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Il Piccolo Verde is located at 140 South Barrington Place in Brentwood. Oscar Morel brings his extensive restaurant experience to keep customers coming back for more.

Dining, Restaurant, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Food

Il Piccolo Verde Serves Up Slice Of Italy In Brentwood

Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:19 am

Since Il Piccolo Verde opened its doors in September 2013 on Barrington Place just below Sunset Boulevard in Brentwood, it has been making a name for itself by preparing tasty food that’s healthy all while offering a fine dining atmosphere without breaking the bank.

Brentwood News publisher Jeff Hall (left) and Santa Monica Mirror publisher T.J. Montemer.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Mirror Media Group Acquires Brentwood News

Posted Aug. 19, 2013, 4:48 pm

The company that publishes the Santa Monica Mirror will now publish the Brentwood News as well. The Brentwood News, started in 1991, is a monthly publication with a circulation of 13,150. The Santa Monica Mirror, started 16 years ago, has a circulation of 20,000.

World class high jumper Nick Ross seemingly defies gravity while attempting a 7 foot 7 inch jump.  Ross set the Jim Bush Track and Field meet record clearing the bar with a 2.28 meter jump (7.5 and 3/4 feet) after clearing six bars at UCLA Saturday afternoon.

Sports, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Track And Field

UCLA's Jim Bush Meet Brings Together Track And Field Athletes In World Class Competition

Posted Jun. 3, 2013, 3:17 pm

The annual Jim Bush Meet at UCLA brought together Track and Field athletes from around the world pitting some of the worlds best athletes in a friendly yet intense competition at the University of California Los Angeles Saturday afternoon. Santa Monica College cross country coach and meet supervisor Eric Barron said that the Jim Bush meet is a good opportunity for athletes from around the world to come together and compete in the various Track and Field events. "I like the meet because it has everything from gold medal Olympians to serious recreational runners," said Barron.

Archer pitcher Carolyn Zaccaro sends off a pitch against Pacifica Christian at home Wednesday, May 8. Zaccaro, a junior, is a left handed pitcher who holds a 3.16 ERA.

Sports, Softball, Brentwood, Archer

Archer Softball Advances In CIF Playoffs With Win Over La Puente

Posted May. 17, 2013, 12:14 pm

The Archer School for Girls (10-10) softball team has advanced in the CIF Division V playoffs despite a tough schedule and numerous injuries on the Panthers 2013 season after playing only one year of softball in the vaunted Alpha League. The Panthers varsity softball team unloaded for 17 hits and 15 runs en route to a 15-2 opening round victory over La Puente High School Tuesday in the CIF-SS Division 5 playoffs Tuesday afternoon.

Pacifica Christian catcher Emma Miller holds up the ball moments after an intense collision at home plate with Archer's ShaVonne Higgins during the fourth inning at Archer High School Wednesday afternoon. Ruling on the field held that Higgins was tagged out by Miller.

Sports, Softball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer

Pacifica Christian Edges Out Archer In Softball 2-1

Posted May. 8, 2013, 8:11 pm

It was the bottom of the seventh inning with two outs in the softball game and runners on first and third. Pacifica Christian's (11-3) pitcher Chandler Dolan had pitched a near perfect game allowing only one run while Archer High School's (10-9) pitcher Carolyn Zaccharo had allowed only two. Archer's Allie Simon had just circled the bases scoring the Panthers first run of the game after being batted in by her teammate Rebecca Samuelson.

Windward's 400 meter runner Maddox Kay runs a personal best (57.99) during the boys second heat in the Windward Invitational Track and Field Meet at Santa Monica College Friday afternoon.

Sports, Crossroads, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Track And Field, Archer, Windward

Windward Invitational Gives Westside Track And Field Athletes Competitive Edge

Posted Mar. 9, 2013, 6:04 pm

The Windward Invitational track and field meet brought together numerous athletes from the Los Angeles Area that included Brentwood, Archer, Crossroads, and Windward high schools offering athletes the chance to compete against each other at Santa Monica College Friday afternoon. 2012 Olympian Prince Mumba, who coaches Cross Country at Windward High School, said that he thought the meet was important for all the participants. "This is the first track meet for the high schools and it is really important for them," said Mumba. "It helps them prepare for their league meets next week."

