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 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 21, 2015 

No Poking Or Anesthesia by the Doctor?

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I just hate the preparation necessary to get a colonoscopy. The last time the gastroenterology doctor examined me was in January 2015 when he removed seven...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 14, 2015

Ten Years Later He Gets His Wish

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I waited and it took well over 10 years but finally it now appears the government, at least in New York’s State Capitol, is starting to move on a problem I...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 7, 2015

China Builds Submarine Fleet Bigger Than U.S.

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist China’s navy now has a submarine fleet larger than that of the United States, according to a U.S. Admiral’s statement on February 25. “Their submarine...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 30, 2015

Correction

In a recent Neil Rubenstein column it was indicated that a Legion Of honor presentation to Jerry King of Culver City on the USS Iowa would be open to the public. In reality it will be a private...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 30, 2015

Hooray For Local Women Political Figures

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Have you noticed how many good, strong, local female political figures represent us? Karen Bass, Holly Mitchell and Meghan Sahli-Wells are all super, but I enjoy...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 23, 2015

Some Facts About The Vietnam War

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Did you know these statistics of the Vietnam War Memorial Wall? There are 58,267 names now listed. The names are arranged in order by year and then alphabetized....

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 16, 2015

Culver's Jerry King To Be Honored By French Government

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Jerry King, a World War II veteran and member of the Jewish War Veterans (“JWV”) for over 65 years, will be honored by the French government for his heroic...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 9, 2015

A Way to Confront the Economy

By Neil Rubenstein Observer columnist With the economy in such a sick condition you just might be looking for a career change. Perhaps you’re considering Business Management or some other related...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 2, 2015

Betty White to Receive Life Achievement Award

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist On April 26 the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will finally honor Betty White with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd annual Daytime...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 26, 2015

Mayor To Speak On State Of The City

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The monthly General Meeting of the Culver City Democratic Club will be on April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Rotunda Room of Veterans Auditorium. Mayor Sahli-Wells will be...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 19, 2015

Former Fire Chief Sellers Is Enjoying Vacation

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Recently I had the pleasure of discussing the 30-year career and retirement of my good friend, Chief Christopher Sellers. From January 1984 until June 2014, the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 12, 2015

Disease Threatens Orange Crop

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Why not check with Sacramento and see if the State Controller’s Office is holding your money in an unclaimed property account? Call (800) 992-4647 or go to...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 5, 2015

Science Fiction Author Is Coming Here

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Theodorsia and I are looking forward to Saturday, March 14 when from 6 p.m. to 7:30 Dr. Jeffery Clements, author and publisher of APHELION, will review, discuss,...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 26, 2015

Maxine Waters Honored For Major Contributions In Congress

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist It is always a delight being in the Steam-Refrigeration-Air Conditioning & Pipe Fitters Union Hall in Gardena. On Saturday, February 7 over 400 government elected...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 19, 2015

Here's What Culver City Officials Are Paid

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist My dad had many witticisms and when he wanted to make a point he would utter one that just fit perfectly for the situation under discussion. Two of his favorites...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 12, 2015

Beware of Endorsement Claims

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist As my brothers, sister and I were growing up in the southwest part of Los Angeles, Papa, like most parents, gave us good advice and taught his kids strong family...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 5, 2015

Some New Ideas For A New Year

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Can it be true? The pensions for generals and admirals will be trimmed to ensure they make no more in retirement than they earned while in uniform. I guess the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 29, 2015

Columnist Suggests A Vote For Garcia

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I must admit that prior to the Culver City Democratic Club endorsement meeting held on January 14 in the Veterans Auditorium Complex for Community College Board...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 22, 2015

A Vote For Andra Hoffman

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist On March 3 we are electing candidates to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. I have talked to Andra Hoffman and reviewed her background...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 15, 2015

Some New Thoughts For The New Year

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist During the holiday season with large crowds scampering from store to store, my memory recalls the only establishments required by law to have defibrillators are...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 8, 2015

Police Need to Explain Procedures

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The Mayor and the Police Chief should be on the Culver City television station talking about procedures with choke holds, tasers, shoot-to-kill policy, etc.,...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 1, 2015

Online Spying Causes Much Concern

I’m not a computer whiz kid as many of us know, but I have been reading about this new malware and I am very concerned. It seems this advanced malware was used to spy on private companies,...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 25, 2014

Watch Out, You're Being Followed

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Do you sometimes have a feeling you are being followed? I don’t mean by the bad guys but by the law enforcement protectors. Well, friends, your suspicions...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 4, 2014

Judge Cherness To Speak In Culver

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist What are you doing on Dec. 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.? My friend, your friend, our friend, the very Honorable Judge Hal Cherness will speak to the Culver City Democratic...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 27, 2014

Coffee Or Tea? You Decide

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Maria, AKA the wild gypsy lady and I were talking quietly in our usual coffee house. You know the one; it’s by the railroad tracks near the on ramp. She was tel...

 

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