October 1, 2020 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

RSVP Today For The Mirror’s Three Candidate Forums:

With the Nov. 4 election just a month away, time is running out to RSVP for three upcoming candidate forums being hosted by the Santa Monica Mirror, under the umbrella of Mirror Media Group (publisher of The Mirror, Westside Today, Brentwood News, Century City News, and Yo! Venice!).

Congress, State Senate, L.A. County Supervisor

• The first forum will be held Sunday, Oct. 12, from 1:30 pm to 4 pm (program begins 2 pm). It will be held at University Synagogue, which is located at 11960 Sunset Blvd. at in Brentwood.

This forum will feature discussions between Ted Lieu and Elan Carr (candidates for Congress in the race to replace Henry Waxman) and Sandra Fluke and Ben Allen (candidates for California State Senate).

Bobby Shriver, candidate for County Supervisor, will be given 10 minutes to speak. Sheila Kuehl, who can’t attend that day, will appear via a 10-minute video that will be recorded just prior to the event.

Free parking is available at the venue (limited, first-come first-serve basis); street parking is also available.

Doors will open at 1:30 pm. To attend, RSVP your details to [email protected].

Santa Monica City Council

• The second forum featuring all 14 Santa Monica City Council candidates will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm (program begins 7 pm). It will be held Cross Campus, which is located at 929 Colorado in Santa Monica.

As parking is extremely limited at the venue, a free shuttle will operate from 5:45 pm at the Main Library, 601 Santa Monica Boulevard. Only attendees with disabled placards will be permitted to park at the venue’s parking lot. Parking rates at the library are $1 per hour for the first two hours and 30 minutes. After that, the rate is $1 per 30 minutes.

The candidates vying for the three seats (four-year term) are:

Sue Himmelrich, Jerry Rubin, Pam O’Connor, Terence Later, Frank Gruber, Phil Brock, Nick Boles, Whitney Scott Bain, Zoe Muntaner, Kevin McKeown, Richard McKinnon, Jon Mann, Michael Feinstein, and Jennifer Kennedy.

To attend, RSVP to [email protected].

SMMUSD Board of Education / SMC Board of Trustees

• The final forum featuring all seven SMMUSD Board of Education candidates and six SMC Board of Trustees candidates will be held Wednesday, Oct. 22. It will be held at the Santa Monica Main Library’s Martin Luther King Auditorium, which is located at 601 Santa Monica Boulevard from 5:30 pm to 8 pm (program begins 6 pm).

Again, parking rates at the library are $1 per hour for the first two hours and 30 minutes. After that, the rate is $1 per 30 minutes.

The candidates vying for the four seats on the SMMUSD Board of Education (four year term) are: Laurie Lieberman, Dhun May, Ralph Mechur, Oscar de la Torre, Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein, Craig Foster, and Patty Finer.

The candidates vying for the four seats on the SMC Board of Trustees (four year term) are: Barry Snell, Maria Loya, Louise Jaffe, Nancy Greenstein, Andrew Walzer, and Dennis Frisch.

To attend, RSVP to [email protected].

The first forum is co-sponsored by University Synagogue. The remaining two forums will be co-sponsored by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce.

All forums are free and open to the public, but RSVP is required for entry.

in News
Related Posts

Edify TV: Avoiding a ‘Twindemic’

September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020

Local officials are trying to avoid a double dose of hospitalizations from the flu and coronavirus being coined a ‘Twindemic.’...

Edify TV: Westside Colleges to Remain Remote for Foreseeable Future

September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020

Westside college campuses, closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will likely remain closed for the foreseeable future. Learn more in this...

BREAKING: Santa Monica City Council Approves Miramar Expansion

September 30, 2020

September 30, 2020

Project moves forward by 4-2 vote By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica City Council has approved plans that have been in...

Santa Monica Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 29, 2020

September 29, 2020

Alzheimer’s Association encouraging residents to walk in small groups amid COVID-19 The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Santa Monica residents to...

Lawsuit Filed Against Plaza Development

September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Slow-growth group says City is violating Surplus Land Act By Sam Catanzaro A slow-growth group has filed a lawsuit to...

City Of Santa Monica Being Sued Over Proposed Plaza Project: Santa Monica Beat – September, 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Santa Monica Being Sued Over Proposed Plaza Project. * LA Street...

Santa Monica Police Make Additional Arrests in Looting of REI

September 28, 2020

September 28, 2020

Marques Miles and Misty Jones arrested by Santa Monica Police Department Santa Monica police recently made additional arrests of two...

OpEd: The Miramar Project Will Be a New Architectural Jewel

September 27, 2020

September 27, 2020

The Miramar Hotel has been a central part of Santa Monica’s history and an integral part of the community for...

Edify TV: Trident Center Redevelopment

September 25, 2020

September 25, 2020

The Westside’s Trident Center is getting a major overhaul and new name as part of a flurry of development in...

Miramar Project to go Before City Council Tuesday

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

Councilmember Gleam Davis asks City Attorney whether she should rescue self from vote  By Sam Catanzaro  Santa Monica lawmakers will...

SMa.r.t. Column: Needed, A Heart Transplant

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

We have written about adaptive reuse in previous columns and have postulated that with proper incentives, the existing one, two...

Edify TV: Boulders Blocking Westside Encampment

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

City officials recently removed boulders placed on sidewalks by some Westside residents to prevent the formation of a homeless encampment....

Should Council Member Davis Recuse Herself From Voting? Santa Monica Beat – September, 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Should Council Member Davis Recuse Herself From Voting? * Increases In...

SMC to Be Online for Winter and Spring 2021

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

College cites lack of available vaccine  By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica College (SMC) has announced it will be delivering classes...

Edify TV: Al Fresco Program Ending?

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

During a COVID-19 pandemic many restaurants have found aid through the City of Los Angeles’ Al Fresco dining program, but...