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SoCoolKids Lifestyle Brand Chooses Eight Year Old Ballroom Champ Emily Dobson As New Face

Prince Died from HIV/AIDS, Sources Say

Sadly Prince Rogers Nelson passed away April 21, 2016, aged 57. Two days before, a confidential source came to SMObserved.com and told us that Prince was dying of AIDS. Our source said Prince...

"Charlie's Angels:" We Blocked Roofie Rape in Santa Monica Bar

Three Women on Facebook claim to have stopped a roofie rape at Figs at the Fairmont Thursday night at Happy Hour. The post, which has 38,000 shares on Facebook, features a photo of the three women in ...

Lost Audio Tape by Bob Hope Discovered for his 113th Birthday

One day in 1984, an 81 year old immigrant turned entertainer, walked into to a Hollywood recording studio. Bob Hope came to Sunwest Recording Studio to sing a comedic number about another...

Santa Monica Beach Most Polluted In LA County

As Southern California wrestles with historic drought, there may be one silver lining in the lack of rain clouds: steadily improving beach water quality. With a fifth consecutive year of...

Trump Stumps for Cash in Santa Monica

The ink is barely dry on the joint fundraising agreement between Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican National Committee, but discord is already brewing. As Trump sweeps through California this ...

1000's Feel the Bern at SamoHi Rally

Thousands gathered for a Monday night rally held at Santa Monica High School for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Supporters and speakers included Hollywood actress Rosario Dawson and Hollywood ...

Small Plane Overshoots Runway at Santa Monica Airport

At 1:34 PM on Sunday May 22, 2016, Santa Monica Fire Department was notified of a single engine private aircraft crash, at the east end of the Santa Monica Airport Runway. 4 Engines, a Ladder Truck,...

Shark Attacks Swimmer in Pacific off of Orange County

Officials have shut down 3 miles of Corona Del Mar State Beach in Orange County, after a young woman was bitten by an animal on her upper torso and shoulder.The woman was rushed to an OC hospital,...

SoCoolKids Lifestyle Brand Chooses Eight Year Old Ballroom Champ Emily Dobson As New Face

Santa Monica resident Lauren Mills created the popular www.SoCoolKids.Com brand out of her home after being Influenced by a close-up photograph she snapped of her young son while sharing a late...

The McCord List Founder Rachel McCord Hosts Napa Valley Online Auction Launch

Stunning Rachel McCord hosted online auction launch event for Auction Napa Valley supporting vintners such as Charles Krug, Taken, Round Pond, Coquerel and Jamieson Ranch. A hundred lucky guests and...

Local Businesses Suffer As Frontier Outages Spread

The pizza dough was ready to be tossed; the fresh vegetables were ready to be diced and and the mozzarella cheese was ready to be shredded. Nevertheless, Dagwoods Pizza Parlor on Wilshire Blvd had to ...

Alice as Captain of Her Father's Ship, The Wonder

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS is an extraordinary visual wonder from beginning to end, exhilarating the senses with eye-dropping kaleidoscopic imagery and a sweet sensitivity between Alice and the...

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