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Santa Monica To Charge Fitness Trainers Using Park

The City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday night to approve an ordinance requiring the fees, with prices to be determined by the number of people enrolled in a particular class.

10/10/2013

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Santa Monica Officials Consider Fining Fitness Instructors For Using Parks

In a city where fitness is held at a premium, Santa Monica officials are considering a big fine on aerobics instructors who use public parks to teach.

01/03/2013

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Fight Over Nativity Scene In Santa Monica Heads To Court

The city of Santa Monica has allowed an elaborate nativity scene in its Palisades Park each Christmas for nearly 60 years, but officials are ending the tradition this year after an atheist set up his own non-religious display and caused an uproar.

11/18/2012

DNA Leads To Arrest In Old Santa Monica Murders

Santa Monica police said new DNA tests led to the arrest of a 46-year-old man in the deaths of two women killed a decade ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2012

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‘God Vs. The Devil’: Opponents Bash Ban On Santa Monica Nativity Scenes

Christmas will be a lot darker this year along Ocean Avenue after a vote to prohibit any unattended religious displays at Palisades Park.

06/13/2012

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Santa Monica Nativity Scene Group Seeks To Delay Proposed Ban

Attorneys for the Santa Monica Nativity Scenes committee are ready to make their case for keeping the 60-year-old Christmas tradition alive.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/12/2012

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Freddy ‘Boom Boom’ Cannon Visits KCAL9 To Discuss His New Autobiography

Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon visited KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about his new autobiography, Where The Action Is!

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2012

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Atheist Group Ousts Church Christmas Displays From Santa Monica Park

Santa Monica church leaders are outraged after an atheist group displaced them this year from their annual Christmas story display sites at a city park overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Pier.

12/10/2011