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 By Observer Staff    News    February 16, 2018 

Genesis Open: Adam Scott, Dustin Johnson Tee Off

Bubba Watson is moving to challenge for the lead in the morning tee times, reaching 5 under to join first round leader Tony Finau, Patrick cantlay, and Jamie lovemark Friday morning. The move of the...

 

Scottrade Bank to Close Santa Monica Branch on February 17th

Scottrade Bank NA has formally announced that it's branch on Wilshire Blvd near 5th Street is closing in February. Scottrade was purchased by TDA Bank/ TD Ameritrade last year, and two branches...

 

City Attorney Settles Second Wage Enforcement Suit against Merchants Building Maintenance

The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office says that it has settled a wage enforcement case against Merchants Building Maintenance, LLC, a janitorial and security services company. Merchants was charged...

 

National Annual Homeless Counts Santa Monica, Westside Population

In a way, it is a contest no one wants to win. Wednesday night, the Cat of Santa Monica conducted its annual homeless count. The count is expected to show a growing population of homeless people are...

 

Your Lego Home is your Lego Castle: First Legoland Hotel Opens in Carlsbad

Hammers pounding, saws cutting and drills buzzing were some of the sounds heard by the media in front of Legoland Castle Hotel at Legoland California Resort as Merlin the wizard unraveled his scroll...

 

Car Crash at 18th and Wilshire Blvd Seriously Injures Driver

According to neighbors a "big accident" on Wilshire Blvd between 17th and 18th street occurred late Wednesday afternoon. The Santa Monica Police Dept closed Wilshire Blvd between 16th and 18th into...

 
 By Observer Staff    Events   

SM Place Lunar New Year Event Feb 17. Year of the Dog

Santa Monica Place commemorates the Year of the Dog with its annual Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, February 17 from 2 – 6 p.m. Hosted by Katherine Ho from The Voice on NBC, celebrations w...

 
 By Observer Staff    Events   

Jacaranda presents Pre-Concert Talk and the Concert "Indivisible: Music of Frederic Rzewski & Julius Eastman"

Jacaranda presents Pre-Concert Talk and the Concert "Indivisible: Music of Frederic Rzewski & Julius Eastman" Saturday, January 20, Pre-Concert Conversation 7pm, Concert 8pm Renee Levine Packer,...

 

Santa Monica City Attorney and Other Prosecutors Kiss and Makes Up With eHarmony

eHarmony, one of the largest and oldest dating websites in the United States, has agreed to change its website and sales practices to better protect California consumers. The company was founded by...

 

California Marks 170 Years of Independence From Mexico & the "Capitulation of Cahuenga."

Today is the 170th anniversary of the treaty of Cahuenga, which resulted in brief California independence and then US statehood the next year. Pico Blvd is named after the last Spanish governor of...

 
 By Observer Staff    Events   

George Bye to discuss Electronic Aviation and the Future of Flight

The Santa Monica Airport Association and the airport's Museum of Flying will host a public event on Saturday, January 20. featuring George Bye, CEO of Bye Aerospace, who will discuss the benefits of...

 

Jewelry Store Robbery at 1621 Montana Avenue Friday Confirmed by SMPD

Update, 1/07/17: From Rudy Flores, SMPD PIO: On 01/05/2018 at approximately 1540 hours, a grand theft and assault with a deadly weapon occurred at the L’Oliphant jewelry store, located at 1621...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 9, 2018

SMFD Extinguishes Fire in the 1000 Block of 14th Street

SMFD has cleared a Structure Fire incident #18000255 in the 1000 Block of 14th, tweeted the Santa Monica Fire Department just after 11 pm Friday Night. The fire caused first responders to divert...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 9, 2018

Rain Expected to Bring Flash Flooding to Southern California Monday and Tuesday.

Rain began to fall in the Southern California region early Monday morning, the first significant rain since last December. Areas that burned just weeks ago were ordered evacuated. The National...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 9, 2018

Severe Mudflows in Montecito CA kill at least 13 People, Close 101 Freeway to Los Angeles

The death toll has been raised to 13, in the wake of severe mudflows in the affluent Santa Barbara town of Montecito. The town just 6 miles down the road from Santa Barbara toward Los Angeles, is the...

 

Federal Court Dismisses Santa Monica Airport Lawsuit

The United States District Court, Central District of California has dismissed a case challenging the Consent Decree between the City of Santa Monica and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for...

 

Was it a UFO, an ICBM from North Korea, or Hawthorne based SpaceX Latest Rocket?

A SpaceX rocket taking off from Vandenburg AFB Friday evening caused millions of residents of the Southwest alll the way to Arizona, to wonder if they were seeing a UFO. Or a North Korean Rocket. I th...

 

Guests Evacuated as Fire Erupts at Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica

A fire broke out Saturday afternoon at the tall Huntley Hotel just above the Third Street Promenade. Passers by phoned into the Santa Monica Fire Department as the restaurant on the tall hotel began...

 

Candy Cane Express: Santa Monica Police Dept, Fire Fighters & Santa Claus Visit Local Parks

Every year Santa Monica policemen, Fire fighters and paramedics give out candy canes and allow kids to have their photos taken with Santa. The official press release reads in part as follows: Santa...

 

The World's Most Expensive Scorched Real Estate Along the #405Fire in Bel Air

It's not shocking to those used to Chaparral fires in So Cal, but blackened hillsides are visible during the drive through the Sepulveda pass on the 405 freeway in West Los Angeles. This is an area wh...

 

SM City Council Moves 2018 Pier #TwilightConcert Series to After Labor Day

Really, you can blame Khalid for this one. After 60,000 people came to see Khalid perform on June 22, 2017, the rapper tweeted: "Around 60,000 people came out to Santa Monica to see me last night at...

 

Barnes & Noble To Be Replaced By Yet More Tech Companies. Latest Casualty of High Rents

The Barnes and Noble on Third and Wilshire is closing, reports several sources. In January 2017, it will be replaced by four tenants, one on each floor of the historic building that used to house a de...

 

Malibu, 300 LAUSD and Calabasas Schools Remain Closed due to #Creekfire

Latest on #CreekFire: -Fire is 10% contained-15 buildings destroyed, 15 damaged-Some evac orders will be cleared. Updates here: http://emergency.lacity.org/creek-fire -LAUSD schools remain closed,...

 

Bubba Gump: Life is Like a Drunken Fight, Attempted Murder

Santa Monica Police broke up the fight on the pier at 1:18 Sunday morning. Two groups of guys had an “altercation. Neither party was desirous of prosecution, and that both groups went their...

 

Local Briefs: Apartment Fire Displaces 12 Tenants--Airport Provides Firefighting Support

Twelve residents were displaced after a fire erupted early Thursday morning November 30, at a three-story apartment building in Ocean Park, SMFD officials said. The blaze was reported at 2:05 a.m....

 

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