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Mary Ann V Rebirths With @MaryAnnVelocity New EP out October 18, 2019

Velocity means the speed of something in any given direction, and it took a while for songwriter/musical artist Mary Ann V to arrive with her latest EP, @MaryAnnVelocity. Now it's set for release on...

 

Santa Monica Breakfast Club Honors Ray Carriere at 5th Annual Mad Hatter Tea Party Oct. 6

This quote by Lewis Carroll, the author of Alice in Wonderland, reminds us of something we often forget. What better way to spend your Sunday afternoon than with "Alice" and the "Cheshire Cat" and...

 

SamoHi Swimming Pool Incident Leads to Government Tort Claim Against SMMUSD

A high school student suffered "severe and debilitating lung injuries" after swimming in the Santa Monica High School pool according to a government claim filed this month against the SMMUSD. "(name...

 

SMMUSD issues Statement on Planned Student Climate Change Walkout Friday

**Email on behalf of Superintendent Dr. Ben Drati** Superintendent's Message: Climate Strike - Friday, September 20, 2019 Dear parents, guardians, staff and community members, We are aware that there...

 

Man Escapes Nazis, Soviets, Comes to California, Sells Shmatas, Endows a Synagogue, Lives a Century

Editor's Note: Jack Nomberg died on September 5, 2019 at 101 years of age. We are reposting this story in his honor. Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 9, at 2:00 pm at Hillside Memori...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    September 4, 2019

Tyler Skaggs Cause of Death: Fentanyl, Oxycodone, Booze, and Choking on his own Vomit

The Toxicology Report from Tyler Skaggs autopsy has been released. Sadly, everything I wrote in the days immediately following his death turn out to have been true. A number of other newspapers...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    August 29, 2019

Brother Kills Younger Brother in the 900 Block of Lincoln Over Family Dispute

Chris Mondev graduated from Santa Monica High School in 2017. His friends regarded him as a troublemaker, a risk taker, but never imagined that he would take his younger brother Charlie's life. That...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    August 25, 2019

End of Summer Comes Early, as SMMUSD Returns to School on Thursday August 22nd

All 16 public schools in the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District begin classes on Thursday, August 22nd. Parents and kids will need to figure out where they are going to be dropped off. The...

 

Girls Who Code Holds Graduation at Santa Monica Riot HQ

At the August 2, 2019 graduation the girls presented their final projects, heard from Riot Games' Head of Technology Mike Seavers and commemorated their achievements from the past few weeks. For the...

 

Wanted: That Old Clarinet, Violin, Guitar, Flute or other Instrument in your Closet

Scott Price and Janice Hou are hosting their second musical instrument drive from August 5th through August 16th. Scott and Janice say they have always been passionate about music and by its unique...

 

Young Local Filmmaker Alexander Paen Is Already Living 'The Dream'

This summer, young Brentwood Filmmaker Alexander Paen -- a 20-year-old student at Chapman University in Orange – was found high up in the stands at Fairfax High School's gym, videotaping games of a...

 

Memorial Service for Angel's Tyler Skaggs at Saint Monica's Catholic Church

Three weeks after his death, Angel's pitcher Tyler Skaggs was memorialized at Saint Monica's Catholic Church. The memorial service began Monday 7/22 at 11 AM. Admission was by invitation, and the...

 
 By Stan Greene    Sports    July 14, 2019

Tyler Skaggs Mother Debbie Throws Out the First Pitch at Friday's Angels v. Mariners Game

Friday night July 12, Debbie Skaggs threw out the first pitch, and the entire Angels team wore "45" in memory of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs. Skaggs died on July 1 of uncertain causes, and this was...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    July 8, 2019

Main Street Independence Day Parade in Santa Monica Draws Crowds, quakes

Despite the earthquakes, Santa Monica conducted its annual parade on Thursday July 4, 2019. It lasted from 9:30 to 11 am. The 6.4 Richter scale temblor occurred at 10:19 am. The parade featured more...

 
 By Observer Staff    Sports    July 6, 2019

Hometown Hero Tyler Skagg's Had a Dark Side, Autopsy Report Reveals

Update: On August 30, 2019, the Tarrant County Toxicologist said that Tyler Skaggs had alcohol, fentanyl and oxycodone all present in his system at his death. He choked on his own vomit. This is...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    July 6, 2019

Samohi's Skaggs To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

We're posting a 2014 old story about Tyler Skaggs on the homepage. Nerves are raw, and he is missed, so let's talk about his life rather than his demise. Santa Monica will surely never know anyone...

 
 By Phil Brock    Schools    June 20, 2019

Oh the Places You'll Go: 670 seniors graduate at Samohi

With shouts of "19" echoing across the stage, the Santa Monica High School Class of 2019 flipped their tassels from right to left and exuberantly took their final steps as high school students. This...

 
 By Roger Vincent    Business    May 25, 2019

Co-working spaces: Not just for start-up bros anymore

Co-working is often more pleasant these days than putting in eight hours at a traditional office. If you'd prefer a workspace that looks like a chic hotel lobby with waiters at your service, that can...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    Crime    April 29, 2019

Homeless Man Charged with Setting the Skirball Fire, Other Fires in the Sepulveda Pass

Charges have been filed against a homeless man who allegedly set a number of fires near Sepulveda Boulevard and Getty Center Drive on Easter Sunday, April 21. Steven William Adkison, 31, now faces fou...

 

SamoHi Places Second in the National Ocean Science Bowl Finals in Washington DC

On April 14, 2019 Santa Monica High School placed second in the 22nd Annual National Ocean Science Bowl Finals. The finals carried the theme "Observe the Ocean; Secure the Future" in Washington DC....

 
 By David Ganezer    News    April 20, 2019

Santa Monica High School Choir Performed at Notre Dame de Paris 3 Days Before Fire

4/15/2019: Santa Monica High School Choir performed at Notre Dame de Paris on Friday April 12, 2019, just 60 hours before a great fire that heavily damaged the cathedral. They may have been the last...

 

Becca's Closet Needs Bridesmaid Gowns, Shoes, Costume Jewelry, small, dressy purses

Flair Cleaners Santa Monica will host the Flair Cares Prom Dress Collection April 1 to 30 to benefit Becca’s Closet, a nonprofit providing formal attire for local high school youth who cannot...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    April 9, 2019

Rearranging the Deck Chairs on the SamoHi Titanic with a $385 million "Discovery" Building

Ground broke on Tuesday for a new structure, dubbed the Discovery Building, at the Santa Monica High School campus. Its function is to replace the Science and Technology buildings which were...

 

So Cal Edison Science Scholarship awarded to Samohi Senior Katie Richards

3/26: At a presentation today, So Cal Edison surprised SamoHi Senior Katie Richards with a $40,000 college scholarship from Edison International to pursue STEM education. Breanna Snyder, Katie's...

 
 By Mary Leipziger    Arts    March 25, 2019

SamoHi Senior is a Semifinalist in The Music Center's Spotlight Program

Dilay Akcora, a senior at Santa Monica High, was just announced as a Semifinalist in The Music Center's annual Spotlight program.  Spotlight is a free nationally-acclaimed scholarship and arts...

 

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