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SMa.r.t. Column: Our Brave New World: How the Residents Can Help Realize Their Goals

November 27, 2020

November 27, 2020

As the weather chills, we enter a Holiday Season like no other that the City of Santa Monica has seen...

SMa.r.t. Column: Saving Our History Building

November 20, 2020

November 20, 2020

SMart has always looked for ways to do more with less and to live within our means on our way...

SMa.r.t. Column: Election’s Over–Let’s get to Work

November 13, 2020

November 13, 2020

The extraordinary results of our municipal election signal a deep desire, by many residents, for a change in the city’s...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Big Upset

November 9, 2020

November 9, 2020

Dear Faithful readers of the SMart Column, For over seven years you have loaned us your attention about City planning,...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Opportunity to Re-unite the Residents with their City”

October 29, 2020

October 29, 2020

As election season draws to a close, we are all deciding on how to best to provide for our city’s,...

SMa.r.t. Column: Santa Monica’s Divine Comedy

October 25, 2020

October 25, 2020

[SMa.r.t. originally published this article four years ago. We believe it remains current, with slight alterations. The elections, in the...

City Council Endorsements: Santa Monica Needs a Change

October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020

Santa Monica City Council endorsements from the Santa Monica Mirror The following are two endorsement articles from Santa Monica Mirror...

SMa.r.t. Column: Which Santa Monica Do You Prefer to Live & Work In?

October 18, 2020

October 18, 2020

Santa Monica’s Governance  Last I heard, we are a country “by the people and for the people.” But Santa Monica...

Column: Santa Monica–A Broken System

October 9, 2020

October 9, 2020

What do all of us want? We want what we used to have and what everyone longs to get back...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Future of Our City Is At Stake

October 4, 2020

October 4, 2020

On 2003, we embarked on the LUCE (Land Use Circulation Element) – a planning process outlining the future of our...