By Jodi Summers Have you ever had to go inside because of the noise from a plane around Santa Monica Airport? Now you can stalk the offending airplane and file complaints regarding plane noise & safety on the SMO Webtrak WebTrak is a truly entertaining application that allows you to watch the movement of […]

edited by Jodi Summers What would you like to do with Santa Monica Airport? The contract with the FAA concludes on 2015, and what happens with SMO after that may be up to you. The City of Santa Monica, the Rand Corporation and Point C are beginning a study to discern the “best use” for […]

By Jodi Summers When you arrive @ LAX you know you’ve come to someplace interesting. Step outside, and palm trees sway pleasantly in the breeze and then there’s that spaceship like building in the middle. There aren’t a whole lot of other structures in the world that look like the LAX Theme Building. It’s an […]

From: Zina Josephs – Friends of Sunset Park Subject: WRITING CONGRESS RE THE FAA “TEST” Those affected by the FAA “test” flight path may wish to use the sample letter below to write to Congressional representatives. You can edit, cut and paste, etc., to include pollution, quality of life, or the concern of your choice. […]

by Jodi Summers Are we coming out of our recession? Perhaps when it comes to condos. From July 2008 – July 2009 condo prices in Santa Monica were up by 11% to a current median sale price of $685,500. But truly, is it just about the price of what sells in any given month? In […]

  In a quest to update you on Santa Monica’s landmarks, allow up to tantelize you with Santa Monica Landmark 80. – The Quonset hut @ 829 Broadway.   QUONSET HUTS + WWII IN SANTA MONICA   World War II had special significance in Santa Monica, but the City forgot to landmark the Douglas plant […]