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Articles from the February 9, 2011 edition

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 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    February 9, 2011

Gnomeo & Juliet

To be a gnome or not be a gnome; that is the question. And the answer, my friends? Go “gnomal” with the most “GNOMETASTIC” film of the year (and my pick for Best Animated Feature at Oscar 2012...

 
 By Jozelle Smith    News    February 9, 2011

War Veterans to be Remembered

The whistle just blew this week, so there’s still time to join “Itty Bitty Sports” at the Culver-Palms Family YMCA. Session 1 is Mondays & Wednesdays February 7 to March 2 (8 classes) 4 p.m. to 4:45. for boys and girls ages 3-5 years. This...

 
 By Charlie Nardozzi    News    February 9, 2011

Gardening with Charlie - Pruning Fruit Trees

While it's easy this time of year to just daydream about next year's garden, there are some chores to be done. Late winter is the perfect time for one of my favorite garden tasks: pruning fruit trees. Most gardeners are nervous about making cuts to...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 9, 2011

Jaffe Can Apply For Superintendent Board Votes To Amend Contract Language

A packed Board room cheered loudly Tuesday night as the Culver City School Board voted to amend the interim superintendent agreement with Patricia Jaffe, enabling her to be considered for the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 9, 2011

Tito’s Reopens After Crash

The ever popular Tito’s Tacos reopened Tuesday morning after a near tragic crash on Saturday afternoon. An elderly female driver, Marie Stathus, accidently put her car in reverse and hit the gas ped...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 9, 2011

Speakers Praise Mandell, But Still No Vote

Culver City loves its summer concert series and its citizens appreciate the work done by longtime producer Gary Mandell. But despite a show of support by speakers in public comment at the Redevelopmen...

 
 News    February 9, 2011

Del Rey Murder Suspect Still at Large

Despite an early arrest in the case, police have ruled that person out as a suspect in last Friday’s murder of 29-year-old Michael John Baldwin in the 550 block of Margaret Avenue in the Del Rey neighborhood bordering Culver City. Baldwin, who was...

 
 Arts    February 9, 2011

LACMA And Getty Acquire Art, Archive

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and the J. Paul Getty Trust are pleased to announce their joint acquisition of art and archival materials by or associated with Robert Mapplethorpe, one of the great photographers of the second half of...

 
 News    February 9, 2011

College Unaware Of Recent Drilling

“West Los Angeles College was in no way aware of, or involved with the recent drilling of a new oil well by Plains Exploration and Production (PXP),” stated John Oester, WLAC’s Vice President of Operations. The college was told that the...

 
 News    February 9, 2011

Culver Street to be Closed Saturday Morning

There will be the temporary closure of eastbound National Boulevard from Washington Boulevard to Wesley Street in Culver City on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Traffic Impacts: • Westbound traffic will not be affected. • Eastbound National...

 
 News    February 9, 2011

Westfield Culver City Gives New Chevy To College Student

Westfield Culver City ran an “Enter to Win” promotion during the 2010 Holiday Season to give away a new Chevy Cruze valued at over $25,000. Thousands of eager shoppers filled out forms in the...

 
 News    February 9, 2011

Boosters to Host 5th Annual Casino Night

The Culver City High School Booster Club will present its annual “Casino Night” fundraiser on Saturday, February 26. The event will be held at Vets Auditorium from 6:30 .m. to 11:30. Advanced ticket sales are now available for $20/person and can...

 
 News    February 9, 2011

Meteorites Will Be Meeting Topic

The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club invites you to join them at their next monthly meeting where Brett Johnson from the Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society will present “On the Hunt for Meteorites”. The presentation will explore Extraterrestrial...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 9, 2011

UCLA’s Love Returns As An All-Star

A highlight for me of this month’s NBA all-star game at Staples Center will be the presence of Kevin Love. The third year member of the Minnesota Timberwolves returns here after playing one year at...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    February 9, 2011

Neuheisel (It’s Not My Fault) Survives

Throughout my sportswriting career I’ve believed coaches know more about their teams than anyone in the media. That’s because they see their players and assistant coaches every day and we...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    February 9, 2011

Culver’s Armstrong Picks Hawaii

Ever since he was 10 years old, watching college football games on TV, Ijumaa Armstrong wanted to play football for the University of Hawaii. Armstrong got that wish granted last week when the Culver City High safety signed a letter-of-intent to...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    February 9, 2011

Culver Gets 19th Win Playoffs Are Coming Up

Culver City High boys’ basketball coach Jonathan Chapman wasn’t all that surprised with how last week went for the Centaurs. Culver City lost both of its games last week, Ocean League contests to...

 
 
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