Crossroads outside hitter Aaron Lipp (right) gets a kill against Brentwood's middle blocker Shane McDonald (left) during the second set at Brentwood High School Friday night. Crossroads won the game 3-1.

Sports, Crossroads, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Crossroads Boys Volleyball Grits Out Win Over Brentwood 3-1

Posted Mar. 9, 2013, 1:19 pm

Crossroads (4-0) boys volleyball won their first league game against Brentwood (1-2) soaring over the Eagles 3-1 at Brentwood High School Friday night. The Roadrunners lost the first set 27-25 before climbing back on top to win the next three sets 25-19, 25-23, and 25-15. Crossroads Boys Volleyball Head Coach Mary Jo Deutschman said the Roadrunners played well against the Eagles. "It's our first league game and I think we played well," said Deutschman. "We lost the first game but then we just buckled down and came back tough and gritted it out."

The Santa Monica High School Basketball team celebrates after winning the CIF Southern Section Championship Title against El Toro Saturday night.  The Vikings won the game against the Chargers 66-56.

Sports, Samohi, Crossroads, St. Monica, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Windward

Westside Boys Basketball Teams Advance In CIF Playoffs

Posted Mar. 2, 2013, 9:58 pm

The Westside saw five of its teams enter the playoffs and compete in a winner advances tournament bracket to determine how far teams will advance toward the championship round of the CIF Southern Section Boys Basketball. Santa Monica High School won in the championship game against El Toro at the Anaheim Arena to win the CIF Southern Section Boys Basketball crown. Westside teams that competed for the 2013 CIF Southern Section crowns include: Santa Monica High School (23-6), Crossroads (15-10), St. Monica Catholic (12-15), Brentwood (28-3) and Windward (18-8).

St. Monica guard Briana Harris prepares to take a shot against the defense of St. Paul during the fourth quarter at home Tuesday, Jan. 29.

Sports, Crossroads, St. Monica, Basketball, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Archer, Windward

Westside Girls Basketball Teams Advance In CIF Playoffs

Posted Feb. 28, 2013, 12:00 am

The Westside saw six of its teams enter the playoffs and compete in a winner advances tournament bracket to determine how far teams would advance toward the championship round of the CIF Southern Section Girls Basketball. Westside teams competing for the 2013 CIF Southern Section crowns include: Windward (30-0) Crossroads (21-3), St. Monica (27-6), Pacifica Christian (10-12), and Archer (6-18).

Brentwood's Leland King soars high to slam the ball against St. Monica in the CIF Southern Section Playoffs Friday, Feb. 15.  The Eagles won easily over the Mariners 70-31.

Sports, St. Monica, Basketball, Santa Monica, Brentwood

St. Monica Mariners Boys Basketball Fall To Brentwood Eagles 70-31

Posted Feb. 16, 2013, 1:47 pm

St. Monica(13-15) fell to Brentwood (25-3) by a score of 70-31 in a game where the Mariners seemed faced with a mismatch in every category and forward Leland King dominating the game with dunk after dunk to power the Eagles to victory. Mariners Basketball Head Coach Khi-Min Jung thought that the Mariners have had a tough season but did the best they could despite losing in the second round of the CIF Playoffs.

Crossroads guard Jason Ball prepares to take a shot against Brentwood during the first quarter at home during the Crossroads Extravaganza Night on Jan. 11.

Sports, Crossroads, Basketball, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Crossroads Basketball Falls Short Against Top Ranked Brentwood

Posted Jan. 15, 2013, 12:00 am

From the moment both teams entered the auditorium it was clear that Brentwood(15-1) had a size advantage over Crossroads(8-6); an advantage they would use to the fullest by winning the contest 75-40 at the Crossroads Extravaganza event at home Friday night.

Crossroads forward Damonique Ballou takes a shot in the third quarter against Brentwood at home during the Crossroads Extravaganza Night Friday, Jan. 11.

