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Articles from the March 20, 2014 edition

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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 20, 2014

Chaminade Ends Culver's March In Playoffs

Even great dreams and journeys must come to an end. And the campus of Chaminade High in West Hills was that final stop for the Culver City High girls basketball team as the Centaurs lost in the CIF...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 20, 2014

Mayor Reports: All Is Well

Mayor Jeff Cooper delivered his address before a sellout crowd at the 34th Annual Mayor's Luncheon at the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel on Tuesday. The Annual Mayor's Luncheon is sponsored by the Culver...

 
 Health    March 20, 2014

Children's Hospital Los Angeles – Santa Monica Celebrates Grand Opening

Highlighted by a special ribbon cutting ceremony, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles - Santa Monica commemorated its grand opening March 11, marking the creation of CHLA’s fourth outpatient care center since 2010. The hospital’s Santa Monica-based...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Complete Text of Mayor's Luncheon Speech

Below is the full text of Mayor Jeff Coopers speech at the 34th annual Mayor's Luncheon at the DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel and sponsored by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce: Thank you all for...

 
 Health    March 20, 2014

Obamacare Workshop

RightWay B.C. Church is hosting a workshop on the Affordable Care Act, know in California as "Covered California." The special presentation to learn more about Covered California will be held on...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Ms. Senior California Contestants Needed

The door is open to all senior women, age 60 years or more and an American citizen, to enter the Ms. Senior California of America pageants. The Ms. Senior Culver City preliminary pageant will be held...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Sex Trafficking Program at Culver-Palms Church

The Social Justice & Mission Ministry Team at Culver-Palms United Methodist Church will present a luncheon program on Sunday, March 23, from noon until 1:15 pm. Grecia Reyes, who holds a Master's...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Author, Cinematographer to Discuss MGM Backlots at Culver Historical Society Meeting

Stephen Sylvester, author of M-G-M Hollywood's Greatest Backlot, and Academy award winning cinematographer Fred Koenekamp will share the spotlight at the next general meeting of Culver City...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

How to Navigate Change at Westside Unity Church

Gary Szenderski, author, branding specialist and instructor in marketing at UC Irvine, will present a seminar on how to navigate change Sunday, March 23 from 2 pm to 4 at Westside Unity Church.. Whether you are a small business owner or an...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Remembering Culverites, Zaragosa, Sellers, Davidson and Violin

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I was wondering, what does one do when it rains cats and dogs? Since we are in a drought I didn’t spend much time dwelling on this subject. Maria, AKA “the...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Councilmember Clarke and Non-Profit Day At Culver High

An extraordinary event happened last month in the courtyard of Culver City High thanks to the creative thinking and coordination of Councilmember Jim Clarke. It began when Clarke spoke to Nick...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Dear Editor

The contract between the City and Redflex ends on March 28, so it's likely the council agenda for March 24 will include a staff recommendation to add another five years of red light cameras. Here are...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 20, 2014

Culver Girls Win Two State Playoff Games

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Play by play, quarter by quarter, game by game the 2013-14 Culver City High girls basketball team is raising the bar of success while rewriting the school's record...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Dear Editor

Culver City should soon decide to end the use of red light cameras, for many different reasons. Red light camera tickets send about two thirds to three quarters of the total fine revenue out of the...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Ammonia Removal at Ice Arena Is Complete

The City would like to update the community about the status of the implementation of the Culver Ice Arena's Facility Closure Plan. The Culver City Fire Department, which is monitoring the...

 
 Sports    March 20, 2014

NASCAR Nationwide Series Official Race Report

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 5 16TH ANNUAL TREATMYCLOT.COM "300" AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY Fontana, CA - March 22, 2014 2-Mile Oval 150 Laps - 300 Miles Purse: $1,269,388 ________________________________________ Fin Str Car Series Bonus...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 20, 2014

Initial Impact: Knicks Win, Lakers Lose

After Phil Jackson was introduced Tuesday as president of New York Knicks basketball operations no player immediately changed teams. But the initial impact is that it was a grand day for the Knicks...

 
 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Former Culver Resident Marianne Tooley Dies

Marianna (McGaughey) Tooley, formerly of Culver City, passed away peacefully on February 26, 2014 in Mobile, AL. She was born in Worland, Wyoming on August 15, 1934 to the late Charles and Mary McGaughey. Marianna is pre-deceased by her parents and...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Gertrude Diamond Turns 100

Gertrude Diamond, a remarkable woman, is turning 100 within the next few days. She has been a member of the Culver City senior center for many years, and attends the Jewish/Yiddish Cultural Group,...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

CCEF Recognizes Community Stars

Supporting and educating every student at all Culver City schools takes more than teachers, staff and volunteers. It takes a community dedicated to our children and their future. CCEF is proud to reco...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Here Comes Purim, Passover

Culver City’s rabbi Yossi Grossman and wife Sara of Chabad in Culver City wish you a happy Purim and Passover. Here are upcoming events: PURIM: Saturday night, March 15 @8PM Havdalah, Hamantashen and Megilah reading. RSVP: rabbi@jewishcc.com...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 20, 2014

How Can The Lakers Allow This?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As of this writing, Phil Jackson and the New York Knicks are making progress on details of a contract that will bring him to the team with total control in running...

 
 Obituaries    March 20, 2014

Culver Business Leader Red Betts Dies at 87

Harrison Ford "Red" Betts passed away on March 1 at the age of 87. Betts was the owner of Betts-Sine Lumber Company which was located on East Washington Blvd. for many years. He served as President...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Christopher Patrick King Fundraiser Through The Ages

Do you remember the Meralta Theater, the Culver Movie Theater, or Sagebrush Cantina? These places were the heart of downtown Culver City decades ago and many of you may not remember them, but you are...