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Category: Opinion


SB 50: Zombie 2.0

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

Once again Sacramento is trying to destroy our City and our State. The current Godzilla is Senate Bill 50 (SB50)...

Bet On It: Californians Won’t Willingly Give Up Cars

May 9, 2019

May 9, 2019

Since the early 1970s time of ex-Gov. Jerry Brown’s first term in office, California officials from the top down have...

Column: Santa Monica in Wake of First E-Scooter Fatality

May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019

By Joe Fasbinder  So this is how the first recorded death of someone on an electric scooter in Santa Monica...

SMa.r.t. Column: So Sad

May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

This is an article about the decline of a city locked into a poorly conceived code, about a city controlled...

Housing Bill Problem: It Looks Like One Size Fits All

April 28, 2019

April 28, 2019

By Thomas Elias As they consider Senate Bill 50, many who are aware of the latest attempt by San Francisco’s...

SMa.r.t. Column: What Are They Thinking?

April 25, 2019

April 25, 2019

At the April 9 Santa Monica City Council meeting approval was given to order the staff to publish an RFP...

Wall Street vs. Main Street: Ocean Front Walk Editon

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

By Jeffrey Graham April 12, 2019 To Whom It May Concern: The people of the City of Santa Monica are...

Brock on your Block: A Mall for Residents

April 19, 2019

April 19, 2019

In the latest Brock on your Block, Phil Brock looks at the state of retail on the Third Street Promenade...

Column: What is a Bridge Loan?

April 18, 2019

April 18, 2019

About the author: Avi Sinai is the principal of HM Capital, a Los Angeles company specializes in hard money real...

Opinion: Can Newsom Housing Campaign Succeed?

April 16, 2019

April 16, 2019

It turns out Gov. Gavin Newsom was deadly serious when he insisted as a candidate last year that California needs...