Santa Monica Place Launches New Digital Rewards Program For Shoppers

September 29, 2016 at 9:23 am
Shoppers Earn $10 for every $250 They Spend- SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2016– Santa Monica Place, part of the Macerich (NYSE:MAC) portfolio of one-of-a-kind retail properties in top markets, is introducing a new digital Shopper Rewards program. Participating shoppers earn credit for their purchases, $10 for every $250 they spend, at Santa Monica Place. Shoppers ... More

Employees at Trump’s California golf course say he wanted to fire women who weren’t pretty enough

September 29, 2016 at 9:14 am
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump’s rise draws white supremacists into the political mainstream Sept. 29, 2016, 4:17 a.m. Donald Trump campaigns Thursday in New Hampshire. Hillary Clinton swings into the battleground state of Iowa for an event in Des Moines. White supremacist David Duke on Donald… More

Man killed after stealing police cruiser and crashing on the 110 Freeway in downtown L.A.

September 29, 2016 at 8:48 am
A man was killed early Thursday after stealing a South Pasadena police cruiser and then crashing on the 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles, police said. A South Pasadena officer had stopped his patrol car on the 110 just after 3:30 a.m. after noticing a motorcycle down in the roadway, police tol… More

The state will cover $250 million in costs if L.A.’s Olympics bid goes over budget

September 29, 2016 at 8:47 am
Essential Politics: ‘Doctor shopping’ targeted in law signed by Brown, Santa Barbara congressional race sees new anti-Trump ad Sept. 29, 2016, 8:25 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here’s what we’re watching:Gov. Jerry Brown continues to… More

‘Brady Bunch’ star’s Malibu beachfront bungalow poised for a reboot

September 29, 2016 at 7:47 am
At 10 years old, Eve Plumb — who played frustrated middle child Jan Brady on “The Brady Bunch” — made her first real estate purchase: a humble $55,300 Malibu bungalow. Forty-eight years later, Plumb sold the three-bedroom home for $3.9 million. Even by Malibu oceanfront standards, that’s an impressive… More

French film noir series screens in Santa Monica

September 29, 2016 at 7:46 am
The French not only named film noir but it turns out they also had a gift for working in this dark and twisty genre. The American Cinematheque offers a chance to experience eight of these bleak gems in “The French Had a Name for It 2,” the sequel to last year’s groundbreaking series. Opening things… ... More

Your Guide To October’s Spooky Screenings Around Los Angeles

September 29, 2016 at 6:08 am
Los Angeles has no shortage of movie theaters with great repertory programming, and when the calendar flips to October they all turn to cinema’s rich history of horror films. There’s plenty of the usual titles you’d find around Halloween time, but this October will be a great opportunity to discover some gory gems that might ... More

Two Familiar Names Plan on Dominating Chinatown’s Bar Scene Soon

September 29, 2016 at 6:07 am
Chinatown’s drinking scene is set for a serious boost thanks to the Eastside Establishment team. They’re the folks behind every operation from Covell to L&E Oyster Bar to Augustine Wine Bar in the Valley, and this time around they’re doling out dual concepts not far from one another. The first will be an unnamed new ... More

New high-rise with 33 stories planned for Downtown LA’s Fashion District

September 29, 2016 at 6:07 am
Tower would include 452 residential units With South Park in serious danger of running out of room for new high-rise projects, it was probably only a matter of time before the mayhem spilled into the nearby Fashion District. It started with news of the massive City Market project last year, and now the Downtown neighborhood ... More

CHP Officers Pursue Suspect In West Los Angeles

September 29, 2016 at 6:07 am
LOS ANGELES ( — Officers Wednesday afternoon were in pursuit of a suspect in West Los Angeles. California Highway Patrol officers were following a Mercedes sedan on the northbound 405 Freeway. Officers said the suspect was wanted for failing to yield to officers. More

Bomb squad at Santa Monica Courthouse: Trials suspended, everybody out!

September 29, 2016 at 5:32 am
Trials were suspended and jurors, judges and attorneys were all ordered out of the Santa Monica Courthouse Wednesday afternoon as a bomb squad responded to a suspicious item being found at the facility. The item was found about 1:15 p.m., prompting authorities to empty the courthouse at 1725 Main St., according to the Los Angeles County ... More