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Articles from the October 15, 2018 edition

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  • Alien Encounter Investigated After Second US Space Telescope Fails in One Week. #UFOs

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 15, 2018

    Two twenty year old US Space Telescopes have failed within one week and the evidence points toward extraterrestrial sabotage for the snafus. Three days ago, the Hubble Space Telescope entered safe mode following a component failure. It's worked for 30 years since a 1990 launch. But suddenly the gyroscopes went wacky, as if a powerful magnetic field had passed by the spacecraft. NASA said its Chandra X-ray Observatory entered safe mode on October 10. The space agency said on Friday that an...

  • Five Young Latinas and one Former 300 Pound Old White Dide Reflect on "Real Women Have Curves"

    Ron Irwin, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 15, 2018

    'Real Women Have Curves' a real world story Virtually everyone who lives in Southern California is aware that there are lots of typically small clothing factories sometimes called "Sweat Shops" in various locations in Los Angeles. We know that they are occupied by people and we know that those people are most often of Hispanic background but very few ever have an inside look into the lives and experiences of these workers and human beings. Now thanks to playwright Josefina Lopez we get a look...

  • Ka-Ching! The Big Business of Cannabis at CWCBExpo in Vegas

    Kat Thomas, Edible Skinny|Oct 15, 2018

    Cannabis has become a mainstream big business! In 2018, cannabis sales in the US are projected to be over $10 Billion! By 2020, the United States market is estimated to top $35 billion annually. So with a ganjapreneurial attitude, Edible Skinny was lucky enough to attend the 5th annual CWCBExpo at the Los Angeles Convention Center at the end of September. The CWCBExpo is one of the only business-to-business forum that focuses on educating and connecting professionals who recognize the...

  • 80% of Americans Decry Political Correctness, Saying It Has Replaced Free Speech with #SJW Crap

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 15, 2018

    "Participants made clear that they were concerned about their day-to-day ability to express themselves: They worry that a lack of familiarity with a topic, or an unthinking word choice, could lead to serious social sanctions for them." A new report says that 80% of Americans have just had it with Political Correctness. It was based on a nationally representative poll with 8,000 respondents, 30 one-hour interviews, and six focus groups conducted from December 2017 to September 2018, by Pew...

  • Old White Dude Sleeps with Young NY Times Reporter. He gets 6 months in Jail, She Gets Promoted

    Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 15, 2018

    Does this strike anyone else as unfair? James Wolfe pleads guilty to lying to the FBI about his relationship with Ali Watkins, a young Washington journalist, Ali Watkins. At the time, she covered national security in Congress, where she met Wolfe. He just plead guilty in Federal Court to lying to the FBI about the affair. She, on the other hand, received a promotion at the New York Times. Fair? Well, it's complicated. The former head of security for the Senate intelligence committee pleaded...

  • At 15, Stephen Miller was no longer Eating Glue. He Was Protesting Against Leftism at Samohi

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 15, 2018

    I was Steve Miller's first boss. He wrote an anti-Freshman Seminar for me. This was long after he was in third grade, and apparently eating glue, according to a third grade teacher recently suspended by SMMUSD, the local school district. "He was a creepy loner," she recalled. Then as now, I publish a local print newspaper in Santa Monica, CA called the Observer. In 2002, a 16 year old kid named Steve Miller came to me and...

  • Eleven and Stitch Teamed to Host a Fundraiser at Flywheel Sports

    Colleen O Meara, Hype World|Oct 15, 2018

    Santa Monica, CA – (October 17, 2018) – Having a long tradition of hosting music-driven events linked to a social cause, the Eleven team kicked Fall 2018 off by hosting a fundraising event at Flywheel Sports. Inviting ad agency creatives, and production/ postproduction folks to join them for a fun evening of music and spin, "Ride for a Cause," the Eleven and Stitch teams raised funds for the local Boys & Girls Club of Santa Monica. "We're thrilled to have partnered with our...