Public safety and security costs have increased nearly twentyfold at the popular free summer concerts since 2013, forcing the city of Santa Monica to consider scaling back or ending the series
Arts Commissioner Phil Brock says the pier events “are now a security burden to our city” Is it time for the popular Twilight Concert Series, held each summer at the Santa Monica Pier, to come to an end? Santa Monica Arts Commissioner...Show More Summary
Your California Bucket List: Essential adventures and experiences in the Golden State Jan. 7, 2017, 6 a.m. (Al Seib, Brian van der Brug, Rick Loomis, Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) Here's our growing guide to essential California adventures, easy to edgy. We'll be adding to it daily all...
No more rats, rabbits, or spiders on the beach... No trip to a Los Angeles tourist trap would be quite complete without a quick sidestep to avoid a python-wrapped man offering photos with his boa constrictor for money. Santa Monica city...Show More Summary
Cardistry wizard Zach Mueller works his magic on the Santa Monica Pier. Special guest appearance by cardist CJ Ocampo.
This is a video from Kuma Films of playing card illusionist Zach Mueller (who I feel like I've watched grow up right before my eyes) demonstrating his skills while visiting the Santa Monica Pier. He was good before, but he's even better now. Show More Summary
Kuma Films has captured footage in California of Los Angeles card illusionist Zach Mueller of Fontaine Cards manipulating a deck of cards in unbelievable ways while hanging out on the Santa Monica Pier. We have previously written about Zach and his masterful card tricks. A photo posted by Kuma Films (@kumafilms) on Dec 19, 2016 […]
Jennifer Pandul's beach workout doesn't feature much cardio, but there's a lot of bending, stretching and stripping down to a tiny outfit... so we endorse it. The redheaded model was gettin' fit at Santa Monica beach by the pier, and eventually…
Scientists predict sea levels to rise up to 38 inches by the year 2100. [ more › ]
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA - The all-new seven-seater 2018 Volkswagen Atlas appears for the first time at the Volkswagen Atlas Reveal on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif. on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016. The Atlas will go on sale in the second quarter of 2017. (Dan [...]
volkswagen chose an iconic north american location to whip the covers from its all-new atlas suv - the santa monica pier which is the west coast (californian) end of the historic route 66. now in production at volkswagen’s north american...Show More Summary
The Volkswagen Atlas seven-seat SUV made its world premiere today at California’s Santa Monica Pier, but don’t expect to see it arrive in Australian showrooms any time soon. The company’s most obviously North American-focused vehicle marks a “new chapter” in its history there, as it seeks to make a clean break from the diesel emissions […]
From Santa Monica to the San Gabriel Valley, a new wave of brewery tasting rooms has opened. Here are four to keep an eye on. Santa Monica Brew Works Located just two miles from the Santa Monica Pier (and only a couple of blocks from an Expo Line train station), Santa Monica Brew Works is the first...
Competition turns energy sources into public art If we told a power plant was being built off the coast of Santa Monica, mere yards from the Santa Monica Pier, you'd think Santa Monica leaders had lost their minds. But what if that power...Show More Summary
It’s 1946. You’re a young guy, good-looking, roaming Los Angeles with one thing on the brain—no, not that thing. You just want to be admired, hopefully on the big screen. For now, there’s Muscle Beach, by the Santa Monica pier, where you lift rusty dumbbells with bikini-clad men like Malcolm Brenner, a.k.a. Show More Summary
In recent months, SoCal residents have responded to calls for conservation in an astounding way, following important tips from campaigns like Conserve Energy SoCal. On select days during these HOT summer months, Californians conserved enough energy to power up to 3.6 MILLION TVs to see the Dodgers in action. [ more › ]
34-year-old Calvin Earl Gullett was denied free food and went off in the restaurant's kitchen. [ more › ]
This pop-up wedding at Santa Monica Pier in California was very public, ultra gorgeous, and super colorful. The carnival backdrop is making our day and we're giddy with the whole thing. The wedding planner, Korinna from Le Festin Events,...Show More Summary
A team from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania envisions a bold new world where giant paper boats float off Santa Monica Pier, harnessing solar energy to revitalize California's coastal ecology. Another finalist of LAGI 2016: Santa Monica, anShow More Summary