Posted Mar. 25, 2016, 8:00 am
Test trains are taking to the tracks in the lead up to the much-anticipated Metro Expo Line service to Santa Monica. City coffers are also gearing up for the launch, and related activities, with party and PR bills slated to surpass $1 million.
Posted Feb. 29, 2016, 12:25 pm
Santa Monica City Council announced Tuesday Denise Anderson-Warren as the City’s new City Clerk. A 21-year veteran of the City Clerk’s Office, Anderson-Warren brings vast knowledge of the department to her new role. She has served as Assistant City Clerk for the past five years.
Posted Dec. 16, 2015, 9:54 am
The Santa Monica City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday night to designate San Vicente Blvd. from Ocean Ave. to 7th St. as Santa Monica's third historic district.
Posted Dec. 9, 2015, 9:12 am
Tony Vazquez was installed as Mayor of Santa Monica and Councilmember Ted Winterer as Mayor Pro Tempore at Tuesday night's City Council meeting, positions which they will serve in for the next year.
Posted Dec. 8, 2015, 9:10 am
The first Latino to ever serve as mayor of Santa Monica will take office tonight when Tony Vazquez is sworn in as the city's chief executive.
Posted Nov. 23, 2015, 10:57 am
A ceremonial swearing-in and reception was held for incoming Santa Monica mayor Tony Vazquez on Sunday night at Le Meridien Delfina Hotel.
Posted Oct. 16, 2015, 8:56 am
A modern six-story development at 1415 5th Street featuring 64 residential units was approved fairly swiftly at Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday night.
Posted Oct. 14, 2015, 11:16 am
The City of Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share program has landed a local sponsor with international recognition – Hulu, LLC.
Posted Sep. 29, 2015, 9:58 am
In anticipation of the Santa Monica City Council vote tonight to match Los Angeles' $15-by-2020 minimum wage, the Los Angeles Times and a Washington, D.C., think-tank are calling out city leaders.
Posted Sep. 26, 2015, 6:00 am
“Both Venice, Santa Monica, and areas of West L.A. are hospitality-oriented communities,” she said. “So they have a very high concentration of bars and restaurants and liquor stores. And there are a lot of outcomes that can flow with that.”
Posted Sep. 22, 2015, 9:17 am
Hunter Hall, head of the Santa Monica Neighborhood Restaurant Coalition, states his concerns about issues concerning smaller restaurants in the local area.
Posted Sep. 15, 2015, 10:20 am
Share your experience and views on affordable housing in Santa Monica at the next Housing Commission meetings this month.
Posted Sep. 13, 2015, 8:29 am
In an effort to create better communication with the public, the Santa Monica City Council last Tuesday took action to improve and reorganize the Community and Government Relations Unit at City Hall.
Posted Sep. 3, 2015, 9:49 am
A proposal to allow backyard beekeeping in Los Angeles cleared a major hurdle Wednesday, with the Los Angeles City Council instructing city attorneys prepare a final ordinance to allow the activity.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:43 am
While many people in Southern California were out at the beach or hiking or playing sports on a hot summer day, Santa Monica Mayor Kevin McKeown and members of the city council spent Sunday in a special session to discuss the top issues and concerns facing the city today.