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Articles from the October 28, 2023 edition

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  • Shooter Who Killed 18 at a Bar and Bowling Alley, Found Dead at Recycling Center Where He Worked

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 28, 2023

    Like the coward he was, Robert Card took the easy way out: He shot himself. Multiple let law enforcement sources told ABC News and other main stream media that they had found Card, 40, after an extensive manhunt. Robert Card, 40, had been the subject of a 6 day manhunt after shooting and killing 18 and wounding 13 Wednesday 10/25. Card had spent two weeks this summer in a mental institution after threatening to shoot up a National Guard base where he had worked as a firearms instructor. His...

  • Sushi and Sake Festival shines a light on the thriving Japanese culture in Los Angeles

    Preity Upala, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 28, 2023

    [Los Angeles] - The JRA- Japanese Restaurant Association of America, will present the Sushi & Sake Festival at Hilton Los Angeles, Universal City on October 29th 2023, Sunday. The festival will feature Sushi & Sake, Japanese food, Big Tuna Filleting Show, Taiko -Japanese Drum Show and all things Japanese. This event has been held for over 20 years and this year is sure to be a big hit again. Japanese foods such as Ramen, Yakitori, Takoyaki, Japanese Sake, Shochu & Beer will be showcased....

  • Suspicious Death of Homeless Man Found at 15th Street and Santa Monica Blvd.

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 28, 2023

    Santa Monica Police have recovered the body of a deceased homeless man South of Santa Monica Blvd on 15th Street. Police and Fire fighters worked 15th Street between SM Blvd and Broadway. 15th Street was closed all day while they investigated. The homeless man was apparently known by local residents, the way some homeless people are, as “Kenny.” Santa Monica Police say they will release more details next week. The death is being investigated as a homicide. "We always treat suspicious deaths as...

  • Roosevelt Elementary School Remembers 35 Year Career of Kitty Donohoe, After Her Sudden Passing

    Submitted by Homi Hormasji, Kittys Husband|Oct 28, 2023

    Kitty Donohoe, who was born in Fresno, California, on December 29, 1959, was part of a historic Yosemite pioneer family. She spent her childhood between Fresno during the school year and the welcoming mountain home of her Degnan family in Yosemite Valley during vacations. Her grandparents were still running the family restaurant and bakery that her great grandparents had built. Summers there were the delight of Kitty's childhood. She learned, at her mother's knee, about the little creatures of...

  • Columbia Professor Shai Davidai Pleads with University to Protect Jewish Students by "Taking a Clear Stand Against Murder."

    Shai Davidai, Columbia University NYC|Oct 28, 2023

    I am an assistant professor at Columbia Business School. I am a father, a husband, an uncle, and a son. I am a forty-year-old man, and last week I found myself crying in front of a group of complete strangers. In a video that has since gone viral, I stood on Columbia University's main campus and pleaded with my employer to protect me and help me protect the thousands of Jewish students whose lives and safety have been entrusted to us by worried parents all across the United States. I pleaded...

  • UC Davis Continues to Employ Anti-Semitic CRT Instructor Who Threatened to Kill Jewish Students and Other Jews

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 28, 2023

    A University of California Davis assistant professor threatened 'zionist journalists' in a social media post that implied threats of murder, home invasion, and kidnapping. She is identified as a UC Davis Assistant Professor and also a Faculty Advisor. "UC DAVIS Professor Jemma Decristo is threatening to hunt down Jewish journalists in their homes," tweeted conservative journalist Charlie Kirk. "Using knife, axe, and blood emojis and talking about their addresses being public. Jemma Decristo is...

  • Cash Bail Will Help Santa Monica's Residents and Business Owners

    Adnan Safadi, Special to the Observer|Oct 28, 2023

    Last Tuesday, Santa Monica City Council Woman Caroline Torosis delivered a scripted speech about cash bail. She said that she has "Seen first hand" how cash bail "destroys families." No she hasn't. She's reading from a script she didn't write. Caroline Torosis said that cash bail "criminalizes poverty." No it doesn't. It criminalizes criminals. Caroline Torosis said that cash bail resulted in "either below or similar to historical average" failure to appear in court. That is lawyer speak for...