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Articles from the June 1, 2016 edition

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  • Professor Shot by Student at UCLA; Classes to resume Thursday

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jun 1, 2016

    One of the two bodies found at UCLA had a suicide note, indicating that one of the dead people shot the other, UC Police confirmed. All finals for June 1 have been cancelled, and students have been asked to stay away from campus, as the LAPD conducted a search to be sure there are no other suspects. Los Angeles Police Department officers in tactical gear were all over the campus, and the FBI and ATF were also reportedly responding. Los Angeles Police chief said the shooting occurred within a...

  • French Search Vessel Picks Up Ping From Egypt Air Black Box

    Jamie Hamel, Reuters|Jun 1, 2016

    A French search vessel has picked up signals from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804, Egyptian and French investigators said, a potential breakthrough in efforts to uncover why it plummeted into the Mediterranean last month. Search teams are working against the clock to recover the two flight recorders that will offer vital clues to the fate of the plane that crashed en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19 killing all 66 people on board. Without the black boxes, say investigators...

  • State Sen. Ben Allen Honors Amy Ziering as Woman of the Year

    Colleen Beamish, Cal. State Senate|Jun 1, 2016

    Every year, in a tradition dating back to 1987, the California State Senate celebrates Women's History Month by recognizing remarkable women throughout the state who make a positive difference in their communities. On Friday, May 27th, more than 200 community members joined Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) at the historic Santa Monica Bay Woman's Club as he honored Amy Ziering as this year's Senate District 26 Woman of the Year. "I congratulate Ms. Ziering on this honor which recognizes b...

  • Scholarships to Study in Republic of Korea, Awarded to 4 SMC Students.

    Grace Smith, Santa Monica College|Jun 1, 2016

    Santa Monica College (SMC) announced that four SMC students have been awarded the California Colleges for International Education (CCIE) Scholarship for South Korea. Marc Cuison, Alexis Erskine, Evelyn Ramos, and Tonisha Parham received the scholarships-awarded by Soonchunhyang University in South Korea-for the fall 2016 semester. A total of ten study abroad scholarships were awarded by the University through CCIE. "This is an exceptional opportunity for our students," said Kelley Brayton, SMC...

  • SMMUSD Appoints Lissette Bravo new SamoHi House Principal

    SMMUSD Official, Press Release|Jun 1, 2016

    The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Lissette Bravo as a new Santa Monica High School house principal at its May 19, 2016 meeting. Bravo comes to SMMUSD from Poway High School where she has been assistant principal since 2012. She is also currently the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) district director to Poway High School and two middle schools since 2013. She began her teaching career as an English teacher at Leuzinger...