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Looking Back at the News Stories That Defined Santa Monica in 2016

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This past year, Santa Monica continued to advance some very progressive policies aimed at sharing the city’s increasing prosperity with as wide a swath of residents, workers, and other members of the community as...

Fake News: Santa Monica Edition

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For a city its size, Santa Monica has a robust media ecosystem of locally-focused print and digital news publications. With a population just shy of 100,000, Santa Monica boasts several print papers and two...

Election Analysis: LV Lost Big, Bigger Than You Think

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The following piece first appeared on The Healthy City Local. I haven’t written here for a while. It’s easy for a little hiatus to become a long vacation, especially over the holidays, and especially, if you...

Santa Monica’s Rep. in the State Assembly Tapped to Head Budget Subcommittee on Sustainability...

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For the fourth year in a row, Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) will chair the Assembly’s budget subcommittee that oversees spending on pressing environmental issues such as transportation and greenhouse gas reductions. Bloom, a resident...

Editorial: To Help End Homelessness in Los Angeles County Vote Yes on H, Tell...

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Every night, tens of thousands of people bed down in shelters, in their cars, or on the street. The causes are myriad. Some are homeless because of bad luck. Some are trying to escape...

Santa Monica’s No on LV Campaign Earns 2016 Streetsie Award “Honorable Mention”

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The campaign that soundly defeated the no-growth Measure LV this past November has been given the “Honorable Mention” nod in the 2016 Streetsie Awards category of “Advocacy Organization of the Year.” The Streetsie Awards are...

Son of LV? Santa Monica City Council Mulls Future Approach to Development

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What will it take to end the divisiveness surrounding development in Santa Monica? That was the ostensible question underpinning the discussion at the Santa Monica City Council meeting early Wednesday morning. Councilmembers Gleam Davis and...

Coalition Launches Yes on H for Quarter-Cent Sales Tax to End Homelessness

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Via Streetsblog L.A. Measure H will be on the ballot in every jurisdiction in L.A. county this March 7, including Santa Monica. The Yes on H campaign kicked off Monday morning. The kickoff featured a broad array...

With Ballot Initiative Pending, SMC Announces “Priority Enrollment” Program for Locals

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Santa Monica College (SMC) announced earlier this week a program that grants priority enrollment to local students and residents of Santa Monica and Malibu for the winter semester that begins January 3, 2017. To...

Let’s Make It Official : We’re No on LV

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We don’t think it’s a surprise to say that Santa Monica Next encourages a “no” vote on Measure LV. Given that this publication was alone in calling for people to not even sign the...

Some Images from Saturday’s Marches Throughout California

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This post originally appeared in Streetsblog California. This last Saturday, you marched. You rallied. You marched in big cities. You rallied in other cities. It was a glorious day for Democracy. Over the years, Streetsblog has noted the...

A Quick Review of Measure SM

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As we finish up our review of the ballot measures there's one measure we haven't covered, Measure SM. SM has received scant media coverage, and a quick google search shows that it hasn't even...

SMRR Steering Committee Backs Council Candidates, Skips Top Vote-Getters

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The 11-person steering committee in charge of Santa Monicans for Renters' Right, the city's single-most influential political organization, announced the group's endorsements for City Council Sunday. A week after the SMRR members made local history...

Yes on Measure M

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(This editorial also appears on Streetsblog Los Angeles.) There is a lot to like about Measure M, the Los Angeles County sales tax that would fund a mix of transit and other transportation projects throughout...

Get Ready to #VoteLocal: Santa Monica’s Local Races Take Shape

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While much of the nation is wringing its hands over who will become the next president of the United States, Santa Monica’s local races have begun taking shape and there are some very important...
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