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LA Fire Dept Announces Repopulation of Areas Impacted by Getty Fires

The Los Angeles Fire Department is announcing the repopulation of areas impacted by the Getty Fire. Effective October 30, 2019. http://tinyurl.com/y3ozamzm . #GettyFire #Repopulation; INC#0074;...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    November 1, 2019

A 2018 DoJ report says that violent crime was up in Santa Monica, 2018 over 2017.

An FBI report says that violent crime is up in Santa Monica. The report says that on a per capita basis, Santa Monica was the third most unsafe city in California, after San Francisco and Oakland....

 

Pair Pleads to Running High-End Automobile Sublease Scam

Two men have admitted to stealing nearly $4 million in cash and luxury vehicles in a high-end automobile sublease scam from 2017 to 2019 in the San Fernando Valley, the Los Angeles County District...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    October 28, 2019

PCH Reopened from Temescal to Chautauqua. Traffic on Sunset in Palisades at a standstill

No one outside the Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept is sure why. But authorities are routing traffic off Southbound PCH up the hill at Temescal canyon. As the area is being evacuated, sheriffs deputies are...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    October 28, 2019

All Santa Monica and Malibu Schools Closed 10/28 Due to #gettyfire

As a Mandatory evacuation expanded all the way to Temescal Canyon road, affecting the Pacific Palisades and Brentwood, some schools closed but others were open. UCLA finally decided to cancel classes...

 

DA Files Charges in Santa Monica Pier Party Bus Shooting Case from 2017

Prosecutors announced today that they have filed homicide charges against two men who killed a 28 year old woman on a party bus near the Santa Monica pier. The two men have been identified as Ron...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    October 28, 2019

500 Acre #GettyFire Causes Evacuations From 405 Freeway to Chautauqua in Pacific Palisades

A fire that broke out around 1:30 am on Monday Morning near the Getty Center, burned at least 500 acres of pricey Westside land, from the 405 Freeway West into Brentwood. The Los Angeles Fire...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    October 28, 2019

US Army Special Ops Kill ISIS Chief Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi in "Daring Raid" in Syria

US Army special operations forces have killed Isis leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. This in a raid that occurred Saturday, October 26, 2019 in north western Syria. The New York Times has confirmed the...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    October 25, 2019

SMMUSD Malibu Schools Closed Friday, October 25th 2019

The fire emergency in Southern California has caused the SMMUSD to close all schools on Friday, the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District announced at 8 pm on Thursday night. The largest fire,...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    October 25, 2019

As 4 Fires Burn in the Valley, Ash begins to Fall in Santa Monica

As several fires burning in the San Fernando Valley, Ash has begun to fall in Santa Monica. The largest fire is a 3700 fire in the Santa Clarita Valley called the tech fire. There is also a fire in...

 
 By Rachel Ganz    News    October 20, 2019

Temple of The Arts Beverly Hills! Fasting, Forgiveness and Many Celebrity Attendees

Temple of The Arts, 8440 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills was host to prayers, holiness and many celebrities on Tuesday 8 and Wednesday October 9, 2019 Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) is the holiest day of...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    October 20, 2019

Report: Tyler Skaggs Purchased the Drugs that Killed Him, From an Angel's PR Team Member

I was the first one to break the story that Tyler Skaggs secret opioid addiction, is what killed him in a Texas hotel room early in the morning of July 1, 2019. The Angel's denied that the star pitche...

 

SMPD Identifies Suspect in Pepper Spray Scuffle on Santa Monica Pier Saturday, 10/18/19

It's unclear who started it or why. But a scuffle on the Santa Monica Pier Saturday afternoon resulted in several people being pepper sprayed and one arrest. Santa Monica Police on Monday Morning,...

 

LA Firefighters Battle Thirty Acre Brushfire Threatening Homes in Pacific Palisades

The fire is now largely contained, as of 345 pm PST. Firefighters will stay on scene for 48 hours at least, they said in a press conference. People were being escorted home in the fire areas. 2...

 
 By Preity Upala    News    October 12, 2019

LAPD celebrates 150th Anniversary 2019 Jack Webb Awards Gala on September 27th 

The Los Angeles Police Museum rolled out the blue carpet on September 27, 2019, for the annual Jack Webb Awards –a prestigious event named in honor of the legendary director of the popular...

 

Rent Control Board to Consider Whether a Rental Unit May be Removed from Rent Control

At its Thursday night meeting, the Santa Monica Rent Control Board will consider the removal of a rent controlled unit from the rental market. A recent California Court of Appeal decision seems to say...

 
 By Susan Shelley    News    October 12, 2019

How Sacramento Bill to Allow Paid College Athletes Could Backfire on California

Gov. Gavin Newsom tweeted a video of himself signing a bill into law on an episode of HBO's "The Shop: Uninterrupted." He was seated in a barber's chair next to NBA superstar LeBron James, chatting wi...

 

Measles Found by LA County Dept of Health at Two Santa Monica Locations

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is investigating an additional confirmed case of measles in a Los Angeles County resident. The possible exposures occurred in Culver...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    October 12, 2019

Fire Watch Issued for Santa Monica Mountains and other Rural Parts of LA County

Gusty Santa Ana winds and "very low humidity" will combine to create "widespread critical fire weather conditions" in much of the Southland from early Thursday through Friday afternoon, the...

 

100,000 Evacuated from Porter Ranch area due to #Saddleridge Fire return home

Update 6pm Saturday: Fire continues to burn. Red Flag warning expires. All evacuated persons allowed to return home. The particulate matter in the air in Santa Monica and Los Angeles, has returned to...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    October 12, 2019

Smoke On The Water: Santa Monica, Westside Air Quality Unhealthful Due to Fires

There was a whole lot of smoke in the air Friday evening, after the Saddleridge Fire filled the air with smoke. This text alert from the city of Santa Monica Saturday morning: “SM Alert - Regional...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    October 3, 2019

Replaced by 8 stories of housing, Fritto Misto Moving to 6th and SM Blvd

Italian restaurant Fritto Misto will move into the spot formerly taken by celebrity cook Nyesha Arrington's Native, reports LA Eater. https://la.eater.com/2019/9/30/20891633/santa-...

 

SMPD Investigates Attempted Armed Robbery at 20th and Montana Avenue

Santa Monica Police are searching for a robbery suspect at 20th and Montana Avenue. The suspect, a male in his 30's with a pistol, walked up to the victim who was parked in a car on Montana Avenue....

 
 By Preity Upala    News    October 1, 2019

EMMY nominees grace their presence at the GBK Celebrity Luxury Gifting Lounge 2019

Los Angeles, September 29th, 2019--The EMMY'S are the gold standard for the best talent in TV industry. In this most awaited award seasons of the year, the best and most glamorous comes out to...

 

Police Cancel Suspicious Package Alert on Santa Monica Blvd Near Third Street Promenade

On Sunday September 22, 2019, the Santa Monica Police issued another alert for the Third Street Promenade. The alert from the Santa Monica Police said "Santa Monica Police activity in the 400 block...

 

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