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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.
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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.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 1:46 pm
Editor Brenton Garen chats with California Secretary of State candidates Alex Padilla and Pete Peterson in these two video interviews.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 11:10 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. 31, 2014, 9:20 am
The Santa Monica Mirror urges a ‘no’ vote on both Measure D and Measure LC on the basis that neither will have any power once the City’s agreement with the FAA expires June 30, 2015.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:19 am
Santa Monica City Council found itself in a positive position Tuesday night as City Staff reported a 2013-2014 budget surplus in a prospering local economy.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:17 am
Santa Monica City Council passed two consent calendar items during its Tuesday night meeting enabling the purchase of new bullet-proof vests and vehicle improvements for the Santa Monica Police Department.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:16 am
Downtown Santa Monica is preparing for a glittering winter paradise with the return of ICE at Santa Monica this weekend and Winterlit later in November.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:14 am
Volunteers with brooms to the ready are preparing for operation Clean Sweep on Lincoln Blvd. Saturday morning as part of an on-going push to make the Santa Monica strip more visually appealing.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:12 am
The Santa Monica Rotary Club meeting stood as a testament to some of the strong, influential relationships that are maintained through the organization, what with the bulk of last Friday’s Oct. 24 meeting dedicated to celebrating the life of John Bohn, who passed away on Oct. 11.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:10 am
Tanna Frederick, a Santa Monica actress, will be starring in Henry Jaglom’s new play “Train to Zakopané” which tackles the issues of love and anti-Semitism in interwar Poland, on stage at the Edgemar Center for the Arts on Main Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:04 am
The California Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a gang member's death sentence for fatally shooting three young men 20 years ago -- who was also convicted of attempted murder in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:00 am
An ownership group that includes Magic Johnson, former baseball star Nomar Garciaparra and his wife -- women's soccer great Mia Hamm -- will bring a new Major League Soccer team to Los Angeles beginning in 2017, league officials announced Thursday.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:56 am
A labor union trying to organize airport ramp and cargo workers announced it is partnering with Menzies Aviation to help the airline contractor improve health and safety conditions for its Los Angeles International Airport employees.
Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 8:52 am
A Pacific storm will bring Southern California rain, snow, high winds and possibly thunderstorms beginning this afternoon and lasting through Saturday, forecasters said.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 1:26 pm
A residents group today filed a lawsuit against the city and county of Los Angeles, alleging public officials have allowed dangerous conditions and nuisance problems to continue in Venice by failing to enforce no-camping rules on the beach and boardwalk.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:53 am
Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican holiday when family and friends gather to honor and celebrate loved ones who have passed.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:51 am
Election Day is this coming Tuesday, Nov. 4 and real-time election results will be coming in all night long at smvote.org.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:47 am
The Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday night advanced the City’s call for immediate water conservation and dedicated an additional $400,000 towards incentive and conservation programs.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:44 am
Dear Editor, The Yes on Measure LC Committee loudly complain that, if voters closed the airport under the terms of Measure D, nothing in that measure directly addresses the development process that would follow.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:42 am
Dear Editor, According to campaign finance statements on file with the City Clerk, the majority of the funding for the Development Tax, aka H+HH campaign, are developers, their lawyers and architects who will reap financial rewards from the building of new high density low income rental housing projects throughout Santa Monica, primarily North of Wilshire and in Sunset Park.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:40 am
A 30-year-old Santa Monica resident was arrested on Saturday, Oct. 18 after kicking a woman in the head for no apparent reason.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:23 am
A reported bird strike forced a domestic flight from LAX into an extended holding pattern above Los Angeles before it returned to the airport early today.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 9:21 am
"The McCarthys,'' a comedy about a close-knit, sports-crazed Boston family, premieres at 9:30 p.m. tonight on CBS, thanks to a rare second chance from the network's executives.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:48 am
Approximately 500,000 people, many wildly dressed, are expected Friday night for West Hollywood's Halloween Carnaval, billed by organizers as the world's largest Halloween festivity.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:44 am
A small group of unionized nurses gathered outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood on Wednesday saying they want more training and guidelines for handling potential Ebola patients.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:38 am
The sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills Station issued a photo Wednesday night of a man suspected of stealing tequila and personal hygiene products and then walking out of a Vons store in Agoura Hills.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:54 am
All candidates running for the Santa Monica City Council on Nov. 4 took to the Cross Campus stage Tuesday, Oct. 21 at the Santa Monica Mirror's election forum. The 14 candidates are running for three seats on the council.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:52 am
The 2nd annual Santa Monica Zombie Crawl will bring out the undead on Halloween night for a chilling bar crawl in the heart of the city this Friday, Oct. 31.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:49 am
Santa Monica Public Library will present "An Evening with Michael Connelly" on Tuesday, Nov, 4 at 7 pm in the Main Library’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium, 601 Santa Monica Blvd.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:44 am
Best-selling "Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things" author Cy Tymony brings his unique, fun, hands-on learning approach to all things math in "Sneaky Math: A Graphic Primer with Projects" to Santa Monica next Tuesday, Nov. 4.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:41 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 and December are the worst months of the year to have a home on the market.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:35 am
October is “National Breast Cancer Awareness Month” and an ideal time to dispel some myths about breast cancer while encouraging all women over 40 – and especially those 65 or older – to get annual mammograms.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:28 am
A Southland-based group launched a statewide campaign on Tuesday urging federal officials to end a lifetime ban on blood donations from men who had sex with other men.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:25 am
The Sierra Club announced its opposition Tuesday to Los Angeles County ballot Measure P, which would levy a $23 annual parcel tax to fund the development of open space, trails and neighborhood parks over the next 30 years.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:22 am
Eighty-seven percent of the UCLA athletes who entered the university between 2004 and 2007 graduated within six years of their enrollments, compared to 80 percent who entered cross-town rival USC during the same period, according to statistics released Tuesday by the NCAA.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:18 am
Workers at the Westin LAX Hotel plan to stage a one-day strike today to protest disciplinary measures taken against a housekeeper for failing to spot bedbugs in a room she was assigned to clear, a union official said.
Posted Oct. 29, 2014, 9:13 am
A team from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives joined the probe into the Venice storage facility fire that injured several firefighters and took more than 14 hours to control.