Rick Cole

City of Santa Monica

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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

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