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Articles from the August 4, 2016 edition

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  • Surgery to address Cervical Cancer, Can Also Preserve Fertility

    Health Mexico|Aug 4, 2016

    • In Mexico, the National Institute of Cancerology is the only institute that applies this technique • Cervical cancer can occur anytime after 19 years old Cervical cancer is a cancer arising from the cervix. It is due to the abnormal growth of cells that have the ability to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Early on, typically no symptoms are seen. Later symptoms may include abnormal vaginal bleeding, pelvic pain, or pain during sexual intercourse. While bleeding after sex may not...

  • "Word of Mouth," an Autobiographical Cookbook by Chef Grant McPherson

    Observer Staff|Aug 4, 2016

    Chef Grant MacPherson, has cooked for heads of state and celebrities such as Margaret Thatcher, George H. W. Bush, Princess Diana, Nelson Mandela, Morgan Freeman, and Julia Roberts. MacPherson has released an autobiographical recipe book "that spans 5 continents, a 30-year career, 8 world-class food and beverage destinations and offers an insight into one man's story and the people that shaped him. Original recipes, dimensional images, quotes from household names, friends and family, messages fr...

  • Lonesome Struggles of the Nail Artist (You Are Not Alone)

    Sabine Rose, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 4, 2016

    1. The seesaw manicure: when you're painting a friend's nails and she has higher standards or sharper eyesight than you. So you let a tiny bit of color splat on the finger by accident, and she makes you rub the blemish off with a cue-tip, but in order to remove the blemish you also need to scrape a significant swath of intentional color off the nail. Then you have to replenish the paint on the nail, and in order to cover all the keratin a new splat of color needs to end up on the skin,...

  • City of Santa Monica Votes to Close the Airport. Good luck with that

    David Ganezer, Observer Publisher|Aug 4, 2016

    It's not really their decision to make, since the Federal Aviation Administration has a permanent easement on 92% of the land. Nevertheless, the Santa Monica City Council approved a motion Tuesday night, to set a timeline for the closure of Santa Monica at Cloverfield airport. We will see what the Feds have to say about this! City residents object to the noise, air pollution, and occasional accidents produced by the airport. It is no secret that the airport is a Rich White mans club, populated b...

  • Once in a Century Storm Hits Phoenix

    Observer Staff|Aug 4, 2016

    On Tuesday, August 2, over 2 inches of rain flooded west and central Phoenix in about an hour. major roads and highways were rendered impassable by six to 18 inches of water. Several drivers needed to be rescued from flooded cars. Fortunately, no injuries were reported. Parts of the Phoenix area will again be vulnerable to heavy rain Wednesday evening, with the potential of 1-2 inches in some spots, the weather service predicted. Nearly the entire state of Arizona, along with portions of...