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Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen discusses Cirque du Soleil's show "Totem" that opens this Friday, Jan. 17 at the Santa Monica Pier.

Santa Monica Beat

WestsideToday.com presents Westside TV, the easiest way to get local news, entertainment and all things on the Westside. Coming 2014.

Santa Monica Beat

LOBSTER TRIVIA: See the answer to how many tourists visit Santa Monica annually.

Santa Monica Beat

This week, Paul Sand founder of the West End Theatre stops by to discuss the opening of the new theatre on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica, Ocean

High Surf Claims Life Of Malibu Surfer

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 3:46 pm

A surfer was found unconscious today in Malibu, where six-to eight-foot waves were reported, and was pronounced dead at a hospital.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Woman Struck & Killed By Landscaping Truck Near Crescent Bay Park In Santa Monica

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:26 am

A 62-year-old woman who provided outreach services to the homeless in the City of Santa Monica was struck and killed by a landscaping truck on Friday morning, the Santa Monica Police Department said Monday.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood

12-Inch Water Main Ruptures At Mandeville Canyon Road In Brentwood

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:23 am

A water main rupture flooded a street in Brentwood, a DWP spokeswoman said. A 12-inch water main ruptured at Mandeville Canyon Road and Westridge Road in Brentwood, said LADWP's Gale Harris.

News, Beach, Santa Monica, Weather

Hurricane Marie To Generate High Surf Through Friday

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:19 am

High surf generated by Hurricane Marie will batter California's coast starting today, raising fears of some flooding and powerful rip currents through Friday and creating "extremely dangerous" conditions for swimmers and surfers, forecasters said.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Three Santa Monica Armed Robbers Arrested While Fleeing On 10 Freeway

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:15 am

Santa Monica police arrested three armed robbery suspects on Saturday, Aug. 16 shortly after they stole about $120 from a parking lot attendant and tried to flee on the 10 Freeway.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash On 10 Freeway In Santa Monica At McClure Tunnel

Posted Aug. 26, 2014, 9:12 am

A motorcyclist was killed today in a crash on the westbound Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Santa Monica, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Santa Monica College Executive Vice President Randy Lawson, who passed away unexpectedly last week, has left a legacy of state-wide accomplishment in community college instructional planning.

News, Obituary, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

Santa Monica College CIO Randal Lawson Dies Unexpectedly At 66

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 12:18 pm

Santa Monica College Executive Vice President and Chief Instructional Officer Randal “Randy” Lawson died unexpectedly on Aug. 19, 2014. He was 66.

The Bay Foundation's Ivan Medel gives background and overview about the reserve.

News, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey

Yahoo! Volunteers Help Clean Up Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:44 am

The Bay Foundation and Friends of Ballona Wetlands recently hosted volunteers from across regional offices of Yahoo! on a tour of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve (BWER), followed by restoration efforts.

The coasters are bilingual, and will be available in local establishments, such as O'Briens, Finn McCools, Patrick's Roadhouse, and The Galley, to name a few.

News, Santa Monica, Ocean

Drink Coaster Campaign To Remind Beachgoers Of Dangers Of Rip Currents

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:26 am

To promote ocean safety and remind beachgoers of the dangers of rip currents, the Los Angeles County Surf Life Saving Association (LACoSLSA) has created an awareness campaign targeting local restaurants.

News, Music, Celebrity, Santa Monica

A Look At The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Winners

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:22 am

Miley Cyrus won the top award, Beyonce won three awards and newcomer 5 Seconds of Summer took home two at Sunday's 2014 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, held at the Forum in Inglewood.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Police Department

Investigation Continues Into "Suge" Knight Shooting In West Hollywood Nightclub

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:08 am

Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight was the apparent target of a gunman who shot him and two other people at a party at a Sunset Strip nightclub before the MTV Video Music Awards, according to a sheriff's investigator.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Personal Trainer Arrested After Stealing Jewelry From Client's Home

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 9:03 am

A Santa Monica personal trainer was recently arrested after surveillance footage captured him stealing jewelry valued at more than $24,000 from one of his clients.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Seven Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Aug. 29

Posted Aug. 25, 2014, 8:59 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Aug. 29 in the following locations.

Opinion, Letters To The Editor, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Letter To The Editor: Santa Monica Airport's Competing Ballot Measures

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:44 am

Dear Editor: I would like to weigh in on the competing ballot measures regarding the future of the Santa Monica Airport. There has been a great deal of conflicting information put out about the land which the airport occupies.

News, Music, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Seeks Musicians To Provide Strings, Winds & Voice Lessons

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:23 am

Applications are being accepted for independent music contractors to provide semi-private music lessons to students’ grades 4 through 12 in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District schools.

News, Big Blue Bus, Santa Monica

Big Blue Bus Route 3 Becomes Two New Routes Today

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:16 am

Effective today, Aug. 24, Big Blue Bus Route 3 becomes two new routes, according to the Santa Monica transit authority.

Sports, Santa Monica, Dodgers

Dodgers 15,000 Matt Kemp Figurines Short For Today's Game, Vouchers To Be Given

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:09 am

Approximately 15,000 fans at today's Los Angeles Dodgers-New York Mets game will receive a voucher instead of a Matt Kemp figurine.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica, West Hollywood

1OAK Nightclub Shooting In West Hollywood: Suge Knight Struck, Chris Brown Not Hit

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 9:02 am

Two men and a woman were wounded, including one critically, at an exclusive West Hollywood nightclub this morning, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department official said.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"Guardians Of The Galaxy" Reclaims Top Of Box Office, Crosses $250 Million In Sales

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 8:56 am

"Guardians Of The Galaxy" reclaimed the number one position at the North American box office derby, and also became the biggest movie of the summer as it crossed the $250 million sales line today.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, California, Columnist, Government

Tesla Has California Walking A Tightrope

Posted Aug. 24, 2014, 8:55 am

And so California government now walks a tightrope, put in that position by one of the latest in the large corps of successful high-tech startups this state has spawned over the last few decades.