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News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Ladwp

Brentwood Residents Left Without Power Tuesday Morning

Posted Sep. 16, 2014, 9:04 am

Utility crews were working today to restore power to about 7,000 customers in various parts of Los Angeles County, including about 3,000 in the city of Los Angeles.

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, Santa Monica, Brentwood, 405 Freeway

Person Injured On Southbound 405 Freeway In Brentwood Area

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:32 am

A person was injured today in a traffic crash on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Brentwood area, authorities said.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, 405 Freeway

One Injured In 405 Freeway Crash Near Brentwood

Posted Aug. 16, 2014, 8:10 am

One person was transported to an area hospital from a crash today on the San Diego (405) Freeway near Brentwood.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Brentwood Grand Prix Returns Sunday; 14 Races Scheduled

Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 9:25 am

For those who seek the thrill of a local sporting event, Brentwood is gearing up for its annual Grand Prix this Sunday, Aug. 3. Bearing basic similarities to the famous Grand Prix de Paris and other international racing contests, the Brentwood Grand Prix is a community cycling competition with cash prizes and merchandise up for grabs.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Obama

Obama To Visit Brentwood, Downtown Los Angeles Today

Posted Jul. 24, 2014, 8:28 am

President Barack Obama is set to conclude a planned 24-hour visit to the Los Angeles area today by participating in another Democratic National Committee fundraiser and speaking at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College about the economy.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, Fire

Mandeville Canyon In Brentwood To Hold Evacuation Drill Today

Posted May. 18, 2014, 8:15 am

The Los Angeles fire and police departments today will hold an evacuation exercise in Mandeville Canyon. Exercises begin at 9:45 a.m.

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.

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