Halloween & Dia de los Muertos Safety Tips: SMPD released these safety tips about how to Walk Safely, Plan Activities Wisely, Keep Costumes Both Creative and Safe, and Drive Safely. 

Stop a Future Burglary with a Free SMPD Security Assessment: This free service is available to all SaMo residents… tenants, home and condo owners … everyone. They show you how to cure most of your burglary vulnerabilities. Call 310-458-8618 to make an appointment for a free security assessment.

Update on “The Network” LGBTQ+ OPA Group: It was great to see 40+ people attend the the inagural meeting of the community group! Mark your calendars for The Network’s THANKSGIVING POTLUCK ON Saturday, Nov. 18 @ 3pm (more details to come or click here to email Erin or reply to this email to learn more about getting involved and Follow them on Instagram @thenetworkSM)

The Street Seen: Pre Post Office: This week ventures out of OP to uncover the history behind the property at 5th St. @ Arizona Ave.

German Clothing Brand Opens Boutique on Main St: This SaMo Mirror video report features the new Engelbert Strauss @ 1320 Main St. in Venice with 1,000 sq ft of retail.

Things To Do This Week: 

  • Trick or Treat at the Library (Tuesday, Oct. 31 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Main Library 12 – 8 p.m. Pico & Montana Branches): Come to the library in your Halloween costume for a spooky goody bag. For ages 3-17. Main Library 10-8pm, Pico and Montana Branches 12-8pm. More details here.
  • Halloween Hop on Montana Ave.: “Trick or treat fun for the entire family from 6th – 17th Streets” Tuesday, Oct. 31, 3 – 6 p.m.
  • Ice at Santa Monica Opening: “The [ice rink] grand opening is on Nov. 9, so that’ll be the big community event, but we’re going to have a soft opening on Nov. 1” and stay open through Jan. 15. 12 – 10 p.m. daily @ 1324 5th St.
  • Whitney Cummings, Dan Levy & More Performing @ The Crow Comedy Club (Wednesday, Nov. 1, 8p.m.): The newish Bergamot Station comedy club has an impressive lineup @ 2525 Michigan Ave. https://jetbook.co/e/the-crow-presents-comedy-concertseplz.

OPA & City Meetings:

  • City Council Meeting  (Tuesday @ 5:30pm – public portion starts closer to 6:30pm):Meetings are hybrid and can be viewed on this YouTube channel. Click here for agenda. 
  • OPA Connects Meeting (Wednesday 12pm): Here is the Zoom link or Click Here to add it to your calendar.
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