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Articles from the June 15, 2022 edition

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  • Fire in Palisades Park caused by Homeless Camping in Public Park, says Santa Monica Fire Department

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jun 15, 2022

    Santa Monica Fire Dept confirmed Tuesday morning that the fire was caused by a homeless encampment. There were no injuries. Press release below. 6.13.22: A brush fire in the 500 block of PCH has closed traffic in both directions from 7 pm until 9 pm Monday, said the City of Santa Monica in a tweet to residents. The brush above PCH is known to be frequented by homeless people. One can see them walking up and down the hills and into Palisades Park. But it was not immediately known whether their...

  • California Strawberry Commission and Actress Christina Milian bring Everything Strawberry to Santa Monica

    Christine Peake,|Jun 15, 2022

    The California Strawberry Commission hosted an exclusive "Million Ways to Love Strawberries" event at the Santa Monica Proper Hotel to celebrate peak strawberry season, the unique versatility and love consumers have for the vibrant, healthy berry, and the extraordinary people who grow them. California strawberry farmers Neil Nagata and Mayra Paniagua represented the hundreds of strawberry farmers who grow nearly 90 percent of the nation's strawberries on less than 1 percent of the Golden...

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    Ten Reasons to Visit The Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort This Summer

    Chanin Victor, Travel Editor|Jun 15, 2022

    Are you looking to kick off your summer with awesome adventures and some "cooling-off" activities? The Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina is the best place to have a splashin' good time with the whole family! Relax on the soft sand beach and play in the ocean water lagoon on one of the largest inflatable water parks. It's the perfect way to have fun in the sun and the ultimate summer destination for families. The beautiful beachfront resort known as Newport Dunes resides on over 110 acres...

  • Mold at Santa Monica John Muir Elementary/SMASH School Campus Causes Relocation of All Students and Staff

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Jun 15, 2022

    June 10, 2022 - For at least one school year, if not more, the entire campus of Muir Elementary/Smash on 4th Street in Santa Monica will be evacuated. The decision to relocate students and staff came after a May 24 report by Alta Environmental NV5 that found two rooms with unacceptable levels of mold and eleven rooms with water damage that could mean mold growth. One room had visible mold growing behind the dry erase board. The high spore level in the other room was deemed "likely originated...

  • Election Results of the California June 7 Primary For Santa Monica

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Jun 15, 2022

    June 10, 2022 - Results from the primary election that was held on June 7 are still preliminary as vote-by-mail ballots still have several days to reach their destination. But results are available from the 580,358 vote-by-mail ballots already received and the 242,187 votes cast at vote centers. The following data from the California Secretary of State and the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder are as of June 9 and June 8 respectively. For almost all offices, candidates must run in the...