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Articles from the August 15, 2022 edition

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  • Violence in Baja California Prompts US to Issue Safety Warning to US Citizens

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 15, 2022

    16: The US Consulate in Tijuana Mexico is advising US government employees to shelter in place and follow the directions of local officials. This as violence breaks out in Ensenada, Mexicali, Tijuana and other Northern Baja communities. "The cartels are unhappy because the Mexican police arrested a high ranking drug official," explained one source on Twitter. Burning tires, roadblocks and gunfire are reported throughout the Mexican state of Baja, California. "Caution, there is a...

  • Anne Heche's Family Declares Her Brain Dead, Disconnects Life Support

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 15, 2022

    Actress Anne Heche remains in a coma. She will never recover from her injuries one week ago, says a family spokesman. They have declared her legally dead. "We've lost a bright light, a kind and loving mother, and a loyal friend," said her family in a statement. Life support has been turned off. After her death, her organs will be donated per her wishes. Her two sons issued a statement that they hope she will find freedom and happiness in the afterlife. "Hopefully my mom is free from pain and...

  • Santa Monica Mayor's Husband Has to Testify About Short-Term Rental Law He Drafted

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Aug 15, 2022

    August 12, 2022 - NMS, one of the largest developers of property in Santa Monica, won a bid to depose Santa Monica Mayor Sue Himmelrich's husband, Michael Soloff, in a court decision July 26 regarding NMS's lawsuit against a rent-control law passed by the city in August of 2020. The City's Motion to Stay Discovery was denied on July 26 by U.S. District Judge Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha. Soloff is co-chair of Santa Monicans for Renter's Rights, the progressive political party who has held power in S...

  • For the First Time Ever, San Bernardino Airport Offers Commercial Flights to Passengers

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 15, 2022

    Completed in 2011 at a cost of $60 million, the San Bernardino International Airport (SBD for short) has never previously offered flights before. But that changed on August 4. Now, Breeze airlines offers passengers tickets to San Francisco International Airport, and Provo Utah by way of SFO. The airport offers "affordable and convenient parking across the street, for $5 a day" says Noting that SBD airport is close to the I-10, I-210 and I-...

  • Research Shows Importance of Printed Medical Brochures

    Kathi Rowzie, Two Sides North America|Aug 15, 2022

    August 10, 2022 - In our increasingly digital world, some may think that printed medical brochures have outlived their usefulness. But research shows that even in today's digital age, printed materials remain valuable educational tools for healthcare providers. A study published in Advances in Therapy looked at the usefulness of printed educational brochures among health care providers (HCPs). Researchers sent a printed brochure about new and important adverse events associated with a target...