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Articles from the August 30, 2016 edition

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 By Stacy Dalgleish    Events   

Concert at the Annenberg Beachhouse tonight to celebrate opening of California incline

When the California Incline closed for reconstruction some worried that detoured traffic would clog our neighborhoods. While local traffic has never seemed more congested, it is unknown if the...

 

Anthony Weiner In The News Again, This Time For, Well, His Weiner

He is a former congressman and the husband of Huma Abedin, right-hand woman to Obama Heir-presumptive Hillary Clinton. He is smart, good looking, 51 year old male and the father of a toddler. And he...

 
 By Samuel Alioto    News    August 30, 2016

Car versus train accident at 11th and Colorado

A metro Expo line test train collided with a private automobile at 11th and Colorado at 9 o'clock this morning. We didn't know they were still testing the train but I guess they are. No one on the...

 

Twitter Aghast As 10,000th Syrian Refugee Resettled in US

Any newswatcher knows that Syria has completely collapsed from its 3 year civil war, and it's no place for children or families. As of February 2016, the United Nations (UN) has identified 13.5...

 
 By Liz Miller    Politics    August 30, 2016

Trump Adds a Brownback Crisis to his Crazy To-Do List

Donald Trump has named Kansas Governor Sam Brownback as one of four politicians selected to serve as his Agricultural Advisory Committee, and in speeches across the country he is lauding Brownback's...

 
 By Sabine Rose    Science    August 30, 2016

We Got Crabs: My Volunteer Experience at Heal the Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

If you're a Santa Monica resident of any age, form, or profession, consider volunteering for Heal The Bay's Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. Glam color-changing cephalopods, adorable baby sharks, and...

 

CA Students Make Significant Progress on California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Tests

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that California students made significant progress in the second year of the California Assessment of Student Performance and...

 

Assange: Was Seth Rich Shot by the DNC for releasing information to Wikileaks?

Seth C. Rich was fatally shot on July 10, 2016. He was a 27-year-old employee of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). His mysterious murder followed the DNC Email hack. The timing is frankly...

 
 By Grace Smith    Schools    August 30, 2016

Cora wins best short film at Prague independent film festival

CORA-a short film written and directed by SMC student Kevin Maxwell-won Best Short Film at the 2016 Prague Independent Film Festival (PIFF). The winners of the first edition of the four-day festival-w...

 

Alternative Music Videos: Mediaeval Baebes, The Piano Guys, Mbandi, Seminole Wind, CocoRosie

If you're like most people, you're sick and tired of the mainstream junk they play on the radio. You know, the dreaded intro that pounds underneath a gleeful d-j's extended blathering, and then launch...

 

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