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Articles from the August 1, 2012 edition

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 News    August 1, 2012

City of Culver City Official Election Information

On July 16, 2012, the City Council, pursuant to the authority vested in the City Council by the City Charter, did call for the holding of a Special Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. At the Special Municipal Election, the Cit...

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 1, 2012

School Board Passes Altered Resolution On Fracking

The Culver City School Board voted to support a ban on the practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in oil drilling at its July 24 meeting—but only after a discussion that resulted in passing...

 News    August 1, 2012

Metro Launches Expanded Late-Night Weekend Service

Metro Launches Expanded Late-Night Weekend Service Los Angeles County Supervisor and Metro Board Chair Michael D. Antonovich today joined Pasadena Councilman Chris Holden, Santa Monica City Council member Pam O'Connor, Pasadena and Hollywood...

 News    August 1, 2012

Fiesta La Ballona Continues to Attract Sponsors

According to Marcus G. Tiggs, Fiesta La Ballona Sponsorship Chair, “this year has shown probably the most sponsorship participation in a long time”. The Fiesta Committee is pleased to announce the addition of the following new sponsors: Los...

 News    August 1, 2012

Crime Blotter

For July 24 through 30 Residential Burglary: On July 25 at 7:50 pm officers responded to the 11000 block of Culver Boulevard regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them the following; she left her residence lock...

 News    August 1, 2012

Scouts Refurbish Culver’s Beloved ‘Pokey’

By David W. Myers Contributing Editor Some local Boy Scouts have spent the past several days in the Culver City “pokey”—and their parents couldn’t be happier about it. The Scouts, from Culver City’s Troop 113, teamed up with a handful of...

 Sports    August 1, 2012

Westchester Babe Ruth All Stars Win Region Opener

The Westchester Babe Ruth 14U All Stars traveled this week to Surprise Arizona to compete with teams from Central and Northern California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and Hawaii. Once in Arizona, Westchester found an old rival in Tri Valley (Northern...

 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    August 1, 2012

Movie Review Special: Films To Brighten The Dog Days Of Summer

MOVIE REVIEW SPECIAL: FILMS TO BRIGHTEN THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER Last week I brought you some “killer” movies for the adults in the crowd, so it’s only fair that this week I turn my attention to...