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Editor-In-Chief Brenton Garen discusses Cirque du Soleil's show "Totem" that opens this Friday, Jan. 17 at the Santa Monica Pier.

Santa Monica Beat

WestsideToday.com presents Westside TV, the easiest way to get local news, entertainment and all things on the Westside. Coming 2014.

Santa Monica Beat

LOBSTER TRIVIA: See the answer to how many tourists visit Santa Monica annually.

Santa Monica Beat

This week, Paul Sand founder of the West End Theatre stops by to discuss the opening of the new theatre on the Santa Monica Pier.

News, Health, Chamber Of Commerce, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Highlights From Santa Monica Wellbeing Festival

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 2:18 pm

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce held its annual Santa Monica Wellbeing Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18.

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, Chamber Of Commerce, Election, Santa Monica, Library

Santa Monica Double-Header Election Forum Tonight With SMMUSD, SMC Candidates

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.

Opening reception for 'Pyrometrics' – a survey of creative works by Ceramicist Franklyn Phillips – will be held on Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at SMC's Pete and Susan Barrett Gallery. Exhibit runs from Oct. 28 to Dec. 6.

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

Opening Reception Saturday, Oct. 25 For Santa Monica College "Pyrometrics" Exhibit

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 10:08 am

The Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery is pleased to present "Pyrometrics – A Retrospective in Ceramics,” an exhibition of original works by professional studio artist, ceramic sculptor, and ceramic painter Franklyn Phillips.

USC student Yongdan Chunyu's proposed future use of Santa Monica Airport. It will be on display this Thursday, Oct. 23 for one-night only with other student works.

News, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

USC Students To Hold Exhibit Of Proposed Future Uses For Santa Monica Airport

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.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Granted $100,000 Bail After Being Charged With Rape

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.

News, Santa Monica, Television

"Sunday Night Football" Draws Largest Audience Of Season To Top TV Ratings

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.

News, Los Angeles, Business

L.A. Minimum Wage Increase To $13.25 By 2017 Needs More Scrutiny, Says Council

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.

News, Youth, Pasadena

97th Rose Queen Chosen From Royal Court Seven Members

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:14 am

Marshall Fundamental High School senior Madison Elaine Triplett was named tonight as the 97th Rose Queen.

News, Los Angeles, Government

Eric Garcetti To Speak At "Champions Of Change" In Washington, D.C. Today

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:09 am

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is scheduled to speak at a "Champions of Change'' ceremony in Washington, D.C., today honoring people who have helped immigrants navigate the naturalization process.

News, Santa Monica, Television

The CW Orders Full-Season Runs Of "The Flash," "Jane The Virgin"

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 9:07 am

The CW announced Tuesday it has given full-season orders to both of its new series, "The Flash'' and "Jane the Virgin.''

News, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

VIDEO DEBATE: Santa Monica Airport Nov. 4 Ballot – Measure D vs. Measure LC

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 12:49 pm

The fate of one of the most controversial pieces of land in the city, Santa Monica Municipal Airport (SMO), will be put in voter’s hands this election on Nov. 4. The decision of ownership, development, and control is on the ballot in the forms of competing Measures D and LC.

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, Santa Monica

Hear From All 14 Santa Monica City Council Candidates At Forum Tonight

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 10:01 am

The Santa Monica Mirror, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, will present a Santa Monica City Council election forum tonight, Oct. 21.

Santa Monica High School students are asking the community to make a Safe Driving commitment.

News, Samohi, Santa Monica

Santa Monica High Asks Community To Commit To Safe Driving

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:58 am

Santa Monica High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, every day now through Oct. 24.

The Grant Fall Festival is a community event this Saturday, Oct. 25.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Grant Elementary School To Hold Fall Festival With Haunted Hallway Saturday

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:48 am

The students, parents, teachers, and staff of Grant Elementary School in Santa Monica are rallying together for an incredible community event this Saturday, Oct. 25 – the Grant Fall Festival, Monster Mash Dance – and the Westside’s only Haunted Halloween Hallway.

