News / Spotlights

Sunday
Sep092018

Santa Monica holds festival to promote buying local

ABC Channel 7 News:  Good health and good food were on tap in Santa Monica. 

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Saturday
Sep082018

BUY LOCAL Health and Fitness Festival

Thursday
Sep062018

This Weekend: Walk with the Mayor Protem to the Buy Local Health & Fitness Festival!

Santa Monica SPOKE:  Come visit us at Santa Monica Spoke, Santa Monica Safe Routes to School, GoSaMo Team, and the Santa Monica Safe Street Alliance AND SO MUCH MORE. We will host another fun bike & small wheels obstacle safety course and bike safety checks by Performance Bicycle for the kids. Free and low cost helmets and lots of materials and information to share! A day of healthy outdoor activities for all ages!  Read more >

Friday
Aug312018

Third Street 3.0 in Santa Monica

LA Business Journal: Plan to re-imagine retail center underway - The time has come for Santa Monica’s Third Street Promenade to redo its retail.

So say city officials, some property owners and Downtown Santa Monica Inc., a nonprofit that works with the city to manage services and operations in the area.

The idea is still in its infancy, but the general notion of a retail re-imagination – or Promenade 3.0 – is gaining steam among key stakeholders. The city has set aside $200,000 for a study to be conducted this fall that will assess the needs, costs and best practices for the planned update. Officials said an announcement on the lead research firm was imminent, though they declined to give a specific date.  Read more > 

Wednesday
Aug292018

Promote a Healthy and Happy Lifestyle at Santa Monica's Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival

SantaMonica.gov:  This event will raise awareness about the economic, environmental, and community benefits of thinking local first.

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce and the City of Santa Monica will host the Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Reed Park. This free event brings together Santa Monica’s local businesses, services and non-profits for a fun filled day while raising awareness about the economic, environmental, and community benefits of thinking local first.  Read more>