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Articles from the November 6, 2022 edition

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  • "Fall Back" Your Clocks But Stay Ahead of Emergencies

    Los Angeles County Fire Department|Nov 6, 2022

    Los Angeles, CA - As we set our clocks back one hour to mark the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, November 6, 2022, at 2:00 a.m. (PT), the County of Los Angeles Fire Department encourages residents to update, review, and practice their family emergency plan, so everyone knows what to do when it is time to act. "It's essential that families remain vigilant and stay prepared for every disaster and emergency both in and out of their home," said Interim Fire Chief Anthony C. Marrone. "Your...

  • Report: Another Electrical Power Outage in Santa Monica, 90403 During Windstorm, adds to other outages.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 6, 2022

    9 There is yet another electrical power outage in Santa Monica, 90403 starting at about 7 pm. But this time, we probably know the cause: Wind. "SMFD responding to a Transformer Fire 900 Block of 17TH. Avoid the area, possible delays, hazards. Inc.#22015959" tweeted the official account of the Santa Monica Fire Department "The wind is blowing hard in #SantaMonica," tweeted Frosty AKA Austin. "That’s three power outages in the last three hours," tweeted...

  • High Tension, High Voltage Wire Falls Onto Ground on 18th Street and Michigan in Santa Monica

    Matthew Gonzalez, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 6, 2022

    Update 8 PM Power is reported to be out on 18th street now according to SoCal Edison, estimated time for power to be restored is at midnight 11.3.22 A high tension wire has fallen to the ground at 18th Street and Michigan Avenue Thursday in Santa Monica. There are no reports of outages at this time. It appears winds caused a high-voltage wire to fall onto the street, requiring for SoCal Edison to be called out to the scene. There has been no report of the power going out yet. SoCal Edison is...

  • The Awful Truth: San Francisco Police Kind of Botched the Operation at the Pelosi Residence on October 28

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 6, 2022

    The charging allegations against David Depape, the man accused of attacking Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul Pelosi with a hammer at their residence, have been filed. He has been charged with attempted kidnapping, attempted murder and elder abuse in Federal Court in San Francisco. The allegations reveal details not previously revealed about the strange and awful attack on Mr. Pelosi. When police reached the residence, Pelosi and Depape went downstairs to the first floor of the Pelosi residence....

  • Elon Musk Announces $8 Per Month Verification for Twitter Users.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 6, 2022

    Twitter's new owner has announced that in exchange for $8 per month, anyone can have a blue checkmark and be verified. "Twitter's current lords and peasants system for who has or doesn't have a blue checkmark is bullshit," tweeted Musk. "Power to the people! Blue for $8/month." "You will also get:- Priority in replies, mentions & search, which is essential to defeat spam/scam- Ability to post long video & audio. - Half as many ads," tweeted Musk. "And paywall bypass for publishers willing to...

  • Comedy Reflects Our World, as Collaborative Invites Kids and Parents to do Stand-up Comedy.

    Liz Angeles, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 6, 2022

    Think Santa Monica is boring? Think again! Introducing our latest and greatest local HOT SPOT. "The Crow", LA's newest comedy club, owned and operated by a mom and stand-up comic, an important distinction in the male-dominated comedy world. This collaborative space is built around inclusivity and advancement for all. Owner and comedian Nicole Blaine emphasized, "Using comedy as a vehicle for good and social progress is who we are." The club's name, The CROW, stands for Comedy Reflects Our World....

  • From NYPost: Megyn Kelly "Smells a Rat" In the Attack on Paul Pelosi and the Media Narrative

    Observer Staff|Nov 6, 2022

    Megyn Kelly isn't buying the San Francisco Police Department's version of events as it investigates the assault on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's husband, notes the New York Post. "I know enough to smell a rat," the former Fox News and NBC star said during her podcast on Monday. During an interview with Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on her SiriusXM podcast on Monday, Kelly blasted any notion that the attack on Paul Pelosi, 82, was politically motivated, pointing out that the suspect, David DePape, 42,...