Santa Monica Observer - Community, Diversity, Sustainability and other Overused Words

LAFD Firefighters Dramatically Rescue 4 Children From South L.A. Fire

VERMONT KNOLLS - Four children were dramatically rescued by firefighters, when flames erupted in a one story South Los Angeles home late Monday night. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at...

Ivanka Trump Moves to DC to Take a Quasi First Lady Role, Says CS Monitor

Donald Trump is not the only member of the Trump organization who starts a new job on Friday. Ivanka Trump has stepped down from her post at the Trump Organization, the Christian Science Monitor...

Video

Donald Trump to Play Accordion at Inaugural Ball

Watching Donald Trump play an accordion is one thing. But few people really appreciate the connection between Donald Trump and music. Though recent songs refer to Trump's campaign and subsequent...

Susan "Spooky" Schueler Moves From Teaching High School to Channeling The Afterlife

Susan "Spooky" Schueler, 51, taught high school English at Culver City High. But in 2015 she left the public education system in order to become a professional psychic medium. While a psychic...

Astonishing Figure: City will spend $141,000,000 to build a 50,000 sft building.

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I am writing about my upcoming, January 24th, City Council appeal hearing of the $86 million that is about to be spent on an annex to the backside of the Santa Monica City ...

Small City Set to Build The Most Expensive Public Building in World History

• Proposed building "massing" overhangs the historic City Hall building on the south side as it will project all the way to the sidewalk and disturbs the historically significant streetscape view...

Mudslide Closes Laurel Canyon Boulevard from Hollywood to Mulholland Drive

Adrian Copeland noticed a crack in his balcony on W. Colt Ave. above Laurel Canyon. He rents the home with his wife. The Copelands ran out of the house Wednesday afternoon after hearing a noise,...

If "The Country is Overwhelmed with Fear," Then Maybe It's Time to Limit Presidential Power

WELCOME TO OUR WORLD Senator Diane Feinstein said, "The country is overwhelmed with fear". Well, if that were true, Senator, Trump wouldn't be President-elect, would he? But, I understand, I really...

Even Dogs Are Welcome at Ashland-Hill's Casual Beer and Wine Garden

Ashland Hill, a Santa Monica favorite amongst locals, will be celebrating its second anniversary at the end of the month. The casual beer and wine garden features California-inspired bites, a...

Los Angeles Restaurants on the Hook for Fish Fraud, Says UCLA/Marymount Study

Something fishy is going on in the Los Angeles sushi industry. Local diners might be shocked to find out that sushi restaurants have been casting a lie for years, serving yellowtail that might not be ...

Is Barron Trump Autistic? Some Dare to Ask Whether President Trump's Son Battles Autism

One day, he will be the first boy to live in the White House since JFK, Jr. He's fidgety, socially awkward, doesn't speak or shake hands, wobbles when he walks and engages in repetitive behaviors....

University High/Pepperdine's Coach Richard Kampmann Said to be Near Death at 92

Coach Richard Kampmann, University High School's beloved track and cross country coach who later coached track and cross country distance running at Pepperdine University, is near death, says his...

SMMUSD Superintendent Ben Drati: Santa Monica's Ambassador to the Outside World

Dear Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District students, staff, parents and communities: I am humbled and delighted to join you as your superintendent. I have great respect and appreciation for the ...

Tiffany Trump Set to Enroll at Harvard Law School in September

Tiffany Trump, the 23-year-old daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, toured Harvard Law School on Tuesday. A number of students at the country's largest, oldest and most prestigious law school...

$69.99 Daily Flights from Los Angeles or San Francisco to Europe from WOW Airlines

WOW air, Iceland's ultra-low cost transatlantic airline, has announced its lowest airline prices yet for customers traveling daily from the West Coast to Europe. For a limited time, $69.99 tickets...

100 Percent Revenue Growth for Energy Storage Provider SimpliPhi Power along with Nearly Double Deployments in 2016

In just one year, SimpliPhi Power has nearly doubled its energy storage deployments from 5 MW in mid-2015 to 9MW at the end of 2016, and increased its revenue by over 100 percent, making it the...

Def Leppard Announces North American Tour With Poison and Tesla

Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock Magazine Album of the Year award, Def Leppard announce they will return to the road this spring for a three month run across North America. The Live...

U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017

Live Nation today announced that U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band's classic album. Each show will...

Terrorism Expert Malcolm Nance Explains How the Russians Stole the Election

In a book published one month before the election, New York Times bestselling author Malcolm Nance not only identifies the hackers as Russian but digs deep into the biggest political scandal since...

Purple Line Between Wilshire/La Cienega and Century City Gets Funded

Metro will receive nearly $1.6 billion in Federal grants and loans to build the Purple Line Extension to Beverly Hills and Century City. The U.S. Department of Transportation is committing nearly...

Donald Trump Receives Policy Statement from National Council of Churches

BEFORE THE OATH OF OFFICE IS TAKEN Statement By Major Christian Organizations on President-Elect Trump's Policy Agenda and Political Appointments Washington, D.C., January 6, 2017-As our nation...

Utah Congressman Rob Bishop Wins Rubber Dodo Award

The Center for Biological Diversity has given Utah Congressman Rob Bishop its annual Rubber Dodo award. The statue is awarded each year to the person or group who has most aggressively sought to...

Video

Tiffany Trump to Sing "I'm Like a Bird" at Pres. Donald Trump's Inauguration

Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany will fill in the gap at her father's presidential inauguration, after several mainstream Hollywood acts passed on the opportunity to perform in front of 63,000,000 TV...

38 Million Californians Can No Longer Fly Without a Passport

The State of California decided to issue a drivers license to any illegal alien who can vote (they register them to vote at the same time, too. We're not making this stuff up--the Dems control both...

Singer George Michael Succumbs to HIV/AIDS at 53, at Home in England

Singer George Michael has died at 53. He was undeniably enormously talented, and by all accounts, kind-hearted. He also engaged in anonymous sex in places like public bathrooms, and had not one, but...

Roadtrip to Niger - A journey with the Nomads in Niger Hosts Screening in Ojai

The Tuareg people inhabit the Sahara desert, in a vast area stretching from far southwestern Libya to southern Algeria, Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. It is one of the world's most remote and little...

Barrage of Plastic Pollutants Entering Santa Monica Bay from Monday Rains Goes Viral

I bumped into local photographer, Fabian Lewkowicz, on the bike path next to the Pico-Kenter Storm Drain this past Monday morning at 7:30am. I was in a hurry to get to work, but took my ninth annual...

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2016

Rendered 01/17/2017 10:56