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Articles from the December 3, 2021 edition

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  • Adoption Fees Waived for All Cats and Dogs in Care for Over 10 Days

    LA County Dept of Animal Care and Control|Dec 3, 2021

    Los Angeles County Animal Shelters announced: Adoption Fees Waived for All Cats and Dogs in Care for Over 10 Days....

  • 1,780 Unclaimed Dead in LA County in 2018 Cremated and Buried Wednesday in Mass Grave

    Los Angeles County|Dec 3, 2021

    A non-denominational interfaith virtual burial ceremony will be held by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, L.A. County Department of Health Services, Department of Decedent Affairs and LAC+USC Medical Center Chaplains at the Los Angeles County Crematory and Cemetery to remember and honor the unclaimed dead. Local faith leaders will preside over the burial of 1,780 decedents in a single mass grave. To continue the tradition of honoring the unclaimed dead, event organizers will show a...

  • Tips for Dealing with an Alzheimer's Patient

    John Grimaldi, Association of Mature American Citizens|Dec 3, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, Nov 26 -- More than six million Americans have been diagnosed as having Alzheimer's Disease and that number is growing at too fast a rate; the projection is that the numbers of Alzheimer's patients will more than double by 2050. According to the Alzheimer's Association, 11.2 million Americans are volunteer caregivers for loved ones with the disease. In fact, family members and friends account for 83% of all Alzheimer's caregivers. The pros are trained to know what to do, but...

  • Blown Away: NASA Releases Video of The Sound of Wind Blowing On Mars from the Perseverance Rover

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Dec 3, 2021

    NASA has released video from the Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars, complete with audio. Nasa has tried to record Martian sound before, but the audio is clear and well, haunting. It may be seen at this link: The Martian atmosphere is 1/90th as thick as the air on Earth. It is mostly carbon dioxide as opposed to our planet's oxygen/nitrogen atmosphere. There is water vapor present too, much less than on Earth. NASA's...

  • South Carolina is the Most Wedding Obsessed State, with Folks in SC Googling wedding items More than in Other States

    India Carter, Digital Marketing and PR at Search Intelligence LTD|Dec 3, 2021

    A new study by wedding photography experts Printique analyzed 26 essential factors in a wedding based on how much they are Googled in each U.S state, from wedding dresses and honeymoon to seating plans and best man speeches. The study found that South Carolina is the most wedding-obsessed state with an average wedding search score of 65.9. The state scored highly in multiple categories, all of which are measured out of 100, including 93 for "wedding band", 89 for "wedding dresses" and recorded...

  • Christmas Caroling Planned for the Montana Ave Holiday Art Walk and at Edgemar, on Two Weekends

    Leslie Reed, KTR PRomo

    Local group...the Off Their Jingle Bell Rockers will be performing once again at the Montana Avenue Holiday Walk on Saturday, December 4th, 2021 from 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. The Rockers will also be performing again at The Main Street Holiday Extravaganza, Saturday December 11th 2021 from 6:00p.m. at Edgemar Place - at the famous shopping cart Christmas tree created by designed by Santa Monica artist Anthony Schmitt. The annual event runs from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. begins with a tree lighting at...

  • 2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Elevate The Gift Giving With Experience Gifts

    Chanin Victor, Staff Writer|Dec 3, 2021

    HAVE YOU DONE YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING YET? The Santa Monica Observer would like to share with you the 2021 Holiday Gift Guide: Elevate The Gift Giving With Experience Gifts from our friends over at Santa Monica Macaroni Kid. Definitely check out this amazing Gift Guide! The holidays are here, and if you're like me, you want to be the one who gets THE perfect gift for everyone on your list. I mean, let's face it, sometimes you need a unique gift for that person who has everything, it happens!!!...