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SMa.r.t. Column: Which Santa Monica Do You Prefer to Live & Work In?

October 18, 2020

October 18, 2020

Santa Monica’s Governance  Last I heard, we are a country “by the people and for the people.” But Santa Monica...

Column: Santa Monica–A Broken System

October 9, 2020

October 9, 2020

What do all of us want? We want what we used to have and what everyone longs to get back...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Future of Our City Is At Stake

October 4, 2020

October 4, 2020

On 2003, we embarked on the LUCE (Land Use Circulation Element) – a planning process outlining the future of our...

SMa.r.t. Column: Needed, A Heart Transplant

September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020

We have written about adaptive reuse in previous columns and have postulated that with proper incentives, the existing one, two...

SMa.r.t. Column: Spending and Pension Policies Are Undermining Our City’s Future

September 21, 2020

September 21, 2020

Our guest columnist this week is Marc L. Verville. He is a native of Santa Monica, now lives in Sunset...

SMa.r.t. Column: A Clean Slate

September 11, 2020

September 11, 2020

So there you have it! Maybe. Another win for the rich guys as the Planning Commission voted 6 to 1...

SMa.r.t. Column: Budget Reform and the New Normal

September 4, 2020

September 4, 2020

Our guest columnist this week is Marc L. Verville. He is a native of Santa Monica, now lives in Sunset...

SMa.r.t. Column: What’s Shaking?

August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020

While COVID-19 and the lockdown, social distancing and masks have been a primary concern that we all share, now is...

Losing Our City!

August 21, 2020

August 21, 2020

Our guest columnist this week is Marc L. Verville. He is a native of Santa Monica, now lives in Sunset...

SMa.r.t. Column: Where Oh Where Is Our City Council? – Part 2

August 14, 2020

August 14, 2020

In last week’s article we touched on the nine bills currently before our state legislature which assigns and orders, under...