• America: Divided We Stand, Together We Fall

    Shelly Palmer On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, circa 2:30pm, a 19-year-old gunman shot 17 people to death and injured over a dozen others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. “Breaking News” coverage was ubiquitous, and when I awoke Thursday morning, smartphone video had found its way...
  • “Annihilation”: Q&A with Writer-Director Alex Garland

    The mind behind “Ex Machina” discusses his new film which weaves a story of a curious world inside our own Arturo Hilario El Observador Based on the acclaimed novel “Annihilation” by Jeff Vandermeer, Director Alex Garland was in charge of bringing to life the story of a female-driven group...
  • Calif. Desert National Monuments Turn 2 Amid Development Concerns

    Suzanne Potter California News Service JOSHUA TREE, Calif. – Two years ago today, President Barack Obama created three new national monuments in the California desert: called Mojave Trails, Sand to Snow and Castle Mountains. Supporters held a community event to celebrate, noting that tourism to the area has increased...
  • Supervisor Cortese Calls for a Gun Violence and Mental Health Summit

    Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese In the wake of the recent Florida school shooting, Supervisor Dave Cortese will ask the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, February 27, to reaffirm the County’s efforts to prevent gun-related deaths and mass shootings and formally endorse the March for Our Lives school safety...
  • Rooting for Potatoes: The Spud Makes A Comeback

    NewsUSA Forget low-carb diets and Atkins; those sweet, succulent spuds are once again finding their place among meat and vegetables at the dinner table. To celebrate its return to center stage, Kita Roberta of Girl Carnivore is recognizing the health benefits of a plant-based diet, while still including your...
  • Recibiendo su pedido en línea: una guía de principio a fin

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Hay algunos artículos que solo puede encontrar en línea, y los minoristas en línea a menudo tientan a los compradores con ofertas increíbles. Desafortunadamente, no todos los pedidos en línea llegan a su casa de manera segura, y hay algunos lugares donde...
  • 5 ways 
neighborhoods of concentrated disadvantage harm children

    Vanessa Sacks Child Trends Americans, by and large, live next door to people of the same race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. Residential segregation by race remains high despite declines over the past several decades, and segregation by income is on the rise. Segregation by race or ethnicity and by socioeconomic...
  • PREVENTION OF SCHOOL MASSACRES USING HIGH PERFORMANCE WEAPONRY

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR After the latest school massacre which happened at Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day this year, all documents regarding the U.S. Constitution’s Second Amendment were reviewed (sources: Wikipedia). Fellow students, parents, family members, and community all were traumatized and grieved. School officials had to deal with...
  • A Look at “The King and I”

    Arturo Hilario El Observador   Recently we had the chance to talk to a performer in the Broadway production of “The King and I”, which is going to be presented at the San Jose Center for the Performing Arts from Tuesday February 20th to Sunday February 25th. It is...