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Library Director Patty Wong to Leave Santa Monica

July 30, 2021

July 30, 2021

Santa Monica Public Library (SMPL) Director Patty Wong announced recently that she will leave Santa Monica to take on the...

SMa.r.t Column: Promenade Progress?

July 30, 2021

July 30, 2021

As we find ourselves approaching August, the question is what, if any, progress has been made on conceptual design and...

“Sharing an Open Main Street” Seeks Public Opinion

July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021

The Pilot program closed parts of Main street July 24-26 as part of a 4 part series seeking to build...

SMa.r.t. Column: Water Woes Not Be Gone

July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021

Re-visiting a column of ours from 2014. The more things change, the more they stay the same.   “Water Woes”...

City Council Prioritizes Housing for Historically Displaced Households

July 28, 2021

July 28, 2021

At its meeting on July 13, Santa Monica City Council made changes to Santa Monica’s Affordable Housing Production Program and...

Homeless Man Charged with Hate Crime in Assault of Korean Woman in Santa Monica

July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

Melvin Taylor faces charges in connection to July 23 incident By Sam Catanzaro Hate crime charges have been filed against...

Homeless Advocate Arrested Near Shelter on Suspicion of Dealing Drugs, Claims no Wrongdoing

July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

65-year-old Garry Featherstone accused of selling meth, PCP By Sam Catanzaro A self-described homeless outreach advocate was recently arrested near...

Off Leash Dog Park And Picnic Area Coming To Downtown Santa Monica: Santa Monica Beat – July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

July 27, 2021

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes. * Off Leash Dog Park And Picnic Area Coming To Downtown Santa...

Search Suspended for Swimmer Seen Clinging to Santa Monica Pier Pilings

July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

Woman last seen clinging to pilings Sunday night  By Sam Catanzaro A search has been suspended for a woman last...

Two Arrested for Main Street Bike Shop Burglary

July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

Two suspects were arrested for the burglary of a Main Street bike store after the owner witnessed the crime via...