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 By Observer Staff    News    June 16, 2018 

Korean Expats Hold Summit Party in Mid Wilshire to Watch Trump Meet Kim

A group of expatriate Korean Americans held a summit watching party Monday night, as President Donald Trump met DPRK leader Kim Jong Eun in Singapore. Due to the time shift, much of the activity was...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 13, 2018

Woman Hangs Over the Edge from a Parking Garage on 4th Street After collision

Vehicle Collision at Santa Monica Parking Garage On Monday at 10:30 a.m. Santa Monica Firefighters responded to City Parking Structure # 5 located at 1440 4th Street for a report of a vehicle hanging...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2018

Trader Joe's to Open at 23rd and Wilshire Blvd, Across from Whole Foods Market in Santa Monica

Just when you thought it was safe to drive down Wilshire Blvd, Trader Joes is eyeing a sight directly across the street from Whole Foods Market. Actually, our sources say a lease has been signed, and...

 
 By Observer Staff    Schools    June 5, 2018

SMC Will Award First Bachelors Degrees in June 12, 2018 Ceremony

Santa Monica College's 88th commencement ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12 at Corsair Field, said the school in a press release. About 675 of the more than 4,500 students who...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2018

Drinking and Depressed, Kate Spade Hangs Herself With a Red Kate Spade Branded Scarf

Fashion designer Kate Spade hung herself with a Kate Spade scarf. First Responders found the fashion maven hanging from a doorknob and a scarf in her Manhattan apartment. She was 55 years old and...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 1, 2018

Latina Woman Racially Insulted for Being White in Santa Monica Parking Lot

Gina Fuentes, a longtime resident of Santa Monica and a person active in the local Latin community, says that she was verbally assaulted at Extra Space Storage on 3250 Olympic Blvd in Santa Monica....

 
 By Observer Staff    Schools    May 17, 2018

Culver City High School Student Completes 12 years of Dance at Westside School of Ballet

Toscana Finke is a graduating senior from Culver City High School who has been dancing at Westside School of Ballet for over 12 years, three of those at the most advanced level (Level 7). She is one...

 

What About Men's Feelings Anyway? "Welcome to the Men's Group" Opens May 18

"Welcome to the Men's Group" takes us inside the intimate dynamic of an all- male support group when they gather one morning for a ritual breakfast and their unique form of male bonding. One Sunday a...

 

Why Entertainment Industry Tenants Are Not Like Other Commercial Tenants

San Diego, May 11, 2018 - One of the most challenging tenants served by real estate brokers are entertainment production companies. "What makes film and television tenants difficult to place is the...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 10, 2018

Santa Monica Fire Rescues Man From the Cliffs Above Pacific Coast Highway

The Santa Monica Fire Dept says that it has lifted and rescued a man in his late 20's from the side of the cliffs just west of Palisades Park. About 20 firefighters responded to the 1100 block of Ocea...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 7, 2018

Death looming, John McCain Battles Brain Tumor and Reminisces

Several news sources are reporting that Sen. John McCain, 81 has died of a Glioblastoma at age 81. The US Senator and former US Presidential candidate has not been seen publicly in several weeks. He a...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 7, 2018

SMC Race Fight Between 20 Year Old Black Woman and 80 Year Old White Man Goes Viral

After recording a fight seen by millions of Youtube viewers, SMC police arrested LA Resident Allan Shinerock, 80, for assault and battery on school property. Shinerock threw fists at a 20 year old...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 7, 2018

For a Local Church May 20th is the Last Day of Feeding the Homeless in Reed Park

For the last 17 years, I have fed the homeless in Reed Park as part of The Vineyard Church's programs. I've been doing it for over 17 years, and I am told that May 20th will be our last day. This is...

 

Who is Claire Boucher aka Grimes, Elon Musk's Latest Special Lady Friend?

Grimes and Elon Musk made their relationship debut at the 2018 Met Gala on May 7th. So we know he likes brainy chicks, and that she dresses Goth, and likes geeks. But who is Claire Boucher aka Grimes?...

 

From This, You Make a Living? Jumpstart Hollywood Seminars Starring Judi Levine

Local resident Producer Judi Levine has been in LA for almost 25 years and has experienced first-hand the challenges of maintaining a career in the Hollywood entertainment business. After watching too...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 27, 2018

54 Year Old Connecticut Man Charged in April 18 Expo Train Line Crash

Earlier today, Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) Traffic Investigators filed charges on a suspect involved in a traffic collision involving a vehicle and a Metro Expo Line train. The suspect is...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 24, 2018

Pro Trump Protest at the Federal Building in Westwood Sunday April 22, 2018

4/22: Hundreds of Trump supporters rallied at the Federal  building Sunday, bearing signs like "Honk for Trump" or "He Won Get Over It!" Some thanked President Donald Trump'sfor  decision to...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 17, 2018

Miramar Hotel Proposes Slightly Less Humongous Design at 130 feet

The owners of Santa Monica's historic Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows on Ocean and Wilshire unveiled new plans for a major expansion. At least they no longer call for a 21-story tower, reports...

 
 By Observer Staff    Events   

Pilots to be Honored at Museum of Flying, including Dick Rutan and Angela Masson

The Museum of Flying has confirmed the attendance of the 2018 inductees into the California Aviation Hall of Fame. They are Angela Masson, Mike Melvill, Dick Rutan, and Barry Schiff. The Induction...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 17, 2018

Homeless Man Killed in Venice Hit and Run on Speedway and Wavecrest

4/19: A 32 year old homeless man was killed by a hit and run driver early Thursday morning, police said. Like the victim, the only witnesses to the post midnight incident were other homeless people...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 17, 2018

Three Injured in Metro Expo Line Collision at Lincoln and Colorado Blvd

4/19/18: Three people were hospitalized early Thursday morning after their vehicle was struck by a Metro Expo Line Train at Lincoln Blvd and Colorado, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department said. An SUV...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 13, 2018

Backpage Owner Pleads Guilty, Agree to Permanent Injunction Shutting Down Backpage.com

California Attorney General's office today announced that defendant Carl Ferrer, Chief Executive Officer of online sex advertising website Backpage.com, has pled guilty to one charge of conspiracy...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 13, 2018

Former Santa Monica City Councilmember Bob Holbrook Undergoing Chemo Therapy

The City Clerk confirms that former City Councilmember Bob Holbrook is undergoing chemo therapy. The City Council's office would not state anything else definitive about Holbrook's health, except...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 13, 2018

Gas Leak in Venice and Ocean Park Determined to be Natural

Update, 3 pm: After investigating multiple reports of a methane or other oder in the 500 block of Venice Blvd, the Los Angeles Fire Department and the Southern California Gas Company, determined the...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 9, 2018

Biggest Earthquake in 10 Years Hits Southern California Thursday April 5, 2018

An earthquake measured at a preliminary magnitude of 5.3 on the Richter scale, struck in the seas off Santa Cruz Island on Thursday afternoon just after 12:30 Office workers in downtown Los Angeles...

 

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