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Articles from the September 23, 2021 edition

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  • County to Require Vaccine Proof at Bars, Outdoor Mega Events

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Sep 23, 2021

    September 17, 2021 - Los Angeles County Health Department officials announced this week that they will be issuing a new Health Officer Order that will require vaccine verifications in order to enter bars, wineries breweries, nightclubs, and lounges. Either a vaccine verification or a negative Covid test within 72 hours prior will be required for attending outdoor mega events. These are already required at indoor mega events. The county's press release states the modified Health Officer Order...

  • LA County's Vaccine Mandate Could Cause Distrust in the Vaccine

    Alyssa Erdley, News with Attitude|Sep 23, 2021

    September 17, 2021 - This week, Los Angeles County health officials announced they would be issuing a new Health Officer Order mandating vaccine verification for individuals wishing to work at or enter bars and wineries. Proof of vaccine or a negative Covid test would be required to attend an outdoor mega event. They could not have created more distrust in the vaccine if they tried. Initial damage was done to the vaccine's credibility in mid-July, when health officials ordered masks to be worn...

  • Malibu's Break-up Proposal Clears First Hurdle of Lengthy Process

    Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer|Sep 23, 2021

    The City of Malibu's petition to break up the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District into two separate districts cleared a major hurdle Saturday as a Los Angeles County Office of Education panel decided to move it to the next phase of the lengthy process. At a virtual public hearing, the LACOE Committee on School District Organization voted 8-2 to proceed with regular review of the contentious petition. County officials said the vote doesn't necessarily represent an approval of the...

  • Left Falsely Claims Border Patrol Agents are Rounding Up Haitian Refugees With Whips

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Sep 23, 2021

    Sawyer Hackett, Executive Director of @JulianCastro’s People First Future., has claimed on Twitter that the photos below show US Border Patrol agents "rounding up Haitian immigrants with whips." "Border patrol is mounted on horseback rounding up Haitian refugees with whips. This is unfathomable cruelty towards people fleeing disaster and political ruin. The administration must stop this. . . . Get the hell out of my mentions with the “these aren’t whips!” comments. I don’t care if they’re reigns...

  • Santa Monica Content Creator Clea DeCrane Selected to Showcase Story at Catalyst Content Festival in Duluth Minnesota

    Andy Hoglund, Rasky Partners|Sep 23, 2021

    The Catalyst Story Institute, a professional development program for TV writers, actors, directors, and producers to advance their work, has selected a finalist from Santa Monica to present at the annual Catalyst Content Festival in Duluth on September 29th to October 3rd. The festival, held in partnership with the National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences & ATAS, is the premier showcase for the independent television industry. In the same vein as independent film festivals, Catalyst discovers new...

  • Local Events Include Santa Monica's 'Secret Story tour' Digital Interactive Experience at the Santa Monica Pier

    Chanin Victor, Observer Staff Writer

    Heading into the last official weekend of summer and getting ready for fall y'all! There are so many fun options for things to do this weekend: LOCAL EVENTS in and around Santa Monica: Santa Monica's 'Secret Story tour' Digital Interactive Experience at the Santa Monica Pier - Anytime OPEN MAIN STREET in Santa Monica on Saturday and Sunday Downtown Santa Monica Inc. hosts "Self-Care Saturdays" on the Third Street Promenade - Free workouts every Saturday in September Venice Oceanarium's...

  • Don't Bring Your Pet to a Shelter - Rehome with New County Website "Home to Home"

    Department of Animal Care and Control|Sep 23, 2021

    Editor’s note: As Covid (hopefully) ameliorates, people are not spending as much time at home with their pets. Some have chosen to surrender those pets to shelters. Home To Home is a national program that is used among animal shelters and rescues across the United States. They wrote this press release, in conjunction with the LA County Dept of Animal Care and Control. The animals depicted on this page, are not necessarily available for adoption. One of the toughest decisions a pet owner can f...

  • Diversity in Los Angeles! The Boulet Brothers of Dragula mesmerize the show at HempHera and GBK Brand Bar 's

    Rachel Ganz, Observer Staff Writer|Sep 23, 2021

    On the rooftop penthouse of the La Peer Hotel, 627 N. La Peer Drive, West Hollywood, the celebrity guests were pampered and gifted on Friday September 17-Saturday September 18, 2021 All guests were lavished by HempHera Kosmeticos and their Greek God & Goddess inspired Luxury Nano Amplified CBD Skincare Collection. Inside the lounge, delicious food and beverages flowed everywhere: Vegan sushi from Kuleana, Suavecito, the world's finest tequila, Hibachi House LA, a full service gourmet hibachi...