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  1. Santa Monica Group Says Countya s Decision on Syringe Policy a "Setback"Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | The LookOut news

    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' decision last week not to institute a major drug and syringe take-back program funded by pharmaceutical companies has angered various organizations, including Santa Monica-based Heal the Bay. The water quality watchdog called the decision "a setback" and "bad news," but hopes the proposal will have a better chance of passage after November, when two of the three supervisors who supported a less-aggressive plan leave office due to term limits.

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  2. Opening of Santa Monica's California Incline DelayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | The LookOut news

    The reopening of Santa Monica's newly reconstructed California incline has been delayed until the end of summer, City officials announced last week. The new reopening date, which will be announced in late July, will allow crews to complete the reconstruction of the Pedestrian Overcrossing -- which provides, pedestrian access to the beach from Palisades Park -- and the Idaho Trail, officials said.

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  3. Olympics Could Come to Santa Monica in 2024Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Don't go looking for tickets quite yet because it's a long way from being official, but at least three Summer Olympic events could take place in Santa Monica in 2024. A presentation will be made to the Planning Commission next month about men's and women's beach volleyball being held in the bayside city of 93,640.

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  4. Santa Monica Emergency Response Improves, Officials SayRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | The LookOut news

    A consolidated dispatch system begun last year has improved emergency response in Santa Monica, Communications Administrator Chris Herron told the City Council on Tuesday. With the combining of fire/medical and police dispatch services along with the filling of job vacancies that followed the change, the number of emergency calls answered within 10 seconds has increased from 80.9 percent in 2015 to 89.5 percent this year through May, Herron said.

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  5. Santa Monica-Malibu School District Starts Search for New SuperintendentRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The LookOut news

    With weeks left before the superintendent's departure, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is seeking public imput on a replacement at two sessions Thursday night. Parents, students, educators and others from the community are invited to meetings tonight from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at John Muir Elementary School in Santa Monica and at Malibu High School, said SMMUSD spokesperson Gail Pinsker.

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  6. Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus Ushers in Major ChangesRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Those out on the town this weekend can hop a Big Blue Bus cab to or from the 17th St./Santa Monica College Expo Station as part of a new on-demand service that kicks off Friday night. Blue at Night will offer residents and visitors improved first-last mile connections on Friday and Saturday nights from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. for $3.

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  7. Police Arrest Suspect in Santa Monica's Second Homicide of YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Police on Tuesday reported the arrest of a member of the U.S. Navy in the beating and stabbing death of a Santa Monica resident this weekend. Theo Andrew Krah, 28, of San Diego was taken into custody in the San Diego County area and booked on homicide charges Monday by Santa Monica police detectives, said SMPD Lt.

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  8. Suspect Pleads not Guilty in Santa Monica Weapons CaseRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Howell is charged with one felony count each of unlawful possession of an assault weapon, possession of a destructive device on a public street and manufacturing or importing a high-power magazine, as well as one misdemeanor count of carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle. Howell was taken into custody by Santa Monica police after knocking on a Santa Monica resident's door and windows early Sunday, telling responding authorities he was headed to the Gay Pride parade.

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  9. Santa Monica Council Orders Study of LUVE InitiativeRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Faced with a November 8 ballot measure that places most new development in Santa Monica in the hands of voters, the City Council on Tuesday rejected calls to adopt the LUVE initiative and instead ordered a 28-day study of the measure. The Council voted 6-to-0 for a City-conducted report on the provisions in the complex measure, which is formally titled the Land Use Voter Empowerment initiative.

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  10. Alcohol on the Menu for Santa Monica Planning Commission MeetingRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Two unrelated Santa Monica businesses will be asking the Planning Commission on Wednesday for the right to serve customers alcohol. Doing the asking are the Loews Broadway 4 Theater on the Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Brew Works, which is the city's only brewery.

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  11. Santa Monica Gets Ready to Celebrate Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Can't wait to party on the Fourth of July? No problem. Santa Monica will start celebrating early again this year.

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  12. Coastal Commission OKs Santa Monica Collegea s Malibu Campus PlansRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica College passed one of last major hurdles toward building a campus in Malibu when the California Coastal Commission last Thursday declined to hear an appeal of that city council's approval of the project. There are still some other government agency reviews ahead, and the Malibu activist group that challenged the project could file a lawsuit, but it appears a Malibu campus first proposed 12 years ago is on the horizon.

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  13. Clinton Wins Santa Monicaa s Presidential PrimaryRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | The LookOut news

    As she did statewide, Hillary Clinton easily won the Democratic presidential primary election in Santa Monica on Tuesday, according to preliminary results released by the Los Angeles County Registrar. The former secretary of state, senator and first lady received 56.8 percent of the vote to Sen. Bernie Sanders' 46.7 percent.

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  14. Bay Area Urbanist to Lead Santa Monica Downtown WorkshopRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | The LookOut news

    After a brief pause, Santa Monica's heated debate over future development downtown heads back into the public arena Thursday when the City hosts a Bay-area urbanist known for creating welcoming public spaces amid congested city streets. John Bela, a San Francisco-based urbanist and designer of public spaces, is the featured speaker at the first of three City-sponsored events over the summer as City officials edge back into a long, loud and contentious fight over the Community Development Plan for downtown.

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  15. Santa Monica's Head of Public Works to Retire Next MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The LookOut news

    After five years with the City of Santa Monica, few would recognize Martin Pastucha, although the more than 500 workers he supervises are a common sight across the city. Pastucha, who will retire July 8 as the City's director of Public Works, is responsible for overseeing the city's water supply, recycling operations, and the design and construction of capital projects including public buildings, parks and streets.

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  16. Santa Monica Beach House to Present Myths from Around the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The LookOut news

    The Post Mortem Movement Theater Company kicked off its summer Residency at the Annenberg Community Beach House this month with public rehearsals of a new on-site work and a public workshop. Tuesday's workshop challenged participants to "be engaged with the present moment," while the rehearsals that began Saturday provided a glimpse into the creation of the company's new production that will be presented next month.

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  17. Santa Monica Voters Head to the Polls for Presidential PrimaryRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | The LookOut news

    For the first time in many years, national attention will be focused on a presidential primary election in Santa Monica and California as a whole. Although it likely won't affect who gets the Democratic nomination, plenty of people are interested to see if Bernie Sanders can finish his long-shot presidential run with a victory over Hillary Clinton in the nation's largest state.

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  18. Santa Monica Celebrates New Expo Line, Carless AlternativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Normally car-clogged Santa Monica cleared nearly two miles of all cars Sunday in an open streets festival that celebrated riding bikes, walking and hopping a ride to the coast on the new Expo Light Rail line to downtown. Crowds at the "Coast" festival - and a lot of TV news cameras - even got a glimpse of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders hitching a ride late in the day on the Santa Monica Pier carousel with his grandchildren.

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  19. Santa Monica-Malibu Principals Warn of Program CutsRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | The LookOut news

    With less than a month left to raise education funds, principals in all 16 schools in the Santa Monica-Malibu public school system Monday warned of cuts in the arts, sciences and even reading if more money is not contributed. In a letter emailed to local media outlets, the principals said that without more donations the School Board might cut or cancel programs next year financed by the Santa Monica Malibu Education Foundation .

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  20. Santa Monica College Reading Series Tackles Timely IssuesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | The LookOut news

    The Santa Monica Rep theater company will launch its first reading series this month with a mix of Depression-era classics and contemporary plays on women's liberation, Santa Monica College officials announced last week. The summer reading series will take place one Sunday each month through September at the Eli & Edythe Broad Stage at The Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center.

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