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 By David Garden    News    January 17, 2017 

Small City Set to Build The Most Expensive Public Building in World History

• Proposed building "massing" overhangs the historic City Hall building on the south side as it will project all the way to the sidewalk and disturbs the historically significant streetscape view...

 
 By David Garden    News    January 17, 2017 

Astonishing Figure: City will spend $141,000,000 to build a 50,000 sft building.

Dear Friends and Neighbors, I am writing about my upcoming, January 24th, City Council appeal hearing of the $86 million that is about to be spent on an annex to the backside of the Santa Monica City...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 17, 2017 

Mudslide Closes Laurel Canyon Boulevard from Hollywood to Mulholland Drive

Adrian Copeland noticed a crack in his balcony on W. Colt Ave. above Laurel Canyon. He rents the home with his wife. The Copelands ran out of the house Wednesday afternoon after hearing a noise, then...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    January 17, 2017 

Susan "Spooky" Schueler Moves From Teaching High School to Channeling The Afterlife

Susan "Spooky" Schueler, 51, taught high school English at Culver City High. But in 2015 she left the public education system in order to become a professional psychic medium. While a psychic...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    January 17, 2017 
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Donald Trump to Play Accordion at Inaugural Ball

Watching Donald Trump play an accordion is one thing. But few people really appreciate the connection between Donald Trump and music. Though recent songs refer to Trump's campaign and subsequent...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 17, 2017 

Ivanka Trump Moves to DC to Take a Quasi First Lady Role, Says CS Monitor

Donald Trump is not the only member of the Trump organization who starts a new job on Friday. Ivanka Trump has stepped down from her post at the Trump Organization, the Christian Science Monitor...

 
 By Brian Humphrey    News    January 17, 2017 

LAFD Firefighters Dramatically Rescue 4 Children From South L.A. Fire

VERMONT KNOLLS - Four children were dramatically rescued by firefighters, when flames erupted in a one story South Los Angeles home late Monday night. The Los Angeles Fire Department was summoned at 1...

 

Car Runs Red Light, Collides With Expo Line Train Late Sunday Morning

Some people just can't wait for the train to pass. 7th Street was closed to traffic at Colorado Blvd late Sunday morning, as a result of a train v. car collision. A Westbound Expo line train passing...

 

Nat'l Weather Service Issues Flood, Debris Warning for Southern California

Noon Sunday 1/08/2016: Flash flooding and mud and debris flows possible for recent burn areas of southwestern California this evening through Monday morning. Locally, rain is expected to start around...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    January 11, 2017

Second UFO Forces Delay in Launch of SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

UFO's have followed Falcon 9 rockets from Florida to California, and so the company plans to launch it's next rocket from an unmanned barge in the Pacific Ocean. A SpaceX rocket exploded on a Florida...

 

Pokemon Ice Cream Truck Lures Creatures Inside With Promise of Charging Station

Apparently, Pokemon Go characters have more to worry about than just Poke balls. A Pokemon Go ice cream truck cruising the streets of SoCal lures the little guys with promises of ice cream (and a...

 

Ultimate Easter Egg Hunt: Shipwreck Results in German Beach Strewn With Plastic Easter Eggs

1/06/2017: It was a dark and stormy night. The Captain of the Maersk Alabama did not see the reef near Langeoog Island, before he was upon it. The good ship and crew was a bone to be chewed, when the...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 5, 2017

Mariah Carey Blames Lip Syncing Debacle on Dick Clark Productions' Sound Guys

It was a cold, cold New Year's Eve in Times Square last night. Mariah Carey will probably be forgiven for lip-synced her way through her hits onstage. Finally, she threw in the towel, reports the New...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 5, 2017

Wreckage of helicopter and bodies of two men found in the sea off San Pedro

1/5/17: Two bodies were pulled from the wreckage of a helicopter that crashed off the coast of San Pedro, according to officials. The bodies were presumed to be that of photographer Michael Justice an...

 

China Will Close Domestic Ivory Markets in 2017

After decades of advocating by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) for shutting down domestic ivory markets, the Chinese Government has delivered on their pledge to close domestic ivory m...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    January 1, 2017

Spy vs. Spy: Obama Expels 35 Russian Officials, In Response to DNC Hack

The announcement culminates months of vigorous internal debate over whether and how to respond to Russia's unprecedented election-year provocations, ranging from the hacks of the Democratic National...

 
 By Liz Miller    News    December 29, 2016

Star Wars is Global Box Office Winner over Christmas Weekend

Official worldwide weekend box office estimates for the weekend of December 25, 2016, have been announced, and Disney's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story took in almost twice as much as the next closest...

 

Santa Monica Synagogue the Subject of an Anti-Semitic Attack on Christmas Morning

12/25: The Chabad Lubavitch Synagogue on Wilshire Blvd was smeared with dog feces on Sunday morning, reports Breitbart news. The Rabbi cleaned it up as best he could and let in congregants for...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 25, 2016

Dan Goldstein, Who Harassed Ivanka Trump on JetBlue Flight, Bragged About it on Twitter

If you're going to harass Ivanka Trump, her husband and children to the point where you get kicked off the flight, it's probably best not to brag about it on Twitter. Because when you do, everyone...

 

Diver Stranded for 40 Hours on Catalina Island Rescued by US Coast Guard Helicopter

LOS ANGELES - The Coast Guard rescued a 50-year-old male diver Friday at 7 a.m., after he was stranded for more than 40 hours on the backside of Catalina Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lo...

 

Carrie Fisher in Stable Condition at UCLA Medical Center, Following Heart Attack

Update: Dec. 23, 5 PM: Carrie Fisher is in stable condition after suffering a major heart attack on a flight, the Associated Press reports, citing the actress' brother Todd Fisher. He told the AP...

 

The Busiest Day of the Year for the Postman, Who Won't Even Ring Twice.

My people have a word for people who wait in line to mail packages just before Christmas: Goyim. Monday was the busiest mailing day of the year for the United States Postal Service, reports the New...

 

Flash Flood Warning LA County - Evacuate or Take 2nd Floor Shelter Downstream from Burn Areas

Affected Area: Los Angeles The National Weather Service In Oxnard Has Issued A * Flash Flood Warning For The Old Burn Area In Western Los Angeles County In Southwestern California... * Until 1115 PM...

 

Ankara Special Forces Policeman Assassinates Russian Ambassador to Turkey

Gunfire broke out Monday at a photo exhibit where Russia's ambassador was one of the speakers, killing the diplomat and wounding others, Turkish media reported. The shooter was a 22 year old M.M.A....

 

Donald Trump crosses 270 electoral vote threshold and will be the next president

Despite a Hollywood campaign urging republican electors to jump ship, Donald Trump cross the 270 electoral vote threshold this afternoon at 1:40 PM local time.Trump obtained the required 270...

 

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