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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 Nov. 28, 2014, 9:51 am
Following a month of garnering suggestions from the community, Santa Monica’s Recreation & Parks Commission voted on war hero Joe Gandara to be honored in namesake at the nicknamed Buffer Park.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:49 am
The fifth annual Small Business Saturday will be held this weekend – an event celebrated the Saturday after Thanksgiving, dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:41 am
A "Remembering Brandon" Public Memorial Tribute will take place Sunday, Dec. 7, on the Santa Monica Third Street Promenade in honor of popular resident and Promenade volunteer helper Brandon Cramer who passed away in his sleep on Monday, Nov. 24, at his residence near the Promenade.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:39 am
The Santa Monica Rotary Club meeting was adorned with UCLA and USC school colors on Friday, Nov. 21 in advance of Saturday’s college football game at the Rose Bowl between the two rival schools.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:36 am
Kat & the Blues Hound is set to perform its final gig of the year at Sonny McLean’s Irish Bar tonight, Nov. 28. For the past year, they have performed every fourth Friday each month from 9:15 pm to 12:30 am.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:33 am
Mark your calendars now for the Santa Monica Symphony’s Dec. 7 concert at Barnum Hall on the campus of Santa Monica High School as the Symphony continues to celebrate its 70th anniversary season in the grandest possible style.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:27 am
Argentinian artist Javier De Aubeyzon will be celebrated in a solo exhibition dubbed “Environmentalism-O” at FABstudio Gallery in Santa Monica on Thursday, Dec. 4. The event, taking place from 5-9 pm, will feature 10 original oil paintings on canvas depicting landscapes and cityscapes.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:25 am
When one writes about art, one often comes to expect the norm – paintings, sculptures, photography, etc. Mixed media has crept into the repertoire of many skilled artists and now plays a prominent part in contemporary art. More often than not, the predictability of the fusion of paint, found objects and whatnot has caused many an art lover to heave a heavy sigh.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:17 am
Thousands of Southern Californians are expected to head to malls today to continue the tradition of searching for Black Friday bargains on the customary start of the Christmas shopping season.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:10 am
A 39-year-old woman was killed when she fell from her bicycle on a street near the Venice boardwalk and was then struck by a car making a turn, police said today.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Lakers will hold a school supplies drive at tonight's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in connection with their annual Chick Hearn Night.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 8:57 am
UCLA will retire the No. 8 jersey of College and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman at today's game against Stanford at the Rose Bowl.
Posted Nov. 28, 2014, 8:51 am
Traffic resumed in both directions of Pacific Coast Highway today as crews worked to repair a water main rupture that opened up a sinkhole the size of a small car.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 9:11 am
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier presents a cornucopia of autumn patterns and colors for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend including orange and green, among others.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:58 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 44-year-old homeless man on Saturday, Nov. 15 who was caught in the act of stealing a package from an office building.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:57 am
Mel Brooks has signed on as the voice of Dracula's vampire father in "Hotel Transylvania 2,'' Sony Pictures Animation announced Wednesday.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:53 am
The sheriff's Malibu/Lost Hills Station warned the public Wednesday about phone scams involving claims the recipient owes money to the Internal Revenue Service or has an outstanding arrest warrant for unpaid traffic tickets.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:48 am
Government offices, courts, schools, libraries, banks and post offices will be closed today in observance of Thanksgiving.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:43 am
The arrest total has passed 300, including 130 in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday night, as mobile demonstrations against Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black man entered their third day.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:42 am
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was at its lowest amount on Thanksgiving since 2009, dropping seven-tenths of a cent today to $3.104.
Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:35 am
Several retailers will have their earliest Thanksgiving openings today in an attempt to satisfy shoppers who want a shorter wait between finishing their turkey dinners and starting to seek Black Friday discounts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.