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 By Nancy Tung    News    December 12, 2019 

District Attorney George Gascon: Don't Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

Although I spent my high school years in a suburb of Los Angeles, I've called San Francisco my home for the last 19 years. In 2001, I embarked on my career of public service, joining the California...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 12, 2019 

No room at the Inn? Blame the Ninth Circuit and the Flying Spaghetti Monster

The annual display of nativity scenes will return to Santa Monica this December, but they will be located on church property, rather than in a public park. Personally, I blame the Flying Spaghetti...

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    December 12, 2019 

Samohi Alumnus Questions Nancy Pelosi at Washington DC CNN Town Hall

In one of those moments that shortens the seven degrees of separation between Santa Monica residents and the power brokers in Washington, Samohi alumnus Dean Chien was chosen to ask Speaker of the...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    December 12, 2019 

City of Santa Monica Announces Settlement with AIRBNB

The City of Santa Monica just announced a settlement with AIRBNB. AIRBNB is a website and smart phone App that permits tenants to sublease their homes as temporary vacation rentals. Demand for...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    December 12, 2019 

SMPD Announces Arrest in Nov. 16th Assault on Elderly Woman on 7th Steet, South of Pico

"We had an attack on an elderly woman on November 16 when she was walking home from a local store," writes Lt. Candice Cobarrubias, SMPD. "Our detectives identified the suspect and made the arrest...

 
 By Phyllis Grabot    News    December 12, 2019 

Clean Your Closet For Charity & Support Flair Cleaners 17th Annual Flair Cares Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive

Donate gently used or new clothing and shoes to the Flair Cleaners 17th Annual Flair Cares Holiday Clothing and Shoe Drive. Drop off items at Flair Cleaners in Santa Monica, 720 Montana Ave.,...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    December 12, 2019 

SMPD Arrests Second Suspect in Trump Rally Pepper Spray Incident on Santa Monica Pier

On October 19 incident on the Santa Monica Pier resulted in pepper spray assaults all around. Pro and anti-trump demonstrators confronted each other. Santa Monica police announced a second arrest in...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 12, 2019 

Allegedly Illegal Pot Dispensary "Grace" on Pico Blvd in West LA Subject to Raid, Arrests

The BCC, LAPD and Dept of Fish and Game and other agencies participated in the 2 pm Tuesday raid of a purportedly illegal marijuana clinic on Tuesday afternoon, December 10th. At least 20 officers...

 

City Arrests Suspect in Attacks on Elderly Residents, Including One at Lincoln and Wilshire

An 87 year old man reportedly suffered a violent blow to his head delivered by another male pedestrian. The assailant and victim were walking at the intersection of Lincoln and Wilshire on Saturday...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    December 1, 2019

Starbucks Sued After Employee Refuses to Serve 2 Israelis, Calling them "[email protected]*king Foreigners."

Ran Sikolsky and Jonathan Guttman were insulted and refused service due to their foreign ancestry at a Venice Starbucks, the two men allege in a complaint filed today at the Santa Monica courthouse....

 
 By Sarah Storkin    News    December 1, 2019

Winter Storm drops rain and snow on Southern California as Thanksgiving Approaches

Winter Storm in Santa Monica By Samuel Alioto 11/27: A storm from the Gulf of Alaska dropped rain on Southern California Wednesday. Snow in the mountains, and cold winds were expected through...

 

Police Apprehend Robbery Suspect after he Flees Brentwood Apt., Crashes into Building on Montana Avenue

Update, 8:30 PM: Police apprehended one suspect and are searching for a second. "They're having a debrief with all the officers. One of the cops just told me they found the suspect hiding in a yard 5...

 

Squirrel crawls into transformer at Lincoln and Washington, causing power outage.

Update 6 PM PST electrical power has been restored to all areas. A power outage at Lincoln and Washington extending over at least eight square city blocks began at about 4 p.m. on Monday, November...

 

City Plans to Do What It Wants With Airport Land it Will Inherit in 2028

The Santa Monica Airport Commission, agreeing with the concerns of residents, voted unanimously on November 19 to oppose the city's plan to 'temporarily' move some of their services to the Santa...

 

Santa Monica Pier Evacuated Due to Lightning

The City of Santa Monica issued the following alert through its electronic system at 9:30 am on Wednesday morning: An electrical storm with lightning has been reported in Santa Monica. Please...

 

As City Council Extends Scooter Rules, SMPD Gets Traffic Safety Grant

11/13: The Santa Monica City Council voted to extend Santa Monica’s Shared Mobility Pilot Program. You may recall that Bird started putting its scooters in Santa Monica without first obtaining any...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 15, 2019

Still no answer why 100 Needles Appeared on Venice Beach

There is still no answer why medical waste appeared on Venice Beach on 11/10/2019. More than 100 needles and other medical supplies washed ashore on Venice beach Sunday morning, lifeguards said. The...

 

Man Indicted for Murder of Camper in Malibu State Park, Trying to Kill Others

The homeless man who shot a father in front of his own children has been indicted, the LA County DA said. On June 22, 2019, Rauda shot and killed Tristan Beaudette, 35, while he was camping in a...

 

Yet Another Tower to Start Construction on Lincoln Boulevard in Santa Monica

The canyon of construction that Lincoln Boulevard has become near the 10 Freeway onramp is going to receive a new addition to the mess this spring. The current surface parking lot between Santa...

 

SMPD Appeals to the public to help find a missing dementia patient.

The SMPD has appealed for assistance in locating Mr. Jerry Peels who was last seen on November 1, 2019. Jerry Peels, 62, is a resident of the Beachwood Homes located in the 1300 block of 15th Street...

 

Transient Sentenced to Life in Prison For 2016 Westlake Fire That Killed Five People

A 25-year-old transient was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing five people after he set fire to a vacant building in the Westlake District three years...

 
 By Stan Greene    News    November 7, 2019

Mechanical Failure Delays Start of Ice Skating in Downtown Santa Monica

The City Council is desperate to turn this parking lot into 14 stories of expensive apartments to fund the City's Union Employee lavish pensions. A recent equipment failure turned the annual ice...

 
 By Vince Muselli    News    November 1, 2019

Los Angeles Enacts "Emergency Moratorium" on No-Fault Evictions of Tenants

Fearing that mass evictions could follow after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed rent cap and stronger tenant protections into law, the Los Angeles City Council has approved an emergency moratorium on...

 

Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi's Replacement Terminated by US Troops, Tweets Trump

Being the apparent successor to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a lifetime appointment, but you might not live very long. Bagdadi's successor is also dead, President Trump tweeted Tuesday morning. According...

 

Photo of a Wedding Rehearsal Near Sonoma Captures the Kincaide Fire

Karna Roa shot the photo of her career on Saturday at a rehearsal dinner in Sonoma County. Curtis and Katie Furland, a couple from Chicago were rehearsing for their wedding, wearing masks over their f...

 

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