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Articles from the May 1, 2014 edition

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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 1, 2014

Lakers Plan Long Search For New Coach

The Lakers have indicated they plan a long search for a coach to replace Mike D’Antoni, who resigned last week following two unsuccessful seasons. The Lakers are in the difficult position of being...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 1, 2014

Meghan Sahli-Wells Sworn in as Culver City's Mayor

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter "Our new mayor is incoming, "But wait, she is outgoing. "Her personality clearly shines through." --Dr. Janet Hoult, from "Outgoing/Incoming" a poem she read to...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 1, 2014

A Way to Aid Children's Vocal Skills

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Is your child musically talented? For those students who would like to develop their vocal skills from the most basic concepts through the college level, the...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    News    May 1, 2014

CLIPPERS OWNER STERLING RECEIVES LIFETIME BAN

After NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday morning the voice on the racial rant alleged to be Clippers owner Donald Sterling is indeed Sterling the commissioner took action. Sterling has...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Bomb Threat Hoax Exposed

Parts of downtown Culver City were blocked off Friday afternoon after the Happyland Preschool received a bomb threat. At about 3:20 p.m. a bomb threat against a Culver City preschool caused...

 
 Obituaries    May 1, 2014

Isabel Baggett, 91, Longtime Culver Resident Dies

Isabel Theresa (Layana) Baggett, 91, of Culver City died April 23 after a long illness. Isabel is survived by her husband Neal. She had four beloved sisters who predeceased her: Ramona, Juanita, Gabriela and Felisa. Isabel was born in West Los...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Kidnapped Dogs Found Safe

Culver City Police Officers located a stolen SUV on Tuesday after the victim reported it contained three dogs. On Sunday at approximately 5 pm a gold 1999 Lexus RX300 SUV was reported stolen near Washington Blvd. and Glencoe Ave in West Culver City...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Julie Matos Inducted into Honor Society

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phio announces that Julie Matos of Culver City, was recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 1, 2014

Despite Injuries Culver Softball Doing Fine

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The 2014 Culver City High softball team's season is transitioning into league action following a successful 6-3 non-league start including tournament play. But the te...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 1, 2014

Culver Baseball Bounces Back With Wins

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The Culver City High baseball team wasted no time getting back on the winning track in Ocean League action by taking both games in the season series against a...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 1, 2014

California Chrome Prepares For Derby

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The California Chrome saga continues... Training before the big race: Willie Delgado is living the California dream and the beauty of it is... it wasn't planned....

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 1, 2014

Sterling's Wife Attends Clippers' Victory

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Shelly Sterling, the estranged wife of ousted Clippers owner Donald Sterling, wanted to attend the team’s Game 5 victory over the Golden State Warriors Tuesday...

 
 Arts    May 1, 2014

Actors' Gang Embarks On International Tour

The actor's Gang embarks on an international tour with William Shakespear's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM DIRECTED BY TIM ROBBINS Robbins and the Theatre Company will take the Production to Beijing,...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 1, 2014

IN GOOD TASTE:-LA Spice Cafe

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Remember that restaurant scene in "When Harry Met Sally"? While sampling some of the offerings at LA Spice Café I came close to emulating Sally, except my...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    May 1, 2014

Clippers-The Chief Obstacle

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist Many words were written about the stab in the back that the Clippers got from their owner, and many more words on the subject will follow… on my end, I'd like to...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Measure CC Supporters Walked the City

Supporters of Measure CC, the bond issue that will help repair a wide array of facilities across all of Culver City Unified School District's 10 school sites, held a communitywide rally and walk over...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    News    May 1, 2014

Clippers Lose More Sponsors

Three sponsors of the Clippers basketball team, Red Bull, CarMax and Virgin America, have been the first to sever their relationship with the NBA team. On Tuesday two other sponsors, Chumash Casino...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Arts    May 1, 2014

Who Could Ask for Anything More? as S.T.A.G.E. Goes To The Movies

As recalled by stage and screen legend Carole Cook, "We called it 'the plague'. They called it 'the gay disease'. There wasn't even a name." The time was 1984. We would come to know the disease as AID...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 1, 2014

Getting a Down To Earth Education

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Culver City's Turning Point School is known for creating friendship, altruism and awareness through its service learning projects, its latest such venture...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 1, 2014

Clippers' Sterling Has Cancer

What other news, what other developments could there be from the Clippers’ bizarre week as they await a deciding Game 7 of their opening round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors? Well,...

 
 News    May 1, 2014

Culver City Chamber Backs Tax Hike For Schools

The Board of Directors of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce has voted to support Measure CC on the June Ballot. The bond measure would hike property taxes for businesses and residents and raise...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 1, 2014

Magic Denies He'll Buy Clippers

Magic Johnson issued the following statement concerning rumors he might buy the Clippers. ´I am not going to buy the Clippers,” he said. The NBA is attempting to force disgraced owner Donald...