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Articles from the June 28, 2016 edition

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 By Observer Staff    News    June 28, 2016

Burbank Man Charged with Attempted Murder Of Ten Sheriff's Deputies

A Burbank man was charged today with the attempted murder of 10 Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies followed by an eight-hour standoff in Bellflower late Thursday night, the Los Angeles County...

 By Observer Staff    News    June 28, 2016

Tallest Bonfire in the World Built in Norway

Is there anything that says Summer Solstice better than a huge pile of wood being set on fire? Jonsok (St. John's Passing), or St. Hans (St. John's Day), i.e. 24 June, is a commonly observed holiday...

 By Associated Press    News    June 28, 2016

10 hospitalized following Neo-Nazi Protest Outside Capitol building in Sacramento

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ten people were wounded - two of them with life-threatening injuries - on Sunday when counter-protesters clashed with members of a white nationalist group that planned to rally...

 By Diba Shooshani    Movies    June 28, 2016

2016 Palm Springs International Shortfest Announces Festival Winners

PALM SPRINGS, CA (June 26, 2016) – The 2016 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival and only short film market in North America, announced its Festival award winners...


1300 Kaiser Nurses Begin So Cal Strike Today

A strike by 1,300 registered nurses begins today at Kaiser's Los Angeles hospital. The strike is scheduled to last 4 days and involves the nurses' call for improved staffing. California Nurses...

 By Stan Greene    News    June 28, 2016

U.S. Gov't Will Legalize Marijuana on August 1

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will reclassify marijuana as a "Schedule Two" drug on August 1, 2016, essentially legalizing medicinal cannabis in all 50 states with a doctor's prescription,...

 By Reuters    News    June 28, 2016

Six Children Dead From Falling Ikea Dressers

In a striking case of product liability, the household name Ikea has been implicated in the deaths of six children due to a dresser that losses its balance when the drawers are out. Swedish furniture...

 By Observer Staff    News    June 28, 2016

Regrexit: 3 Million Sign Petition on Parliament's Website

As buyer's remorse settled in today, Brexit became #Regrexit. An online petition demanding another referendum on Britain's decision to leave the European Union has gathered 3 million signatures. Even...

 By Observer Staff    News    June 28, 2016

D.A.'s Office Seeks Release Of Convicted Murderer

The L.A. County District Attorney's Office will seek to have convicted murderer Raymond Lee Jennings released from state prison on Thursday after new evidence was uncovered that raises doubts about...


SamoHi Principal Eva Mayoral Resigns

Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Superintendent Sandra Lyon quit lat March, and Thursday, Eva Mayoral resigned after 3 years as principal. In an e mail to the community, Mayoral said she...


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