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Articles from the October 29, 2022 edition

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  • Redondo Beach Man Gets Life Sentence For Producing Child Porn

    Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 29, 2022

    A Redondo Beach man was sentenced this week to life without parole in federal prison after he admitted to producing thousands of sexually explicit images and videos of nearly three dozen children, one of whom was exploited over the course of two years and performed sex acts online in exchange for money, federal prosecutors said. Billy Frederick, a 52-year-old accountant, was sentenced on Monday by U.S. District Judge Dale S. Fischer, who said that "to say his conduct is despicable is an...

  • SMPD Responds to Stabbing Near Santa Monica Pier; Victim Refuses to Cooperate With Police

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 29, 2022

    1/24/22: The SMPD responded to a call of a person stabbed near the Santa Monica Pier on Tuesday night. However, the victim refused police assistance. Police also found a second stabbed homeless man who was similarly uncooperative, behind the Ken Edwards center. The incident occurred at about 9:30 PM, wrote Lt. Rudy Flores. “SMPD Officers responded to a call of a possible stabbing that occurred in the area of Ocean Ave. and Colorado Blvd.” “Officers made contact with the Reporting Party / Witne...

  • Reject and Ignore the Pollsters, TV Pundits and Political Psychics: Just Go Vote

    Chuck Levin, Exec. Dir., The First Vote|Oct 29, 2022

    Our general election on November 8 is fast approaching! Voters may vote weeks early by mail, or drop their ballot in an official drop box, or vote in person. LA County election information is available at Voter registration continues, and serious procrastinators may even register in person up to and including November 8 with "conditional voter registration." Fortunately here in California, the county registrars and secretary of state construct and Implement the finest process and...

  • Mayor Himmelrich Blocks Housing Commission Report from City Council Agenda after Public Admission of Personal Bias

    Michelle Gray|Oct 29, 2022

    Dear City Council, I am submitting the email thread below for your consideration to draw your attention to four issues: 1. Mayor Sue Himmelrich refused to agendize a brief but important Housing Commission report with recommendations for today's City Council meeting. She did this after a) having publicly announced her inability to treat the Housing Commission without bias in light of her husband's inability to continue serving on the commission after a new city anti-nepotism policy, and b)...

  • The Awful Truth: Paul Pelosi Was Drunk Again, And In a Dispute With a Male Prostitute Early Friday Morning

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 29, 2022

    The Awful Truth: Paul Pelosi Was Drunk Again, And In a Dispute With a Male Prostitute Early Friday Morning. 10.28.22: As SF's gay bars closed at 2 am, two gay men met in a bar and went home together. Happens every night in the City by the Bay. Except one of these two men, was married to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. I might disappear for telling you the truth. If I do, you'll all know why. But here's what really happened early Friday morning in San Francisco. IMHO According to SFPD "RP [Reporting...

  • Berkeley Student Breaks Into Nancy Pelosi's House in San Francisco; Bashes Paul Pelosi with a Hammer

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 29, 2022

    Breaking: What really happened Friday morning at the Pelosi house? San Francisco police arrived at Nancy Pelosi's residence to find her husband Paul Pelosi struggling with a homeless man over a hammer. Police directed both men to drop the hammer (which each of them had a hand on). Pelosi complied, whereupon he was beaten on the head by the...