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  1. Santa Monica Council Settles on 11-Member Advisory Group for Bergamot ProjectRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Developers of the nearly $100 million project to revitalize the Bergamot Station Arts Center property on Santa Monica's east end will have plenty of advice in making their plans. The City Council on Tuesday approved the creation of an 11-member committee with duties that include "refining a conceptual plan" and "identification of an appropriate mix of uses for the site."

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  2. Santa Monica College Celebrates Black History MonthRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The LookOut news

    From song and dance to discussions about slavery, the Ferguson riots and the future of black America, Santa Monica College will celebrate Black History Month with a series of free events throughout the rest of the month. "I think it's a perfect opportunity to have a discussion about race," said Sherri Bradford, program leader for the Santa Monica College Black Collegians Program, which is an organizer of the event.

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  3. Drones, Radio Controlled Devices, Banned from Santa Monica Public SpacesRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The LookOut news

    If you have a personal-use drone, don't take it, or any radio-controlled flying device, out for a spin over a Santa Monica beach, beach parking lot, park, playground or public recreational area. According to a statement from the Santa Monica Police Department, the agency has received "an increased number of reports regarding the use of radio controlled aircraft being flown in areas of the city where are prohibited."

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  4. Santa Monica Asks Residents to Name Most-Loved BusinessesRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The LookOut news

    With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the City of Santa Monica has a question for you: Who do you love? When it comes to businesses, that is. As part of a campaign extolling the virtues of shopping locally, the City is asking residents and visitors to fill out an online survey asking them to name the local merchants they most love visiting.

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  5. Council Tasked with Naming Santa Monica Park; Offbeat Options on the TableRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | The LookOut news

    After the City Council votes on Tuesday, a future Pico Neighborhood Park could be named in honor of a local war hero or possibly after a Native American medicine woman. And it's a long shot, but the park could be named after high-fat desserts or possibly become an ode to the hobo lifestyle.

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  6. Residents Get Final Chance to Protest Santa Monicaa s Proposed Water Rate HikesRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Conservation could come with a price hike for residential water users in Santa Monica when City Council members vote this month on raising residential water rates. If approved, proposed water rates for some 22,000 customers could jump by 9 percent in the first year, followed by a 13 percent increases for the next four years, City officials said.

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  7. High Percentage of Santa Monica Students Not Vaccinated Against Measles, Data ShowsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | The LookOut news

    The percentage of local public school youngsters who don't have measles vaccinations reaches as high as 40 percent in one Santa Monica school, with a handful of others hovering at the double digits, according to data released by the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. For the 2014-2015 school year, data shows that at the Santa Monica Alternative Schoolhouse , 40.3 percent of the kindergarten-through-eighth grade students were not immunized because their parents received "personal belief" waivers allowing them to opt out of measles vaccinations. 1 comment

  8. Santa Monica, Malibu High School Juniors Out-drink Their Counterparts in the StateRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The LookOut news

    High-School juniors in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District binge drink, get "very drunk" or get sick from drinking at rates that far outdistance their counterparts in other California school districts, according to a survey released Tuesday. The California Health Kids Survey found more than one in four of the juniors who answered the questionnaire had binged on alcohol in the last 30 days during the time the report was conducted by the SMMUSD in the 2013-2014 school year.

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  9. Himmelrich Spent $160,000 of Her Own Money to Win Santa Monica Council SeatRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Sue Himmelrich entered the record books to win her seat on the Santa Monica City Council in November. She spent $160,000 of her own money, according to her semi-annual campaign statement posted on the City's website.

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  10. Foster Tops Fundraising in Santa Monica-Malibu School Board RaceRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | The LookOut news

    By placing third in the November election, Craig Foster became the first Malibu resident elected to the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District board in 10 years. Completing this challenging task didn't come cheap.

