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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!).
Posted Oct. 7, 2014, 9:10 am
Los Angeles County Chief Executive Officer William Fujioka today endorsed Sheila Kuehl for county supervisor.
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.
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.
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.
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.