• Santa Monica Daily Press
    Sacramento lawmakers on July 27 will begin voting on controversial land-use and housing bills that rushed through initial approvals, and which critics say promote unaffordability during the worst housing crisis in state history.
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    The Santa Monica Police Department has arrested Drew Miller for throwing a full 40-ounce glass bottle at the back of the head of a peace officer during the civil unrest and rioting in the City of Santa Monica on May 31. According to SMPD, the large glass ...
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    The City Council has abandoned plans to amend the city charter this year that would have restructured authorization for various boards and commissions.
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    The Santa Monica Conservancy recently recognized eight exemplary contributors who excelled in preserving Santa Monica’s architectural and cultural heritage thanks to work related to restoration, adaptive reuse or renovation.
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    The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District will begin next school year utilizing a distance-learning format, but district leaders retain hope that students will be able to return to school on a full-time basis once safer-at-home orders ease.
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    Black Lives Matter Week of Action will now be celebrated during the first week of February by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.
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    Thousands of members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America and guests have gathered in Baltimore, Maryland, from July 5 to July 8 for the.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Luis Lopez moved his barbershop to a bigger location with three more chairs and more than twice the rent. Then, when the coronavirus pandemic hit, he had to close, plunk down more cash for upgrades to health safety standards and wait for officials to allow salons to reopen.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The City of Santa Monica today issued two updates to its local emergency declaration for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) extending the eviction moratorium for residential tenants and some commercial tenants,
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    The City’s We Are Santa Monica Fund, originally limited to COVID-19 community relief, expands today to permit donors to earmark their donations to advance a Black Agenda in Santa Monica.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    We would like to wish Rick Cole a warm welcome to Santa Monica as our new City Manager. His lifelong career in public policy and civic engagement will be a tremendous asset to our community.
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The City of Santa Monica today issued two updates to its local emergency declaration for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) extending...
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    Their curation of vintage black media is expert, inspired and compelling. First off I ate up a string of old B&W music videos they proffered, starting with Millie Small’s iconic “My Boy Lollipop,” then a Johnny Nash and a John Holt,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    One way you can help sustain Laemmle Theatres now, while movie houses still can’t open, is by watching the films they’re showing via Virtual Cinema. In this case, I’ll direct you to one, in particular,
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    If you only visit the Library to check-out books or DVDs, you’re missing a huge part of what Santa Monica... Hello, Santa Monica. In the off chance you’ve not stopped by the Main Library and ...
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    The Rent Control Board Thursday will attempt to tackle an unintended consequence of Proposition 13 and Santa Monica’s booming real...
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    Kristin McCowan, a native Santa Monican, has been appointed to the City Council for four months to fill the vacancy created when Greg Morena resigned last month. McCowan is the only Black woman on the council and her appointment gives women a 4 – 3 majority on the council for the first time in the city’s history.
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    But our City Council has decided, true to their habit, to throw money, another six figures toward outside consultants who will study the situation and report back. (“Analyses by independent professionals with expertise about the subject matter under investigation are an effective tool to help the city do better in the future,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    In an attempt to follow recent state and local health recommendations amidst a surge of Los Angeles County Covid-19 cases, district staff will recommend that SMMUSD adopt a model that calls for students to learn from the safety of their homes,
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  • Santa Monica Daily Press
    During this difficult and unprecedented time, the Rotary Club of Santa Monica has remained committed to the well-being of our community and have awarded multiple grants to deserving organizations for COVID-19 Relief.
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