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Articles from the July 11, 2022 edition

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  • Coyote Peterson Claims to have Found Bigfoot Skeleton in British Columbia, Canada

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 11, 2022

    Legendary explorer and troll Coyote Peterson claims to have found the skull of a bigfoot or sasquatch skeleton. A self described "Animal Expert, Adventurer, Author, and Host!" Peterson is seen in recently released video, pulling the skull of a large primate out of the mud in a place he identifies as British Columbia, Canada. Peterson posted the discovery on Facebook: "BREAKING NEWS: Leaking pics here before they are taken down and before government/official try to cease our footage. Found a...

  • Can You Collect Social Security Early While You're Working

    Rusty Gleer, Association of Mature American Citizens|Jul 11, 2022

    Ask Rusty – About Working While Collecting Early Benefits Dear Rusty: How much would be withheld from my social security benefits? I am 62 and can claim about $1,900 a month now. I'm still working, making about $75K per year. How much of my benefits would I get? What would be withheld from me and when would I get it back? And would there be any penalty? Signed: Eligible but Working Dear Eligible: In the scenario you describe, you will not be eligible to collect Social Security retirement b...

  • LA County Has Bail Again; Texas-style Lawsuits Against Illegal Gun Sales in CA; Feds Barred Again From Vax Mandate on Their Employees; CA Legislature Moving Toward Drug Injection Sites and Other Stories: Monday Morning Memo

    Association of Deputy District Attorneys|Jul 11, 2022

    Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón claims L.A. County is safer 'in some areas' because of his policies despite rise in violent crime over past year Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón joined local station KTLA 5 Saturday morning to defend his record as he faces a potential recall. Gascón was asked by news anchors Lynette Romero and Mark Meester to respond to those criticizing him as a "soft-on-crime" DA as L.A. has seen an 8.6% rise in violent crime over the past year. Wh...

  • Dear Artists, The World Is Waiting For You

    Alita Arose, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 11, 2022

    The curtains rise as a vision takes hold of the stage. Illuminated are vestiges of the otherworld. Masters of time and shapeshifting, dance artists extend the definition of what it means to be human (Anandha Ray, 2022). The ceremony begins as energies are called in. Repressed and denied stories, memories, and traumas knock on the door. They are listening, they are watching, and they want in. Devoted, disciplined training allows the dancers to be clear channels. They are not channeling entities...

  • "Simplisafe" Releases Security Camera Video of Home Fireworks Display Total Fail

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 11, 2022

    A video is trending on social media of a family 4th of July do it yourself fireworks display gone very wrong. In the apparent security camera video, fireworks go off underneath the family car, causing them to run away from the driveway as quickly as they can. It is unknown what happened to the vehicle, but it appears to have been completely immolated On social media, people are celebrating the creation of a new meme. It is being compared to the Russian army's critical failures in Ukraine....

  • Dutch Farmers Block Highways As They Protest Country's Newest Greenhouse Policy

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 11, 2022

    17: Dutch farmers have shut down the small country as they protest new restrictions on the use of fertilizer, they say will cut their production of food by 30% or more. The restrictions on Nitrogen are intended to cut the tiny country's carbon footprint. Which is already negligible, because there are less than 6 million people living there, representing 0.1% of the world's population. The small European Union state is almost entirely urban, but there are a handful of farmers, mostly dairy...

  • Enough Signatures to Recall George Gascon Turned in at Los Angeles County Recorder's Office

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 11, 2022

    The political action committee behind the petition to recall LA County DA George Gascon today turned in 717,000 signatures. Backers need 566,000 of the signatures to be qualified as those of registered voters, for the Gascon recall to be on the ballot on November 7th, 2022. Inevitably some of the signatures will not qualify, so it is not yet known whether or not they made it Funded by George Soros, Gascon was formerly the progressive District Attorney of San Francisco. He has released convicts...

  • Australia Initiates the First Commercial Spaceport Located Outside the United States.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Jul 11, 2022

    NASA is set to launch the second of three suborbital sounding rockets from Equatorial Launch Australia’s Arnhem Space Centre in the Northern Territory on July 5 after it was delayed on Monday due to weather conditions, with the final launch targeted for July 12. NASA and private space companies located in Australia, have launched the first spacecraft from a new space launch facility in Australia's Northern Territories. The Arnhem Space Centre is Australia's first and only commercial spaceport a...