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Articles from the July 16, 2019 edition

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  • Hollywood Feels Aftershock from Ridgecrest Earthquake on Tuesday

    Samuel Alioto|Jul 16, 2019

    On Sunday afternoon at 12:40 pm PDT, many residents of Hollywood felt a small aftershock from the July 5th Earthquake. On July 4, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurred at 10:33 a.m. PDT in a low population density area of San Bernardino County. The earthquake happened during Santa Monica's annual 4th of July parade. Stilt walkers did not fall off balance, and few people seemed to notice it. On the other hand, residents in building reported swaying and the distinctive noise associated with...

  • GBK Productions Pre-ESPY Awards Celebrity Gift Lounge packed with outstanding athletes in sporting world

    Rachel Ganz, Special to the Observer|Jul 16, 2019

    On Tuesday, July 9, 2019 GBK Productions hosted their annual Pre-Espy Awards Celebrity Gift lounge at the beautiful La Peer Hotel in West Hollywood. This was a lavish and enjoyable celebration that attracted a room filled of famous athletes and well known people in the sporting world. I briefly chatted with past Super Bowl winner Ronnie Hillman (Broncos) as well as WWE Super Fred Rosser, who drew a lot of attention when he took off his shirt, revealing a very muscular and defined athletic build...

  • Lab Tested for Purity: Specialty Curated Vino With Dry Farm Wines

    Omid Vojdani, Health n Wellness Editor, Edible Skinny|Jul 16, 2019

    Wine. Like most people, I hated it at first, unable to detect the subtle nuances in flavor. Notes of cherry and a hint of tobacco? More like alcohol forward rotten grape juice, right? But, with some exploration and experience, I started to be able to understand enough to know that I don't like fruity Cabs, but I do like a really dry Sauvignon Blanc (just like I like my beer). But just like beer, there was always a problem: the inevitable sluggishness the next day. Someone once told me that...