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  1. Santa Monica Bus System Launches Major Route, Schedule ChangesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | The LookOut news

    The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus will add service to six bus routes and improve schedules on seven others beginning Sunday, transit officials announced this week. The changes -- which include enhancing service to Santa Monica College, UCLA and downtown Santa Monica -- will "better connect customers to the places they live, work and play," BBB officials said.

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  2. Santa Monica Council Supports Homeless Shelter for College StudentsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The LookOut news

    The Bruin Shelter at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church on Ocean Park Boulevard, which houses homeless students attending Santa Monica College and UCLA, received a financial boost from the City Council on Tuesday.

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  3. City Council Votes for Santa Monica to Sever Ties with Wells FargoRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | The LookOut news

    The Santa Monica government's financial relationship with Wells Fargo will soon come to an end following the City Council's decision in the early hours of Wednesday morning to sever ties with the bank because it is one of 17 institutions funding the Dakota Access Pipeline. A Wells Fargo spokesman said after the meeting that the company was disappointed in the move that "doesn't take into consideration Wells Fargo's record as a responsible corporate citizen and taxpayer," including lending money to small businesses and homeowners in Santa Monica.

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  4. Santa Monica Assemblyman Condemns 'Anti-Semitic' UCLA Newspaper CartoonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The LookOut news

    A cartoon published in UCLA's student newspaper on Monday that many people said crossed the supposedly intended line of anti-Israel into anti-Semitism has been widely condemned, including by Santa Monica Assemblyman and former mayor Richard Bloom. "Thou shalt not steal" is listed with the word "not" crossed out.

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  5. Possible Norovirus Still Present in Santa Monica-Malibu SchoolsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | The LookOut news

    John Adams Middle School was open again this week after being closed due to an illness outbreak that was possibly Norovirus, but the sickness was still floating around the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District as of Wednesday, according to officials. "While we have had some students go home sick this week with what may be the Norovirus, we continue to focus on reducing the spread of this highly contagious illness at our facilities," SMMUSD officials wrote in a statement.

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  6. Local Writers Featured at Santa Monica College This MonthRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | The LookOut news

    Two Los Angeles area authors will read from their works this month as part of Santa Monica Colleges Spring Literary Series, college officials announced Wednesday. The free series -- sponsored by the SMC Associates and the SMC English Department -- kicks off Wednesday, February 22 with a reading and conversation with award-winning poet Harryette Mullen.

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  7. Landlords to Appeal in Santa Monica Legal Fight Over Section 8 VouchersRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The LookOut news

    Landlords are vowing to appeal a court ruling last week that upheld a Santa Monica law banning income discrimination against the holders of Section 8 vouchers, the federal subsidies used to help low-income tenants find housing in privately owned apartment buildings. The January 30 ruling in Los Angeles County Superior Court stemmed from a 2015 lawsuit by the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles that alleges the City's anti-discrimination law is invalid.

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  8. More Than $1.2 Million Spent to Defeat Santa Monicaa s LUVE MeasureRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | The LookOut news

    Measure LV, which would have required voter approval for most major developments and planning regulations, was soundly defeated, but the opponents' victory had a large price tag, according to the semi-annual campaign finance disclosure statements filed with the City. Major opponents of the Land Use Voter Empowerment measure spent more than $1.2 million combined to defeat the proposal, which lost by 11 percent of the vote.

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  9. Davis Tops Santa Monica Council Campaign SpendingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | The LookOut news

    The 2016 edition of the Santa Monica City Council election campaign was the most uneventful in recent memory, so it was fitting that there was relatively a small amount of spending. Incumbent Gleam Davis was the top spender with $66,148.

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  10. Unidentified Virus Spreads Among Santa Monica Students, Forces School ClosureRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | The LookOut news

    With 80 students and ten teachers at John Adams Middle School sick as of Thursday from what is believed to be the same illness, the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District decided to cancel classes for Friday. No students and teachers are allowed on campus, and nearly all school activities, including the Astro Camp, will not take place through Sunday, school principal Steve Richardson told JAMS families in an email sent Thursday evening.

