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Pico Boulevard Affordable Housing Project Tops Out

Brunson Terrance coming to 1819 Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica. Community Corp. of Santa Monica has completed wood framing on the Brunson Terrace apartments project on Pico Boulevard as reported by Urbanize Los Angeles a year after the construction began. The project is being constructed at 1819 Pico Boulevard, which...
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First Look: Inside a $9.5 Million Condo at the Mandarin Oriental Residences in Beverly Hills

Click here to read the full article. Mandarin Oriental Residences is officially taking offers for condos in its first standalone property in the US, and Robb Report just got an exclusive sneak peek inside. Located on the swanky Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, the new development spans a massive 323,000 square feet and comprises 54 hotel-branded residences that range from one to four bedrooms. Six whopping penthouses can also be found on the top floor. A stone’s throw from Rodeo Drive and the famous Golden Triangle, the high-end condominium was built by luxury development and investment firm SHVO and features upscale interiors...
BEVERLY HILLS, CA
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More than a dozen people injured after bus, big rig collide in El Segundo

More than a dozen people were injured when a bus crashed into a big rig in El Segundo Monday morning. Both El Segundo Fire Department and Los Angeles Fire Department were on the scene near the Imperial Highway and Douglas Streets areas near LAX at around 8:30 a.m. after the bus reportedly crashed into a parked semi truck. The bus, a Los Angeles Commuter Express vehicle, overturned as a result of the collision, leaving four people -- including the driver -- in critical condition, and more than 10 others injured. As a result, all eastbound lanes of Imperial Highway at Douglas St. were closed for investigation.
EL SEGUNDO, CA
foxla.com

'Cardboard City' opens in Santa Monica

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - Looking for something fun to do with the kiddos?. Cardboard City is open to the public - and it's free!. The exhibit features inspirational cardboard art from local artists and will showcase new works from artists-in-residence each week. You'll also be able to make your own...
SANTA MONICA, CA
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Hermanito Coming To Santa Monica…

Some excellent sleuthing on the part of one of my readers (Thanks Helen!) uncovered the mystery of what has leased the former Swingers space at 802 Broadway (corner of Lincoln) in Santa Monica. She was able to discover a municipal application that reveals the name of the new business. Apparently, it is none other than a Sawtelle’s white-hot Mexican destination Hermanito. And this guy’s company is doing the design and consulting. Interesting…
SANTA MONICA, CA
TMZ.com

Kendall Jenner, Devin Booker Spotted Together Amid Breakup Reports

Kendall Jenner might not be as single as everyone thinks ... she was just spotted spending some alone time with Devin Booker. The two were together at Soho House in Malibu Sunday ... seemingly in good spirits as they passed each other some flirty looks. Rumors have been spreading that...
MALIBU, CA
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Santa Monica Daily Press

School funding update focuses on meeting state goals

Santa Monica’s local school district depends on state funding, to the tune of about $116 million as of the most recent budget (out of a total budget of $176 million for 2022-23). Much of that funding is determined by the District’s LCAP, or Local Control and Accountability Plan. This is money set aside to meet certain priorities established by the State of California.
SANTA MONICA, CA
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Santa Monica Daily Press

Council begrudgingly adopts revised Housing Element

While every Councilmember had issues with the revisions to Santa Monica’s state mandated plan to demonstrate capacity for almost 9,000 new units of housing by 2029, they begrudgingly approved the draft in a six to one revote. Under the state’s Regional Housing Needs Assessment (RHNA), Santa Monica has been...
SANTA MONICA, CA
Sacramento Observer

Local Centenarian Is Celebrated

She has worn many hats over the course of her life and Dr. Bernyse Anderson Hunter just put on yet another one: a party hat. Dr. Hunter celebrated her 109th birthday last week, surrounded by loved ones who know that every birthday at this stage is a milestone. “We love...
SANTA MONICA, CA
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