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  1. Santa Claus Visits Santa Monica Airport with 'Naughty and Nice' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The LookOut news

    December 12, 2017 -- Santa and Mrs. Claus landed at Santa Monica Airport Sunday for a cheery quick pre-Christmas visit, bearing small gifts for those on his "nice" list but a warning for the City Council. The Council is on his "naughty" list for preparing to close SMO for two weeks over the holiday while shortening its runway and then shuttering the airport permanently to air traffic at the end of 2028.

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  2. Santa Monica Airport Tower Plays 'Critical' Role in Fire Fighting Efforts, Aviation Group SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | The LookOut news

    December 7, 2017 -- The air traffic control tower at Santa Monica Airport has been playing a "critical" role in fighting the "Skirball" fire that continued to burn Friday in the Sepulveda Pass area of Los Angeles, according to the Santa Monica Airport Association .

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  3. Wildfires Could Impact Air Quality Study at Santa Monica AirportRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 7 | The LookOut news

    December 7, 2017 -- Amid the poorest air quality in decades as fires rage around Santa Monica, City officials are determining the status of a pollution study that was set to commence at its municipal airport this week. The study -- which was scheduled during work to shorten the length of Santa Monica Airport's runway this month -- is expected to help determine the impact of air traffic, particularly jets, on air quality near Santa Monica Airport .

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  4. Tufts University Selected for Air Quality Study at Santa Monica AirportRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | The LookOut news

    December 4, 2017 Tufts University begins mobilizing to test air quality at Santa Monica Airport today, a response by the City to long-standing complaints from neighboring residents about the health impacts of air traffic, particularly from jets. The testing is meant to take advantage of the temporary closure of SMO as its single runway is reduced .

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  5. Chances to Volunteer Abound in Santa Monica During the Holiday SeasonRead the original story

    Monday Nov 20 | The LookOut news

    November 18, 2017 -- With the Holiday Season here, opportunities abound in Santa Monica to help the community's needy with donations of food, clothing and Christmas presents for youngsters. "As we head into the holiday season, consider volunteering your time, food or the below essential items," said Constance Farrell, a spokesperson for the City.

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  6. War of Words Continues After Santa Monica Airport PactRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2017 | The LookOut news

    October 3, 2017 -- City officials thought they'd brokered peace in January with a decree closing Santa Monica's embattled municipal airport by the end of 2028, while slashing jet traffic in the meantime. But it still doesn't take much to set off a war of words when it comes to the century old airport and the communities in Santa Monica and West Los Angeles that have fought for decades to see SMO closed to aviation.

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  7. Santa Monica City Council Considers Grass for Shortened Airport RunwayRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | The LookOut news

    September 29, 2017 -- The pulverized concrete left over from shortening Santa Monica Airport's runway might be returned to its earliest roots as grass. The City Council on Tuesday asked staff to study hydo-seeding, or planting grass, after removing pavement which will no longer be used when the runway is cut 1,500 feet in length -- or 750 feet from each end.

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  8. Special Pollution Study Proposed for Santa Monica AirportRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | The LookOut news

    September 19, 2017 -- The Santa Monica Airport Commission is asking the City to approve a special study of how pollution levels change before, during and after SMO closes temporarily for work on significantly reducing the length, and impact on neighbors, of its sole runway. First proposed by Airport Commissioner Suzanne Paulson, a UCLA professor and expert in analysis of pollutants in urban areas, the possible study is before the City, although whether it will garner financial or other support is not clear.

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  9. Parks Bond Measure Co-Authored by Santa Monica Lawmaker Wins Senate ApprovalRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2017 | The LookOut news

    September 18, 2017 -- A $4 billion water and parks bond co-authored by Santa Monica Assemblymember Bloom won Senate Approval last week and is headed for the Governor's signature. SB 5, which authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for a variety of water and parks projects subject to voter approval, was passed on a 54-19 vote Friday, the final day of the 2017 legislative session.

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  10. Santa Monica Volunteer Groups Deliver Mini-Freezers to VA CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The LookOut news

    August 17, 2017 -- A contingent of volunteers from two Santa Monica community groups last week helped a wave of military veterans feel more at home at the expanded West Los Angeles Veterans Administration campus. Fifty-four military veterans received mini-freezers last week from the Santa Monica Elks 906 and Santa Monica American Legion 123 for their new homes on the VA campus.

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  11. Anti-Airport Group Asks Residents to Get Genetically Tested for Jet Pollution StudyRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | The LookOut news

    August 1, 2017 -- A group trying to shut Santa Monica Airport as a pollution hazard is asking neighboring residents to seek testing for genetic vulnerabilities as part of an independent health study on jet fuel emissions. No Jets, based in West L.A., is asking residents in the proximity to SMO to seek genetic testing for an in-depth review of the health impact of ultra-fine particulates from jet fuel.

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  12. Santa Monica's Homeless Population Highest in a DecadeRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica's homeless population this year totaled 921 people, the largest number counted in a decade and a 26 percent jump over last year, according to the City's 2017 homeless count released Tuesday. The count -- conducted on Wednesday night January 25 -- reflects a significant increase that upends years of stagnant to declining numbers .

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  13. Santa Monica Joins in Dedication of April for Awareness and Prevention of Sexual AssaultRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | The LookOut news

    It is a crime authorities say is declining significantly, but is also widely under-reported and far too often leaves perpetrators on the streets and victims long traumatized. In April, advocates who work on behalf of those who've experienced sexual assault will teach awareness and the tools needed for prevention during National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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  14. Santa Monica Lawmaker's Bill to Allow Therapy Dogs in Court Wins Key VoteRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | The LookOut news

    A state bill proposed by a Santa Monica lawmaker to allow "therapy" dogs in court during witness testimony cleared a key hurdle on Tuesday, officials announced. The bill sponsored by Assembly Member Richard Bloom , passed the seven-member Assembly Committee on Public Safety unanimously, his office said.

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