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  • BREAKING NEWS: 2 Killed, One Injured in Failed Assassination Attempt on Former President Trump at a Pennsylvania Rally

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 14, 2024

    In an event likely to shake up the US election yet again, an assassin fired two or more shots at President Donald J. Trump, as he was speaking at a rally in Pennsylvania. "Staged" was trending on Twitter, because the photo of Trump at the rally was too good to be true. "i wonder what the shooters pronouns are?" tweeted one person. "She, her – as in Hillary." How did a shooter get into a rally, and close enough to kill Trump? The answer is apparently he was not actually in the stadium in B...

  • BREAKING NEWS: FBI Identifies Trump Shooter as Thomas Crooks, 20, of Bethel Park PA, a Young Man With Far Left Connections.

    David Ganezer, Observer STaff Writer|Jul 14, 2024
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    Just before 3 am EST, the FBI released a statement identifying the shooter at the Trump rally in Butler, PA as Thomas Crooks. The 20 year old white male has links on social media, to several left wing progressive organizations. This from Laura Loomer on Twitter: "The shooter was named as Thomas Crooks of Bethel Park, PA in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan area. The National Pulse has found Federal Election Commission (FEC) data matching the name to a location in Bethel Park, which–if the same p...

  • One Spectator Dead in the Stands at the Rally Behind President Trump. Two more injured in Secret Service Failure

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 14, 2024

    We are waiting for the identity of the deceased shooter. However, blood in the stands behind where President Trump was shot in the head, marks the spot where the deceased spectator sat. One spectator killed, two more were seriously injured in the stands behind President Trump. Aftermath of assassination attempt in Butler PA on 7/13/24. Picture of the police snipers as they are taking out the Trump shooter. Clearly the shooter was an excellent shot with high tech equi[ment. He was at a distance...

  • Hundreds Participate in Annual Main Street 4th of July Parade in Santa Monica

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 9, 2024

    Hundreds of people participated in the 4th of July parade on Main Street this morning. All kinds of groups were represented in the event, which was sponsored by the Ocean Park Community Organization. Former mayor Judy Abdo was the grand Marshall. There were floats by Santa Monica College, SMC Emeritus college, Lighthouse church, as well as a Brazilian drumming group from Bahia. The Santa Monica Police Department's equestrian unit rode their horses in the parade. Sen. Ben Allen walked in the...

  • Gov. Newsom Abandons Push to Put a Rival "Public Safety" Measure on the 2024 Ballot

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 9, 2024
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    An effort to amend proposition 47, called the Homelessness, Drug Addiction and Theft Reduction Act, will be on the ballot in November 2024. California Gov. Gavin Newsom wanted to place a rival measure on the ballot which would not have tolled back. On July 2nd, Newsom abandoned such efforts. Newsom confirmed in a statement that he is scrapping his plan to qualify a competing public safety measure for the upcoming November ballot. He says he had the votes but could not meet the deadline to...

  • Homeless May Be Banned From Public Spaces, Supreme Court Rules, Overruling Boise Decision

    David Ganezer, Obaserver Staff Writer|Jul 9, 2024
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    In a ruling that may seriously affect municipalities ability to regulate tent cities, The Supreme Court allows cities to enforce bans on homeless people sleeping outside, even if shelter space is lacking. "Today is a new day for California," tweeted Kevin Kiley. "The Supreme Court just gave our communities back the power to ban camping in public spaces. Homeless encampments can now be removed from our streets and parks. This overrules the disastrous Boise decision, which Newsom wanted to keep...

  • Homeless, Insane Sex Offender Arrested for Attacking 3 Women on Santa Monica State Beach

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 1, 2024

    A homeless man attacked no less than three women in a rampage Monday morning June 24th on Santa Monica State Beach. The first victim was a 17 year old girl in a bathing suit. Garrett attacked her and tried to drown her in the surf. A second woman, a homeless woman named Gena Wilker, attempted to assist the younger female. Garrett attacked Wilker, biting her ear. In an interview with KTLA television, Wilker described Garrett. ”His eyes were devoid of humanity." The suspect, Jawann Garrett, 31, i...

  • Pro-Hamas Protestors Take Over Student Services Building at Cal State LA; University President Barricaded Inside

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jun 21, 2024

    Update, 6/13: Protestors left the student services building at 1:15 am, as did the University president and 12 or so members of her staff who denied having. been detained in the building. Thousands of dollars in damages were left by pro-Hamas demonstrators, in the form of graffiti, broken windows and damaged equipment. Pro Hamas students and others numbering perhaps 30, took over a major building at Cal State University Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon and evening. They demanded the University...

  • Israel Proudly Shows "The Moment Four Hostages Came Home and Meet With Their Families."

