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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.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Northeast Neighbors Board Urges A No Vote On Ballot Measure H, HH

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:46 am

Dear Editor, Given the strong opposition voiced by our members, the Board of Northeast Neighbors has voted to oppose ballot measures H and HH.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica CityTV To Air "Council Candidates Live!" Tonight At 7 pm

Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 9:39 am

The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica Education Fund (LWVSMEF) in partnership with CityTV of Santa Monica will air “Council Candidates Live!” with Round One to air today, Oct. 20 and Round Two airing on Oct. 27 at 7 pm on CityTV.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Deadline Approaches For Los Angeles Voters To Register For Nov. 4 Election

Posted Oct. 19, 2014, 8:42 am

Monday is the deadline for Los Angeles voters to register for the Nov. 4 election. Registration forms can be completed online at www.lavote.net.

Susan Cloke, Columnist

Opinion, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Airport: Third Question For City Council Candidates

Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 9:49 am

The Santa Monica City Council members to be elected on Nov. 4, 2014 will be responsible for guiding and shaping the city. Their decisions will affect each of us in practical ways – such as our daily travel in the city; the number of parks we have and how they are used; how we spend the public dollar and the social benefits that can bring; and the image and character of new development in the city.

News, City Council, Election, Santa Monica

L.A. Elections May Change From Odd To Even-Number Years

Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 9:42 am

A Los Angeles City Council panel on Friday backed shifting city elections from odd- to even-numbered years to coincide with federal and state balloting -- a change that could result in a one-time extension of the terms of office of the mayor, council members and other officials from four to five-and-a-half years.

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, Election, Santa Monica, Smc, Smmusd

Last Chance To RSVP For Santa Monica Mirror Election Forums Oct. 21/22

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:16 am

The Santa Monica Mirror, in collaboration with the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce, will present election forums on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

The future of Santa Monica Airport is a leading controversial issue heading to the ballot on Nov. 4.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Santa Monica Votes: Airport Issues, Measures D & LC

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 9:09 am

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 Measures D and LC.

News, Election, Santa Monica

PBI To Host L.A. County Supervisor Debate In Santa Monica On Friday

Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 8:51 am

The Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at Cal State L.A., the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles Education Fund, the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles County, and KABC-TV will co-sponsor a candidates’ debate for the County of Los Angeles 3rd Supervisorial District.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Election, Santa Monica, Pier

Chamber To Feature Santa Monica Election Candidates At Networking Mixer Today

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 10:09 am

The Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce will today, Oct. 15 host its monthly "Business @ Sunset Networking Event" featuring candidates for the Santa Monica City Council, SMMUSD Board of Education, and SMC Board of Trustees as well as other local state and congressional seats.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Committee For Racial Justice To Hold Santa Monica Election Forum Oct. 19

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 8:00 am

The Committee for Racial Justice (CRJ) will hold a community forum for candidates running for Santa Monica’s College Board of Trustees, SMMUSD School Board, and Santa Monica City Council at the Church in Ocean Park, 235 Hill Street, Santa Monica on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 4 pm to 8 pm.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Grant Elementary PTA To Consider Airport Ballot Measures Tonight

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:45 am

The Grant PTA will hold a Town Hall-style meeting tonight, Oct. 14 to help the community better understand the two airport ballot measures, "LC" and "D," and to make a recommendation to the wider community that reflects the views of Grant parents on this important issue.

News, Election, Santa Monica

McKinnon Calls For Development Halt Citing Environmental Concerns

Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:27 am

Santa Monica Planning Commissioner and City Council candidate Richard McKinnon has called for an immediate end to large-scale development in Santa Monica based on Development Agreements, saying they are no longer viable in Santa Monica because of an ongoing lack of water.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Santa Monica-Malibu Council Of PTAs Throws Support Behind Measure LC

Posted Oct. 12, 2014, 9:23 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Council of PTAs, representing more than 7,000 members, has joined a growing coalition of civic, environmental, and neighborhood groups in opposing Measure D and supporting Measure LC on the Nov. 4 ballot.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Brentwood

Candidate Forum Sunday For Congress, State Senate, L.A. County Supervisor

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:59 am

The Santa Monica Mirror, under the umbrella of Mirror Media Group, will host its first election forum this Sunday, Oct. 12, from 1:30 pm to 4 pm (program begins 2 pm). It will be held at University Synagogue, which is located at 11960 Sunset Blvd. at in Brentwood.

