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 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...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 26, 2016

Mistakes Are Being Made On VA Claims

Are you a veteran? Have you been denied benefits or is your disability rating too low for your actual symptoms? The Inspector General for the Department of Veteran Affairs issued a report last spring...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 19, 2016

Emergency Service May Be Moved From Here

I have mentioned this several times before, so to many it will be no surprise. In the room I use as my office I have five-drawer filing cabinets. a two-drawer filing cabinet, plus numerous boxes so...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 12, 2016

Ending Homelessness Act Is In Progress

Why am I not surprised that the Massachusetts Senate wants to increase the tax on flavored cigars and flavored smoking tobacco? What’s next? If you are planning a surprise party for the leader of th...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 5, 2016

New Veterans Cemeteries Are Being Planned

The State of California will open the third veterans’ cemetery on 78 acres at Seaside in Monterey Country. Planned for 5,000 burial sites on the old Ford Ord reservation, it’s free for the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 28, 2016

Columnist Makes His Election Choices

I can hardly wait the two years until our Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is term-limited out of office. Perhaps before 2018 comes Mark will try to have the voters pass legislation...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 21, 2016

Bakersfield Business Conference Is Coming Up

Can you believe somebody in an Orange County courthouse tampered with office records? With a little whiteout and an eraser, cases were bargained down by lawyers who never represented the “guilty.”...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 14, 2016

How About Judge Harold Cherness Square In Culver City?

Where are you going to be on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m.? If you love jazz like Theodorsia and I do and enjoy listening to international saxophonist Ner De Leon and special guest artist Donna Cunningha...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Culver's Meghan: The LA Woman

As we approach Election Day, April 12th, we have reviewed our choices for the three city council positions up for grabs. Theodorsia and I, like many of our friends and neighbors, plan to vote for...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    News    March 31, 2016

Governor Brown Wants More Zero- Emission Cars

There are about 160,000 zero-emission cars in California, but Governor Jerry Brown wants 1.5 million in use by 2025. California drivers use 14 billion gallons of gasoline and four billion gallons of...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 24, 2016

A New Weapon In The Fight Against Cancer

A 2014 study in the Journal of Rheumatology found that among more than 14,500 adults those whose ring fingers were longer than their index fingers were at increased risk for severe knee osteoarthritis...

 

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