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Articles from the August 26, 2022 edition

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Kurt Gurdal Cuts the Cheese: Artisan Cheesemonger Announces Brick & Mortar "Canyon Grocer."

Beginning Labor Day Weekend, second-generation international cheese expert Kurt Gurdal is opening a small, carefully curated grocer at Canyon Square on Channel Road—just a stone's throw from where G...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 26, 2022

SMPD Chief Disputes Characterization Officers Don't Patrol at Night but Local Business Owner Says SMPD Presence is Nonexistent Downtown

August 24, 2022 - At the Santa Monica City Council meeting last night Santa Monica Police Chief Ramon Batista vigorously disputed what he called the "falsehood" that there are no police officers...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 26, 2022

Santa Monica Police Reportedly Cut Weekend Crime by Almost 50% With Their Increased Presence Over the Past 3 Weekends

August 24, 2022 - Santa Monica Police Chief Ramon Batista gave a rosy picture of strides forward made by the department in cutting crime over the past few months at a City Council meeting last night....

 
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Catalina Museum for Art and History will Flashback to the 1940s During Fundraising Extravaganza

Join Catalina Museum for Art and History for the Fifth Annual Fundraising Extravaganza: 1940s Flashback on Saturday, September 17, 2022, from 4–7:30 p.m. Eighty years ago, USO entertainers...

 
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Kid's Club at Santa Monica Place returns the first Wednesday of every month through 2022

Kids Club at Santa Monica Place returns the first Wednesday of every month through 2022 and has an exciting program of featured guests. Hosted by bilingual Billboard pop artist, Twinkle Time, this...

 
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Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures will whisk families away on an immersive getaway chock-full of magical participatory moments. Featuring new and classic tales, this unique...

 

Increasing Crime in Santa Monica isn't Recorded Because it's So Hard to Give a Police Report

UPDATE:ANOTHER CAR (The Tesla, attached) was smashed and grabbed at the same address two days after I sent the original message. Neighbors said they saw a black Honda Civic and racing away from the...

 

As Covid-19 Pandemic Winds Down, Mistakes, Exaggerations, and Outright Lies by LA County Public Health Exposed Like Shells at a Beach

August 19, 2022 - In her most recent media briefing yesterday, Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, Director of Public Health, had increasing trouble maintaining the notion that she either understood the...

 
 By Jon Berg    Opinion    August 26, 2022

With Homeless Camping Allowed on Private Property, Santa Monica Has Become "Slum By the Sea"

If you shudder, as you pass the infamous, filthy, dangerous, druggie-filled "Boninville" camp under the freeway at Venice and Sepulveda, or the countless homeless vagrant encampments in Hollywood,...

 

The 626 Night Market Comes to Santa Monica, Featuring Kim Chi, Bomb Squid, Stinky Tofu and other Asian Fusion Cuisine

The 626 Night Market has arrived in Santa Monica, in the City owned parking lot at the SW corner of Fifth Street and Arizona. Every other weekend you can buy Boba, Squid, and Boba. The events is...

 
 By Gas Buddy    News    August 26, 2022

Gas Prices Fell Last Week in Los Angeles, But Are Over $1 More Per Gallon than a Year Ago

August 22, 2022 - Average gasoline prices in Los Angeles have fallen 5.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $5.28/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 2,135 stations in Los Angeles. Pr...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 26, 2022

Armed, Violent Robbery on the Sidewalk at 2nd and Washington

August 22, 2022 - A man talking on his cell phone on the sidewalk near 2nd Street and Washington Avenue in Santa Monica after midnight on Sunday morning was approached by three men who held a gun to...

 

How Many People Have Actually Died from Covid-19 in Los Angeles County?

August 22, 2022 - The Los Angeles County Public Health Department claims that 31,291 residents have died of Covid-19 as of August 22 since the pandemic began in March, 2020. But have that many people...

 
 By Chanin Victor    Events   
A grassy field with people on it in fromt of a stage at Campland On The Bay

Labor Day Weekend at Campland On The Bay is Summertime Fun!

Campland On The Bay in Mission Bay will be full of family-friendly, pet-friendly activities and live entertainment all Labor Day Weekend, Friday, September 2 to Monday, September 5, for resort...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 26, 2022

Latvia Knocks Down Obelisk Commemorating Soviet Victory in WWII. Protest Over Russian Invasion of Ukraine

The Latvian government Thursday took down an Obelisk commemorating Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in 1945. The move, which was captured on video, was a protest of Russia's military adventure in...

 

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