September 2007

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Santa Monica – Anti-Airport Types At It Again

Wednesday August 29, 2007
More than 100 Rally for Airport Safety
By Anita Varghese
The Santa Monica (CA) Lookout

In what resembled more a sports pep rally than a political demonstration, more than 100 neighbors of Santa Monica Airport voiced their vehement opposition Tuesday evening to a runway safety plan crafted by federal officials. The rally on the City Hall lawn — which was aired on evening newscasts — took place before Federal Aviation Administration officials presented a plan to the City Council that fails to shorten the length of the runway and would allow larger jets to take off and land close to homes.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Santa Monica – Anti-Airport Types At It Again

Wednesday August 29, 2007
More than 100 Rally for Airport Safety
By Anita Varghese
The Santa Monica (CA) Lookout

In what resembled more a sports pep rally than a political demonstration, more than 100 neighbors of Santa Monica Airport voiced their vehement opposition Tuesday evening to a runway safety plan crafted by federal officials. The rally on the City Hall lawn — which was aired on evening newscasts — took place before Federal Aviation Administration officials presented a plan to the City Council that fails to shorten the length of the runway and would allow larger jets to take off and land close to homes.