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SM-UCLA, St. Johns, Westside Hospitals Get Mixed Grades from Health Care Watchdog

Are Santa Monica-area hospitals doing a great job protecting patients from preventable errors, accidents, injuries, and infections? UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center is acing that assignment but not...

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Santa Monica High and Malibu High Get Top Rankings in Best Schools Report

Santa Monica and Malibu high schools are now among the top 150 high schools in California. Santa Monica was ranked 98 while Malibu placed 146 among more than 2600 public high schools in the Golden...

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21 Year Old With A Gun Tries to Pick Up Women on Main Street

5/2: Santa Monica Police Department Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Bay Street to investigate an assault with a gun. \When officers arrived on scene at 1:30 AM, they met with two women...

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Enforcement Against Illegal Pier Vendors on the Santa Monica Pier is Short-Lived As Seen in Video

UPDATE: It turns out enforcement dropped off because Santa Monica's acting City Attorney decided that, since the pier has a sprinkler system under its planks, it is okay to allow the risk of fire...

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Vehicle Kills Disoriented Woman at Cloverfield On-Ramp Sunday Night, May 2nd

An apparently disoriented woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday night as she walked down a 10 Freeway on-ramp in Santa Monica, local authorities said. The incident occurred at 10:33 p.m. on...

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L.A. County Meets Yellow Tier Threshold, Indoor Operations for Bars and Higher Capacity Limits with Safety Measures Set for Thursday

5/5/21 : Los Angeles County has met the threshold for the least restrictive yellow tier in the State's Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Today, the State released updated blueprint tier numbers; L.A....

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OIR Group Issues Independent Report on George Floyd Riots of May 31, 2020 and its Effects in Santa Monica

The OIR Group of Playa Del Rey issued a 116 page report on the events connected to the civil unrest in Santa Monica, of May 31, 2020. The unrest, which followed the death of George Floyd, saw about...

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What to do if Your Social Security Card is Incorrect

Ask Rusty – My Social Security Card Is Incorrect – What Should I Do? Dear Rusty: My sister and I have the same first and last names but are distinguished by our "middle" names. Our last name...

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4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that could take it off course is the lack of inventory for sale. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that there were 410,000...  Website

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Should We Vaccinate Children for Covid-19? LA County Department of Public Health is All For It

Pfizer has submitted a request to the Food and Drug Administration to approve its innovative Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15 years old. At present, this vaccine is only approved by the...

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It's Okay for the Santa Monica Pier to Catch on Fire, says the City Attorney, So Let the Illegal Vendors Supplied by Criminals Have Their Butane Fires on Their Unpermitted Cookstands

May 5, 2021 After public outcry regarding illegal food vendors on the Santa Monica Pier, apparently run by a criminal family gang, authorities cracked down on the activity. Police would now accompany...

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Unarmed Crisis Response in Los Angeles: Mike Bonin and the LA City Council Claim to Want Your Opinion

Mike Bonin and the City of Los Angeles is sending out an online survey for residents and others who work in the city soliciting opinions on what types of calls armed police should answer and what...

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California Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order that will Release 76,000 Prisoners Early, Including Those Convicted of Violence

May 3, 2021 In what is probably not the smartest move by a state official facing a recall election during a year when violent crime is spiking across the region, California Governor Gavin Newsom...

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Another "D" Grade for the Humane Society of the United States

April 30, 2021 - Yesterday, CharityWatch, an independent and well-regarded charity evaluator, announced that it had updated its rating of the Humane Society of the United States. And once again, HSUS...

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Special Delivery for Delivery Workers: Local Woman Makes Sure the FedEx and USPS Drivers Stay Hydrated and Happy

During the Covid-19 lockdown, at least one person noticed the increased workload on the delivery personnel, the drivers for Amazon, FedEx, UPS, and the post office. During the summer heat wave,...

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Santa Monica Police Check Out Trespasser and Find A Loaded Gun and 97 Grams of Methamphetamine

On Tuesday, May 4, police were called to respond to a call to remove a trespasser from a carport in the 1400 block of 16th Street. They arrived, together with a Mental Health Clinician from the LA...

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Man Who Set Fire to Historic San Gabriel Mission Faces Multiple Charges

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced today a man was charged with setting a fire that caused catastrophic damage to the San Gabriel Mission last summer. "The loss to the...

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