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Articles from the January 16, 2014 edition

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 By Culver City Police Department    News    January 16, 2014

Culver City Police Blotter

January 7 through 13 Car Burglary: On January 7 at 8:30 am, a victim called the police department to report that his 1967 Ford truck had been burglarized. The victim said he parked and locked his...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Harter Bus Stops May Be Removed

Due to the future Culver Blvd. Realignment Project, both the eastbound and westbound bus stops at Culver Blvd./Harter Ave. are being considered for removal. The city is inviting the public to comment...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Councilmember Clarke Takes Firefighter Ride

Councilmember Jim Clarke was privileged recently to ride along with the Fire Department to experience what happens during a Culver City firefighters day. In the past he has been on a Police ride and...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Holly Mitchell Bill Would Repeal Family Aid Cap

Sacramento – Introducing her first bill as a member of the California Senate, SB899 by Holly J. Mitchell (D-South Los Angeles) would repeal the Maximum Family Grant (MFG) rule in the CalWORKs...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Culver King Day: 64 Ways to Practice Nonviolence

Culver City will host a day-long celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 18, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

ALERT: Air Quality Advisory Issued

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory today for portions of Los Angeles County. Air quality may reach the Unhealthy range or higher in these areas due to the...

 
 Obituaries    January 16, 2014

Former Culver Resident Capps Dies

Sharon Capps passed away unexpectedly of a heart attack on the morning of Wednesday, January 8. She was 62 years old. She was born Sharon Lynne Jones in Santa Monica on October 29, 1951. Her parents...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 16, 2014

Advances in AIDS Drugs, Explosive Sensors, Eye Scanners

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Although not much has been heard about HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, in recent years three new medications have been developed to keep the disease in check:...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 16, 2014

Culver Takes Major Football Honors

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Culver City High's 2013 championship football season was officially honored when 15 members including the head coach were named to the 2013 Ocean League all-league te...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 16, 2014

Clippers Expose Lakers' Problems

An injury-depleted Lakers team was dominated by the Clippers, their intra-Staples Center rivals, being blown-out, 123-87, on Friday. The 36-point victory margin was the Clippers' largest ever against...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    January 16, 2014

City Manager's Update

City Clerk’s Office • Want to receive information about the City’s 2014 Election? The City Clerk’s Office has established a webpage with important items related to the April 8, 2014 Election...

 
 Sports    January 16, 2014

Chris Paul Named Sportsman of the Year

The Los Angeles Sports Council has named L.A. Clippers point guard and six-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul the 2013 Sportsman of the Year. Paul will be honored during the ninth Annual LA Sports Awards,...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 16, 2014

NBA - Day Of Decision

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Any player on the roster of a National Basketball Association team on January 8 has his contract guaranteed for the rest of the season. In view of that, the day of...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 16, 2014

Much-Maligned BCS Provides Classic Finale

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Until Monday night, Texas' comeback win over USC in 2006 was considered the greatest championship game in the 16-year history of the Bowl Championship Series. But in...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

House Is Built in A Day in Culver City

USModular Home Builders was in Culver City recently to assemble a two- story home with 1,800 square feet of living space. The home was built in four modules, three on the first floor and one on the se...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    January 16, 2014

Movie Review - The Invisible Woman

I am in awe of THE INVISIBLE WOMAN. Directed by Ralph Fiennes and written by Abi Morgan based on Claire Tomalin's book, THE INVISIBLE WOMAN is the story of Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan, a much...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Muddy Leek Bar and Restaurant To Support Cultural Programs

The Culver City Cultural Affairs Foundation invites you bring your family and friends to Muddy Leek Bar and Restaurant to raise funds for cultural programs in Culver City. The location is 8631...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    January 16, 2014

Movie Review - Grudge Match

Thank you director Peter Segal, Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Jon Bernthal and Kevin Hart for giving me a great Christmas present with GRUDGE MATCH. The fictional story of former boxers Henry...

 
 Health    January 16, 2014

Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center Goes National

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services announces that its Suicide Prevention Center has just established operations as a Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) Core Region Center, one of only five such centers...

 
 Arts    January 16, 2014

Dee-lightful Announces New Production

Culver City's children's musical theatre group, dee-Lightful Productions, announces its upcoming production of Disney's High School Musical, Jr., on January 18 and 19. Under the direction of Founder...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Culver Student Named To Dean's List

East Tennessee State University has announced the names of students who attained a grade point average qualifying them for inclusion in the dean's list for the fall 2013 semester. The list includes...

 
 Obituaries    January 16, 2014

Culver Grad Glen Adair Dies at 69

Our dear husband, father, brother, mentor, teacher, and friend passed away peacefully on Christmas Day with family by his side. Glen Edward Adair was born in Santa Monica, on January 6, 1944. He...

 
 News    January 16, 2014

Agape Founder to Speak at Culver King Celebration

Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith of Agape International Spiritual Center will be the keynote speaker at Culver City's ninth Annual Celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. "What did Dr....

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    January 16, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW FAMILY FUN: The Legend Of Hercules and The Nut Job

One of the great strengths of THE LEGEND OF HERCULES lies in the story origins and bringing in Sean Hood and Daniel Giat as screenwriters, tapping into Hood’s experience with mythology and...