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Santa Monica’s Assemblyman, Richard Bloom, Weighs in on State Budget

Via press release: Today, the California State Assembly approved the 2018-2019 Budget, balanced and on-time for the eighth consecutive year. The $200 billion budget was...

Flying the Coop

As my friend and publisher, Damien Newton, noted in a recent post, I am moving on after four years as editor of Santa Monica...

Op/Ed: Santa Monica City Leaders Must Also Pay for Parking

By Homa Motjabi. Mojtabai is a Massachusetts-bred, Santa Monica-based writer and public servant. Read more of her work at her website. Parking is a hot topic in...

City Updates “Granny Flat” Regulations. New Rules for ADU’s Could Start...

Via Press Release: At its meeting on Tuesday, May 22, the Santa Monica City Council approved an ordinance to amend the City’s Zoning Ordinance regarding...

Vote Local Guide: Prop. 69

There are five statewide propositions on the spring primary ballot that voters will decide tomorrow. As with most ballot box measures, there are also...

Now the State Is Getting Ready to Regulate E-Scooter Rentals

"Not Exactly One Bill to Rule Them All" first appeared on Streetsblog California.A state bill, A.B. 2989, focuses on defining stand-up electric scooters and safety...

“Celebrate America” at Santa Monica College June 30:36th Annual Festival Features...

(Via Press Release) Santa Monica College (SMC) presents its annual festival “Celebrate America” — a star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence — onSaturday, June 30. Admission to the popular...
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    City Launches Resident Satisfaction Survey Through the End of June: Scientific survey designed to...

    Via press release: As part of the City of Santa Monica’s ongoing efforts to boost accountability and engage residents, we will be conducting our semi-annual...

    After More than 20 Years, Barnes & Noble on Third Street Promenade to Close

    Barnes & Noble on the Third Street Promenade appears poised to close its doors early next year after more than two decades at the...

    “Celebrate America” at Santa Monica College June 30:36th Annual Festival Features Entertainment, Food Drive,...

    (Via Press Release) Santa Monica College (SMC) presents its annual festival “Celebrate America” — a star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence — onSaturday, June 30. Admission to the popular...

    Bird Scooters: Public Nuisance or The Future of Transit?

    The following post is by Kevin Herrera,  sr. marketing & communication manager for Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. It originally appeared on Santa Monica Centric.Downtown seems...

    New Plans Revealed for Santa Monica’s Fairmont Miramar Hotel Redesign Project

    Owners of the Santa Monica Fairmont Miramar hotel revealed revamped plans for an ambitious overhaul of the historic property Thursday.The new plans for the...

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    City Launches Resident Satisfaction Survey Through the End of June: Scientific survey designed to...

    Via press release: As part of the City of Santa Monica’s ongoing efforts to boost accountability and engage residents, we will be conducting our semi-annual...

    “Celebrate America” at Santa Monica College June 30:36th Annual Festival Features Entertainment, Food Drive,...

    (Via Press Release) Santa Monica College (SMC) presents its annual festival “Celebrate America” — a star-spangled salute to our nation’s independence — onSaturday, June 30. Admission to the popular...

    Now the State Is Getting Ready to Regulate E-Scooter Rentals

    "Not Exactly One Bill to Rule Them All" first appeared on Streetsblog California.A state bill, A.B. 2989, focuses on defining stand-up electric scooters and safety...

    Santa Monica’s Assemblyman, Richard Bloom, Weighs in on State Budget

    Via press release: Today, the California State Assembly approved the 2018-2019 Budget, balanced and on-time for the eighth consecutive year. The $200 billion budget was...

    City, FAA Win Appeal on SMO Reductions and Closure at DC Circuit Court

    Via Press Release:SANTA MONICA, Calif. – In a judgment handed down on June 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected...

    Santa Monica Commission on Women Will Hear from Hotel Workers on Conditions, Tonight

    Via Media Release: Santa Monica Commission to Take Action on Hotel Housekeeper Protection Policy          Hotel housekeepers will speak to Santa Monica’s Commission on the Status of Women (COSW)...

    Santa Monica City Council Unanimously Rejects Hard Cap on E-Scooters, Moves Forward with 16-Month...

    Last night, the Santa Monica City Council unanimously rejected the staff proposal to cap the number of electric rental scooters in the city to...

    Next Wednesday: Indigenous Artists Reinforce History and Presence at Tongva Park

    Via Press Release: WHEN: Wednesday, May 30, 7:30 – 9 p.m. WHERE: Tongva Park, 1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90401 SANTA MONICA, Calif. – On Wednesday, May 30, Santa Monica...

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    SOL CLOSE IN ON PERFECTION, OAKS TRY TO JOIN THEM THIS WEEKEND CRUSADERS PUT FINISHING TOUCH ON ROOKIE TITLE FINAL WEEKEND SEES GREAT GAMES COMING UP, ALL...

    Santa Monica in 2018: Are All Politics Still Local?

    The following post originally appeared on The Healthy City Local.(Note: I haven’t written here about Santa Monica politics since my last blog last summer on...