Santa Monica Talks is the City’s front page: A forum to share community-centered news and events. Learn about what’s happening in your city and get involved!

  • Coast Open Streets Festival Returns to Santa Monica on October 1

    COAST is a free, engaging, and fun way to explore Santa Monica. Along the route, participants will experience live music and performances, local food, art installations, exciting restaurants, one-of-a-kind shops, and unique areas promoting mobility, art, and sustainability.

    Read More
  • Temporary Relocation For Santa Monica Tenants

    An ugly termite report comes back and suddenly the Jones-Chavez family must find temporary housing while their landlord has their rental house fumigated. The good news is that they will have help. 

    Read More
  • Santa Monica Mourns with Charlottesville

    We share the nation’s heartache following the events in Charlottesville. As Americans, as Santa Monicans, we stand together against violence, terrorism and the intolerance that spawns them. We call upon all who love our nation and our community to respond to this crisis in the spirit of Dr. King—and drive out hate with love.

    Read More
  • City Hall Built for a 21st Century Government

    Santa Monica City Hall is an iconic and historic building that has served this community well for the last 79 years. It was a serious investment when constructed in 1938 and it paid for itself long ago. City services have expanded since 1938 and it’s now time to make an investment in the future of City Hall.

    Read More
  • A Guide to Dog Parks in Santa Monica

    We know dogs are an indispensable source of companionship and friendship for many people, and Santa Monica offers its residents four enclosed parks for off-leash fun and exercise with Fido, (who must be properly licensed by the City of Santa Monica).

    Read More
  • Check Out Ishihara Park Learning Garden

    The Learning Garden is the fourth site in the Santa Monica Community Gardens Program, and is the first which will be grown as a community in lieu of individuals having dedicated beds.  We have starting having conversations with the community, looking to build a strong set of leaders that will help identify and implement the management and educational goals best suited for this type of community garden.

    Read More
  • Creating a Sense of Place on Lincoln Boulevard

    Santa Monica’s Lincoln Boulevard is getting a pedestrian friendly makeover. Beginning this summer, we will begin implementing a series of improvements to transform the busy commuter corridor into a more livable environment where pedestrians, transit, cars and bicycles can co-exist.

    Read More
  • Top Things to do at Bergamot Station this Summer

    The City of Santa Monica is proud to support Bergamot Station Arts Center and its internationally celebrated galleries, theater company and cultural arts organizations

    Read More