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Category: Opinion


Resistance Doomed? Secession Move Could Result

April 12, 2018

April 12, 2018

Since the Civil War, no state has resisted the policies of a single President more than California today as it...

Hot Flash: Burn Off Favorite High Calorie Foods

April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018

By Barbara Bishop I love pizza. It’s one of my most favorite foods. It’s not that difficult for me to...

Behind the Screen: “The Last Movie Star”

April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018

By Kathryn Whitney Boole   If you want to see a fun comedic 1950’s style feel-good film; if you would...

SMa.r.t.-Santa Monica’s Achilles Heel

April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018

By Thane Roberts Our expansive beaches largely define Santa Monica. How might our community be impacted, both financially and otherwise,...

SMa.r.t.-Respecting History or the Wrecking Ball

March 30, 2018

March 30, 2018

Today our city is a built out metropolis with almost no vacant lots. However, if you came here 100 years...

Top 4 System Could Revive State’s Republicans

March 28, 2018

March 28, 2018

By Tom Elias Imagine for a moment that California now had a top four primary election system instead of the...

Villaraigosa Ascending, Newsom Plateauing

March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018

By Tom Elias This is one article in a series of interviews with significant candidates for governor of California. Antonio...

SMa.r.t.-Term Limits: The Heart of Democracy

March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

A Santa Monica City Councilmember and the leader of Santa Monica’s Transparency project are circulating a petition to put the...

Congress Must Temper Trump’s California Vendetta

March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018

By Tom Elias This has all the symptoms of a classical political vendetta: At every opportunity, President Trump does whatever...

Center Stage: On The Beach With Film’s Independent Spirit Awards

March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018

By Beverly Cohn What threatened to be a rainy, windy day turned out to be quite the opposite as the...