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All 14 Santa Monica City Council candidates participated in an election forum Tuesday night at Cross Campus.

News, City Council, Election, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Santa Monica Mirror's 2014 City Council Election Forum - Part One

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:54 am

All candidates running for the Santa Monica City Council on Nov. 4 took to the Cross Campus stage Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Santa Monica Mirror's election forum. The 14 candidates are running for three seats on the council.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Pier, Halloween

Santa Monica Zombie Crawl Returns For Second Year This Friday

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:52 am

The 2nd annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl will bring out the undead on Halloween night for a chilling bar crawl in the heart of the city this Friday, Oct. 31.

Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Library, Author

Santa Monica Main Library Presents "An Evening with Michael Connelly" On Nov. 4

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:49 am

Santa Monica Public Library will present "An Evening with Michael Connelly" on Tuesday, Nov, 4 at 7 pm in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Library, Youth

Sneaky Math For Teens & Youth Workshop At Santa Monica Library On Nov. 4

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:44 am

Best-selling "Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things" author Cy Tymony brings his unique, fun, hands-on learning approach to all things math in "Sneaky Math: A Graphic Primer with Projects" to Santa Monica next Tuesday, Nov. 4.

Dr. Sonja Rosen is a board-certified geriatrician with the top-ranked UCLA Geriatrics Program in Santa Monica and Westwood. For more information, call 310.319.4371.

Health, Ucla, Santa Monica

Dispelling Myths About Breast Cancer & Older Women

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:35 am

October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and an ideal time to dispel some myths about breast cancer while encouraging all women over 40 – and especially those 65 or older – to get annual mammograms.

Ursula Boschet offers tips on Halloween costumes.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Halloween

VIDEO: Santa Monica Costume Shop Talks Trending Halloween Costumes

Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:31 am

Still pondering over what kind of costume to wear this Halloween? Santa Monica-based Ursula’s Costumes may have the solution: as a year-round costume shop, the store is essentially a treasure chest for those who are seeking the perfect Halloween attire and willing to spend a little time exploring their options.

Opinion, Letters To The Editor, Santa Monica

Letter To The Editor: Why I Support Measures H & HH

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:36 am

Dear Editor: Why I support H & HH. Unlike some of my NE neighbors I support H and HH. Why, when this will mean I, a 33 year resident in Santa Monica, will have to pay considerably more transfer tax when I sell my home?

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Music, Santa Monica

SMC Emeritus College Band To Present Free Concert This Sunday, Nov. 2

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:27 am

The SMC Emeritus College Band will present a concert at 2 pm this Sunday, Nov. 2. The concert will be held in The Broad Stage at the SMC Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica Boulevard at 11th Street, Santa Monica.

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

Letter To The Editor: SMO & The Old North Bridge

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:18 am

Dear Editor, I was born and raised in Concord, Massachusetts, the town where the American Revolution began. Maybe it's my attachment to my origins but I can't help but compare the defeat of measure D to Paul Revere's fateful ride and the Old North Bridge where American patriots made their famous stand.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Homeless Woman Arrested At Santa Monica Restaurant For Refusing To Pay Bill

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:15 am

Santa Monica police arrested a homeless woman on Saturday, Oct. 18 after this female suspect consumed a meal at a local restaurant then refused to pay.

Melissa and Eddie Rabin adopted the store’s 1,000th adoption on Oct. 8.

News, Santa Monica, Pets

VIDEO: L.A. Love and Leashes Shelter Shop Celebrates 1,000th Adoption

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:10 am

Pet adoption store L.A. Love and Leashes celebrated its 1,000th adoption on Wednesday, Oct. 8.

News, Santa Monica, Television, Cbs

CBS Gives Full-Season Orders To All Four New Dramas

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 9:07 am

CBS announced Monday it has given full season orders to all four of its new dramas -- "NCIS: New Orleans,'' "Scorpion,'' "Madam Secretary'' and "Stalker.''

News, Santa Monica, Politics

Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky asks Bobby Shriver to Stop Ad Campaign

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 9:54 am

Retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has asked Bobby Shriver to stop using an ad that he says creates the false impression that he has endorsed Shriver over rival Sheila Kuehl in the hotly contested Westside race to fill his seat.

Santa Monica, Events, Lincoln Blvd

Lincoln Blvd. Clean Up Event For Santa Monica, Saturday Nov. 1

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 9:48 am

Lincoln Boulevard Task Force Announces Clean Up Event for Santa Monica, Saturday, November 1.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

News, California, Santa Monica

Michael Peevey Departure Not Enough: Clean Out Entire PUC

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 7:46 am

Sighs of relief were audible all around California the other day, when the embattled, disgraced Michael Peevey announced he would not seek reappointment to a third six-year term as president of the powerful California Public Utilities Commission.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Arrested For Grabbing Woman's Buttocks

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 7:44 am

A Santa Monica resident, 37, was arrested on Friday, Oct. 17 after grabbing a woman’s buttocks in public.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Oct. 31

Posted Oct. 27, 2014, 7:40 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Oct. 31 in the following locations.

News, Santa Monica, Smmusd

SMMUSD Hosts LCAP Webinars To Solicit Input From Public

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 11:24 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will be hosting a series of LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) Webinars to solicit input from parents, students, staff and community members.

Susan Cloke, Columnist

City Council, Opinion, Election, Santa Monica

Ethics: Fourth Question For Santa Monica City Council Candidates

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 10:28 am

The Santa Monica Council City members to be elected on Nov. 4 will be responsible for guiding and shaping the city. Their decisions will affect each of us in practical ways – such as our daily travel in the city; the number of parks we have and how they are used; how we spend the public dollar and the social benefits that can bring; and the image and character of new development in the city.

Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

News, California, Santa Monica

A GOP Statewide Win Probably Won't Happen

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 9:59 am

These are days of optimism, maybe even delusion, for the California Republican Party, which hasn’t won a statewide race of any kind since 2006.

SMC is the first community college in California to be recognized with a bronze designation from the League of American Bicyclists for its bike-friendly campus and culture.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Biking

SMC First California Community College To Get Bronze Designation For Bicycle-friendly Campus

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 9:53 am

The League of American Bicyclists recognized Santa Monica College for its efforts in making its campus bicycle-friendly with a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) award.

News, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway

10 Cars Collide In Chain-Reaction 405 Freeway Crash

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 9:35 am

As many as 10 cars collided in a chain-reaction crash on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Hawthorne on Friday, leaving several people injured and most of the freeway temporarily shut down, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

The seven SMMUSD Board of Education candidates.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Smc, Smmusd

SMMUSD, SMC Candidates Vie For Last Minute Votes

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.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Votes: Measures H & HH

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.

The 7th Annual International Wine and Jazz Festival was held at the Museum of Flying in Santa Monica on Sunday.

News, Santa Monica, Rotary Club

Santa Monica Rotary Wine & Jazz Fundraiser Raises More Than $50,000

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.

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