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jun 10, 2024

    The Israeli Defense Force announced that they rescued 4 live hostages from the clutches of Hamas in Gaza on Saturday. The rescue is the first of live hostages since October 7th, except for one Israeli female soldier rescued about a month after the operation began on October 27th. "Shlomi Ziv (40) was kidnapped by Hamas on October 7 at the Nova festival" posted the IDF to X.com. "Shlomi was working as security director at the festival when he was brutally taken hostage for 245 days. We brought hi...

  • Weird Video Emerges of Naked Man Dragging a Woman Through a Hotel Hallway. Probably isn't Hunter, But Kinda Looks Like Him

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jun 10, 2024

    Odd video has emerged of a man said to be Hunter Biden chasing a woman down the hallway of a hotel, then dragging her back into his hotel room. The woman is in a bathing suit, and the man is naked. While the video is probably not of Hunter Biden, some said it was easy to identify President Joe Biden's son, because of his distinctive back tattoos. But others thought the tattoos on the man in the security video did not in fact, match Hunter, Biden‘s tattoos. So the identification of the people in...

  • Manager of Santa Monica Music Center Store Attacked by a Homeless Man Swinging a Stool

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jun 3, 2024
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    9. A suspect tried to assault the owner of Santa Monica Music Center this morning. He is not the same suspect who had been arrested for the theft of a guitar, said owner Lana Negrete, who is also a Santa Monica City Council member. The suspect had tried to pass a counterfeit hundred dollar bill Thursday at the music store. "Today he came back in and when my manager asked him to leave, he attacked him with a stool swinging it out his face the cops just arrested him," she wrote. The suspect...

  • F-35 Lightning Fighter Jet Crashes Near Albuquerque International Airport

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 30, 2024

    Update, 5/29/24: An F-35 Fighter jet has crashed into a hillside in New Mexico. The fighter jet went down near International Sunport in Albuquerque while travelling to an Air Force base in California. The pilot survived the crash but was seriously injured, according to officials. 5.28: Emergency crews are on the scene after a military F-35 fighter jet crashed near Albuquerque International Airport, causing a huge explosion with dust rising into the air. Witnesses saw a large fireball and black...

  • Police Arrest Homeless Illegal Immigrant Who Stabbed Three German Tourists in Santa Monica Parking Structure 7.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 24, 2024
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    A homeless man was was on probation for theft, stabbed 3 tourists in the 1500 Block of 4th Street, in front of Parking Structure 7. Two victims suffered stab wounds, one remains in critical but stable condition; the third victim was assaulted with no major injuries, Santa Monica police said in a statement. Police performed CPR on the first victim while other officers searched for Cedeno. He was detained and arrested after a brief search. The two individuals who were stabbed have been identified...

  • United Nations Stands for a Moment of Silence to Honor the Memory of the Butcher of Teheran. US Ambassador Also Stands.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 24, 2024

    On Monday, the UN National Security Council held a moment of silence to honor the "Butcher of Tehran." The US Ambassador joined. The Iranian President dubbed the 'Butcher of Tehran' is confirmed dead in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Ebrahim Raisi oversaw the executions of thousands of civilians during his political career, Iranian human rights sources confirm. "A profoundly shameful moment at the UN Security Council as the US ambassador stands for a moment of silence to honor the Butcher of...

  • KTLA Reporter Sam Rubin Dead of a Heart Attack at 64. Remembered by, Well, Pretty Much Everyone in Hollywood

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 14, 2024

    A source close to the station confirmed that Rubin died at his home of a heart attack after doing his regular Hollywood news segments on KTLA's 7-9 a.m. "Morning News" program on Friday," wrote Variety. "Rubin was a fixture in Hollywood who enjoy rare longevity with a single station throughout his career." "On camera, Rubin was unfailingly jocular and warm, often talking about his off-air activities with his wife and four children. Chatting with Rubin live on KTLA has long been a staple of any p...

  • New York Times Publishes Story That A Worm Has Eaten Robert F Kennedy Jr.'s Brain

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 10, 2024

    The NYTimes.com posted an article entitled "R.F.K. Jr. Says Doctors Found a Dead Worm in His Brain." The article posits that RFK Jr. has undisclosed health problems the public has yet to learn about. "The presidential candidate has faced previously undisclosed health issues, including a parasite that he said ate part of his brain," says the article. The narrative is that RFK Jr., 68, is as compromised mentally and physically as Democratic President Biden. Biden is running for re-election this...

  • Deceased Woman Found Outside Downtown Santa Monica Post Office Monday Afternoon, 5.6.24

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 10, 2024

    Update 5/13/2024: We were contacted by the deceased's family, who asked us to correct the article and add that the deceased woman was not, in fact, homeless. 5.6.24: The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner and Santa Monica Police were seen loading a deceased homeless woman into the Examiner's van on Monday afternoon, just after the US Post Office closed at 5 pm on May 6th. A Santa Monica Police officer guarded her body in front of the US Post Office on 7th Street just North of Olympic. This...

