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Articles from the August 25, 2023 edition

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  • City Conducts Memorial Procession for Firefighter Dom Smith, Who Died From a Work Related Injury

    Observer Staff|Aug 25, 2023

    The SMFD has conducted a memorial procession and service for Dom Smith. The City press release, written by Lauren Howland, an SMFD Public Information Officer, is below. The Santa Monica Fire Department will hold a memorial procession and celebration of life ceremony on Tuesday, August 22, to honor Fire Engineer Dom Smith, who died last month following a long and courageous battle against a work-related illness. The Santa Monica Fire Department would like to express our sincere appreciation for...

  • Could They Have Saved Her? Debate on Twitter About Whether a Woman Lying At the Side of The Road Could be Saved

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Aug 25, 2023

    A couple of men driving an SUV through Lahaina during the Thursday fire that destroyed the town, did not stop to pick up a woman lying on the side of the road. On social media, people were second guessing the decision. "Keep going bro we can't do nothing for her," the passenger told the driver, as they drove past a woman lying by the side of the road. Trees and buildings burn in the background. The driver protests, briefly, and the passenger repeats "we can't do nothing for her." "Humanity is...