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Snapchat, sponsoring Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concerts, announces lineup

Snapchat Inc. was something of a hit at last year's Santa Monica Pier Twilight Concert Series, attracting throngs of festival-goers hoping to win towels, bags and plushies featuring the chat app’s “Ghostface Chillah” logo from its booth. Expect an encore from Snapchat this summer. The 5-year-old,...

Santa Monica Pier's Looff Hippodrome Turns 100

A big celebration is planned for the venerable carousel house One of Santa Monica's most overlooked landmarks is celebrating its one hundredth birthday this year. The Looff Hippodrome tends to get upstaged by the flashier ferris wheel it shares space with on the Santa Monica Pier. Show More Summary

U2's The Edge and his decade-long fight to build on a pristine Malibu hillside

Sweetwater Mesa sits on an untouched hillside 1,000 feet above the Malibu Pier. More than 150 acres, it straddles an old Jeep road that climbs into the Santa Monica Mountains. It’s steep, rugged terrain, empty apart from small lizards, flying insects and the occasional rattlesnake. Chaparral and...

Lea Michele Celebrates 10 Years of Toms in Santa Monica

Lea Michele poses with Toms founder Blake Mycoskie after arriving at the AT&T and TOMS 10 Year Celebration Shoebox held at Santa Monica Pier on Friday (May 6) in Santa Monica, Calif. The 29-year-old Scream Queens actress had the chance to view the “A Walk in Their Shoes” VR experience at the event, which chronicles [...]

Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel Will Go Dark For a Month

Pacific Park's ferris wheel is getting a $1 million lighting upgrade The Santa Monica Pier is about to lose its most Instagrammable nighttime feature this month. Starting May 5 at 11 p.m., the Pacific Park ferris wheel will go dark as it undergoes a $1 million lighting upgrade, reports KPCC. Show More Summary

It's lights out for Santa Monica's Pacific Park wheel, but just in May

The flashy lights on the Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier's Pacific Park will go dark Thursday as work begins on a new $1-million lighting package for the solar-powered ride. The Pacific wheel, which stands 130 feet above the ocean, turns 20 this year -- and with that milestone comes new LED...

'The World's Fastest Stoner' is trying to blunt the lazy, out-of-shape pot smoker stereotype

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

"The World's Fastest Stoner" slowed under the Santa Monica Pier, pondering where to run. Just moments before, Chris Barnicle had a commanding lead in a 4.2-mile race that snaked along the beach and through Venice. Now, he had a sudden case of: Dude, where's my finish line? Barnicle had sped so...

The Dream Life of Rivers Cuomo

Rivers Cuomo is ambling through the shadows and light near the Hot Dog on a Stick stand close by the Santa Monica Pier, hands shoved into black skinny-type jeans, dark hoody covering a dark T-shirt, baseball cap worn brim forward, slender, on the very shortish side, and, unless you are...

AWP Events You Can’t Miss

Rebecca Makkai shares the events that we can’t miss at AWP. I’m looking forward to the LA Law Karaoke Costume Party at the Santa Monica Pier, sponsored by VIDA and Pen America, featuring Mary Oliver and Kesha. Tod Goldberg’s dispatch from AWP in 2013 is a nice supplement to the piece.

Don’t have any regrets with your photography

2 months agoArts / Photography : Mostly Lisa

Santa Monica Pier Sunset, Canon 5DMK2+24-70mm, 3.2s at f/22, ISO 100. Never walk away from a potentially great shot thinking, “I’ll get that later”. Persevere & take it now! ?#?noregrets? Sometimes a great shot is snapped in seconds, other times it takes 4 long hours of freezing your butt off. Show More Summary

Santa Monica's Getting Its First Open Streets Event in June

The route will pass the pier and the new Expo Line station and pedestrian plaza CicLAvia and similar open streets events have made their way to the Valley, Pasadena, and, soon, to southeast LA, but one place that hasn't gotten in on the car-free-for-a-day action is Santa Monica. Show More Summary

Come to the 420 Games in Santa Monica on 3/25! (Free 4.2 mile race, 50% off the party)

Will you be near Santa Monica, CA, this weekend? If so, I would like to cordially invite you to join me, Eaze, and a few hundred runners at the 420 Games, a 4.2 mile fun run near the Santa Monica Pier to raise awareness and break the stigma around cannabis use. Show More Summary

Take a Trip to Santa Monica Beach in the 1960s

Photos taken for a college photo class on a day trip down to Santa Monica beach area, south of the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, California in 1964. See more »

Search Is On For Missing Swimmer Who Jumped Off Santa Monica Pier

Witnesses saw a person jump off the pier around 3 a.m. this morning. [ more › ]

Rescuers search for swimmer last seen in surf below Santa Monica Pier

Rescue boats, a helicopter and emergency crews on Sunday were searching for a man who was last seen clinging to a pylon in the waters below the Santa Monica Pier. Harbor Patrol officers responded to a report of a  swimmer in distress near the pier and found a person hanging over the railing, "looking...

Deadline’s Spirit Awards Live Blog

The 31st annual Film Independent Spirit Awards are getting underway from the sand in Santa Monica — albeit in a slightly new location this year, north of the pier. Here’s hoping the indie shindig will maintain its traditional loose and...Show More Summary

Strangers sing a karaoke lovesong EVERYWHERE!

Have you ever sung karaoke everywhere? Well, maybe not everywhere but in this case, in Los Angeles on the Santa Monica Pier, and the Griffith Observatory and LACMA and everywhere in between? We did! And so did these strangers! (It'sShow More Summary

The sight of the century

On a Sunday afternoon in the Westside, Russ Dyrli was planning to walk to the Santa Monica Pier to watch the sunset through the pylons, but the sight of a blooming century plant over the Pacific Coast Highway stopped him in his tracks.  He waited there for 20 minutes for the sun to drop to the...

Fire erupts in Santa Monica apartment building near the pier

Firefighters in Santa Monica battled a fire at an apartment complex near the pier Saturday night, officials said. The blaze began about 7:45 p.m. on the 1600 block of Ocean Front Walk. It took 33 firefighters about 30 minutes to extinguish the flames, said Santa Monica Fire officials. Los Angeles...

Selena Gomez's Lips Are Sealed When She Is Asked Whether She Is Dating Niall Horan!

Silence is consent?! As we reported, over the weekend, Selena Gomez and Niall Horan were seen at the Santa Monica Pier in CA enjoying a cute date night. Related: Selena Gomez Throws Some Shade! Days before, they were spotted kissing at Jenna Dewan-Tatum's birthday bash! However, don't expect the Good For You singer to blab about her potential new [...]

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