Whither…Happy New Year

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 … Continue reading →

Our Town, Our Call

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 … Continue reading →


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 … Continue reading →

TIME: Jet Noise Is Major Health Hazard

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 … Continue reading →

Mid City Residents to Meet

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 … Continue reading →

Arcana Books: Oasis In The Hubub

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 … Continue reading →

It’ll Be Noisy, But It’s Just A Movie

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 … Continue reading →


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 … Continue reading →


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 … Continue reading →