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Author: Sam Catanzaro


One of LA’s Best Omakase Counters is Tucked Away in a Santa Monica Hotel Lobby

December 8, 2021

December 8, 2021

Sushi Chef Masa Shimakawa’s Soko restaurant offers an extraordinary culinary experience By Sam Catanzaro Tucked into the lobby of a...

Gelson’s Annual Toy Drive Kicks Off

December 7, 2021

December 7, 2021

Red bins return December 1-19 at Gelson’s in Marina del Rey.  By Sam Catanzaro Gelson’s annual holiday toy drive has...

LA City Clerk Confirms Bonin Recall Petition Headed to Verification Stage

December 6, 2021

December 6, 2021

City Clerk has until January 2, 2022 to verify signatures  By Sam Catanzaro The Los Angeles City Clerk has confirmed...

10th Annual Venice Holiday Sign Lighting is This Weekend!

December 2, 2021

December 2, 2021

Venice Chamber of Commerce’s annual tradition returns Saturday evening By Sam Catanzaro The Venice Holiday Sign Lighting returns this weekend...

Homicide of 50-Year-Old Homeless Man Under Investigation

November 30, 2021

November 30, 2021

Detectives seek public’s help identifying suspect for recent Mar Vista homicide By Sam Catanzaro  Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s...

Culver City’s Wende Museum Looking to Expand to Include Housing for Homeless Artists

November 19, 2021

November 19, 2021

Community center, garden and more also planned By Sam Catanzaro Culver City’s Wende Museum is proposing a major expansion that...

Westside Restaurant From Culinary Legends Alice Waters and David Tanis Now Open

November 17, 2021

November 17, 2021

Lulu now open in the Hammer Museum By Sam Catanzaro Culinary legends Alice Waters and David Tanis’ new restaurant now...

Over $100K Raised in the Santa Monica Walk to End Alzheimer’s

November 16, 2021

November 16, 2021

Nearly 350 participate in October 24 event at Santa Monica Pier By Sam Catanzaro Over 300 Westside participants raised $127,063...

Lincoln Boulevard Affordable Housing Project Fully Framed

November 12, 2021

November 12, 2021

Pacific Landing takes shape on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica By Sam Catanzaro A 37-unit affordable housing project on Lincoln...

RAND Study: Unhoused Veterans Services Need to Be Tailored

November 11, 2021

November 11, 2021

Year-long study finds that few able to obtain permanent housing By Sam Catanzaro A year-long study of a group of...