At the same time that the City of Santa Monica is exploring all options to confirm its rights over the land it owns at Santa Monica Airport, so that it can close the airport in 2015 when its 1984 Settlement Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expires, unnamed pro-airport groups are using the controversialContinue reading »
Monthly Archives: "February 2014"
Park advocates undaunted by judge’s ruling
“This isn’t going to stop Santa Monica getting its park,” A2P spokesman Frank Gruber said in response to the ruling. “The decision was on narrow procedural grounds, and doesn’t alter the fact that the people of Santa Monica bought this land through a park bond a century ago. We are quietly confident that when the dustContinue reading »
$6 million available anually to maintain Airport Great Park
Santa Monica, CA –Millions of dollars in rental income could be available to pay the operating costs of the Santa Monica Airport Great Park once federal restrictions on airport rents are lifted, Airport Commission Chairman David Goddard told a public meeting at the Santa Monica Main Library on Thursday, January 30th. The panel discussion, openContinue reading »