Santa Monica police today announced that Kelvin Ramirez, a part-time special education aide at Santa Monica High School, has been charged with suspicion of sexual battery.
A 15-year-old girl Ramirez was working with on-campus came forward Dec. 20 and alleged that "she was grabbed on the buttocks" b ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with Morgan found. First posted at 8:07 a.m. Monday.
Friends and family are looking for a petite young woman who they say never returned after taking out the trash Saturday morning in Hollywood.
Chianti Edward Morgan, who calls herself Chianti Love, says on her Facebook page ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshThe Sunday Santa Monica Farmers Market.The GOOD Food Festival kicks off today and runs through Sunday, celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Santa Monica Farmers Market, not the anniversary of our favorite food-based radio show.
The four-day festival includes a film screening, ... More >>
City of Santa MonicaSanta Monica Farmers Market Manager Laura Avery.
Laura Avery has seen a lot change and evolution in farmers markets since she started managing the Santa Monica Farmers Market back in 1982. In part one of our interview, Avery gave us a window on some of the bigger changes ... More >>
A. ScattergoodLong-stemmed strawberries.
We all know someone who, when they shop at a farmers market and see the season's first batch of tomatoes/figs/strawberries, they lose all sense of self control and start celebrating amongst the stalls. Imagine this person -- and let's face it, it's pro ... More >>
Is Samohi breeding bigots?Updated after the jump: The L.A. County Sheriff is now investigating administrators who knew about the hate crime and didn't report it to police -- technically breaking the law.
Looks like there's still some unabashed racism in paradise: The Los Angeles Times was ju ... More >>
Oscar de la Torre.The Santa Monica City Council has agreed to look into possible police misconduct after authorities put a school board member under suspicion for child endangerment and then dropped the investigation. The Santa Monica Police Department opened an investigation into Oscar de la ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS
This week's Theater Feature on Camelot and Baal. GETTING OUR FRINGE ON
I've heard it said at numerous receptions and parties that the
reason L.A. has so much bad theater is because it has so much bad
theater - that less would be more. Fringe Fe ... More >>