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 By Russel Gloor    Business    January 20, 2021 

A Plan to Restore Social Security to Solvency as America Ages

With Social Security's finances in the spotlight these days, especially since COVID-19 devastated the U.S. economy, there is no shortage of ideas for how to reform the Social Security System (SS) to...

 

Bitcoin Falls Back to $33,000, as Dollar Rises and Temperatures Fall From Last Weeks Capitol Riot

1/10/21: Bitcoin sank to a low of $32,500 per bitcoin, in a sudden 20% overnight decline. The world's first crypto-currency (symbol BTC), could fall all the way back to 23,000 which is where it...

 

10 reasons why Bitcoin is poised to hit $100,000 in 2021

Finiteness- There are only 21 million coins that are assigned to be mined. Satoshi Nakamoto, the founder of Bitcoin declared that only 21 million coins would ever be mined. This drives up the value...

 

Alibaba Founder Jack Ma Becomes the Latest Victim of the Chinese Communist Party's Resurgent Fascism

He was once lauded as the Chinese equivalent of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. From a humble background as a school teacher, Jack Ma founded Alibaba.COM, the largest online retailer in the world's most...

 

Even Vocational Training is Shut Down During Prison Lockdown in California During Covid Surge

I want to first give you a quick update. It seems that I spoke too soon about the man in my life. Dom. He was not my long-awaited love after all. No matter. I'll be free soon! All that glitters is...

 

RagingBull Stock Advisory Service Ceases Operations for 30 days due to FTC Federal Lawsuit and TRO

RagingBull, a stock advisory service with an email subscription service, has announced that it is ceasing operations for thirty days. The FTC claims that trading services like RagingBull unfairly...

 

Amazon Ruled Liable for 3rd-Degree Burns Caused by Defective Battery, says California Supreme Court

December 3, 2020, Los Angeles, CA – The California Supreme Court refused to review Amazon's appeal of an appellate court ruling holding Amazon liable for injuries caused by third-party products...

 

COVID Spike is Not Our Fault, Restaurant Owners Plead, as LA County Shuts Down Again

The Independent Hospitality Coalition is extremely disappointed that the County of Los Angeles would take such drastic actions without consultation with members of the hospitality industry. Once...

 

Apple Inc. Settles $24.6 Million Consumer Protection Lawsuit Over Slowing Performance in Older iPhones

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced today that Apple Inc. will pay $24.6 million to settle a California lawsuit alleging the company failed to disclose that iPhone software it...

 

Amazon Adds Prescription Drugs To Its Counterfeit And Scam Laden Marketplace

November 18, 2020, Los Angeles, CA - Amazon has added another goal in slugging its way to retail dominance; Amazon launched its own online pharmacy to deliver prescription drugs. Amazon, already...

 

EU Charges Amazon With Antitrust Violations. Online Retail Platform Faces Potential Penalties of $37 Billion

November 13, 2020, Los Angeles, CA – The European Union formally charged Amazon with antitrust violations for abusing its dominance in online shopping and using non-public data gathered from...

 

Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai Probably Wish Jack Dorsey Would Drop Dead of a Brain Aneurysm Right About Now

Election Day is past and so is the excuse for social media platforms to censor content based on the fear of "election interference." But Twitter censors on. Today, Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire...

 

$999,000 buys a 1300 square foot, 2 Bedroom 3 Bathroom Condo in Santa Monica 90403

Editor's note: It's been a while since we've seen a 2 bedroom Santa Monica condominium listings under a million dollars. So we decided to post this press release from Coldwell banker largely...

 

Santa Monica Pier is Now Open, and its Businesses Give Away Merchandise to Visitors

Santa Monica Pier is launching a new Pier Prize Card September 28 - November 8, offering guests an opportunity to win prizes for making purchases at participating Pier businesses. For every separate...

 

Half a Million Square Foot Development Proposal for Miramar Hotel Goes Before Planning Commission

A new proposal for a redesigned Miramar Sheraton hotel has been discussed by the Planning Commission. The commission will vote on the 600,000 square foot proposal next month. The project includes 100,...

 

Fisher Hardware, Enterprise Fish Company Close

Covid-19 will be the death of many retail businesses, many but not all of them non-chain restaurants. For the last half century, Enterprise Fish Company has sold salmon, lobbed lobster and hailed...

 

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...

 

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