Santa Monica Newswire (Page 9)

Santa Monica Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. New Campaign To Keep Kids Away From Alcohol Kicks Off In Santa MonicaRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | The LookOut news

    A campaign aimed at making it harder for minors to get alcohol will kickoff this week in Santa Monica, organizers said. A countywide launch for the campaign, called #ItsTooEasy, will be held Friday at the Santa Monica ICE Rink, 1324 5th Street, organizers announced.

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  2. Santa Monica and other Cities Asked to Take Larger Role in Helping the HomelessRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica and other cities in Los Angeles County are being asked to shoulder a larger - and potentially costlier - role in the region's effort to help the tens of thousands of homeless people officials scrambled to shelter during last week's pounding El Nino storms. The County of Los Angeles Homeless Initiative asks local municipalities to chip in with their own resources of funding to subsidize the temporary "rapid rehousing" of their homeless residents, according to a newly released draft of the comprehensive plan, which was ordered by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors last August.

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  3. More Hazardous Conditions Forecast for Santa Monica Ocean WatersRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica's ocean waters continued to experience high waves and rip currents Tuesday, triggering a new warning of hazardous conditions even as the Southland enjoyed clear skies after last week's pounding by El Nino. The U.S. National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory for local beaches until 3 a.m. on Wednesday.

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  4. Santa Monica Fire Department Getting $1.2 Million In EquipmentRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica firefighters are getting more than $1.5 million in new equipment and gear to ensure they're ready and fully prepared for tackle emergencies. City firefighters responded to more than 16,000 calls last year, including a major apartment fire just last month on Ocean Front Walk that left residents who were just getting ready for bed without places to sleep.

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  5. Clean Up Drive on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica Hauls Away Nearly 15,500 Pounds of TrashRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2016 | The LookOut news

    A project that make Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica into a corridor that is more visually appealing and people pleasing is off to a clean start this year, with officials announcing on Monday that workers hauled away huge loads of trash, removed graffiti and made other improvements leading up to 2016. Inc., a private nonprofit organization that manages operations in the city's downtown.) "Lincoln is evolving, and we are in a unique position to help the bustling street become more walkable and liveable for all Santa Monicans," Rawson said.

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  6. Supervisor Will Speak At Santa Monica Martin Luther King Jr. Day ObservanceRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica's annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King this year will feature a keynote speech by Los Angeles County Supervisor Sheila James Kuehl. Elected to the Board of Supervisors in 2014, Kuehl previously served as a state assembly member for six years.

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  7. Santa Monica Moves Toward More Control of Coastal PermittingRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | The LookOut news

    For several decades, people with development projects near the Santa Monica coast have needed to go to the California Coastal Commission for final approval in the form of a coastal permit. This could soon change if the City is successful in updating a two-document package known as the Local Coastal Program .

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  8. Santa Monica Group Says City's New Wage Law Won't Pass Legal MusterRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2016 | The LookOut news

    A hotly debated provision in Santa Monica's proposed new minimum wage law that exempts unions is against U.S. labor laws and provides grounds for a future lawsuit if the language stays in the final ordinance, said a spokesman for Fair Wage Santa Monica. In an email to The Lookout over the weekend, Ruben Gonzalez said his group will present to the City Council at its meeting Tuesday a 20-page legal complaint letter from the group's attorney, J. Michael Connolly.

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  9. Study Rings Up Santa Monicans Holiday Credit SpendingRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica residents are carrying an average credit card debt of $8,294, which will take them well past next Christmas to pay off and cost them $1,978 in interest, said a new post-holiday study on U.S. credit card debt. It will take in-debt Santa Monicans on average about 37 months to pay off the credit card debt they racked up in 2015, including on holiday shopping, said a study released Wednesday by CardHub, a private company that offers credit advice to consumers.

