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US President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize for Middle East Peace Agreement Between UAE and Israel.

When President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, he famously said, "I'm truly honored. But I haven't done anything yet." You probably won't hear about it at all on American mains...

 

Another Professor Admits to Masquerading as a Black Woman, In Order to Advance in Academia`

In shades of the famous Rachel Dolezal case, a white Jewish woman from Kansas has come forward and said that her career as an African American studies professor was a fraud. George Washington...

 

Los Angeles Police Union blames Councilman Bonin For Vandalism at Police Station

The LAPD says that lives of officers were threatened by a mom of BLM rioters on Friday night, August 28, 2020. The Black Lives Matter inspired rioters, spray painted the building with graffiti and...

 

Crowds Gather to Protest in Downtown Los Angeles, After LASD Deputies Shoot Black Suspect in South LA

Los Angeles was the scene of yet more protesting on Monday night, after an incident in which Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies shot a suspect in their custody Monday afternoon. The deceased...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    August 16, 2020

President Trump's Younger Brother Robert Trump has Died at 71 of a Cerebral Hemorrhage

The president's younger brother Robert Trump has died at 71, after a fall and a cerebral hemorrhage. He also developed COVID-19 and complications of coronavirus while in the hospital. Update: Robert...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Crime    August 15, 2020

Local Resident Says She Came Home To Find Burglar Typing on her Computer, Using her Credit Cards

A woman who lives south of Montana but north of Washington on Euclid, reports that she and her husband left home, and returned Friday evening to find a large gentleman using her credit cards in her...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Crime    August 12, 2020

Homeless Man Stabs Another Man in Reed Park Thursday Morning

Santa Monica police arrested one suspect, following the stabbing of a 35 year old homeless man in Christine Emerson Reed Park Thursday morning just before 9 am. The victim was transported to the...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    August 9, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Ended Saturday, With No Extension In Sight

The program that the US Congress set up to loan as much as 1.3 trillion to small businesses, appears to be ending on Saturday, August 8th. The end of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has not...

 

Herman Cain Dead at 72 of Covid-19, after 30 days in the Hospital

Former US Presidential candidate Herman Cain has died of coronavirus, his website announced. www.HermanCain.com noted that he had climbed the corporate ladder at Pillsbury, then become known as the...

 

Seattle Police Allow Rioters to Loot and Smash in Capitol Hill Neighborhood Once Occupied by CHOP/CHAZ

The Seattle Police Dept reports that it failed to take any action at all, when a group of 150 rioters attacked businesses in the 1400 block of Pine Avenue. For those not familiar with Seattle...

 

Chinese Army Shaving Uigher Prisoners' Heads, Blindfolds and Loads them on Train to Gulags: Video

The US is focused on a few protestors in Portland, but meanwhile the human rights crisis in China has become really serious. Tape has emerged of a Muslim minority called the Uyghers, being shaven,...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    July 10, 2020

County of LA Vows Crackdown on Price Gouging during the Covid-19 pandemic

The County of Los Angeles says it will crack down on price gouging during the Covid19 Pandemic. In late March, it was reported that prices for items such as face masks, hand sanitizer and toilet...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Schools    July 8, 2020

Harvard Announces All 2020-2021 Academic Courses Will Be Taught Online; Tuition Remains $50,000 a year.

America's oldest college, Harvard University has announced that it will teach all of next year's courses online. In addition, it will not decrease it's annual undergraduate tuition of $49,653 per...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    July 8, 2020

Third California Death Row Inmate Dies From Covid-19, Within Ten Days in San Quentin Prison

Dewayne Michael Carey, 59, who died of COVID-19 on July 4, 2020, had been incarcerated at San Quentin since 1996. Carey was convicted of the murder of a Harbor City woman in 2003. Carey was actually...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    July 6, 2020

Two Palm Springs Gay Nightclubs Closed After 2 Employees Contract Covid19

Two gay clubs in Palm Springs down again Saturday, because employees contracted covid 19. Hunters Streetbar said it would temporarily close on Saturday, so that other employees who were in contact...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    July 1, 2020

Voting Rights Act Lawsuit by Pico Neighborhood Association, Argued Before Cal. Court of Appeals

The City of Santa Monica appears to have successfully appealed Council election redistricting. Division Eight of the California Court of Appeal, issued a tentative ruling in favor of the City. A...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Crime    June 26, 2020

Police Talk Jumper Down from Lincoln Blvd Overcrossing of the Santa Monica Freeway

Santa Monica Police spent three hours Saturday afternoon, talking a man who threatened to jump onto the Santa Monica Freeway from an exit sign, and kill himself on the 10 freeway below. Traffic was...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    June 26, 2020

Carjacking that began in Venice, Ends at the Farmers Market on Arizona in Downtown SM

A carjacking that began in Venice, ended after a police pursuit, at the farmers market in downtown Santa Monica on Saturday afternoon. Los Angeles Police reportedly arrested the perpetrator in one of...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    June 22, 2020

Despite Resistance, Seattle Police Enter CHAZ to Recover Murder and Shooting Victims

Police body camera footage shows Seattle police doing what police all over America do on a daily basis: Protect the innocent and apprehend the guilty. Bodycam footage shows about six Seattle Police...

 

120 Santa Monica Businesses Looted in the George Floyd Riots

Approximately 120 Santa Monica businesses were looted or broken into, the evening of Saturday, May 28th. This list of 81 looted businesses in Santa Monica is incomplete. After the 1992 Rodney King rio...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 29, 2020

Looting Breaks Out in South Minneapolis Over Killing of George Floyd. Arson Burns Grocery Store

Upset at the killing in custody of George Floyd Tuesday by a white police officer, African-American looters emptied the Target store in South Minneapolis. They wore masks, and took TV sets and other...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 27, 2020

2 Elderly Men Shoot Homeless Trespasser at Dead Relatives House North of Montana Thursday Evening

Two men, one in his 60's and one in his 70's, shot an intruder at their deceased relatives home, drawing a large SMPD response just after 8 pm Thursday. Santa Monica Police describe the man who was...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Politics    May 27, 2020

Robert Kennedy accuses Bill Gates of Using Covid19 to Further a Nefarious Vaccine Agenda for World Domination

Robert F Kennedy has publicly blamed Bill Gates for causing sterility in India through the Microsoft founders promotion of vaccines. A somewhat controversial figure, the son of former US Presidential...

 

Metro Church Feeds Homeless During Coronavirus Pandemic

Metro Church at 6th Street and Arizona Avenue in downtown Santa Monica feed a number of homeless people and others in need on "Giving Tuesday," says the groups website. "At Metropolis we have been...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Crime    May 12, 2020

Coronavirus: LA County Judges to Wear Face Masks by Order of the Presiding Judge

It may appear like a scene out of a movie. But for the foreseeable future, Los Angeles County Superior Court judges will be wearing face masks, to prevent the spread of Covid-19. This by order of the...

 

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