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OBIT: Joe Sample, Iconic Jazz Keyboard Artist/Composer

OBIT: Joe Sample, Iconic Jazz Keyboard Artist/Composer

Sample's music transcended genres and defied easy labels. He was 75 and had a home in Santa Monica.

Free College Essay Coaching at SMPL! Parents and applicants, do not miss!

To ALL PARENTS OF KIDS APPLYING TO COLLEGE: Come benefit from a Free College Essay Presentation! Tuesday, September 16, 7 p.m.
Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Bid to Split California into 6 States Fails to Qualify for Ballot

Venture capitalist Tim Draper isn't ready to give up, though.
SHINE: True Stories About

SHINE: True Stories About "Secrets"

On September 18, storytellers tell "Secrets" at SHINE!
The Long Awaited, Most Anticipated, Grand Opening in Years

The Long Awaited, Most Anticipated, Grand Opening in Years

Santa Monica Dirt by John Hathorn September 12, 2014
Number of Beach Visitors Soars -- So Do the Number of Rescues

Number of Beach Visitors Soars -- So Do the Number of Rescues

As of Monday, more than 61.4 million had already hit county beaches with 11,666 ocean rescues already this year.
Heat Wave Sends Temperatures 15-20 Degrees Above Normal

Heat Wave Sends Temperatures 15-20 Degrees Above Normal

Saturday will be worse and Sunday will be even worse than that.
Parenting Workshop this Thursday, 9/18: Be an A+ Parent of Gifted & 2e Learners

Parenting Workshop this Thursday, 9/18: Be an A+ Parent of Gifted & 2e Learners

Join author Dr. Dan Peters and parent educator Melanie Prager to learn more about our brightest and most challenging children.
The 2nd Annual Mommytrain Halloween Shindig!

The 2nd Annual Mommytrain Halloween Shindig!

The 2nd Annual Mommytrain Halloween Shindig! When: October 10, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Shawn’s Pumpkin Patch, Santa Monica
Poor Road Conditions Are Costing You

Poor Road Conditions Are Costing You

Poor road and bridge conditions in the state cost drivers a total of $44 billion a year across the state, but roadways in L.A. are the worst
Super Foods-Oriented Restaurant to Open in Santa Monica

Super Foods-Oriented Restaurant to Open in Santa Monica

Kye’s is located on Montana Avenue between 15th and 16th streets.

After 'Popping Up,' Uniqlo Decides to Stay in Santa Monica

The Japanese-based retailer will set up permanent shop come next summer.
The Bay Foundation Wants You Toast the Coast

The Bay Foundation Wants You Toast the Coast

No, not with champagne -- although you could do that too. With hashtags as part of National Estuaries Week.
California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

California Economy: Steady but Unremarkable Growth in the Months Ahead, Forecast Says

The recovery is "painfully plodding," and the state is still performing below its potential in employment and output, according to UCLA.
5 BMWs Burn at Santa Monica Dealership; Arson Suspect Arrested

5 BMWs Burn at Santa Monica Dealership; Arson Suspect Arrested

VIDEO, PHOTOS: Authorities believe the luxury cars were set on fire around 10:30 Wednesday night.
It's Only Just Begun to Get Hot

It's Only Just Begun to Get Hot

More scorching weather is heading to the Southland this weekend, with triple-digit heat anticipated in some areas.
Whale Seen in Marina del Rey Harbor Back in Open Waters Today

Whale Seen in Marina del Rey Harbor Back in Open Waters Today

The whale, estimated to be about 18 feet long, was first spotted just beyond the surf off Topanga State Beach.
Orchestra Santa Monica

Orchestra Santa Monica

Sunday, October 26, 2014 @3:30 pm Barnum Hall, Santa Monica High Campus 600 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

'Yes Means Yes' Bill Headed to Governor's Desk

The governor has until Sept. 30 to veto the bill or sign it.
Large Gray Whale Spotted in Marina del Rey Harbor

Large Gray Whale Spotted in Marina del Rey Harbor

It was first seen off the coast of Topanga Canyon.