News

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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 →

News

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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 →

Government

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Council to consider 500-bicycle bikeshare

CITYWIDE — Santa Monica could be the first city in the region to approve a significant bikesharing program. On Tuesday, City Council will consider authorizing a $10.4 million contract with CycleHop to add a 500-bike system in the city by the sea. Bikeshares allow riders to check-out bikes from one station and drop them off at any other... Read more →

Politics

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Our take: Election 2014

If you're picking up the newspaper today, hoping to find our voting recommendations: Sorry. With a few exceptions, we're going to leave it up to you. Endorsements are tricky. In a small city, we stand to lose much and gain little from throwing our weight behind certain candidates. Endorsements are especially tricky this year when a... Read more →

Homelessness

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Voters without a home

CITYWIDE — Every City Council candidate has an opinion on solving homelessness problems in the city by the sea. Questions about the homeless come up in forums, at meetings, and in campaign mailers. But for all their political weight, Santa Monica’s most vulnerable population will likely place few votes at the polls on Tuesday. There... Read more →