Why We’re Here

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000005177 StartFragment:0000003164 EndFragment:0000005141 The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right, and were it left to me to decide whether we should have a govetnment without newspapers or newspapers without a government I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter. I hold it that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and... Read More

Whither…Happy New Year

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000006450 StartFragment:0000002294 EndFragment:0000006414 By Ava Tramer Beaches Partly cloudy Highs: 67-72; Lows: 48-51 Inland Mostly sunny Highs: 67-75; Lows: 41-42 Deserts Clouds and sun Highs: 71-76; Lows: 48-49 And Santa Monica… Dear Diary, Here are my New Years Resolutions for 2010. 1. Be nicer to Scott.  Just because he’s not a great next door neighbor, it doesn’t make it ok for me to leave my trash... Read More

Our Town, Our Call

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000169 EndHTML:0000024616 StartFragment:0000002866 EndFragment:0000024580 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/Chaos At frequent intervals, during discussions of the revision of the land use and circulation elements of the General Plan (LUCE), the City’s Planning Director, Eileen Fogerty, notes that our residential  neighborhoods, which amounts to 94 percent of Santa Monica, ,  will not be revised. As Hemingway... Read More


Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000004817 StartFragment:0000002293 EndFragment:0000004781 By Ava Tramer Beaches Mostly sunny Highs: 61-66; Lows: 43-53 Inland Partly cloudy Highs: 63-69; Lows: 33-44 Deserts Sunny with occasional clouds Highs: 62-71; Lows: 39-50 And Santa Monica… This week holds in store weather ungalore. It may rain early on, but by Christmas, rain’ll be gone! Clouds will blow through and bring presents for you, Gifts... Read More

TIME: Jet Noise Is Major Health Hazard

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000196 EndHTML:0000004569 StartFragment:0000002386 EndFragment:0000004533 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/According%20to%20Time%20Magazine According to Time Magazine/CNN, a study shows that airport noise increases the risk of strokes. A story in the December 15 issue ,  says, in part, “Living under a flight path can seriously damage your health. German researchers have discovered that people who are... Read More

Mid City Residents to Meet

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000190 EndHTML:0000004862 StartFragment:0000002379 EndFragment:0000004826 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/Of%20the%20area%20vewtweeb Residents in the mid-City area have scheduled a community meetimg in the Yahoo Center food court  at 7 p.m. Monday, December 21. The area organization, Mid-City Neighbors, has been defunct for several years. Its revival will be discussed at the meeting. Also on the evening’s... Read More

Arcana Books: Oasis In The Hubub

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000168 EndHTML:0000006597 StartFragment:0000002360 EndFragment:0000006561 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/BEST Without question, Arcana Books is the most interesting store on the Third Street Promenade, and one of the most interesting stores in the Los Angeles area. In the midst of the semi- up-scale chain stores that dominate the Promenade and all the other shopping centers in the region, Arcana is unique,... Read More

It’ll Be Noisy, But It’s Just A Movie

Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000190 EndHTML:0000004963 StartFragment:0000002379 EndFragment:0000004927 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/It%E2%80%99ll%20Be%20Noisy According tu Santa Monica Airport Manager Bob Trimborn, today (Wednesday), between noon and 1 p.m. three Marine Corps CH-46 Sea Knight helicopters will overfly the City of Santa Monica on a southeasterly line from near the Pier  to the Airport where they will land briefly, They... Read More


Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000234 EndHTML:0000005703 StartFragment:0000002425 EndFragment:0000005667 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/If%20you%E2%80%99ve%20%20livrd%20here%20for%20any%20length%20of%20time The City staff ’s scheduled a “community meeting” tonight, but it doesn’t seem to want us to actually  show up. Notices were sent only to those people who receive all notices. There’s been   virtually no press coverage... Read More


Share with othersTweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000004731 StartFragment:0000002293 EndFragment:0000004695 By Ava Tramer Beaches Partly cloudy Highs: 61-68; Lows: 46-51 Inland Mostly cloudy Highs: 69-71; Lows: 37-41 Deserts Clouds Highs: 67-72; Lows: 45-49 And Santa Monica… I bring you great tidings and joy.  And boring weather.  This year, surprises are most likely to be found sitting wrapped in paper and ribbon under your trees and menorahs, not in the... Read More


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