Anuj Gupta

Deputy City Manager, Director of Policy - ‎City of Santa Monica

Deputy City Manager, Director of Policy - ‎City of Santa Monica

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The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.

City of Santa Monica lets restaurants serve in parking lanes, taking on the primacy of the automobile

The restaurants on Santa Monica’s Main Street took a huge hit from the COVID-19 shutdown.

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Last fall a battery-powered, adult-size variant on a Razor scooter appeared on the streets of downtown Santa Monica.

Scooter-sharing startup Bird takes flight in Santa Monica

Last fall a battery-powered, adult-size variant on a Razor scooter appeared on the streets of downtown Santa Monica.

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We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.