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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.

A vigil was held Tuesday night in Santa Monica following the grand jury decision in Ferguson on Monday.

News, Santa Monica, City Hall

Santa Monica Vigil Held Tuesday Night Following Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 1:55 pm

It was held following a grand jury decision's Monday in Ferguson, Missouri not to indict a white Missouri police officer who killed a young, unarmed black man.

Retiring Santa Monica councilman Bob Holbrook (center) with fellow council members Gleam Davis, Tony Vazquez, Terry O'Day, Kevin McKeown, and Pam O'Connor.

News, City Council, Santa Monica

Bob Holbrook Honored At His Final Santa Monica City Council Meeting

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:52 am

Santa Monica’s longest serving council member Bob Holbrook spent his final session as a serving council member Tuesday night, receiving fitting tributes from the community and fellow council members for his 24 years of service.

News, Santa Monica Place, Business, Santa Monica, Busines

Santa Monica Place Retailers To Offer Black Friday Specials, Perks

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:44 am

When Black Friday arrives this Nov. 28, retailers at Santa Monica Place will welcome holiday shoppers to store specials and customer perks.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Man Arrested After Exposing Himself To Santa Monica Restaurant Customers

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:41 am

An erratic homeless man was arrested in Santa Monica on Friday, Nov. 14 after exposing himself to diners enjoying lunch at a Santa Monica restaurant.

News, Santa Monica, Television

CBS Tops Prime-Time Ratings For Eighth Victory In Latest Nine-Week TV Season

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:31 am

CBS returned to the top of the prime-time ratings last week after a one-week absence, thanks to the network's usual dominance in scripted programming along with the return of its regular Friday lineup and football.

News, Malibu, Marina Del Rey, Water

Board Of Supervisors Approve Water Rate Increase For Marina del Rey, Malibu

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:29 am

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved five years of water rate increases for Marina del Rey, Malibu and areas of the Antelope and Santa Clarita valleys.

News, Los Angeles, Travel, Santa Monica, Lax

3.5 Million Southland Residents Estimated To Travel This Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:24 am

More than 3.5 million Southland residents are traveling during this Thanksgiving holiday, a 3.8 percent increase over last year that the Automobile Club of Southern California attributes to lower gas prices and improved personal finances.

Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Weather

Unseasonably Warm Weather Arrives In L.A. Just In Time For Thanksgiving

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:19 am

Unseasonably warm weather will bathe the Southland today and into Thanksgiving, but despite the heat, no red flag wildfire warnings were in force -- thanks to a sharp reduction in wind speeds.

News, Los Angeles, Holiday, Santa Monica, Non Profits

L.A. County Gets Set To Feed Homeless On Thanksgiving At Large Gatherings

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:14 am

Thanksgiving will be marked in Los Angeles County Thursday by large gatherings on Skid Row, the Sunset Strip and in Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley to feed homeless and poor residents and distance races in Burbank and Pasadena.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Police Department

L.A. Arrests Add Up As Protests Continue Following Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

Posted Nov. 26, 2014, 8:00 am

About 130 people were arrested in downtown Los Angeles overnight amid continuing citywide protests sparked by a grand jury decision not to indict a white Missouri police officer who killed a young, unarmed black man, police said today.

News, Dining, Video, Holiday, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Wines To Buy This Thanksgiving According To The Duck Blind On Montana

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 2:28 pm

The Mirror's Barbara Bishop stops by The Duck Blind liquor store in Santa Monica and chats with owner Maurice Shevah about the best wines for turkey. The talk about everything including sparkling, red, white, and dessert wines and what you should buy this Thanksgiving.

Make a resolution to buy local and support Santa Monica businesses.

News, Business, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Residents Encouraged To Buy Local On Small Business Saturday

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:42 am

Buy Local Santa Monica announced today its endorsement of and participation in the fifth annual Small Business Saturday this weekend on Nov. 29.

Camila.

Santa Monica, Pets, Nkla

NKLA Adoption Pets Of The Week: Camila & Gwen

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:38 am

The NKLA Pet Adoption Center has adoptable dogs and cats from featured NKLA Coalition partners, including Camila and Gwen.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police To Step Up Bike, Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:32 am

The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations this Saturday, Nov. 29 with focused enforcement on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.

Michael Edlen has helped over 1,000 clients achieve their real estate goals since 1986.