News, Courts, Pacific Palisades

Couple Ordered To Stand Trial For Fatal Pacific Palisades Hit-And-Run

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:22 am

A Los Angeles couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Southern California Edison Issue Safety Suggestions For Halloween

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:07 am

Southern California Edison issued safety suggestions today for Halloween, topped by never using burning candles to light jack-o'-lanterns or as part of any decoration because of their severe fire risk.

News, Entertainment, Television

Fox Orders "Scream Queens'' Comedy-Horror Anthology Series

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:05 am

Fox announced Monday that it has ordered 15 hour-long episodes of "Scream Queens,'' described as a "genre-bending comedy-horror anthology series'' from the executive producers of "Glee'' and "American Horror Story.''

News, Health, Lax

Congresswoman Wants Meeting With LAX Officials On Ebola Screenings

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:02 am

Rep. Maxine Waters on Monday requested a meeting with officials from Los Angeles International Airport and a variety of federal agencies to discuss procedures being taken to screen passengers and respond to potential cases of Ebola at the airport.

News, Los Angeles, Health

L.A. City Council To Hear Presentation On Ebola Today

Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 8:57 am

City and county officials are scheduled today to make a presentation before the Los Angeles City Council on best practices for informing and safeguarding city residents concerning Ebola.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, Santa Monica Airport

Santa Monica Airport Fatal Crash Lawsuit Claims Hangar To Close To Runway

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 1:16 pm

The three sons of a passenger killed in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport last year are suing the county, as well as the cities of Santa Monica and Los Angeles, alleging a hangar into which the aircraft collided was built too close to the runway.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Bans E-Cigarettes In All “No-Smoking” Places

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 11:06 am

The Santa Monica City Council last week adopted a new law that treats electronic smoking devices, or e-cigarettes, the same as traditional cigarettes under its smoke-free laws.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Northeast Neighbors Board Urges A No Vote On Ballot Measure H, HH

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:46 am

Dear Editor, Given the strong opposition voiced by our members, the Board of Northeast Neighbors has voted to oppose ballot measures H and HH.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica CityTV To Air "Council Candidates Live!" Tonight At 7 pm

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:39 am

The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica Education Fund (LWVSMEF) in partnership with CityTV of Santa Monica will air “Council Candidates Live!” with Round One to air today, Oct. 20 and Round Two airing on Oct. 27 at 7 pm on CityTV.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Arrest Couple Involved In Domestic Violence Dispute

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:19 am

Santa Monica police arrested a couple in a dating relationship on Wednesday, Oct. 8 after officers were unable to establish who was the primary aggressor in a domestic violence dispute.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Six Temporary Santa Monica Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Oct. 24

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:16 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Oct. 24 in the following locations:

News, Santa Monica, Film, Box Office

"Fury'' Opens With Stir Topping Box Office With $23.5 Million In Sales

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:14 am

"Fury'' opened with a stir at the continent's box offices this weekend, and arrived in the number one spot with an estimated $23.5 million in sales.

News, Police Department, Westchester

Police Find Missing Westchester Teen With Autism

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:12 am

Los Angeles police have found a 17-year-old non-verbal autistic boy who disappeared in Westchester while his father was preparing to take a bicycle ride with him.

News, Brentwood, Politics

Hillary Clinton To Speak At Brentwood Democratic Party Fundraiser Tonight

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:08 am

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is scheduled to speak tonight at a $32,400 per person fundraiser at Brentwood's Tavern restaurant to raise funds for the Democratic Party as it struggles to retain control of the U.S. Senate.

News, Music, Celebrity, Television

Pitbull To Host American Music Awards In November

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:07 am

Pitbull will host the American Music Awards next month for the second year in a row, dick clark productions announced today.

News, Fire Department, Malibu

Malibu House Fire: Person Suffers Minor Injuries Sunday Afternoon

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:04 am

One person was injured in a house fire in Malibu on Sunday. The fire was in the 5000 block of Ramirez Canyon Road and was reported at 1:52 p.m. One person was injured in a house fire in

News, Sports, Police Department, Hockey

Los Angeles Kings Defenseman Slava Voynov Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:02 am

Los Angeles Kings player Slava Voynov was arrested this morning on suspicion of domestic violence and was suspended indefinitely by the National Hockey League.