A ceremonial swearing in and reception was held for incoming Santa Monica mayor Tony Vazquez on Sunday.

Ceremonial Swearing-In Held For Incoming Santa Monica Mayor Tony Vazquez:

A ceremonial swearing-in and reception was held for incoming Santa Monica mayor Tony Vazquez on Sunday night at Le Meridien Delfina Hotel. The...
Santa Monica’s Chain Reaction sculpture

Chain Reaction To Live On Thanks To $277,000 City Council Funding:

For supporters of the Chain Reaction sculpture near the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Tuesday was a major victory following the City Council’s unanimous vote...
The Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday approved changes to the franchise agreements the City of Santa Monica has with five taxi cab companies that gives support to the industry that’s experienced a 30 percent loss in business in recent years due to the rise of ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft.

Santa Monica Drives Support Behind Struggling Cab Companies:

In the lead up to the Santa Monica City Council meeting on Tuesday night, the five taxi cab companies currently operating under strict franchise...
The current franchise agreement between the City of Santa Monica and the five permitted taxi cab companies expires at the end of this year. Santa Monica City Council will discuss the issue and City staff’s recommendation to reduce the number of permitted taxi cabs by 128.

Santa Monica City Council To Deliberate Cutting Number Of Permitted Taxi Cabs:

With the rise of ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft, it’s been a rough couple of years for the five taxi companies who are...
A rendering of the approved project for 1560 Lincoln Blvd. in Santa Monica.

Five-Story Mixed-Use Residential Approved To Replace Denny’s:

Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday night approved the second reading of an ordinance adopting a five-story, 102,500 square-foot mixed-use project at 1560 Lincoln...
Santa Monica City Council gave City staff a number of directions Tuesday regarding the future long-term use objectives for the City-owned property at 4th/Colorado.

Figuring Out The Future Of 4th St./Colorado Ave.:

Anyone who’s been in the vicinity of 4th Street and Colorado Avenue has noticed an extreme amount of change in recent years with the...
NMS Properties was granted a development agreement at City Council on Tuesday night to build a six-story mixed-use

Approved: 64 Residential Unit Complex Green Lit For 5th Street:

A modern six-story development at 1415 5th Street featuring 64 residential units was approved fairly swiftly at Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday night....
One of the seven active bike stations part of Santa Monica’s new bike sharing program

Hulu To Sponsor Santa Monica’s Bike Sharing System ‘Breeze’:

The City of Santa Monica’s Breeze Bike Share program has landed a local sponsor with international recognition – Hulu, LLC.  The premium streaming...
The Employment Policies Institute has been circling this mobile billboard in Santa Monica City Hall showcasing union hypocrisy.

Santa Monica’s Proposed Union Exemption in Minimum Wage Hike Harshly Criticized:

In anticipation of the Santa Monica City Council vote tonight to match Los Angeles' $15-by-2020 minimum wage, the Los Angeles Times and a Washington,...
‘Underage Drinking Parties Are Consistently The Biggest Source Of Harms’

Social Host Laws: A New Ordinance To Combat Teen ‘Drinking Parties’:

Underage drinking is still a problem across the nation, but in popular beach communities like Santa Monica and Venice it can be even more...