Transportation

BBB times improve, still behind goal

CITYWIDE — Three in 10 Big Blue Buses were not on-time last fiscal year, according to BBB data, but timeliness improved slightly over the previous year. In fiscal year 2013-14, 70.6 percent of buses were on time compared to 67.2 in 2012-13. “This improvement was hard won and there is much room left for continued work in this area,”... Read more →

Politics

Mixed election results for SMRR, Residocracy

CITY HALL — Tuesday’s election was a test for two local political groups and yielded mixed results for both. Santa Monicans for Renters’ Rights (SMRR) is the city’s largest political party. It has a strong track record of getting its candidates elected so every year is a test of its strength. Residocracy came onto the political... Read more →

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Measure D fails, Measure LC passes

SUNSET PARK — Supporters of the Santa Monica Airport suffered a loss on election night, with the failing of Measure D. Measure D would have required a public vote on any changes to aviation uses on the airport land. Two national aviation groups spent more than $500,000 combined in support of the measure. All told, more than $800,000 was... Read more →

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Measure H fails hard, Measure FS passes narrowly

CITY HALL — A measure which would have raised taxes on the sale of million-dollar homes failed Tuesday night. Measure H was favored by Santa Monicans for Renters’ Right (SMRR), the city’s largest political party, but opposed by Residocracy, a new political group that has opposed several substantial development agreements. Measure HH,... Read more →

Government

Santa Monica City Council 2014 election results

Santa Monica City Council Three available seats 12 p.m. Wednesday: The Daily Press is still waiting to hear how many absentee and provisional ballots were cast at polling places last night. These results are deemed semi-official by the Los Angeles County Registrar. 1:25 With four-fifths of precincts responding, McKeown and... Read more →

Government

Santa Monica local measures 2014 election results

12 p.m. Wednesday: The Daily Press is still waiting to hear how many absentee and provisional ballots were cast at polling places last night. These results are deemed semi-official by the Los Angeles County Registrar. Measure LC definitely passes. Measure D and Measure H definitely fail. Measure FS appears to have passed. 1:30 FS widens... Read more →

Education

SMMUSD Board of Education 2014 election results

SMMUSD Board of Education Four available seats Wednesday 12 p.m.: The Daily Press is still waiting to hear how many absentee and provisional ballots were cast at polling places last night. These results are deemed semi-official by the Los Angeles County Registrar. Lieberman will be reelected. Foster and Tahvildaran-Jesswein appear to... Read more →