Opinion, Election, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Letter To The Editor: Why I Strongly Support Measure LC On Nov. 4

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:54 am

Dear Editor, As a former faculty member in the UCLA School of Public Health and a current Santa Monica resident, I want to share with you why I strongly support Measure LC (“Local Control”) to ensure that Santa Monica voters, not special interests (such as pilots or developers) determine the future of our historic airport.

Susan Cloke, Columnist

City Council, Opinion, Election, Santa Monica

Seniors & Services: Second Question Santa Monica City Council Candidates

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 9:45 am

The Santa Monica Council Members to be elected on November 4, 2014 will be responsible for guiding and shaping the City. Their decisions will affect each of us in practical ways – such as our daily travel in the City; the number of parks we have and how they are used; how we spend the public dollar and the social benefits that can bring; and the image and character of new development in the City.

Santa Monica Mayor Pam O’Connor, who is running for re-election on Nov. 4, claims that allegations she has received illegal campaign contributions from developers is inaccurate.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Illegal Campaign Money Allegations Rebuffed By Mayor Pam O’Connor

Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:34 am

Resident action group Santa Monica Transparency Project hit Mayor Pam O’Connor Wednesday with allegations of receiving illegal campaign contributions from developers that she had voted in favor of. O’Connor told The Mirror that the claims are inaccurate.

Candidates for Santa Monica City Council filed their latest campaign contribution forms Monday.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica City Council Candidates Loan Themselves Big Bucks For Campaigns

Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 8:55 am

Santa Monica City Council candidates in the Nov. 4 election have made their financial situations clear, with Sue Himmelrich and Michael Feinstein frontrunners on the $340,000 money-train.

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, Election, Santa Monica

RSVP Required For Local Election Forums In Santa Monica, Brentwood

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:51 am

With the Nov. 4 election just a month away, time is running out to RSVP for three upcoming candidate forums being hosted by the Santa Monica Mirror, under the umbrella of Mirror Media Group (publisher of The Mirror, Westside Today, Brentwood News, Century City News, and Yo! Venice!).

News, Election, Santa Monica

Los Angeles County CEO William Fujioka Endorses Sheila Kuehl For Supervisor

Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:10 am

Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer William Fujioka today endorsed Sheila Kuehl for county supervisor.

Letters To The Editor, Election, Santa Monica

Letter To The Editor: League Of Women Voters Of Santa Monica On Ballot Measures

Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 9:32 am

Dear Editor, The League of Women Voters of Santa Monica (the League) has taken positions on all five local ballot measures coming up for a vote on November 4.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Smmusd

Teachers, School Workers, Renters Join To Endorse SMMUSD Candidates

Posted Oct. 5, 2014, 9:42 am

The Santa Monica-Malibu Classroom Teachers Association, Education Workers of SEIU Local 99, Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights, and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor are endorsing Ralph Mechur, Oscar de la Torre, Laurie Lieberman, and Richard Tahvildaran-Jesswein for the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education.

News, Election, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Democrats To Discuss Statewide Election Propositions Wednesday

Posted Oct. 5, 2014, 9:34 am

The Santa Monica Democratic Club will have campaign representatives argue pro/con on the statewide propositions this Wednesday, Oct. 8.

News, Election, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

Sierra Club Throws Support Behind Santa Monica Ballot Measure LC

Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 7:19 am

The Sierra Club has announced its recommendation for voters to support Santa Monica ballot measure LC at the Nov. 4 election that mandates voter approval for any proposed development other than park or open space at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) if the airport closes or if it is decreased in size.

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