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Articles from the April 19, 2024 edition

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  • Balthazar's Keith McNally Serves "Absolutely Revolting, Ugly and Fu*king Smug" Billionaire Jeff Bezos and fiancée Lauren Sanchez a Spicy Dish of Insults on Instagram

    Christine Peake, Special to the Observer|Apr 19, 2024

    Renowned British born New York restaurateur, Keith McNally really doesn't give a crepe! McNally took to instagram Monday evening and decided to serve an extra dish of spicy and hot. Outspoken McNally posted eight photos of billionaire Jeff Bezos and his fiancé Lauren Sanchez wearing her usual revealing dresses, with her boobs brazenly on display for all to see. Her lack of classy and abundance of brassy (and not in the brassiere sense) has recently led to her style, or lack thereof, being...

  • Sheriff's Arrest One Man After He Live Streamed Himself Discharging a Firearm Into the Night in Marina del Rey 4.14.24

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Apr 19, 2024

    Numerous law enforcement and other emergency personnel, along with additional agencies responded to an active shooter live-streaming from a rooftop in Marina Del Rey. Victory Nguyen, aged 41 owns numerous firearms including two AR rifles and a pistol on top of an apartment building, fired multiple rounds at people and at Los Angeles police. Multiple streets were been shut down, and LASD asked nearby residents to shelter in place and avoid the area. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept....

  • Antisemitism at the Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Department at University of California Santa Cruz

    Corva Corvax, A Logical Opinion|Apr 19, 2024

    April 12, 2024 - Faculty groups supporting the rights of Palestine have proliferated on college campuses, with nine University of California campuses each having a chapter of Faculty for Justice in Palestine (FJP)and yet more chapters in nearly 100 other campuses across the country. These groups support the right of those called Palestinians with no regard for the rights of Israelis - and particularly of Jewish Israelis, who they call "colonists." More than 60 percent of the Critical Race and...

  • Lyft Driver Charged with Multiple Counts, Including Sexual Assault, During Drive to Santa Monica

    Apr 19, 2024

    Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon has started issuing press releases about criminals that he's charging with crimes. During the first 3 years of his tenure, he rarely boasted of putting criminals behind bars but more often issued releases about dirty cops and victim services. Below is his press release regarding an alleged sexual assault that occurred during a Lyft ride to Santa Monica. April 10, 2024 - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today announced felony...

  • Art Exhibition in West Hollywood and Blossom Bash Pop-Up Market in Culver City

    Chanin Victor, LIfestyle and Travel Editor

    APRIL 17, 2024 BLOSSOM BASH AT THE SHAY IN CULVER CITY The Shay, a vibrant lifestyle hotel in the heart of Culver City, is set to host an exciting "Blossom Bash" pop-up market featuring a curated selection of local businesses and vendors. This lively event is open to the public and promises a dynamic atmosphere with a live DJ set and a pool table for entertainment. Guests can sip specialty cocktails at the hotel's Canopy Club while enjoying the sunset before exploring the pop-up market. The...

  • CicLAvia – Venice Blvd presented by Metro

    CicLAvia – Venice Blvd Come experience car-free open streets at CicLAvia's 51st event on Sunday, April 21; between 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. The public is invited to enjoy this unique pop-up park for the day, whether walking, jogging, biking, roller skating, or simply spectating - any people-powered way. CicLAvia – Venice Blvd connects Palms, Mar Vista, and Venice Beach, for all ages and abilities to enjoy the 5.75-mile temporary park. Always free, CicLAvia participants just show up anywhere along the...

  • Layla: Santa Monica's Newest Restaurant

    Chanin Victor, Lifestyle and Travel Editor|Apr 19, 2024

    Santa Monica's dining landscape welcomes a captivating newcomer: Layla, conceived by Chef Chris Sayegh and the Boulevard Hospitality Group. Paying homage to his grandmother Layla, this enigmatic eatery draws inspiration from cherished family recipes and the conviviality of shared meals. Layla presents a fresh take on Middle Eastern cuisine with a menu infused with refined French techniques, crafting dishes that tantalize the taste buds and linger in memory. Doors officially opened on March 8,...

  • St. Germain Jardin Pop-Up at Shutters On The Beach

    Chanin Victor, Lifestyle and Travel Editor|Apr 19, 2024

    Santa Monica's iconic Shutters On The Beach Hotel hosts the loveliest St-Germain Jardin pop-up cocktail lounge this spring. The venue promises a festive experience filled with floral charm and delicious drinks. Happening every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. until the end of June, this event is a must-visit for cocktail enthusiasts and those looking to savor the season. Step into the hotel's exterior courtyard, transformed into a lush oasis adorned with blossoms, where you...

  • Pamper Mom with Glen Ivy Hot Springs' New Wellness Offerings for Mother's Day

    Chanin Victor, Lifestyle and Travel Editor|Apr 19, 2024

    This Mother's Day, give the gift of relaxation and tranquility with Glen Ivy Hot Springs' exciting new wellness offerings. Just in time for this special occasion, Glen Ivy Hot Springs is thrilled to announce their renewed gift card sale and enticing spa bundles, available until Mother's Day on May 12. To start, Glen Ivy Hot Springs offers a special 15% discount on their gift cards, making it easier than ever to treat mom to a day of pampering. With free shipping, $100 spa gift cards are now...