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Will Asians Spur New Political Changes?

January 22, 2019

January 22, 2019

The same sort of panic that hit California’s Latinos after the 1994 passage of the anti-illegal immigrant Proposition 187 is...

Does Santa Monica’s New Water Ordinance “Hold Water”? (Part 2)

January 18, 2019

January 18, 2019

While few would question our City’s need to conserve our precious water resources, some might take issue with the City’s...

So Now What?

January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019

The case was tried, the decision is in, and the City lost. The judge has ordered that all future City...

Does Santa Monica’s new Water Ordinance “Hold Water”? (Part 1)

January 4, 2019

January 4, 2019

While some natural resources may be optional, water is not one of them. Our body is 60 percent water and...

Should Undocumented Have All Rights? Brown Said No

January 3, 2019

January 3, 2019

There is a school of thought, mostly pushed by Latino activist politicians, which says undocumented immigrants contribute to American life...

Newsom: Income Equality State’s Biggest Problem

December 21, 2018

December 21, 2018

More than a year before he won election as California’s next governor, Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom did not hesitate for a...

Keep Our Canvas Colorful!

December 14, 2018

December 14, 2018

Santa Monica has long been celebrated as an Arts Community where diversity and creativity are prized. The Arts at Bergamot...

Brown’s Mixed Legacy of Big Fixes, Some Corruption

December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018

About a month from today, a new governor will sit in the state Capitol’s “horseshoe” suite and face some problems...

SMa.r.t. Column: Housing the 950 Homeless in SM

December 7, 2018

December 7, 2018

Homelessness is a painful reality and needs to become a top priority along with the more practical issues of water...

Fire Insurance Crisis Almost Upon Us

December 3, 2018

December 3, 2018

Californians already know about the wildfire crisis that’s been afflicting this state for the last few years, highlighted by a...