I. When my family moved to Seattle from Santa Monica last September, I knew there would be a lot of things I would miss. I would miss our awesome upstairs neighbors, a pair of lovely economists who would invite us up for pizza, beer, and vicious games of Settlers of […]
Dear City Council- My name is Adam Rakunas, and I live in the Wilmont neighborhood. I ride all over the city with my daughter in our cargo bike, and I am excited about the possibilities that will come with the Michigan Avenue Greenway. Right now, the ride to Virginia Avenue […]
Hello. Do you live in Santa Monica? If so, please read. Note: there is potential for you to get delicious, delicious cookies.
Hi, Bobby! It’s your old buddy, Adam. Remember me? You called me last November and asked me to vote for you, and I said I wouldn’t because you were promoting that ballot measure that the I’ve-Got-Mine Homeowners association was pushing? Of course you remember me. We’re buds! Anyway, remember how […]
I had this great idea, back when I got my first unsolicted campaign mailer in May. I thought, hey, wouldn’t it be funny to hang on to all of the junk mail and show how big the stack got? It would be like high school, when I got enough college […]
I was wrong in my predictions, though anything can happen within the next two weeks. Unfortunately. The winner by volume is Santa Monicans for Sensible Priorities and its variations. Oh, I’m sure they’re all different groups made of civic-minded citizens and business owners, but they’ve dumped the most crap in […]
So far, the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce is winning the Political Junk Mail race. The current score: SMCoC: 4. They also win the He Who Casts The First Stone Award for sending us their first glossy flyer back in May. The Team for Change (aka The Slate With The […]