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Category: Santa Monica


Applications Open to Fill Vacant Santa Monica City Council Seat

June 3, 2021

June 3, 2021

June 22 deadline for applications to replace outgoing Councilmember Kevin McKeown  By Sam Catanzaro The application process is now open...

Proposal to Study Creating More Westside Shelters Passes City Council

May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021

Los Angeles City Council gives green light to conduct feasibility study By Sam Catanzaro Lawmakers have approved Councilmember Mike Bonin’s...

Man Arrested After Parking Illegally With Gun in Plain View While at Santa Monica Starbucks

May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021

Santa Monica police make arrest near Starbucks on Main and Olympic A man was arrested after parking in the red...

Wolfgang Knabe Appointed as Interim Santa Monica Fire Chief

May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021

Former LAFD and LAPD officer to replace Chief Bill Walker By Sam Catanzaro Wolfgang Knabe, a former Marine, LAFD firefighter...

SMa.r.t. Column: Community vs Commodity

May 27, 2021

May 27, 2021

The cost of housing in a capitalist society is primarily determined by who owns it. While housing can be bought,...

Councilmember Kevin McKeown Abruptly Announces Retirement

May 26, 2021

May 26, 2021

Retirement will be effective as of June 11  By Sam Catanzaro Longtime Santa Monica City Councilmember Kevin McKeown abruptly announced...

Pacific Park Celebrates 25th Anniversary

May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021

May 26 anniversary for Pacific Park By Chad Winthrop After 15 million guests and 60 million rides, Pacific Park on...

SMPD and PAL Host Inaugural Rick Crocker Challenge Run

May 25, 2021

May 25, 2021

Inaugural event in memory of fallen SMPD Officer and Marine Rick Crocker By Sam Catanzaro The Inaugural Rick Crocker Challenge...

Opinion: A Man, a Mural, and a Mess

May 22, 2021

May 22, 2021

By Will South A mural is being covered over inside the historic landmark Santa Monica City Hall building. This decision...

SMa.r.t. Column: Everyone Has a Plan……

May 21, 2021

May 21, 2021

In the summer of 2010 your City adopted its Land Use and Circulation element (LUCE). This legal document, a product...