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  • Former Big Blue Bus Director Stephanie Negriff Mourned by City of Santa Monica

    City of Santa Monica|Oct 2, 2023

    The City of Santa Monica announced that Stephanie Negriff, former director of Big Blue Bus, passed away earlier in September at age 67. Negriff rose through the ranks to become Big Blue Bus director in August 2002, having previously served in various capacities, including assistant director of operations, manager of transit development and intergovernmental relations and senior administrative analyst. Negriff retired from Big Blue Bus in 2011, after 25 years of service. Prior to joining Big...

  • Americana in the Park Concert Series at Gandara Park on September Sundays

    City of Santa Monica|Sep 5, 2022

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (August 9, 2022) - McCabe's Guitar Shop, in partnership with the City of Santa Monica, presents the second annual Americana in the Park concert series in Gandara Park, Sundays in September (4, 11, 18 & 25), from 4 – 7 p.m. The free series explores the arc of Americana music from its roots to modern forms, showcasing a diverse group of Southern California artists and styles. Each concert features a family-friendly headliner and opener. Americana in the Park is made possible b...

  • City Council Okays Second Permit-Based Shared Mobility Pilot for Santa Monica

    City of Santa Monica Press Release|Mar 15, 2021

    The Santa Monica City Council has approved a second permit-based Shared Mobility Pilot Program in the city. At its last meeting, the Council directed staff to issue a Request for Applications ("RFA") seeking up to four shared mobility operators to operate in Santa Monica from July 1, 2021, through March 30, 2023, as part of its commitment to being a multi-modal city. The Council also removed the prohibition of Class I and II electric bicycles on Santa Monica's portion of the beach bike path, in...

  • City Hires New Cultural Affairs Manager

    City of Santa Monica, Press Release|May 2, 2016

    The City of Santa Monica Community and Cultural Services Department has hired Shannon Daut to lead its Cultural Affairs Division. Daut comes to Santa Monica from the Alaska State Council of the Arts-a statewide organization that represents, supports, and advances the creative endeavors of individuals, organizations, and agencies throughout Alaska. She served as its Executive Director for five years. Daut is on the board of the National Performance Network and the Western States Arts Federation....