Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 8:21 am
As part of Mirror Media Group’s election forum season, all candidates running for positions on the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District (SMMUSD) Board of Education and Santa Monica College Board of Trustees met the public Wednesday night at the Santa Monica Main Library’s MLK Auditorium.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 8:19 am
The issue of increasing real estate transfer tax will be on Santa Monica ballot papers Nov. 4 with Measures H and HH calling for votes on whether to increase transfer tax rates and if so, where to allocate the new funds.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 8:16 am
The Santa Monica Rotary Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year, the annual Wine and Jazz Festival, was held Sunday, Oct. 19 at the Museum of Flying. The funds raised from the event help largely finance the Rotary Club’s philanthropic and charitable projects, such as local and international service missions and trips.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 8:02 am
For an entertaining way to combine the spirit of Halloween and the quintessential SoCal lifestyle, look no further than ZJ Boarding House’s annual Haunted Heats Halloween Surf Contest this Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8 am. Far from the ordinary surf competition, the participants will be riding the waves of the Pacific Ocean all the while donning their Halloween costumes.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 8:01 am
In lieu of the Halloween season, Heal the Bay’s Santa Monica Pier Aquarium is incorporating a number of spooky themes into its family-friendly activities this weekend. This Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 and 26, starting at 12:30 pm, the Pier Aquarium will be hosting a “fintastic” Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos celebration, with costume wear encouraged.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:55 am
Orchestra Santa Monica will kick off its 2014-15 season with the program “Heroic Beethoven and More” this Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3:30 pm.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:54 am
A colorful change is coming to Upper West in Santa Monica this weekend with the arrival of new art being hung on its walls.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:53 am
Naam Yoga Los Angeles will host its third anniversary gala celebration and fundraiser “A Simple Gift!” tonight, Oct. 24 to benefit their 501(c)(3) and Giving Naam community outreach programs.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:50 am
A one-woman show called “Holy Pal - Decades of Joy, Revelation and Spiritual Creativity as a Teacher” will be held this Sunday, Oct. 26 from noon to 1 pm.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:46 am
All candidates running in the Santa Monica City Council on Nov. 4 took to the Cross Campus stage Tuesday night at Mirror Media Group’s forum. The 14 candidates are running for three seats on the council.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:31 am
An injury crash in the McClure Tunnel shut down eastbound lanes of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Santa Monica Thursday night.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:15 am
NBCUniversal and a group of former interns have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit contending the interns should have been paid for their work, it was reported today.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 11:42 am
The Santa Monica College student newspaper The Corsair won 16 awards – including online General Excellence and four first place awards – at the 2014 Southern California convention of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) held on the campus of California State Fullerton University on October 17-18.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:27 am
A report released on Tuesday by Healthgrades, a national independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized all six Providence Health & Services, Southern California, medical centers for excellent clinical outcomes.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:18 am
Phillips Lerner has announced its annual Adopt-A-Center event, this year celebrating the recipient of the 2014 award: El Nido Family Centers.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:13 am
SideChef, the step-by-step cooking app that rocketed into the iTunes Top 10 list of Food & Drinks apps during its iPhone launch, is baking Halloween treats at their Santa Monica headquarters as part of a Halloween Bake-Off on October 27 to give to the Ocean Park Community Center (OPCC).
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:08 am
The City of Santa Monica has joined the launch of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:55 am
A 52-year-old screwdriver wielding Venice resident was arrested in Santa Monica on Saturday, Oct. 12 and charged with carrying a concealed weapon.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:53 am
Two men aged in their early 20s were arrested on Friday, Oct. 10 after being caught breaking into vehicles in the Pico neighborhood.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:47 am
Viewership for Fox's coverage of Game 1 of the World Series set a record low, with the San Francisco Giants 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals averaging 12.19 million viewers, according to live-plus-same-day figures released today by Nielsen.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:44 am
A partial solar eclipse will be visible in the Los Angeles area today, and the Griffith Observatory will be offering telescopes for residents to catch the celestial event.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 4:00 pm
An underground explosion in an electrical vault near Point Dume about noon today caused outages expected to last up to nine hours.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 2:18 pm
The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce held its annual Santa Monica Wellbeing Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 10:11 am
The Santa Monica Mirror, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, will host a double-header election forum tonight, Oct. 22 featuring all seven SMMUSD Board of Education candidates and all six SMC Board of Trustees candidates.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 10:08 am
The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery is pleased to present "Pyrometrics – A Retrospective in Ceramics,” an exhibition of original works by professional studio artist, ceramic sculptor, and ceramic painter Franklyn Phillips.