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The Health Care System is Racist, Whether Minorities Get Covid More than Non-minorities or Less, Say Public Health Officials

January 14, 2022 - At Thursday's media briefing, both LA County Supervisor Holly Mitchell and Director of Public Health Barbara Ferrer expressed concern over the health disparities between affluent...

 
 By Corva Corvax    Crime    January 18, 2022

Murcia Crime Family Member Arrested at Santa Monica Pier for Assault with Hot Oil

January 11, 2022 - On Saturday evening, SMPD were able to arrest a female suspect in a vendor altercation incident that occurred in November. The original incident on November 21 involved two female...

 

With the High Transmission Among the Vaccinated, There is No Excuse for Vaccine Mandates

January 6, 2022 - As of the end of December, the percent of new Covid cases occurring among the vaccinated population of Los Angeles County was 66.4%, as calculated by the Observer using County...

 

Is Requiring Booster Shots Going to be the Next Heavy-Handed (and Futile) Club Health Officials Foist on the Public?

December 28, 2021 - On December 23, Los Angeles County health officials ordered health care workers to obtain booster shots of the Covid vaccine. Citing an uptick in the rate of these highly vaccinate...

 

Gascon Indicates Some Victims - Rich and Famous Ones - Actually Deserve Justice

December 7, 2021 - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon proudly announced yesterday the charging of a Los Angeles man with the murder of Jacqueline Avant. This particular press release...

 

Health and Fear Czar Barbara Ferrer Hints Lockdowns Coming

December 3, 2021 - Smoke signals from health and political officials point to closings and lockdowns in the coming weeks and months over fear of the new Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that...

 

Toppled Homeless Statue Was (and Remains) the Quintessential Symbol of Santa Monica

Artist Ed Massey's statue titled "In the Image," of a seven-foot-tall homeless homeless man was knocked down by vandals around November 30, almost exactly three years after the supposedly temporary...

 

L.A. County Dept. of Public Health Says Vaccinate to Prevent Omicron: Who Trusts These People Any More? And Why?

When the World Health Organization held a press conference regarding the latest variant of concern, Omicron, on November 26, every health department in the country knew they had to issue a response...

 

West Hollywood Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to Highest in the Nation

November 4, 2021 The West Hollywood City Council voted on Wednesday to pass an ordinance to raise the minimum wage in their municipality to $17.64 per hour. The wage increase would go first to hotel w...

 

Lockdowns, Masks, Vaccine Mandates and Why All Women Don't Just Get Mastectomies

Covid-19 was a trailing third in causes of death in the United States in 2020 according to "The Leading Causes of Death in the US for 2020" by Farida Ahmad and Robert Anderson in the medical journal,...

 

Health Department Gives Amusing "Covid-Safe" Suggestions for Halloween Celebrations

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a tip sheet today on how to celebrate Halloween "Covid-safe." Suggestions include practical ideas like making your Covid-mask part of your c...

 
 By Corva Corvax    News    October 15, 2021

California Normalizes Menstruation "Among all Genders" - by Law

October 11, 2021 If Californians expected their governor to act like the adult in the room when presented with the insane laws approved by the clown show that is the state legislature, they were...

 

How to Make the Covid War Go Away

September 24, 2021 - Garth Brooks just canceled all of his big concerts, citing public health concerns regarding Covid-19. Synagogues required proof of vaccination or negative Covid tests for...

 

Mike Bonin Says Public Housing isn't Crime-Ridden and Filthy any More: Let's Put it Everywhere!

September 20, 2021 - In an email to constituents, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin suggested the city buy up motels and even office buildings to turn them into "housing with services." Bonin...

 

California's Universal Mail-In Ballot System is Ripe for Massive Fraud: Here's One Big Reason Why

The discovery of 300 stolen mail-in ballots in the car of a man passed out in a 7-Eleven parking lot in Torrance on August 16 illustrates the potential for fraud in the coming gubernatorial recall...

 
 By Corva Corvax    News    August 29, 2021

Gascon Will Not Face a No-Confidence Vote in Santa Monica

A resolution that would have requested Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon to follow state law regarding sentencing and bail was pulled by its author, Santa Monica Councilmember Phil Br...

 

Critical Race Theory "Ethnic Studies" High School Requirement Placed in Suspense File Yesterday by Senate Appropriations Committee

UPDATE: According to the Amcha Initiative, a Jewish campus watchdog group, the Senate Appropriations Committee will vote on whether to pass AB 101 to the full senate on August 26. Four of the seven...

 

Los Angeles County Okays Putting Noncitizens as Department Heads and Employing Noncitizen Workers

On Tuesday, August 10, the County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to end citizenship requirements for county department heads. They are also giving each department head the authority to waive...

 

County Health Department Maintains that Masks and Vaccines Work Despite Evidence in Their Own Data That Neither Makes Much Difference

The Los Angeles County Health Department sent out a newsletter justifying their return to mandating masks three weeks ago. "We are now seeing a slowing down in the increase of cases," the LADPH wrote....

 
 By Corva Corvax    Opinion    July 20, 2021

Barbara Ferrer is Responsible for Every Suicide in Los Angeles County From July 15 On

July 16, 2021 It was only a matter of time, and not very much time, before the uptick in Covid-19 cases caused health officials to begin reimposing the restrictions they have used for 16 months now...

 
 By Corva Corvax    Opinion    July 12, 2021

In a Brazen Opposition to Public Wishes, the California Legislature is Poised to Reverse Proposition 25 and Institute No-Cash Bail

A law that would grant nearly all (if not all) criminal defendants the right to walk out of jail without bail is now sitting in the Public Safety Committee of the California State Assembly after...

 
 By Corva Corvax    Politics    July 6, 2021

DA Gascon's Solution to the Surge in Violent Crime: Therapy

June 30, 2021 - Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon held a press conference on Wednesday to explain to the public how he is going to address the surge in violent crime in Los Angeles, a surge...

 
 By Corva Corvax    Opinion    July 4, 2021

Santa Monica City Council Should Beware Misleading Results From Resident Survey

A resident survey sent out with a Santa Monica Community Recreation email blast seems designed to elicit certain results regarding the city's stance on politically and socially progressive issues....

 
 By Corva Corvax    Opinion    June 2, 2021

They're Coming for Your Home and Your City: Our Analysis of Santa Monica's 1500-Page Housing Element Update

The City of Santa Monica's Planning Department has made available for public consumption its most current draft of the Housing Element of the General Plan. While this combination of words may cause...

 
 By Corva Corvax    News    May 28, 2021

A Law to Require Critical Race Theory "Ethnic Studies" Course a High School Requirement is Headed for a Vote in the California State Assembly

A law that would require a semester of "Ethnic Studies" to graduate high school in California is headed for its third reading in the California State Assembly. An earlier version of today's AB101,...

 

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