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LAMO Footwear Establishes 30-Day Comfort Guarantee

Los Angeles, Calif. – August 5, 2020 – Today, LAMO Footwear announced its Lamolite® 30-Day Comfort Guarantee policy for customers purchasing styles online at lamofootwear.com and retail...

 

Sweets Party Treats Wins Award For Best Dessert.

The hardest working Mom in the business who tirelessly gives to charities is recognized for her labors and delicious treats! Celebrity favorite Dessert Company, Sweets Party Treats has been enjoyed...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    July 19, 2020

Burger King Workers Strike Following Death of Woman, 42, From Coronavirus

Ángela Martínez Gómez died on Monday, July 6, 2020. No cause of death has yet been released. Gomez, 42, worked at local fast food purveyor Burger King on Santa Monica Blvd. Her last shift was on...

 
 By David Ganezer    Business    July 8, 2020

Deal Reached for Uber Inc. to Acquire Postmates Food Delivery Service

In a marriage between 2 delivery and transportation rivals, Postmates announced today that a deal had been reached for Uber to acquire the food delivery service. This in an email sent to Postmates 2,0...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    July 5, 2020

Apple Closes Store on Third Street Promenade due to Covid-19 Rise in California

Apple has once again closed the Apple Store on the Third Street Promenade, among other stores. The iPhone purveyor Thursday closed US stores in states where COVID-19 cases numbers are rising amid a...

 

Payoneer Customer Mastercards are Blocked, After Wirecard Bank Declared Insolent in UK

Update, 6/30/20: Tuesday morning, Payoneer sent the following email: ... "the FCA has completed its audit and lifted the freeze on your Payoneer Prepaid Mastercard® card. We know that this period...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    June 24, 2020

Renting Post Covid: Who Will Lease the Massive White Elephants nearing completion on Lincoln Blvd?

What will happen to the Massive White Elephant buildings nearing completion on Lincoln Blvd? Will young people earning $3000 a week at Google, Snapchat and Facebook line up to lease expensive NYC styl...

 

San Vicente View Apartments Reopens After Extensive Renovations. 28 Units for Rent

For just $3100 a month, you can be the lord and master (or goddess and mistress, as the case may be), of 670 square feet in 90402. To be fair, folks all over the world pay a premium to be close to...

 

Souplantation Liquidates Fixed Assets, Including Lots of Restaurant Equipment

National: Garden Fresh one of the nation's largest restaurant chains operating as Souplantation and Fresh Tomato is liquidating all assets under a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. The chain, which employed thous...

 

120 Santa Monica Businesses Looted in the George Floyd Riots

Approximately 120 Santa Monica businesses were looted or broken into, the evening of Saturday, May 28th. This list of 81 looted businesses in Santa Monica is incomplete. After the 1992 Rodney King rio...

 

Santa Monica Unemployment Rate Mega Jumps From Covid-19

Santa Monica is doing better than the county as a whole but worse than the state in unemployment, according to the latest statistics from the California Employment Development Department. The EDD...

 

LAMO Footwear Takes a Charitable Step for Holliblu Nurses

LAMO footwear is proud to announce the successful start of the new partnership with HOLLIBLU, an organization which supports the nurse's community nationwide. To get things off to a great start, the...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    Business    May 18, 2020

Officials are Looking at the Wrong Criteria for Reopening Businesses During Coronavirus Pandemic

On Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he would conditionally allow the reopening of certain types of businesses in the state. Since March 19, only "essential" businesses have been allowed to...

 

Larissa Love On Montana Avenue Opens To The New Retail Experience.

Larissa Love retail store on Montana Avenue today opened its disinfected doors to a new way of retail just in time for last minute Mother's Day. After almost two months of retail lockdown which has...

 
 By Stan Greene    Business    May 8, 2020

Starbucks Coffee Begins Re-opening Local Stores for Mobile ordering.

Starbucks Coffee Company has begun to re open stores in Santa Monica. Our photographer took photos of a line forming outside the Starbucks store on 7th Street and Montana Avenue. This particular...

 

SBA Appears to be Making $2000 Payments on Emergency Disaster Relief Loans

The US Small Business Administration has begun to make $2000 advance payments on the $10,000 loans we were encouraged to apply for 30 days ago when the Covid-19 lockdowns began. This has been...

 

Buying or Selling a Home? Expect to Struggle in the Era of Social Distancing and Covid-19

While most of us non-essential employees are staying at home, some people are trying to find a new place for more sitting around, playing video games, and spraying Easy Cheese straight into the mouth...

 

Paying Rent in the Corona Era: Why bother?

As we all sit at home surrounded by our family 24/7 while searching for excuses to leave the premises for a brief break, many of us are wondering in this city where more than 70 percent of the...

 

CVS Announces it will Hire 50,000 Drivers, Deliverymen, Counterhelp, Pharmacist Assistants

CVS Health has announced that it will fill 50,000 positions. Demand for CVS Counter services has greatly expanded due to the Coronavirus emergency. There are 3 CVS Health locations in Santa Monica....

 

DPA HONORS THE OSCAR AWARD NOMINEES AT ITS DAZZLING PRE-AWARDS GIFTING SUITE

Los Angeles, California- February 8h, 2020-For one of the most awaited award seasons of the year, the Oscar Awards, DPA was once again the sponsor for the 2020 Pre-Awards Gifting Suite. This year the...

 

NMS To Tear Down New Four Story Building at 1547-7th Street, and Build 8 stories

In line with progressive densification, WS Communities, a synonym for NMS Properties, is upscaling your community. The company will tear down a 4 story mixed use building at 1543 7th Street, in order...

 

Angry Birds Games Go Extinct in March 2020. Angry Birds Rio Crashes, Migrates, Dies

Time to migrate, gamers. According to a note on the App itself, Angry Birds is coming to an end and will no longer be supported. "All good things must pass, and at the end of March we will be winding...

 

Largest Private Lot in Santa Monica On Sale for $20,000,000. 1.223 acre home could be yours!

It's not exactly affordable housing. If you want the two story 5,000 square foot home on like, 50K square feet of land; it'll only cost you about as much as an F-135 Raptor. The press release from...

 

The End of Stationary Retail: Staples to Exit Santa Monica February 7, 2020

The Staples store located at 15th and Wilshire Blvd will close permanently on February 7th, an employee of the store told our reporter. “Apparently, corporate was in talks with the landlord to...

 

Federal Lawsuit Claims Amazon Knowingly Is The Direct Seller Of Counterfeits

A U.S. Federal Court lawsuit, Maglula, Ltd. v. Amazon.com, names global-giant Amazon (AMZN) as the direct seller of its counterfeit products. Maglula's lawsuit alleges they repeatedly warned, then...

 

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