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  11. JetSuiteX Cancels All Flights at Santa Monica Airport through February 24Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | The LookOut news

    JetSuiteX announced Wednesday it has canceled all flights from Monday, the day of its intended debut at Santa Monica Airport, through February 24. But the company said talks will continue with the City over its plan to operate there. CEO Alex Wilcox said the cancellations were meant to "avoid uncertainty and confusion" in the wake of a new agreement between the City and federal government that called into question plans by JetSuiteX to begin providing a low-cost charter service at SMO.

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  12. Santa Monica Agency Receives Grant from Alzheiner's FoundationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica's WISE & Healthy Aging has received a $5,000 grant from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America to help fund the agency's on-site adult day care program, foundation officials said. WISE, which runs the only state-designated Alzheimer's Day Care Resource Center on the Westside, offers caregiver support and training, as well as financial and legal clinics, mental health services, a peer counseling program, homecare, care management and other services for seniors and their families.

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  13. Santa Monica Airport Agreement Clears Runway of Mounting Litigation CostsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The LookOut news

    The pact announced Saturday to close Santa Monica Airport by 2029 did more than cap decades of fighting with the federal government: It also halts litigation costs to the City that soared into multi-millions of dollars with no end in sight, City officials said Monday. Since October 31, 2013, the City has been fighting the Federal Aviation Administration in court over title to the airport property and has been embroiled in lawsuits over its landing fees and tenant evictions.

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  14. Last Day to Match Miramar Hotel's Gift to the Santa Monica-Malibu Education FoundationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The LookOut news

    Today is the last day to help the Santa Monica-Malibu Education Foundation match a $25,000 gift from Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows/MSD Capital, Foundation officials said. The proceeds will benefit students at all 16 Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District schools by funding programs - from arts to STEM to wellness - that "shape our future problem solvers, visionaries and global citizens," officials said.

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  15. LETTERS: Composting Toilet System Poses No ThreatRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The LookOut news

    Thank you for covering the exciting news about the City of Santa Monica's plans to build a living building . In this era of fake news and alternative facts , I am compelled to write and set the record straight on Mr. Garden's false accusations about the composting toilets in Seattle's Bullitt Center.

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  16. City, FAA Agree to Close Santa Monica Airport in 2028Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 28 | The LookOut news

    City officials announced Saturday that a landmark agreement had been reached with the Federal Aviation Administration to close Santa Monica Airport on December 31, 2028. The agreement puts an end to a longstanding legal battle and concludes numerous court cases currently being fought between the City and the FAA.

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  17. Santa Monica College Gallery to Exhibit Andy Moses RetrospectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | The LookOut news

    The elusive art of Andy Moses' will be on display at the Santa Monica College Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery starting next month, gallery officials announced Thursday. The exhibit "Andy Moses: A 30-year Survey," which runs from February 14 to March 25, documents the evolution of the Los Angeles artist's works, which evoke micro- and macro-cosmic worlds that are both abstract and scientifically precise.

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  18. Santa Monica Airport Commission Chair Says Planned Commercial Flights Set a Alarming PrecedentaRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | The LookOut news

    In a little more than a week, low-fare commercial flights are scheduled to begin taking off from and landing at Santa Monica Airport . Anti-airport activists told the City Council on Tuesday that this should not happen.

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  19. Santa Monica Library Presents a Gem of a TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | The LookOut news

    Those who wonder what makes a stone a jewel or why some jewels are considered priceless will get some fascinating answers next Thursday at the Santa Monica Library. The library will present "Gem: A Dazzling Discussion of Precious Rocks, Stones and Minerals" with Aja Raden, jeweler, scientist and best-selling author of "Stoned," at 7 p.m. in the Main Library's Martin Luther King, Jr. Auditorium.

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  20. Forecast Predicts Slowing in Santa Monica EconomyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 26 | The LookOut news

    The City of Santa Monica is forecasting the first significant economic slowdown in years and is preparing, like the rest of California, for a possible recession. Santa Monica's economy remains strong, thanks in large part to its location and diverse tax revenue base, according to a report by the City Finance Department on the City Council's Tuesday agenda.

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