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American Mother

News, Santa Monica

American Mothers Accepting Nominations for 2017 Mother of the Year(R) and Mother of Achievement

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 3:19 pm

American Mothers Inc.® is now accepting nominations for 2017 Mother of the Year® and Mothers of Achievement for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The public is invited to nominate their favorite “mom” through November 15 at

Go Pro

News, Santa Monica

Double Header at LAPPG’s November 9th Meeting

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 3:11 pm

The Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG), a leading entertainment industry organization and networking group, will be hosting two industry giants, GoPro and Adobe at their November 9th, 2016 meeting at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, CA. This event is a valuable opportunity for creative professionals to learn about the latest opportunities and offerings from these two companies.

Love run

News, Santa Monica

Love Me Run – 5k Matchmaking Event

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 3:05 pm

Some people like to debate the plausibility of love at first sight, but no one ever talks about love at first step. For the first time, Love Me Run is racing into the Los Angeles area on November 12 with a 5K fun run in Santa Monica. Love Me Run aims to get participants out of the “swipe left” mentality where technology has taken over our love lives. Participants will complete the 1km course, five different times with a new match, for a total of five unique dates.

History Museum

News, Santa Monica

The Santa Monica History Museum will offer free Admission on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 from noon to 8pm

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 3:03 pm

The Santa Monica History Museum will offer free admission on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 from noon to 8pm at the Santa Monica History Museum at 1350 7th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401.


News, Santa Monica

BRÜ HAUS WestLA Halloween Fun!

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 2:56 pm

The popular German-Californian beer-centric Westside restaurant/pub is celebrating Halloween with monster specials happening all week, and the Halloween Horror Haus happening Friday & Saturday night starting at 9pm to close, with special DJs and 2x1 drinks!

Market Report

News, Market Report

SM Market Report - You say Potato, I say Potato

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 2:55 pm

This week on Market Report Host Jacki Karsh speaks to Weiser Family Farm about the different variety of potatoes.


News, California, Santa Monica, Politics

Opinion: State Ballot Offers Motives to Vote

Posted Oct. 27, 2016, 11:16 am

OpEd: Disgust with politics has come easily this fall, given a pair of flawed, often less than truthful major party presidential candidates and a one-party U.S. Senate race that’s been one-sided from the start.

The tree

News, Santa Monica

Residents: Old Avocado Tree to be Torn Down Today by Landlord

Posted Oct. 26, 2016, 10:38 am

Santa Monica Mirror was alerted by a reader to a story posted on about the tearing down of a beautiful tree today in Santa Monica.

Ken Edwards

News, Santa Monica

Hometown Candidate and LUVE Debate Forum Tonight

Posted Oct. 26, 2016, 10:27 am

Join the Santa Monica Mirror tonight, Wednesday October 26 for a moderated Candidate Forum. Yes and No LV proponents will also debate.

Climate Action

News, Santa Monica

Community Climate Action Summit on October 29 Lays the Groundwork for Carbon Neutral Santa Monica

Posted Oct. 26, 2016, 10:03 am

On October 29, the City of Santa Monica and local partners invite residents, business leaders, and policy experts to the Community Climate Action Summit. The event offers everyone the opportunity to come and collaborate on the next stage of Santa Monica’s climate policy.

Culture of Health

News, Santa Monica

Culture of Health Prize Santa Monica team in Princeton

Posted Oct. 24, 2016, 6:00 pm

Last week, the 2016 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize winners gathered in Princeton, New Jersey for a convening of the winning communities.

Modern Day Revenge and Justice – West Texas Style

News, Santa Monica, Film

Film Review: Modern Day Revenge and Justice – West Texas Style

Posted Oct. 23, 2016, 2:04 pm

“Hell or High Water,” a crime drama starring Chris Pine as Toby Howard, Ben Foster as Tanner Howard, and Jeff Bridges as Marcus Hamilton, is a fascinating look at criminal deviance.

The Sweet Truth about Sugar

News, Health, Santa Monica

Dr Mao: The Sweet Truth about Sugar

Posted Oct. 23, 2016, 1:44 pm

Halloween is here and most people are stocking up on candy for the trick-or-treaters, but think twice before you nibble on some of your own. The average American consumes nearly 240 pounds of sugar per year.

Surrounded by JFK’s “trusted” advisers, and JFK’S widow ((Casey McKinnon) Bobby Kennedy (Chad Brannon) delivers his potent eulogy.