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  10. Unions Says Petition Drive Against Santa Monica New Minimum Law is Front for Political ConservativesRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | The LookOut news

    One of Santa Monica's largest unions came out swinging Wednesday against a last-minute attempt to stop the union exemption in the City's proposed new $15-an-hour minimum wage law, saying the drive is the work of political conservatives. Unite Here Now Local 11 dismissed the signature drive by the new One Fair Wage Coalition as a "faceless conservative astroturf campaign."

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  11. Santa Monica Homeless Struggle as El Ni o Storm Conditions WorsenRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | The LookOut news

    With El Nio rainfall growing worse on Wednesday, Santa Monica police were urging the city's homeless population to get to nearby shelters either by bus or, in extreme cases, via personal delivery by police officers. Officials weren't surprised by the storm, which followed an El Nio downpour that hit the Southland on Tuesday.

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  12. Contamination Warnings Issued as Santa Monica Endures First El Ni o Storm of 2016Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Some storm drains overflowed and contaminated debris ended up on Santa Monica beaches, prompting health warnings as the city by the bay endured the first El Nio-related rainfall of 2016, officials and environmentalists said. Work crews from the City of Santa Monica were checking local storm drains after the city, like the rest of the Southland, were pelted by a hard rain -- the first of a series of El Nio-related storms anticipated to end Thursday or Friday.

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  13. Hazardous Conditions Posted for Santa Monica Ocean WatersRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | The LookOut news

    The first El Nino storm of the year to hit the Southland might chase away most visitors to Santa Monica's seaside in the next few days, but for those who do decide to risk it, be warned: Conditions might be very dangerous. A warning of high and powerful surf, potentially deadly "sneaker waves" and possible flooding is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday, the U.S. National Weather Service said.

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  14. Santa Monica College Board Elects New Chair, Vice ChairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | The LookOut news

    When the Santa Monica College Board meets next week to discuss a proposed campus in Malibu, it will have two new board members at the helm. Louise Jaffe, EdD, who previously held the top post in 2009, was elected chair last month, while Andrew Walzer, PhD, was elected vice chair.

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  15. Theft Top Reported Crime in Santa Monica for 2015Read the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Among the nearly 8,900 reported crimes in Santa Monica during 2015, theft of varying degrees of severity was the most frequent with 3,250, according to the Santa Monica Open Data Portal. The most frequent type of theft reported was items stolen from vehicles with 897.

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  16. Santa Monica Seniors Get Big Rent Break for New YearRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Dozens of low-income seniors in subsidized apartments on Nielson Way in Santa Monica will have more money in their pockets in the new year after renewing lease agreements calling for rent decreases instead of increases. All of the 75 senior residents of Neilson Villa, an affordable housing community at 3100 Neilson Way, live on fixed incomes.

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  17. Planetarium at Santa Monica College Good Place to Catch a Comet This YearRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2016 | The LookOut news

    Thousands of comets, those dirty snowballs of the galaxy, will be paying visits to our solar system this year. More than 40 of them will be visible with the naked eye.

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  18. Top Santa Monica Stories of 2015Read the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | The LookOut news

    There was lots of change in Santa Monica during 2015. Rick Cole became the new person in charge when he was appointed City manager in June and Tony Vazquez made history by becoming the first Latino mayor in December.

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  19. Santa Monica Public Library to Celebrate 125th BirthdayRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Next month, the Santa Monica Public Library will usher in the new year with an anniversary celebration marking its evolution into a 21st Century system of five high-tech libraries with a budget of more than $12.3 million. "We're a lucky community," Robert Graves, public services and programming librarian, told the Lookout.

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  20. New Group Fights Santa Monica Minimum Wage ProposalRead the original story

    Dec 28, 2015 | The LookOut news

    A new group is launching an 11th-hour petition drive to end an exemption for unions in Santa Monica's proposed minimum wage law set to go to the City Council January 12, the Lookout has learned. The One Fair Wage Coalition collected nearly 6,000 petition signatures in a few weeks to end the exemption, which is backed by local organized labor, said Ruben Gonzalez, a spokesman for the group.

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