Santa Monica

No More Red Flags: Santa Monica Weekend Weather

Today, mostly cloudy starting this evening, continuing until tomorrow morning.<p>Today, mostly cloudy starting this evening, continuing until tomorrow …

Los Angeles

Maps show Thomas fire is larger than many U.S. cities

The Thomas fire has consumed a quarter of a million acres and resulted in the death of a firefighter. The blaze began on Dec. 4 near Thomas Aquinas College in Santa Paula. It has become the fourth-largest fire in modern California history.<p>The boundary of the Thomas fire<p>The Thomas fire reached …

California

7 things to do this weekend in SoCal

<i> Boats in the 101st annual Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade are lit with Christmas decorations as they move through through the night on December</i> …

Los Angeles

Check Out The Views From This Rooftop Deck In Santa Monica

WOW House: While this home may look like an average Craftsman-style, there are plenty of surprises around every turn.<p>SANTA MONICA, CA – While this …

Houses

Self Centered Photography

The secret to being a happier and more successful photographer: be more self centered.<p>Why is self centered considered evil?<p>Strangely enough in modern …

Eric Kim

Taylor Swift’s L.A Pop Up Shop is Underway

<b>Taylor Swift is popping up everywhere. Literally! This time it’s at a pop-up shop in Santa Monica, California with AT&T and fans from all over the</b> …

Entertainment

Homeless people in Los Angeles will live in this stunning apartment complex made from shipping containers — take a look inside

Like many other dense cities around the United States, Los Angeles has a homelessness epidemic. Approximately 46,874 people struggle with homelessness in LA, and most live on the streets full-time.<p>A new housing project called Hope on Alvarado aims to address this issue.<p>Local architecture firm KTGY …

Los Angeles

Santa Monica’s popular summer concert series will be bumped to fall 2018

The series will return with fewer events and stepped-up efforts to reduce massive crowds<p>Santa Monica’s summertime Twilight Concert Series will, at least for 2018, be a fall event. The Santa Monica City Council approved a motion Tuesday to move the 2018 season to the fall (after Labor Day) in an …

Los Angeles

Taylor Swift store pops up in Santa Monica

Taylor Swift fans, rejoice: A store has popped up in Santa Monica with merchandise from the pop music sensation.

Taylor Swift

IMAX Private Home Theater Design & Installation

Imax Home Theater<p>IMAX Projection Systems<p>IMAX’s state-of-the-art private screening room in Santa Monica is where legendary filmmakers like James …

J.J. Abrams

Some of LA’s Best Chefs Are Collaborating on Hot Dogs in Koreatown

Plus new Italian seafood in Santa Monica, and how to feed the firefighters<p><b>Sumo Dog collabs</b><p>Koreatown hit Sumo Dog is throwing a series of collaborations with chefs around town. It all starts tomorrow with Jon & Vinny, who are doing a hot dog with chow chow relish and Jewish deli mustard. That will …

Los Angeles

Fires May Be Fading, But Smoke Still Plagues Santa Monica

Though crews have the Los Angeles County wildfires mostly contained, Santa Monica residents are advised to take precautions for the smoke.<p>LOS …

Los Angeles

How Does Santa Monica Rank As A College Town?

Santa Monica seems like it'd have all of the elements to make it a solid college town, however, in this study it barely makes the top 100.<p>SANTA …

Los Angeles

Mild Highs, Chilly Lows: Santa Monica 5-Day Forecast

Expect highs in the low 80's and lows in the low 50's.<p>Santa Monica 5-Day Forecast:<p>Today<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph …

Los Angeles

Back to Basics

Taking it back to basics is to remember the same passion and enthusiasm you had for photography when you were a beginner. Before you got your mind …

Eric Kim

The Importance of Slowing Down + How To Do It

Creating something meaningful is not a race to the finish. Rather, it’s a journey of discovery that takes patience, focus, and an open heart.<p>We live …

