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 By Samuel Alioto    News    March 19, 2020

LA County Fire Dept Paramedics in Isolation, After Treating a Coronavirus Patient Who Later Died

LA County Fire Department paramedics treated a patient in cardiac arrest Thursday. The patient died, and was later confirmed to have had Coronavirus. Fire Dept. personnel were thereby exposed to the...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Sports    March 11, 2020

Person Working the BNP Paribas Tennis Open Contracts CoronaVirus. Possibly a Tennis Pro Player

Sunday night, the first case of Coronavirus was diagnosed in Riverside County. The media said the patient was being treated at the Eisenhower med center in Rancho Mirage. However one local TV station...

 

Buttigieg, Steyer, Klobachar Out of 2020 Presidential Race in Close Succession

South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg has suspended his presidential aspirations. He will announce tonight that he is dropping out of the race. He will deliver a speech on the importance of "Unity"...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    March 5, 2020

Long Lines of Young (#berniesanders) Voters, Glitches Reported in California Super Tuesday Primary

California voters had an entire week to make it to the polls in the State's Super Tuesday primary. But many voters waited until the last day, Super Tuesday, to vote. And good for them, because many...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    March 3, 2020

LA County Polls to Remain Open After 8 pm, For Voters Who Arrive Before Closing Time

"The poll workers are wonderful. But everyone is voting on these machines, for the first time. So there's a learning curve." Polly Lui, a voter at UCLA. One of our readers reports that he waited 4...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    March 1, 2020

President Trump Addresses Corona Virus Fears Wednesday Night, Names Pence Epidemic Tzar.

President Donald Trump is also scheduled to hold a news conference at 6:30 p.m. to address coronavirus concerns in the U.S. Because we closed our borders to China earlier, the risk to us is very very...

 

#Jeep Plunges Off the Top of Parking Structure at Colorado and 2nd Street in Downtown Santa Monica

The Santa Monica police say that a young man in a Jeep SUV, possibly high or drunk, drove his SUV off the top of the parking structure at 2nd Street and Colorado in Downtown Santa Monica. The...

 

High Speed Crash at Pico and 12th Street Pins Three People inside Wrecked Prius

The Santa Monica Fire Dept says it rescued three victims from a car pinned against a brick wall at Pico and 12th Street. A Toyota Prius crashed agains parking meters, streetlights, trees, a fire...

 

Ripping up #SOTU Speech, Nancy Pelosi and the squad are all wearing white at the State of the Union

At a time when women fill universities and 72% of new jobs, When life has never been better for women or men in the United States of America, 30 or so congress women are seen wearing white in the...

 

02/02/2020: Welcome to international Palindrome Day, first in almost 1000 years

Sunday isn't simply the Superbowl and Groundhog day. It is International Palindrome Day, a day when the date reads the same backwards and forwards. The last Palindrome day was 909 years ago on...

 

Kobe Bryant, daughter, 4 friends and a pilot killed in helicopter crash in Calabassas

Nine people killed in a helicopter crash in Malibu included basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi, said Alex Villanueva, chief of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept. Bryant's other...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    January 29, 2020

LAX Becomes Home For the Homeless, as Prop 47 Takes It's Toll on the Nation's Busiest Airport

No one is sure when he arrived or where he is from. But the middle aged homeless man in Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX, talks almost incessantly to an imaginary person. Early one morning...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    January 27, 2020

Target Coming to the Staples Store at 16th and Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica

The Staples on Wilshire Blvd will be replaced by a Target store, according to a liquor license application sign currently displayed in the front window of Staples. There is also a Target store that...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    January 9, 2020

Anti-War Demonstrations in LA and Santa Monica Call on US Congress to Avoid War with Iran

Hundreds of local residents took to the streets of Los Angeles and Santa Monica on Saturday Jan. 4, 2020, protesting the escalating threats from the Trump administration to attack 52 targets in Iran....

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Events   

Songs of Fantasy at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica

Songs of Fantasy at the First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica, located at 1008 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403.  The 37th season of the Verdi Chorus continues with the Fox Singers , prese...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    January 1, 2020

Airport Employee kills himself at Los Angeles international airport Tom Bradley terminal

A uniformed airport employee leapt from the third level of Tom Bradley international terminal, falling to his death three stories below. Police have described him as a 27-year-old male LAX employee....

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Events   

Unusually High Tides Coming to Southern California Beaches

A "King Tide:" is expected on January 10, 2020. At 8:13 am, times will measure 6.6 feet above the mean low low tide. (that's not a typo-there are two low tides on an average day, the lower one is call...

 

Trump Writes Letter to Pelosi On Evening of Impeachment Vote in the House of Representatives

One thing is certain: Trump joins a small club including Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon, as the most hated US Presidents ever while in office. "Trumps letter to...

 

SMPD Arrests Second Suspect in Trump Rally Pepper Spray Incident on Santa Monica Pier

On October 19 incident on the Santa Monica Pier resulted in pepper spray assaults all around. Pro and anti-trump demonstrators confronted each other. Santa Monica police announced a second arrest in...

 

Jeri Ryan, Star Trek's "Seven of Nine," Undergoes Disc Replacement Surgery

In a case of life imitating art, Jeri Ryan has posted that she undergone disc replacement surgery. The Star Trek veteran is known for playing a character replete with cybernetic parts, so the news...

 

Never Loan Your Cousin a Red Jeep Cherokee, Just Before a Hurricane

A red jeep Cherokee stranded on the beach in Myrtle Beach, SC, is witness to why you should keep the keys before a hurricane The owner of the vehicle said "yes" when his cousin wanted to drive to the...

 

Man Indicted for Murder of Camper in Malibu State Park, Trying to Kill Others

The homeless man who shot a father in front of his own children has been indicted, the LA County DA said. On June 22, 2019, Rauda shot and killed Tristan Beaudette, 35, while he was camping in a...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    November 1, 2019

A 2018 DoJ report says that violent crime was up in Santa Monica, 2018 over 2017.

An FBI report says that violent crime is up in Santa Monica. The report says that on a per capita basis, Santa Monica was the third most unsafe city in California, after San Francisco and Oakland....

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    October 28, 2019

All Santa Monica and Malibu Schools Closed 10/28 Due to #gettyfire

As a Mandatory evacuation expanded all the way to Temescal Canyon road, affecting the Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, some schools closed but others were open. UCLA finally decided to cancel classes...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    October 28, 2019

US Army Special Ops Kill ISIS Chief Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi in "Daring Raid" in Syria

US Army special operations forces have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. This in a raid that occurred Saturday, October 26, 2019 in north western Syria. The New York Times has confirmed the...

 

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