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Articles written by September Dawn Bottoms

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  • 50 Swimmers Take The Polar Bear Plunge on December 29, at the Annenberg Beach House

    September Dawn Bottoms, Observer Staff Writer|Jan 1, 2019

    About 50 people swam the second annual Polar Bear Swim at Santa Monica Beach. Some took a quick dip, while others swam into the Pacific Ocean for the 300-yard buoy swim. Once attendees had taken the plunge, they warmed up in the heated Annenberg Community Beach House pool. Creativity and costumes were encouraged. "Our hope is your friends and family make this one of your New Year traditions while enjoying poolside activities and celebrating with s'mores, warm beverages, games and photos with...

  • Emporium Thai Helps You Focus On The Divine...... The Divine UCLA Shrimp Curry

    September Dawn Bottoms, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 11, 2017

    From the outside, Emporium Thai looks like a typical hole in the wall. It's wedged between a dental pharmacy and a thai massage spa on a busy street in Westwood. Equipped with a neon sign and classic elephant painting, it has a somewhat seedy curb appeal. Inside however, it's a warm welcome. It's a small venue, with booths lining one wall and tables on another that lead all the way back to a little black bar, a convenient place to sit and have a drink while waiting for takeout. The walls are a...

  • "How Many Steps Does It Take To Overcome Addiction?" Ask Evo Health & Wellness

    September Dawn Bottoms, Observer Staff Writer|Sep 16, 2017

    A new addiction treatment clinic has opened its doors in Venice, Calif. EVO Health and Wellness offers a program that differs from the usual Alcoholics Anonymous or 12 Step programs, in that it doesn't focus on addiction, but the trauma believed to have caused it. Koorosh Rassekh, CEO and Founder of EVO Health and Wellness, believes that he can see humans through the impact of trauma and in order to manage addiction, there is a great need to manage and understand the trauma first. Rassekh is no...