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Articles from the January 24, 2013 edition

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 News    January 24, 2013

Barbershop Ristorante Moves to Culver

Barbershop Ristorante Moves To Culver Barbershop, the successful pop-up restaurant by Chef Walter el Nagar (Michelin-starred La Botte) and partner Mario Vollera (Piccolo Venice), will relocate to Culver City on January 30. The new location will be at...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Culver Student Wins Photography Award

Congratulations are in order for three California public high school students recently named as the winners of the third annual "Education for All" photography contest, a collaboration between the California Association of African-American...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Culver Students Named to Dean's List at Loyola Marymount

Loyola Marymount University has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the fall 2012 semester. Among them are several local students: • Angelica Cadiente, of Culver City • Bryan Campos, of Culver City • Max Osborne, of Culver City...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

The Lights are On At Culver Dog Park

The Lights are On At Culver Dog Park After 11 years of fundraising and working with the City of Culver City, The Friends of the Culver City Dog Park announce the culmination of their dreams – the dream to build a Dog Park in Culver City has been...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Garden Club Plans Meeting

The Culver City Garden Club will hold its next meeting on February 5, at 7 pm at Star Education, 10117 Jefferson Blvd., in Culver City [between Raintree and Duquesne]. The featured speaker will be Jim Hogue from Cal State Northridge, speaking on...

 
 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    January 24, 2013

Movie Review: Parker

What’s not to love when you’ve got Taylor Hackford behind the camera and Jason Statham, Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce, Clifton Collins Jr., Micah Hauptman, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Lopez and Patti...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Pacific Art Guild Meeting

The Pacific Art Guild will meet Wednesday, February 6 at 7 pm at the Community Room, Westchester Civic Center, 7166 Manchester Avenue, Westchester. Guests are welcome. The guest demonstrator for February will be David Wolfram, who graduated with...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 24, 2013

Linwood Howe Spotlighted At Meeting

Linwood E. Howe Elementary School and Culver City High were the spotlighted schools at the Culver City School Board’s first meeting of the New Year on January 22. Kim Indelicato, principal of...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Senator Price Says 'Make Consumers the Priority'

Senator Price Says ‘Make Consumers The Priority’ Senator Curren D. Price, Jr. (D-Culver City) appeared before the California Health Benefits Exchange Board on Thursday to urge the new state agency to promote awareness and benefits of the...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Adriana Wong Named to Dean's List

Cornell University's Adriana Wong of Culver City has been placed on the Dean's List of the College of Arts and Sciences for Excellence in Scholarship for the fall 2012 semester. The College of Arts and Sciences is Cornell University's largest...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Police Blotter

For January 14 through 21 Car Burglary: On January 14 at 3 pm a victim came to the police department to report her car had been burglarized. The victim said she parked and locked her 2011 Jeep in the 10700 block of Jefferson Boulevard at 1:30 pm. Whe...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

City Manager's Update

January 22, 2013 City Clerk’s Office · Recruitments - The application period for the Finance Advisory Committee closed on January 17. There were 23 applications. The City Council is expected to consider appointments at a meeting in February....

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Veteran Culver Detective Arrested in Nashville

Detective Ryan Thompson, 33, a 10-year veteran of the Culver City Police Department was arrested early Monday morning in Nashville. Culver City Police confirm the arrest. Ryan and a fellow CCPD officer were in Music City to pick up a prisoner at the...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

24 Apply For Finance Advisory Committee

The City received 24 applications for six seats on the newly- formed Finance Advisory Committee. Three seats will be residents of the city and three will be business owners regardless of their residency. The applicants include a former city...

 
 News    January 24, 2013

Dear Editor,

The $75 winner of the "name each of the 50 governors and the amount of his/her annual salary" contest is Efrem Violin. I bet all those who participated were amazed that the average yearly income without benefits is $128,000, or $10,677 per month. As...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 24, 2013

Culver City, Playa Vista, Westchester? Where’s The Border?

LA Clippers Are Finding Out Observer Editor When the Los Angeles Clippers built a training facility on the Westside four years ago they were happy with the location. “Most of our players live...

 
 Sports    January 24, 2013

What's The Fuss About Howard's Smile?

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist One recent night after a Lakers game a panel on the post-game Time-Warner television show discussed the fact Dwight Howard smiles a lot. It was mentioned that previous great Lakers centers Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 24, 2013

Hockey Returns; Kings Enjoy Ceremony, Not Game

Hockey Returns; Kings Enjoy Ceremony, Not Game It was a big day for the Los Angeles Kings at noon on Saturday. They opened up the shortened 48-game 2012-13 NHL season, received their long-awaited...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 24, 2013

Culver Gets First League Win in A Forfeit

The way the Culver City High boy’s basketball team has been going in a 5-14 season any victory was most welcomed. The Centaurs, who had lost their first three Ocean League games, won for the first...

 
 Sports    January 24, 2013

Little League Tryouts This Weekend

Baseball and softball tryouts for boys and girls interested in playing in the Culver City Little League will be held this Saturday and Sunday. All players who want to join must attend at least one of the tryouts, unless they are ill or have another...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    January 24, 2013

UCLA Is Good, But Rebounding Is A Problem

While concentrating on the Lakers and Clippers the last few months I didn’t see many of UCLA’s basketball games. So, when UCLA played Oregon Saturday for the Pac-12 Conference lead I watched...

 
 Sports    January 24, 2013

West LA Women Win Again

The West Los Angeles College women’s basketball team is having an outstanding season with 11 wins in 16 games. Last week the team went to Santa Monica College and emerged with a tense 56-51 victory....