Posted May. 22, 2013, 12:00 pm
Wondering what to do with your kids this summer? Longing to try something different yourself? Santa Monica College Community Education is offering a whole new way of looking at summer.
Posted Apr. 24, 2013, 8:26 am
Santa Monica businesses that display unpermitted or prohibited signs, particularly window and internally illuminated signs, will be reminded in the coming months of the City’s laws and regulations.
Posted Apr. 9, 2013, 11:44 am
A truck leaving the construction site across from Santa Monica City Hall spilled hydraulic fluid Tuesday morning, shutting down Olympic Drive from Main Street to 4th Street for an estimated four to six hours.
Posted Feb. 15, 2013, 9:30 am
“Palisades Garden Walk” will be an answer to a trivia question: what was the park wedged in between City Hall and Santa Monica Beach named during its development and construction? Indeed, Palisades Garden Walk is now a footnote in the history books as the newest public open space and recreation area in Santa Monica will be named Tongva Park.
Posted Jan. 29, 2013, 8:56 am
Santa Monica could face a deficit as high as $29 million by the summer of 2018. Accordingly, City Hall hopes to take a few steps in order to either keep certain costs from outpacing revenues or to find alternate sources of funding to close the gaps.
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.
Posted Dec. 27, 2012, 6:00 am
A potential policy change to slow down the processing of Development Agreement (DA) applications was tabled until Jan. 8, as the Santa Monica City Council unanimously voted it needed more time to contemplate the issue earlier this month.
Mountain View Mobile Home Trailer Park Residents File $121 Million Claim Against City Of Santa Monica
Posted Dec. 21, 2012, 12:52 am
Residents at the Mountain View Mobile Home Trailer Park at 1930 Stewart Street in Santa Monica are suing their landlord, the City of Santa Monica, for $121 million, citing failure to maintain the trailer park, civil rights abuse, and emotional distress.
Posted Dec. 18, 2012, 12:59 am
Moody’s Investors Service on Monday downgraded the lease revenue bond rating of the City of Santa Monica from to Aa2 from Aa1.
Posted Dec. 4, 2012, 12:55 am
Rusty’s Surf Ranch will continue serve up food, drinks, and music on the Santa Monica Pier for a little longer, once its amended lease agreement with Santa Monica City Hall is finalized. Council members authorized City Hall last Tuesday night to execute a 10-year lease agreement with Rusty’s, solidifying the restaurant’s continued operations on the pier, paving the way for the popular eatery to upgrade its facilities and stick around until 2024.
Posted Dec. 3, 2012, 1:17 am
The Bergamot Station Arts Center is ready to make the jump from concept to reality, as council members on Tuesday approved City staff to issue Request for Proposals (RFP) to develop what is expected to be one of Santa Monica’s newest hotspots.
Posted Nov. 19, 2012, 1:11 am
Santa Monica council members approved last Tuesday a fifth amendment to a construction contract that would update Santa Monica’s City Hall and bring the total cost for the project to nearly $4.7 million. The project was originally estimated to cost about $3.8 million.
Posted Nov. 16, 2012, 12:55 am
Santa Monica council members approved Tuesday a fifth amendment to a construction contract that would update Santa Monica’s City Hall and bring the total cost for the project to nearly $4.7 million. The project was originally estimated to cost about $3.8 million.
Posted Sep. 20, 2012, 1:30 am
InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the Nation’s most innovative users of business technology, has named the City of Santa Monica part of its list this year.
Posted Sep. 7, 2012, 2:15 am
Navigating around Santa Monica Civic Center has become more difficult. Instead of picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Monica Pier, a chain link fence and orange-colored barriers will greet visitors looking away from City Hall as construction on the planned Town Square project begins.
Posted Jul. 10, 2012, 2:18 am
Santa Monica may be a small city when compared to its neighbor, Los Angeles, but the coastal municipality features several distinct neighborhoods that are as different from the next as night and day.
Posted Jun. 14, 2012, 3:33 am
This year's Santa Monica Sustainable Student Art Sculpture Contest winners sculptures are now on display in City Hall’s Main Lobby where they wil...
Posted Jun. 3, 2012, 1:52 am
Dear Editor, I am wondering why no one has pointed out that the city of Santa Monica would impose sanctions, penalties and fees for illegall...
Posted Jun. 3, 2012, 1:49 am
Dear Editor, I would like to respond to Steve Stajich’s column in the May 25 edition “The Robo Meters Are Coming!” OK, Steve. So I rea...
Posted May. 4, 2012, 1:41 am
As the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows moves forward from last week’s 6-1 council vote supporting the venue’s preliminary expansion plans,...
Posted May. 4, 2012, 1:36 am
Six local companies were honored May 2 at the 17th annual Sustainable Quality Awards (SQA) held here at Santa Monica’s Sheraton Delfina, as the E...
Posted Apr. 26, 2012, 5:00 am
S. Jay Farrand, former Marketing Director for Marina-based TOMS Shoes, has been named the new Pier Administrator by the Santa Monica Pier Corporati...
Posted Apr. 24, 2012, 11:47 pm
The City of Santa Monica Information Systems, Community and Cultural Services, and Housing and Economic Development departments have collaborated t...
Posted Apr. 12, 2012, 1:40 am
As small as the City of Santa Monica may be in land area, many essential functions of the local government are spread out over a wide area. After m...
Posted Apr. 10, 2012, 4:31 am
Student groups, labor unions, civil rights and community organizations will be joining together in unity to hold a Rally for Racial, Economic, and ...