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  1. Santa Monica Parking Structures Get New ElevatorsRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Work has begun on a $4.7 million project to replace nine aging elevators at three Downtown Santa Monica public parking structures. Elevators are being demolished and replaced at Parking Structure 2 on 2nd Street between Wilshire Boulevard and Arizona Avenue, at Structure 4 on 2nd Street between Arizona and Santa Monica Boulevard, and at Structure 5 on 4th Street between Santa Monica and Broadway.

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  2. Santa Monica Bike Share Program Prepares to Get RollingRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | The LookOut news

    After two years of planning, it could soon be a breeze getting around Santa Monica on a "Smart Bike" from just about anywhere in the city. The program which the City Council voted to name "Breeze" last month -- allows users to rent "Smart Bikes" capable of accepting payments and releasing the bike locks via web-based software.

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  3. Harrison Forda s Plane Crash Brings International Attention to Santa Monica Airport DebateRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica Airport became a hot topic in news media throughout the world last week when famed actor and aviation enthusiast Harrison Ford crashed an airplane that had taken off from the local facility into a Venice golf course. Ford, who was piloting a single-engine World War II-era plane, suffered unspecified injuries that were not life-threatening, his publicist told various media outlets.

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  4. Majority of Santa Monica City Council Wants 2016 Ballot Measure for Affordable HousingRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | The LookOut news

    March 6, 2015 Faced with a steep drop in affordable housing, a majority of the Santa Monica City Council is willing to put a proposal on the 2016 ballot aimed at securing funding for affordable housing. "Everything is headed toward us becoming Beverly Hills by the sea," Himmelrich said of the need to reverse the recent dramatic decline in affordable housing.

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  5. Detectives Seek Witnesses in Stabbing that Led to Standoff in Santa MonicaRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Sheriff's detectives are seeking witnesses of a fatal stabbing last month -- including a man who may have caught the attack on his cell phone -- that led a standoff in Santa Monica and the arrest of a local man. The incident took place on February 10, when David Carillo, 28, of Santa Monica allegedly stabbed Wesley Morejon, 30, in the 8000 block of Vermont Avenue in unincorporated Los Angeles, leading to a showdown in the beachside city that captured the media spotlight.

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  6. Trustees Appoint Interim President for Santa Monica Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The LookOut news

    A top-ranking administrator whose career at Santa Monica College spans three decades will take over as the college's interim superintendent-president when current SMC President Dr. Chui L. Tsang officially retires in June, SMC officials announced Wednesday. At a regular meeting Tuesday evening SMC's seven-member Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint SMC Executive Vice President Jeffery "Jeff" Shimizu to head the 33,000-student campus until a permanent president is hired.

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  7. Santa Monica Closely Watches Hermosa Oil Drilling ElectionRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The LookOut news

    There is nothing on the ballot for Santa Monica residents this week, but the results of an election in nearby Hermosa Beach could affect people living here. Hermosa Beach voters will decide Tuesday on Measure O, which calls for a reversal of the City's ban on oil drilling.

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  8. Walk to End Eating Disorders Comes to Santa MonicaRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder -- millions of Americans have faced an eating disorder some time in their lives. Santa Monica residents can join the National Eating Disorders Association's battle against eating disorders by taking part in the association's annual NEDA Walk, which begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7, at Crescent Bay Park, 2000 Ocean Avenue.

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  9. Santa Monica Police Gear Up For Expo Linea s a ChallengesaRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Metro's Expo Line isn't scheduled to begin operating in the City until early next year, but Santa Monica police are preparing now for any law enforcement challenges the light rail might bring, police officials said. The arrival of light rail comes at a time when crime in Santa Monica is decreasing, while it is increasing on public transit throughout the region, according to the latest crime statistics.

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  10. Website Hit With Big Penalties and Fines in Court Settlement With Santa Monica City Attorneya s OfficeRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Social media website MyLife.Com will pay more than $1 million in penalties and refunds to customers, settling charges that the website used false and misleading ads to trick consumers out of personal identifying information, as well their money, the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office announced Thursday. MyLife.com has agreed to a Los Angeles Superior Court judgment issued Wednesday in Santa Monica which requires it to pay $800,000 in penalties and $250,000 in refunds to customers, said Adam Radinsky, the chief deputy of the Consumer Protection Division for the Santa Monica City Attorney's Office.

