Santa Monica Observer - Community, Diversity, Sustainability and other Overused Words

News

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 2026

Page Up



 By Alyssa Erdley    News    July 2, 2021

Quick, Someone Give Barbara Ferrer a Sedative: LA County Health Department Recommending Masks Indoors, Even for Vaccinated People

6/29: Yesterday, the Los Angeles County Health Department, headed by Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, changed their mind - yet again - about the efficacy of the various Covid-19 vaccines. Noting that...

 

How to Keep Your Pet Safe on Independence Day

With the Fourth of July approaching, the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control (DACC) would like to remind pet owners that extra precautions are necessary in order to protect pets...

 
 By Amber S. Jackson    News    June 30, 2021

Prison Staff Try to Keep the Arrival of Trans Women (Biological Men) Secret from the Women Prisoners

They're here. Who? The MEN. I'm sorry, the "trans women." Transgender women who are still anatomically correct MEN with attached, working penises. There are here now, in this women's prison general...

 

Judge To Dismiss BLM's Civil Rights Suits Against Jackie Lacey's Husband; Norwalk 19th City to Vote No Confidence in Gascon; LA County Wants to Allow Illegal Aliens as County Workers and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Courts & Rulings Judge asked to boot Gascón's special assistant from case Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Brian C. Yep will be asked this morning to recuse a prosecutor who, according to a...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    June 30, 2021

L.A. Councilman to Offer Housing Options to Venice Beach Homeless

People living in homeless encampments on the Venice Beach boardwalk will be offered permanent housing and shelter starting next week, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin has announced. Beginning...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    June 28, 2021

Big Blue Bus Won't Accept Money As Payment For Rides

Bus riders will no longer be able to pay for their rides in cash. Starting Monday July 12, the Big Blue Bus Co. has announced that it will no longer accept cash from riders. Customers must pay with...

 

LAPD Makes Arrest in Tent Murder on the Venice Homeless Encampment

LAPD has announced that it has arrested a suspect in the bludgeoning murder of a homeless man inside a tent on the Venice Boardwalk Friday 6/25/21. The man died from blunt force trauma, meaning the...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    June 25, 2021

Man Charged with Attempt Murder Following Main Street Shooting

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office filed an attempted homicide charge this week against a 29-year-old man in connection with a shooting last Sunday on Main Street. Harold Dwayne Willis...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    June 25, 2021

SM City Council Adopts Balanced Biennial Budget

The City Council this week adopted a balanced 2021–2023 biennial budget which "positions Santa Monica to emerge from the COVID-19 restrictions and cultivate a revitalized local economy." The budget...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 25, 2021

Earthquake Rocks Westside Again, Friday Afternoon 1:20 PM

An apparent aftershock of the earthquake Tuesday was felt over a wide area of Southern California Friday afternoon, June 25 2021. The rolling motion did not cause any apparent damage. It came a few...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    June 24, 2021

Mistake Releases 34 Cows From Slaughterhouse. Cows Run Amok in Pico Rivera Neighborhood

Oh the humanity! An employee who neglected to close a gate, released 34 cows from a slaughterhouse near Pico Rivera, in South LA County. Saving them from certain death and the Golden Arches. The 1000...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    June 24, 2021

Rebel with a Cause: Parents, Alums in Last Minute Fight to Save Historic History Building at Santa Monica High School

James Dean walked down the hallways of the History Building at Santa Monica High School in Rebel Without a Cause. Protestors at SamoHi last Saturday tried a last minute effort to save the building....

 
 By David Ganezer    News    June 24, 2021

Baffling Decision: Mailboxes Disappear From Sidewalks In Front of Santa Monica Post Offices

Before you take a walk to the mailbox, you should know that it's not there. And former US President Donald J. Trump had nothing to do with it. Local residents woke up Saturday morning to find...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 24, 2021

Magnitude 3.4 Earthquake Centered at LAX Rumbles Through the Westside

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake rumbled through southern California on Wednesday afternoon, centered just northeast of Los Angeles International Airport. The mainshake which hit at 5:11 pm PST, was felt...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    June 15, 2021

Despite Covid Restriction, Millions of Passengers will Pass Through LAX this Summer

Unlike last summer where the entire country was stuck at home, millions of Americans are expected to travel during the summer of 2021. Many will be expected to travel to Los Angeles, where the Santa...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    June 15, 2021

LA County Sheriff Villanueva In a War of Words With LA City Councilman Mike Bonin

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva declared Monday that the LASD would clear the large homeless encampments from Venice Beach by July 4, over the objections of City Council member Mike Bonin....

 

Santa Monica's Pacific Park Celebrates Flag Day with 90-Foot American Flag on the Ferris Wheel

The world's only solar-powered ferris wheel will display a 90-foot tall animated American flag on Flag Day, June 14. The 174,000 LED lights feature custom computer-generated lighting entertainment,...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    June 13, 2021

Protest Rally to Be Held to Save Samohi's History Building on Saturday morning, June 12

A group of parents, residents, and alumni are opposing the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board's decision to demolish the historic History building, circa 1930s, and use bond money to...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    June 13, 2021

City Manager Just Says No to Pickleball

At first the city simply wouldn't help the pickleball players set up their courts. Then they pushed them out of the courts they'd been setting up on their own. And now they won't let them even do...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    June 13, 2021

City Council Gives Green Light to Main Street Summer Closures Plan

A pilot program calling for the closure of portions of Main Street during summer weekends has received the green light from the Santa Monica City Council despite complaints from residents that it is...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    June 9, 2021

DOJ Settles with California Landlord Accused of Sexually Harassing Tenants

The Justice Department has reached an agreement with a California landlord to resolve a Fair Housing Act lawsuit alleging that he sexually harassed female tenants for two decades, including offering...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    June 9, 2021

Hate Your Coworker: New June 15 California Covid Regulations Turn Workers Against Each Other

While the number of Covid-19 cases in Los Angeles County have continued to remain the lowest since the start of the pandemic, with a test positivity rate today of 0.4%, officials are clearly hesitant...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    June 7, 2021

Interested in Serving on the Santa Monica City Council?

Are you interested in serving on the Santa Monica City Council without having to hassle with a long and costly campaign? Now is the best time for you. At the June 2 special meeting, the City Council...

 

Main Street Residents Claim Their True Opinions Regarding Weekend Street Closures are Not Being Represented

The following are two letters to the editor regarding the city's proposal to close Main Street, a major north-south artery, on the weekends: WILL A MISINFORMATION CAMPAIGN LEAD TO A MAIN STREET CLOSUR...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    June 2, 2021

3.0 Earthquake 11 km South of Malibu at 7:03 am on Memorial Day

May 31, 2021 - A 3.0 earthquake gently rocked Santa Monica early in the morning of Memorial Day. The epicenter was located 11 kilometers south of Santa Monica, directly south of Pepperdine University...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021