March 28, 2020 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

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SMa.r.t. Column: Nothing Is More Contagious Than Hope

March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020

The news keeps coming, and almost all of it is bad. We are alive during a once-in-a-century calamity, one with...

Are We “Shovel Ready”?

March 19, 2020

March 19, 2020

Now that circumstances are forcing us to take a temporary break from life as usual, we have a chance to...

SMa.r.t. Column: We Must Act Now

March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020

Like many others in town, our group consists of folks who fall into a category that leaves us more vulnerable...

SMa.r.t. Column: Spend, Baby, Spend!

March 5, 2020

March 5, 2020

Surprise, Surprise! Santa Monica is out of money and about to run a deficit. Crime and homelessness have led to...

Death by 9000 Cuts

February 27, 2020

February 27, 2020

As many of our readers know, our city is now under siege from the State of California which has arbitrarily...

A Dinner Invitation, Porn, and a City on Fire

February 20, 2020

February 20, 2020

Santa Monica is such a lively city. Valentine’s Day was last week, and many celebrated it with roses, cards, and...

SMa.r.t. Column: The City’s Hidden Thirst

February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

City Council voted last month to increase water rates throughout the city by about 100% over a period of 5...

Survival at the Edge of the Sea!

February 7, 2020

February 7, 2020

~ The city’s well-being index for 2019 notes that only 20% of Santa Monica residents feel that they have any...

SMa.r.t. Column: I Can See Clearly Now! (20/20 Vision)

January 31, 2020

January 31, 2020

It is a new year, and as most people have already made and broken their 2020 resolutions, more straight talk...

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...