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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...

Edify TV: West LA Chili Bowl Denied Historic-Cultural Status

July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

Recently LA City Council voted to deny the West LA Chili Bowl Historic-Cultural Monument, one of the oldest surviving examples...

SMa.r.t Column: Blind Upzoning’s False Promise

July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

SMa.r.t. is proud to introduce this essay by a Commissioner and former Chair of the Santa Monica Rent Control Board,...

New Plans For Offices Near Santa Monica’s Memorial Park Revealed

July 12, 2021

July 12, 2021

Designs call for nearly 40,000 square feet of office space By Toi Creel Santa Monica is getting a new look...

Low-Cost Housing? State Keeps Ignoring the New Realities

July 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

From Sacramento comes word that the median price for a single-family home in California skyrocketed by 24 percent over less...

New Historic Hotel Opens in Venice

July 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

The Venice V hotel is a lifestyle hotel right off the boardwalk, rooted in history with a modern flare. Learn...

Santa Monica Commissioners Consider Rezoning Neighborhoods

July 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

R1-zoned parcels would be the areas targeted for rezoning to make way for extra units. By Toi Creel At a...

Concrete Frame Completed for Santa Monica Offices Near E-Line

July 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

Offices will also feature ground-floor retail space. By Toi Creel Construction is underway in Santa Monica with the concrete frame...

Zone Wars: The Return Of Common Sense

June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021

Zoning has been an accelerating controversial issue, especially when weighing the acceptable levels of local municipal control versus State control....