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Planning commissioners delighted over Frank Gehry mixed-use development

Santa Monica Daily Press 20 May 2022
The Santa Monica Planning Commission voiced its approval on Wednesday night for a luxury hotel, apartment, retail and public space project on Ocean Avenue at Santa Monica Boulevard, designed by renowned architect and longtime Santa Monica resident Frank Gehry ... Gehry Partners was hired to come aboard the project 15 years ago in 2007.

Review: Artist Kevin Beasley wields resin like amber for trapping life’s transient flies

The Los Angeles Times 17 May 2022
Polyurethane resin became a regular medium for art more than half a century ago, largely through its ample use by Light and Space artists working in Los Angeles ... Mortality buzzes in the quotidian atmosphere of his quietly involving debut exhibition at Regen Projects ... Also critical to the mix. raw Virginia cotton ... Regen Projects, 6750 Santa Monica Blvd.

Christopher Dishlip Selected as Santa Monica’s New Assistant Director of Public Works

Santa Monica Daily Press 11 May 2022
Public Works Director Rick Valte announced the selection of Christopher Dishlip as Santa Monica’s new Assistant Director of Public Works ... Before joining the City of Santa Monica, he worked as a civil engineering associate for the City of Los Angeles on projects like the Northeast Interceptor Sewer and the Police Administration Building.

Maria Fotopoulos: Development would sacrifice last great open space in L.A.

The Maryville Daily Times 10 May 2022
Berggruen’s project “is blatantly illegal and cannot be built under existing law,” wrote the Sierra Club’s Santa Monica Taskforce in a seven-page January 2021 letter to the planning department for Los Angeles and to City Councilman Mike Bonin, who represents the disputed area.

Homeless count reports 807 individuals

Santa Monica Daily Press 06 May 2022
In 2020, volunteers and Santa Monica city staff counted 907 individuals in ... Although Project Roomkey did not operate in Santa Monica, Hardgrave later said there was a smaller local version that housed about two dozen homeless people at one Santa Monica motel for much of 2020.

Water storage

Santa Monica Daily Press 05 May 2022
Locally Santa Monica has installed several water storage projects in recent years ...

God of War: Ragnarok Could Be a Huge Game

Game Rant 05 May 2022
It was a huge turning point for developer Santa Monica Studio, as before this project the company was working ...

Natural Gas Leak Forces Evacuation of 3rd Street Promenade

Santa Monica Daily Press 04 May 2022
Santa Monica Police Officers assisted with the evacuations of the 200 block of Santa Monica Blvd ... Assisting agencies included Santa Monica Police, Santa Monica Office of Emergency Management, Santa Monica Public Works, So-Cal Gas Company, McCormick ...

UCLA beach volleyball prepares to launch NCAA tournament run against Stetson

Daily Bruin 03 May 2022
No. 3 seed UCLA beach volleyball (31-7, 8-0, Pac-12) will face No ... [Related ... Denaburg added that the team practiced in Santa Monica on Sunday afternoon to get reacclimated to playing in the wind. As of Monday morning, weather forecasts project gusts of nearly 20 miles per hour to hit Gulf Shores during the duration of the tournament ... .

Kong Studios moves its HQ to Santa Monica, a hub city for game development companies

Longview News-Journal 30 Apr 2022
Kong Studios moves its HQ to Santa Monica CA, a hub city for renowned game companies such as Naughty Dog, Respawn Entertainment and Infinity Ward.In August 2021, US-based game developer Kong Studios raised $62M USD through Series B financing, instantly earned 'unicorn' status and ...

Sony's Santa Monica Studio Hiring for "New Unannounced Title"

Game Rant 30 Apr 2022
Ragnarok, the developers working on the game, Santa Monica Studios, ...

Too many units, too little time

Santa Monica Daily Press 29 Apr 2022
Santa Monica currently has lost a degree of local control over development and must approve any project with at least 20 percent affordable to 60 percent area median income or 100 percent moderate income housing, even if the project exceeds zoning or general plan maximums.

Why some SoCal neighborhoods face dire water cuts while others escape restrictions

Finger Lakes Times 29 Apr 2022
Since the previous drought, Santa Monica has spent more than $200 million on local water supply projects to reduce its reliance on imported supplies, including investments in stormwater harvesting and increased efficiency at the city’s brackish groundwater desalination facility, among other projects.


Longview News-Journal 28 Apr 2022
SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced an expansive, long-term partnership with global music icon The Weeknd, one of the most commercially successful and critically-acclaimed recording artists and songwriters of the last decade.

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