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Articles from the August 10, 2022 edition

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  • Do Covid-19 Vaccines Make the Public Safer? Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer Declines to Say

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Aug 10, 2022

    August 5, 2022 - At her media briefing yesterday, LA County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer, PhD, MPH, MEd, declined to answer a question from a Los Angeles Times reporter regarding to what extent it is safer to be around a person who is vaccinated. Ferrer does not typically miss answering a question from the press, even if multiple questions come from one reporter. Data from the Health Department's website on "Outcomes by Vaccination Status," clearly show that transmission among the fully...

  • Singer Olivia Newton Dead of Breast Cancer at Age 73, Says Her Family

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 10, 2022

    You have to believe we are magic Nothin' can stand in our way You have to believe we are magic Don't let your aim ever stray. Magic, Olivia Newton John Multiple news outlets are reporting that Olivia Newton John has died at age 73. "Olivia Newton-John has died at 73 after a decades-long battle with breast cancer, according to a post from her Facebook page." Wikipedia: Dame Olivia Newton-John AC DBE (26 September 1948 - 8 August 2022) was a British-born Australian-raised singer, songwriter,...

  • FBI Executes Search Warrant on President Trump's Home in Mar-a-Lago.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 10, 2022

    In a stunning turn of events, President Trump issued a statement saying that the FBI had executed a search warrant on his home in Mar-a-Lago because they wanted to prevent him from running for president in 2024. "These are very dark times for our nation" he said. Trump called the raid completely political and saying that law-enforcement had been Weaponized. "This is without precedent in American history," he said. Trump says the raid was unannounced and adds, "They even broke into my safe." It...

  • Letter to the Editor Regarding Arthur Jeon's Article on Competing Tax Measures

    Rufus Baker, Santa Monica resident since 1959|Aug 10, 2022

    If Arthur Jeon truly is running for SM city council, he needs to be honest and truthful. His letter in your July 25-31 issue was neither. SM voters -- who are mostly renters -- must know he clearly has an anti-renter agenda. Mr. Jeon threatens the very existence of rent control which protects so very many low- and moderate-income SM renters/voters. Mr. Jeon is wrong when he says the mayor's property tax measure would benefit only the homeless. In addition to our schools, the mayor's ballot...

  • Monster Jam Megalodon truck flying through the air.

    Monster Jam Roars Back into LA This Summer with Action Packed Weekend of Family Fun

    Aug 10, 2022

    The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to rev through Downtown LA this summer for an adrenaline-charged weekend at Arena from August 26–28, 2022. Celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, Monster Jam features world-class athletes locked in intense competitions of speed and skill. SoCal motorsports fans will witness heated rivalries, high-flying stunts and fierce head-to-head battles for the Event Championship. Engineered to perfection,...

  • Divorce inquiries by California couples were Below the National Average during the Pandemic, Reveals Study.

    Rebecca Packwood,|Aug 10, 2022

    When divorce courts began to reopen in the summer of 2021, a divorce lawyer reported working 16-hour days just to cope with inquiries from Americans who wanted out from their marriages. And business didn't let up throughout the year, even over the Christmas period, which is usually a more sedate time when it comes to divorces, as couples want to avoid tension among their families during the celebrations. Divorce inquiries were reported to be 45% higher than pre-pandemic levels....

  • Trial Concludes in $80 million For Cemetery Fund Misappropriation Against Los Angeles Catholic Archdiocese

    Observer Staff|Aug 10, 2022

    Trial has concluded in a class action lawsuit against the Los Angeles Archdiocese. The trial is before Judge Elihu Berel in downtown LA. Berel will decide whether the Church is on the hook for paying out cemetery maintenance funds, in a sexual molestation case against the Church that settled 15 years ago. There is no jury. 10 members of the class action testified against the Church. 2 members of the class who opted out of the class action also testified, as did various witnesses. Judge Berel wil...