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Bernie Sanders Rallies Across Southern California

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is campaigning hard in Southern California this week, determined to fight to the finish and deny Hillary Clinton her crowning moment in the June 7 California primary, forcing a “contested convention” in Philadelphia in July.

Bernie Sanders marijuana (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty)

Santa Monica Slaps Airbnb Owners with $500 Fines

The city of Santa Monica, California, which was nicknamed “The People’s Republic of Santa Monica” as far back as the early 1980s, has launched an attack on Airbnb and VRBO, using the Santa Monica City Council’s ban on short-term rentals issued in May 2015.

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$15 Minimum Wage Coming to Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica’s City Council voted on Tuesday night to approve a minimum wage ordinance that, if approved when it is presented for a second time in two weeks, would raise minimum wage for most businesses to $15 an hour by the year 2020.

Santa Monica from the air (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Bike Share Comes to Southern California

The sharing economy that has revolutionized crowd-sourced taxi services and overnight room stays is launching Los Angeles County’s first “bike share” in the People’s Republic of Santa Monica.

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Appeals Court Upholds Nativity Scene Ban in Santa Monica

On Thursday, the Republic of Santa Monica, California, not content with its 2010 designation as the homeless capital of America, when 48,000 people lived on the streets, won a victory in its continuing quest to capture the title of America’s most anti-Christian city.

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‘Discount Venting’ Offered to Stressed CA Beach Town

Ronald Reagan lived there. The Beach Boys incorporated it into a song. This is Pacific Palisades. And now this sleepy little beach town nestled against the Santa Monica Mountains is home to the who’s who of celebrity: Steven Spielberg, Ben Affleck, Tom Hanks, Adam Sandler, Goldie Hawn, Conan O’Brien, JJ Abrams, Diane Keaton, Matt Damon, Reese Witherspoon, Bill Hader, Kate Hudson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Chris O’Donnell… to name just a few.

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He’s Back: Obama in L.A! What You Need to Know

President Barack Obama will arrive in Los Angeles just in time for primetime rush hour Thursday. He will be attending a Democratic National Committee fundraiser and pre-taping a TV segment for “Jimmy Kimmel Live” in Burbank. Santa Monica and Hollywood will also be affected.

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Measles Strikes Infant, Shutting Down Santa Monica Day Care

A new case of measles caused the shutdown of a Santa Monica High School day care center Monday after one of its infant attendees was diagnosed the disease. The current outbreak began in California’s Disneyland theme park with 74 of the 107 recent cases linked to the Magic Kingdom point of origin.

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‘Tawni’s Ponies’ Win First Round in Defamation Case

Small business owner Tawni Angel has won the first round of her court battle against a radical animal rights activist who is attempting to ban Angel’s popular pony rides from a weekly Santa Monica farmers’ market. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa Hart-Cole ruled last Thursday that Angel’s lawsuit against activist Marcy Winograd can proceed, finding that Angel demonstrated a “sufficient probability of prevailing” on the question of whether Winograd had defamed her.

Tawni's Ponies (Courtesy Tawni Angel)