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SMa.r.t. Column: Out of Chaos, Rebirth!

May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020

“We’re still out here, kicking and screaming,” a resident wrote to me, repeating her email to the Planning Commission about...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Budget Hits The Fan!

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

Wow! Our city faces unprecedented amounts of high drama over the next seven weeks as a byproduct of the COVID-19...

Across The Bridge!

April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020

The days are in slow motion now, as one day blends into the next. In a city where time now...

Out of Disaster, A New Day!

April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” Maya Angelou ~...

SMa.r.t. Column: Lock Yourself Into the Stillness

April 9, 2020

April 9, 2020

~ We have entered another dimension in Santa Monica. Time stands still. There is a meme where the entire week...

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...