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Vidiots will close its doors in April after 30 years in business.

News, Business, Video, Santa Monica, History

VIDEO: Beloved Santa Monica Landmark Vidiots To Close Unless Benefactor Found

Posted Jan. 30, 2015, 9:12 am

Local Santa Monica landmark Vidiots is preparing to close its doors forever come mid-April, unless a financial hand is extended to enable the movie treasure trove to continue business well into the future.

Vice President Joe Biden.

News, Video, Vice President

VIDEO: VP Joe Biden's 27 Minute Speech At West Los Angeles College On Friday

Posted Jan. 25, 2015, 9:35 am

Vice President Joe Biden met with students and administrators at West Los Angeles College Friday, touting a presidential proposal to provide two free years of community college by preaching that 12 years of free education is not enough for America in 2015.

Iao Katagiri accepts the Community Excellence Award on behalf of RAND Corporation from Mayor Kevin McKeown and Chamber President Laurel Rosen at the 2015 State of the City.

News, Chamber Of Commerce, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Santa Monica's State Of The City Focuses On Game Changers

Posted Jan. 20, 2015, 10:02 am

Santa Monica's business community converged Tuesday morning at the SGI Auditorium for the annual State of the City breakfast where a common theme of "game changers" was heard throughout the event.

Santa Monica Fire Department Chief Scott Ferguson offers some holiday safety tips.

News, Fire Department, Video, Santa Monica, Police Department

VIDEO: Santa Monica Fire, Police Chiefs Discuss Holiday Safety Tips

Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 10:36 am

Stay safe this holiday season with some tips from Santa Monica Fire Chief Scott Ferguson and Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks.

Check out fun winter drinks on offer at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica.

Dining, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: FIG Bartender Chats About Holiday Drinks, Including "Eye Of The Tiger"

Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 10:31 am

Barbara Bishop chats with bartender Tavis Chavez about the most popular drinks for the Holidays including the "Eye of the Tiger."

'Wicked' has returned to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a 14-week engagement.

Theater, Video, Santa Monica, Hollywood

VIDEO: "Wicked" Returns To Hollywood Pantages For 14-Week Engagement

Posted Dec. 22, 2014, 10:27 am

The popular musical "Wicked" returned to Los Angeles on Dec. 10 at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre for a 14-week engagement.

Sue Himmelrich.

News, City Council, Development, Video, Santa Monica, Santa Monica Airport

VIDEO: Councilwoman Sue Himmelrich Discusses Development, SMO

Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 10:35 am

Newly elected Santa Monica councilwoman Sue Himmelrich discusses development including a general message to developers looking to add to the area, as well as her thoughts on closing the Santa Monica Airport.

One of the Aussie meat pies.

News, Video, Main Street, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Aussie Pie Kitchen Now Open On Main Street In Santa Monica

Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 1:10 pm

Aussie Pie Kitchen has been serving up Australian meat pies since October with owners Nick Bishop and Geri Chua more than eager to start introducing more locals to the fundamentals of this Australian fare.

Downtown, Video, Holiday, Santa Monica

VIDEO: 2014 Holiday Fun At Downtown Santa Monica

Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 11:55 am

It's that time of year so we're traveling the Westside to help you get in the holiday spirit. This week we stopped by Downtown Santa Monica to learn about its Winterlit events.

Video, Main Street, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Main Street Santa Monica Celebrates The Holidays Dec. 6

Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 10:42 am

Main Street Santa Monica celebrated the holidays by hosting a spirited extravaganza Saturday, Dec. 6. The event included 60 parties at participating businesses, a visit from Santa, a tree lighting with the Samohi Choir, a candle light walk, aerialist performances, and live music at the iconic Shopping Cart Tree at Edgemar.

SMFD chief Scott Ferguson and SMPD chief Jacqueline Seabrooks at the Bay Shore Lanes on Monday.

News, Fire Department, Video, Santa Monica, New

VIDEO: Santa Monica Fire & Police Chiefs Kick Off 2015 SuperBowl-A-Thon

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 1:48 pm

To kick off the 2015 SuperBowl-A-Thon, which includes the annual “Chiefs Battle,” Santa Monica’s Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks and Fire Chief Scott Ferguson “faced off” Monday, Dec. 1 at Santa Monica’s Bay Shores Lanes.

Seven Days, Video, Holiday, Hollywood

VIDEO: Stevie Wonder To Lead Hollywood Christmas Parade Today

Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:04 am

Legendary singer Stevie Wonder will serve as grand marshal today for the 83rd Hollywood Christmas Parade, which will also include appearances by Santa Claus, boxer Oscar de la Hoya, actress Cristela Alonzo and musician Richie Sambora.

