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Articles from the January 9, 2020 edition

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  • Anti-War Demonstrations in LA and Santa Monica Call on US Congress to Avoid War with Iran

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Jan 9, 2020

    Hundreds of local residents took to the streets of Los Angeles and Santa Monica on Saturday Jan. 4, 2020, protesting the escalating threats from the Trump administration to attack 52 targets in Iran. The protestors see the US stumbling into another Middle Eastern war. "I ordered Soleimani killed not to start a war, but to prevent one," said US President Donald J Trump in a speech. In demonstrations held in Pershing Square, protestors held up signs that said "No War or sanctions on Iran..." and...

  • Firemen Extinguish Fire at 2634 6th Street, Santa Monica

    Patrick Nulty, SMFD PIO|Jan 9, 2020

    On Thursday January 2nd, 2020 at 2:09 p.m. Public Safety Communications received a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire in a home at 2634 6th Street in the Ocean Park community of Santa Monica. Santa Monica Firefighters arrived in approximately 7 minutes to find the 2-story home with fire showing from the windows of the first floor. Firefighters mounted an aggressive attack on the blaze while quickly searching the entire structure to ensure no occupants were trapped inside. A total of 31 Firefighters...