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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, Santa Monica, Police Department

McClure Tunnel Crash Shuts Down Eastbound Lanes Thursday Night

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:31 am

An injury crash in the McClure Tunnel shut down eastbound lanes of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in Santa Monica Thursday night.

News, Celebrity, Courts

Chris Brown On Track To Complete Probation In January

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:25 am

Singer Chris Brown received a good report from a judge Thursday as he continues to serve out his probation for the 2009 beating of then-girlfriend Rihanna.

News, Sports, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA To Host Dribble For The Cure Fundraiser Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:22 am

The seventh annual Dribble for the Cure will be held at UCLA Sunday, with the Bruin men's and women's basketball teams helping raise funds and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.

News, Fire Department, Brentwood

Heavy Brush Fire In Brentwood Under Control

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:18 am

A fire burning in heavy brush in Brentwood was under control this morning but not yet knocked down, authorities said.

News, Santa Monica, Courts

Thousands Of NBCUniversal Interns To Share $6.4 Million Class-Action Settlement

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:15 am

NBCUniversal and a group of former interns have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit contending the interns should have been paid for their work, it was reported today.

Santa Monica College student newspaper 'The Corsair' award winners at the 2014 Southern California convention of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges.

News, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica

The Corsair Scoops 16 Awards At 2014 Journalism Convention

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 11:42 am

The Santa Monica College student newspaper The Corsair won 16 awards – including online General Excellence and four first place awards – at the 2014 Southern California convention of the Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) held on the campus of California State Fullerton University on October 17-18.

News, Health, Santa Monica

Healthgrades Recognizes Santa Monica's Providence Saint John’s Health Center

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:27 am

A report released on Tuesday by Healthgrades, a national independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, recognized all six Providence Health & Services, Southern California, medical centers for excellent clinical outcomes.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica

Phillips Lerner Event In Santa Monica On Sunday To Benefit Gang Reduction

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:18 am

Phillips Lerner has announced its annual Adopt-A-Center event, this year celebrating the recipient of the 2014 award: El Nido Family Centers.

News, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica Joins Next Century Cities As Inaugural Partner

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 9:08 am

The City of Santa Monica has joined the launch of Next Century Cities, a bipartisan, city-to-city initiative dedicated to ensuring the availability of next-generation broadband Internet for all communities.

News, Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department

Venice Man Arrested For Carrying Concealed Weapon

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:55 am

A 52-year-old screwdriver wielding Venice resident was arrested in Santa Monica on Saturday, Oct. 12 and charged with carrying a concealed weapon.

Apb, Santa Monica, Police Department, Nes

Two Men In Early 20s Arrested For Breaking Into Cars In Pico Neighborhood

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:53 am

Two men aged in their early 20s were arrested on Friday, Oct. 10 after being caught breaking into vehicles in the Pico neighborhood.

News, Santa Monica, Television

World Series Game 1 Sets Record For Low Viewership

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:47 am

Viewership for Fox's coverage of Game 1 of the World Series set a record low, with the San Francisco Giants 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals averaging 12.19 million viewers, according to live-plus-same-day figures released today by Nielsen.

News, Environment, Santa Monica

Partial Solar Eclipse Visible In Los Angeles Area Today

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:44 am

A partial solar eclipse will be visible in the Los Angeles area today, and the Griffith Observatory will be offering telescopes for residents to catch the celestial event.

News, Entertainment, Hollywood

Greek Theatre Management Contract May Be Decided Today

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:42 am

The future of the Greek Theatre's management will be considered by the city Recreation and Parks Commission again today after the panel delayed making a decision at two previous meetings.

News, Police Department, West Los Angeles

Former Notre Dame Academy Teacher Accused Of Sexually Molesting Student

Posted Oct. 23, 2014, 8:39 am

A former teacher at the private Catholic girls school, Notre Dame Academy in West Los Angeles, was freed on $400,000 bail today after her arrest on suspicion of sexually molesting a student several years ago.

News, Malibu, Santa Monica

Underground Malibu Explosion Causes Power Outages, Traffic Delays

Posted Oct. 22, 2014, 4:00 pm

An underground explosion in an electrical vault near Point Dume about noon today caused outages expected to last up to nine hours.

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.