The People-s Republic of Santa Monica?

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It was once so liberal that landlords and developers called it the -People-s Republic of Santa Monica,- but Tom Hayden-s gone mainstream, Jane Fonda-s moved away, and rent control has been pre-empted by state law. While Harry Shearer still calls it -the home of the homeless,- yesterday-s hippies are flying own planes, driving Jaguars and shopping at designer boutiques. Now, with a City Council that-s made it a crime to sleep in a doorway and an electorate that-s voted down the living wage, does Santa Monica have even the slightest residue of liberal guilt left? We hear more about affordable housing, soaring property values, the changing nature of the city, and -the challenge of too much success- from Santa Monica-s Green Party Mayor, Michael Feinstein, and attorney-activist Tom Larmore.
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