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 By Stan Greene    News    June 5, 2020

Using Legitimate George Floyd demonstration as cover, looters descend on DTSM

As one group of people chanted "Black Lives Matter!" another group of people looted Santa Monica place. " I live in Santa Monica & all the instigators are from out of town - one had Florida...

 

Letters to the Editor about the Santa Monica Lootings of May 31, 2020

I am woefully disappointed in what we saw yesterday..for hours our police force stood in stark formation confronting and protecting the mostly peaceful protesters on Ocean Ave and the Pier. This was...

 
 By Leonard Brophy    News    June 5, 2020

George Floyd Looters Come to Santa Monica as "Demonstrations" Continue

Sunday afternoon began positively in Santa Monica with a peaceful march protesting police violence that moved down Ocean Avenue from the Montana Avenue intersection to Colorado Avenue and back. But...

 
 By DTSM    News    June 5, 2020

DTSM Organizes Broom Brigade to Cleanup Downtown Santa Monica after Looting

This is a press release from Downtown Santa Monica Inc or DTSM DTSM is working to keep residents and businesses safe while providing support to help the community recover from the ongoing economic cha...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2020

City of Beverly Hills Cancels Curfews Until Further Notice

The City of Beverly Hills has cancelled all planned curfews, effective immediately. "The protests in our City have remained peaceful over the last several days," said Mayor Lester Friedman. "We thank...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    June 5, 2020

438 People Arrested During Sunday's Santa Monica Riot, Only 17 Charged

On Sunday, a protest in Santa Monica regarding the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police shifted toward violence and looting later in the afternoon and on into evening. Fires were...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2020

Santa Monica Files No Charges So Far Against Looters for May Rioting

Public Information Officer Constance Farrell responded to our questions regarding the George Floyd riots. Note: The Los Angeles County District Attorneys' office files felony charges against...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    June 5, 2020

Santa Monica PD Appeals for Public Health in Identifying Looters

The SMPD is appealing for your help in identifying people who participated in an unlawful way, in the events of May 31, 2020 in downtown Santa Monica. This from Lt. Joseph Cortez, SMPD Public...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    June 2, 2020

Santa Monica Place Looted; Vans Shoe Store Looted at Santa Monica Third Street Promenade

Mayor Pro Tempore Terry O’Day told KTLA that businesses should board up their windows given the damage already left so far. “I’m not sure how the rest of the evening is going to go,” O’Day...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    June 2, 2020

High Command: Latest Lockdown Suggestions From City of Santa Monica are a Bit Better

In line with the County of Los Angeles, the City of Santa Monica has issued new guidance for Covid-19 social distancing. Churches and synagogues can reopen, with 25% as many congregants. Theaters and...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    May 31, 2020

City of Santa Monica Imposes Curfew Intended to Prevent George Floyd Looting

The City of Santa Monica Friday apologetically announced a curfew from dusk to dawn, due to the George Floyd rioting. This closely following the loosening of Covid19 restrictions in LA County. Here...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    May 31, 2020

Santa Monica Pier is Empty As Family Businesses There Live Through Covid Lockdown

The Pier has been a bit of a mystery since the Coronavirus lockdown began 9 weeks ago. It's closed, and the police won't allow you to walk down the ramp to see it for yourself. The 110 year old Santa...

 
 By Kristin Peach    News    May 31, 2020

Minneapolis PD Officer Derek Chauvin Taken Into Custody as Volunteers Clean Debris

Minneapolis, 5/29: As volunteers cleared debris and helped board up burned out buildings in South Minneapolis, Minnesota Gov. Walz announced that the police officer at the center of the George Floyd...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    May 29, 2020

153 Farmer John Employees in LA County Test Positive for Covid 19, Shutting Meat Packing Plant

The County of Los Angeles says it is investigating large coronavirus outbreaks at nine industrial facilities in the City of Vernon, including 3 meat packing plants. The Smithfield facility in Vernon i...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 29, 2020

Looting Breaks Out in South Minneapolis Over Killing of George Floyd. Arson Burns Grocery Store

Upset at the killing in custody of George Floyd Tuesday by a white police officer, African-American looters emptied the Target store in South Minneapolis. They wore masks, and took TV sets and other...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    May 29, 2020

Scrubbed: SpaceX Delays Launch 2 Astronauts on Mission to the International Space Station

Americans are locked down, but Americans are returning to space. However, at 1:15 pm PST, NASA announced that weather has delayed the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket. With lightning reported up and...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    May 27, 2020

2 Elderly Men Shoot Homeless Trespasser at Dead Relatives House North of Montana Thursday Evening

Two men, one in his 60's and one in his 70's, shot an intruder at their deceased relatives home, drawing a large SMPD response just after 8 pm Thursday. Santa Monica Police describe the man who was...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    May 27, 2020

Los Angeles County Re-Opens the Beach Bike Paths from Covid-19 Lockdown

Supervisor Janice Hahn announced on her Facebook page that effective Friday, May 22, LA County's beach bike paths will be and are, open. Rob Wakefield, owner of Santa Monica Beach Bicycle Rentals, sai...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    May 27, 2020

Santa Monica Officials Can Give No Good Reason for the Outdoor Face Mask Requirement

On May 14, the City sent out one of its dreaded "updates." This one required citizens to wear face masks when outdoors, even when exercising. Previously, masks had not been required while exercising....

 
 By Stan Greene    News    May 25, 2020

NYC Nurse Claims She Was Reassigned For Discouraging the Use of Ventilators in Coronavirus Cases

90% of Covid19 patients who are placed on ventilators die anyway. This is a statistical fact. Erin Marie says that she is Registered Nurse in Queens, and also a former E5 Sargeant in the US Army. She...

 
 By Leonard Brophy    News    May 25, 2020

Good News Unless You're a Landlord: Forced Rent Freeze Could Be Coming

Never a stranger to trying to do things they have no legal authority to do, the Santa Monica Rent Control Board is thinking about instituting a rent freeze in Santa Monica. Board Chair Nicolle...

 
 By Alyssa Erdley    News    May 22, 2020

Local Officials are Overdosing the Public with Their Stream of Irrational and Unsubstantiated Orders: e.g., Masks Outdoors

Every day, the city of Santa Monica sends out at least one "Covid-19 Update." The word 'update' is a euphemism for a new commandment. In fact, there is often more than one 'update' per day. These...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    May 18, 2020

"Honey Oil" Explosion in Downtown LA Burns 4 Buildings on Fire; 11 Firemen Injured

A butane “honey oil“ factory exploded in downtown Los Angeles this evening and is now considered a crime scene. 11 firefighters were injured, three of them seriously. All are expected to recover....

 
 By Stan Greene    News    May 14, 2020

Surfer Killed by Shark in Santa Cruz County Identified as Ben Kelly

The 26 year old Santa Cruz county man killed by a shark Friday afternoon has been identified as Ben Kelly. The founder of Ben Kelly Surfboards was described as an ethical person, who was passionate ab...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    May 14, 2020

92% of LA County Covid-19 Deaths Had Underlying Health Problems Before Covid

According to the Los Angeles County Dept of Public Health (LACDPH), a total of 1530 people in LA County have died of Coronavirus had underlying health conditions. These frequently include morbid...

 

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