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Articles from the March 27, 2014 edition

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School Bond is "Measure CC" On June 3 Ballot

The bond issue that will help repair a wide array of facilities across all of Culver City Unified School District's 10 school sites will be called Measure CC when it appears on the June 3 ballot....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 27, 2014

Chaminade Ends Culver's March in Playoffs

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter 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...

 

Missing Elderly Person - Harold Lee Robbins

The Culver City Police Department is seeking the public's help in finding a missing person. Herbert Lee Robbins was reported missing from his residence in Culver City. He is described as a...

 

In Memorium

During the 1950's Peter Loomer co-taught with Robert Johnson at Culver City High. They initiated a carefully developed course that combined English and American History; it was termed American...

 

"Raising Up Your Parents"

Caring for an elderly parent? Here’s your chance to get all of your elder care answers in one location. "RAISING UP YOUR PARENTS" has been attended by more than 6,000 adults since 2009. It is a unique free seminar to help adult children, seniors an...

 

A Look Back At 2010

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Recently a friend spoke to me while I was shopping in Aisle 8 and suggested I review a previous issue of the Observer. Casually reaching into the file cabinet...

 

Gluten-free Cooking Class Sunday, March 30

Join in for a gluten-free cooking class at Westside Unity Church, 10724 Barman Avenue, Culver City on Sunday, March 30. Suzanne Peters, a long-time baker and lover of all things bread, speaks on the current research from medical professionals about...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 27, 2014

Champion Centaurs Honored at City Hall

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Centaur Blue and White were the colors flying high over City Hall on Monday night as Culver City High student/athletes were honored not once but twice by local...

 

Olympian Tai Babilonia Elected Chair of the CIF Board

Culver Ice Foundation (CIF) was recently formed as a nonprofit corporation to raise significant funds towards a "nonprofit ice rink business model" to help save and operate the historic Culver City...

 

King Organizes For Ban on Fracking

City Council candidate Christopher Patrick King urged his supports to "keep the pressure on our City officials" to move forward with a strong, defensible ban or moratorium on Fracking. King spoke...

 

The Clock Is Ticking On Gasol's Laker Career

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Just a few more weeks and the Lakers' season will be over. No playoffs this time. Of all the negatives that have occurred the one that bothers me the most is the way...

 
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Movie Review: Sabotage

Scorching the senses with exhilarating action, edge of your seat intrigue and some incredibly riveting plot twists and turns, SABOTAGE is an action powerhouse that thrills not only with explosions,...

 

UCLA Fans Remain Spoiled by Wooden's Success

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The last of John Wooden’s 11 UCLA national championships was won 37 years ago. It’s too bad that Bruin fans remain spoiled. How else can we explain the lack of...

 

Joy Michaels Celebration of Life

Joy Michaels died in February and there was a Celebration of Life held March 15 at the Senior Center where she had served on the board and also been a volunteer. The Senior Center was packed. Her...

 

Police Blotter

March 18 through the 24 Robbery: On March 18 at 2:34 pm, officers responded to the 5800 block of Sepulveda Boulevard regarding a robbery investigation. The officers then talked to the victim who told...

 

Culver City's Most Expensive Neighborhoods By Elementary School

Culver City School District Home Price Comparison This week I thought it would be interesting to see if Culver City's Elementary School District boundaries have any influence over home prices. The...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    March 27, 2014

City Manager's Update

City Clerk’s Office • Election Materials - Sample Ballot Booklets and Permanent Vote by Mail Ballots have been mailed for the upcoming 2014 General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, April...

 
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MOVIE REVIEW: Need For Speed

Since 1994, the "Need for Speed" video game has had 20 different incarnations and racing adventures and is a multi-generational at-home thrill ride worldwide. Given its popularity and commercial...

 
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Movie Review: 3 Days to Kill

Nothing warms my heart more than a father-daughter film - unless it's a father-daughter film with kick-ass action; which means, 3 DAYS TO KILL is killer! Exhilarating! High energy! High Heart! High...

 

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