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Articles from the August 25, 2016 edition

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  • Chinese Popstar Jason Zhang Invites Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto to Appear at his Concert

    Kristin Peach, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 25, 2016

    Star Trek Beyond cast members Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg make a surprise appearance during pop star Jason Zhang's sold-out concert with over 12,000 of his fans at the Guangzhou International Sports Arena during their visit to China for the film premiere. Zhang, the official China ambassador for Star Trek Beyond, sang the Chinese theme song for Star Trek Beyond through Huahua Media, the film production company which partnered with Paramount Pictures on the China release of Star...

  • Scallops Recalled after Hundreds Contract Hepatitis A From Oysters

    Liz Miller, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 25, 2016

    Scallops sold to restaurants in California, Hawaii, and Nevada have been voluntarily recalled by Sea Port Products Corp after at least 206 people became sick with hepatitis A. The US Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are assisting the Hawaii Department of Health in an ongoing investigation. The cases were first reported by the state of Hawaii on August 17. Of those who contracted hepatitis A, 51 have been hospitalized. All of the cases involve adults,...

  • Toxic Rock Crabs: Cal Dept. of Public Health Warning About Seafood

    Aug 25, 2016

    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning consumers not to eat rock crabs caught in Half Moon Bay and bivalve shellfish or rock crabs caught in Monterey Bay, due to the detection of dangerous levels of domoic acid, a naturally occurring toxin. The warning is effective for crabs and bivalve shellfish caught in state waters south of Latitude 37° 11′ N. (near Pigeon Point) and north of Latitude 36° 35′ N (near Cypress Point in Monterey County). Symptoms of domoic acid poiso...

  • 33,000 Acre Chimney Fire Burns Near Hearst Castle

    Observer Staff|Aug 25, 2016

    The fire was first reported Saturday August 13 shortly after 4:00 p.m. Evacuations were ordered in the area of Running Deer Ranch, located on the south side of Lake Nacimiento. On Sunday afternoon, officials announced that Highway 1 would be closed for at least 24 hours due to fire activity.[3] Dry south-west winds and temperatures approaching 100 °F drove the fire. By Monday morning the fire had grown to over 4,300 acres. At a briefing on Monday morning, August 15, officials warned that the...