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Santa Monica Homeopathic Pharmacy Celebrates 75th Anniversary With Ribbon Cutting

SM Homeopathic Pharmacy celebrated its 75th anniversary with a Ribbon Cutting on Tuesday, October 29th 2019. In 1944, Norman and Mary Litvak felt it was "their patriotic duty to serve people by...

 

Trader Joes Installs Sign at 23rd Street and Wilshire Blvd. for their New Location

Trader Joe's has installed a sign, for their new location they plan to open at 23rd Street and Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica. This is TJ's second Santa Monica Location, after 31st and Pico Blvd. The...

 

CVS Pharmacy Will Move Into Building at 5th and Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica

CVS pharmacy will move into a building at the Southeast corner of 5th Street and Wilshire Blvd in downtown Santa Monica, according to signs posted at the site. The building was previously occupied by...

 

OneWest Launches Personal Finance Empowered A free digital financial education platform

With student loan and credit card debt rising to record highs and a report from Standard & Poor's finding U.S. ranks an uninspiring 14th in overall financial literacy, the platform comes at a...

 

Local Starbucks Remodels Seem Aimed at Efficiency More than Comfort. Why is that?

Is Starbucks deliberately remodeling its local coffee bars to make them less friendly to homeless people? Some on social media think so. They have noticed that the doorways to Starbucks new doublewide...

 

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...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    July 26, 2019

Doordash To Give Tips Back to Drivers, After NY Times Revealed Company Pockets Tips

As these things often do, it began with the best of intentions. The guys from Stanford who started Doordash, the nations biggest restaurant food delivery app, attended woke classes that explain to...

 
 By Omid Vojdani    Business    July 16, 2019

Lab Tested for Purity: Specialty Curated Vino With Dry Farm Wines

Wine. Like most people, I hated it at first, unable to detect the subtle nuances in flavor. Notes of cherry and a hint of tobacco? More like alcohol forward rotten grape juice, right? But, with some...

 
 By DPA    Business    June 14, 2019

Uber Air Taxis Take to the Skies Above Los Angeles, Dallas, Melbourne

Canberra (dpa) - Ride-hailing app Uber said Wednesday it will begin trialling its air taxi service in Australia's second-largest city next year. Melbourne will be third city in the world, after...

 

Apple Replaces its Iconic Music-focused iTunes Software on its Desktop and Laptop Computers

Los Angeles (dpa) - Technology giant Apple is replacing its iconic music-focused iTunes software on its desktop and laptop computers, the company announced on Monday, along with unveiling a number...

 
 By DPA    Business    May 31, 2019

Nazi Gold Train Hunter Unexpectedly discovers another hidden treasure

Walbrzych, Poland (dpa) - It was totally unexpected when Piotr Koper, who recently became infamous for his search for a mythical Nazi train laden with gold, found another sort of treasure. During the...

 
 By DPA    Business    May 29, 2019

Renault's core market is Europe, Asian Alliance with Japanese carmakers Nissan and Mitsubishi, and FCA is Strongest in the Americas

Rome (dpa) - Italo-American carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is proposing a 50-50 merger with France's Renault to create the world's third-largest automotive group behind Volkswagen and...

 

Los Angeles Lyft & Uber Drivers Rent Cars and end up Sleeping in Them

In the US, new-wave taxi companies like Uber and Lyft pay thousands of freelancers to drive for cheap, with many also leasing cars from the companies. The price of a new wave of mobility is being...

 
 By DPA    Business    May 25, 2019

Google says its applications will still function on Huawei devices after US order

Google services will continue to function on Huawei devices, the US company said Monday after the Trump administration imposed restrictions on doing business with the Chinese telecom giant. "We assure...

 
 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 DPA    Business    May 23, 2019

Conspicuous Consumption: California Based Company Markets the World's most Expensive coffee

(dpa) - Coffee lovers, pay attention: You've been drinking sub-par coffee - a Los Angeles roaster has set the bar way higher than anything you've ever tried with a 75-dollar cup of coffee. Klatch...

 
 By DPA    Business    May 23, 2019

US companies in China Report That Trump Tariffs Hurt Their Bottom Lines

Beijing (dpa) – More than 74 per cent of US companies in China reported that tariffs adopted as part of the US-China trade war are hurting their business, an industry group survey said Wednesday....

 

Riding Double is Trouble: Can Bird Build a Better Scooter Before it Runs out of Cash?

(tca/dpa) - A year ago, Bird Rides Inc. was flying high - and Silicon Valley was betting that it would keep on climbing. Thousands of the Santa Monica start-up's signature black-and-white scooters app...

 

Trump Declares National Emergency to protect Communications Networks From Chinese

Washington (dpa) - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency aimed at protecting US communication networks in a move that is seen as part of a broader effort to keep the...

 

Innovative Snacking Companies Are Finding Their Home in Santa Monica

We all love to eat. Unfortunately, most of us have grown up on sweet and salty snacks that taste great in the moment, but then we need to run to the gym to try to offset the damage done. Well, it no...

 

Santa Monica is Becoming the Center for Organic and Healthy Food Choices!

Clustered in a stretch of about 1 mile on Wilshire Boulevard you will find every kind of organic and healthy food option you might be looking for and all within Santa Monica. The healthy and organic f...

 

Gates Kingsley Gates Guarantees 100% Satisfaction in New Office Location

Gates, Kingsley & Gates Moeller Murphy funeral home has been a fixture in Santa Monica for more than 75 years. In addition to providing services to the community, it once prepared the remains of...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    April 25, 2019

JP Morgan Chase Bank Experiences Broad Outage in California

4/22/19: Chase Bank is apparently experiencing a regional outage in California, where customers are unable to obtain their true balances or do online banking. Several websites which track outages, suc...

 

Street Vendors Decriminalized, as Long as They're In the Right Place at the Right Time

On Tuesday, the Santa Monica City Council voted to institute an emergency ordinance that would require sidewalk vendors to acquire licenses and permits. They would also be barred from operating in...

 
 By Mona Day    Business    March 14, 2019

2,000 Foodies Raised $1.3 million in Support of PPLA Food Fare

The highly anticipated annual culinary event PPLA Food Fare returned to Barker Hangar on Thursday, March 7 for its 40th anniversary. Over 150 of Southern California's best restaurants, caterers and...

 

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