News, Real Estate, Santa Monica

Are Holidays A Good Time To Sell Your Home?

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:29 am

Is it a correct observation or a misconception that it is a disadvantage to list your home for sale during the holiday period? Conventional belief has generally been that November-December is the worst time of the year to have a home on the market.

News, Police Department, Culver City

High Speed Chase Ends In Culver City; Suspect Arrested After Three-Hour Standoff

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:26 am

A man who led authorities on a chase at speeds of more than 100 mph from Santa Clarita to Culver City barricaded himself on the roof of an apartment building for more than three hours Monday before surrendering.

News, Los Angeles, Music, Celebrity, Courts

L.A. Music Producer Files Lawsuit Against Enrique Iglesias Alleging Unpaid Royalties

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:18 am

Enrique Iglesias was sued today by a music producer who alleges he is owed royalties from songs by the singer.

News, Fire Department, Hollywood

Tire Shop Goes Up In Flames In Hollywood

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:16 am

A powerful fire in a Hollywood tire shop was brought under control in 35 minutes Monday night.

News, Los Angeles, Police Department

Protest Marches Throughout Los Angeles Following Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:07 am

At least two people were arrested after separate protest marches through Los Angeles triggered by the grand jury decision announced in Ferguson, police said today.

News, Police Department, Ladwp

Water Main Ruptures Causing Flooding On Benedict Canyon Drive

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:05 am

A water main ruptured today, causing flooding on Benedict Canyon Drive in the Beverly Glen area.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Counting Complete For 2014 Santa Monica Local Election Races, Ballot Measures

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 3:21 pm

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan announced Monday afternoon the final ballot counting update for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election.

Video, Fitness, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Santa Monica RunFEST Benefits Santa Monica-Malibu Schools

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 12:25 pm

The 2XU Santa Monica RunFEST invited runners of all levels to participate in friendly competition and family fun at the Santa Monica Pier on Oct. 19. With different distances for every skill level and age group, the event inspired all runners to participate, but it also was a chance to give back to Santa Monica and Malibu schools’ sports programs and student athletes.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, History

Jerry Rubin 20th Anniversary Public Memorial Remembrance Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:43 am

Peace activist singers/songwriters Ross Altman, Dennis Davis, and Stephen Longfellow Fiske will each be performing a peace song at the public remembrance and dedicating it to late anti-war activist Jerry Rubin this Wednesday, Nov. 26.

News, Santa Monica

Providence Saint John’s Health Center Part Of Successful Heart Device Trial

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:39 am

The results of a four-year study that included Providence Saint John’s Health Center cardiologists and compared a tiny implant in the heart to oral blood-thinning medication to treat irregular heartbeats were published last week in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Temporary Lane Closure Locations Through Friday, Nov. 28

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:32 am

The City of Santa Monica says temporary lane closures and delays are possible during daytime hours today through Friday, Nov. 28 in the following locations.

Hot Flash columnist Barbara Bishop glides at the ICE at Santa Monica rink.

Downtown, Holiday, Santa Monica, Hot Flash

VIDEO: Santa Monica Ice Skating Brings Back Memories Of Childhood

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:27 am

Every holiday season for the past six years, I have passed the Santa Monica ice rink at the corner of 5th and Arizona, determined to skate “this year.” Each year, even though I swore I was going to, I just never got around to it.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Arrest Homeless Man For Assaulting Girlfriend Near Beach

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:19 am

A homeless couple’s argument over a possible pregnancy escalated into a fight that ended with the arrest of the 22-year-old man in the relationship on Monday, Nov. 10.

News, Music, Celebrity

Winners List From 2014 American Music Awards Held Sunday Night

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:06 am

Boy band One Direction and Australian hip-hop artist Iggy Azalea were the big stars at Sunday night's 2014 American Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live.

News, Courts, Century City

Century City Man Faces Decades Behind Bars For $3 Million Ponzi Scheme

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 9:03 am

A Century City man faces the possibility of decades in federal prison when he is sentenced today for running a $3 million Ponzi scheme primarily targeting Iranian Jews living in the Southland.

News, Police Department, Playa Vista

Motorist In Serious Condition After Playa Vista Intersection Collision

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 8:59 am

At least one motorist was hospitalized with serious injuries today following a collision involving several cars at a Playa Vista intersection, authorities said today.