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Articles from the April 10, 2014 edition

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 News    April 10, 2014

Library Closing Is Rescinded

The Library Centennial Renovation Celebration Project was to commence at the Julian Dixon Library in Culver City on Monday, April 21 for one year. Staff at the branch library was informed on Tuesday...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Free State Tax Assistance Available Online

With only a few days left in the tax filing season, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) reminds taxpayers about free online tax help online. Taxpayers can access a number of resources at FTB's website: ftb....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 10, 2014

Cooper, Clarke Are Re-Elected

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Throughout the evening the election was never in doubt. From the absentee ballots which were counted first to the last precinct councilmembers Jeff Cooper and...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Police Chief Retires

Culver City Police Chief Don Pedersen has announced his retirement. He has served as chief for eight years. According to informed sources Pedersen will join the newly created Los Angeles County...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

West Beats The Pros Again At Aviation Maintenance Competition

The Aviation Mechanics team from West Los Angeles College took first place in the “Turbine Engine Event” again at their second appearance at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) at AviationPros LIVE in Las Vegas last week. The West competi...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 10, 2014

Culver City Education Foundation: From Little Acorns Great Trees Grow

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist It wasn't that long ago that many of us were called by Barbara Netzel and Harry Jones to attend the formation meeting of the Culver City Education Foundation....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 10, 2014

Culver Baseball Gets A New Scoreboard

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter It's time to keep score in a brand new way. Culver City High baseball opens its 2014 Ocean League campaign this week on the road against Beverly Hills High on...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 10, 2014

Meet Michelle Curry Off The Basketball Court

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Culver City High was blessed the day Michelle Curry enrolled at the school in August of 2013. Mutually, she has been accepted, rewarded by and impressed with the scho...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new website that allows Californians to easily track every tax dollar raised by Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase approved by voters in November 2012 to stabilize the fiscal health of K-12 schools and community colleges.

State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new website that allows Californians to easily track every tax dollar raised by Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase approved by voters in November...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 10, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Elaine Hirohama and Nancy Kuechle, co-presidents Culver City Friends of the Library and to whom it may concern, I truly do not understand how you can feel "delighted"!? To announce that...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 10, 2014

It's Crazy, It's Goofy, It's The NBA

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Here's that time of the year again when talented teams with excellent coaches are in danger of finishing as failures. It gets crazier every year because only eight Wes...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    April 10, 2014

Giants Send a Message: Look Out, Dodgers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Dodgers have been favored by numerous media outlets as favorites to win the World Series. Their off-season spending spree, totaling a record $240 million, is the...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Culver City Neighborhood Walk Day for School Bond, Measure CC

Proponents of Culver City School Bond Measure CC will hold a Citywide Walk Day beginning at 9:30 am on Saturday, April 12 to get the word out to all neighborhood precincts encouraging voters to...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    April 10, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW SPECIAL: A Springtim Mix and Match

With Spring in full bloom and along with it the freewheeling spirit of growth, vibrancy, color and the brightness of a new day after a long cold winter, not to mention spring breaks taking hold...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 10, 2014

Kemp, Ramirez Spark Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter If there are “Twin Towers” in baseball, they would have to be Dodgers sluggers Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp as they both cranked out two homers in the final...

 
 By Culver City Police Department    News    April 10, 2014

Police Blotter

Commercial Burglary: On April 4 at 9:31 am, officers responded to the 10600 block of Culver Boulevard regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them the following;...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 10, 2014

Movement Begins To Restore Redevelopment Agencies

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Since the dissolution of the state’s redevelopment agencies in January 2012, California cities have been up the proverbial creek when it comes to money for...

 
 Obituaries    April 10, 2014

30-Year Resident Sanchez Dies at 65

Indalecio Romo Sanchez died on March 24, 2014. He was born in Mexico March 3, 1949 and became a resident of Culver City for over 30 years. "Papi, you took a piece of us with you when you went to...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    April 10, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Muppets Most Wanted

"It's the Muppets again! It's the Muppets again! It's. The. Muppets. Agaaaaain!" That's right!! They're back (for the eighth time, in case you're keeping count) and not only most wanted, but most...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    April 10, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN

For those of you who are fans of or remember Jay Ward's legendary "The Bullwinkle Show"/"The Rocky & Bullwinkle Show" and particularly the "Peabody's Improbable History" segments created by Ted...