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City Council Wants Rival Airport Initiative on November Ballot

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There's a new push to put the future of Santa Monica Airport before voters, but this time it's coming from the City Council. As part of its Tuesday agenda, Mayor Pam O'Connor, Mayor Pro Tempore...

State Assembly Rep. Weighs in on Santa Monica’s Local Races

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State Assemblymember Richard Bloom may have been the first Santa Monica City Council member to make the leap to Sacramento, but he has not forgotten his roots. The representative of Assembly District 50, which...

Coming Up: Santa Monica Has Election Fever

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Summer is over and election season is in full swing. Register to vote – or update your information – by October 20 if you plan on having your voice heard this election season. It may...

City Council Puts Measure to Keep Local Control of Santa Monica Airport on November...

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  The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place on the November ballot a measure that would affirm its authority to close down Santa Monica Airport after 2015. The City's ballot initiative, designed to counter a...

Editorial: Yes on H and HH

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Santa Monica, like its neighboring cities, is currently in the midst of an unprecedented housing affordability crisis. Rising rents and stagnant wages are putting unsustainable financial strain on working families. Santa Monica, in an effort to help...

Candidate Lists for Santa Monica’s Four Local Political Races Shake Out

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The filing period officially ended Wednesday for anyone considering running for elected office in Santa Monica, which means we have semi-official lineups for the bayside city's four races this November. This year promises to be...

Santa Monica’s Public Safety Workers Back O’Connor, McKeown, and Gruber for City Council

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With the November 4 election less than two months away, Santa Monica's public safety workers announced Thursday who they will support in this year's City Council races. The Santa Monica Police Officers' Association (SMPOA) and...

Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights Makes History, Again

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For the first time in its nearly 40 year history, Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights -- the city's single-most influential political organization -- failed to endorse a single candidate for City Council at the...

City Council Member Wants Prop B-style Initiative for SaMo

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Would requiring voter approval of any project above a certain height be right for Santa Monica? Councilmember Kevin McKeown thinks so. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, McKeown, who is running for reelection this year, told...

Gruber: A Candidate’s Perspective on the Santa Monica City Council Election, Part One

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Editor's note: Below is the first in a series of blog posts by former City Council Candidate and long-time political observer, Frank Gruber, taking a closer look at the November 2014 election. The original...

Mayor Pam O’Connor Is the Focus of Glowing Piece in The Guardian

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Yesterday, the Guardian's online-American edition published an Earth-Day piece praising the City of Santa Monica for its efforts to work with businesses to create a healthy and sustainable city. While the piece explored some...

Coming Up: Santa Monica’s 3rd Street Promenade Turns 25, Park(ing) Day, and Our City...

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Mark your calendars! Santa Monica's world-famous 3rd Street Promenade is turning 25 (and you can bet there will be some fanfare), Santa Monica gets ready to celebrate Park(ing) Day, and our City Council Candidate...

Why Are You Voting Tomorrow?

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Tomorrow, polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. for the primary election for L.A. County offices, state offices and Congressional offices. For those who haven’t already sent in their ballots by mail,...

Coming Up: Santa Monica Braces for Long Drought, Election Day, and Santa Monica Talks

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The Santa Monica City Council will consider raising water rates and implementing mandatory usage cuts on Tuesday as a response to California's ongoing drought; the bayside city will go to the polls next week...

Vote Local Election Guide

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We have been talking a lot about the shakeup in Santa Monica – and Westside Los Angeles – politics happening this year. Today’s election is the last chance you have to determine, out of the...
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