In normal times, traffic and crowds are a constant on the Westside but stay at home orders have changed all of this. Take a tour of empty Santa Monica, Venice and West Los Angeles streets and destinations in this video made possible by Santa Monica College
“The Landmarks Commission provides a real service to the City that is way above its small financial cost. As important as preserving our historic buildings is, preserving institutions that preserve those buildings is equally important to the City’s comeback and future,” writes SMa.r.t. in their latest column. Photo: City of Santa Monica.
“Some developers and their sycophants have continued their push for us to become a west coast Miami Beach. Even during a pandemic, they won't stop, writes Phil Brock in the latest SMa.r.t. Column on a proposal to eliminate the vetting process for development agreements by the public, planning commission, and city council on housing projects that exceed 90,000 square feet in downtown Santa Monica. Photo: Getty Images.