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Articles from the July 24, 2014 edition

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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 24, 2014

Hiking Culver City Woman Rescued

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A Culver City woman, who was hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park on Saturday and met with an injury, was rescued by the collaborative efforts of the California...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

NEWS ALERT:Culver CityBus On Detour

Culver CityBus Line 6 and rapid 6 will be on detour, beginning 9:00 pm Friday, July 25 – 6:00 am Monday, July 28th, 2014, between the LAX Transit Center and the Metro Green Line Station due to the...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Assemblyman Will Hold Public Hearing on Law Enforcement and Mentally Ill Supects

Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D-Culver City) will seek public testimony from health, mental health and law enforcement experts to examine protocols and procedures for law enforcement...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

VJCC Presents Scholarships to Culver High Grads

The Venice Japanese Community Center presented scholarship winner at the 2014 Nisei Week Court during the annual VJCC Summer Festival on June 21. VJCC President Hiro Harada presented $600 scholarships to four outstanding high school graduates...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Culver City Rotary Launches "5th Wednesday" Evening

The public is invited to join the fun on July 30 from 6:30-8:30pm to experience Master Mentalist Carl Christman from Hollywood's famous Magic Castle. This is not a TV show. Carl Christman will...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 24, 2014

Centaurs Face Uncertainty with League Changes

By Fred Altieri Observer Sports Reporter Culver City High will have two new Ocean League opponents to contend with for the approaching athletic school year due to league realignments within the South...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    July 24, 2014

Prison Populations Drop as Marijuana Laws Soften

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist With states decriminalizing marijuana and scaling back 1970s-era drug laws, admissions to state prisons have fallen from 689,536 in 2006 to 553,843 in 2012. New...

 
 By Beth Lindly    Arts    July 24, 2014

'Sordid Lives,' a solid production, relies on themes of family

By Beth Lindly Special to the Observer Local theatre troupe Kentwood Players' production of "Sordid Lives," a dark comedy penned by Del Shores, is a familiar, enjoyable piece of theatre. It unfolds...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Culver City Rotary Launches "5th Wednesday" Evening

The public is invited to join the fun on July 30 from 6:30-8:30pm to experience Master Mentalist Carl Christman from Hollywood's famous Magic Castle. This is not a TV show. Carl Christman will...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 24, 2014

Blind Passengers Still Ride Free

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter After considering whether to have blind passengers pay a fare equivalent to disabled fare on Culver City busses, the City Council on July 14 decided to retain...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 24, 2014

Culver Sports-Year in Review

By Fred Altieri Observer Sports Reporter Part 2 of 2. Part 1 appeared in last week's Culver City Observer. Both Part 1 and Part 2 are available for viewing online at www.culvercityobserver.com The...

 
 Sports    July 24, 2014

Mitch Chortkoff Recovering

Mitch Chortkoff Is recovering from surgery His column will return soon...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

CarFit for Drivers 55+

The Culver City Senior and Social Services Division will host a CarFit event on Saturday, July 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Culver City Senior Center. CarFit is an educational program...

 
 Sports    July 24, 2014

Culver City Summer Camp Invaded by Raider

Culver City Summer Camp, in conjunction with NFL Play 60, the National Football League program to promote exercise through 60 minutes of fitness had their punt pass and kick day on Wednesday, July 2....

 
 By Ben Moto    Opinion    July 24, 2014

Don't Let Up Against Terrorists and Boko Haram

Terrorist group Boko Haram made headlines last April when its members kidnapped 276 female students from a government school in Northern Nigeria. The Islamic Jihadist and terrorist organization claimed the abduction, promising to enslave the missing...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    July 24, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Planes: Fire & Rescue

Dusty delivers! He dives, he swoops, he scoops, soaring into our hearts again! PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE may be the epitome of the Disney themes of "friendship first" and "lend a helping hand", not...