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Articles from the February 10, 2023 edition

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  • Woman Grills Pigs, or Perhaps Rats, On a Rotating Spit on a New York City Street

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    In a 9 second video posted to Twitter, a pedestrian walks by a sidewalk vendor grilling 3 animals, possibly cats or rats or rabbits, on a hand rotated spit. The posting account is "Clown World." "We are about two wrong turns away from mad max level of reality," wrote Prophecy 13. "And you will pay $4k for a tiny apartment there," posted Anne Stein. The video may be seen at : In the past, such informal...

  • Assemblyman Richard Bloom Appointed to LA Superior Court Bench

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    Gov. Gavin Newsom has made a round of appointments to the Superior court bench. Our retired former Assemblymember is one of them. Richard Bloom, 69, of Los Angeles County, has been appointed to serve as a Judge in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Bloom served as a California State Assemblymember representing the 50th Assembly District from 2013 to 2022. Bloom was Executive Director for Community Initiatives at People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) from 2008 to 2010 and was Executive...

  • Woman Assaulted Near Santa Monica High School This Morning, One Arrested and Transported to Hospital

    Matthew Gonzalez, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    10: Two people were reportedly assaulted at Pico Blvd and Lincoln Blvd Friday morning. The Santa Monica Police Dept. and Santa Monica Fire Dept. were on scene afterwards. We asked Lt. Rudy Flores, SMPD PIO for more information. "At about 7:15 AM. SMPD Officers responded to the 800 block of Pico regarding an assault," he wrote. "Officers learned female suspect cut another female in the face area during the assault. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a superficial wound. The...

  • Ancient Castle Destroyed in Turkish Earthquake, But Most of the Damage is to Restoration Constructed in 2016

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    Gaziantep Castle is a castle on top of a mound in the center of Gaziantep, Turkey. First used as an observation point during the Hittite Empire, it was expanded into a castle during the Roman Empire. The castle was severely damaged by the earthquakes in February 2023. However, some on Twitter are saying that the section that has collapses is a 'restored' part, not the original Roman castle. "Theodosian Walls have been restored several times and they collapse every time there's a minor...

  • Communist China Prepares For War By Passing New Draft Law, Effective 3/1/23

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    The People's Republic of China is apparently preparing for war by passing a mobilization statute. This according to independent reporter Jennifer Zeng, who has been both right and wrong about Beijing in the recent past. " Ready for #war?" @jenniferzeng97 tweeted. "#CCP has quietly passed its Reserve Military Service Law, which will take effect on 3/1/2023. Anyone who is 18 years or older is obliged to enlist after a national defense mobilization is announced. "After receiving the call-up...

  • Lavish Secret Room Events Pre- Grammy Nominee Lounge on the Peterson Museum Rooftop

    Rachel Ganz, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    February 3, 2023 Secret Room Events hosted their annual celebrity filled Pre-Grammy Nominee Lounge on the roof top of the spectacular Peterson Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, from 11am-5 pm. All guests were gifted box of their certified organic coffee and their truly exclusive Lifeboost Everlo Coffee Drops, which help balance pH and reduce acidity regardless of the type of water a person uses to make coffee. All guests were treated to their tasty cold brew version. Lifeboost has third...

  • A Jiaoying Summers Birthday Roast With A Side Order of Birthday Bling from TV star Leah Qin!

    Christine Peake, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 10, 2023

    Hilarious comedian Jiaoying Summers brought the glamor to her sold out birthday show roast at The Hollywood Comedy. Jiaoying wowed in a House of Mua Mua beautiful pink gown as she sipped on XOJU cocktails and had the crowd laughing at her biting wit, which included stunning Bling Empire star Leah Qin. Sponsored by Mandalay, Younger World and SUM Ventures....