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Articles from the August 7, 2014 edition

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 News    August 7, 2014

BREAKING NEWS-Rick Hudson Dies

Rick Hudson, Chairman of the Culver City Parks and Recreation Commission died Friday. Hudson coached football and softball at Culver High. He was an active member of the Culver City Exchange Club. Rick and his wife Terri owned and operated Culver...

 
 Arts    August 7, 2014

A Midsummer Night's Dream Comes to Actor's Gang

For a month this summer, The Actors' Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, is will performing A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Actors' Gang Theater in Culver City. Tickets...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Bass Supports Israel, Looks Towards Ceasefire

Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calf.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement following the passage today of House Concurrent Resolution 107: "I joined my...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Missing Culver Man Found Safe

On Friday The Culver City Police Department announced that Ronald Jay, 62 a resident of Culver City had been found safe. Jay was reported missing on Wednesday . He had been seen near his home in the 4200 block of Jackson Ave in Culver City just...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Assemblyman Visits Culver Business

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas visited Brotman Medical Pharmacy, a local independent pharmacy in Culver City, on July 30. Ridley-Thomas spoke with pharmacist/owner Dr. Sapan Bhakta about laws...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Law Helps Keep Guns From Criminals

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ measure to enable the California Department of Justice to accurately cross-reference records from the Armed & Prohibited Persons System (APPS) and the Consolidated Firearms Information System (CFIS)...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Dodd Graduates from Carleton College

Rachael Dodd of Culver City received the Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics - Carleton 4-track, Magna Cum Laude, from Carleton College during its 140th Commencement ceremony, held on Saturday, June...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 7, 2014

UCLA Can Play in Pauley Despite Flood

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When Pauley Pavilion was modernized two years go the UCLA basketball team played its home schedule primarily at the Sports Arena. Due to heavy flooding last week...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    August 7, 2014

Owe Money To New York? California Will Pay It With Your Tax Refund!

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Beginning in 2016 students at California community colleges must maintain a 2.0 or C average to be eligible for a waiver to exempt them from paying tuition. Now t...

 
 Sports    August 7, 2014

NBA Salary Cap Jumps to $63.065 Million

The National Basketball Association announced that the Salary Cap has increased by 7.5% to an all-time high of $63.065 million for the 2014-15 season. The tax level for the 2014-15 season increased by 7.1% to $76.829 million. The Salary Cap and tax...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 7, 2014

Former Trojan Kiffin Becomes Alabama Assistant

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor With the college football season coming up, Lane Kiffin is my topic for the day. A brief resume: Kiffin has been head coach with the Oakland Raiders and with...

 
 Arts    August 7, 2014

Once on This Island Comes to Vet's

dee-Lightful Productions will present 4 performances of "Once on This Island, Jr." featuring talented local performers ages 7-17. Tickets are available to the public for this powerful musical which...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Women's Club Announces Events

The newly elected Board of Directors of the Culver City Woman’s Club met recently to discuss plans for the upcoming year which include events to fund the club’s philanthropies. The club awards scholarships to Culver City High School students...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    August 7, 2014

Dodgers Pass Test Against Angels

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw got off to a rocky start in the second game of the two-game homestand against their “I-5” rival Angels, but thanks to closer...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Venice Historical Society Presents: A Tribute to Our 'Piers'

The Venice Historical Society (VHS) has scheduled a classic evening focusing on the legendary amusement park piers of our Pacific – Venice-of-America and Ocean Park Piers, including Fraser’s Million Dollar Pier and Pickering Pleasure Pier, also t...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Delays Expected at Venice Expo Project

Beginning Monday, August 4 and extending through Saturday, September 20 drivers can expect delays due to the street widening and roadway improvements. work crews will conduct sidewalk/roadway reconstruction, installation of storm drains, catch basins...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Haynes Works to Achieve Zero Waste at Fiesta

Fiesta La Ballona 2014 which will be held August 22-24 at Vets Park has announced that Haynes Building Service will return as a sponsor. This year Haynes is the lead Zero-Waste Partner for FLB, along...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    August 7, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Magic in the Moonlight

From a 1925 Alfa Romeo to Jacki Weaver draped in $2.9 million in diamonds to period perfect 1920's French couture to the ethereal elegance of Cap d'Antibes and Mouans Sartoux to the ever dashing...