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Gleaning Program Provides Fresh Produce to the Needy

Sarah Spitz | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green
Sarah Spitz

On this particular winter Wednesday, 26 labeled boxes containing 554 pounds of apples, citrus, salad greens, kale, squash, garlic, turnips, cucumbers and radishes have been collected by friendly volunteers wearing hats and aprons that say "Food Forward."

Joe's Pizza: The Real New Yorker

Scott Bridges | Posted 04.02.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

As Californians, we're very picky about our pizza. And we have a lot of options. I personally have about a dozen choices between my place and Joe's, but if I want real New York-style pizza, why settle?

Rent Control in Santa Monica & Chivalry: Not Dead Yet

Greg White | Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Greg White

The rust-colored carpet crunched beneath my feet as I walked in the living room. If this were Japan and I were asked to remove my shoes, I would slip into the kitchen and commit hara-kiriinstead.

Nation Watches Tonight: Will Santa Monica Close Down the Only Youth Center Committed to Social Justice Issues?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 03.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Jeff Biggers

In a line: The Pico Youth and Family Center should have its budget doubled, and its programs and leadership models replicated across the state of California and the country.

The Fine Art of Appreciation

Paul LaRosa | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Paul LaRosa

I've thought about this for a long time now. If there's one great thing about growing up without a lot of money or status, it's that everything you achieve in life is a bonus -- if you have the right attitude. At least, that's how I feel about it.

One Way To Save The Santa Monica Nativity Scenes

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.26.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

It's not that often that my beloved Santa Monica finds itself in the news -- both locally and nationally. But here it is. Today's LA Times headline reads "Santa Monica can bar Nativity Scenes." This morning's New York Times weighed in as well, with "A City Ban Changes the Christmas Scene."

Starting Over After Devastating Injuries

Claire Fordham | Posted 12.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Claire Fordham

One minute, Dr. Russell Moon, 58, was a super-fit cyclist with a thriving dental practice in Santa Monica, Calif. The next, he was paralyzed from the shoulders down. A driver making a left turn didn't see him, and knocked Dr. Moon off his mountain bike.

Jamaica, Farewell Thrills Audiences at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Xaque Gruber | Posted 12.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

A thrill ride from beginning to end, with equal parts suspense and laughter, Jamaica, Farewell has been captivating audiences worldwide for five years and returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse on November 9.

Comedian Rob Delaney Extends Reddit AMA on YouTube Live Show

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.12.2012 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

When asked how to get out of jury duty, Rob replies, "Get arrested." He did four years ago. And now he's all set. "So, be a man, and then also commit crimes."

WATCH: $25,000 A Day For A Tree?

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.07.2012 | Los Angeles

It makes sense that in the eco-friendly, liberal-leaning city of Santa Monica, Calif., tears would be shed over a tree. But it's also a very special t...

One Eye, Three Points of View, and a Blue Moon

David Hume Kennerly | Posted 11.04.2012 | Arts
David Hume Kennerly

My mission was to try and make three totally different photos of the same subject with the three cameras, and I would only have a few minutes to do it before the moon disappeared into the haze.

WATCH: DJ Remixes LA, Comes Up With Something Awesome

Posted 08.16.2012 | Los Angeles

What does LA sound like to you? Perhaps an orchestra working to a hip hop beat, or soft acoustic guitar? In a KCET series called Artbound, DJ Cut C...

Woman Sues For Billions Because Parking Meters Allegedly Make Her Sick

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.17.2012 | Weird News

A woman says Santa Monica's new parking meters are ruining her health because of the wireless signal they emit and she wants $1.7 billion to make up f...

Ocean Avenue Seafood: It's the Season for Seasonal Fish

Scott Bridges | Posted 10.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

The August heat is upon us, and it's likely that your appetite has disappeared like the June gloom. It's time for lighter meals, refreshing drinks and ocean breezes. And an ideal place to find all that is at Ocean Avenue Seafood.

Surf, Sand And Santa Monica

Vitamin Daily | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel
Vitamin Daily

On a recent trip to Southern California, Caroline Gault, guest editor to Vitamin Daily, was so blown away by the beachy-chic lifestyle of Santa Monica that she decided to drop everything and move there.

PHOTOS: 12 Gorgeous Hotel Golf Courses With Ocean Views

Oyster | Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel
Oyster

For all you golfers out there -- Hi, Dad! -- we found twelve beautiful hotel golf courses around the globe that have killer vistas to boot.

Smoke-Free Santa Monica?

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 07.12.2012 | Los Angeles

Put out your cigarettes, smoking tenants of Santa Monica. Tuesday night, the city council passed an ordinance that curtails smoking in apartments, ...

The Orange Line Extension -- Another Reason to Leave Your Car at Home

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.02.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Unless you are transporting your horse from Chatsworth to the polo field at Will Rogers State Park in Pacific Palisades, there is no reason not to ride the Orange Line.

A Take Out Order of the Westside Subway Extension

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With the Rampture upon us and street services repaving the street I live on, even though my stretch seems just fine, I have been challenged of late to see the L.A. transportation glass as mostly full.

Lineup Revealed For Summer Concert Series On Santa Monica Pier

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

What's better than a free concert, especially when it's on the beach at sunset? Not much. That's why we're elated to announce that the Santa Monica Pi...

Brick + Mortar: The Next Santa Monica Hot Spot

Scott Bridges | Posted 07.17.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

Tucked away, off charming Main Street in Santa Monica, is a hot new restaurant serving modern American cuisine in an indoor/outdoor setting.

BEWARE: Parking In Santa Monica Just Got A Little Unfriendlier

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.09.2012 | Los Angeles

Parking in Santa Monica just got a little unfriendlier. Starting Monday, the city will be installing ground sensors and new meters at all of its m...

Tuition Plan In California Would Be Illegal, State AG Says

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.19.2012 | College

Charging nearly four times more for in-demand core classes at Santa Monica College is illegal, according to the California attorney general's office. ...

Chain Reaction

Jeffrey Abelson | Posted 05.30.2012 | Arts
Jeffrey Abelson

Paul Conrad had a desire to make a bold statement about our nuclear madness, and came up with a concept for a gigantic mushroom cloud made out of chain links. He called it "Chain Reaction."

PHOTOS: Free Food Truck Night In Santa Monica

Posted 03.26.2012 | Los Angeles

Free food! Even if you know nothing about BBC America's new television show "No Kitchen Required," you're sure to love the way they're celebrating. ...