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Looking at Santa Monica with 20/20 Vision

January 23, 2020

January 23, 2020

It’s a new year, and as most people have already made and broken their 2020 resolutions, it’s time to take...

It’s Time to Reevaluate Scooter Rules

January 17, 2020

January 17, 2020

When an elderly lady tripped over a scooter lying on the sidewalk a year ago and fractured her hip and...

SMa.r.t. Column: Stay The Course

January 10, 2020

January 10, 2020

How would you like to live in a small, already built out, city that, every year,  was building more than...

Is Our City Riding a Trojan Horse – Part 2

January 2, 2020

January 2, 2020

As discussed in Part 1 of our article two weeks ago (https://smmirror.com/2019/12/is-our-city-council-riding-a-trojan-horse), Santa Monica will be required by state law...

The Virtues of a Low-Rise City

December 27, 2019

December 27, 2019

[Please note: Ron Goldman’s article from last week has a Part 2, which will be published next week] For several...

Is Our City Council Riding a Trojan Horse?

December 20, 2019

December 20, 2019

The demand for housing is becoming louder and infinite. But is this tsunami real or a myth, a Trojan horse?...

Rising Waters and Five Suggestions

December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

[Nearly four year ago, our colleague Mario Fonda-Bonardi prepared this cogent overview of the local impacts of sea-level rise. It’s...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Grumble in the Jungle

December 5, 2019

December 5, 2019

A love letter to the Council. Not. Last week we wrote about what we at SMa.r.t., individually, were thankful for...

SMa.r.t. Column: Giving Thanks

November 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

Members of SMa.r.t. pitched in to list their thoughts this Thanksgiving. “I’m thankful that, living here in Ocean Park, I...

SMa.r.t. Column: Rocks Ahead

November 22, 2019

November 22, 2019

When a ship with full sails approaches a coastline in a dense fog, you can often hear the waves crashing...