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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
O.C. Financial Consultant Gets 15 Years for Killing Teacher in Santa Monica

O.C. Financial Consultant Gets 15 Years for Killing Teacher in Santa Monica

Daniel Gilbert Becerril II of Huntington Beach also has to pay more than $400,000 in restitution for a complex theft and money laundering scheme.
State High Court Balks on Reviewing Santa Monica Killer's Case

State High Court Balks on Reviewing Santa Monica Killer's Case

William Vasquez is serving life in prison without the possibility of parole.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Santa Monica Woman Killed in Fatal Crash in Westwood

Santa Monica Woman Killed in Fatal Crash in Westwood

Sheri Myers Olmon, 54, went head-on into a Maserati. Two of her passengers were also injured.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
New Airport Shuttle Between Santa Monica and LAX Begins Tuesday

New Airport Shuttle Between Santa Monica and LAX Begins Tuesday

The service begins in time for the 57-hour closing of Century Boulevard at Aviation Boulevard, which starts Friday at 9 p.m. and continues through 6 a.m. on July 28.
World Cup Viewing Party's at Santa Monica Place Sunday

World Cup Viewing Party's at Santa Monica Place Sunday

The party will begin at 11 a.m. and include live music, authentic Samba dancers, demonstrations by freestyle soccer players, games, prizes, face-painting and a pregame stretch session.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Responding to Complaints, Big Blue Bus to Modify New Bus Stops

Responding to Complaints, Big Blue Bus to Modify New Bus Stops

Constituents have complained about seating capacity, shade, rider and driver line-of-site visibility and functionality of the seats for elderly riders and riders with physical challenges.
Santa Monica PD to Look Out for Dangerous Cyclists in July

Santa Monica PD to Look Out for Dangerous Cyclists in July

When bicyclists are found at fault in an accident, the common reasons have ranged from failure to stop at a traffic signal to unsafe speed.
Wanna Run for Santa Monica City Council? Or SM-Malibu School Board? Here's How

Wanna Run for Santa Monica City Council? Or SM-Malibu School Board? Here's How

The city is offering two candidate workshops to explain the process.
Harrison Ford Joins Fight to Stop Santa Monica from Closing Airport

Harrison Ford Joins Fight to Stop Santa Monica from Closing Airport

The actor, Santa Monica Airport tenants and national aviation groups have filed a federal complaint challenging Santa Monica's long-held position that it can shut down the airport in July 20
Auto Thief Suspect Caught Moments After Allegedly Absconding with Truck

Auto Thief Suspect Caught Moments After Allegedly Absconding with Truck

The owner was in Vons at 710 Broadway when he happened to look out and saw his truck pulling away.
Santa Monica Police Plan Operation to Catch Dangerous Motorcyclists

Santa Monica Police Plan Operation to Catch Dangerous Motorcyclists

Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can lead to motorcycle crashes.
Wanna Work out with the Hulk (for Free)?

Wanna Work out with the Hulk (for Free)?

Lou Ferrigno is offering a free six-week wellness program on the Pier every Saturday from July 12-Aug. 16.