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Articles from the October 6, 2014 edition

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Mayor O'Connor Accused of Campaign Law Violations

A local group has accused Mayor Pam O’Connor of repeatedly violating both State and local law, by taking campaign contributions from developers after voting to approve their massive projects. It says that she could be liable both for civil, even...

 
 By Ryan Gierach    News    October 6, 2014

Sandra Fluke "Poll" Not What It Claims

From an article by Ryan Gierach, edited by Alyssa Erdley According to reporter Ryan Gierach of WeHoNews.com, a poll released by the Sandra Fluke campaign for State Senate seat 26, which claimed a...

 

Obama Touts 'Start-Up Culture' to Millennials at SM Town Hall

President Obama came to a shared workspace for tech entrepreneurs Thursday to tout the importance of "start-up culture" and the millennial generation, arguing that they were best poised to advance...

 

Local News Briefs

City TV Launches Election Website CityTV and the League of Women Voters of Santa Monica Education Fund (LWVSMEF) have launched their first round of election programming on-line and on television. “On the Record” features candidate statements...

 
 By Mona Day    Events   

PIER DEL SOL

Special Olympics Southern California's annual fundraiser Pier Del Sol returns to the Santa Monica Pier at Pacific Park on Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. with a Hollywood theme. The event will honor The Coca-Cola...

 
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Santa Monica History Museum Presents New Exhibit

The Santa Monica History Museum is debuting an exhibit that highlights and celebrates the performances at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. In the summer of 1958, Santa Monica inaugurated a 3,000...

 
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Last Call for the Bundy House Salon!

Join us this Sunday, October 12, for live music, wine, and delicious hors d'oeuvres at this 1913 American Colonial Revival house designed by Los Angeles architects Hunt and Burns for real estate...

 

Patrick Joseph Fandey

March 10, 1983 – September 26, 2014 Patrick Joseph Fandey, better known around Santa Monica as the "Dog Walk King," passed away on Friday, September 26, 2014, at his home. He was 31 years old and...

 

COLLAPSE

It looked for awhile like there could be a Freeway World Series this season. So, how can we explain that neither the Dodgers nor the Angels made it out of their opening playoff series? Well, we can...

 

Clippers Lose Exhibition Opener

The Clippers lost their exhibition opener, 112-94 to the Golden States Warriors Tuesday night at Staples center. Blake Griffin had 24 points and 12 rebounds including four shots from more than 18 feet out. Chris Paul contributed 14 points and nine...

 

Lakers Lose Nick Young For Eight Weeks

Nick Young suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb at the Lakers’ practice last Thursday. He underwent successful surgery but will be out for about eight weeks....

 

MOVIE REVIEW: A MIX & MATCH MASH-UP FOR EVERYONE

There's something for everyone in theatres this week with no less than 25 new feature releases with everything from an outstanding "must see" political thriller KILL THE MESSENGER based on true life e...

 
 By Mona Day    Events   

WESTEDGE DESIGN FAIR

After a successful debut last fall, WestEdge Design Fair returns to the Barker Hangar for its second edition October 16-19, 2014. The fair offers a series of special events and discussions, panels, an...

 

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