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Where Oh Where Is Our City Council?

August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

OUR STATE No city can afford a 20-25% increase in population.  But Sacramento lawmakers are currently voting on a package...

SMa.r.t. Column: Room to Breathe!

July 30, 2020

July 30, 2020

Three days ago, your City Council gave away your land in the center of downtown for 30 pieces of silver....

YOU Are the Heart of the City!

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

The members of SMart wrote a credo for Santa Monica in late 2013. The majority of the original members were...

Wanted: A New City Councilperson

July 10, 2020

July 10, 2020

In a week the City Council will appoint a new Council person to replace the retired council member Greg Moreno....

SMA.r.t. Column: Brushfires of Freedom!

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

We have survived the first six months of this year. We are all locked into the strange nightmare that encompasses...

SMa.r.t. Column: If It’s Not Okay…

June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020

~ Fight or flight. Those of you who are acquainted with me know which choice I have always made. However,...

SMa.r.t. Column: Two Principles for a New City

June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020

Our City has been devastated by the coronavirus, by its economic fallout and just three weeks ago, by a looting...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Great Santa Monica Loot-Out

June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

~ Our looting redux. The angst and anger of our community are still reverberating throughout Santa Monica. Everyone I have...

Santa Monica Overwhelmed

June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

“Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech…or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition...

Landmarks Commission Dead or Alive?

May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

As undoubtedly you’ve heard, the City of Santa Monica and therefore its residents have entered a disastrous multi-year dive because...