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The Mirror endorses Kevin McKeown, Pam O’Connor, and Frank Gruber for City Council at Tuesday’s election to provide a diversity of voices and a balance of supporting business and smart growth.

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The Mirror's Endorsements For 2014 Santa Monica City Council, SMMUSD & SMC

Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:41 am

The Mirror endorses incumbent Kevin McKeown, incumbent Pam O’Connor, and former Planning Commissioner Frank Gruber to provide a diversity of voices that will keep the council active while preventing a super-majority that leans far left or right.

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.

Santa Monica voters will decide on the local races of City Council, SMMUSD School Board, and SMC Board of Trustees on Nov. 4, 2014.

News, City Council, Election, Santa Monica, Smc, Smmusd

Last Chance To RSVP For Santa Monica Mirror Election Forums Oct. 21/22

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:16 am

The Santa Monica Mirror, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, will present election forums on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

Santa Monica voters will decide on the local races of City Council, SMMUSD School Board, and SMC Board of Trustees on Nov. 4, 2014.

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The Mirror To Host City Council Forum Oct. 21, SMC/ SMMUSD Forum Oct. 22

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 10:06 am

The Santa Monica Mirror, along with the the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to present Santa Monica election forums on Tuesday, Oct. 21 and Wednesday, Oct. 22.

SMC Stages ‘Sweeney Todd’ May 30 to June 8

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica, Smc, Theatre

SMC Stages 'Sweeney Todd' From May 30 To June 8

Posted May. 26, 2014, 12:00 am

The production featuring Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning music and lyrics is directed by Terrin Adair-Lynch, with music direction by Gary Gray and choreography by Lauren Blair.

Santa Monica College student photographer, J. Manzella works  will be shown.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

SMC Presents Student Photo Show From May 27 To June 6

Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am

The annual SMC Student Portfolio Exhibition runs May 27 through June 6 at the SMC Photography Gallery.

Santa Monica, Youth, Smc, Smmusd, Community

Youth Well-Being Workshop On June 1

Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am

A Youth Well-Being workshop will be held June 1 at Virginia Avenue Park and highlights the report from the Cradle to Career (SMC2C) initiative.

SMPD Sgt. Mike Braaten was presented with the Lifesaving Medal from SMPD chief Jacqueline Seabrooks. Sgt. Braaten saved a child from choking inside a Santa Monica movie theater on the Third Street Promenade on Dec. 31, 2013. Other officers and police staff were recognized for their valor and courage during the lone gunman’s rampage around and at SMC on June 7, 2013.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Smc, Smpd, June 7 Shooting

SMC Police And SMPD Honor Officers At Biennial Awards Ceremony

Posted May. 23, 2014, 8:00 am

More than a dozen officers of the Santa Monica Police Dept. (SMPD) and Santa Monica College Police Dept. were honored at a biennial award ceremony held May 21 at the SGI-USA building.

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Music Is In The Air At Santa Monica College In June

Posted May. 22, 2014, 6:27 pm

The Santa Monica College Music Department is pleased to present a variety of spring concerts in June in The Broad Stage or The Edye at the SMC Performing Arts Center.

News, Santa Monica, Film, Smc

SMC Short Film Receives $8,500 From Associated Students

Posted May. 21, 2014, 6:56 am

SMC has awarded the filmmakers of "Muñecas" an $8,500 donation to help them begin filming later this month.

Kelvin Chiang (from left), Doug Kiphut, Alex Cooper, and Staffan Edenholm in “Plaid Tidings” Dec. 6-15 at Santa Monica College.

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

Santa Monica College Stages “Plaid Tidings” Over Next Two Weekends

Posted Dec. 6, 2013, 9:29 am

The Santa Monica College Theatre Arts and Music Departments presents “Plaid Tidings” Dec. 6-15, at the Theatre Arts Main Stage on the SMC main campus, 1900 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica.

Flowers and a photo displayed against a wall at Santa Monica College for Marcela Dia Franco, 26, remembers the life of an incoming SMC student who died of her injuries at Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood that she sustained during Friday's shooting at SMC.

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Fifth Victim Dies In SMC Shooting Spree

Posted Jun. 9, 2013, 2:43 pm

A fifth victim from Friday's shooting spree at SMC has died.Marcela Dia Franco

Alfonso Medina named 2013 Student Athlete of the Year

News, Sports, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

SMC Quarterback Named 2012-13 Student Athlete Of The Year

Posted May. 23, 2013, 2:51 pm

Santa Monica College quarterback Alfonso Medina was named 2012-13 Student Athlete of the Year on May 23.

News, Santa Monica, Education, Youth, City Hall, Smc, Teen

“Build Your Own Camp” For Kids, Teens Begins June 17

Posted May. 22, 2013, 12:00 pm

Wondering what to do with your kids this summer? Longing to try something different yourself? Santa Monica College Community Education is offering a whole new way of looking at summer.

Santa Monica College's faculty, staff, and students are allowed unlimited access to Big Blue Bus under the Any Line, Any Time agreement.

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BBB Any Line, Any Time For SMC Renewed

Posted May. 18, 2013, 9:27 am

Council members approved as part of its Tuesday consent calendar a renewal of the unlimited ride transit program, known as "Any Line, Any Time," which services Santa Monica College (SMC) students who use the Big Blue Bus (BBB).