News, Dining, Video, Holiday, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Wines To Buy This Thanksgiving According To The Duck Blind On Montana

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.

Video, Fitness, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Santa Monica RunFEST Benefits Santa Monica-Malibu Schools

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, 12:25 pm

The 2XU Santa Monica RunFEST invited runners of all levels to participate in friendly competition and family fun at the Santa Monica Pier on Oct. 19. With different distances for every skill level and age group, the event inspired all runners to participate, but it also was a chance to give back to Santa Monica and Malibu schools’ sports programs and student athletes.

News, Santa Monica Place, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Designer Diane Von Furstenberg Signs Books At Santa Monica Place Boutique

Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 2:30 pm

Diane von Furstenberg held a book signing celebration at her new boutique at Santa Monica Place on Monday evening.

News, Video, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Mirror Seeks Host For New Online Show

Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:05 am

The Santa Monica Mirror is looking to hire a host with a bubbly personality who can carry a new online show and get the job done in a live environment. The position is for someone who preferably knows the local area and lifestyle topics.

Brianna Moles - Santa Monica Mirror's 'Seven Days Show' host.

News, Video, Santa Monica

SM Mirror TV Update: Two Shows To Continue Through Summer 2013

Posted Jun. 1, 2013, 9:23 am

With June upon us, SM Mirror TV will wind back its online weekly shows from four to two shows for the next three months.

A palm tree smolders after a small plane crashed into a residential area in West Los Angeles near Olympic and Westwood Blvd.

News, Video, West Los Angeles, Santa Monica Airport, Plane Crash

Small Plane Crashes In West Los Angeles After Taking Off At Santa Monica Airport, Pilot Dies

Posted Aug. 10, 2012, 12:39 pm

A plane that took off from Santa Monica Airport crashed moments later in a residential neighborhood of West Los Angeles around 6 p.m. Friday the evening smoldering palm trees and snarling traffic just east of the 405 freeway near Olympic and Westwood Blvd along Mississippi Ave.

Seven Days

Life And Arts, Venice, Business, Video, Main Street, Santa Monica, Film, Art, Barcycle, Theatre, Seven Days Show

Seven Days Show: Episode 7

Posted Jun. 14, 2012, 6:44 am

In this week's episode of the Seven Days Show: SHOTS: Santa Monica's Beach Barcycle takes parties on the road to the best bars in to...

Tune into the Santa Monica Beat at 9 a.m. every Monday.

Video, Santa Monica, Art, Pier, Santa Monica Beat

Santa Monica Beat: Episode 23

Posted Jun. 11, 2012, 2:00 am

In this week's episode of the Santa Monica Beat: TOP STORY: The Santa Monica Pier reignited its paddleboard tradition this past week...

Seven Days

Video, Main Street, Santa Monica, Art, Boys And Girls Club, Seven Days Show

Seven Days Show: Episode 6

Posted Jun. 7, 2012, 6:00 am

In this week's episode of the Seven Days Show: EXHIBIT: Street artist from the United Kingdom painted a mural on the outside wall of...

News, Video, Santa Monica, Technology

Santa Monica Mirror Online Mailing List: Sign Up Now For Free!

Posted May. 17, 2012, 5:19 am

Join the Santa Monica Mirror's free online mailing list to receive all the top breaking news, news updates, events listings, restaurant reviews, vi...

Several of the Santa Monica youth outside of City Hall on Wednesday protesting the “Stand Your Ground Law” following the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in Florida on Feb. 26.

News, Video, Santa Monica, Youth

Santa Monica Youth Take Part In Trayvon Martin Rally

Posted Mar. 30, 2012, 1:19 am

About a dozen students circled in front of Santa Monica City Hall on Wednesday afternoon in protest of the fatal shooting of black teenager Trayvon...

Health, Ucla, Video, Santa Monica

VIDEO: A Look At UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

Posted Mar. 14, 2012, 10:24 am

The new UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica officially opened its new Hospital buildings for Patient Care in January this year. This video tak...

Agoura's Tyler Cohen jumps into the arms of his teammates while scoring the insurance run against Samohi on Tuesday.

Sports, Samohi, Baseball, Video, Santa Monica

Samohi Falls in Seventh

Posted Feb. 29, 2012, 1:57 pm

According to assistant coach Tony Todd, Samohi's baseball team "should be 3-0." The Agoura Chargers waited until the end to spring four runs...

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