Jason Islas

Santa Monica Forward / Santa Monica Next

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Communications Director for Santa Monica Forward and Editor of the website Santa Monica Next

Jason Islas on KCRW

This past Saturday, DnA and KCRW convened something called a “design jam,” a group brainstorming session.

What we learned from “Flipping the Bird”

This past Saturday, DnA and KCRW convened something called a “design jam,” a group brainstorming session.

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Angelenos are in the midst of an epic battle over what kind of city they want to live in, suburban or urban.

The southland's growing pains

Angelenos are in the midst of an epic battle over what kind of city they want to live in, suburban or urban.

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Downtown Santa Monica is being transformed from a Central Business District into a dense, walkable community of three- to seven-story mixed-use buildings attractive to young and old…

Does LUVE hurt or help Santa Monica?

Downtown Santa Monica is being transformed from a Central Business District into a dense, walkable community of three- to seven-story mixed-use buildings attractive to young and old…

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The Hollywood Forever cemetery held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday. The event features altars that must be built in 24 hours.

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