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 By Nancy Kaufman    News    April 17, 2018 

Methane Explosion at Playa del Rey would have a devastating blow to the Economy

The Playa del Rey gas storage field, owned and operated by Southern California Gas Company, was purchased by SoCal Gas in 1953 as field surplus. The storage facility dates back to pre World War Two...

 
 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    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 David Ganezer    News    April 13, 2018

Groups Seeking Term Limits Circulate Petition Among Santa Monica Voters

Santa Monicans for City Council Term Limits has begun actively circulating a petition to put a charter amendment before voters that would limit city councilmembers to three 4 year terms. "Since this...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    April 13, 2018

Lincoln Middle School Field to Open Soon

The Lincoln Middle School field, which has been undergoing restoration for most of 2 years, will open soon. "We are close to opening Lincoln MS field," says SMMUSD Spokeswoman Gail Pinsker. "We are...

 
 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 David Ganezer    News    April 9, 2018

Santa Monicans for City Council Term Limits Seeks to Upend 20 year Terms

When you're elected to City Council, it's lifetime position. Herb Katz, Christine Reed, Ken Genser and had to be carried out practically. They all died on the Council. The latter 2 had parks named...

 

Officials Monitor Two Whales Spotted Off Seal Beach

A couple of whales were spotted in the shallow waters off Seal Beach Monday morning. The whales, which drew some crowds, were first spotted around 11 am, KABC7 reported. It is unclear why the whales...

 
 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...

 
 By Stan Geene    News    April 9, 2018

Wolfgang Puck to Replace Gladstones for Fish on Sunset Beach

LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, Wolfgang Puck, Architect Frank Gehry, and some rich dude behind an LLC called "PH Beach," will soon replace the Gladstone's for Fish restaurant on the beach, with a...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 9, 2018

Barnes & Noble Building to be Common Workspace on Third Street and Wilshire

Work Well Win, a company founded by Frank Bistrian, has announced that they will convert the former bookstore at 1201 Third Street Promenade, into co-working space. Some people (of a certain age)...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 3, 2018

YouTube Shooter said to be the Dwarf in the Jose Cuervo Beer Commercials

Reports of a shooter killing several people at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno theorize, that the killer is the signature dwarf from Jose Cuervo beer commercials play it on YouTube videos. “...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    April 3, 2018

Memo at L.A. City Hall Says Amazon has Already Picked Los Angeles for Second Headquarters

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced in September that Amazon would construct a second headquarters in North America, the smart money was on Atlanta. The South's biggest City has land, a large and...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    April 3, 2018

Full House of the Faithful at Saint Monica's Catholic Church on Easter Sunday, 2018

A capacity crowd filed into Catholic Church Easter Sunday morning on April 1, 2018. People dressed in their Sunday best (mostly), had to be re-directed to the gymnasium and community center which...

 
 By Annie Jones    News    April 1, 2018

Arnold Schwarzenegger, 70, in Stable Condition after open-heart surgery to Replace Valve

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in stable condition after undergoing open-heart surgery, according to multiple media reports. During Thursday's surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Cent...

 
 By Annie Jones    News    April 1, 2018

Judge Denies Stormy Daniels Motion To Depose Trump

A Federal California Judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a motion by Stromy Daniels to depose President Donald Trump under oath as part of an ongoing legal battle over a $130,000 payout from...

 

San Francisco: Driver Runs Into 5 People With Car Following Altercation

Police in San Francisco investigate after a driver apparently intentionally hit five people Wednesday morning following an altercation. A witness told local TV station KGO-TV the driver involved in a...

 
 By Annie Jones    News    April 1, 2018

In Stunning Verdict, Jury Acquit's Pulse Gunman's Widow Noor Salman of Any Role in Massacre

A Florida jury found wife of the Pulse Nightclub shooter not guilty of obstruction of justice and helping her husband carrying out the massacre, according to multiple media reports. Noor Salman, 31,...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    March 26, 2018

Craigslist Take Personal Ads Offline Permanently, Citing New FOSTA Law

Despite predictions, it was not sexually transmitted diseases that ultimately brought down Craigslist, the king of anonymous meetings. It was Congress that finally ended it. Blaming new legislation,...

 
 By Annie Jones    News    March 26, 2018

John Bolton Appointed National Security Advisor by Trump

A source in the white house confirmed today that John Bolton would be NSA Director....

 

Two Officers Won't Face Charges in Alton Sterling Death

Officials will not file charges against two Baton Rouge police officers in the 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling after an investigation found the officers acted in a "reasonable and justifiable...

 

Autopsy Confirms Body Found In Northern California Is That Of Missing Hollywood Actress

The remains officials found in a shallow grave in Northern California have been positively identified as belonging to missing Hollywood actress Adea Shabani, the Nevada County Sheriff's office said...

 

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