  • UCLA's Royce Hall Left Covered in Filth and Graffiti, After Police Remove Pro-Hamas Protestors From Their Encampment

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 7, 2024
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    Law enforcement agencies including the CHP, LAPD and campus police cleared the grassy field between Powell Library and Royce Hall early Thursday morning. Pro-Hamas demonstrators remained on Janss Steps, reported the Daily Bruin, the campus newspaper. After police arrested or detained hundreds of pro-Hamas protestors, it could be seen that they had trashed UCLA's iconic Royce Hall, covering the landmark building in graffiti. "UCLA campus looks like a landfill after pro-Palestine protesters, many...

  • Standoff at UCLA Appears Headed Toward Violent Confrontation Between Police and Pro-Hamas Demonstrators

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|May 2, 2024

    Wednesday night, police in crowd control gear with non lethal weapons arrived and posted themselves just outside the UCLA encampment. LAPD continues to secure the perimeter where hundreds of pro Palestinian protesters have gathered. The only reason to have several hundred officers from three different departments on campus is obviously that they intend to break down the encampment and force the demonstrators to leave. The LAPD has declared the protest at UCLA to be an unlawful assembly. Which...

  • CCSM Holds Groundbreaking On Berkeley Commons, 13 Units of Pre-fabricated, "Green" and Affordable Housing

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 28, 2024

    The City of Santa Monica and Community Corporation of Santa Monica broke ground on Berkeley Station, Santa Monica's newest affordable housing development. "The all-electric, LEED Gold building will offer 13 units of 100% affordable housing for low-income families and youth aged 18 to 24. It will offer residents a community garden, a rooftop deck, laundry facilities, a central courtyard and terrace garden, and a community room," wrote CCSM in a press release. What's envisioned on the property,...

  • SMPD Horse Patrol Conducts Equine Glam Photo Shoot in Front of Santa Monica City Hall

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 22, 2024
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    20 — Today, I was fortunate enough to run into 11 members of the Santa Monica Police Department equine patrol, participating in a first ever photo shoot involving officers and their horses. Officer Del-Cornejo, who prefers to be called Dell, was astride a topically light colored horse. Dell told a photographer that he felt fortunate to be able to come to work and ride. Officer Barajas rode a dark brown horse with a brown mane. She said that she has been with the department’s horse pat...

  • Sheriff's Arrest One Man After He Live Streamed Himself Discharging a Firearm Into the Night in Marina del Rey 4.14.24

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 19, 2024

    Numerous law enforcement and other emergency personnel, along with additional agencies responded to an active shooter live-streaming from a rooftop in Marina Del Rey. Victory Nguyen, aged 41 owns numerous firearms including two AR rifles and a pistol on top of an apartment building, fired multiple rounds at people and at Los Angeles police. Multiple streets were been shut down, and LASD asked nearby residents to shelter in place and avoid the area. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept....

  • O.J. Simpson Dead of Prostate Cancer, Age 76. More Famous For the Murders of his Ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend Ron Goldman in 1994

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff WRiter|Apr 15, 2024

    OJ Simpson has died of prostate cancer at the age of 76. The football hero was more recently known as an actor, then a murder suspect in a double murder. The following is from Wikipedia: Orenthal James Simpson (July 9, 1947 – April 10, 2024), commonly referred to as O. J. Simpson or O. J., was an American football running back, actor, and broadcaster. He played in the National Football League (NFL) for 11 seasons, primarily with the Buffalo Bills, and is regarded as one of the greatest r...

  • Star Trek Set Coming to Sci-Fi World Museum located in the Old Sears Building at 302 Colorado in Downtown Santa Monica

    David Ganezer, Observer STaff Writer|Apr 11, 2024

    The Sci-Fi World Musuem announced that it will host the iconic 10 Forward set from the Enterprise in "Star Trek: The Next Generation." The set will be hosted in the old Sears building on Colorado and 4th Street, and will be open to the public. You may have heard the news last week that after more then 10 years, the SCI-FI WORLD: The Experience, Is Finally coming to Los Angeles on May 27th. Located inside the historic former Sears building at 302 Colorado Avenue. "Star Trek set coming to Sci-Fi...

  • Solar Eclipse Monday; Pedestrian Dies Near Pier; Malibu School District Separation Efforts

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 11, 2024

    Pedestrian Dies Near Pier A pedestrian was killed early in the morning of April 1 in an apparent automobile accident at Ocean Avenue and Colorado Avenue. Police were called at approximately 5:30 am and sealed off the area for their investigation. The driver of the vehicle remained on-scene and cooperated with the police. The pedestrian victim was declared dead at the scene. The identity of this individual has not been provided by authorities. By 11:20 am, police had concluded their...

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