by Jodi Summers The residents of Santa Monica tend to think they live in their own little self-contained city, with its own government, business economy, water supply and elitest real estate process. Those on the outside of the “Republic of Santa Monica” see this city by the sea – with a daytime population of 250,000 […]

by Jodi Summers It is election season. At the recent Santa Monica Squirm Night candidates for three sets of City positions were grilled by editors and guests of the Santa Monica Daily Press newspaper. As a city, we are blessed to have so many competent candidates to choose from. But, it was one of the […]  

Join us for an interactive community workshop. Experience the facility, explore the site and discuss the uses proposed by the community. Community Workshop #1 Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014 Time: 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Refreshments 9:00 a.m. Civic Working Group Meeting & Workshop Begins 1:30 p.m. Meeting & Workshop Adjourns Location: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium […]

by Jodi Summers Do you know how to swim out of a rip current? Now you’ll be able to learn over cocktails, because the information will be on your drink coaster. The Los Angeles County Surf Life Saving Association (LACoSLSA) has created an ocean safety awareness campaign to remind beachgoers of the dangers of rip […]

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