have been the last...

 

Becca's Closet Needs Bridesmaid Gowns, Shoes, Costume Jewelry, small, dressy purses

Flair Cleaners Santa Monica will host the Flair Cares Prom Dress Collection April 1 to 30 to benefit Becca’s Closet, a nonprofit providing formal attire for local high school youth who cannot...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    April 9, 2019

Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the SamoHi Titanic with a $385 million "Discovery" Building

Ground broke on Tuesday for a new structure, dubbed the Discovery Building, at the Santa Monica High School campus. Its function is to replace the Science and Technology buildings which were...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

5th Annual Chords2Cure Concert raises money to fight pediatric cancer

A total of 25 talented local teens lent their voices and instruments in support of the 5th Annual Chords2Cure: Curing Pediatric Cancer One Chord at a Time benefit concert which took place Sunday,...

 
 By David Ganezer    Schools    March 4, 2019

SamoHi Wins LA Regional Science Bowl, Defeating UniHi and Arcadia High at JPL

This Saturday February 23, 2019 Santa Monica High Schools Ocean Science Bowl Team won the 20th Annual Los Angeles Regional Competition at JPL in Pasadena. "Team members included Ireland Neville, Ryan...

 

Local Girl Wins Title in Royal International Miss Pageant in Fullerton

2/17/19: On Sunday, Samantha Macklin competed in the Royal International Miss Pageant in Fullerton CA. She walked away with the title "Queen of RIM's Miss West Coast Jr. Teen." Samantha has been...

 

Bubba Watson, Dustin Johnson, Jim Furyk & Jordan Speith To Headline Genesis Open a the Riviera

Bubba Watson was preparing for his post-golf life around at this time last year when his win in the Genesis Open at Riviera Country Club reassured him that his talent was still there. This year's...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    January 7, 2019

Top Ten Stories of 2018. Here's our take on the biggest local stories of 2018.

For a relatively small metropolis, Santa Monica has more than its fair share of national headlines. We're the little city that can...make news. Here's our take on the biggest local stories of 2018....

 
 By Livia Squires    Arts    December 6, 2018

Westside Ballet of Santa Monica Celebrates 46th Annual Performance of Nutcracker

Santa Monica (10/22/18) – Westside Ballet of Santa Monica and the Santa Monica College Symphony Orchestra, announced its 46th season of the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. After selling out five...

 

CSUDH Physicist Kenneth Ganezer, 65, Dead from Vascular Dementia in Los Angeles

Professor Kenneth Ganezer died Thursday of complications from Vascular Dementia. He was just 65. He was a kind and gentle man and teacher, who will be missed by his many friends and students. Ken was...

 

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