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Non-profit Human Farming Association’s current ad on a Big Blue Bus this week.

News, Santa Monica, City Attorney, Politics, Bbb

Bus Ad Drama Behind City Attorney Accountability Act

Posted Feb. 5, 2016, 12:19 pm

The Big Blue Bus’ (BBB) advertising policy comes before Santa Monica City Council Tuesday, with non-profit organizations calling for a change to regulations. Upset surrounding regulation interpretations in 2011 has, in-part, lead to one non-profit drafting their own initiative, the “City Attorney Accountability Act,” calling for the role to become an elected position.

The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office has obtained a $2 million court judgment against precious metals dealer Seacoast Coin, Inc., formerly doing business as Merit Financial and Merit Gold and Silver. Merit was based in Santa Monica but did business throughout the U.S.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, City Attorney

Santa Monica Company Busted For Tricking Customers Into Buying Overpriced Coins

Posted Dec. 3, 2015, 9:21 am

The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office has obtained a $2 million court judgment against precious metals dealer Seacoast Coin, Inc., formerly doing business as Merit Financial and Merit Gold and Silver. Merit was based in Santa Monica but did business throughout the U.S.

Bar exam prep company “Barwinners” enjoined and pays $130,000 in restitution and fines for false advertising.

News, Santa Monica, City Attorney

Santa Monica Exam Prep Company "Barwinners" Fined For False Advertising

Posted Aug. 5, 2015, 9:41 am

A Santa Monica bar preparation company has agreed to a court judgment in the wake of allegations that it advertised grossly inflated pass rates.

The building is located at 2105 Colorado Boulevard, Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, City Attorney

2105 Colorado Blvd. Office Owner Prosecuted For Fire, Building Code Violations

Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 10:08 am

The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office said it had successfully concluded the criminal prosecution of the owner of a commercial office building, located at 2105 Colorado Boulevard, for Fire and Building Code violations.

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Brick and Mortar has been placed on 30 months of probation after operating as an unpermitted bar/nightclub.

News, Main Street, Santa Monica, City Attorney

Brick + Mortar Pleads "No Contest" To Operating As Unpermitted Bar/Nightclub

Posted Sep. 17, 2014, 12:07 pm

The operator of Brick + Mortar at 2435 Main Street pleaded “no contest” to 14 misdemeanor charges relating to illegal operations as a bar/nightclub, according to the Santa Monica City Attorney’s office.

News, Santa Monica, Courts, City Attorney

Former Deputy City Attorney Named A California Lawyer Of The Year

Posted Mar. 13, 2014, 8:49 am

Former Santa Monica Deputy City Attorney Barbara C. Greenstein has been named one of this year’s California Lawyer of the Year award recipients (“CLAY Award”) for her work in successfully arguing Harris v. City of Santa Monica before the California Supreme Court in 2013.

The Santa Monica City Attorney has obtained a 10-year agreement to resolve harassment complaints at 1305 Second Street in Santa Monica.

News, Santa Monica, Housing, City Attorney

AZ Shores Unit Complex Responds To Tenant Harassment Agreement

Posted Mar. 5, 2014, 9:38 am

This is a response from AZ Shores regarding Tuesday's announcement from the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office, LAFLA, and Gibson Dunn regarding a tenant harassment settlement at the 49-unit complex located at 1305 2nd Street in Santa Monica.

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News, Santa Monica, Housing, City Attorney

Santa Monica Housing Discrimination Complaints Surge

Posted Apr. 2, 2013, 10:10 am

The Santa Monica City Attorney’s Office reports there has been a surge of housing discrimination complaints by tenants or housing applicants seeking reasonable accommodations for their disabilities.

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The owners of Village Trailer Park at 2930 Colorado Avenue have lodged a claim against the City of Santa Monica after Council members rescinded the “East Village” approval in December.

News, Development, Santa Monica, City Hall, City Attorney

Local Developer Takes City Of Santa Monica To Court Over Village Trailer Park

Posted Jan. 18, 2013, 8:59 am

Slow growth advocates may have believed their voices were heard when the Santa Monica City Council voted to rescind a development agreement (DA) to replace the Village Trailer Park (VTP) with a mixed-used project at 2930 Colorado Avenue. That vote made in December 2012 has resulted in the owners of the VTP filing a $50 million lawsuit against the City of Santa Monica.

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