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Articles from the August 8, 2012 edition

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 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    August 8, 2012

Movie Review: The Babymakers

For a no brainer of a raunchy and rowdy good time any time of the day or night, “Beerfest” is always a winner, although perhaps more so now that it’s on DVD. Given that, it stands to reason...

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 8, 2012

Council Commends Sister City Participants

Students Share Their Experiences With the budget done and other big issues winding down for the summer, the City Council took some time at its Monday night meeting to honor locals who had given their...

 News    August 8, 2012

Vista Del Mar Benefit Scheduled

Vista Del Mar Benefit Scheduled Distinguished event co-chairs Stanley Black, Bob Barth, Lyn Konheim, Rick Wolf and honorary committee chair, Donald Sterling invite the community to celebrate the triumphant spirit of this year’s Olympics on...

 News    August 8, 2012

Recovery International Meetings Scheduled

Recovery International provides tools and practice in changing thinking habits so individuals can gain personal control over distressing emotions and improve life-coping skills. This worldwide non-profit organization, founded in 1937, holds weekly...

 News    August 8, 2012

Crime Blotter

July 31 through August 6 Stolen Vehicle: On August 1 at 6:45 pm officers responded to the 12700 block of Washington Boulevard regarding a GTA investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them the following; he parked and locked his 2006...

 News    August 8, 2012

FTB Uses Automated Calling System to Promote Account Resolution

Franchise Tax Board (FTB) is implementing an automated dialer for outbound collection calls to contact personal income tax (PIT) and business entity (BE) taxpayers in an effort to prevent collection actions such as tax liens, bank levies, and wage ga...

 News    August 8, 2012

CCHS To Host Noted Anthropologist at Special Meeting

The Culver City Historical Society will host noted anthropologist and archeologist Dr. Charles Rozaire at a special meeting on Saturday, August 18 in the society’s Archive and Resource Center (ARC) from 1-3 p.m. Dr. Rozaire grew up in Culver City,...

 News    August 8, 2012

Senior Citizen Center Activities

We may be entering some of our hottest days of summer as we move into August but fear not once again the Culver City Senior center has plenty of activities to beat the heat. If your birthday is in August you’re in for a treat. If you enjoy music...

 Sports    August 8, 2012

Westchester Babe Ruth Heads For World Series

For only the second time in Westchester Babe Ruth’s 56-year history it has qualified a team for the Babe Ruth World Series. The Westchester Babe Ruth 14U team (players league age 14 or younger) won the local district championship by defeating El...

 Sports    August 8, 2012

Culver Completes Play In Summer Baseball League

Culver Completes Play In Summer Baseball League A youthful Culver City High baseball team completed play in the South Bay Summer League, finishing in the middle of the pack. Mira Costa, which was the No. 5 seed, won the championship with a 17-7...

 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    August 8, 2012

Jason Statham & Dolph Lundgren: Action Stars And Olympians

Before they were solid gold “action heroes”, both Jason Statham and Dolph Lundgren were bona fide Olympic superstars. Statham, once ranked 12th in the world in platform diving, competed in the...