Mindfulness

Arie's 2018 'Bachelor' Contestants Are Here, So It's Time To Start Making Your Predictions

The time is finally here, <i>Bachelor</i> Nation. The contestants for Arie's 2018 season of <i>The Bachelor</i> have been announced, so it's time to start making …

Newport Beach

Taylor Swift 'Reputation' Pop-Up is Set to Invade Los Angeles Next Week

Taylor Swift's New York City Pop-Up was such a success the week following her release on Nov. 10 that Swifties demanded more locations. On Nov. 17, …

Music

LAX’s Terminal 3 Adds a Bunch of New Local Culinary Firepower Today

Ashland Hill and others join the fray at one of the airport’s best terminals<p>A handful of new tenants are coming to LAX’s Terminal 3 today, and at least a couple of them carry a supremely local focus. Terminal 3 has been among the most overhauled terminals across all of LAX already (thanks in part …

Shake Shack

Benedict Cumberbatch coolly narrates Norman Lewis' visual war diary in ‘Naples '44’

Justifiably acclaimed as a chronicle of war-ravaged woe and resilience under occupation, Norman Lewis’ published diary “Naples ’44” — about the young British intelligence officer’s experiences in the southern Italian city following the American Fifth Army’s invasion — has been given a …

Benedict Cumberbatch

Taylor Swift Reflects on Her Reputation, Reinvention in Revealing New Poem

Taylor Swift is continuing to control the narrative of her <i>Reputation</i>-era public persona.<p>To accompany her <i>British Vogue</i> cover story and fashion shoot, …

Taylor Swift

Essential Education: L.A. fires prompt many school closures

Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:<p>All L.A. Unified schools in the San Fernando Valley will be closed through Friday, as well as 17 on the Westside. After two days of closure for all Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District …

Education

Here's How To Prepare For Emergencies, Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica is urging residents and visitors to closely monitor updates and avoid fire areas.<p>SANTA MONICA, CA -- Wildfires are tearing …

Los Angeles

Khloe Kardashian Wears Her Biggest Baby Bump-Concealing Coat Yet: See New Photos

Khloe Kardashian has done it again! The Good American designer managed to conceal her rumored baby bump yet again in LA on Dec. 6! This time, she …

Tristan Thompson

The Boring Company publishes map of proposed tunnels

The Boring Company, one of many projects under Elon Musk's watch, has released a map showing where it imagines its first network of tunnels to run, …

Elon Musk

Khloe Kardashian Overboard Hiding Baby Bump

Hey, <b>Khloe</b> ... <b>Tristan Thompson</b> called and he wants his trench coat back.<p>Khloe was out in Santa Monica Wednesday for a doctor's appointment and it …

Tristan Thompson

The Skirball Fire’s Path Takes It Right Through Major Los Angeles Landmarks

Los Angeles is in the grip of a dramatic set of fires that have already displaced thousands of people and put the city into a state of emergency. But while the Rye, Thomas and Creek fires are by far the most uncontained and the most dangerous, the one drawing the most attention is the Skirball …

News (U.S.)

Do You Know Your Value? Self-Worth And How It Impacts All You Do

Almost two years ago, I was the director of investments for a $2 billion real estate portfolio on the 16th floor of a sexy Santa Monica office building overlooking the ocean. Even though I was grateful for the work and team that I had, every night I’d crash on the couch after a long workday feeling …

Mona Lisa

This map shows just how serious Elon Musk’s tunneling plans are

When Elon Musk first suggested that he wanted to solve LA’s traffic problems with a series of underground highways, most of us thought he’d spent a …

Elon Musk

Vendors at the Wednesday Santa Monica farmers market cope with Southern California's devastating new wildfires

By Gillian Ferguson<p>Orin Cadwell was operating on two hours of sleep when he drove through flames on either side of the 101 near La Conchita en route to the Santa Monica farmers market at 3 a.m. today. Usually, that route belongs to Barbara Whyman, who has worked Tutti Frutti’s farm stand every …

California