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 By Rusty Gleer    Lifestyle    May 27, 2022 

When Must You Pay Income Tax on Social Security Benefits?

Ask Rusty – Must I Pay Income Tax on Social Security Benefits? Dear Rusty: I do not recall the rules on my income tax obligation for Social Security benefits. Can you please explain these rules to...

 
 By Rusty Gleer    Lifestyle    May 23, 2022

What to Do with That Social Security Check After a Spouse Dies

Ask Rusty – Will My Husband's Benefits Continue After He Dies? Dear Rusty: My husband is 65 and I am 55. He has recently been diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. My question is, will I continue...

 

Mash Gallery Grand Opening A Huge Success- Brings out the best of the LA Arts Scene.

5.18: Mash Gallery successfully opened it's new location doors this past weekend and hundreds of the Los Angeles art community were on hand to admire the stunning collection of works on display at...

 

Amber Heard: Depp Lost His Finger During the Same Binge When He Took MDMA Pills and Penetrated Her With a Bottle.

5.20.22: Friday, Amber Heard testified that during a three day series of events, Johnny Depp lost the tip of his finger. He also penetrated her with a bottle, and he took 8 or 10 MDMA pills. She even...

 

Sherlock Holmes, Charles Dickens, and the Santa Monica Police Department: Jones of the Bay by Peter Borresen

If you're looking for a locally-sourced, light and humorous summer (or anytime) read, Peter Borresen's Jones of the Bay might just hit the spot. This episodic detective novel blends comedy, Santa...

 

Amber's Sister Whitney Testifies She Saw Johnny Depp Physically Abuse Amber Heard in Their Home on Sweetzer Ave

Amber Heard's sister Whitney Henriquez testified on direct examination. Below are my notes, as she testified. My sister really changed during her relationship with Johnny. She became anorexic,...

 

Ex-girlfriend Ellen Barkin Testifies "Johnny Depp Was Just a Jealous Man, Demanding, and He Used Drugs All the Time"

Thursday say testimony by several witnesses in the Virginia defamation trial of Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard. Ellen Barkin took the stand, she was an actress with a minor part in Fear and Loathing in...

 

Squirrels Thrive in Santa Monica's Palisades Park. They're Cute, But do they cause the Cliffs to Erode?

If you've walked in Palisades Park this Spring, you've no doubt noticed the abundant squirrel population. Squirrels come in two stripes: An invasive species called the Eastern Gray Squirrel, or "Tree...

 

Dog Hiking: 6 Dangers to be Aware of and How to Avoid Them

With warmer weather just around the corner, you may be planning some upcoming adventures with your dog. Many dogs love accompanying their human family members on hiking trips, and hiking can be an exc...

 
 By Preity Upala    Lifestyle    May 13, 2022

'Cashmere & Caviar' comes to SUTTON in Beverly Hills

3.14.22: Tinseltown was at it again as the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (RHOBH) star Sutton Stracke hosted an exclusive invite only in-person event at her West Hollywood boutique, SUTTON. Fittingl...

 

Which States Rank Best for Seniors?

WASHINGTON, DC, May 6 – The isolation triggered by the pandemic has caused many seniors to re-evaluate their living conditions, particularly those who are living alone. "To be sure, the lack of...

 

Lifer in California Women's Prison Calls Out Sacramento Shooter "Smiley" Martin

Dear Sacramento Mass Shooter: Mr. SMILEY MARTIN, Should I call you Smiley or Mr. Martin? I think California's Dumbest Criminal suits you better. You're are the Biggest Loser. I clearly remember how...

 
 By Rusty Gleer    Lifestyle    May 9, 2022

Factors to Consider in Collecting Social Security Survivor Benefit

Ask Rusty – Can a Widower Get Full Survivor Benefits Early? Dear Rusty: My wife passed from COVID-related heart disease in 2020, just short of her 65th birthday. I will be 66 in May 2023. Do I have...

 
 By Will Coggin    Lifestyle    May 9, 2022

Joaquin Phoenix May Make Film Lionizing Animal Rights Activists Who Firebombed Home with a Child Inside

Joaquin Phoenix, the weird actor known for his role in Joker, announced that he may produce a film adaptation of Free The Animals, a book lauding the terroristic efforts of the Animal Liberation...

 

Celebrate Mother's Day Any Way You Can, But Don't Miss the Opportunity to Honor Your Mother

Celebrate Mother's Day anyway you can but don't miss the opportunity to honor mom. The opportunities pass us by. While mom is alive is the time to do something for her. Too often someone dies and we...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    Lifestyle    May 9, 2022

Amber Heard Testifies That Johnny Depp Abused Her From First Day They Were Married

5.4.22: Actress Amber Heard made her all the following points as she took the witness stand in the defamation lawsuit filed by Johnny Depp. Direct examination: 1. At first Depp was very nice at first...

 

Battling Cigarette Addiction Followed Me During My Time in California State Prison. How did I beat it?

Yeah, I stumbled mentally. I didn't fall. There's a lot bad things on the prison yard right now. I've told you that already. I have not had any drug cravings in a very long time. There has also been...

 
 By Rachel Ganz    Lifestyle    May 4, 2022

Crown Prince of Italy Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy Attends Charity Event in Downtown Los Angeles

4.9.22: Savoy is a region in France. But for an evening, you could find the Prince of Savoy at a charity event in DTLA. American Foundation of Savoy Orders 4th Annual Royal Gala benefiting children's...

 
 By David Ganezer    Lifestyle    May 2, 2022

Actor Johnny Depp Says Amber Heard Has Borderline Personality Disorder in Recording She Made

In a video recording, actress amber Heard tells Johnny Depp that he flicked a cigarette on her. He is asked if it's true that he put out a cigarette on her skin. The Pirates of the Caribbean actor...

 
 By David Ganezer    Lifestyle    May 2, 2022

Swimming in Santa Monica Storm Drains is Unsafe Due to Pollution. So Why are These Children Swimming In Them?

It isn't safe to swim in storm drains in California. They carry dirt and disease down to the ocean. It's especially unsafe to swim there shortly after storms. And yet, people do it anyway. Including...

 

Social Security Adjusts Benefits If You Continue to Work

Ask Rusty - I'm Working; Why Hasn't My Social Security Benefit Increased? Dear Rusty: I will be 72 in July. I started taking my Social Security at age 64 after a job loss and other items that came...

 

Exploring Avalon and Catalina Island. Kayak, Snorkel, Scuba, SUP, Zipline, Rock climb, Sit on a Chaise and Drink a Cocktail.

If you've never been, it's one of California's gems, an unkept secret among A-listers, vacationers, and those who live for adventure and the outdoors. It's reminiscent of the Italian Riviera, with...

 

Celebrate International Turtle and Tortoise Week by Learning about North American Turtles

Welcome to the 10th annual International Turtle and Tortoise Week™! In honor of 10 years of this turtle-ly awesome shell-ebration, we are paying homage to the theme that started it all: turtles...

 

Social Security Benefits as Taxable Income

Ask Rusty – About Payroll Tax and Income Tax on Social Security Dear Rusty: Is it possible for you to go over how the Federal withholding tax is computed on Social Security benefits? Signed:...

 

Santa Monica Artist & Founder of Mash Gallery Haleh Mashian Announces New Location Move

Santa Monica resident Haleh Mashian is ready to bring her artistic creativity to the heart of Los Angeles. Mashian is the owner of the Mash Gallery, and is also a talented artist . The Mash Gallery, e...

 

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