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Articles from the March 28, 2012 edition

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 News    March 28, 2012

New Expo Line to Open on April 28

Construction Continues on Culver City Station Los Angeles Mayor and Metro Board Chair Antonio Villaraigosa announce that the new light rail line between downtown Los Angeles and Culver City will open to the public on Saturday, April 28. Opening to...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

CTG Names Theatre Educator Fellows

Center Theatre Group has elected four teachers for the 2012 Theatre Educator Fellowship Program. Designed by CTG’s Education and Community Partnerships department and supported by a grant from JP Morgan Chase & Co., CTG’s Theatre Educator...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Culver Resident Assigned To Historic Church

The Rev. Leonardo “Leo” V. Wilborn was recently installed as interim pastor of Crenshaw United Methodist church, located at 3740 Don Felipe Drive in Los Angeles. Rev. Wilborn is a member of the Culver City High class of 1980, a long time...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Culver Resident Assigned To Historic Church

Garden Club to Meet in Culver The Culver City Garden Club will return to Culver City for its April 3 meeting. will meet at Star Education, 10117 Jefferson Blvd., at 7:30 pm There is parking on the street and in lots in the back. Bart O'Brien, from...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

WLAC Gallery Presents New Show

The art gallery at West Los Angeles College presents “A Decadent Work” by Renée A. Fox, a Los Angeles artist and the director of Beacon Arts Building from now until April 7. The artist will paint one 15 x 60 foot mural directly on a large curved...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Pacific Art Guild Meeting

The Pacific Art Guild will meet Wednesday, April at 7 p.m. at the Community Room, Westchester Civic Center, 7166 W. Manchester Avenue., Westchester. Guests are welcome. The guest demonstrator for April will be Chuck Kovacic, who obtained a BFA in...

 
 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    March 28, 2012

Movie Review: Mirror Mirror

When director Tarsem Singh told me back in the Fall of 2011 that MIRROR MIRROR was (1) unlike anything he had done before, (2) unlike any "Snow White" story that had been previously done, (3) was...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

We are fortunate to be able to vote for Meghan Sahli-Wells for City Council. She is a true visionary and an excellent communicator. I am impressed that Meghan continually demonstrates these leadership skills in her roles with the Downtown...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

In this era of polarization rather than collaboration, we need City Council representatives that are accessible, responsive and reasonable team players. We need Council members who are willing to make the tough decisions that will preserve our...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

I’m happy to get the chance to vote for Scott Malsin for City Council in the upcoming election. Like so many Culver City residents, I’ve come to know Scott as a persistent voice of reason on the Council, often placing himself between opposing...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

There’s a lot at stake in the upcoming elections in Culver City. Our town, like every other in California, has been hit hard by the recent economic slump and the resulting budget constraints. Nevertheless, Culver City has weathered the storm...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

Mr. Malsin, Integrity Matters As the candidates for City Council seek the votes of residents of the Culver City community, they make representations and promises concerning what they believe in, what they will support, vote for, and for the positions...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

I have had the privilege of participating in Culver City elections for the last 45 years as a candidate and supporter of candidates. Culver City residents have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to support qualified men and women who have...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 28, 2012

Council Approves Car Show, IndieCade

Council Approves Car Show, IndieCade City Will Pay IndieCade Hard Costs As in past years, the popular Culver City Car Show, held every May, and IndieCade, the video game show held in October, will be...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

I am a huge supporter of Scott Malsin and have been since way before he was ever a Culver City Councilmember. I knew that with his determination, perseverance and intelligence he would be a huge asset to our city. I was right. Just look at his...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Neighbors

I’ve lived around the corner from Scott Malsin for the past 12 years. He is truly my “neighbor.” I got to know Scott when he was working to have trees planted along my street and throughout our neighborhood. It was the first in a long list of...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Police Blotter

For March 20 through 26. Residential Burglary: On March 20 at 2:42 pm officers responded to the 3800 block of Sawtelle Boulevard regarding a burglary investigation. The officers spoke with the victim and he told them the following; he and his wife...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

City Tavern’s First Anniversary to Benefit Culver Historical Society

City Tavern, located at 9739 Culver Blvd., will celebrate its first anniversary on Tuesday and has invited the Culver City Historical Society (CCHS) to be the beneficiary of the celebratory evening. City Tavern has pledged to give the CCHS a...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

O’Leary Announces Endorsements

Mayor Mehaul O’Leary feels deeply honored to be the only City Council re-election candidate with these broad-spectrum endorsements from employee, environmental, business groups and prominent Democrats who represent Culver City. Culver City...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Dear Editor

A recent letter from Nancy Kuechle expressed her support for Scott Malsin. With all due respect for Nancy and what I believe are Mr. Malsin's good intentions, my perceptions differ. Malsin's website, under “Protecting the Character of Our City” s...

 
 News    March 28, 2012

Birthdays

Happy Birthday greetings go out to Doneil Weissman, Don Perlick, Don Ericsson, Andy Weissman, Maureen Genteman, Marilyn Freiden Clark, Bev Peterson, Jody Hall Esser, Elizabeth Hawkes, Sheila Benjamin, Bernice Mathison, Carly Priebe, Claire Skelley,...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 28, 2012

Culver Wins First Two league Baseball Games

In its opening week of Ocean league play the Culver City High baseball team defeated Beverly Hills twice, 15-4 and 3-1. In Tuesday’s game Tyler Mark struck out six batters in four innings before...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 28, 2012

Tebow In New York: It Had To Be

We all should have known. The Tim Tebow story which captivated pro football fans last season, had to get to New York. It was a good story in Denver, when the quarterback supposedly lacking skills...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    March 28, 2012

Dodgers’ New Era Begins With Magic

Frank McCourt’s eight years as the Dodgers’ owner were filled with unprecedented turmoil. But, like Magic, the saga has come to an end. A group headed by Lakers’ legend Magic Johnson, funded by...