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
Earlier this summer, I won tickets to HUSHfest, one of a series of silent dance concerts at the end of the Santa Monica Pier. The setting was spectacular: 30 feet above the Pacific Ocean and 500 yards beyond the edge of the continent,...Show More Summary
Santa Monica is a lovely city, home to Shutters on the Beach and Casa Del Mar and of course the famous Santa Monica Pier. And Three's Company. Santa Monica Municipal Airport ("SMO") is a general aviation airport six miles north of LAX. Show More Summary
Art, of course Courtesy of FriendsWithYou Photography by Joshua White Those who’ve passed by Santa Monica Pier on Thursday nights might have noticed some of its newest additions: glowing neon balloons—some looking like stalagmites, others slightly phallic in shape—gently swaying in the ocean breeze. They are, of course, art. Show More Summary
BØRNS hits the stage for his performance during the annual Twilight Series at the Santa Monica Pier on Thursday (July 14) in Santa Monica, Calif. During the show, the 24-year-old singer launched a ton of glowing balls into the crowd, which were bounced around throughout a song. At one point, a ball was knocked to [...]
It's not just for tourists anymore In the week since the release of Pokémon Go, players around Los Angeles have fallen off an ocean bluff, discovered a corpse, and called 911 seeking access to fire stations. There’s a lot to shake your head at. Show More Summary
By now, you've no doubt seen crowds of "Pokémon GO" players all over the place. A Wartortle just showed up on Santa Monica Pier and HUNDREDS of people ran for it. Absolutely insane #PokemonGO pic.twitter.com/ySfjWMaNYh — Sam Thorne (@Strippin)...Show More Summary
This giant mob of people on the Santa Monica pier all celebrated catching a dragonair. #PokemonGO pic.twitter.com/CsAOS2ag3f — Travis Gafford (@TravisGafford) July 12, 2016 On the one hand, healthful exercise out in the fresh air… … New Zealand police have issued multiple warnings about the addictive app after people swam and kayaked out to a […]
Apparently someone caught a Dragonair. [ more › ]
Hundreds of Southern Californians flocked to Santa Monica Pier on Monday night, but it wasn't to take in the beauty of the ocean or enjoy a peaceful ride on the lighted Ferris wheel. The mob was there for Pokémon Go. Engrossed by their smartphones, fans of the game wandered around the pier looking...
The recent debut of the Expo Line, the first of many public transportation initiatives to come in Los Angeles, spurs one question: Where will it take me to eat? The line spans from downtown to the Santa Monica Pier, and since I hail from the Westside, we'll start at the ocean and head east roughly halfway, to Culver City. Show More Summary
The attack happened a half mile from the Santa Monica Pier [ more › ]
A defense attorney says SEAL Theo Krah confronted the man because he was taking pictures of young girls on the Santa Monica pier, but insists he is innocent
The attorney for a Navy SEAL accused of beating and stabbing a man to death said that his client was innocent and that he had initially confronted the man because he was taking photos of young girls on the Santa Monica Pier. Attorney Anthony Salerno on Thursday said his client, Theo Andrew Krah,...