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Articles from the April 3, 2017 edition

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 By David Ganezer    News    April 3, 2017
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Police Called on Moms, as Exterminators Poison Termites at Roosevelt Elementary School

Exterminators executing a death contract against school termites, called the Santa Monica Police on a few school moms observing pesticide fumigation tenting proceed at a local elementary school. The...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 3, 2017

Raise a Glass to "Green" California Wines During Down to Earth Month in April

Eco-conscious consumers have many ways to celebrate with sustainably produced wines during California's 6th Annual Down to Earth Month in April. California wineries will be offering dozens of...

 
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Rescue Dog Adoption Ad by Coldwell Banker Highest Rated Real Estate Ad Ever (video)

Ralph Waldo Emerson penned the notable phrase, "A house is made with walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams." Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, the original Silicon Valley real estate...

 
 By David Perle    Lifestyle    April 3, 2017

PETA Gives Firefighters Award for Saving Nalu the Dog From House Fire

Santa Monica, Calif. - A Compassionate Fire Department Award is on its way from PETA to Santa Monica Fire Department Engine 1C, Station 1, which responded to a fire at an apartment building on...

 

Indonesian Villager Eaten by a Python; Snopes is Reserving Judgment

When villagers found the abandoned tools of a 25 year old man in a field, they suspected the worst: That he had been eaten by a huge snake. "We were immediately suspicious that the snake had swallowed...

 
 By Zane    Lifestyle    April 3, 2017

Bollywood Dance Party 2017 Will Benefit Santa Monica Homeless

MA Center LA is holding its second Bollywood Dance Party fundraiser on Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 7 pm until midnight, at its facility located at 128 S. Catalina Avenue in Redondo Beach,...

 
 By Zane    Business    April 3, 2017

Crayola Announces the Retirement of Dandelion on National Crayon Day

During its March 31 celebration of National Crayon Day, Crayola announced that to make room for a new, exciting member of the Blue color family, its treasured color Dandelion will be retiring after...

 
 By Zane    Business    April 3, 2017

Santa Monica Seafood To Launch Fair Trade Certified Scallop Program

Roger O'Brien, CEO of Santa Monica Seafood, announced that, after six months of intense effort and working closely with Bristol Seafood, Santa Monica Seafood's primary scallop producer and 2016...

 

New Technology Platform Provides African Park Rangers Real-Time Tools to Protect Animals

Responding to the elephant poaching crisis illustrated in 2016's Great Elephant Census (GEC), philanthropist Paul G. Allen and his team of technologists and conservation experts are partnering with...

 
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UFO Fleet Flies Past International Space Station (ISS) Tuesday in Video

The most spectacular UFO sighting in years was witnessed by thousands of people on earth on Tuesday, 2/17/17. A formation of 4 to 6 alien ships seem to sail past the International Space Station, rever...

 

Russia: Press 2 "to use the services of Russian hackers," 3 "to request election interference."

In an apparent April Fools Day joke, the Russian Foreign Ministry posted a message offering interference in your next election. "To arrange a call from a Russian diplomat to your political opponent, p...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    April 3, 2017

Council Approves Extensive Seismic Retrofitting, Zero New Energy Law

In the last election, City Councilmember Kevin McKeown said that if the public voted down a restrictive measure that would have required voters approve any new development, he would slow down the...

 
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Why on Earth did those Turkeys Circle a Dead Cat? Scientists Explain

A Boston man named Davis was on his way to work Monday when he saw a preternatural ritual: a group of wild turkeys marching in a circle around a dead cat. "I've got three dogs and four fish tanks at...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 3, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Causes One Death, 13 Injuries Around Michigan Indoor Swimming Pool

In Niles Michigan, Quality Inn employees discovered one 1 child dead, 13 people unconscious and in critical condition. The incident is being blamed on a carbon monoxide accident at hotel swimming...

 
 By Ron Irwin    Arts    April 3, 2017

At a British Prep School, A Small Group of Divergent Young People Transformed Rock Forever

The setting is a pleasant British prep school where a small group of divergent young men and women gather to exchange words, dreams and ideas. At first the banter is light, a bit sassy and often funny...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 3, 2017

Sick Westside High School Student "at Independent School" has Meningococcal Disease

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health warned the SMMUSD that they are investigating a high school student for meningococcal disease. There is a vaccine, and it's possible to recover from...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 3, 2017

Syrian Government Launches Chemical Attack on Syrian Town; 58 Reported Dead

A suspected sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhun in Syria's Idlib Province has killed at least 60 people. The Syrian government, alone among the factions in the Syrian Civil War, is known to possess...

 

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