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 By David Ganezer    News    December 1, 2022 

Without Covid Test, a Pregnant Woman Could Not be Admitted to Chinese Hospital. She Delivered Standing In Front of the Hospital.

11.29. Jennifer Zeng, a Hong Kong based reporter, has tweeted that a woman in China delivered a baby standing in front of the hospital today, because she did not have a valid Covid negative test and...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    December 1, 2022 

Scooter Company Kicks In $25,000 to Santa Monica Education Foundation for SMMUSD Programs

I have to admit I love riding scooters. It's a way to go to our office in Downtown Santa Monica, without having to park. It's fun to watch couples riding them. There are several electric scooter...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    December 1, 2022 

Sam Bankman-Fried Appears on Live TV, Denies He is a Fraudster, Admits "mistakes were made."

11.30.22. SBF: I made a lot of mistakes. But I didn't try to commit fraud on anyone. “Obviously that was a pretty big oversight. I was nervous because of the conflict of interest of being too...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    December 1, 2022 

Santa Monica to Swear in (Apparently) Newly Elected Officials Before the County Officially Finishes the Vote

November 30, 2022 - The City of Santa Monica plans to swear in new members of the city council and other elected office before the county has finalized the election results on December 8. "Elected...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    December 1, 2022 

Animals Evacuated from Vet Due to a Major Gas Leak on Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica

Update 1:30 PM, from Candice Lee, SoCal Gas Company Public Information Officer: • On Thursday, December 1 at approximately 10:00 a.m., SoCalGas crews responded to reports of a natural gas leak on...

 

China Donated $100m to Cuba; 171 Social Leaders Assassinated in Colombia; Former El Salvador President Accused of Making Deals with Drug Gangs and Other Stories: InterAmerican Watch Newsletter

Chile Cadem: Approval of President Gabriel Boric falls to 29% Faced with the query: "Regardless of your political position, do you approve or disapprove of the way Gabriel Boric is conducting his...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    December 1, 2022 

Boy Scouts Conduct Annual Christmas Tree Sale on Santa Monica Blvd and 19th Street

One Scout mom, Janet McLaughlin, said: "This is the 49th year for our local, Santa Monica Troop 2 Christmas Tree lot.The hardest part was finding the physical space, since vacant lots in Santa Monica...

 

St. Monica's Catholic Church Conducts Annual Thanksgiving Give-away of Clothes and Food to Needy in Santa Monica

11.23.22: Several hundred needy people were given free food and clothing at St. Monica's Catholic Church in Santa Monica on Wednesday afternoon. Volunteers assisted in both projects. St. Monica's...

 

Car vs. Scooter Accident in 900 Block of Colorado Avenue, Sends Rider to Santa Monica Hospital

11.22.22: A young woman riding an electric scooter was hit early Tuesday afternoon by a vehicle crossing into the bike lane. The vehicle continued and did not stop after the collision. She was...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 26, 2022

Colorado Springs LGBTQ Nightclub Shooting Suspect is Non-binary and "uses they/them pronouns," His Lawyer Said.

The entire Mainstream media tried to promote the narrative that the shooter was a Trump supporter, whose grandfather who is a conservative California assembly member. Turns out as they so often are,...

 

Riots Breakout in China as 420 Million People are Subject to Covid Lockdowns Under CCP's Zero Covid Policy.

11.23.22: Hundreds of workers protested at Foxconn's flagship iPhone plant in China Wednesday. Several videos posted to social media showed rioting workers and others, throwing barricades at...

 

Vehicle Collision Killed a Bicyclist on PCH in Santa Monica Thursday Morning

On 11/24/2022, at approximately 3:07 AM, SMPD Officers were dispatched to a vehicle vs. bicycle collision in the 500 block of southbound Pacific Coast Highway. Officers arrived on scene and located a...

 

Arsonist Sets 4 Fires in Santa Monica, Reportedly Traveling East on Olympic Blvd from Lincoln.

11.23.22: Miscellaneous outside fire on Lincoln and Olympic was reported to have been set by an arsonist. The same man had reportedly set 4 fires within the last hour or so. The suspect was described...

 

Santa Monica High School Senior Maya Knauf Earns Perfect Score on the Advanced Placement (AP) English Exam

Editor's note: A young woman attending Samohi, Maya Knauf has earned a perfect score in the AP English Exam. A perfect score on the national test, given to those taking the AP English exam at the end...

 

Fire in the Bushes behind 1928 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica Quickly Extinguished Monday Afternoon.

An outside fire occurred late afternoon Monday, the Santa Monica Fire Department reported on Twitter. SMFD quickly extinguished the fire, before it could harm anyone or cause extensive damage. The...

 

Clashes in Colombia Leave 18 Dead; Bolivia Has Third Highest Hunger Rate in South America; Opponents of Ortega's Nicaraguan Government Jailed and Other Stories

How the “narrative war” of the Iranian and Venezuelan regimes that seeks to free the figurehead of Nicolás Maduro, Alex Saab, works Security analysts and investigators revealed the influence...

 
 By GasBuddy    News    November 22, 2022

Gas to be Highest Price Ever for Thanksgiving as Americans Hit the Road for Expensive Turkey Dinners

BOSTON (November 15, 2022) -- As Americans prepare to hit the road for Thanksgiving, average gasoline prices will be at their highest seasonal level ever for the weekend according to GasBuddy, the lea...

 

Are the Democrats Losing Their Amazing Lead in California, even in Santa Monica?

November 17, 2022 - Democrats won big in statewide offices in the November 8 election in California as was expected, but the lead by which they are winning is closer than in 2018. Races for the...

 

Update November 17, 2022: Santa Monica Local Election Results

November 17, 2022 - The results below from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder are as of November 16 at 3:20 pm. 35.5% of eligible voters's ballots have been received so far. There have been no...

 

Less Californians are Voting with Universal Mail-in Ballots While Elections Take a Month to Become Official

November 16, 2022 - Official results of the General Election that took place on Tuesday, November 8 will not be certified by the California Secretary of State until December 16. With universal...

 

Update November 15, 2022: Santa Monica Local Election Results

November 15, 2022 - The results below from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder are as of November 15 at 3:41 pm. 33.63% of eligible voters's ballots have been received so far. There have been...

 

In Major Victory for Ukraine, Russia announces withdrawal from Kherson and the Right Bank of the Dnipro River

In. a stunning defeat, Russia's Defence minister Sergei Shoigu has announced that Russia will pull its soldiers out of Kherson. The city of 300,000 is the only provincial capital taken by Russia...

 

Lana Negrete holds on so far as Santa Monica City Councilmember

November 11, 2022 - The results below from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder are as of November 10 at 4:23 pm. With 25.8% of registered voters' ballots received, it is unknown how many...

 

Power Outage at San Vicente and 9th Street in Santa Monica Monday

11.7.22: A windy and cold winter storm blew down power lines at 9th Street and San Vicente on Tuesday. Electrical power was out on San Vicente west of 11th Street. Linemen said the earliest it would...

 

Santa Monica Local Election Results as of November 9 3:35 AM

November 9, 2022 - The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder released election results as of 3:35 am this morning. Results will be updated on Friday November 11. Some of the local results may change...

 

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