Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
For a nonprofit organization keen on “making fundraising fun,” kicking off the year with a mixer at local hangout Bodega Bar was a perfect way to start spreading the word.
Posted Mar. 9, 2014, 6:00 am
As a formality, the filing period deadline for the June 3 primary election was extended from Friday until Wednesday for the 33rd Congressional District with incumbent Henry Waxman not seeking reelection.
Posted Mar. 8, 2014, 9:11 am
Artist and Iraq War veteran Drew Cameron held a papermaking workshop with New Roads High School art students earlier this week, demonstrating the process by which he teaches veterans to use their uniforms, worn in service, to create works of art.
Posted Mar. 8, 2014, 8:40 am
When the ASICS LA Marathon winds its way Sunday morning from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica, there are streets in Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica that will be impacted by the race course.
Posted Mar. 8, 2014, 8:32 am
LA County Supervisor Third District candidates John Duran, Sheila Kuehl, Bobby Shriver, and Pamela Conley Ulich will take part in a debate on Thursday, March 20.
Posted Mar. 8, 2014, 8:03 am
John M. (Jack) Blanchette Jr. -- president and owner of Blanchette & Associates Public Relations in Santa Monica -- died Tuesday, March 4. He was 68.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:25 pm
A 3.2 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside after striking one mile east south east of Marina del Rey on Friday night.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 12:38 pm
With the Santa Monica Pier as his backgdrop, Assemblyman Richard Bloom (Dem-50th District) on Friday morning announced he had introduced legislation that seeks to phase out killer whale, or orca, captivity in California.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:43 am
Assemblymember Richard Bloom (Dem-50th District) will speak about his proposed legislation that would effectively end Shamu shows at Sea World San Diego and force the theme park to release its 10 orcas back into the ocean.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:27 am
Four nail salons in Santa Monica were recognized in an intimate ceremony on Monday for their collaborative efforts to make healthier work environments while also promoting a “green” agenda and promoting safer products to its customers.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:25 am
The “Stadium to the Sea” – or the Los Angeles Marathon, as it is more commonly known – is ready for its 29th race this weekend, as runners will be pacing themselves this Sunday on a 26.2-mile course snaking from Dodger Stadium to just shy of the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:23 am
The advanced visual art students of John Adams Middle School under the tutelage of art teacher Jennifer Joyce have done it again.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:05 am
The Santa Monica Mirror is looking to hire a host with a bubbly personality who can carry a new online show and get the job done in a live environment. The position is for someone who preferably knows the local area and lifestyle topics.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 8:47 am
The yellow double-door garage on Lincoln Boulevard has housed not just any ordinary plumbing service. The Klein family has served as the neighborhood plumber for the past 66 years. At the end of this month, Lincoln Pipe & Plumbing Supply will sadly be closing its doors for the last time after selling the land.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:12 am
Local pet adoption center No Kill Los Angeles (NKLA) in West LA has lots of loving cats and dogs that are looking for homes.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 8:50 am
A 19-year-old Los Angeles man was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 23 after mugging a man of his cell phone, money, and credit card at knifepoint.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:38 am
This is a response from AZ Shores regarding Tuesday's announcement from the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office, LAFLA, and Gibson Dunn regarding a tenant harassment settlement at the 49-unit complex located at 1305 2nd Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:30 am
Marina Del Rey Hospital has named Sean Fowler as its new CEO of the 145-bed acute care surgical facility.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:07 am
With the continuing rollout of the Affordable Care Act, local Obamacare expert Minda Wilson has taken it upon herself to warn individual policyholders on the Westside that they may be in for an unpleasant surprise and a large financial burden if they do not do their homework.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:05 am
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is continuing to repair damaged shoreline protection (rip rap or large boulders) along the Pacific Coast Highway near Mugu Rock after high surf undermined portions of the highway over the weekend.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:04 am
Jennifer Gsell and Quinn D’Andrea have been named winners of the National YoungArts Foundation’s 2014 YoungArts competition in the discipline of popular voice. They are both seniors that attend Santa Monica High School and met in the high school’s choir department directed by Mr. Jeffe Hulls.
Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:00 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 50-year-old homeless man on Thursday, Feb. 20 for attacking a man with a stick.
Posted Mar. 4, 2014, 9:48 am
Santa Monica native Lindsay Plotkin, a senior philosophy major at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA, has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Plotkin is graduate of Brentwood School.
Posted Mar. 4, 2014, 9:39 am
Banc of California has opened a new bank branch in Pacific Palisades at 530 Palisades Drive in the Palisades Highlands Village Plaza.
Posted Mar. 4, 2014, 9:17 am
A settlement agreement has been finalized between the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office and the owners and managers of AZ Shores at 1305 2nd Street in Santa Monica after tenants at the 49 unit complex filed harassment and privacy complaints.