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 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 8, 2016 

Asia May Be Funding Huge Growth In Inglewood

As reported in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners (Board of Supervisors as it’s called in California) voted 5-0 to spend $13.4 million for the new countywide...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 24, 2016

Columnist Suggests Year-Round Culver Classes

The County of Los Angeles is planning a tax to fund drought planning, which will be introduced in an election after November 2016. When we get to Baltimore, Maryland we plan to see the National Great...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 17, 2016

Will The Culver Sanitation Department Close?

Is the rumored closing of the Culver City Sanitation Department true? Is billionaire medical doctor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, buying the Culver City Sanitation Station and causing the sanitation...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 11, 2016

Your Vehicle May Need A Checkup

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says one vehicle in eight still needs to be checked for defective Takata air bags. NHTSA recommends owners check for recall information, and...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 3, 2016

It Will Be A Long, Long Complex Election Day

This election on November 8 will be so long, what with federal offices, judges, propositions, bonds and taxes, and the “facts” mailed by the pro and anti camps, you just have to wonder how many...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    October 27, 2016

Another Parcel Tax? It's A Possibility

So what happened to the $20 bill? Just how long does it take to remove President Jackson and put in Harriet Tubman? I believe the Central Valley’s bullet train just shot its backers in their feet....

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    October 20, 2016

Columnist Likes Kim Nguyen For Superior Court Judge

Kim Nguyen is running for Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Office 158. Kim placed first in the June primary election, and is now facing off against the second place finisher. Currently, Kim is...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    October 13, 2016

Hot Local Issue On November Ballot

We have all heard about the bad water in Flint, Michigan. Many have read about the mess with water in Compton, but in Atlanta, Georgia the Atlanta Journal - Constitution filed a request through...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    October 6, 2016

How Will Culver City Honor Kirk Douglas' 100th Birthday?

I just wonder what Mayor Clarke and Culver City are planning for Kirk Douglas’s 100th birthday this fall. I thought the September/October 2016 issue of The Saturday Evening Post was particularly...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    September 29, 2016

Here's Some Important Culver Financial Information

Well, folks, the City Hall group that cousin Neil fondly refers to as the “Wing Nuts” are hoping and praying you don’t see the facts and figures before you cast your ballot in November. The...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    September 22, 2016

Columnist Has His Eyes On Las Vegas

For those of you who didn’t have their accounts depleted at Wells Fargo Bank by very nasty bank employees doing mean things, why not celebrate by taking that very special person to Las Vegas? Ever...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    September 15, 2016

Innocent People In Jail? Yes, It Happens

All of us have heard on the radio or seen on television or read in the newspaper about law enforcement agencies doing bad things to good people. How many instances have there been when police and/or...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    September 8, 2016

How About Hiring Women In Culver Fire Department?

In November vote for our firefighters, our paramedics and our police and against the power-grabbing politicians who just want their $250,000 salaries and $200,000 pensions. It seems as though in...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    September 1, 2016

This Sales Tax Will Be On The November 8 Ballot in Arizona

Mayor Clarke and members of the Culver City Council, we need to send a group to Mesa, Arizona on a fact-finding mission. I don’t know what their elected officials do, but we need to know. Voters in...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    August 25, 2016

Some More Thoughts About Martin Cole's Departure

Is it possible? Is it possible? Could the moaning and knees shaking noises coming from the City Hall be from the very nervous and worried pencil sharpeners group members? It’s pure speculation at...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    August 18, 2016

Gas Sales Tax May Be Going Up

Every time we drive the four miles to Costco for gasoline I wear an ear-to-ear smile because these low prices screw Russia, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Also, the Iranians, sometime next year, will...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    August 11, 2016

Locked Up For 36 Years, Innocent Man Sues

Do you remember several articles printed long ago? They were so unbelievably funny or just so very informative that they bear repeating. Therefore, you may see some references that seem familiar...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    August 4, 2016

Locked Up For 36 Years, Innocent Man Sues

Do you remember several articles printed long ago? They were so unbelievably funny or just so very informative that they bear repeating. Therefore, you may see some references that seem familiar...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    August 4, 2016

Special Diet Can Lower Risk Of Breast Cancer

The Washington Post just conducted a yearlong study on police shootings and found cops shot and killed at least 984 people in 2015, many of them under questionable circumstances. Among those killed...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    July 7, 2016

Unfortunately, Hackers Are Keeping Busy

As noted by Time Magazine, New York City police must now give a “receipt” to people they stop and frisk. The change, put forth by a federal monitor, is meant to prevent abuse of power; however,...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    June 30, 2016

Onward And Upward For Holly Mitchell

Nobody has more respect and admiration for our State Senator Holly Mitchell than Theodorsia and I. She has had numerous bills signed by Governor Brown, and she has taken the progressive position in...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    June 23, 2016

Hearing Loss Could Become Diabetes

You are going to England stop in Kent at the Leeds Castle and see the museum with over 100 dog collars. Hearing loss may be an early warning of diabetes. Multiple researc h studies have indicated...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    June 16, 2016

Some IRS Workers Are In Trouble

Mayor de Blasio of the big apple (New York City) told the public of a new crime-fighting device the police recently started using. It’s a shots-fired system that detects gunfire. When the alert went...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    June 9, 2016

A New Big Building Is Coming To Culver City

Did I hear someone say they were going to be in Atlanta, Georgia on October 8th? If so, I just bet they will take part in the 5K Bacon Run. All runners, when they cross the finish line, will be able...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    June 2, 2016

Why Did City Clerk Martin Cole Leave His Job?

Is it possible? Is it possible? Can the moaning and knee-shaking noises coming from city hall be coming from the very nervous and worried pencil sharpeners’ group members? It’s pure speculation...

 

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