Santa Monicans versus Development

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After years of massive commercial development in the 80's ad 90's, Santa Monica experienced a lull. But it's booming again, and one new project — barely approved by the City Council — has angry opponents saying there's not enough housing. But there's so much office space there'll be 7000 new trips every day on the 10 Freeway, which is already approaching gridlock. We hear about efforts to kill it on this year's Santa Monica ballot. Also, do Republicans have the candidates to rebuild their party in California?

Image-for-WWLA.jpgLater, on To the Point, in yesterday's referendum, more than 95% of Crimean voters elected to leave Ukraine and rejoin Russia. Is it too late for Vladimir Putin to turn back? Does he want to? What are the options for the US and Europe?

 
Banner image: Artist's rendering of Bergamot Transit Village Center
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Warren Olney