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Articles from the February 6, 2014 edition

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 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

Zoning Issue Slows Rock Climbers

Editors Note: this story is updated from last weeks story entitled SMOKING GUN on Culver City Observer's website By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Prior to the closing of the Culver City Ice...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

City Vows Public Health and Safety Protected

The City of Culver City issued the following statement with regards to the closing of the Culver City Ice Arena: The City of Culver City's highest priority is its commitment to ensuring the public's...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 6, 2014

Centaur Girls Continue Their Surge

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter It's beginning to play like a broken record but it certainly sounds like a finely tuned instrument. The Culver City High girls basketball team won two more 2013-14...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Suspect Sought After Exposing Himself

The Culver City Police Department is seeking the public's help with identifying an indecent exposure suspect. On Wednesday, January 29 at approximately 12:15pm Culver City police officers responded...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

AOL Dumps Patch, All Westside Editors Fired

By Stephen Hadland Culver City Observer Publisher After suffering enormous losses reportedly in the hundreds of millions of dollars in the hyperlocal news market AOL has apparently dumped PATCH into...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 6, 2014

Losses Endanger Culver Boys' Playoff Hopes

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter It's back to the fundamentals after the Culver City High boys basketball team took two more Ocean League hits the hard way. And it's become apparent the fourth...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Deborah Gregory Elected to Ballona Creek Renaissance Board

At its January 28th annual meeting, Ballona Creek Renaissance (BCR) unanimously elected Deborah Gregory to its Board of Directors and to the recently open officer-level position of Board Secretary....

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 6, 2014

I Like Richard Sherman a Lot More Now

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Super Bowl game was decided early as Seattle humiliated Denver. But the controversy surrounding Richard Sherman will linger for awhile. This was the featured...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Culver Agency Pitch Names Wells CCO

Culver City-based agency Pitch has promoted Xanthe Wells from executive creative director to chief creative officer, and has hired Gage Clegg as group creative director. Both were previously at...

 
 Sports    February 6, 2014

Outgoing Commissioner Says Thanks

Dear Mitch, As my 30-year tenure as NBA commissioner concludes, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your reporting on our league. That reporting – favorable or not – played no...

 
 Sports    February 6, 2014

Dodgers' Kasten Named Executive of the Year

The Los Angeles Sports Council has named Dodger President and CEO Stan Kasten as the 2013 Sports Executive of the Year. Kasten will be honored during the 9th Annual LA Sports Awards on Wednesday,...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Mitchell Appointed To Rules and Budget Committees

Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) has been appointed to the Rules Committee of the California Senate on the nomination of Senate President pro tem Darrell Steinberg. The Rules Committee is the...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Culver Students Honored At Ithaca College

Ithaca College congratulates more than 1,400 students who made the Dean's list in the fall 2013 semester. The list includes Martha Fisher of Culver City, who was named for the fall 2013 semester and...

 
 Arts    February 6, 2014

Kentwood Auditions Set For 'The Hollow'

Kentwood Players will hold auditions for Agatha Christie's THE HOLLOW on Saturday, March 22 from noon tom5 pm and Sunday, March 23 from 6 pm to 9:30 with callbacks on Monday, March 24 from 7 pm to 10...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 6, 2014

Lakers Explore Gasol Trade Talks

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Stop me if you've heard this story before -- like last month -- but the Lakers are trying to trade Pau Gasol. If you don't follow pro basketball closely you probably...

 
 Obituaries    February 6, 2014

Former Culver High Teacher Loomer Dies

Wellington Wesley Loomer ("Pete") passed away on January 27, 2014. His life was full, complex, and varied. He gave up a promising career as a band singer and actor to serve his country as a Marine...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Keima Udoka Named to Cornell Dean's List

Cornell University's Keima Udoka 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 2013 semester. The College of Arts...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

The Willows Community School Dedicates New Campus

The Willows Community School celebrated a milestone in the history of the school's commitment to educating children with the Dedication of its New Campus on Sunday, January 26, at 8509 Higuera...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

Komatsu Repeats as CCUSD Spelling Bee Champ

Cooper Komatsu stood tall and confidently spelled the word A-P-P-R-E-H-E-N-S-I-O-N to take home the Ninth Annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title on February 3 at Linwood E....

 
 News    February 6, 2014

WLAC's Updated Construction Plan Approved

West Los Angeles College President Nabil Abu-Ghazaleh was pleased to announce that the college’s updated 2013 – 2036 Facilities Master Plan, which outlines the remainder of the bond-funded construction project, was approved by the Los Angeles...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 6, 2014

IRS Blocks Refund Frauds – Join the Beverly Hills Gravy Train

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. recently brought charges against 72 police officers, eight firemen and five corrections officers among others who filed...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 6, 2014

Dear Editor

Neil Rubenstein takes another swipe at public employees in his column (1/30 – 2/5/’14). He reports Treasurer Bill Lockyear’s observation that the state has “a $5 billion annual shortfall in...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 6, 2014

Dear Editor

This message is for Culver Crest Residents For the past year members of our Neighborhood Association have worked on developing an Emergency Preparedness Program. Our commitment should a disaster...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 6, 2014

Arena Decision Remains On Ice

Observer Reporter The Culver City Ice Arena was again the subject of a drawn-out public comment session and discussion at the Council's meeting Monday night, with an overflow crowd packing the Mike...

 
 By Paul Walsleben    Sports    February 6, 2014

Culver Lacrosse Season Aims High

By Paul Walsleben Special to the Observer When you think of youth sports, many people only think of AYSO soccer and Little League baseball. Local sport parents are discovering that besides the two...

 

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