SANTA MONICA—The city of Santa Monica invites residents to attend the State of the City free of charge on Wednesday, February 12 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the SGI Auditorium on 525 Wilshire Blvd. The theme for 2020 is “Social Impact: Working together to shape our future.”

During the January 14 city council meeting, Mayor Kevin McKeown and Councilmember Greg Morena initiated a request for funds to allow residents to attend State of the City at no cost.

“At this year’s State of the City, I hope to see a better-than-ever mix of neighborhood businesses and neighborhood residents,” said McKeown.

Mayor McKeown will present the State of the City to discuss the city’s newest initiatives and economic report within the last year. Mick Ebeling will also be in attendance to speak about changing the world through technology and story.

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