August 13, 2020 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Category: Development


Where Oh Where Is Our City Council?

August 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

OUR STATE No city can afford a 20-25% increase in population.  But Sacramento lawmakers are currently voting on a package...

Council to Decide on Contentious Plaza Development

July 27, 2020

July 27, 2020

The Plaza at Santa Monica to be debated by Santa Monica City Council Tuesday By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica City...

Hostel on Historic Property Eyeing Expansion

June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

Hostel located on same property as 19th-century Rapp Saloon eyeing five-story expansion By Sam Catanzaro A Santa Monica hostel located...

105-Year-Old Santa Monica House Could Be Replaced by Development

June 29, 2020

June 29, 2020

Live/work development planned for 10th street in Santa Monica By Sam Catanzaro A 105-year-old house in Santa Monica is set...

Landmarks Commission Dead or Alive?

May 22, 2020

May 22, 2020

As undoubtedly you’ve heard, the City of Santa Monica and therefore its residents have entered a disastrous multi-year dive because...

SMa.r.t. Column: Out of Chaos, Rebirth!

May 14, 2020

May 14, 2020

“We’re still out here, kicking and screaming,” a resident wrote to me, repeating her email to the Planning Commission about...

Over 400 Santa Monica City Jobs, Services set to be Eliminated

May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

Santa Monica City Council to vote on Plan for the Future By Sam Catanzaro On Tuesday, Santa Monica City Council...

SMa.r.t.: We Will Be Victorious!

April 2, 2020

April 2, 2020

We enter another weekend of “don’t.” Don’t use our parks, don’t go to the beach, don’t walk on a mountain...

Construction Allowed to Continue in Santa Monica as Restrictions are Implemented

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020

Handwashing stations, social distancing recruitments for projects By Sam Catanzaro As cities like San Francisco order many construction projects to...

Prominent Developer Building 850 Santa Monica Housing Units Thanks to $150M Loan

March 9, 2020

March 9, 2020

By Toi Creel Shekhters’ WS Communities is planning to build 850 rental units in Santa Monica Madison Realty Capital is...