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Ride in an Antique Race Car on July 17

Santa Monica will turn back the clock and relive the historical 1911 Santa Monica road races on Friday, July 17, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows. They are sponsoring the event to benefit the Santa Monica History Museum.

Admission is free and includes a rare opportunity to view an original 1911 Santa Monica road race car owned by Brian Blain. Continued here...

How Did Fireworks Get Started?

By Julia Abbot, Junior Reporter

Boom! That sound has been heard for hundreds of years, followed by colors in the sky. Although the first date is impossible to determine, historians believe that fireworks were first discovered in China during the Sui and Chang dynasties between 600-900 A.D. Continued here...

Marty and Noah

Fond Summer Memories

Shown here is Martin Hendlish, left, with his son, Noah, who recently graduated from Milken Community High School. He will be off to a university in the fall. Click here for more memories...

Community is the Classroom: David Snow and KidUnity

By Miceala Shocklee

David Snow is in the business of bursting bubbles–in the best possible way. An East Coast transplant with a business degree and a Connecticut upbringing, David brought not only his managerial savvy but also his empathy to the West Coast. For seven years, David worked as the manager of Upward Bound House in Santa Monica before finally opening KidUnity. Continued here...





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