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Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Free Stuff Alert: Jamba Juice Giveaway on Wednesday

Employees at participating stores will be serving 12 ounce servings of their juices blended with whole foods, such as yogurt.
Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

Albertsons, Vons to Merge; Some SoCal Stores Might Close

The deal will create a network of 2,000-plus stores, 27 distribution warehouses and more than 250,000 employees across western states.
FAA Ban on Flights to Israel Having Minimal Impact at LAX

FAA Ban on Flights to Israel Having Minimal Impact at LAX

The only direct flight bound for Tel Aviv, operated by Israeli airline El Al, is still available.
Santa Monica Upstart to Be Mentored by Disney

Santa Monica Upstart to Be Mentored by Disney

The 15-week program will give 11 companies, including Santa Monica's own Cogo, access to resources and mentorship from Disney executives. And oh yeah, money.
Whole Foods to Pay $800K to Settle Allegations of Overcharging Customers

Whole Foods to Pay $800K to Settle Allegations of Overcharging Customers

The settlement, filed in Santa Monica Superior Court, covers all 74 markets in California.
Grab & Go Kids Planner: Bath Time, Mickey Mouse—and a Furry Blue Alien

Grab & Go Kids Planner: Bath Time, Mickey Mouse—and a Furry Blue Alien

This week's planner also dishes up the second-annual Urban Ocean Festival.
Great Escape: Drive-In Delights

Great Escape: Drive-In Delights

Great movie? Check. Comfort of your own car? Check. Historic location? Check. Seeing a drive-in movie at the pier is the perfect combo.
Frugal Family: Sales Galore—And a Fun Club Too

Frugal Family: Sales Galore—And a Fun Club Too

We bring you the lowdown on a men's sample sale, and a fun club for kids in this week's column.
Great Escape: Chic Food at Discount Prices

Great Escape: Chic Food at Discount Prices

We've got the lowdown on a happy hour that will bring you tasty food at a bargain price.
Frugal Family: Chic Clothing for You and Your Kids

Frugal Family: Chic Clothing for You and Your Kids

We've uncovered deals on trendy clothes so you and your little one can rock the summer in style.
Grab & Go Kids Planner: Hula, Scat and Superman

Grab & Go Kids Planner: Hula, Scat and Superman

We've got Superman's 70th birthday bash and more in this edition of the planner.
Kids Planner: Trots, Skates and More

Kids Planner: Trots, Skates and More

We've got the lowdown on the events to keep your family active and amused.
Great Escape: Food Truck Fun on Main Street

Great Escape: Food Truck Fun on Main Street

Gourmet Food on the Go, every Tuesday night on Main Street!
Grab & Go Kids Planner

Grab & Go Kids Planner

This week's planner is filled with stars, yoga and Sesame Street.
Books, Clothes and More

Books, Clothes and More

We scoured the city to bring you these hot discounts on trendy clothes, books and maternity wear.
Great Escape: Movie Night

Great Escape: Movie Night

Itching for a night out? Grab a movie and dinner at Santa Monica Place.
Clothes Swapping, Yoga and More

Clothes Swapping, Yoga and More

We looked high and low to bring you these great bargains on yoga, chic duds and cute clothing for the kids!
Great Escape: Movie and Culture

Great Escape: Movie and Culture

Grab your culture—with a movie on top.
Frugal Family: Clothes, Yoga and Waxing

Frugal Family: Clothes, Yoga and Waxing

We searched high and low to bring you great deals on yoga, clothes and more this week.
Toys, Coupon Codes and Exercise

Toys, Coupon Codes and Exercise

We bring you the hottest deals on Disney toys, coupon codes and much more.