Sports, Crossroads, Basketball, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Crossroads Lady Roadrunners Win Basketball Thriller Over Brentwood

Posted Jan. 13, 2013, 11:46 pm

Crossroads (10-3) Lady Roadrunners Basketball won in the final minute over Brentwood (9-10) 51-50 during the Crossroads Extravaganza night that boasted the sports play of all the Winter Sports featured at Crossroads versus rival Brentwood in front of thousands of fans who flocked to support the two crosstown rival sports programs.

St. Monica High School guard Briana Harris jumps to score a basket against Brentwood High School's Aminah Reid-brydon during the St. Monica Winter Tournament Tuesday, Dec. 4.  Harris had 20 points and eight rebounds in the game.

Sports, Crossroads, St. Monica, Basketball, Brentwood, Notre Dame Academy, El Segundo

Mariners Lead St. Monica Winter Tournament With Win Over Brentwood And Paraclete

Posted Dec. 5, 2012, 2:42 pm

St. Monica High School is hosting the St. Monica Winter Tournament this week in a Westside basketball bonanza that started Tuesday and will continue through Friday at St. Monica High School.

Archer's Lauryn Brame goes up for a kill against the defense of Pacifica Christian's Shannon Volpis (left blocker) and Maile Lane (right blocker) during the second set at Crossroads High School Saturday night.  The Seawolves large crowd cheers on the defense of the Seawolves as they attempt to stop an Archer comeback that could have cost the Seawolves the game.

Sports, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer

Seawolves Slice Through Archer's Defenses In Volleyball Quarterfinals

Posted Nov. 11, 2012, 5:21 am

Pacifica Christian knocked out Archer winning the CIF quarter finals match between the rivals with the Seawolves battling through the Panthers to win 3-1 after a shocking first set loss before a packed gym of dedicated Seawolves and Panthers fans at Crossroads High School Saturday night.

Archer's Jessica Culotti jumps to hit the ball against Bishop's Brooke Callahan during the first set at Santa Monica College Tuesday night.

Sports, Volleyball, Brentwood, Archer

Archer Volleyball Defeats Bishop and Vistamar To Advance To CIF Quarterfinals

Posted Nov. 7, 2012, 6:10 am

The Archer Panthers (15-3) defeated the Bishop Broncos in the first round of the CIF Southern Section playoffs in volleyball winning all three sets 25-15, 25-14, and 25-18 at Santa Monica College Tuesday night before beating Vistamar on Thursday night.

Santa Monica High School's Joslyn Hayes (left) and Jordan Levy (right) block Culver City Centaurs outside hitter Taylor Selfridge's attempted kill to put the Vikings up 11-6 in the first set home on Oct. 5.

Sports, Samohi, St. Monica, Volleyball, Mar Vista, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, New Roads, Archer, Windward

Westside Volleyball Teams To Begin CIF Playoffs

Posted Nov. 4, 2012, 6:02 am

Westside girls volleyball teams Santa Monica High School (10-2), Pacifica Christian (13-1), St. Monica (9-4), New Roads (9-8), Archer (13-3), and Windward (12-4) have all qualified for the CIF Southern Section playoffs.

Archer opposite hitter Ava Mandelbaum (center) celebrates with her team after she made a kill against Calvary Chapel to put the Panthers up 24-22 in the second set at Santa Monica College Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Sports, Volleyball, Brentwood, Archer, Calvary Chapel, Pacific Hills

Archer Volleyball Captures Delphic League Title

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, 7:04 am

The Archer (12-3) Volleyball team captured the Delphic League title with three recent league wins against Calvary Chapel (12-9), Pacific Hills (0-16), and Milkin. The Panthers are now 9-1 in league play with their only loss to Milkin earlier in the season avenged Wednesday, Oct. 31.

Windward's Mycayla Smith celebrates with the rest of the Wildcats after she made a kill during league play against Crossroads on Oct. 23.

