Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:42 am
The art of Santa Monica resident, Charlie Patton has been exhibited in numerous galleries throughout Los Angeles. On Sunday Oct. 23, the artist will be opening in a solo exhibition entitled “Visceral” Intuitive Abstraction at the Upper West Restaurant.
Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:35 am
Opinion: Our City is experiencing an identity crisis fueled by gluttony. The powers in the City of Santa Monica have apparently decided that bigger is better and that that this “bigger” needs to be fueled constantly by more…more development, taller and denser buildings, structures that are out-of-scale with our town…more people…more tourists…more workers…more residents.
Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:31 am
This past Sunday the Museum of Flying, located on Airport Ave at Santa Monica airport, unveiled a new exhibition showcasing the works of Mike Machat, who is an L.A.-based aviation artist, author, and historian. The exhibition is titled “Supersonic Palette” and consists of seven original paintings and five limited edition, signed lithographs. Proceeds from the sales of all exhibited works benefit the museum.
Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:29 am
By Alana Prisco We often think about our health in terms of how our bodies look and feel. But our psychological and emotional health is equally important, and has a big impact on the quality of our physical health. Good medical care focuses on total health, including one’s mind and body, and the important connections between the two entities.
Posted Oct. 21, 2016, 10:24 am
In the lead up to Santa Monica City Council elections, November 8, Santa Monica Mirror will host a 90-minute question-and-answer debate with at the Ken Edwards Center, Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. Measure LV will also be debated.
Posted Oct. 20, 2016, 10:35 am
If the presidential fundraiser at Jeffrey Katzenberg's is a stretch at $100,000 per ticket, Santa Monica Conservancy is offering an alternative.
Posted Oct. 20, 2016, 10:21 am
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional Mexican holiday when family and friends gather to honor and celebrate loved ones who have passed. This year, Santa Monica observes the tradition with seven events at six venues throughout the city between October 22 and November 5, 2016.
Posted Oct. 19, 2016, 3:19 pm
A boring machine dubbed "Angeli" began its underground journey Wednesday to create tunnels for Metro's regional connector project, which will link up the Blue, Expo and Gold lines in downtown Los Angeles when completed.
Posted Oct. 19, 2016, 2:42 pm
54 Santa Monica Businesses Pledge to Support 24 Local Charities for the 3rd Annual Buy Local Give Local Week and Eat2Give.
Posted Oct. 19, 2016, 1:57 pm
G2 Gallery's Newest Exhibit, "100 Years of National Parks: The West”
Posted Oct. 18, 2016, 11:41 am
The ultimate seduction, Other People’s Money, comes to the Pico Playhouse from the InterACT Theatre Company. A perfectly timed and thought-provoking comedy as we close in on the elections. Jerry Sterner's play brings a humorous yet heartfelt look at corporate raiders, the trickle down effect, and the state of capitalism today. Winning the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off Broadway Play.
Posted Oct. 18, 2016, 10:40 am
Santa Monica Mid City Neighbors hold the second Santa Monica College Board of Trustees Candidate Forum with Vice President and Government Affairs Officer, Andrew Hoyer, officiating. All candidates have agreed to attend.
Posted Oct. 18, 2016, 10:32 am
These performers will be treating us to carefully selected programs of some well-known pieces along with less played gems. Please choose from single concert or season subscription of the EXPO LINE CONCERT SERIES hosted at the Santa Monica Conservatory of Music - 1501 Colorado Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404.
Posted Oct. 17, 2016, 12:54 pm
Phil ventures back in time almost 100 years to find out what life at that time was like in Santa Monica, with Florence Kinney, a 104-year-old graduate of Santa Monica High School.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 7:37 pm
Operation Freedom Goes Awry. On Monday, October 3, at 5:15 p.m. officers of the Santa Monica Police Department received numerous calls from concerned and upset citizens informing them that a naked man was walking on the Santa Monica Pier ramp.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 7:32 pm
Oktoberfest came to Venice recently with Wurstküche one local venue to host a celebration in the classic German style. German nationals as well as those simply wanting to celebrate the holiday on the Westside, joined in the festivities.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 7:28 pm
In 1888 Santa Monica civic and business leaders Arcadia Bandini and Senator Jones donated land to the United States government for the “Old Soldiers’ Home.” The Grant Deed came with the directive that it was to be, in perpetuity, a home for Soldiers of American Wars.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 7:25 pm
The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has launched an Early Learning Pathway pilot program at three campuses this fall.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 7:20 pm
Much of the election attention this fall has properly gone to the fierce presidential race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Some voters have also given substantial attention to many of the propositions on next month’s ballot, covering everything from plastic bags to condoms in pornography, from taxes to legalized marijuana.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 7:15 pm
Just for kicks, and to write about it for this column, I joined a very well-known dating service. I posted some photos, described what I was looking for in a date, filled out the information form they provided, paid the reasonable fee, and off I went.
Posted Oct. 16, 2016, 6:55 pm
Santa Monica-based charities Theatre By the Blind and Rex & Friends have come together to co-produce an original play starring blind actors and autistic musicians. There will be a preview show of the play, “A Reason to Love,” on Oct. 19, followed by performances on Oct. 20, 26, 27, and Nov. 2 and 3 at Magicopolis on 4th Street in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 14, 2016, 11:20 am
In last week’s article we noted the large sums of money attracted by several proposed local measures. In addition to the measure mentioned last week, several others have attracted large contributions.
Posted Oct. 14, 2016, 11:17 am
UCLA Health recently announced that it will be a presenting sponsor for Light the Night; partnering with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in its mission to find cures for blood cancers. Jassmine Ahumada’s 7-year-old son, Rey, should be running, jumping and playing outside like most other children his age. Instead, he’s fighting leukemia and “stuck in a bubble,” says his mom, an admissions clerk at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica. “That word, ‘cancer,’” she adds. “We need to put an end to it.”
Posted Oct. 14, 2016, 11:13 am
Those of you that actually walk the residential streets of Santa Monica, whether taking your dog around the block or heading to Main Street for work on your finger nails, will agree with me that there are stories to be told by the objects set out on our sidewalks.
Posted Oct. 14, 2016, 11:10 am
The City of Santa Monica City Clerk’s Office is partnering with the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s (LA RR/CC) Office to serve as a Ballot Drop-Off Location for the November 8, 2016 Presidential General Election.