City Council

Caroline Torosis talks rent control contribution

Meet the Candidates of this years Election Everyday this week from Oct. 24 –Oct. 28 the Santa Monica Daily Press will post a video of candidates that came forward to express their ideas regarding Santa Monica. Every candidate has a different question. The video will range from 2-4 minutes. Meet the candidates of this year’s election.... Read more →

City Council

Anastasia Foster talks rent control

Meet the Candidates of this years Election Everyday this week from Oct. 24 –Oct. 28 the Santa Monica Daily Press will post a video of candidates that came forward to express their ideas regarding Santa Monica. Every candidate has a different question. The video will range from 2-4 minutes. Meet the candidates of this year’s election.... Read more →

City Council

Armen Melkonians on public infrastructure

Meet the Candidates of this years Election Everyday this week from Oct. 24 –Oct. 28 the Santa Monica Daily Press will post a video of candidates that came forward to express their ideas regarding Santa Monica. Every candidate has a different question. The video will range from 2-4 minutes. Meet the candidates of this year’s election.... Read more →

City Council

Gleam Davis on Education

Meet the Candidates of this years Election Everyday this week from Oct. 24 –Oct. 28 the Santa Monica Daily Press will post a video of candidates that came forward to express their ideas regarding Santa Monica. Every candidate has a different question. The video will range from 2-4 minutes. Meet the candidates of this year’s election.... Read more →

City Council

Meet Ted Winterer

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Name: Ted Winterer Age: 59 Occupation: Real Estate Marketing Neighborhood of residence: Ocean Park Own or rent: Own Marital status/kids: Married, two children 15 and 10 Party affiliation: Democrat   SURVEY Should Santa Monica provide more city sponsored services to homeless... Read more →

City Council

Meet Tony Vazquez

  BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Name: Tony Vazquez   Age: 60 Occupation: Mayor of Santa Monica Neighborhood of residence: 1630 Bryn Mawr Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405   Own or rent: Own Marital status/kids: Married, two kids   Party affiliation: Democrat   SURVEY   Should... Read more →

City Council

Meet Terry O’Day

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION Name: Terry O’Day Age: 43 Occupation: Environmental Executive Neighborhood of residence: Pico Own or rent: Own Marital status/kids: M, 2 girls in grade school Party affiliation: Democratic   SURVEY Should Santa Monica provide more city sponsored services to homeless individuals... Read more →

City Council

Meet Armen Melkonians

Santa Monica Daily Press Survey BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Name: Armen Melkonians Age: 45 Occupation: Civil / Environmental Engineer Neighborhood of residence: Wilshire-Montana Own or rent: Rent Marital status/kids: Married Party affiliation: Democrat SURVEY Should Santa Monica provide more city sponsored... Read more →

City Council

Meet Mende Smith

  Name: Mende Smith Age: 43 Occupation: Writer / Author Neighborhood of residence: Northeast Own or rent: Rent Marital status/kids: Single / 3 Party affiliation: Green Party of California SURVEY Should Santa Monica provide more city sponsored services to homeless individuals including establishing a sober... Read more →

City Council

Meet Jon Mann

Name: Jon Mann Age: 71 Occupation: Retired Flight Attendant, Teacher, Parole Agent Neighborhood of residence: OP Own or rent: Both Marital status/kids: Single/Divorced/ Widowed 13yo and 43yo sons Party affiliation: GREEN! SURVEY Should Santa Monica provide more city sponsored services to homeless individuals including... Read more →

City Council

Meet Gleam Davis

Name: Gleam Olivia Davis Age: 60 Occupation: Attorney Neighborhood of residence: North of Montana (I also have lived in Ocean Park and Wilmont) Own or rent: Own Marital status/kids: Married for 24 years with one son who is 20 years old Party affiliation: Democrat SURVEY Should Santa Monica provide more city sponsored... Read more →

News

Is Santa Monica ready for ‘the big one’?

  By Marina Andalon Living in Southern California we are vulnerable to a wide range of threats like earthquakes. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, “The San Andreas Fault runs more than 800 miles along California and scientist say it is long overdue for an eruption.” Santa Monica urges the community the take active... Read more →

Crime

Pharmacy gets robbed

On October 12, at about 1:35 a.m. Officers responded to a radio call for service at Drugtown Pharmacy-802 7th Street, in regards to an audible burglary alarm.  When officers arrived, they discovered the front glass door was smashed and the business was ransacked with the cash register broken and merchandise strewn about the business. ... Read more →

City Council

Civic field costs range from $400,000 to $80 million

Building a field at the Civic Center will take longer, and cost more, than predicted according to a staff report for Council’s Oct. 25 meeting. Council directed staff to begin work on a potential field at the site in May of this year and the first quarterly update on the project will occur next week. Staff are asking council to provide... Read more →

News

City collecting new data to augment Wellbeing Index

The City of Santa Monica gained numerous new insights about its residents — their needs, their experiences, their feelings — through the much-publicized Wellbeing Index. But the project isn’t over. Officials are now collecting a second round of data to augment the grant-funded study, hoping to delve deeper into certain trends and... Read more →