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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.

Seven Days, Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica

Hunger Games Star To Take Santa Monica Stage At Urban Outfitters On Friday

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 10:47 am

Urban Outfitters welcomes The Shoe for a musical performance this Friday, Aug. 22, from 5 pm to 8pm at 1440 Third Street Promenade.

Development, Opinion, Santa Monica

Editor To The Letter: The Bergamot Arts Complex - Not Too Late To Get It Right

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:46 am

Dear Editor, The train is coming! In less than two years, the Expo Line will arrive in Santa Monica. While the Expo Station will be ready on time, the adjacent Bergamot Arts Complex likely will not.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Quilt Guild To Host Fall Quilting Exhibition Starting Saturday

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:40 am

A fall quilting exhibition will feature the work of the Santa Monica Quilt Guild, along with two other Los Angeles-based quilt guilds, beginning this Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Los Angeles LDS Temple Visitors’ Center in West L.A.

News, Santa Monica, Brentwood, 405 Freeway

Person Injured On Southbound 405 Freeway In Brentwood Area

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:32 am

A person was injured today in a traffic crash on the southbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Brentwood area, authorities said.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Begging Ban At LAX Affirmed By Federal Appeals Court

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:29 am

A federal appeals panel on Wednesday upheld a city ordinance that bans begging for funds inside the terminals, parking areas or sidewalks at Los Angeles International Airport.

News, Santa Monica, Lax

Menzies Aviation Fined $77,250 For LAX Worker Fatality

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:27 am

Cal/OSHA fined LAX contractor Menzies Aviation $77,250 on Wednesday for three accident-related workplace safety violations found during an investigation prompted by the Feb. 21 death of a 51-year-old baggage cart tug driver who fell off the vehicle.

News, Santa Monica, Heal The Bay

Heal The Bay To Provide Educational Consulting Services To Local Schools

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:24 am

Education meets sustainability as the City Council unanimously approved as part of its consent calendar last Tuesday a contract with Heal the Bay to provide educational consulting services to local schools between now and 2019.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Arrest Man Who Pleasured Himself With Cabbage Leaf On Bus

Posted Aug. 21, 2014, 8:16 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 36-year-old Los Angeles man on Sunday, Aug. 10 after masturbating with a cabbage leaf on a Big Blue Bus.

Jessica Cusick will receive the prestigious Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres Honor.

News, Santa Monica, City Hall

French Officials To Honor Santa Monica Cultural Affairs Manager Jessica Cusick

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:33 am

The French Consul General in Los Angeles, Axel Cruau, announced that the City of Santa Monica's Cultural Affairs Manager, Jessica Cusick, has been named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

Opinion, Letters To The Editor, Santa Monica

Letter To The Editor: Backing Israel Analysis Refreshing

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:25 am

Dear Editor, We enjoyed reading Tom Elias' piece "Senators Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein: Different Routes In Backing Israel" in The Mirror on August 8. We would add to your refreshing analysis that mainstream media glosses over the fact that Hamas is a religious organization with a faith-based contract with Allah, their supreme being - who they believe mandated their mission.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Police Department To Offer Free Community Self Defense Classes

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:22 am

The Santa Monica Police Department is collaborating with Krav Maga Worldwide to offer two free Community Self Defense Classes in September to anyone who lives, works, or goes to school in Santa Monica.

News, Downtown, Santa Monica

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. To Deliver Annual Report This Thursday

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:19 am

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. will deliver its Annual Report to Santa Monica's city leaders on Thursday, reflecting on 12 months that worked towards economic improvements and achievements, forward movement on ambitious plans, and a comprehensive 25th Anniversary Celebration for the locally created and globally celebrated Third Street Promenade.

News, Veteran Affairs, Santa Monica, Westwood

County Supports Veterans Exclusive Use Of Westwood VA Campus

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:05 am

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to show their support for a federal court ruling that the Department of Veterans Affairs cannot use land deeded to it for purposes other than veterans.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Arrested After Firing Three Bullets From Apartment Balcony

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 8:57 am

Santa Monica police arrested a local resident on Saturday, Aug. 9 after recklessly firing three bullets from his apartment balcony for no apparent reason.

A new iPhone app and website called RadPad combines the best of Instagram and Craiglist functions to connect landlords and prospective renters across Santa Monica and Los Angeles.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica-Based RadPad Raises $2M In Capital After Declining Acquisition Offers

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:38 am

Santa Monica-based RadPad, a mobile rental marketplace in Los Angeles, has announced an additional $2 million in capital through new and existing investors, after rejecting two recent acquisition offers.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Kiwanis Club Of Santa Monica To Host Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament On Saturday

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:25 am

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica will hold its 6th Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament this Saturday evening, Aug. 23 at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.

Santa Monica Assistance League volunteer-members encourage the community to come visit its thrift shop.

News, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Santa Monica Assistance League Fill 919 Back Packs With School Supplies

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:20 am

This happy group of Santa Monica Assistance League volunteer-members have just filled 919 back packs with school supplies for students in 21 local schools, including Schools on Wheels.

Barbara Bishop and her rescue Maltese Zoey.

News, Santa Monica, Pets, Hot Flash

Find A Best Friend At Santa Monica Animal Shelter

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:16 am

It lowers your blood pressure. It helps you to stave off depression. You can also lose weight while having fun. Sound like a miracle drug? This drug happens to be a furry, four-legged friend.

News, Celebrity, Santa Monica

Judge Gives Casey Kasem's Widow Until Sept. 8 To Bring Lawyer To Court

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:06 am

A judge on Monday gave Casey Kasem's widow until Sept. 8 to bring a lawyer to court and state any objections to a request for about $500,000 in fees and other costs submitted by lawyers and others associated with the establishment of a conservatorship over the radio icon before his June 16 death.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Santa Monica Man Arrested After Threatening Murder On Voicemail

Posted Aug. 19, 2014, 9:03 am

Santa Monica police arrested a 19-year-old Santa Monica man on Friday, Aug. 8 after leaving threatening voicemails, claiming he was going to murder the victim’s father.