The LookOut


July 2001

7-31--Both Sides Stuck on Child Care Raises
7-31--Greens Announce Intention to Establish Formal Party
7-31--A Night Out With the SMPD
7-30--Pomp and Special Circumstances
7-30--Council Wrap Up: Moving Performers and Other Issues of Note
7-30--CRIME PATROL -- Robberies Mark Mid-July: Suspects Use Guns, Physical Force
7-30--LETTERS -- Junk email, Waging Battle and a 650-year-old Ordinance
WHAT I SAY -- Family Reunion
7-26--EXTRA!!!--City, Gump Sign Lease for Boathouse Site
7-26--Takin' it to the Streets: Both Sides of Living Wage Battle for Voters' Souls
7-26--Big Night for the Union
7-26--Trader Joe's Lays Out Plans, but Some Residents Aren't Buying
7-25--Second Traffic Fatality This Month
7-25--Vabel Reed, Longtime Pico Activist. Dies at 85
7-25--Living Wage Supporters Go on the Offensive
7-24--City Sues Prominent Developer, Much to His Surprise
7-24--Trader Joe's to Unveil Plans for Second Santa Monica Store
7-24--Henna: Not Exactly Performance Art
7-23--And the winner is...
7-23--Dusting off the Past
7-23--Making the Case for a Political Emergency
7-19--School Board Continues Strategic Planning Process
7-19--WHAT I SAY -- Good Seats
7-19--EXTRA!!!--San Francisco Rent Control Decision Could Be Felt in Santa Monica
7-18--Businesses Appeal Preferential Parking Decision
7-18--Mexico's Foreign Minister Addresses Union Convention; Protesters Descend on Loews
7-17--SPECIAL REPORT--Piering Into The Future
In recent weeks the family owned Boathouse restaurant became ground zero for a heated political battle over the soul of the landmark pier. The Lookout takes an in depth look at what's at stake.

7-17--Bodies of Two Men Found Sunday

Crime Patrol -- Assualts, Robberies and Flying Pool Balls Mark Fisrt Week of July

7-16--State Court Lets Granny Flats Ruling Stand
Lots of Debate Adds Up to New Math Books
7-16--LETTERS -- Suspicious Initiatives, Keeping the Boathouse Afloat and a Dangerous Crossing
7-16--And the Winner is...

7-13--Stuck in the Middle, School Board Moves Madison Theater Project Forward
7-13--Into the Wilds of City Politics, New Commissioner May be a Natural
7-13--WHAT I SAY -- Happy Birthday, Santa Monica
7-13--Picnic Celebrates City's Past
7-12--EXTRA!!!--Bubba Gump Lands Boathouse Site
7-12--Council Update: City Council Tackles Initiative Reform and a Host of Issues During 8-Hour Public Hearing

7-11--Council Delays Wage Vote; Battles Lines are Drawn
7-11--Council Delays Pier Appointments; Paves Way for Bubba Gump
7-11--EXTRA!!!--Third Officer Charged With Workers Comp. Fraud
7-11--Pacific Shore Hotel Becomes Second Union Shop in City
7-11--Return of a Ghost from Pier's Past
7-10--Pedestrian Killed Crossing Ocean Avenue
7-9--LETTER -- Sink Gump, Former Mayor Urges

7-10--Trial Date Set for SMPD Officer and Civilian Charged with Fraud
7-10--TRANSIT MALL UPDATE: Next Stop 4th Street
7-10--No, Really, Parking Can Be Fun
7-10--BAYSIDE BUSINESS -- Filling in the Spaces

7-9--Council Pier Appointments Could Delay Bubba Gump Lease

7-9--Crime Drops for Seventh Straight Year

7-9--Crime Patrol -- Physical Attacks Mark Early Days of Summer

7-9--LETTERS -- Loui Loui: Official Version
7-9--MORE LETTERS -- The VERITAS about Genser, Living in SMMROVIA and Subterranean Garagesick Blues

7-6--April Death Was Homicide
7-6--Fourth of July Draws Large Crowds to Beach
7-6--WHAT I SAY -- Loui Loui, He Gotta Go
7-4--Food for Thought: City Serves up Lunch and Vision of Civic Center's Future
7-4--Veritas Untruths: Councilman Genser Sets Record Straight
7-3--School Board Adopts New Budget
7-3--Crime Patrol
7-3--Tourism Bureau Taps Insider for Top Post
7-2--Ambitious Plan for Downtown Parking
7-2--Best Kept Secret to Avoid Downtown Parking Crunch
7-2--Man Killed Near Promenade
7-2--LETTERS--A Brave Council, Defining the American Dream and One Bright Bulb

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