Democratic Statewide Candidates Forum

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000212 EndHTML:0000004383 StartFragment:0000002400 EndFragment:0000004347 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/emocratic%20%20Statewide%20Candidates%20%20Forum On fheir way to the state’s June  primary, many of the Democratic candidates will spend Sunday afternoon, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Olympic High School Cafeteria at  721 Ocean Park Blvd. in Santa Monica. Santa Monica) The forum is being  sponsored by: Santa Monica Democratic... Read More

Whither…surprise

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000006279 StartFragment:0000002296 EndFragment:0000006243 By Ava Tramer Beaches Mostly sunny with some showers Highs: 62-70; Lows: 45-53 Inland Partly cloudy Highs: 62-72; Lows: 37-40 Deserts Mostly sunny Highs: 62-72; Lows: 37-45 And Santa Monica… Commericials fade out.  Focus on announcer: “Welcome back, I’m Rob Coastos.  We return now to the ultimate test of ability, and with only three players left in this... Read More

The People’s Choice

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000004601 StartFragment:0000002294 EndFragment:0000004565 By Susan Hartley Santa Monica is up for grabs again.  Forget about residents’ votes in the most recent election.  Forget about democracy.  That doesn’t happen in Santa Monica.  SMRR and the developers are at it again. Ted Winterer was the obvious choice for Herb Katz’s seat last year because he received the next most votes in the November 2008 election. ... Read More

Who’s Confused?

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000176 EndHTML:0000009927 StartFragment:0000002368 EndFragment:0000009891 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/Word%20Game1 According to a recent headline in SurfSantaMonica – “Multiple Development Agreements Confusing Public, McKeown Says” City  Councilman Kevin McKeown prides himself on listening to  and responding to residents. But, in this instance, not only did he misread residents’ state of mind, and, manage,... Read More

Council’s ClearChoice

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000407 EndHTML:0000011206 StartFragment:0000002599 EndFragment:0000011170 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/Though%20there%20are%20seven%20candidates%20for%20%20vacant%20seat%20on%20the%20%20City%20Council%20ar%20ib%20rge%20City%20Councilcabdifates%20xavr%20rgecavaavct%20on%20the%20City%20Council%20romlu%20yjtrr%20of%20thrm%20are%20apt%20yo%20idates Though there are seven candidates for  the vacant seat on the Santa Monica... Read More

Doing the Math for City Hall

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000014204 StartFragment:0000002297 EndFragment:0000014168 Jeanne Laurie Sunset Park Recent development proposals make it obvious that they would be a dramatic burdens to the people in the neighborhood and the people of Santa Monica There is already far too much traffic in Santa Monica, and especially along the Olympic Corridor.  The traffic now is at road rage levels.  It isn’t a figure of speech, it is a fact that pedestrian... Read More

To the Editor

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000006695 StartFragment:0000002297 EndFragment:0000006659 February 13, 2010 Dear Councilmembers, I’m writing this only on my own behalf, not any organization. As you consider your decision on appointing someone to fill the vacant Council seat, I hope you will think seriously about Ted Winterer. I first met Ted when he was president of the Ocean Park Association and got to know him better when OPA organized the annual Main Street... Read More

Red Cross Gives Hand To Local Fire Victims .

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000220 EndHTML:0000005489 StartFragment:0000002410 EndFragment:0000005453 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/peggyclifford/Documents/Red%20Cross%20Gives%20Hand%20To%20Local%20Fire%20Victims The American Red Cross of Santa Monica went to the aid of  victims of an apartment building fire, in response to a Fire Department call-out Friday afternoon. The fire started in a carport at the rear of the 24-unit building in the 200 block of Washington Avenue. ... Read More

Coordinating Kids and Cars f

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000004862 StartFragment:0000002294 EndFragment:0000004826 At John Adams Middle School, “A period” starts at 7:30, and the regular school day begins at 8:19 a.m. Approximately 140 students use the 20th and Pearl crosswalks each day. Santa Monica College enrollment was approximately 37,000 in the fall of 2009. The SMC’s spring semester begins today. The board of directos of Friends of Sunset Park, the neighborhood’s... Read More

Airport Air Quality Examined

Tweet Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000105 EndHTML:0000004818 StartFragment:0000002295 EndFragment:0000004782 The Santa Monica Airport Commission will hold its annual Environmental Workshop on Monday, February 22, at 7:30 P.M. in City Council Chambers in City Hall. Presentations by Dr. Rod Merl, Airport Administrator, City of Santa Monica, on issues related to aviation air quality and the regulatory environment affecting aviation and airports will be featured · Professor Susanne... Read More