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Death investigation shuts SM 10 Fwy west and north PCH

SANTA MONICA (CNS) - All westbound lanes of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Santa Monica and northbound lanes of Pacific Coast Highway were temporarily closed this morning for a death investigation. The California Highway Patrol said the body of a man was found in the 1200 block of Pacific Coast Highway around 3 a.m., […]

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4 Right Bites for lunch in Santa Monica

If you want to know where the best lunch spots are in Santa Monica, just ask a high school student. Like Josh Fried, who makes it his mission to find the fastest, most affordable and scrumptious ways to spend his school lunch breaks. Nong Lá Vietnamese Cafe On a street littered with ramen shops and […]

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Storm runoff warning for beach surfers, swimmers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - With rain dousing Southland streets and hillsides and sending storm runoff into the ocean, the county Department of Public Health warned today that the water near storm drains, creeks and rivers could be contaminated with litter and bacteria. County officials urged people to avoid going into the ocean in areas where […]

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Man jailed after 5-hour Santa Monica standoff

OCEAN PARK (CNS) - A 28-year-old man remains jailed today, nursing police dog bites and facing a likely murder charge and $1 million bail, for the stabbing death of a man. David Carrillo barricaded himself inside an Ocean Park apartment for more than five hours, tying traffic in southern Santa Monica up for hours Saturday. Carrillo […]

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“Birdman” snags best picture at Santa Monica Spirit Awards

SANTA MONICA (CNS) - “Birdman,” the Oscar-nominated dark comedy about a washed-up actor trying to revive his career, will enter Sunday’s awards ceremony flying high, following it’s three-award finish at the 30th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, presented today in Santa Monica. “Birdman” was chosen winner in the Best Feature category and star Michael Keaton […]

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