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Russian Armed Forces Down Their Own SU-34 Fighter Jet Over Crimea Saturday, September 11th

In video posted to Twitter, Telegram and other social media, the Russian Armed Forces admit they shot down their own SU-34 multi-role fighter jet. This over Crimea on September 11th. Russia has...

 

Sheila Kuehl and Eric Garcetti Gave "Peace Over Violence" an Open Budget to Create an Unnecessary Sexual Harassment Helpline

Documents appear to support the contention that LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl and others, gave an open checkbook to Patti Giggans to create a "Sexual Harassment helpline"...

 

HUD VIP to Talk Fair Housing with Housing Commission & Public at Special Meeting Tonight

The Santa Monica Housing Commission cordially invites you to a special meeting with VIP guest Demetria McCain, HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportun...

 

Restaurants Fight to Preserve Outdoor Dining in Downtown Santa Monica, Promenade

Santa Monica wants to eliminate outdoor dining on September 30th, on the Promenade. 1212 Restaurant on the Third Street Promenade says that it will lose 70% or more of its business, if the City takes...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    September 15, 2022

16 Arrested on Suspicion of EBT fraud in LA County

An investigation targeting Electronic Benefit Transfer card fraud in Los Angeles County has led to the arrests of 16 suspects and the seizure of hundreds of illegally cloned EBT cards and more than...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    September 15, 2022

SM Landlords Placed on Criminal Diversion in Connection with Tenant Harassment Case

A Superior Court judge has placed four local landlords and property management companies on a 12-month diversion program in connection with misdemeanor criminal charges of tenant harassment, public...

 

Culver City Neighborhood Holds Carwash to Help Pay Funeral Expenses after Death of Byron Simmons in a Motorcycle Accident

9.11.22: A Culver City neighborhood came out to wash cars to honor the memory of Byron Simmons, who died in a motorcycle crash last Sunday. He was 42. The carwash is a fundraiser for his family, to...

 

Izium Falls to Ukraine Army Offensive in Northeastern Ukraine; 1000 Square Miles Taken Back from Russian Occupation

The Russian army appears to be in a state of collapse in Kharkhiv province, in the face of advances by around 30,000 Ukraine army regulars. Multiple sources on Twitter confirm that Ukraine has taken...

 

Fire Closes Peet's Coffee on Montana Avenue in Santa Monica

9.11.22: Peets Coffee reopened on Sunday morning. 9.10.22: Three fire trucks responded to an early morning kitchen fire at Peet's Coffee on 14th Street and Montana Avenue Saturday morning. A note on...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    September 11, 2022

Change in the Weather: Heat Abates as Hurricane Kay Moves Into Santa Monica

Rarely have I seen a turn in the weather so abrupt as this Friday afternoon. Suddenly, the 97 degree heat and humidity has persisted for 2 weeks in Santa Monica was just over. The palm trees started...

 

Two Dead in Crash of small plane at Santa Monica Airport Thursday Afternoon

9.8.222 A single engine plane carrying two men crashed on Runway 2 at Santa Monica Airport this afternoon at 4;25 pm, reported multiple sources. Santa Monica Police released little information about...

 

Power Outages at Santa Monica High School Continue Into Wednesday, as School Considers Sending Students Home Early Friday

It appears that the power outages at Santa Monica High School, go beyond one building. This with September heat creating the highest temperatures of 2022, with temperatures in the high 80's and low...

 

Air Conditioning Breaks Down in Unbelievably Expensive High Tech Building Just Completed at Santa Monica High School

9.6.22: Students are back from summer vacation and the weather in Santa Monica is near 90 degrees Fahrenheit. This has been the hottest week of 2022 so far. Multiple reports from students are that...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    September 9, 2022

"The Queen is Dead, Long Live the King". Queen Elizabeth Is Dead, as Family Surrounds Round Her at Balmoral Castle

9.8.22 Queen Elizabeth II, whose seven decades on the throne of the United Kingdom was a longer reign than any other British monarch, has died at the age of 96. The queen "died peacefully" on Thursday...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    September 9, 2022

Man Who Beheaded his Girlfriend in San Carlos, CA Domestic Attack Was In the US Illegally

Immigration sources confirm that Jose Solano Landaeta, the suspect who beheaded a 27 year old mother of two in a San Carlos, CA neighborhood September 8th, was in the United States illegally. Jose Sol...

 

Manchester Police Release Video of Attack on Sikh Priest; But Blur Image of Attacker Because of Woke Nonesense

Manchester Police have released video footage of a Sikh priest being brutally attacked and left for dead on the street and are asking for the public to help identify the attacker. They blurred out...

 

DIRECTV Acknowledges a Widespread Satellite Television Outage across the United States Sunday Evening

9.4.22: DIRECTV, the nations largest provider of satellite television, appears to be suffering from a widespread outage on Sunday evening, at 10:30 pm PST. From New Mexico to California and from...

 
 By Jack Simon    News    September 7, 2022

SMMUSD Names New Principals at Webster and Franklin Schools in Santa Monica

Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District has picked two long-time educators to serve as principals at Webster and Franklin elementary schools. Tedd Wakeman, the co-founder and co-director of The...

 

Santa Monica Fire Department Extinguishes Fire on 17th Street

9.1.22: Multiple callers called 911 to report a structure fire in the 1400 block of 17th Street in the Mid-City neighborhood. Firefighters arrived at 9:48 pm, to find a "well-developed fire" within...

 

Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel is Red White and Blue for Labor Day Weekend

Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier will honor American workers with the Ferris Wheel's dazzling display of red, white and blue colors, patterns and transitions. This along with a 90-feet-tall...

 

Two Largest Apartment Towers in Santa Monica Were Without Electrical Power Wednesday

8.31: Update electrical power was restored to the entire complex around 4 PM Wednesday. Electrical power was out in two towers at 2720 Nielson Way on Wednesday morning at 9 am, as Southern California...

 

Newsom Overstepped Authority on Covid Lockdowns Says 3rd CA Court'; Jury Rules in Favor of Kobe Bryant's Widow over Photos; Shortage of Prison Transport Buses Due to Lack of Funding; Store Bans Face Masks After Thefts and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

Los Angeles District Attorney Inside LA County Justice: Can DA Gascón bar longer sentences for repeat offenders? The California Supreme Court is being asked to determine if Los Angeles County...

 

Private Security Company Pitches Greater Security for Downtown Santa Monica at Night

8.30.22: NASTEC - a private security pitched services to DTSM's board meeting Tuesday morning. Arthur Jeon, Ann Maggio, John Alle, Denise Barton, Elaine Golden-Gealer and the SMPD all attended, among...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 26, 2022

SMPD Chief Disputes Characterization Officers Don't Patrol at Night but Local Business Owner Says SMPD Presence is Nonexistent Downtown

August 24, 2022 - At the Santa Monica City Council meeting last night Santa Monica Police Chief Ramon Batista vigorously disputed what he called the "falsehood" that there are no police officers...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    August 26, 2022

Santa Monica Police Reportedly Cut Weekend Crime by Almost 50% With Their Increased Presence Over the Past 3 Weekends

August 24, 2022 - Santa Monica Police Chief Ramon Batista gave a rosy picture of strides forward made by the department in cutting crime over the past few months at a City Council meeting last night....

 

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