Column: Regulating Medium-Term Rentals

By Avi Sinai Last month Santa Monica City Council announced that it is considering stricter regulations against ‘medium-term rentals.’ This is just one decision in...

Ana Maria Jara Appointed to Santa Monica City Council

Longtime Santa Monica resident chosen to replace Tony Vazquez.  By Sam Catanzaro  Tuesday might, Ana Maria Jara was appointed as the newest member of Santa Monica...

10 New Bills That Will Impact the Westside

Looking legislation former Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law before leaving office. By Tor Marom 2019 has finally come around, and with it, many new...

So Now What?

The case was tried, the decision is in, and the City lost. The judge has ordered that all future City Council elections be district...

City Council declares vacant seat after accepting Vazquez’s resignation

Application now open to public. By Staff Writer At their regular meeting on Tuesday, January 8, Santa Monica City Council accepted Councilmember Tony Vazquez’s...

Edify TV Video: Venice Homeless Shelter

By Edify TV After much debate, discussion and concern, a 154-bed temporary homeless shelter is coming to the heart of Venice. Find out more about...

City Council to Discuss Filling Vazquez Vacancy

Councilmember Vazeuqz submits letter of resignation after winning seat on Board of Equalization.  By Staff Writer  At their regular meeting on Tuesday, January 8, Santa Monica City...

Should Undocumented Have All Rights? Brown Said No

There is a school of thought, mostly pushed by Latino activist politicians, which says undocumented immigrants contribute to American life and prosperity and therefore...

‘It Will Be Gargantuan’: Seven figure estimate given on legal fees City would...

Plantiff attorney in voting rights case against the City of Santa Monica gives estimate. By Sam Catanzaro  An attorney representing the plaintiffs in a voting rights...

Santa Monica’s Top Stories of 2018

2018 was a busy year in Santa Monica's news cycle. While the familiar topics of development and homelessness dominated headlines, new conversations and debates...