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Santa Monica Council Looks for Updated Community Benefits in Hospital Expansion Project
December 9, 2016 -- No official action was taken Tuesday, but Santa Monica City Council members and residents addressed what they would like to see in a complex expansion project proposed by Providence Saint John's Health Center.

Lawrence Picked as Santa Monica Interim City Attorney
December 9, 2016 -- While the City Council searches for the first new head of Santa Monica’s legal department in more than 20 years, longtime Assistant City Attorney Joseph Lawrence will fill that role on an interim basis beginning December 31.

Santa Monica College Foundation Receives $1 Million Grant
December 9, 2016 -- What began as an after-class conversation over pie and coffee four decades ago has led to a $1 million gift for the Santa Monica College Foundation.


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Santa Monica Council Orders Review of NMS Holdings
December 8, 2016 -- The City Council on Tuesday ordered a review of Santa Monica's dealings with its largest local housing developer after a judge found evidence of wrongdoing during a recent contract dispute with a Boston developer.

Santa Monica City Council Reconsiders Public Vote on Development
December 8, 2016 -- Trying to mend fences after the defeat of a contentious slow-growth measure in November’s election, the Santa Monica City Council on Tuesday ordered staff to study giving voters final say on major development proposals or requiring a council super majority for approval.

Santa Monica College Debate Team Takes First Place
December 8, 2016 -- Santa Monica College's (SMC) debating team took first place this weekend at the Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association Fall Championships tournament, school officials announced this week.

Santa Monica Decides to Delay Court Fight Over Airport Tenant’s Eviction
December 7, 2016 -- Sparking complaints about its resolve to close Santa Monica Airport, the City has decided to delay until early January a fight it started in October to evict key aviation-related tenants.

Santa Monica Set to Offer Deep Discounts for Young Bus Riders
December 7, 2016 -- Santa Monica is expected to offer deeper than ever discounts to young bus riders in 2017 after a temporary price cut triggered a record rise in use among high school students despite otherwise lagging ridership.

Santa Monica Pico Center to Hold Fundraising Mixer
December 7, 2016 -- Santa Monica's Pico Youth and Family Center (PYFC) will hold a holiday mixer Saturday to raise money for coding classes for underserved youth.

Theft and Similar Crimes Jump More Than 50 Percent Near Santa Monica Expo Line
December 6, 2016 -- Incidents of theft, burglary and shoplifting have jumped 54 percent along the Expo Line in Santa Monica since the arrival of passenger train service in May, police said Monday.

Santa Monica Defends High City Salaries as Key to Quality Services
December 6, 2016 -- Reacting to new public scrutiny of Santa Monica City government salaries -- among the highest in the state -- City Manager Rick Cole has posted a defense saying the reports are “true, but misleading” and fail to consider the high quality of services delivered.

Picture of David Cline Santa Monica High Graduate Victim of Oakland Fire
December 6, 2016 -- Santa Monica High School graduate David Cline has been identified as one of at least 36 victims killed in a fire that swept through an Oakland warehouse last week.

Path Toward New Santa Monica Development Measure Could Begin This Week
December 5, 2016 -- The wide-margin defeat of Measure LV in last month's Santa Monica election could just be the first stage in a path toward putting voters in charge of at least some development decisions in this city.

Santa Monica Beach Restoration Project Wild Beach Coming to Santa Monica
December 5, 2016 -- A pilot project is underway to transform a three-acre portion of Santa Monica’s beach near the Annenberg Community Beach House into an area where wildlife can thrive.

Carl Reiner, Tippi Hedren to Appear at Santa Monica Library
December 5, 2016 -- Carl Reiner, who has been entertaining audiences for decades in film, televsion and print, and Hollywood legend Tippi Hedren, best known for her leading role in Hitchcock's masterpiece "The Birds," will discuss their new books at the Santa Monica Library this month.

Court Dispute Between Developers Spills into Santa Monica City Council Chambers
December 2, 2016 -- Following a judge's ruling against NMS Properties that included allegations of forgery and perjury, a Santa Monica City Council member is calling for a review of the developer's agreements with the City.

Santa Monica to Continue Non-Enforcement of Immigration Laws, Police Chief Says
December 2, 2016 -- President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to crack down on illegal immigration will have no effect on Santa Monica’s long-held policy not to enforce immigration laws, Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks wrote in a statement that appears on the City’s website.

Santa Monica Library to Stage 'Community Performance' of Riley's 'In C'
December 2, 2016 -- The score is only one page and any number of musicians can participate in a performance that can last from 15 minutes to more than an hour.

Santa Monica Lawmaker to Introduce Legislation After Mountain Lion Attacks
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December 1, 2016 -- A Santa Monica state lawmaker said Thursday that he is introducing legislation that could help spare a death sentence for mountain lions like the five-year-old male puma suspected of killing scores of farm animals in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Nearly 2,000 Buildings in Santa Monica at Risk in Earthquake
December 1, 2016 -- Nearly 2,000 buildings are at risk of major damage in Santa Monica when the next big earthquake hits, and as many as 80 percent of them are apartment buildings constructed in the 1950s and 1960s, a City report released Tuesday found.

Santa Monica Offers Literary Events Starting This Month
December 1, 2016 -- If you enjoy the art of poetry or have a novel that needs polishing, Santa Monica is offering several events of interest starting this month.

Santa Monica Airport Operations Slowly Rise, Report Finds
November 30, 2016 -- Despite the decades-old fight to close Santa Monica Airport (SMO) to aviation, take offs and landings there are continuing a five-year pattern of overall increases, a new report has found.

Part of I-10 Westbound in Santa Monica to be Temporarily Closed
November 30, 2016 -- An already teeth-grindingly busy section of the I-10 freeway in Santa Monica will soon close on a temporary basis for sign replacement, City officials announced this week.

Santa Monica College Music Students to Offer Holiday Sounds and More
November 30, 2016 -- Santa Monica College (SMC) music students will offer seasonal standards as well as musical styles ranging from classical to funk during a series of December concerts, college officials announced.

 
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