News, Theater, Things To Do

Theatre: "The Tragedy of JFK (as told by Wm. Shakespeare"

Posted Oct. 23, 2016, 1:39 pm

“Something is rotten in the state of Denmark.” That infamous line from William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” was spoken by a palace guard after seeing the dead king walking around the palace walls. To this day, it is used to describe corruption or a situation that doesn’t pass the “smell factor.”


News, Apb, Santa Monica

APB: The Latest from Santa Monica Police Department

Posted Oct. 23, 2016, 1:25 pm

On Wednesday, October 12, at 6:16 p.m. officers of the Santa Monica Police Department were called out to investigate a case of indecent exposure that had occurred in the 2800 block of Ocean Front Walk.

Do You Keep That Nickel?

News, Santa Monica, Oped

Opinion: Do You Keep That Nickel?

Posted Oct. 23, 2016, 1:24 pm

It’s no secret that lies and half-truths are a central part of the ongoing presidential campaign. Entire websites are now devoted to the pursuit of fact-checking Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, with one saying well over half the statements of both are at least half false.

Don't forget to vote!

News, Santa Monica, Oped

Opinion: Lies, Half-Truths Abound In Proposition Campaigns

Posted Oct. 23, 2016, 1:18 pm

It’s no secret that lies and half-truths are a central part of the ongoing presidential campaign. Entire websites are now devoted to the pursuit of fact-checking Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, with one saying well over half the statements of both are at least half false.

Mensus by Charlie Patton 48” x 72” mixed medium.

News, Santa Monica, Art

Abstract Art at Upper West

Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:42 am

The art of Santa Monica resident, Charlie Patton has been exhibited in numerous galleries throughout Los Angeles. On Sunday Oct. 23, the artist will be opening in a solo exhibition entitled “Visceral” Intuitive Abstraction at the Upper West Restaurant.


News, Opinion, Oped

Opinion: SMa.r.t. Santa Monica Architects for a Responsible Tomorrow

Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:35 am

Opinion: Our City is experiencing an identity crisis fueled by gluttony. The powers in the City of Santa Monica have apparently decided that bigger is better and that that this “bigger” needs to be fueled constantly by more…more development, taller and denser buildings, structures that are out-of-scale with our town…more people…more tourists…more workers…more residents.

Proceeds from the sales of all exhibited works benefit the museum

News, Santa Monica, Museum Of Flying

Aviation Art Takes Flight

Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:31 am

This past Sunday the Museum of Flying, located on Airport Ave at Santa Monica airport, unveiled a new exhibition showcasing the works of Mike Machat, who is an L.A.-based aviation artist, author, and historian. The exhibition is titled “Supersonic Palette” and consists of seven original paintings and five limited edition, signed lithographs. Proceeds from the sales of all exhibited works benefit the museum.

New Mental Health Care Services Coming to Santa Monica

News, Santa Monica, Mental Health

New Mental Health Care Services Coming to Santa Monica

Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:29 am

By Alana Prisco We often think about our health in terms of how our bodies look and feel. But our psychological and emotional health is equally important, and has a big impact on the quality of our physical health. Good medical care focuses on total health, including one’s mind and body, and the important connections between the two entities.

Santa Monica City Council Elections Candidates

News, Santa Monica

Santa Monica City Council Elections: Meet the Candidates

Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:24 am

In the lead up to Santa Monica City Council elections, November 8, Santa Monica Mirror will host a 90-minute question-and-answer debate with at the Ken Edwards Center, Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. Measure LV will also be debated.


News, Santa Monica

Last Call for Fall Salon Tickets!

Posted Oct. 20, 2016, 10:35 am

If the presidential fundraiser at Jeffrey Katzenberg's is a stretch at $100,000 per ticket, Santa Monica Conservancy is offering an alternative.

Sm Dia

News, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Celebrates Día de los Muertos Citywide

Posted Oct. 20, 2016, 10:21 am

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican holiday when family and friends gather to honor and celebrate loved ones who have passed. This year, Santa Monica observes the tradition with seven events at six venues throughout the city between October 22 and November 5, 2016.

Metro line Santa Monica

News, Santa Monica

Boring Machine Tunnels Under Metro

Posted Oct. 19, 2016, 3:19 pm

A boring machine dubbed "Angeli" began its underground journey Wednesday to create tunnels for Metro's regional connector project, which will link up the Blue, Expo and Gold lines in downtown Los Angeles when completed.

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