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How to Vote on our Local Santa Monica Ballot, if You Want to Climb Out of the Toilet We're In

Along with the alarming issues on the California State ballot there are a few alarming issues to be decided at the city and county level. In addition, you must choose who you want to run various...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    October 23, 2020

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Approves Purchase of New $21 Million Headquarters Office Building

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the $21 million purchase of an office building at 1717 4th Street for use as their headquarters. The building sits on...

 

Throwing Money at Schools Won't Help: SMMUSD Needs to Get Back to Basics of Education

As a student in the Santa Monica-Malibu school district in the 1980s and 90s my classmates and I were blessed to experience a public education second to none. I formed tight life-long bonds not only...

 

Monday Morning Memo: California alleged rapist awaiting trial for 14 years ordered freed and other stories

Courts & Rulings Officers who arrested man for photography have immunity The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed an order denying summary judgment to three Department of Veterans...

 

Lynn Case: Mom-prenuer of FIT4MOM Santa Monica is an Awesome MOM BOSS!

We are so excited to highlight Lynn Case, from FIT4MOM Santa Monica, an awesome Mom Boss and Mom-prenuer! FIT4MOM is the nation's leading prenatal and postnatal fitness program, providing fitness...

 

Trump Strikes Blow at Critical Race Theory for Anti-American Curricula, Threatens to Cut Federal Funding

California could lose federal education funding if they persist in teaching an "antiracist" curriculum. Last week, Trump was alerted via segments on Fox News that workers at federal agencies were...

 

SMRR, Santa Monica Forward Endorse Incumbents for City Council

If you want to win a political race in this city, you're probably going to need the support of Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights, better known as SMRR, or face a tough uphill battle. At its recent...

 

Let's Divide Everyone into Tribes and Examine Why White People are So Awful: CA Approves Marxist Ethnic Studies Requirement

Santa Monica lost its progressive cred as the state surpassed the school district in shoving radical left indoctrination down our students' throats by passing AB 331, a law requiring a semester of...

 

Santa Monica City Council Bars Leases if Less than a Year: A Move to Preserve Tax Income While Allaying Renters' Fears

Declaring they were "building community," the Santa Monica City Council voted on additional rules to try forcing out Airbnb-type rentals. Under the new law, landlords could not offer a lease for less...

 
 By Corva Corvax    News    August 30, 2020

SMMUSD In Dangerous Waters with "Social Justice Journey:" Lacks Any Critical Thinking about Race and School Achievement

Is it Social Justice or Antiracism at SMMUSD? The top administrators at the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District presented their work on creating better student achievement and combating...

 

Phil Brock and 20 Other Residents Pull Papers for Santa Monica City Council Seats

We already know this year's presidential campaign is a wild one, but how about at the local level? It could be big too. Twenty-two people as of Wednesday have pulled papers for potential campaigns...

 
 By Leonard Brophy    News    July 22, 2020

Kristen McCowan Appointed to Greg Morena's Seat on Santa Monica City Council

History was made on Tuesday when the majority of council members voted for Kristin McCowan to join them on the virtual dais. With that decision, McCowan became the first black Santa Monica council...

 
 By Leonard Brophy    News    June 5, 2020

George Floyd Looters Come to Santa Monica as "Demonstrations" Continue

Sunday afternoon began positively in Santa Monica with a peaceful march protesting police violence that moved down Ocean Avenue from the Montana Avenue intersection to Colorado Avenue and back. But...

 

Teenager Uses Three D Printer Technology to Craft Facial Shields for First Responders

14 year old Mikey Strauss found a way to use his three dimensional printer, in order to help first responders working in the Coronavirus age: Making plastic face shields for them. "My 14 year old has...

 

SMC Will Remain Closed in Fall 2020, With Classes Online Only Due to #Covid19

If you're planning to be a Freshman next year at SMC, you'll have to do it online. Santa Monica College has cancelled its fall semester due to Covid-19. "Can you believe this? It's not easy for many...

 

Bombshell: SMMUSD Admits Possible Coronavirus Exposures at Franklin, John Muir Elementary and Santa Monica High

UPDATE 8 PM: An email from the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District admits possible Coronavirus exposures at 3 Santa Monica schools. This update just in from the District, signed by Ben Drati,...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    March 17, 2020

SMMUSD Schools Closed Until April 20th, Online Classes Offered Starting 3/17/2020 for 3 weeks.

Update 3/16: "The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the following closures for all schools in Santa Monica and Malibu. Closed for the next three weeks (through...

 

In the Wake of Coronavirus Fears, at Least a Dozen Local Private Schools Have Closed Down

Coronavirus has caused the closure of a Santa Monica school, St. Anne's Catholic Elementary School on Colorado Blvd. The one day closure, a spokesman said, "was out of an abundance of caution, and...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    March 3, 2020

California Democratic Presidential Primary, We Recommend Anybody but Bernie Sanders

Voting started in California on February 22 but continues through to the official election day, March 3 - Super Tuesday. We were asked by our whip-cracking publisher to provide a guide to voting for...

 

The 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards Honors The Best Of Independent Cinema

On Saturday, February 8, 2020, the 35th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards was hosted just steps away from the pier in Santa Monica. The Independent Spirit Awards recognizes the best artist-driven...

 

Topping Off Ceremony on Discovery Building at Santa Monica High School

1/30: Would that I could aligned the world and its intricacies similar to the delightful "Steeling Topping Out" ceremony, - given by the McCarthy Building Companies Inc. on the grounds of Santa...

 

SMC and New Roads School Students Receive 2020 Education Awards from The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition

Santa Monica College and New Roads School students were presented the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition 2020 Education Awards at a ceremony held January 20 at SGI-USA World Peace...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    January 6, 2020

From Earthquakes to Murders and elections, 2019 was one for the record books.

​The news stories happening in Santa Monica this year ranged from the highly unusual to the highly typical. Here's our take on the year that was. The Unusual ​The Ridgecrest Earthquake ​A...

 

City Council Sells Out Santa Monica to SCAG (Southern California Association of Governments)

Radical changes are coming to the cityscape of Santa Monica within the next three months, according to comments made at the City Council meeting December 10. The council was struggling to react to an...

 

Friend of the Family Appeals for Funds After the Death of Eric Corso of a Seizure Disorder

Editor: I am writing to you in hopes that you could help me in helping one of my closest friends Eric Corso's family. Born and raised in Santa Monica, California. Eric is one of 3 children of Kathy...

 

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