Santa Monica

City in California
Santa Monica is a coastal city west of downtown Los Angeles. Santa Monica Beach is fringed by Palisades Park, with views over the Pacific Ocean. Santa Monica Pier is home to the Pacific Park amusement park, historic Looff Hippodrome Carousel and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Next to the pier is Muscle Beach, an outdoor gym established in the 1930s. In the city center, Bergamot Station houses several art galleries.
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Is Santa Monica expensive?
Santa Monica may not be one of the most expensive L.A. area beach towns to live in, but it still costs plenty. Toi says that buyers should expect entry-level home prices to start around a cool million, and that's for something small, say, around 800 square feet.
What is Santa Monica best known for?
Santa Monica is famous for its beaches, dining, bars, and sunny tourist attractions. If you love the sun and the liveliness of the small but loud town, then there are countless options for where to go, what to see, and what to do.
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Take a look inside @GoodRx's 76,000sf Santa Monica headquarters…
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Sip cocktails and down some seafood at Santa Monica’s new poolside hangout Sugar Palm…
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SMPD detectives are trying to identify a suspect involved in an attempted homicide that occurred at Ozone Park 10-16-2021. The victim involved in this case is in stable condition and recovering at the hospital. See attached press release for further.…
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The annual ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ walking event in Santa Monica Saturday morning is helping raise funds for breast cancer research…
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Accident. left shoulder blocked. in #DowntownLa on 10 (I-10 Santa Monica Fwy) EB at Hoover St, stopped traffic back to Crenshaw Blvd #LAtraffic
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ATTEMPTED MURDER INVESTIGATION: Police are looking for a man who was in Santa Monica's Ozone Park when a sleeping homeless man was set on fire.…
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Proud to have earned the support of the Progressive Democrats of the Santa Monica Mountains democratic club and to reaffirm my commitment to standing up for #AD50's progressive ideals and issues of moral justice in our state capitol.
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Santa Monica might be a beach city there's more to it than the ocean. The city also offers incredible art galleries with exquisite paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more that are guaranteed to impress.…
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Traffic #SantaMonica PCH just south of Lincoln Blvd. Traffic collision, #1 lane temporarily blocked. LAPD and Santa Monica patrol on scene. Expires 3:30am 206
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Santa Monica (Spanish for 'Saint Monica') is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, ...
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County: Los Angeles
Named for: Saint Monica
Spanish encampment: August 3, 1769
ZIP Codes: 90401–90411
The Santa Monica Pier offers a wide variety of activities for the whole family. Enjoy the rides like the West Coaster and the Pacific Wheel, carnival games, and ...
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Downtown Santa Monica is a world-class shopping, dining and entertainment destination located just steps from the beautiful Pacific Ocean, which contributes ...
It is 3 miles long, covers 245 acres of sand and is managed by the City of Santa Monica in cooperation with California State Parks.