Politics

SMC Board cash race tops $150K

SMC — For a body whose existence many Santa Monicans aren’t aware of, the Santa Monica College Board of Trustees candidates sure have raised a lot of money. Between independent expenditures, personal loans, and candidate fundraising, more than $150,000 has been dropped into the six-candidate race to fill four contested college board... Read more →

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SMC Board candidates: Barry Snell

Barry Snell is running for Santa Monica College Board of Trustees. The following answers were submitted in response to questions from the Daily Press. Name: Barry A. Snell Age: 59 Occupation: Certified Public Accountant Neighborhood of residence: Pico Neighborhood Own/Rent: Rent Marital status: Single Kids: Two currently attending SMC... Read more →

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SMC Board candidates: Maria Loya

Maria Loya is running for Santa Monica College Board of Trustees. The following answers were submitted in response to questions from the Daily Press. Name: Maria Loya Age: 43 Occupation: Non-Profit Consultant Neighborhood of residence: Pico Neighborhood Own/Rent: Own Marital status: Married Kids: 2 boys - Oscar Jr and Fidel Political... Read more →

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SMC Board candidates: Louise Jaffe

Name: Louise Jaffe Age: Occupation: SMC Trustee/Education Researcher/Simpsons Script Supervisor Neighborhood of residence: Sunset Park Own/Rent: Own Marital status: M Kids: 2 Political affiliation: Dem Schooling: UCLA Ed.D. (2012) Highest degree attained: Doctorate Hobbies: Hanging out with family and friends, attending lots of... Read more →

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SMC Board candidates: Nancy Greenstein

Nancy Greenstein is running for Santa Monica College Board of Trustees. The following answers were submitted in response to questions from the Daily Press. Name: Nancy Greenstein Occupation: Director of Police Community Services, UCLA Neighborhood of residence: Sunset Park Own/Rent: own Marital status: single Kids: many... Read more →

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SMC Board candidates: Andrew Walzer

Andrew Walzer is running for Santa Monica College Board of Trustees. The following answers were submitted in response to questions from the Daily Press. Name: Andrew Walzer Ph.D. Age: 54 Occupation: Community College Professor Neighborhood of residence: Mid City Own/Rent: Owner Marital status: Divorced Kids: 4 kids Political... Read more →

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SMC Board candidates: Dennis Frisch

Name:  Dennis Frisch Age:  70 Occupation: Professor, Santa Monica College-Retired Neighborhood of residence:  Ocean Park Own/Rent:  Own Marital status:  Single Kids:  None Political affiliation:  Democratic Party Schooling: MA, History; MLIS Highest degree attained:  MA, MLIS Hobbies: Beach running, classical music,... Read more →

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Brock says he’ll return developer money

BERGAMOT STATION — One candidate who promised not to accept money from developers says he will return two campaign contributions he accepted from developers. In July, Recreation and Parks Chair Phil Brock, alongside numerous other City Council candidates, hoisted a large yellow “No” sign in the air. The event was a Residocracy... Read more →

Crime

Crime Watch: Mutual Combat

On Oct. 8 at 12:50 p.m. Officers responded to an emergency call of possible domestic violence in the 1400 block of Yale Street. Officers made contact with and separated the man and woman involved. The two were in a dating relationship and lived together at the residence. Each had visible physical injuries from the altercation. During the... Read more →

News

Promises for the Future, If There Is One

PLAYTIME — By the second weekend of the run, the understudy had taken over the leading male role permanently. And another of the actors had “taken off for the evening” and an alternate was executing her role. Not an auspicious second weekend for award-winning director Elina de Santos. The play is Vince Melocchi's “Nice Things”,... Read more →