Category: City Planning

Protecting the Downtown We Love

By Jennifer Kennedy, SMRR Treasurer and Planning Commissioner The Santa Monica Downtown Community Plan is currently underway at City Hall. What is the Downtown Community Plan? It is a document that will consist of...

Planning and Zoning Updates

By Jennifer Kennedy, Planning Commisioner Since the adoption of the LUCE in 2010, (the updated Land Use & Circulation Element component of the City’s General Plan) Planning staff and consultants have been evaluating the...

I’m Back

By Councilmember Tony Vazquez After an intense and exciting election season in November 2012, I am honored to be representing your interests as a member of the Santa Monica City Council. I’m thankful for...

SMRR’s Top Achievements

At least a dozen  By Denny Zane, Genise Schnitman & Michael Tarbet 1. Bringing Rent Control to Santa Monica & Maintaining our Diverse Character: In the late ‘70s, an era of rampant speculation, seniors &...