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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. ...

If Charities Can Beg, Why Not People?

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.23.2012 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

A federal judge recently ruled that hurting people in the State of Utah have the constitutional right to beg on the streets, based on the fact that th...

Locanda Portofino - Italy in Santa Monica

Jay Weston | Posted 04.28.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

When is a neighborhood Italian restaurant more than a neighborhood Italian restaurant? When people travel from all over the city to eat there. The ultimate "neighborhood restaurant that isn't" is Locanda Portofino.

Theater Review: Our Town in Santa Monica

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts
Hoyt Hilsman

Thorton Wilder's play is arguably the greatest work in American dramatic literature. It combines elements of the mundane and universal, the quotidian and the divine, the parochial and the eternal.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 5-11

Bettina Korek | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

For the first of three MOCA events, CamLab will transform two adjoining spaces in the museum, encouraging visitors to oscillate between immersion and agency as they occupy the various perspectives proposed by the installation.

3 Themes of Gov 2.0 L.A. 2012

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 02.13.2012 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

We are past the point where the "Gov 2.0" in our name does more than evoke recognition. It is time to focus not on the theoretical but on the practical.

WATCH: How Was Gwyneth Paltrow Behind A Famous Televised Kiss?

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 11.30.2011 | Black Voices

Long before captivating moviegoers across the globe with her award-winning acting skills, Gwyneth Paltrow was front and center of a pivotal cultural s...

Santa Monica: How the People's Republic Became a Business Mecca

Frank Gruber | Posted 12.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Frank Gruber

Why does L.A. need to subsidize offices downtown when Santa Monica has developers banging on the door?

Highlights From Big Bang Forum Music Biz Conference

Jeff Pollack | Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The Big Bang Forum, a gathering of top execs from the media, music, and digital space, had its fifth meeting this past Friday at a boutique hotel in S...

Vini, Vidi, Kiti: Santa Monica Cat Show

Turnstyle | Posted 10.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Small Plane Crashes Into California Yard

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- A pilot suffered a broken leg after crashing a small plane into the yard of a home near Santa Monica Airport, authorities said...

LA Date Night: The Best Yoga & Pizza Is At The End Of The 10 Freeway

| Lien Ta | Posted 10.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It's happened -- whilst in downward-dog pose, you spot The Perfect Girl just six mats over (and she's very good at yoga). You find out she'll be back ...

Whitey Bulger's Girlfriend Pleads Not Guilty

AP | By DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

BOSTON (AP) -- The girlfriend of reputed former crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who is accused of helping him elude authorities while they were on t...

Chain Letter: A Group Exhibition Featuring Sixteen Hundred Artists. Fact or Fiction?

Lisa Adams | Posted 09.30.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

2011-07-31-Screenshot20110731at5.09.27PM.jpg "This is a chain letter, yes, but it is also an invitation to participate in the Chain Letter show at the Shoshana Wayne Gallery. See below for details and please forward this to 10 artists you admire."

Ready, Set, Shop: L.A.'s 5 Newest Fashion and Beauty Spots

Style Section L.A. | Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

Bored of shopping the same old stores? Here are a few of L.A.'s freshest retail spots -- lovingly curated by the staff of Style Section L.A.

Lavi Daniel at Rosamund Felsen Gallery

Tracey Harnish | Posted 09.20.2011 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

2011-07-21-Screenshot20110721at9.24.38AM.jpg It's a curious mix that Lavi Daniel conjures in painting and sculpture. Both are about density but in very different ways.

Bulger Traveled Incognito And Heavily Armed To Boston

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 08.27.2011 | Crime

BOSTON — Notorious gangster James "Whitey" Bulger told agents who arrested him last week that he returned to Boston in disguise and "armed to th...

New Teaching Method Hones Students' Snap Decisions

Posted 08.20.2011 | Education

In Santa Monica, Calif., one school is testing out a new method of learning that focuses more on gut decisions than guidelines. It's called "percept...

Los Angeles: Art Deco Mecca

Tamie Adaya | Posted 08.16.2011 | Los Angeles
Tamie Adaya

Los Angeles has made a very worthy contribution to the universally-popular Art Deco style. Here's a few of my favorites I would like to share with you.

LA Date Night: Santa Monica's Secret Happy Hour

| Lien Ta | Posted 08.09.2011 | Los Angeles

When June Gloom is in effect, Santa Monica's marine layer isn't all that attractive to be around. It does, however, burn off by afternoon -- and certa...

Los Angeles Welcomes a Gourmet's Paradise at The Market in Santa Monica Place

Mary Hall | Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Mary Hall

Pictured: The Welcome Committee at the opening of The Market (photo: M.Hall) Recently, I stopped in at the VIP Opening Party for the new gourmet...