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, 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, 7:25 am
Singer Chris Brown received a good report from a judge Thursday as he continues to serve out his probation for the 2009 beating of then-girlfriend Rihanna.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:22 am
The seventh annual Dribble for the Cure will be held at UCLA Sunday, with the Bruin men's and women's basketball teams helping raise funds and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:18 am
A fire that burned in heavy brush in Brentwood was knocked down this morning, and no one was hurt, authorities said.
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, 9:13 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, 8:47 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. 23, 2014, 8:42 am
The future of the Greek Theatre's management will be considered by the city Recreation and Parks Commission again today after the panel delayed making a decision at two previous meetings.
Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:39 am
A former teacher at the private Catholic girls school, Notre Dame Academy in West Los Angeles, was freed on $400,000 bail today after her arrest on suspicion of sexually molesting a student several years ago.
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, 9:45 am
An exhibition titled “Reimagining Santa Monica Airport – Part 1” will be on display for one-night only at a gallery at Bergamot Station this Thursday, Oct. 23.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:26 am
A 35-year-old Santa Monica man was granted bail in the amount of $100,000 on Wednesday, Oct. 8 after being charged with forcible rape.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:19 am
A record-setting performance by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning helped NBC's "Sunday Night Football'' draw its largest audience of the season in a week in which football accounted for seven of the 13 most-watched prime-time television programs.
Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:16 am
Five Los Angeles City Council members agreed on Tuesday that Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to raise the city's minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017 needs more scrutiny.