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Category: Opinion


SMa.r.t. Column: Civic Center Field Saga – Part 2

September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

Last week’s article covered the start of the community effort to get a new multipurpose sports field at the corner...

Letter to the Editor: The City Has Been Dealt a Losing Hand

September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019

Submitted by Ron Goldman In response to our article, “Trumped by Our City Council” published in this paper 8/30/2019, in...

SMa.r.t. Column: The Civic Center Field Saga

September 6, 2019

September 6, 2019

Many of you may have seen the green fence around the former Civic Center parking lot at the corner of...

Desalination Loses More Urgency In Hyper-wet Winter

September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019

Desalination began to lose its urgency among Californians and their public officials two years ago, after the drought-busting winter of...

Op-ed: We Are “Aces,” Not “Trumped”

September 4, 2019

September 4, 2019

By Kevin McKeown, Santa Monica City Councilmember A recent opinion piece in this paper compared local politics to Trump’s Washington....

SMa.r.t. Column: “Trumped” by Our Own City Council

August 30, 2019

August 30, 2019

Our Country is in crisis- on both the national and local level. In both instances, the populace is polarized and...

Letter to the Editor: Optimism to Solve Homelessness

August 29, 2019

August 29, 2019

By Candace Fernandez  To the general population, poverty seems an insurmountable task, for we’ve convinced ourselves our impact lacks power...

Big Housing Action Imminent Despite Past Votes

August 27, 2019

August 27, 2019

California voters have often made it clear they don’t much care for efforts by the state to interfere with free...

Back in the Day: Main St. ‘81

August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

While in the process of remodeling my studio, complete with many drawings and papers in storage boxes, I came upon...

Letter to the Editor: Protecting Low-Income Seniors

August 11, 2019

August 11, 2019

Submitted by Danielle Charney POD (Preserve Our Diversity), is a program created to address the needs of very low and...