The sign originally said “Yes on LC, No on D.” Someone spray-painted the
words “Save SMO” on the sign. That slogan is used by backers of Measure
D, an aviation-industry backed effort to take control of city-owned Santa
“This was clearly an effort to intimidate not just one resident, but any-
one who challenges the aviation lobbies financing Measure D,’’ said
John Fairweather, chair of the Committee for Local Control of Santa
Monica Aiport Land.
Measure LC guarantees that if SMO were to close, the city-owned land could
only be used for low-density purposes: parks, playing fields, recreation
areas, and cultural/educational facilities such as those currently on SMO’s
Measure LC has been endorsed by the League of Women Voters, the Santa Monica Democratic Club, several neighborhood associations, SMRR, and every serious
City Council candidate.
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