Sports, Volleyball, Mar Vista, Brentwood, Windward

Windward Volleyball Wins Over Brentwood To Share Alpha League Championship

Posted Oct. 29, 2012, 6:02 am

Windward Volleyball (14-5) won over Brentwood (5-9) in three sets 25-11, 25-17, and 25-17 on Senior night at Brentwood High School Friday, Oct. 27. With the win, the Wildcats are guaranteed at least a share of the Alpha League Championship.

Archer's Ciena Lennon meets Marshall's Aimee Cuellar at the net to move the Panthers to within one at 11-10 during the second set Tuesday night at Santa Monica College.  Archer would go on to win the set 29-27.

Sports, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Archer, Girls

Archer Volleyball Handles Marshall With 3-0 Win

Posted Oct. 23, 2012, 7:44 pm

It was the second set in the Archer (9-3) versus Marshall High School (5-10) girls volleyball game Tuesday night, and the Eagles were up a point 27-26. Archer outside hitter Maia Barnett had switched positions and was now a middle blocker stepping up in the right place at the right time with a massive block to stop a kill by Marshall's Sarah Eguchi to tie the game at 27-27.

Archer libero Lindsey Levesque gets a dig during the first set against the California Academy of Math and Science (CAMS) at Santa Monica College Wednesday night.  Levesque racked up 48 digs on defense in four sets to keep the ball in play and deny the Rebels points.

Sports, Volleyball, Brentwood, Women, Archer

Archer Girls Volleyball Defeat Rebels With Heart

Posted Oct. 17, 2012, 7:32 pm

Archer Volleyball (8-3) is improving week to week with their latest victory 3-1 over league rival the California Academy of Math and Science (7-4) at Santa Monica College Wednesday night in a game that showed that the Panthers are not to be underestimated.

The Pacifica Christian Girls Volleyball team poses with their medals after they won the Brentwood Volleyball Tournament Saturday Oct. 13

Sports, St. Monica, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer, Tournament, Beverly Hills

Pacifica Christian Takes Brentwood Volleyball Tournament Crown

Posted Oct. 15, 2012, 8:28 am

Pacifica Christian beat Mayfield in two matches 25-19 and 25-18 to win the championship game at the Brentwood Volleyball Tournament that saw a good number of top volleyball teams exhibit their talents and skills Saturday afternoon Oct. 13.

Brentwood's Jared Ashkar rushes for an 18 yard touchdown slipping by Mammoth's Tyler Wormhoudt to put the Eagles up 7-0 in the first quarter.

Sports, Football, Brentwood, Mammoth

Brentwood Eagles Swoop Mammoth Huskies With 46-18 Win

Posted Oct. 14, 2012, 7:23 pm

The Brentwood High School Eagles (6-1-0) took down the Mammoth High School Huskies (1-6-0) to advance 3-1 in the Alpha League in a impressive display of dominance winning the game 48-16 at home Friday afternoon Oct. 12.

Outside hitter Kirsten Avila of Archer goes up for a kill against the Notre Dame defense during set one.  Archer upset the top ranked Division 4-A school 2-1 on Friday afternoon.

Sports, St. Monica, Volleyball, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer, Beverly Hills

Brentwood Volleyball Tournament Day 1

Posted Oct. 13, 2012, 5:21 am

The Brentwood Volleyball Tournament is a two day volleyball event on the Westside that brings together a good number of local girls teams who are given the ability to display their volleyball talents in a comfortable round robin styled competition.

Maile Lane of Pacifica Christian soars over the defense of the Archer Panthers during the first set to score a point for the Seawolves on Saturday night at Culver City High School.

Sports, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer

Pacifica Christian Seawolves Sail To Victory Over Archer Panthers 3-0

Posted Sep. 22, 2012, 9:32 pm

Pacifica Christian (4-0) dominated an intense game against the Archer School for Girls (3-3) winning all three sets 25-20, 25-10, and 25-14 Saturday night at Culver City High School.

Sports, St. Monica, Santa Monica, Football, Brentwood

St. Monica Mariners Go Down 28-14 Against Brentwood

Posted Sep. 17, 2012, 2:26 am

The St. Monica Mariners football team took a tough loss 28-14 against Brentwood High School on Saturday night.

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