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Entries in Santa Monica Businesses (7)

Wednesday
May082019

Most Loved

SM Daily Press:  The City of Santa Monica hosted a celebration on Tuesday night for Santa Monica’s Most Loved Businesses. Voters make their choices during the annual Most Loved competition in February and the winners are announced in partnership with several organizations including the Chamber of Commerce, local business districts, Buy Local and the Santa Monica Daily Press.  Read more > 

Saturday
May042019

Santa Monica Businesses Recognized for Environmental Excellence at 2019 Sustainable Quality Awards

SantaMonica.gov:  Every year for the past 24 years, the Sustainable Quality Awards (SQAs) has celebrated Santa Monica businesses that demonstrate the importance of economic vitality, social equity and environmental protection in their business model. Winning businesses are not just doing great things to protect the environment, but they are also being responsible to their employees and giving back to the community.  Read more >

Wednesday
Oct312018

The delicious evolution of Santa Monica

Forbes.com:  Although enveloped into the greater Los Angeles metro area, Santa Monica has long existed in its own cozy, little beach bubble. It's got the sun, it's got the sand, but until relatively recently it didn't offer visitors very much of anything else. You'd come to soak up the sights, people watch along the pier, and then perhaps brave the traffic back to whatever part of town offered more reliable high end food and lodging. Not anymore. The Santa Monica of 2018 is suddenly a premiere destination not just for tourists, but for Southern Californian gourmands in search of a weekend staycation right in their own backyard. What gives?

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Wednesday
Aug152018

City Council Bans Single-Use Plastics for Prepared Foods

Santa Monica Patch: The Santa Monica City Council approved a revision to the 2007 Nonrecyclable Plastic Food Service Container Ordinance Tuesday night to expand plastics banned to include all single-use plastics for prepared foods. This includes straws, lids, utensils, plates, bowls, trays, containers, stirrers, cups, and lid plugs, according to the City. The ordinance requirements will go into effect January 1, 2019.

"This vote aligns with the City's sustainability goals and longstanding commitment to the environment, which includes a goal to achieve zero waste through diversion, composting, and recycling by 2030," the press release said.  Read more > 

Thursday
Jun072018

30 Things To Do In Santa Monica With Kids

MommyPoppins.com:  Whether you're a lucky family living in one of America's most popular tourist destinations, or a lucky tourist who's just arrived in Santa Monica, finding the fun in this gem of a SoCal seaside town isn't hard. When tourists from other countries imagine Los Angeles, what they're really picturing is Santa Monica. When Santa Monicans imagine Los Angeles, they just stay in Santa Monica. Between the miles of beaches, the wonderful and numerous city parks, and the inviting pedestrian zones, you might not need help finding a day's activities in Santa Monica; but if you do, we've got 30 great ideas for you.  Read more > >