Press Release: Michael Feinstein Named To The Capitol's 100 Best, Brightest & Most Indispensable People in California Politics List
17 September 2014 Share
Former Santa Monica Mayor and City Councilmember Michael Feinstein was named this week to The Capitol's 100 Best, Brightest & Most Indispensable People in California Politics List.
According to CalNewsroom, an independent news website focused on California...
Press Release: Santa Monica Trades & Maintenance Teamsters Local 911 Endorses Michael Feinstein for Santa Monica City Council
09 September 2014 Share
On Monday, September 8 the Santa Monica Trades & Maintenance Teamsters Local 911 announced their endorsement of Michael Feinstein for Santa Monica City Council. We are endorsing Michael Feinstein due to his "experience, commitment, and dedication to the issues...
In Honor of Labor Day - My Council Record on Labor Issues
01 September 2014 Share
My experience supporting Santa Monica workers coincides with the rebirth of the local labor movement in 1995, when management of what was then Santa Monica’s only unionized hotel (the Miramar), sought to decertify their workers’ union - the Hotel and...
Press Release: Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin endorses Michael Feinstein for Santa Monica City Council
05 August 2014 Share
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Los Angeles City Council member Mike Bonin announced his endorsement today of former Michael Feinstein for Santa Monica City Council.
"I am enthusiastically endorsing Michael Feinstein because he is a smart, passionate progressive and a champion...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Former Santa Monica Mayor and City Councilmember Michael Feinstein was the first candidate to arrive at City Hall today for the opening of the candidate filing period, and the first to...
Press Release: City Council Campaign Announcement and Kickoff, Tuesday, June 17 in Tongva Park
16 June 2014 Share
Press Advisory: Michael Feinstein City Council Campaign Announcement and Kickoff, Tuesday, June 17 in Tongva Park
Former Santa Monica Mayor and City Councilmember Michael Feinstein will announce his 2014 City Council campaign Tuesday, June 17th. Feinstein served two terms on...
A recent decision by federal regulators to allow Internet providers to charge companies higher rates for access to faster Internet service has been roundly criticized as http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/April-2014/04_29_2014_Santa_Monicas_Alternative_to_Big_Business_Internet_Providers.html
Santa Monica’s powerful tenants’ rights group voted Saturday to oppose an effort that would put the future of the bayside city’s century-old airport on the ballot in November.http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/April-2014/04_17_2014_Santa_Monicans_for_Renters_Rights_Says_No_to_Airport_Ballot_Initiative.html
City Hall may appeal a decision by a federal judge in February to throw out a lawsuit that officials had hoped would settle a long-standing feud with the http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/April-2014/04_10_2014_Santa_Monica_Keeps_Options_Open_in_Lawsuit_against_the_FAA.html
Supporters of Santa Monica Airport can move forward with a ballot initiative to put the future of the century-old airfield before the voters in November.http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/April-2014/04_08_2014_Ballot_Initiative_to_Preserve_Santa_Monica_Airport_Moves_Forward.htmle
A citywide survey to gauge residents’ attitudes about development didn’t seem to change the minds of City Council members, who got their first chance to parse the results Tuesday.http://surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/March-2014/03_20_2014_Santa_Monica_City_Council_Grapples_with_Survey_on_Development.html
Recent phone calls to local households asking about the future of Santa Monica Airport has opponents of the century-old airfield worried.
At the same time that the City of Santa Monica is exploring all options to confirm its rights over the land it owns at Santa Monica Airport, so that it can close the airport in 2015 when its 1984 Settlement http://airport2park.org/pollsters-promote-airport-handcuffs-santa-monica/
Election Season Kicks Off in Santa Monica
11 June 2014 Share
Election season in Santa Monica got off to an early start Tuesday when political newcomer Ken Robin announced his bid for City Council.http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/February-2014/02_12_2014_Election_Season_Kicks_Off_in_Santa_Monica.html
Village Tuesday night, the conversation about the mixed-use, transit-oriented development is far from over.http://surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/February-2014/02_06_2014_Santa_Monicas_Former_Mayors_Sound_Off_on_Bergamot_Transit_Village.html
The fate of a controversial development agreement (DA) considered to be the largest ever in Santa Monica at 1681 26th Street and would transform a portion of Bergamot Station into combined commercial,http://www.smmirror.com/articles/News/City-Council-To-Continue-Hines-Development-Deliberations-On-Tuesday/39418
Bergamot Transit Village Story Not Yet Finished
11 June 2014 Share
Tuesday’s City Council public hearing on the proposed Bergamot Transit Village (BTV) is a once in a few decades opportunity for our community, http://www.surfsantamonica.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/letters/Letters-2014/01_28_2014_Letter_Santa_Monicas_Bergamot_Transit_Village_Story_Not_Yet_Finished.html
A controversial agreement for a mixed-use development approved by the City Council earlier this year will not go forward after the council voted http://www.santamonicalookout.com/ssm_site/the_lookout/news/News-2014/May-2014/05_14_2014_Council_Repeals_Approval_of_Controversial_Development.html
Former Santa Monica Mayor Michael Feinstein provides a historical context for the residents referendum on the Bergamot Transit Village/Hines Development Agreement at the May 13, 2014 meeting of the Santa Monica City Council
VIDEO: Feinstein Urges Rescinsion of Council Approval of Bergamot Transit Village Project
22 April 2014 Share
On March 11, 2014 Santa Monica residents handed in 15,512 referendum signatures against the 765,095 sq. foot Bergamot Transit Village project approved by the City Council. On April 24 the Council received official notice that the referendum qualified for the ballot. On May 13, the Council will decide whether...