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It’s a lamentable fact of political life that winning an election for superior court judge in California often depends on what job description the candidate chooses to put on the ballot.




 

Five years ago, a proposed law banning the use of polystyrene containers to serve burgers, salads and other prepared foods failed in the state Assembly after heavy opposition from the plastics industry and the Chamber of Commerce. The environmental hazards posed by this form of plastic foam haven’t changed since then, but a lot of other things have.




State Senator Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica) has been appointed to the governing board of the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, his office announced Tuesday.




California faces a transportation crisis, with gridlock, crushing commutes and significant negative impacts on our environment, economy and quality of life.




Posted Jun. 23, 2016 11:33am

by Santa Monica Mirror Staff




By Gregory S. McNeal