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Articles from the February 19, 2020 edition

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  • SMFD Rescues Homeless Gent Who Fell Down the Bluffs Wednesday

    Observer Staff|Feb 19, 2020

    The Santa Monica Fire Dept rescued an apparently homeless man from the cliffs above PCH on Wednesday. It's unclear if the man was living on the bluffs, as scores of homeless people apparently do. On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 3:39 p.m., the Santa Monica Fire Department responded to a report of an adult male who had fallen partially down the bluff above the 1200 block of the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). The male subject suffered only minor injuries however, he was not able to get to safety...

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Adam Scott at the Genesis Invitational Golf Tournament Saturday

    Chris Butchko, Observer Sports Writer|Feb 19, 2020

    Tiger Woods came into the round after a year where he let the field know he was the still a force to be feared. He narrowly made the cut, but was in the place that struck fear into the tour for so many years: lurking. This year, the crouching Tiger threw up a four-putt from two feet on the 13th hole to finish with a 76 and end up 15 shots behind the lead. In Tiger's usual spot just behind the leaders is Russ Henley, who shot a three-under 68 to place one shot out of the lead. Henley, like...

  • Two-Thirds of City Employees Drive Alone to Work; Most Park Free Downtown Says SMCLC

    Diana Victor Jeff and Sherrill, SMCLC|Feb 19, 2020

    SMCLC citing to a Rule 2202 AQMD mandatory report, Santa Monica Civic Light Commuters says that 65% of Santa Monica municipal employees drive to work in single occupancy vehicles. They then use the limited parking downtown to park for free all day. While our City government continues its policy of making parking more difficult and expensive for everyone else, they continue to not apply the rules to themselves. Their message to residents: "do as we say, not as we do." Documents recently obtained...

  • New Way Forward for Immigration Reform Will End End automatic deportation and summary proceedings

    Michael Greer, OC Register|Feb 19, 2020

    The “New Way Forward Act”. That sounds nice, doesn’t it? A “New Way”, new is always fresh and clean, right? And “Forward” is better than backward, isn’t it? Sort of like “Hope and Change”. But then it depends on what you are hoping for and what changes you want made. I may hope for a limited government, individual liberty, energy independence and a strong economy. Someone else may hope for government control of production, free college and Medicare for all. The Left counts on you thinking the...

  • Sue Wong Academy puts on Magical Oscar Awards Gala in Hollywood.

    Preity Upala, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 19, 2020

    This year's Oscar season saw an incredible array of fabulous galas and viewing parties around tinsel town. Perhaps the most unique of them all was the Sue Wong Oscar Gala held on February 9th at the Tagylan Cultural center in Hollywood. It was a magical night of arts, culture, celebration, spirituality and of course film! A truly unique evening, it had it all- Art, Film, Fashion, Beauty and spirituality. A carefully selected list of guests from the Entertainment and fashion industries were...

  • GBK honors Hollywood's finest at the Oscar Awards luxury Lounge 2020

    Preity Upala, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 19, 2020

    February 16, Los Angeles-This Award season, GBK, the veteran Luxury Lifestyle Gifting and special events company honored the 2018 Academy Award Nominees and Presenters by hosting its Annual Nominees and presents Luxury Oscar gifting lounge. Held on February 7th and 8th at gorgeous Kimpton La Peer nestled in Beverly Hills, appropriately so, this year the guests were treated to a lavish array of gifts and services. Several Oscar nominees received gifts who included the cast of 1917 and stars and...