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Oct. 24: NPR Host Discusses Pakistan

Also today, Campus Sustainability Week begins at SMC; and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition convenes.

Greetings, and welcome to The SM AM Report.

Here's what we published over the weekend, in case you missed us:

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Jon Favreau Comedy Deals With Dating Life in SM (from The Hollywood Reporter)

Now, on to today:

Weather Forecast

  • mostly cloudy
  • high temperature: 65 degrees
  • low temperature: 56 degrees
  • chance of precipitation: 10 percent
  • humidity: 90 percent
  • sunrise: 7:06 a.m.
  • sunset: 6:10 p.m.

The Main Event

  • NPR's Steve Inskeep by his Morning Edition co-host, Renee Montagne, at . They'll talk about Inskeep's upcoming book, Instant City: Life and Death in Karachi, which details how rural-to-urban migration has changed Pakistan's rapidly growing commercial locus. The conversation starts at 8 p.m.; tickets are $20.

The Runner-Up

  • 's first-ever Campus Sustainability Week starts today. Over the course of the next four days, there will be speakers, a film screening, a campuswide potluck and other activities intended to raise awareness of environmental problems and solutions.

Other Happenings

  • A jury is expected to deliberate in the trial of Paul Edmond Carpenter, the man charged with the 1998 shooting death of a German tourist near  in Santa Monica, according to City News Service. Three other individuals were previously convicted in connection with the murder.
  • The —which consists of members of community organizations, houses of worship and businesses—meets at the at 5:30 p.m. They'll discuss plans for events and activities leading up to an MLK Day Celebration in January.
  • at hosts tonight's session of Sustainable Works' six-week . The class starts at 9 a.m., and the fee is $50.

Last but Not Least

  • The first six-week session of the Education Conservatory's Inside/Outside: Acting for Camera and Stage program ends today. The next six-week stretch starts Nov. 7.

(Go here for more events happening today.)

This Day in Santa Monica History

  • On Oct. 24, 2006, the authorized the Graph Company to make $121,134 worth of repairs to the community building of the Mobilehome Park.

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