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Articles from the October 4, 2018 edition

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  • Instead of Eating McDonald's Fries and Burgers, Compton Locals Lunched on Healthy Salads & Grain Bowls

    Nancy Kaufman, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 4, 2018

    Sounds of high-volume music punctuated the festive atmosphere as the eatery, Everytable, made its grand opening last Wednesday at the Compton Towne Center. Sam Polk, former Wall Street hedge fund trader, and the CEO of this new fast food model, started Everytable to "make healthy food affordable for everybody." Compton marks Everytable's sixth location. There are five others including the first, which opened in South L.A. in 2016. The others are in Santa Monica, Century City, and Baldwin Hills,...

  • The Art of Killing the Deal at the The Victory Theatre Center

    Ron Irwin, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 4, 2018

    It all begins in the boardroom of a large advertising agency in New York City. One by one women show up expecting to put the final touches on a major presentation to be presented the following Monday. A successful pitch will be a big boost for the ad agency. First on scene is Tara [Sionne Elise] who begins readying the conference room by putting out note pads and pens. Then arrives Sam [[Lizzy Kimball] a wise cracking contrarian who immediately undoes the work of Tara as they begin exchanging...

  • Kavanaugh Will Be Confirmed as a US supreme court justice this Friday

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 4, 2018

    Res Ipsa Loquitor: The thing defines itself. Lisa Mirkowski, Jeff Flake and Susan Collins are on board with confirming judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court Friday. The mere fact that Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has invoked cloture and moved the nomination to a vote is proof of that. This despite Democratic pleading for yet more investigations, more hearings and more delay. The White House — after reviewing interview reports from the FBI’s probe into Supreme Court nominee Bre...

  • Another Homeless Man Murdered in Tongva Park Wednesday Evening: SMPD

    Observer Staff|Oct 4, 2018

    A murder in Tongva Park last night, the third murder in Santa Monica this year, resulted in an arrest. Santa Monica Police did not release any information about the victim, including his name or whether he was a homeless person living in the multi million dollar, 1 acre park. A suspect has been arrested for his possible involvement in a homicide. The suspect has been identified as Joseph Ramirez Perez, a 21-year-old male. "I am not certain where he was "living" but our initial intelligence...