From left to right: Victoria Vo and Sarah Anderson of Fullerton College and Juliana Nelkin and Kaori Tsuda show off their medals in the California State Community College Tennis Finals at The Ojai, in Ojai Calif. Sunday afternoon.

Sports, Santa Monica College, Tennis, Santa Monica, Smc

SMC Duels Against Fullerton In California Community College Tennis Championships

Posted Apr. 29, 2013, 6:55 pm

SMC tennis stars Juliana Nelkin and Kaori Tsuda led the Corsairs by reaching the finals in the 2013 CCCAA individual playoffs to determine the California Community College State Champions beating Orange Coast College's Michelle Cyrus and Mia Hashimoto 6-2, 6-2 in the semi-finals at The Ojai in Ojai, Calif. But Nelkin and Tsuda lost to Sarah Anderson and Victoria Vo of Fullerton College in the doubles event finals.

SMC guard Marilyn Flynn drives past Canyons forward Delisa Chapman at home Wednesday night.

Sports, Basketball, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

Lady Corsairs Basketball Lose To Canyons

Posted Jan. 26, 2013, 12:00 am

SMC (8-12) women's basketball lost a league game at home Wednesday night to Western State South division leader Canyons (14-7) by a lopsided score of 103-76 in a game where it was quite apparent from the beginning that the Cougars had the upper hand and that the offense of the Corsairs failed to materialize.

Michelle Smith, of Santa Monica College, makes a kill against West Los Angeles during the first set to launch the Corsairs to a 24-17 lead at home Wednesday night.

Sports, Santa Monica College, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Smc, Women

SMC Wins League Volleyball Match Against Wildcats

Posted Oct. 11, 2012, 12:00 pm

Santa Monica College (5-6) Women's Volleyball team won a league match against West Los Angeles College (0-4) at home Wednesday night showcasing an impressive display of kills and ball control to advance their Western State South Conference winning tally to 2-1.

Santa Monica College's Briana Mackey attempts a header against Bakersfield's Erin Griepsma at home Tuesday afternoon.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc, Women

SMC Women's Soccer Shuts Out Bakersfield Renegades 1-0

Posted Oct. 10, 2012, 7:30 pm

The Santa Monica College Corsairs (5-2-4) beat the Bakersfield College Renegades (1-5) in a defensive standoff with Corsairs forward Meg Pierce scoring the only goal in the opening minutes of the game at home Tuesday afternoon.

A referee nullifies what appeared to be a score by Ricardo Ocampo (center) of Santa Monica College at home Friday afternoon that would have put the Corsairs up 2-0 in the first half during their first loss of the season to Los Angeles Mission College 3-2.   Luis Fuentes (right) of the Corsairs also complains about the call.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Smc

SMC Men's Soccer Loses First Game Of Season To Eagles 3-2

Posted Sep. 29, 2012, 7:32 am

The winning streak for the Corsairs (6-1-2) has come to a close with their first loss of the season at home 3-2 against Los Angeles Mission College (5-3-1) that could have been averted if an off sides call against the Corsairs hadn't swung the momentum of the game in favor of the Eagles.

Forward Rafael Silva of the Santa Monica College Men's Soccer team kicks the ball while horizontal in mid air during the first half of a soccer game against Glendale at home Tuesday.

Sports, Soccer, Santa Monica College, Smc

SMC Men's Soccer Remains Undefeated With 4-0 Win Over Glendale

Posted Sep. 26, 2012, 6:36 am

Excitement has returned for men's soccer at Santa Monica College with the Corsairs (6-0-2) remaining undefeated with their electrifying win 4-0 over the Glendale College Vaqueros (0-5-1) at home Tuesday afternoon.

Myles Johnson of Santa Monica College picks up 15 yards in the second quarter against the West Los Angeles College Wildcats during the Corsairs win 31-21.  Johnson would go on to rush for 112 yards on Sept. 22.

Sports, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Football, West Los Angeles, Smc

SMC Corsairs Contain West Los Angeles Wildcats To Win 31-21

Posted Sep. 23, 2012, 5:17 am

Santa Monica College (3-1) caged the West Los Angeles Wildcats (1-2) during their first conference game of the season in a commanding game where the Corsairs showed sparks of brilliance while whittling down the Wildcats to win the game 31-21.

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SMC Women's Soccer Defeats Pasadena City College 1-0

Posted Sep. 12, 2012, 4:02 pm

Santa Monica College freshman goalkeeper Monique Boe came in off the bench in the second half and had six key saves to help lead the Lady Corsairs soccer team (2-1) to a victory over the Pasadena City College Lancers (2-1-1) by a score of 1-0.

Alfonso Medina takes a snap during practice.

Sports, Santa Monica College, Football, Smc

SMC Football Team Locked, Loaded, And Ready For Action

Posted Aug. 17, 2012, 2:22 am

The Santa Monica College Corsairs football team began hitting drills this week, suiting up in full gear for practice, and are working on building momentum in anticipation for their upcoming season that begins Sept. 1 against Mt. San Jacinto.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Education, Smc, Higher Education

Santa Monica College Citizens Bond Oversight Committee Applications Sought

Posted May. 3, 2012, 1:10 am

Santa Monica College is seeking applications for the Citizens Bond Oversight Committee, which oversees the implementation of Measures U, S and AA, ...

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