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  11. Santa Monica Democratic Party Plots Future StrategiesRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | The LookOut news

    After years of feeling on the uphill side of constant struggles against major development projects, local stake-holder organizations feel better poised than ever to build on the gains made in the election of two of their City Council candidates this past November, a panel told a Santa Monica Democratic Party meeting this week. He joined Patricia Hoffman of Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights , Diana Gordon of Santa Monica Coalition for a Livable City and Dan Jansenson of Santa Monica Architects for a Better Tomorrow on the panel to discuss what should come next.

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  12. Santa Monica City Manager Gould Bids FarewellRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Rod Gould's final months as Santa Monica's city manager featured controversy, but none of that was on display Tuesday night when c ouncil members praised him at his last meeting. Tony Vazquez spoke about Gould's "financial depth [of knowledge]" and Ted Winterer said he had a "freakish work ethic."

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  13. Important Message to SMMUSD Parents from the Superintendent Regarding Measles ImmunizationsRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | The LookOut news

    January 30, 2015 -- As you may be aware, we received confirmation from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday that a Samohi freshman baseball coach had been diagnosed with measles. We notified Samohi families that evening.

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  14. Union Head Opposes Santa Monica Fire Chiefa s Staffing PlanRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Capt. James Altman, who heads the union representing Santa Monica firefighters, had harsh words for Chief Scott Ferguson at the Tuesday night Council meeting about the hiring of six rescue ambulance paramedics for a pilot program. This plan could eventually lead to a permanent policy of sending two-person ambulances rather than four-person trucks for some emergency situations.

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  15. Dry Santa Monica Spends Big on Rain Barrel RebatesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Despite the state's drought, Santa Monica's rain barrel rebate program has shelled out more than $150,000 over the past three years in reimbursements to residents, City records show. Last year -- the third straight year of severe drought across California -- Santa Monica received just 6 or so inches of rain, less than half its annual average.

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  16. Santa Monica History Museum Elects New Board MembersRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The LookOut news

    The Santa Monica History Museum reached back to the city's roots in choosing a new chair for its board, Ricardo Bandini Johnson. Bandini Johnson's great-aunt, Arcadia Bandini de Baker whose name is borne by Arcadia Terrace near the Santa Monica Pier -- was the wife of Santa Monica co-founder Colonel Robert S. Baker.

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  17. Apartment Project Opponents Frustrated by Santa Monica Planning ProcessRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | The LookOut news

    January 26, 2015 -- Jane Dempsey, a longtime Santa Monica resident, remembers coming together with neighbors back in the early 1990s to fight a proposed mixed-use complex on Lincoln Boulevard near Ashland Avenue. The project would have created too much traffic and other problems, Dempsey recalled last week, adding that dealing with the City then was baffling and frustrating.

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  18. Santa Monica Residents Can Get Free Rain BarrelsRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Resident can go to www.rainreserve.com/santamonica to reserve a 50-gallon rain barrel valued at $150 then pick one up at the City's Sustainable Landscaping/Rain Barrel Event on Saturday, January 31, in the Santa Monica College parking lot just east of 1744 Pearl St., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., City officials announced. Although officials recommend residents pre-order their rain barrels before the event, a limited number of barrels will be available for purchase at the event, officials said.

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  19. Santa Monica Earns A Grade for Curbing SmokingRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Santa Monica -- which has long implemented measures to curb smoking -- received an A grade on the American Lung Association's State of Tobacco Control 2015 report, the organization announced Wednesday. The ALA's annual report graded all 50 states on four key tobacco control policies -- tobacco control and prevention spending, smoke-free air, tobacco taxes and cessation coverage.

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  20. New Chair, Vice Chair Picked for Santa Monica College Trustees BoardRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | The LookOut news

    Non-international students likely won't face a tuition hike anytime soon, thanks to an improving economy, according to the Santa Monica College Board's newly elected chair. "I'd be surprised if there was pressure" to prompt a tuition hike, said Rob Rader, who was elected chair by his colleagues last month.

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