Santa Monica

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Metro Officials To Start Testing Expo Line Trains

Testing will begin next week on the Metro Expo Line extension from Culver City to Santa Monica.

03/30/2015

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Santa Monica Ferris Wheel, LAX Gateway Pylons Go Dark For Earth Hour

The Pacific Wheel’s 160,000 energy-efficient LED lights went out at 8:30 p.m. with the exception of rim safety lighting, recognizing the climate change campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2015

One piano, so many questions. (CBS)

Piano Spotted Atop Topanga Lookout In Santa Monica Mountains

Turns out the hills of Los Angeles are alive with the sound of music – sort of.

03/26/2015

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Santa Monica’s Landmark California Incline To Be Rebuilt

A lengthy project is about to get underway to rebuild the California Incline — the landmark slanted road that connects the top of seaside Santa Monica’s towering Palisades bluffs with Pacific Coast Highway down below.

03/24/2015

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Cardiologists Say ‘Heart Watchman’ Implant Could Be Breakthrough For Patients On Blood Thinners

CBS2/KCAL9 was there Monday morning as doctors in Santa Monica performed what they’re calling groundbreaking surgery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/23/2015

A carjacking suspect crashed a silver Audi in Northridge following a brief pursuit. (credit: CBS)

Pursuit Of Carjacking Suspect Ends With Crash In Northridge

The suspect crashed in the area of Napa Street and Wystone Avenue.

03/22/2015

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LA Marathon Runners Endure High Heat En Route To Santa Monica Finish

When LA Marathon winners Daniel Limo and Olga Kimaiyo crossed the finish line Sunday morning it was about 76 degrees, but thousands of slower runners dealt with temperatures closer to 90 by the time they reached Santa Monica.

03/15/2015

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LA Marathon 2015 Street Closures And New Start Time

Runners planning their trip to the starting line and commuters hoping to avoid a traffic slowdown will want to note the following road closures and alternate bus routes.

03/13/2015

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LA Marathon To Feature 2nd-Longest Field Ever

The Los Angeles Marathon has sold out for the third straight year, with over 26,000 runners from all 50 states and over 55 countries registered for the March 15 race.

03/09/2015

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Warm Weather Brings Thousands To The Beach, Keeping Lifeguards Busy

On a sun-splashed Saturday afternoon at the beach it was hard to remember that less than a week ago Southland residents were huddled under umbrellas and wearing jackets to stay warm and dry.

03/07/2015

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Deputies Seek Help Identifying 2 Witnesses Of Murder In Santa Monica

Detectives sought the public’s help Monday to identify two people that witnessed a murder in Santa Monica.

03/02/2015

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Death Investigation Underway Along PCH In Santa Monica

Authorities investigated Friday the circumstances surrounding a dead body found along the Pacific Coast Highway.

02/27/2015

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SWAT Team Takes Santa Monica Suspect Into Custody

Following a more than four hour standoff, a man who had barricaded himself in a Santa Monica home surrendered to police Saturday afternoon.

02/21/2015

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Warm Valentine’s Day Boosts Crowds At Southland Beaches

While the East is preparing for yet another round of winter weather, beaches in the Southland saw big crowds trying to escape the heat on Saturday.

02/14/2015

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Santa Monica Residents Facing Big Jump In Water Rates

Santa Monica’s water rates could increase increase by nearly 80 percent over the next five years according to a proposal that is currently under consideration by the City Council, and that’s not sitting well with residents.

02/13/2015

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