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City Manager Says Mark Benjamin Was A Tremendous Partner For The City

Posted Oct. 4, 2013, 3:52 pm

Santa Monica City Manager Rod Gould has extended his condolences on behalf of the City to all the families of the victims of Sunday's tragic aircraft accident at Santa Monica Airport.

Flowers and a photo displayed against a wall at Santa Monica College for Marcela Dia Franco, 26, remembers the life of an incoming SMC student who died of her injuries at Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood that she sustained during Friday's shooting at SMC.

City Manager, Opinion, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, Columnist, Police Department

Santa Monica Mourns, Heals Following Mass Shooting

Posted Jun. 15, 2013, 8:47 am

“California Dreaming” could have been written for a day such as Friday, June 7, 2013. It was a postcard day of sunshine, light breezes, and ocean waves. President Obama was in Santa Monica and the biggest problem of the day was avoiding the motorcade when driving through town.'

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Santa Monica City Manager Rod Gould To Host Three 'Santa Monica Talks' Sessions

Posted Nov. 1, 2012, 1:24 am

Starting Nov. 10, The City of Santa Monica is holding "Santa Monica Talks," previously called "Can We Talk?" its annual series of community meetings.

Rod Gould, Santa Monica City Manager

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City Manager Rod Gould Installed As West Coast Regional VP Of ICMA

Posted Oct. 10, 2012, 2:06 am

Santa Monica City Manager Rod Gould has been installed for a three-year term as West Coast Regional Vice President of ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.

A rendering of the brightly-colored ‘paint drip’ sculpture for the east façade of the new Parking Structure 6 at a cost of $125,000.

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Paint Drip Artwork Approved For Santa Monica's Parking Structure Six

Posted Jun. 16, 2012, 11:00 pm

The Santa Monica City Manager’s office will be entering into a professional services contract with artist Mike Ross for $125,000 “for the fabrication and installation of an artwork for the east façade of Parking Structure 6.”

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City Manager Names City's New Director Of Finance

Posted Jan. 17, 2012, 10:00 am

Santa Monica City Manager today named Gigi Decavalles-Hughes as the city’s Director of Finance. She has been serving as Acting Director of Financ...

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Santa Monica City Manager, Attorney To Meet With FAA Officials

Posted Sep. 9, 2011, 1:48 am

Santa Monica City Manager Rod Gould and City Attorney Marsha Moutrie will travel to Washington, D.C. next week to meet with Federal Aviation Admini...

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Santa Monica to Consider Budgets of More Than $600 Million

Posted May. 23, 2011, 3:18 pm

The Santa Monica City Council will spend three days reviewing its biennial budget, which covers nearly $1.3 billion in expenditures for fiscal year...

Fault map of Santa Monica Bay and vicinity as provided by USGS and SCEC (1994). Approximate Santa Monica Location indicated in red.

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Santa Monica Officials Talk Emergency Preparedness

Posted Mar. 18, 2011, 4:28 pm

In the Hollywood culture of the U.S. – and even more prominent in Southern California – disaster movies can make the real possibility of a cata...

Santa Monica Police Department Chief Timothy Jackman (left) and Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board member Oscar de la Torre (Right) talk immediately after a discussion before the Santa Monica City Council about the police department's questionable investigation practices against de la Torre.

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City Manager Takes Responsibility for Messy Police Investigation

Posted Feb. 23, 2011, 10:00 pm

At the city council's Feb. 22 meeting, City Manager Rod Gould publicly took responsibility for the Santa Monica Police Department’s questionable investigation practices into a local school board member, Oscar de la Torre, who was investigated child endangerment in regard to his involvement in breaking up a March 16, 2010 fight between two 17-year-olds.

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Three Appointed City Employees to Be Subject to Annual Review

Posted Feb. 16, 2011, 11:22 pm

Santa Monica’s council members are accountable to the voting public every two years. Now, the three city employees who are appointed by the counc...

Rod Gould, Santa Monica City Manager, delivers his State of the City address on Jan. 27, 2011.

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Santa Monica's State of the City Address

Posted Jan. 27, 2011, 2:36 pm

Nearly 400 residents and people hailing from local business, government, law enforcement, healthcare, and education filled The Eli and Edythe Broad...

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City Manager Meetings Good for City and Residents Alike

Posted Dec. 9, 2010, 12:53 am

An overview of the issues discussed during this years neighborhood meetings with Santa Monica's City Manager, Rod Gould.

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Lamont Ewell Returns from Retirement

Posted Mar. 17, 2010, 5:00 pm

Santa Monica's highly regarded former city manager who retired in January, has accepted a job as Culver City’s interim city manager until July as...

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City Manager P. Lamont Ewell Is Retiring

Posted Aug. 12, 2009, 5:00 pm

Santa Monica was taken by surprise by City Manager Lamont’s Ewell’s announcement on August 12 that he has decided to retire at the end of this ...

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