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Articles from the December 24, 2021 edition

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  • Elon Musk and Elizabeth Warren Take Shots at Each Other over Taxes on Twitter.

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Dec 24, 2021

    Plenty of snark on display Tuesday night as Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren tweeted about Tesla CEO Elon Musk. "Let's change the rigged tax code so The Person of the Year will actually pay taxes and stop freeloading off everyone else," tweeted Warren. "You remind me of when I was a kid and my friend’s angry Mom would just randomly yell at everyone for no reason," tweeted Musk in reply. "Stop projecting!" "And if you opened your eyes for 2 seconds, you would realize I will pay more taxes t...

  • Many Seniors are Alone for Christmas

    John Grimaldi, Association of Mature American Citizens|Dec 24, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC, Dec 17 – Too many senior citizens come down with a case of Holiday Blues this time of the year. It's not a very "jolly" season – especially if you're old and living alone. The National Council on Aging [NCOA] estimates that 28% or more of folks in the 65-plus segment of the population live alone and while it can be tough on them each and every day, the holiday season is an especially rough reminder of their solitary lives. NCOA says that "Loneliness is more than an emotional iss...

  • LA County Covid Cases Triple in 48 hours.

    Sarah Storkin, Observer Staff Writer|Dec 24, 2021

    The daily number of Covid cases in Los Angeles County has gone from 3,054 on Tuesday December 21, to 8,633 on Thursday, December 23rd. Some experts believe that the Omicron variant is responsible for the apparent surge in cases. The Omicron variant is 80% less likely to kill or severely sicken patients, than the Delta variant. The silver lining of the highly infectious Omicron variant, is that people infected with it will gain immunity to other forms of Covid as well. Public Health Reports...