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Earthquake scare in Westwood: Big one coming?
A 3.6-magnitude earthquake struck about 3 miles northwest of Westwood late Monday evening. The quake occurred at 11:20 p.m. and was 6 miles deep, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, according to the Los Angeles Police Department's West Los
3.6 Quake Shakes West Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - Anearthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 shook the West L.A. area at about 11:15 p.m. Monday and was felt inside our Studio City Broadcast Center. The temblor was centered near Westwood Village. No reports of injuries or damage were immediately available. Check back wit
1985: Major Earthquake Brings Chaos, Heavy Death Toll to Mexico City
Editor's note: A powerful 7.1 earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, seriously damaging buildings and sending people fleeing into the streets on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. This is the Los Angeles Times' story from Sept. 19, 1985: Rescue workers and volun
Oscars: Israel Selects 'Foxtrot' for Foreign-Language Category
Samuel Maoz's Tel Aviv-set family drama recently won a grand jury prize at the Venice Film Festival. Israel has picked Samuel Maoz's Foxtrot as its official submission for the Oscars in the best foreign-language film category. The film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice International Fi
Want Free Lunch Next Wednesday?
MARINA DEL REY, CA - Islands Restaurants, the tropical Southern California-based restaurant chain, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year by offering one free burger to the first 100 guests who visit the Marina del Rey location on Wednesday, September 27. The burgers are served on a first com
Star of Iraq War Drama "Thank You For Your Service" Slated to Appear at KCET's Cinema Series September 26
How do you live with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy you long after you've left the battlefield? That is the question posed by the biographical war film Thank You For Your Service. Starring actor Miles Teller as Army sergeant Adam Schumann, the plot follows three American soldiers retu
Rep. Lieu Questions the Trump Administration's Approach to North Korea
Representative Ted Lieu questioned the Trump administration's actions and approach to North Korea: "I served on active duty under U.S. Pacific Command in the 1990s in Guam. We did a whole series of different exercises, most of them directed at North Korea, and it was very clear - there were no good
The Broad Stage Presents Impro Theatre Residency at The Edye at The Broad Stage
LA's own Impro Theatre returns to The Broad Stage for a special collaboration during the venue's 10th Season. Each month, Impro Theatre will present a different style of their signature improvisation for a weekend, starting with Sondheim UnScripted September 29 through October 1. The residency conti
SMMUSD Announces Dr. Jacqueline Mora, New Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Dr. Jacqueline Mora as the new assistant superintendent of educational services at its September 13, 2017 regular board meeting. Dr. Mora's appointment is effective October 2, 2017. Dr. Mora brings 17 year
Edmiston Agency In Line For Huge Pot Of Parks Money - Commissioners Told To Let Staff Do The Work - SM Starts Beach Project
A moderate earthquake strikes Sepulveda Pass ... but Malibu seems to have slept thru it. A jackpot of money for the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy ... in a state bond issue. Southern California Edison begins burying nuclear waste ... next to the beach .. in a possible big quake and tsunami zone
Jewish Meditation and Chant filled Rosh Hashana with Rabbi Shefa Gold
What is special about Metivta is that it is a community of practice. We're not just "going to services." We are collaborating in a project of transformation. The High Holy Days can be a time to deepen our spiritual practice and connect it to the challenges we face. Services will take place at The Sa
Santa Monica Fire Department Participating in Mobile Stroke Unit Pilot Program
As part of a Los Angeles County mobile stroke study, the Santa Monica Fire Department (SMFD) has teamed up with UCLA to respond to 911 calls for service involving a possible stroke. The project uses a modified ambulance equipped with a mobile CT scanner to diagnose and start treating stroke patient
Talk Like a Pirate Day: Black Pearl in Santa Monica
Swing by Parking Lot 1, near the beach in Santa Monica, for a look at a replica of the film ship. a Swing by Parking Lot 1, near the beach in Santa Monica, for a look at a replica of the film ship, on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Talking like a pirate? Throwing a couple of "arrrrr"-type interjections and a "m
Billionaire investor Thomas Barrack sells his Santa Monica mansion for $34 million
Thomas J. Barrack Jr., billionaire real estate mogul and informal advisor to President Trump, has sold his home in Santa Monica for approximately $34 million, according to real estate sources with knowledge of the sale. The 23,515-square-foot mansion, designed by architect Richard Landry, briefly ap
Santa Monica: Top 100 Best Places To Live In U.S.
SANTA MONICA, CA - Santa Monica has made Money's list of the best places to live in America - are you surprised? Coming in at number 18 out of 100, the website sites the accessibility of the coast, gorgeous views, the walkability and environmentally conscious efforts of the local bike share program.
This Week's Featured Pets Are Looking for a Home
JET - ID#A1707541 Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 2:07 PM This week, our little guys are so cute! They are waiting for a furrever home. Please consider adopting, or, if you are not sure, fostering one of the many pets that are waiting for a home. The following pets are being fostered by Wag
Moving & Shaking: Brent Shapiro Foundation benefit, AJWS fellows and Rabbi Naomi Levy
A benefit event for the Brent Shapiro Foundation at Green Acres mansion in Beverly Hills on Sept. 9 raised more than $1 million. The gathering was hosted by Linell and Robert Shapiro,a defense lawyer, who established the foundation following their son Brent's death at age 24 in 2005. Brent Shapiro w
Pumpkins Wait For No One
Pampas grass is an acquired taste. Things might have gone better for Cinderella if she had taken a Buick to the ball instead of that detrimentally punctual pumpkin coach. It was on such a tight schedule! It might have seemed like a good idea on the way too the ball. It certainly was a unique ride. T
'Babe' Actor James Cromwell Charged in SeaWorld Protest
The misdemeanor charge could mean 90 days in jail or a fine up to $400. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP FILE - In this Saturday, March 29, 2014, file photo, actor James Cromwell arrives at The Humane Society Of The United States 60th Anniversary Benefit Gala on , in Beverly Hills, Calif. Cromwell was o
"If Loving You Is Wrong" Recap: 'A Difficult Path'
HOLLYWOOD-Season 3 of Tyler Perry's "If Loving You is Wrong" might have been the juiciest and most twisted season of the entire series. Things ended on a climatic note with Eddie finally being arrested for his misdeeds and gunfire erupting inside Kelly's home as the kids entered. The season four pre