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9/11 Occupy ICE L.A. Rally Tries to Shut down the Metropolitan Detention Center #occupyicela

Tuesday, September 11th, Homeland Security agents arrested a thirty-year old Marine Corps Veteran, Cory Richard Morgan Gleeson, during a 9/11 Occupy ICE L.A. rally to shut down the Metropolitan...

 

Over-Hyped #HurricaneFlorence Not as Bad as Predicted. And that was Predictable.

We were told once again, that it was the storm of the Century. 3 million people were evacuated, down highways whose direction police reversed, to aid the evacuation of entire Counties. Governors...

 

Bernie Sanders is Clearly Running for U.S. President in 2020. And the Nomination is his to lose.

I suppose it is the elephant in the room of national Democratic Politics. Cheated out of a nomination that should have been his but for a rigged process in 2016, Sen. Bernie Sanders remains...

 

Report: Trump Will Fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, August 31, 2018

Our source in the Trump White House says that the president is preparing to fire Attorney General Jeff sessions by the end of August. The two have butted heads since sessions appointed independent...

 

Senator John McCain dead at 81. His Friends and Enemies Laud Him

Senator John McCain of Arizona, who has resisted a glioblastoma for 12 months, will no longer be undergo treatment, reports the New York Times citing McCain's family. Meghan McCain announced that he...

 

City of Santa Monica Paid for Study Damaging to City's Voting Rights Act Position

The trial in the voting rights case brought by by former council candidate Maria Loya and the Pico Neighborhood Association against the City of Santa Monica finally began last week. A bombshell...

 

Armen Melkonians and Kate Bransfield Visit City Clerk to Petition for City Council Race

Santa Monica for Renters Rights have had a near lock on City council elections since the group was founded in 1979. Are local voters finally fed up enough by the non stop construction, traffic and...

 

Why Illegal Aliens Quickly Surrender to the Men and Women of the US Border Patrol

At the San Diego border last Friday, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Tekae Michael jumped out of the van with her partner, Agent Theron Francisco, to catch up with two male "give ups," who had crossed the...

 

Photo of the Restaurant Owner Who Kicked Out Sarah Huckabee Sanders Emerges

A photo of the restauranteur who told Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave the Red Hen restaurant because she works for Donald Trump has emerged. The photo is apparently from her Facebook Page. Sarah Sande...

 
 By Nancy Kaufman    Politics    June 5, 2018

Alison Hartson Attempts to upset six term senator Diane Feinstein

Alison Hartson, is running her campaign to unseat Senator Feinstein on people and policy over profit and politics. Hartson, 37-years old, and national director of the Wolf-Pac group that tries to get...

 
 By Annie Jones    Politics    April 9, 2018

Stormy Daniels Interview Falls Flat, Lawyer Promises More Details to come

During a "60 Minutes" interview on Sunday porn star Stormy Daniels told Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump told her she reminded him of his daughter Ivanka, while revealing little details...

 

California Sues Trump Administration Over 2020 Citizenship Question

California's Attorney General filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census arguing the move was unconstitutional. Services...

 

Offshore Drilling & Oil Spills Threaten Entire Pacific Ecosystems, Says Local Panel

California's Pacific waters could be in peril if Trump's proposal to open up sensitive coastlines becomes a reality. Oceana's Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Sharpless, said, "Offshore drilling and...

 

Rent Control May Expand Through Vacancy Decontrol Ballot Initiative

A bill before the State Legislature could reverse the Costa Hawkins Law. This 1995 law allows a landlord to get out from under rent control by declaring a kind of bankruptcy, and going out of...

 

#JFKFILES: Jack Ruby Was Confused with Strip Club Operator Harry Rubenstein

Jack Ruby (the man who killed the man who killed President John Fitzgerald Kennedy), was confused with a strip club operator named HARRY Rubenstein. This according to new documents released by the...

 

Monopoly Guy Sitting Behind Chairman Smith at the Senate Equifax Hearings

Mascot from the boardgame Monopoly is photobombing the hearings on Equifax's massive data breach. Sitting behind Chairman Richard Smith is a dude in a monocle, bushy white moustache and top hat. The c...

 

St. John, US Virgin Islands, Feel Abandoned in the wake of Category 5 Hurricane Irma

St. John in the US Virgin Islands was hit Friday by the most powerful Category 5 hurricane to ever come out of the Atlantic. Florida has taken all the press, attention from FEMA and the Coast Guard. M...

 

Former Santa Monica Observer Intern #StephenMillerSTheTypeOfGuy

Trash White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller if you must. I remember him as the kid who used to work for me. In 2001, a Santa Monica High School student named Stephen Miller walked into my...

 

NY Times Blamed Sarah Palin for Gaby Giffords Attack, Then Apologized

Following the Virginia shooting which has left Rep. Steve Scalise reportedly still fighting for his life, the New York Times brought out an old blood libel. In a scramble to spread the blame for gun v...

 
 By Zane    Politics    June 19, 2017

Wind, Solar Power Could Overpower Political Winds

Demand for renewable energy by consumers and businesses – along with a long-term commitment to cleaner portfolios from utilities – seems to be fundamentally shifting energy attitudes and...

 
 By Zane    Politics    June 12, 2017

Union Raises Questions about NV5 Global's Trump Connections

The Culinary Union in Las Vegas has raised questions about NV5 Global Inc. California segment in connection with company executives' support for President Trump. The company is holding its Annual...

 
 By David Ganezer    Politics    May 30, 2017

City of Santa Monica Proposes Spending 20% More Money Next Year than This Year, Calls it "Sustainable."

The City of Santa Monica just released it's proposed 2017-18 fiscal year budget. I hope you're sitting down, because it's much bigger even than last year's $621 million budget. "The overall proposed...

 
 By Zane    Politics    May 26, 2017

AARP Remains Steadfastly Opposed to Health Bill Passed By House of Representatives

AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond reiterated AARP's opposition to the health bill passed in the U.S. House of Representatives that would harm American families who count on access to...

 

Sheila Kuehl opposes plan to expand Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

They have been called "the most powerful elected officials in the United States." Due to a County Charter left over from 1870, and the lack of political will among voters to expand the Board of...

 
 By Zane    Politics    May 18, 2017

American Diabetes Association Calls Out Inaccurate Comments from White House Office of Management and Budget Director

On behalf of the nearly 30 million Americans living with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association is extremely disappointed by the misinformed statement of Mick Mulvaney, director of the White...

 

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