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 By Jack Simon    News    May 12, 2021

Over 50% of Students at SMMUSD Return to Campus

More than half of the students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District have returned to campus for in-person instruction and the percentage is increasing daily, school officials said on...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    People    May 7, 2021

Special Delivery for Delivery Workers: Local Woman Makes Sure the FedEx and USPS Drivers Stay Hydrated and Happy

During the Covid-19 lockdown, at least one person noticed the increased workload on the delivery personnel, the drivers for Amazon, FedEx, UPS, and the post office. During the summer heat wave,...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    May 7, 2021

Santa Monica High and Malibu High Get Top Rankings in Best Schools Report

Santa Monica and Malibu high schools are now among the top 150 high schools in California. Santa Monica was ranked 98 while Malibu placed 146 among more than 2600 public high schools in the Golden...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    Schools    May 1, 2021

SMMUSD Preparing to Sell $280 Million in Bonds to Fund Classroom Improvements

The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is preparing to sell $280 million of bonds for both Measure M (for Malibu Schools) and Measure SMS (for Santa Monica Schools) in the coming months,...

 

Woman Killed the Wrong Man in Revenge Murder; Men Charged with Theft for Recycling Casino Trash; Los Feliz Homeless Encampment is Alleged Drug Marketplace and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Reasonable jury could find officer liable for breaking woman's arm during arrest A District Court judge erred in granting summary judgment to a police officer who was sued by a...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    April 27, 2021

SMMUSD Forgoes State-Mandated Assessments, Will Use Local Tests

Students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District won't be required to take the federal and state-mandated assessment tests this school year. But they will have to take local standardized...

 

Garcetti Votes to Refund Police $36 million; LA County Wants Out of Homelessness Lawsuit; Youtubers Charged in Fake Bank Robberies and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings New trial required in action over death of tased suspect The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, in a 2-1 decision, reversed a judgment pursuant to a jury verdict in...

 

Suspect Used Drone to Deliver Drugs; Roscoe Chicken Robber Arrested; Couple Kidnapped During Zoom Call, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Commissioner Campos says DA's policy doesn't override CA's remand order Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Benjamin Campos on Friday reconsidered his March 3 order that...

 

Retired Policeman Using Racial Slur Prompts Review of 370 of His Cases; Gascon Wants to Abolish Hard Core Gang Unit; No More Forced Work for Prison Inmates? and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Grieving family shocked as getaway driver freed in bloody murder of USC grad student from China: 'Reluctant' judge has 'no discretion' Saying he had no choice under a new...

 

Despite LA Marathon Postponement, Santa Monica PAL Will Create Its Own Marathon For Its Youth Running Program

3/17 "I felt so accomplished and felt unbeatable," said 17-year-old Audrialice Evans about running her first race. Running has become a passion for her and 7 youths, aged 12-17 who have been training...

 

Murder Suspect Released and At Large Due to Data Entry Error; Gascon Turns Down Sheriff's Offer to Probe Government Corruption (Sheriff Supports his Recall); AG Becerra Witholds Gun Violence Statistics and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Court narrows law used to target white supremacists A federal appeals court on Thursday struck down portions of an anti-riot law used to target white supremacists. Still, the ruli...

 

30-days for Involuntary Hospitalization for Mental Illness Mulled In Ventura County; Palm Springs Machete Killer Released Early; Fire and Vandalism at Japanese Buddhist Temple, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge rules victims lack standing to seek recusal of District Attorney's office Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Christopher Smith has rebuffed the plea by family members of two...

 

Classmates.com Settles Auto-Renewal Lawsuit filed by the California Automatic Renewal Task Force

PeopleConnect, owner of the social networking site Classmates.com, has settled a consumer protection lawsuit alleging the website did not properly inform its users regarding automatic subscription...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    March 8, 2021

Inoculation Rates in Santa Monica, Brentwood Much Higher than in Poorer Communities

Santa Monica and other wealthy communities in the Westside have some of the highest Covid-19 inoculation rates in Los Angeles County even though their residents were less affected by the coronavirus,...

 

Will Santa Monica Cave to Big-Bucks Developer with a Massive and Wacky Building Design Seeking to Replace the Crime Vons on Lincoln?

The developer of the $1 billion Frank Gehry housing project across from the Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los Angeles is asking Santa Monica's Architectural Review Board for concessions with its...

 

Charges Dropped Against Woman Accused of Attempting to Kidnap Joe Montana's Granddaughter; 2 Court Interpreters Get Covid and Die Because Traffic and Eviction Court Held in Person; and other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit Judge blocks some of LA district attorney's reform policies A judge has decided some of Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon's justice reform policies aimed at reducing...

 

David Dudley Jennings Remembered by his Family and Friends for his Kindness, Integrity, Generosity, and Good Humor

David Dudley Jennings was born January 15, 1925 at Manhattan, Kansas, to Harry Clayton Jennings and Leona Moore Jennings. He had two brothers, Gerald and Harry Jr. Their mother died from cancer when...

 

Newsom Gives Freedom to Man Who Sexually Assaulted and Murdered a 17-year-old Boy, Woman Charged with Attempting to Murder Counterprotestors at Anti-Police Rally, and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

ADDA Lawsuit How to listen to live court audio in the ADDA vs. DA lawsuit For those interested in listening to the Court proceedings in Association of Deputy District Attorneys v. George Gascón et...

 

State Assemblymember Richard Bloom Sets His Cap for County Supervisor Seat to be Vacated by Sheila Kuehl

State Assemblymember Richard Bloom announced he will run for Los Angeles County Supervisor in 2022. There are five county supervisors, representing roughly 10 million people in Los Angeles county....

 
 By Noa Krop    Lifestyle    January 11, 2021

Rewards Patches for Youth Soccer-Player Masks Made Girls Willing to Keep Playing During Pandemic

Soccer and Girl Scouts have been a big part of my life, so when Covid limited previous ways of participating in both for most of 2020, I started to think about new ways to stay involved. I turned to e...

 

How to Escape Holiday Cabin Fever During a Pandemic

Is your child making you crazy? Don't feel bad. We are all going through it! Every day I have high hopes of taking a bath or doing yoga while the kid is on zoom school, But two hours later the bath...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    November 7, 2020

Phil Brock, Christine Parra, Oscar de la Torre and Gleam Davis Win Seats in Santa Monica City Council Race.

In an historic repudiation of Santa Monicans for Renters Rights, Phil Brock and Christine Parra appear to have won seats on the Santa Monica City Council. More incumbent city councilmembers (three) we...

 

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...

 

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