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Love Babies? Help Knit for Good!

Jenny Yancey and Dan Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jenny Yancey  and Dan Siegel

Located in Santa Monica, Stitches from the Heart sends handmade blankets and articles of clothing to babies all over the United States.

NY's High Line Designer Wins Park Job In Santa Monica

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This qualifies as very good news for fans of ambitious landscape architecture, not to mention for residents of Santa Monica: Field Operations, the sup...

Santa Monica Police Search For Serial Arsonist

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Santa Monica authorities stepped up their search this morning for a serial arsonist who has struck at least six times in the last month....

Special Event: Green Business Panel at the 8th Annual Conscious Life Expo: "Creating a Thriving Green Economy for Greater LA"

Claire Amber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Amber

The Greater Los Angeles area has much to offer in terms of green businesses, innovative thought and networking events geared towards raising consciousness and promoting sustainability.

Choking at the Intellectual Feast

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Joseph

As I wrote previously, this weekend I'm attending the fascinating Renaissance Weekend in Santa Monica, an event which brings to mind that infamous Rob...

Renaissance Weekend Comes to Santa Monica

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mark Joseph

I've been receiving invitations to the Renaissance Weekend for nearly a decade now and am only now getting around to joining this illustrious group fo...

Upward Bound House Family Shelter

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Santa Monica-based Upward Bound bought a motel, redesigned it from the outside in and started a brand new family shelter. Last month's grand opening was inspiring, but now it's down to business.

Broad Museum: Beverly Hills In 'Bidding War' With Santa Monica

LA Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While we told you recently that Santa Monica was reported to be close to wrapping up a deal to have Eli Broad's much anticipated museum open in the be...

Adventures With the Stinky Cheese Man: Andrew From Andrew's Cheese Shop

Claire Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Claire Thomas

The trick to getting past the scary cheese phobia is talking to your local cheese monger and tasting regularly.

Main Street Stores Serve Up Discounts and Drinks Today -- The First Last Friday

Terry Gardner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Terry Gardner

Main Street shops in Santa Monica will stay open late Friday to inaugurate a monthly event: Last Fridays. Discounts will be served up with snacks and cocktails at select stores

Yoga Gives Back at Yogis Anonymous This Weekend

Michael Martin | Posted 01.20.2012 | Los Angeles
Michael Martin

Yogis Anonymous will hold its Yoga Gives Back fundraiser Saturday. The two hour Yoga Gives Back fundraiser will feature four esteemed yoga instructors.

Will Eli Broad Join Jeffrey Deitch and MOCA on Grand Avenue?

Brady Westwater | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brady Westwater

After a cross-town game of musical chairs, the Broad Art collection may finally have the one site that makes the most sense, south of Disney Hall and across Grand Avenue from MOCA.

Vietnam Vet's Photos Show Santa Monica Pier During One Last Mellow Summer

Anthea Raymond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Anthea Raymond

In 1982, Vietnam veteran Jeffrey Giglioli hadn't been feeling well. His therapists encouraged him to return to his first love, still photography. So he spent the summer at the Santa Monica Pier.

Friday is LA's EV day -- Nissan's Leaf Hits Dodger Stadium, Santa Monica

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

For its first public showings outside Japan, Nissan's all-new Leaf "pure EV" plug-in electric sedan will see the first light of an American day at a press event this Friday morning at Dodger Stadium.

More Big Bucks for Roads in California: Oh, Goody!

Larry Arnstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Larry Arnstein

The State of California is getting ready to spend $20 billion, which we don't happen to have, but never mind that, on (hold your breath) freeway expansion!

Is Harley-Davidson the Next Casualty?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

How can Harley-Davidson stem the bleeding of red ink?

Holding Nothing Back

Laura Avery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Laura Avery

Holding nothing back satisfies the cook who knows what to make of all the parts of a fresh, grass-fed lamb, cow, goat or pig, and it satisfies the small farmer who raises the animals.

Crawling Back To Life

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

You have to be a scuba diver to see the difference, but areas of Santa Monica Bay that were historically fouled by sewage discharges are making a stro...

Take the (A) Train -- Your Name Here on Metro

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Why aren't we asking the business and philanthropic community to help do their part by offering to pick up the tab on Metro station construction?

Welcome to HuffPost LA

Willow Bay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Willow Bay

Our goal is to give LA a page of its own, where bloggers can express themselves on the issues that matter to them -- whether they're substantive, sublime, simple or just plain fun.

Santa Monica Businesses Aim to "Get Rid Of" Gourmet Food Trucks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The marinated Korean beef short ribs, organic salads and Vietnamese grilled pork sandwiches might be mouth-watering to the long lines of patrons they ...

The Magic and Music of Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

There simply is no higher form of entertainment than a night under the tent with Cirque Du Soleil's experience of dreaming while awake in a magical atmosphere.

The Santa Monica Pier: Still Hip at 100

Terry Gardner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Terry Gardner

If you live in the Los Angeles area or will be visiting this week, there's a big shindig in Santa Monica on Wednesday evening, September 9, 2009 to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Santa Monica Pier.

Help Us Save Laurel Canyon and Mulholland Drive

Paul Edelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Edelman

What is now a refuge for mule deer, hawks, bobcats and other wildlife, can quickly turn into a housing development, if $145,000 is not raised by August 17th.

Should Closed Car Dealers Be Re-Opened by Congress?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Dealers say that automakers will save little -- if anything -- from closing outlets.