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Category: Development


Controversial Housing Bill SB 50 is Back

January 8, 2020

January 8, 2020

Sen. Scott Wiener offers amended version of bill that would override local control for housing developments near transit and job...

The Virtues of a Low-Rise City

December 27, 2019

December 27, 2019

[Please note: Ron Goldman’s article from last week has a Part 2, which will be published next week] For several...

Aahs! Gift Store Closing

December 11, 2019

December 11, 2019

Santa Monica, West Hollywood locations closing By Sam Catanzaro Aahs, the company behind the popular gift and costume store with...

Santa Monica’s Rip City Skate Pegged For Demolishment

December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019

Dogtown-era skate shop looking to relocate By Sam Catanzaro Rip City Skates opened its doors in 1978 in Santa Monica...

Santa Monica 3rd Most Expensive Place to Buy a Home in U.S.

November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

90402 zip code has a median home price of over $4M  By Sam Catanzaro It is no secret that real...

Santa Monica’s New Trader Joe’s Opening Saturday Across From Whole Foods

November 15, 2019

November 15, 2019

Market to open Sunday By Sam Catanzaro On Saturday Santa Monica will get its second Trader Joe’s, across the street...

New City Administration Building: Sustainable Design or Vanity Project?

November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

Santa Monica’s residents may have noticed a new office structure that is nearing completion adjacent to our historic City Hall....

Can Major Overhaul Revive Third Street Promenade?

November 11, 2019

November 11, 2019

Council moves forward with Promenade 3.0 By Sam Catanzaro Looking to revive one of its primary tourist attractions, the City...

Third Street Promenade 3.0 project, Westside Wine tasting events: Santa Monica Westside Local Show November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

Santa Monica Westside Local Show – November 8th 2019 – all your local news and events in under 5 minutes.*...

Six Big Lies Keeping the Real Estate Bubble Inflated (Part 2)

November 8, 2019

November 8, 2019

Last week’s SMa.r.t. article was from a guest columnist, Dick Platkin,  who is writing about the Big Lies that the...