Santa Monica Observer - Community, Diversity, Sustainability and other Overused Words

Articles from the April 4, 2016 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 19 of 19



 By Observer Staff    News    April 4, 2016

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Port Hueneme

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.5 struck 7 miles west southwest of Port Hueneme in Ventura County early Wednesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck at 4:44...

 
 By County of LA    News    April 4, 2016

LA County Board of Supervisors Adopts Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones

LOS ANGELES – April 5, 2016 – On Tuesday, the LA County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed the final ordinance and program details of the Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone Program. With this...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 4, 2016

ASSOL Law School a No Go

George Mason University recently renamed its law school after the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -- and then quickly realized the acronym that name created was problematic. The school...

 
 By Associated Press    News    April 4, 2016

First Resettled Syrian Refugee Family From Surge Arrives in US

AMMAN, Jordan – The first Syrian family to be resettled in the U.S. under a speeded-up "surge operation" for refugees left Jordan on Wednesday and arrived in Kansas City, Missouri, to start a new...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 4, 2016

Disneyland Worker Killed in Haunted House

Police are investigating after a member of staff at Disneyland Paris was reportedly found dead in the theme park's haunted house. The 45-year-old technician is thought to have been electrocuted in...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 4, 2016

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake in Santa Clarita

A small earthquake has rattled parts of Southern California, but there have been no reports of damage or injury. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.4 magnitude quake hit at 9:50 p.m. Monday and...

 
 By Observer Staff    News    April 4, 2016

Wright Bros' Patent Application Found

Archivists looking for them have found Lost plans for Wright brothers' 'Flying Machine' found after 36 years, the Washington Post reports. After being displaying in 1980 Bureau of National Archives...

 
 By Grace Smith    Events   

Dr. Henry Oster Spoke About Holocaust at SMC, April 5

Santa Monica College will present "Even in Hell, There is Hope," a free talk by Holocaust victim Dr. Henry Oster, who survived the Łódź Ghetto, the Auschwitz-Birkenau Death Camp, and Buchenwald....

 

Airlines Conspire to Drive Up Ticket Prices, says consumer group

William J. Baer Assistant Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division 950 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20530-0001 RE: Airline Coordination on Airfare Policy Dear Assistant...

 

Carpet Questions? Go See Ruben

My wife finally made me drag that rug in our storage pile downstairs to a rug store. I took it from a client in exchange for $1000 in services about 20 years ago. It's a nice rug, I thought. But it's...

 

Food Conference Shouldn't Be a Food Fight

VERNON, Calif. (April 4, 2016) – To the Consumer Federation of America: The National Food Policy Conference, which convenes on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., describes itself as "a key national...

 

Griffin Is Back But How Effective Will He Be?

I went to Staples Center Sunday to see a basketball game. Instead, I saw a workout. Blake Griffin was returning to the Clippers after missing 45 games due to a broken hand, a torn quadriceps and a...

 
 By David Ganezer    News    April 4, 2016

Propane Rocket Kills T.O. High School Student, 18

A homemade rocket exploded Monday night at Madrona Elementary School, killing a 17 year old Thousand Oaks High School, and injuring his friend. Police identified the boy as Bernard Moon, 18, and...

 

Das Kapital by Karl Marx: The Process of Capitalistic Production

Some twenty years agone I had read this remarkable book by Karl Marx, merely Volume one of the author's four volumes created over two decades of work in exile, though he made a home of England. They...

 
 By AP    News    April 4, 2016

Report: 80 Indians Dead in Temple Fire

A huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning leaving at least eighty dead and over a hundred injured, local media said quoting police...

 

Feds Set Up Fake Univ. to Entrap Foreign Students

The University of Northern New Jersey fielded no sports teams, held no graduation ceremonies and had no instructors, classes or degree programs. It did have a very attractive website that promised an...

 
 By Reuters    News    April 4, 2016

North Korea Mobilizes for First Party Congress in 36 years

North Korea is stepping up propaganda a month ahead of a rare Seventh Party Congress in May. An editorial that ran on Thursday in the Rodong Sinmun reflected on the past – particularly on the Third...

 
 By Events    Events   

Samohi Theatre presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"

Samohi Theatre presents "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" Friday & Saturday, April 8 & 9, 7pm and Sunday, April 10, 5pm Runs through April 16 Tickets: $15 general admission, $10...

 

LASD Investigates Unknown Adult Body, Found Burned in Covina

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of an adult that was discovered Friday, April 08, 2016, at 2:04 pm, in...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019