Santa Monica Downtown Walking Tours 1552 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA90401 Santa Monica Downtown Walking Tours is a daily and yearly two-hour varied walking tour through select locations in Santa…More Monica. Through Santa Monica Downtown Walking Tours, tourists learn about the history and current happenings of Santa Monica, including Santa Monica stories, history, special events, popular restaurant and sopping venues, entertainment, arts and culture, city sustainability and more.
City of Santa Monica: City Hall 1685 Main St, Santa Monica, CA90401 Located a few blocks away from the Pacific Ocean, Santa Monica's picturesque City Hall is bordered by a series of…More gardens, including a large rose garden. The City Council is stationed there, as well as offices for the City Attorney, Clerk, and Manager; other departments, divisions and subdivisions include the Santa Monica Police Department, Public Works, the Rent Control Board, the Planning & Community Development Department, the Housing and Economic Development Department, the Community & Cultural Services Department, the Finance Department, the Information Systems Department and an office for the Big Blue Bus.
The Santa Monica Police Department is charged with providing safety and service to the community of Santa…More Monica.
The missions of the department are to reduce crime, improve the quality of life, be respectful, ethical and compassionate and collaborate with the community and other partners to forge new solutions to making the city more safe.
The department's stated values are caring, honesty, integrity, loyalty, respect, service orientation and trust.
Santa Monica Police Department is led by Timothy J. Jackman, who was appointed to the position of Chief of Police in December 2006. Other executive staff includes Captain/Chief of Staff Alfonso Venegas, Captain Wendell Shirley, Captain Daniel Salerno and Acting Captain Hector Cavazos.
Rip City Skates 2709 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA90404 Rip City Skates is the home of the skateboard and the $99.95 complete since 1978. Limited to specific shapes and…More wheels, that same deal is still around. Located in mid-city Santa Monica at 26th Street, this place oozes with skateboard history. The shop specializes in all kinds of skateboards and longboards. They stock popular brands of surf and beachwear like Stussy, Nike, Independent, Krew and Dogtown. If you need any skateboard advice, these are some of the most knowledgeable guys around.
Palisades Park Ocean Ave & Idaho Ave, Santa Monica, CA90403 Stretching 1.5 miles, Palisades Park offers the most scenic views of Santa Monica's 26 parks and is one of the best…More sunset destinations in Los Angeles County. The city's biggest park runs along Ocean - from Colorado Ave. to San Vicente - and features a Visitors Center kiosk, picnic areas, benches, a Camera Obscura, a rose garden, a pergola and a beacon overlook. Also located at Palisades Park is the Senior Center (at Ocean and Santa Monica), and the nearby shuffleboard courts. Palisades Park is a City of Santa Monica Landmark and runs along the final stretch of the current course for the Los Angeles Marathon.
The Office of Sustainability and the Environment develops and executes programs that promote efficiency and the…More conservation of natural resources, the management of hazardous materials and the administration and enforcement of local environmental laws.
Programs and other initiatives that fall under this banner include the Santa Monica Sustainable City Plan, the Toxics Use Reduction Program, the Integrated Pest Management Program and the Strategic Energy Plan.
The Household and Small Business Hazardous Waste Center also falls under the jurisdiction of the OSE.
Santa Monica Beach Park 1 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica, CA90405 Beach Park 1 is a public beachfront park maintained by the City of Santa Monica. The 4.6 acre park features a large…More tree-lined plaza area, two pieces of public art, several open fields, picnic areas, walking paths, a children's playground and public restroom. The park is located on the south side of Barnard Way between Hart Avenue and Hill Street. Two paid parking lots are available.
G-Star Raw 395 Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA90401 G-Star Raw is a hip, trendy clothing store that offers fashionable fits for men and women. Located within the Santa…More Monica Place mall, it stands only steps away from the beach and is situated in the heart of the city. The store is large, open and chic, offering denim, tops, scarves, pants, jackets and more. Its designs are tailored for young, edgy adults. The fashion is cutting edge and high end. Valet parking is available in the mall's lot and online shopping is also an option.
Park Drive Park 2415 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA90404 Park Drive Park is a small neighborhood space that encompasses two Santa Monica community gardens. Sandwiched between…More the Yahoo! Center business district on Broadway and Saint John's Medical Center on Santa Monica Boulevard, the park is easily overlooked, but it's a precious gem for locals seeking to grow their own fruits, vegetables and flowers. Established in 1981 and consisting of 38 individual gardening plots, this is the second-oldest and second-biggest of the city's three community gardens.
Santa Monica Mini Storage 1620 14th St, Santa Monica, CA90404 Santa Monica Mini Storage is a family-owned and operated business that has been serving the city since 1978. The staff…More is dedicated to customer service and helps customers find the materials to suit your packing needs, such as moving boxes, packing tape and bubble wrap. Low rates are available for rooms ranging from 4' x 3' x 4' to 12' x 15' in this two-story complex. Storage rooms are protected by a surveillance system, an electronic gate and a sprinkler system.
The Ocean Park Branch is one of four Santa Monica Public Libraries and primarily serves residents on the south side…More of the city - as well as individuals who live in neighboring Venice.
The library may be on the small side, but it's the closest one to the water (just two blocks away) - and the most historic: The Ocean Park Branch is the only one left that still has its original Carnegie Library architecture.