News / Spotlights

Monday
May202019

Pacific Park Receives The ‘Jeff King SM Tourism Champion of the Year’ Award From Santa Monica Travel & Tourism

SMDP: Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier was presented the prestigious “Jeff King Santa Monica Tourism Champion of the Year” award by Santa Monica Travel & Tourism (SMTT) at the 10th Annual Travel & Tourism Summit held at Jonathan Beach Club on Wednesday, May 8.  Read more >

Saturday
May182019

Citywide - SaMo Pride announces robust calendar of family-friendly programming

SMDP:  Downtown Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica Place and the City of Santa Monica, are unveiling a calendar of fun, family-friendly events and experiences for the first-ever, SaMo PRIDE. More than 20 events throughout the month of June will celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, individuality, inclusivity and love in every color, anchored by a nightly display of lights spanning the Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Place, the historic Santa Monica Pier Bridge and City Hall.

“The inaugural SaMo PRIDE celebration will bring our community value of inclusion to life through a lineup of opportunities for all ages,” said Mayor Gleam Davis. “We look forward to having the community and our neighbors come out to help inaugurate what we hope becomes a new annual tradition in Santa Monica.”  Read more >

Wednesday
May082019

Most Loved

SM Daily Press:  The City of Santa Monica hosted a celebration on Tuesday night for Santa Monica’s Most Loved Businesses. Voters make their choices during the annual Most Loved competition in February and the winners are announced in partnership with several organizations including the Chamber of Commerce, local business districts, Buy Local and the Santa Monica Daily Press.  Read more > 

Saturday
May042019

Santa Monica Businesses Recognized for Environmental Excellence at 2019 Sustainable Quality Awards

SantaMonica.gov:  Every year for the past 24 years, the Sustainable Quality Awards (SQAs) has celebrated Santa Monica businesses that demonstrate the importance of economic vitality, social equity and environmental protection in their business model. Winning businesses are not just doing great things to protect the environment, but they are also being responsible to their employees and giving back to the community.  Read more >

Friday
Apr052019

Santa Monica Pride to celebrate LGBTQ community in June

Q Voice News:  For the first time ever, Santa Monica will celebrate the LGBTQ community in June with a month of programming and events, including a Pride festival.

SaMo Pride is a collaboration between Dowtown SM, SM Place, SM Pier and the City of Santa Monica.  Read more >