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  11. Santa Monica Council Approves Two Expo-Related ProjectsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | The LookOut news

    The plan for an Expo transfer station at Fourth Street and Colorado Avenue in Santa Monica received a bad reception at the November City Council meeting as brining too much congestion to the area. A revised plan received a much better reception on Tuesday, and was approved 6 to 0 with little discussion.

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  12. Proposed Ban on Exotic Animals at Santa Monica Parks Gets Initial ApprovalRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The LookOut news

    A proposed ban on street performers who use snakes, birds and other exotic wildlife to entertain visitors to Santa Monica parks won preliminary approval by the City Council on Tuesday. After a public hearing that drew 22 speakers, most of them in support of the ban, the Santa Monica City Council voted 6-0 to outlaw exotic animal acts.

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  13. Santa Monica Celebrates Womena s History Month in MarchRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The LookOut news

    "Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives" is the theme of Santa Monica's 35th annual Women's History Month in March, proclaimed Tuesday by Mayor Kevin McKeown. The proclamation at Tuesday's City Council meeting kicked off a series of special programs beginning next week and organized by the Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women in partnership with several City departments and local nonprofit organizations.

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  14. Santa Monicaa s 2014 Crime Rate Fell to Lowest Level in DecadesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Last year was "a very successful year for the Santa Monica Police Department" as major crimes including murders, rapes and assaults fell by more than 13 percent in the City, down to their lowest levels in decades, a Santa Monica police official said. "We ended up with a reduction of 13.1 percent, which is one of the lowest in decades, going back to, I think, the late 1950s or early '60s," Santa Monica Police Department spokesman Sgt.

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  15. Ed Board Tentatively Supports $180 Million for Santa Monica High RenovationsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Much-needed renovations for Santa Monica High School could be one step closer to happening after the Board of Education tentatively supported allocating nearly half the $385 million Measure ES bond for projects at the school. The majority of the board supported the staff recommendation of allocating $180 million toward Samohi.

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  16. Santa Monicaa s Bicycle Activist Group Opposes Bill Mandating Helmet UseRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Riding a bicycle in Santa Monica and anywhere else in California while not wearing a helmet could soon be a criminal offense. State Sen. Carol Liu has proposed a bill that would outlaw the practice, and the city's leading bicycle activist group is not happy.

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  17. Proposal Details Exotic Animal Ban at Santa Monica ParksRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The LookOut news

    People who bring snakes, birds and other exotic wildlife to coax cash from visitors to Santa Monica's most popular tourist spots could face misdemeanor penalties of up to $500 and six months in jail under a proposed new ordinance. City Council members at their meeting Tuesday will get their first look at the proposal's language, which bans "all species of snakes, reptiles, birds and non-human primates" from city parks and adjacent sidewalks.

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  18. Two Expo-Related Projects Headed for Santa Monica Council ApprovalRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | The LookOut news

    The City Council on Tuesday will consider two projects that are in different sections of Santa Monica, but both are near future Expo light rail stations. One project features the development of a City-owned property at 4th Street and Colorado Avenue and the other involves transforming a portion of 16th Street near Memorial Park into a one-way road.

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  19. Santa Monica Youth Tech Program Wins Harvard Bright Ideas DesignationRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | The LookOut news

    A six-week program that offers high-tech training for Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District teens at local start-up incubators has been chosen as one of 124 "Bright Ideas" by the Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Santa Monica officials announced Thursday. Santa Monica's Youth Tech program is now entering its fourth year, and growing in size as more startups in the area learn of its existence and want to participate.

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  20. Four Years Later, Too Early to Determine LUCE's Effect on Santa MonicaRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Since the passage of the update to Santa Monica's Land Use and Circulation Element portion of the General Plan in 2010, the city has seen construction of more than 1,000 residential units and in excess of 403,000 square feet of nonresidential development. But the vast majority of that construction has nothing to do with the LUCE because it was approved prior to the implementation of the document.

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