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 By Stan Greene    Arts    March 14, 2019 

Bonnie He at the Santa Monica Playhouse

Physical comedian Bonnie He takes the audience on an flirtatious journey from death to rebirth, opening a voyeuristic window into personal tragedy, triumph, and titillation, at the Santa Monica...

 
 By Stan Greene    Opinion    March 7, 2019

French Fries at McDonalds in Orlando FLA Are Too Salty, And So Is My Email

You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "CONTACT A REPORTER" group. This morning I had breakfast at the McDonalds at the following address: 12301 E Colonial Dr,...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    March 4, 2019

Will General Motors' Lordstown Ohio Assembly Plant Get a Last Minute Reprieve?

General Motors announced last July that it intended to close 4 plants in North America, including the Lordstown Ohio facility employing, at one time, 14,500 UAW workers. Only about one third that...

 
 By Stan Greene    Crime    March 1, 2019

Why #RKelly Will Be Innocent of Recent Charges of Statutory Rape and Sexual Assault

Summary: The Ex Post Facto clause of the US Constitution bans altering a statute of limitations, if it allows a defendant to be charged for offenses that at one time were beyond the Statute of...

 

Sick With Pneumonia, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Fights For Her Life, Setting up SCOTUS Battle

Update, 1/16/19: Justice Ginsburg today cancelled a public appearance set for January 29, 2019, as she remains in a hospital fighting Pneumonia. The elderly judge appears to be nearing the end of her...

 

Snopes.com Labels Story That Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg Has Cancer, as "Fake News"

The sad news broke Friday morning. US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, underwent surgery for lung cancer. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/12/21/supreme-court-justice-ruth-b...

 

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Will Retire from the US Supreme Court in January, 2019

Update: Stricken with Pneumonia, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg about to Retire from the Supreme Court. https://www.smobserved.com/story/2019/01/07/news/stricken-with-pneumonia-ruth-b...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 22, 2018

Major Water Main Break Floods Wilshire Blvd & Masselin Street in Los Angeles Miracle Mile

A major water main break at Wilshire Boulevard and Masselin flooded streets in mid Wilshire Thursday morning at 10 AM. LAFD units responded and blocked off the street, but then departed. This is the...

 

Who Once Was Dead... #RayDonovan Falls Out of Favor With All the Women Left In His Life

In this sad, dark episode, pretty much everything Ray has built in New York City seems to come apart. Samantha (Susan Sarandon) hires someone to beat up Ray. Sam has 2 demands of Ray: Return the...

 
 By Stan Greene    Crime    December 22, 2018

First Double Murder in Antarctica Under Investigation by New Zealand Police

From a place studied precisely because it resembles the surface of Mars, comes a mystery as stunning as any X-files. The truth is out there, and the authorities aren't talking. The National Science...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 9, 2018

New York Police Seek Motivation In Mysterious Death of Google Engineer Found Unconscious

Scott Krulcik was found unresponsive in Google's Chelsea headquarters at 9 pm Saturday night. A janitor found him unconscious at his computer desk. The janitor called emergency medical technicians...

 

Hollywood makes its presence felt at the HORASIS Global summit in Vietnam

Ms. Preity Upala, Tell us a little about yourself? You seem to have had quite a fascinating journey through life! Namaste! Yes indeed, it has been quite a journey so far! I describe myself as a...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 3, 2018

As Hanukkah begins, Debate Over Oldest Depiction of Menorah Intensifies

What is Hannukah? Imagine if your cellphone was at 10%, but lasted for 8 days. Now you understand Hannukah, says a new T Shirt that explains the Jewish holiday. Yes, but how did the Menorah get nine...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 29, 2018

Abandon the Appeal! Rowdy Protestors Tell Santa Monica City Council

11/27/2018: About 100 protestors showed up at the City Council meeting Tuesday night to urge the City Council to abandon the City's appeal of the Voting Rights Act Lawsuit. Mayor Ted Winterer...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 13, 2018

Santa Monica Apocalypse: SMPD Meter Maids Stop Enforcing Parking Permits #Californiafires

With so many seeking refuge in Santa Monica, the Santa Monica Police Department are no longer enforcing preferential parking, they have tweeted: “SMPD Alert: To accommodate anyone from out of Santa...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 1, 2018

Mobster Whitey Bulger Beaten to Death by Inmates Under Order from Italian Mob Bosses

Hours after being transferred to a maximum security prison, former Santa Monica residence and mobster Whitey Bulger collapsed and died of apparent blunt force trauma. He was "found unresponsive" by...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 1, 2018

Deals, Films, Finance, Production and Distribution at the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica

The American Film Market opened on Halloween at the Loews. The film convention projected over 7000 attendees.  Finance, production, sales and distribution executives will attend screenings,...

 

Ghostbusters Vehicle Under Repair at a Santa Monica Mechanic, Days Before Halloween

As Santa Monica slides into the Halloween season, the Ghostbusters vehicle is alas, in the shop! Who you gonna call? Seen at a mechanic in Santa Monica. The manager Jerry says that there are four or...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    October 25, 2018

Microsoft Co-Founder Has Died of Complications of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. #paulallen

Bill Gates' statement on the death of fellow Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen: "He deserved much more time, but his contributions to the world of technology and philanthropy will live on for...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    October 15, 2018

Alien Encounter Investigated After Second US Space Telescope Fails in One Week. #UFOs

Two twenty year old US Space Telescopes have failed within one week and the evidence points toward extraterrestrial sabotage for the snafus. Three days ago, the Hubble Space Telescope entered safe...

 
 By Stan Greene    Arts    September 27, 2018

Lady Whose Nether Regions are Depicted in "The Origin of the World" identified

French historian Claude Schopp has solved one of the great mysteries of 19th century art. When Gustave Courbet's 1866 painting "The Origin of the World" was new, it caused riots in Paris. The...

 

Over-Hyped #HurricaneFlorence Not as Bad as Predicted. And that was Predictable.

We were told once again, that it was the storm of the Century. 3 million people were evacuated, down highways whose direction police reversed, to aid the evacuation of entire Counties. Governors...

 
 By Stan Greene    Crime    September 4, 2018

Report: Kuwaiti Police Shut Down Fish Store that Tapped Googley Eyes Onto Fish

A report on Reddit says that Kuwaiti police have shut down a fish store that was sticking googly eyes on fish to make them appear more fresh than they really are. "Is this fish fresh?" "Yes, it's...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    August 29, 2018

SMPD Makes an Arrest in August 20th Shooting Incident on Santa Monica Pier.

Police Arrest Suspect in Pier Shooting Early Sunday morning of August 20, 2018, Santa Monica Police were called to a shooting on the Santa Monica Pier. A woman had been shot in the leg by a man...

 

Report: Trump Will Fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, August 31, 2018

Our source in the Trump White House says that the president is preparing to fire Attorney General Jeff sessions by the end of August. The two have butted heads since sessions appointed independent...

 

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