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Articles from the March 11, 2017 edition

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  • American Hospital Association Writes Critical Letter to Congress about The American Health Care Act

    Liz Miller|Mar 11, 2017

    The American Hospital Association is not too happy with the GOP's proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act (ACA, Obamacare). The American Health Care Act (AHCA) was first presented to the public this week, and almost immediately received bad reviews from both the left and the far right. One problem is that AHCA lacks real dollars and cents budget information. Without coverage estimates in place from the Congressional Budget Office, hospitals can't estimate how much they will be shorted...

  • Coast Guard Plays War Games with FBI, LAPD, LASD, LAFD, LBPD and LAFD

    Observer Staff|Mar 11, 2017

    3/7/17: The Coast Guard, along with members of the FBI, Los Angeles Port Police, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Sheriff's Department, Los Angeles Fire Department, Long Beach Police Department and Long Beach Fire Department held a full-scale emergency response exercise in the Port of Los Angeles-Long Beach Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The exercise is designed to enhance federal, state and local response coordination if there was a threat to the port. The exercise was held in the vicinity...

  • 11th Annual Madison & Mulholland Awards Season Gift Bag a very competitive award gifting suites.

    Preity Uupala, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 11, 2017

    Award season has just ended and this year saw a very competitive award gifting suites. One of our favorites is of course the 11th Annual Madison & Mulholland Awards Season Gift Bag! As a leader in celebrity gifting since 2002, Madison & Mulholland has been a leader of celebrity gifting experience since 2002. With the rise in awareness of women's empowerment, the founder, Jane Ubell Meyer is has decided to present select nominees and A-list women in Hollywood with exclusive, ultra luxury The Madi...

  • Pedestrian Left With Serious Head Injury by Hit and Run Driver on Nielson Way

    Observer Staff|Mar 11, 2017

    People drive very quickly on Nielson Way, which is just one block from the ocean. Today, the SMPD reported a near fatal accident at Nielson Way and Hollister Avenue, about a block north of Ocean Park Blvd. "We have not been able to get a statement from the victim and there are no witnesses to the collision" said police spokesman Saul Rodriguez. Here's the official press release: The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) is seeking the public's assistance with any witnesses or information...

  • 'Disinherit the Wind' Where science and spirituality meet at the Complex [Ruby Theatre], 6476 Santa Monica

    Ron Irwin, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 11, 2017

    The show begins in a University lecture hall where Professor Bertram Cates is presenting an abundance of details about the biological and physical structure of the human body. Compelling are these details of DNA and cell formation and other fascinating facts about physical life and they are made even more impressive as actual scientific video is projected on a very large screen as the good professor explains to the assembled class also known as theatre audience in this instance exactly what it...

  • Malta's Azure Window Collapses Into the Sea in a Storm

    Observer Staff|Mar 11, 2017

    The Azure Window was a 100 foot high limestone natural arch on the island of Gozo in Malta. You've seen it in James Bond movies, but now it's gone. The Azure Window developed through sea and rain erosion of a cliff face over a period of about 500 years. The arch was one of Malta's main tourist landmarks, and it was a popular backdrop in photographs. The arch finally collapsed at around 9:40 am on March 8, 2017, after severe storms with gale-force winds. The pillar supporting the arch collapsed,...