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Articles from the March 29, 2019 edition

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  • BioHack Your Life with The 6th annual Biohacking Conference and Upgrade Experience at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel

    Omid Vojdani, Health and Wellness|Mar 29, 2019

    A few years back, I had the experience of a lifetime when I visited the flagship Upgrade Labs, the brainchild of Bulletproof founder, Dave Asprey, and the world's first Biohacking Health and Fitness facility, in Santa Monica, CA. Amanda McVey, the VP of Upgrade Labs, and her expert team there treated me to almost every 'biohack' they had at their disposal so I could have the full experience of being upgraded by the cutting edge tech they had. After almost 4 hours I left with a level of energy...

  • Over 15,000 runners complete the 2019 Los Angeles marathon

    David Ganezer, Observer staff writer|Mar 29, 2019

    1,000 runners completed the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday morning March 24, 2019. Security was tight and spectators were not allowed within one block of the finish line, probably to avoid a repeat of the Boston marathon 10 years ago where Chechen terrorists blew up a bomb, killing five and injuring 17. The LA Marathon will wend it's way to the finish line at Ocean Avenue and the California Incline Sunday morning, March 24th. The starting pistol is at 7 am, so runners should start cross the...

  • $1.4 Million Gets 23 Homeless People Into Santa Monica Housing (That's $60,900 per individual)

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 29, 2019

    An Information Item sent from Santa Monica City Manager Rick Cole to the city council seeks to explain what achievements staff has made over the past year to address homelessness. In late November of 2017, the council allocated $1.4 million from general funds for one-time seed money for staff to implement strategies to address homelessness. Staff intends to discuss what they’ve done with the money at the March 26 council meeting. Much of that information is contained in the Information Item r...