Greetings, and welcome to The SM AM Report.
Here's what we published over the weekend, in case you missed us:
• Jon Favreau Comedy Deals With Dating Life in SM (from The Hollywood Reporter)
Now, on to today:
- 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.
- '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.
- 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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