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Articles from the April 22, 2016 edition

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 By Dale Hillock    News    April 22, 2016

Transformer Fire Causes Power Outage

At approximately 5:50 PM on April 18, 2016, Santa Monica Fire Department was called to investigate a possible Southern California Edison Transformer fire in the 400 Block of Washington Ave....

 By Observer Staff    News    April 22, 2016

Neighborhood Group Withdraws from Districting Lawsuit

The Board of Directors of Advocates for Malibu Public Schools (AMPS) has decided not to be part of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit filed against the City of Santa Monica. In an attempt to...


90 year old former US Senator announces marriage to a 40 year old man

CNN reports that Former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford announced Sunday that he is marrying a man 50 years his junior, almost 20 years after his wife died. Wofford, a Democrat who was also a to...

 By David Ganezer    News    April 22, 2016

City Seeks To Sell Trailer Park

The City of Santa Monica has it's own City forester, "Sustainability Manager," and ambassadors who rove downtown on two wheels. It does everything itself, from paving to publishing its own...

 By David Ganezer    News    April 22, 2016

Expo Line to Open May 20 with Free Rides

If you've seen the trains conducting "tests" for the last six months along Colorado Avenue, you're probably aware that the Expo opens on May 20. A recent City press release says: "Mobility options inc...


Sports Chalet Taken to its Limit

LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, CA- Sport Chalet is closing all its stores and shutting down its online sales, the La Cañada Flintridge sporting goods company announced Saturday. The decision affects more...

 By Pam Giangregorio    Events   

John Wayne Cancer Institute's 31st Annual Odyssey Ball

Internationally recognized surgical oncologist Mark B. Faries, MD, was honored with the "The Duke" Special Service Award and Institute benefactor and philanthropist Ruth Weil with the inaugural Dr....

 By Dale Hillock    News    April 22, 2016

Breaking: Gas Leak at the Wyndham Hotel

At approximately 7:37 AM April 19, 2016, Santa Monica Fire Department received word of a construction accident in front of the Wyndham Hotel, 100 block of the Colorado Esplanade. Construction workers...

 By Observer Staff    News    April 22, 2016

Naked Woman Tries to Run Over Her Parents

It was nightmarish, but also dreamlike, as a 32 year old female first tried to run over her parents. Failing that, the lady left in her SUV and led multiple law enforcement agencies from Pasadena, to...


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