Jason Islas

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Jason Islas is the editor of Santa Monica Next and the director of the Vote Local Campaign. Before joining Next in May 2014, Jason had covered land use, transit, politics and breaking news for The Lookout, the city’s oldest news website, since February 2011.

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Anti-Union Website Draws Ire from Santa Monica Leaders

A national anti-union organization took aim at UNITE HERE Local 11, the regional hospitality workers' union earlier this month, spurring responses from Santa Monica...

Bill to End Statewide Limits on Rent Control Fails in Committee

Last Thursday, the California State Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee narrowly killed a controversial bill that would have repealed the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing...

New Plans Revealed for Gehry-Designed Project in Santa Monica

The team behind a proposed Frank Gehry-designed hotel at Santa Monica Boulevard and Ocean Avenue revealed revised plans Thursday night at a well-attended community...

Santa Monica Hotel Workers Allege Lost Wages, Break Time in California Labor Council Complaint

Workers at Santa Monica's Le Merigot hotel filed a complaint Wednesday with the California Labor Commission, alleging thousands of dollars in lost wages and...

Following Crash, Santa Monica Issues Guidelines for Using Electric Scooters

After a woman riding an electric scooter was injured in a crash earlier this week, the city of Santa Monica issued safety tips for...

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Help Shape Bike Parking in State Building Code

The Building Standards Commission is updating the California Building...

Ridership Booming on A and E (Expo) Line a Year After Regional Connector Opens

Metro’s most recent ridership reports that ridership growth on...

Celebrate Summer with the Conservancy

The following newsletter from the Santa Monica Conservancy contains...
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