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 By Samuel Alioto    News    August 12, 2022 

Santa Monica Police Seek a Serial Sexual Assault Suspect who is also a Convicted Sex Offender

Santa Monica Police say they need the public's help to find a suspect who grabs women and girls' from behind, then runs away. They are also looking for other victims. The SMPD arrested Anthony...

 
 By Kathi Rowzie    News    August 12, 2022 

Research Shows Importance of Printed Medical Brochures

August 10, 2022 - In our increasingly digital world, some may think that printed medical brochures have outlived their usefulness. But research shows that even in today's digital age, printed...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    August 12, 2022 

SMMUSD Wants Students to Take Antigen Tests Before Returning to School

Officials from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School are urging students this week to take antigen tests prior to the start of the new school year to “ensure everyone is Covid-19 free upon their...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 12, 2022 

Ukraine Partisans Said to be Responsible for Explosions and Heavy Damage at Russian Airbase in Crimea

Images have been posted to Twitter and other social media, showing that a major Russian Air Force Base was heavily damaged by Tuesday's explosion. A series of large explosions occurred at Saky Airport...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 12, 2022 

For the First Time Ever, San Bernardino Airport Offers Commercial Flights to Passengers

Completed in 2011 at a cost of $60 million, the San Bernardino International Airport (SBD for short) has never previously offered flights before. But that changed on August 4. Now, Breeze airlines off...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 12, 2022 

The IRS is already hiring new Special Agents

If you've always dreamt of being an IRS agent, now is the time. But you may have to use a gun to collect the taxes, apparently. The Internal Revenue Service is advertising for new special agents,...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 12, 2022 

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Caught Sharing a Passionate Kiss Outside Dunkin Donuts in Santa Monica

There's just something about donuts. Jen and Ben have shared an on again/off again romance for years, sometimes pairing up with other partners. But a NY Post photographer caught this photo in front...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 12, 2022 

Boyfriend Kills Girlfriend Then Goes to Jack in the Box. Santa Monica Police Release Details of Murder on Lincoln Blvd

8.11.22: Santa Monica police are investigating a murder that took place Thursday morning at 1453 Lincoln Blvd. "SMPD is working a homicide investigation at a residence in the 1400 block of Lincoln...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 12, 2022 

Santa Monica Mayor's Husband Has to Testify About Short-Term Rental Law He Drafted

August 12, 2022 - NMS, one of the largest developers of property in Santa Monica, won a bid to depose Santa Monica Mayor Sue Himmelrich's husband, Michael Soloff, in a court decision July 26 regarding...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    August 12, 2022 

Anne Heche's Family Declares Her Brain Dead, Disconnects Life Support

Actress Anne Heche remains in a coma. She will never recover from her injuries one week ago, says a family spokesman. They have declared her legally dead. "We've lost a bright light, a kind and...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 12, 2022 

Violence in Baja California Prompts US to Issue Safety Warning to US Citizens

8.13.22: The US Consulate in Tijuana Mexico is advising US government employees to shelter in place and follow the directions of local officials. This as violence breaks out in Ensenada, Mexicali,...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 10, 2022

FBI Executes Search Warrant on President Trump's Home in Mar-a-Lago.

In a stunning turn of events, President Trump issued a statement saying that the FBI had executed a search warrant on his home in Mar-a-Lago because they wanted to prevent him from running for...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    August 10, 2022

Trial Concludes in $80 million For Cemetery Fund Misappropriation Against Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese

Trial has concluded in a class action lawsuit against the Los Angeles Archdiocese. The trial is before Judge Elihu Berel in downtown LA. Berel will decide whether the Church is on the hook for paying...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 8, 2022

Santa Monica City Officials Warned of Potential for Violence on Library Grounds Where They had Contracted for Unarmed Guards

August 2, 2022 - City officials were warned of dangerous conditions on the grounds of the central Santa Monica Public Library well in advance of the fatal stabbing Friday evening in the north...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    August 8, 2022

Latin Street Vendor Sues Santa Monica for 'Illegally Towing' His Car

 A street vendor has sued Santa Monica in federal court, alleging that the city is targeting Black and Latino people by illegally towing the vehicles of unlicensed drivers. Reyes Murcia alleges in...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 3, 2022

Nancy Pelosi Visits Taiwan; a Handful of Chinese SU-35's Cross the Strait of Taiwan in a Show of Force.

Becoming the first US Speaker of the House to visit Taiwan since Newt Gingrich in 1997, Nancy Pelosi visited the rogue Chinese island nation Tuesday evening local time. She was met by cheers of...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 3, 2022

Fight Over Dueling Rent Increase Proposals Threatens to Split Santa Monicans for Renters Rights

The Santa Monicans for Renters Rights is bitterly divided over competing proposals for this year's annual rent increase. At a time of high inflation, some members of SMRR, the organization that has...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 3, 2022

No Indoor Mask Mandate, Says Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer, Pointing to Declining Hospital Admissions

July 28, 2022 - There will be no reinstitution of an indoor mask mandate in public spaces, Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer announced today in a media briefing. She had announced two weeks ago...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 1, 2022

Starbucks Reveals The Dark Future of Coffee in Santa Monica: No Seating, No Bathroom, No Cash Register, No Problem

After a three year hiatus, Starbucks Coffee Inc has opened a location on Main Street in Santa Monica again. Main and Ashland, to be precise. It offers no seating, nothing to steal in the small lobby....

 
 By Jack Simon    News    August 1, 2022

SM Council Greenlights Competing Property Transfer Tax Ballot Measures

The Santa Monica City Council this week voted to place multiple measures on the November 8 election ballot, including two competing transfer tax propositions and one dealing with cannabis business tax...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    August 1, 2022

Report: Nancy Pelosi Will Arrive in Taipei, Taiwan Tuesday Night, For Official Visit

Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi will arrive in Taipei, Taiwan for a Tuesday night visit, on August 2nd. This according to Ting Ting, a reporter with ties to the Taiwan...

 
 By Mick Ryan    News    July 31, 2022

World Shocked as Russian Soldier Posts Video of Castration of Ukrainian POW.

Editor's note: We were personally repulsed by a video on social media of 2 Russian soldiers castrating a Ukrainian prisoner of war. It's impossible to verify the authenticity of this graphic and...

 

Ferrer Faces Conflict of Interest Accusations Regarding Mask Mandate; Olympian Kim Glass Attacker Also Attacked LA Prosecutor; $5k Reward Offered for Lady Gaga Dog Walker Assaulter; CA Bans State Travel to Nearly Half of US and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Los Angeles District Attorney Taxpayers on hook as Gascon brings in nation's highest-paid attorney in legal battle with his own prosecutors Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon, whose own deput...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    July 27, 2022

UFO Hovers Over Boulder Colorado. Same Strange Lights Seen From Texas to Ontario, Canada.

7.22.22: A long narrow light has been seen over towns from Ontario Canada through Boulder Colorado to Texas. There is some suggestion that it is a satellite, though it doesn't look like something...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    July 25, 2022

Two American Servicemen Dead After Russian Attack in Donbas Region of Ukraine

Update: “2 Americans, a Canadian and a Swedish citizen were killed July 18 when a Russian tank opened fire on them during an hourslong battle north of Siversk, their commander confirmed to me. The A...

 

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