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Articles from the November 16, 2020 edition

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  • In Explosive TV Interview, Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Claims the Dems Stole the Presidential Election from Trump

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 16, 2020

    An attorney representing the Trump campaign in lawsuits in Michigan, Wisconsin and other states claims that the Trump campaign now has explosive evidence to demonstrate that the 2020 presidential election was manipulated in Joe Biden's favor. Speaking on Fox News to Maria Bartiromo Sunday 11/15, Sidney Powell is not terribly specific. She says Dominion software is completely unreliable, that it's been used by Hugo Chavez and China to steal elections. She claims that hundreds of thousands of...

  • Arts administration isn't brain surgery-it's harder.

    Tim Tunks, Special to the Observer|Nov 16, 2020

    Arts administration isn't brain surgery-it's harder. With brain surgery, the person you have to please is happy if they wake up. If they don't wake up, they won't be around to be unhappy. With arts administration there are a lot more stakeholders who all must be led and cajoled and coordinated to fulfill their individual disparate roles before the installation is complete. Like sex, orchestral music and synchronized swimming, it's best when all finish at the same time-a feat requiring...

  • Diehard Trump Supporters Hold Rallies in Los Angeles, Other US Cities

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 16, 2020

    If you follow US Politics, you know that things are not looking good right now for the campaign to re elect Donald J. Trump as US President. Only a few states (Arizona, North Carolina and Georgia) are still counting, and democrat Joe Biden is ahead in them all. He already has the electoral college votes to ascend to the White House. The mainstream media, even Fox News, have all called the election for Biden. Nevertheless, a few diehard Trump supporters are holding rallies in Los Angeles and...

  • Santa Monica Place Offers Contactless Santa Visits, Festive Live Music, and Convenient Shopping and Dining

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Nov 16, 2020

    Santa Claus is coming to town, even in 2020. It's a Covid-19 Christmas, but not to worry. The high end shopping arcade will offer physically distanced activities and "Contactless visits with Santa." And that's fine with me. Personally, I always found sitting in the old guys lap kind of creepy. And my wife really had a problem with it. Press release from the shopping arcade follows: This holiday season, Santa Monica Place will offer an array of physically-distanced, festive activities for the...

  • UC Barred from Using Standardized Tests in Admissions and other stories: Monday Morning Memo

    Association of Deputy District Attorneys|Nov 16, 2020

    Courts & Rulings Judge rules that passage of SB 394 violated state Constitution Instead of having the opportunity to present his case before the parole board next summer, convicted murderer Nathen Ramazzini will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after a Sacramento County Superior Court judge ruled that the passage of Senate Bill 394 violated the California Constitution. The Appeal Democrat High Court tosses immunity for guards accused of keeping inmate in filthy cells Texas prison...