Court says Sitting Council can Remain During Appeal

California Court of Appeals grants stay in voting rights case. By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica will not have to hold a special election this summer to...

Letter to Editor: Former Mayor on Voting Rights Case

By Paul Rosenstein Former Mayor of Santa Monica I hope the judge’s order for district elections is stayed during the city’s appeal. This decision is undemocratic...

Council Votes Unanimously to Appeal District-Election Ruling

City of Santa Monica to appeal ruling that elections are in violation of CRVA.  By Sam Catanzaro On February 21, the Santa Monica City Council voted...

City Still Considering Appeal in Voting Rights Case

Judge orders Pico District for Santa Monica elections.  By Sam Catanzaro The City of Santa Monica says they are "pleased" with a judge's recent tentative decision in...

Voting Rights Suit Vs. City Underway, Challengers Drop out of Council Race

Future of Santa Monca's at-large election system in question.  By Sam Catanzaro A coalition of voting rights advocates has taken the City of Santa...

Voting Rights Case Against Santa Monica Begins

Future of City's at-large election system at stake By Sam Catanzaro On August 1, opening statements began in a case that pits the City of Santa...

Over 400,000 of California Residents Registered as Republican:

Even before Californians at last start marking absentee ballots this month or begin to think about heading to the polls for the June primary election, many onetime Republicans had already voted with their feet.