Latest News for: Santa monica projects


Locals invited to COVID memorial event Monday

Santa Monica Daily Press 27 Feb 2021
There are rose memorial projects in a few California cities but there’s one really close to us at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, so the effort on Monday will be there and everybody in the 100 different cities will use their events, wherever they’ll be, as a time to come ...

Grant That Will Open Ocean Park Branch

Santa Monica Daily Press 26 Feb 2021
The Santa Monica Public Library has been selected to participate in an exclusive grant provided by the California State Library in partnership with Bibliotheca, LLC to pilot an innovative way to provide library service in a post-COVID world ... Santa Monica Public Library was one of ...

Santa Monica’s Zero-Emissions Delivery Zone Pilot launches

Santa Monica Daily Press 26 Feb 2021
Petersen and his fellow program participants hope Santa Monica’s success will serve as a blueprint to a zero emissions delivery zone that could be adopted by ... “So even though Santa Monica will be at the center of the work, it’s a project that everyone is going to learn from.”.

Santa Monica readies to celebrate new sculpture and park

Santa Monica Daily Press 24 Feb 2021
It’s incredibly exciting to see this open because it reflects years of community engagement and years of community activism from those who wanted to see additional public space in Santa Monica,” Dilg said, “and for those who have been saying for a long time, ‘We need to do more to recognize and lift up our Black community in Santa Monica.’”.

Snap hits $100-billion market value after doubling in four months

The Los Angeles Times 23 Feb 2021
Snap Inc. briefly hit $100 billion in market value for the first time after surging usage and a rebounding market for digital ads sent the social-media stock soaring this year ... The Santa Monica-based company projected revenue growth would accelerate this year from 2020’s 46% expansion ... Advertisement ... and Lockheed Martin Corp. Business.

Weekend street closure in West Hollywood to promote outdoor dining and pedestrian use

The Los Angeles Times 18 Feb 2021
The West Hollywood City Council voted unanimously at its Tuesday meeting to approve the test project, which will close Robertson Boulevard for almost a block south of Santa Monica Boulevard, in effect expanding the West Hollywood Park into the street. The closures will start at 6 p.m. Saturday and continue through 2 a.m. Monday ... Advertisement ... Faith E.

SMMUSD passes its first historical resources policy

Santa Monica Daily Press 16 Feb 2021
... considering facilities projects and modernization at all campuses in Santa Monica and Malibu, according to district staff, who said they worked with the Santa Monica Conservancy to balance the interests of the community and the educational needs of current and future students.

Historic Belmar Park to open this month

Santa Monica Daily Press 12 Feb 2021
While she further discussed the initiative, which is the first Public History project done on this scale in Santa Monica, she added, “I am very happy to have been able to contribute to make the Belmar History + Art project a reality in the new Historic Belmar Park and in the conscience of Santa Monica community members and elsewhere.”.

How ‘Moonlight’ and Solange inspired an opera film centering Black artists

The Los Angeles Times 10 Feb 2021
The Broad Stage in Santa Monica will stream the West Coast premiere of “Breathing Free” on Wednesday and Saturday. It’s another project by the New York-based Heartbeat Opera to make the art form accessible and relevant, said director Ethan Heard, who co-founded the company.

Jonah Hill stands out on the water with his dyed platinum blonde hair and bright ...

The Daily Mail 09 Feb 2021
He's taken to the Southern California lifestyle like a duck to water since purchasing a $6.7 million home in Santa Monica in September 2019 ... Hill has taken to the Southern California lifestyle like a duck to water since purchasing a $6.7 million home in Santa Monica in September 2019. Hill's latest project is the Adam McKay comedy Don't Look Up ... .

Real estate news: Irvine investor buys senior apartment complex in Garden Grove for $20 million

Orange County Register 12 Feb 2021
... in Santa Monica. The construction firm is partnering with developer Community Corporation of Santa Monica and architect DE Architects on the project ... The construction firm is partnering with developer Community Corporation of Santa Monica and architect DE Architects on the project.

Construction begins at Las Flores affordable housing community

Santa Monica Daily Press 04 Feb 2021
The 94,000-square-foot project is located at 1834 14th Street and led by the Community Corporation of Santa Monica in partnership with R.D ... “We’re attempting to make it a zero net energy project, so there won’t be any gas in the building — it will be all electric,” said Community Corporation of Santa Monica Executive Director, Tara Barauskas.

18 ways to honor Black History Month around L.A.

The Los Angeles Times 04 Feb 2021
as one of several online Black History Month events organized by the city of Santa Monica ... 16 about the history and upcoming art project commemorating Historic Belmar Park, once the center of Santa Monica’s African American community; an Afro-Joy Dance Party with dancer Tatiana Zamir on Feb.