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Rick Cole

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Rick Cole is City Manager of Santa Monica, California. He is a former City Manager of Azusa.

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When a charter company named JetSuiteX cooked up plans to "Uber-ize" aeronautics, offering low-cost seats on private jets flying out of Santa Monica Airport starting next week, little…

The Future of Santa Monica Airport

When a charter company named JetSuiteX cooked up plans to "Uber-ize" aeronautics, offering low-cost seats on private jets flying out of Santa Monica Airport starting next week, little…

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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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