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Kevin McKeown

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Councilman for the City of Santa Monica

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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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Harbor Replacement Station and Jail  2175 S. John Gibson Blvd. San Pedro, CA 90731 Architect:  Perkins & Will    Hollenbeck Replacement Station  2111 East 1st St.

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Harbor Replacement Station and Jail 2175 S. John Gibson Blvd. San Pedro, CA 90731 Architect: Perkins & Will Hollenbeck Replacement Station 2111 East 1st St.

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Tomorrow night, the Santa Monica City Council will take up a proposal to house billionaire  Eli Broad's collection  of nearly 2000 pieces of contemporary art on city land next to the…

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