SMO in the News – July 2012

The following articles relating to SMO have appeared in the press during July 2012:

Frank talk with Rod Gould (Santa Monica Daily Press, July 30, 2012)
Man charged in nail-throwing case (Santa Monica Daily Press, July 28, 2012)
Proposal Could Slash Santa Monica Airport Flight Ops By Nearly Half (SM Patch, July 26, 2012)
The Planes Of Summer Burden Our Sky… (Santa Monica Mirror, July 21, 2012)
City shelves flight school relocation proposal due to ‘public fears’ (The Argonaut, July 19, 2012)
Beating the Buzz – Marc Haefele on SMO’s airport noise plans (89.3 KPCC, July 18, 2012)
City Hall explores new ways to make SMO a friendlier place (SM Daily Press, July 17,2012)
Santa Monica Airport Outsources … to Vector Airport Solutions (Sacramento Bee, July 16, 2012)
CalPilots Meet at Santa Monica Airport (, July 15, 2012)
KNX On Your Corner: Santa Monica Airport Battle (KNX 1070, July 13, 2012)
KNX On Your Corner: Santa Monica Airport History (KNX 1070, July 13, 2012)
Council tables flight school payment plan (Santa Monica Daily Press, July 12, 2012)
Santa Monica Ditches Detested Plan to Divert Noisy Flights (Santa Monica Patch, July 11, 2012)
Santa Monica Airport’s Flight … Plan Crashes And Burns (Santa Monica Mirror, July 11, 2012)
Santa Monica backs off plan … flights to other airports (Daily Breeze, July 11, 2012)
Plan to Relocate Flight School Paths Rejected (MSNBC, July 11, 2012)
Santa Monica council shelves plan to reduce flight training (LA Times, July 11, 2012)
City Council Drops … Schools Out Of Santa Monica (KCAL-9 News, July 10, 2012) – Video
Santa Monica City Council Rejects Plan to Relocate Flight School Paths (NBC 4 LA, July 10, 2012)
Friends of Sunset Park Oppose Flight School Initiative (Santa Monica Dispatch, July 10, 2012)
BLOG: Why Rush the SMO Flight School Payoff Plan? (Santa Monica Patch, July 9, 2012)
FOX-11 News video on Relocation Plan (Fox-11 News, July 9, 2011) – Video
SMO Incentives ‘Displease’ South Bay Mayor (Santa Monica Patch, July 9, 2012)
Santa Monica Trying to Push … Surrounding Airports (LA Weekly July 9, 2012)
Opposition Mounts Against Santa Monica’s Flight Incentive Plan (NBC Los Angeles, July 9, 2012)
Santa Monica Airport diverting ‘problem’ flights…airports (Daily Breeze, July 7, 2012)
Commentary: Efforts to Quiet SMO Are Unreasonable (Santa Monica Patch, July 3, 2012)
Oil Co. Head Shares Good News About Unleaded Avgas (Santa Monica Patch, July 2, 2012)
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Santa Monica Paying Planes To Go Away  (AVweb, July 1, 2012)