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 By Christine Peake    News    May 26, 2017 

Police Take Suspect Into Custody on 20th Street near San Vicente After Barricade Situation

Police ended a barricade situation in the 200 block of 20th Street on Friday evening. It followed a home invasion and stabbing at 21st Street and Carlyle, a couple of blocks away. Police responding...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 26, 2017 

Santa Monica Grandmother Awarded Doctor of Education at Cal State LA

When Berenice Onofre Vásquez walks across the stage to receive her Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, it will mark a proud moment in a life-long journey for the 70-year-old Santa Monica...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 26, 2017 

City of Santa Monica Proposes Spending 20% More Money Next Year than This Year, Calls it "Sustainable."

The City of Santa Monica just released it's proposed 2017-18 fiscal year budget. I hope you're sitting down, because it's much bigger even than last year's $621 million budget. "The overall proposed...

 
 By Zane    News    May 26, 2017 

Emergency Recall on Refillable Propane Cylinder sold by UHaul in California

U-Haul has received notice from propane tank manufacturer Flame King that its refillable one-pound cylinder is subject to an immediate recall. Flame King manufactures the refillable one-pound...

 
 By Zane    News    May 26, 2017 

In Santa Monica: "Shaping the Future: The Digital Disruption of Talent Acquisition"

Symphony Talent, a comprehensive Talent Acquisition solutions provider, today announced the first in a series of regional events bringing together Talent Acquisition thought leaders and professionals...

 
 By Zane    News    May 26, 2017 

The Seaside Town of Morro Bay, CA Asks Travelers: Why Wait for the Weekend?

The quaint seaside town of Morro Bay, CA invites travelers to enjoy the many benefits of visiting mid-week this May and June! Avoid the crowds, enjoy the food and wine in over 80 restaurants and take...

 
 By Zane    News    May 26, 2017 

A Whole New Jupiter: First Science Results from NASA's Juno Mission

Early science results from NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter portray the largest planet in our solar system as a complex, gigantic, turbulent world, with Earth-sized polar cyclones, plunging storm...

 
 By Zane    News    May 22, 2017

Georgia Court Agrees with Greenpeace, Transfers Logging Company's RICO Case to California

Today, the United States Court for the Southern District of Georgia issued a ruling transferring the Resolute v Greenpeace lawsuit to the Northern District of California, as Resolute failed to...

 

Ariana Grande Concert Explosion Kills 19, Injures 50. Police Call It Terrorism

@Arianagrade tweeted: broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words. An iexplosion at the Manchester Arena at around 10:40pm BST on 22 May 2017, caused at least 19...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 22, 2017

Manchester Bomber: Police Searching For Salman Abedi, The Man In This Photo

Manchester police are searching for Salman Abedi, 22, in connection with the bombing outside the area Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England last night. The photo shows a man with dark hair...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 18, 2017

SamoHi Cancels Drug Seminar After Discovering Scientology is Behind the "Foundation for a Drug Free World"

After discovering that Scientology is connected with the Foundation for a Drug Free World, Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District is looking elsewhere for drug education District Superintendent B...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 18, 2017

WaPo: Syrian Government Has Constructed Crematorium to Execute Prisoners

Officials say at least 50 prisoners a day are executed, some in mass hangings, at the notorious Sednaya military prison outside of Damascus. And the officals accused Russia and Iran of complicity in...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 15, 2017

Power Vault Explosion Causes Structure Fire in New, High Density Santa Monica Apt. Building

After an underground electrical vault exploded and burned, 34 Santa Monica Police and firemen put out a structure fire at Broadway and Lincoln Blvd. on Monday night, May 8th. Two injured residents wer...

 
 By Constance Farrell    News    May 15, 2017

Santa Monica Homeless Count Shows 26% Increase in Homelessness

The City of Santa Monica conducted its annual Homeless Count on the night of January 25, 2017 in sync with the rest of L.A. County. The results were presented to the Santa Monica City Council this...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 10, 2017

"Flash Event" Injures Two Edison Employees and Darkens Santa Monica North of Wilshire

Update, Friday morning, 11:30: “I can confirm that there was a flash event last night,” said David Song, SCE’s public affairs officer. “It did not involve a transformer.” “First there was...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 10, 2017

Magnitude 3.0 Earthquake Felt in Santa Monica and Across Westside

An earthquake was felt Monday evening in Santa Monica and across Western Los Angeles County. Residents felt a sharp jolt just after 10:28 pm. The US Geological Survey says that the minor quake registe...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 10, 2017

Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks Announces September Retirement

5/5/17: In a press release as lavish with praise as her $434,000 a year paycheck, the City of Santa Monica announced that Santa Monica Police (SMPD) Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks is retiring. At 58, she...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 10, 2017

Possible Radiation Release at Hanford Nuclear Reactor in Eastern Washington State

Buried like nuclear waste in the desert is a story broke today more important than the non-stop Cable News about Trump's firing of FBI Dir. James Comey. The tunnels where tons of spent nuclear rods...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 10, 2017

We're Not Blowing Up North Korean Rockets. The Red Chinese Are

It is one of the biggest non-mysteries of Asia: Why do DPRK (North Korea) ballistic missiles keep blowing up? The DPRK Rocket Force has a recent failure rate of 90%. The answer is, because the...

 
 By Zane    News    May 10, 2017

Sunnyvale CA Braces as City Employees Prepare to go on Strike

A strike by members of the Sunnyvale Employees Association (SEA) that begins at 12.01 a.m. May 1 is expected to last for several days, inconveniencing City residents and leading to substantial...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 8, 2017

Judge Won't Stay Corona Cemetery Lawsuit, Pending Criminal Investigation

5/1/17: Riverside County Superior Court Judge Sharon Waters denied the Corona Cemetery Association's motion to stay a civil, class action lawsuit against it pending the outcome of a criminal...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 8, 2017

Exit Polls: Emmanuel Macron Won French Presidential Election by 2:1 Margin

Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron, 39, will be the next President of France. He is projected to get 66.1% of the French vote, Le Pen will receive 33.9% according to exit polls. Macron is in...

 

Santa Monica Landlord Pays $30,000 In Harassment Case Over Claimed Unpaid Rent

Note: This is a City Attorney Press Release. The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office has reached a settlement with former local landlord Sean Gharib. Under the terms of the deal, Gharib will pay the...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 5, 2017

Prince Phillip to Retire from Public Duties, Buckingham Palace Announces

When the entire British royal family was been summoned to a meeting at Buckingham Palace, the initial response was someone must have died. No, tweeted the Royal Press Office. The Queen and Prince...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 1, 2017

The Politically Incorrect Truth About Oakland's Great Train Robbery (BART)

On Saturday 60 or 70 local kids jumped the turnstiles and committed 60 or 70 robberies of a San Francisco bound BART train, as it sat in the last West Oakland BART Station on it's way to the Transbay...

 

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