Development

Community Gardeners moved to permitting process

  Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer Residents fortunate enough to already have control of one of Santa Monica’s 121 community garden plots throughout the city will experience some changes in the coming year as the program moves into a permitting process. The changes will not help those on the 580 person waiting list get a... Read more →

city wide

City Council to review major developments

Kate Cagle Santa Monica Daily Press The City Council will decide the fate of 164 new apartments in the downtown area tonight when it reviews Development Agreements for two plots owned by NMS Properties and its offshoot, WNMS Communities. The developments are connected – both require the Council to sign off on excess parking spaces... Read more →

Development

Know Before You Go

  Week of November 27, 2017 Street Lighting Modernization Program For the week of November 27, construction will Construction will continue throughout the project area, which is bound by 16th Street to the east, Ocean Park Boulevard to the south, Lincoln Boulevard to the west, and Pico Boulevard to the north. There may be... Read more →

Consumer Corner

Privacy Rights for Tenants (Part 2)

by Gary Rhoades A previous “Consumer Corner” covered a major privacy issue for tenants: entries into their homes by landlords or managers. In "When May A Landlord Enter a Tenant's Unit" (May 10, 2016), we learned that owners must give 24-hour notice and have one of the reasons for entry under state law. Tenants have other privacy... Read more →

Development

Council buzzing about Electric Vehicle charging plan

Kate Cagle Daily Press Staff Writer The City Council will review a plan Tuesday to add 200 public charging ports for electric vehicles (EVs) to the city by 2020, with a long-term goal of having 1,000 public ports by 2025. The infrastructure improvements required to create the stations is estimated to cost $2.42 million over three... Read more →

Development

Street Lighting Modernization Program

Week of November 6, 2017 Street Lighting Modernization Program For the week of November 6, construction will Construction will continue throughout the project area, which is bound by 16th Street to the east, Ocean Park Boulevard to the south, Lincoln Boulevard to the west, and Pico Boulevard to the north. There may be sidewalk closures... Read more →

Development

SAMOHI MAY DISAPPEAR

By CHARLES ANDREWS ADOBE NOT IVY Would describe the look of the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, which finally, if reluctantly, granted me a degree, after a nearly decade-long on-again off-again undergrad career. (Hard to put off getting drafted into the Army during Viet Nam, or the opportunity — tiny windfall — to travel... Read more →

Development

Street Lighting Modernization Program

Week of October 23, 2017 For the week of October 23, construction will Construction will continue throughout the project area, which is bound by 16th Street to the east, Ocean Park Boulevard to the south, Lincoln Boulevard to the west, and Pico Boulevard to the north. There may be sidewalk closures and temporary no parking posted throughout... Read more →

Business

Including People With Disabilities Drives Innovation

Including People With Disabilities Drives Innovation The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy recently announced “Inclusion Drives Innovation” as the theme of National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October 2017. According to U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, “Americans of all... Read more →

Development

Street Lighting Modernization Program

Week of October 16, 2017 Street Lighting Modernization Program For the week of October 16, construction will Construction will continue throughout the project area, which is bound by 16th Street to the east, Ocean Park Boulevard to the south, Lincoln Boulevard to the west, and Pico Boulevard to the north. There may be sidewalk closures... Read more →