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Articles from the October 7, 2009 edition

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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 7, 2009

Council Extends Oil Drilling Moratorium-It Will Last 10 More Months

The Culver City Council voted Monday night in favor of an interim ordinance to extend the temporary moratorium concerning land use for oil drilling in Culver City. A four-fifths vote was required for...

 News    October 7, 2009

Program Scheduled At Vets Auditorium

The Independent Writers of Southern California will present a program in Two Parts: “How to Speak on Radio/TV” and “How to Read your Books” on Saturday, October 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Blvd....

 News    October 7, 2009

Exchange Club Again Donates School Funds

The Culver City Exchange Club has again helped to support the efforts of the Culver City Unified School District by donating funds to buy a mobile LCD projector station. The LCD projector station has the ability to be rolled from classroom to...

 News    October 7, 2009

The New Westfield Culver City To Open Friday

The new Westfield Culver City will open to the public Friday following a ceremonial ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday at 3 p.m. There has been a $180 million revitalization of the mall which had been named Fox Hills Mall. Among the dignitaries today...

 By Charles A Deen, Cpa    News    October 7, 2009


On September 14, the City Council authorized the waiver of penalties under the Tax Amnesty Program (resolution 2009-R074). From September 21, 2009 through November 30, 2009, Culver City business entities that have not registered with the City of...

 By Jozelle Smith    News    October 7, 2009

Backlot Film Festival Begins

Enjoying a fun second career as a Director’s Assistant is Lynn Miller, who has been working on a new musical called "Children of the Night". The show opens this Saturday at the Beverly Hills Playhouse, 254 S. Robertson Blvd. in Beverly Hills. Call...

 By Suzanne Debenedittis    News    October 7, 2009

The Case Against PXP

Suzanne DeBenedittis of Culver City addresed the Culver City Council Monday night regarding PXP oil drilling. Following is the text of her address. Mayor Weissman, Councilmembers, City Attorney Schwab and City Manager Scott: First, I must say,...

 By Robert Zirgulis    News    October 7, 2009

The Case For PXP

School Board candidate Robert Zirgulis spoke to the City Council on Monday regarding their decision to hold a moratorium on new oil drilling. His comments: “Well the City Council’s decision to put a moratorium on environmentally safe oil...

 News    October 7, 2009

Community Can Discuss City’s Budget

Informal discussions of Culver City’s Workplan and Budget will be held every Wednesday in October from 7 p.m. to 9 in the Mike Balkman Council Chambers. The workshops are offered as a less formal, additional opportunity for community members to...

 News    October 7, 2009

Ridley-Thomas, Price Endorse Measure EE

L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and 26th District Senator Curren Price have announced their endorsements of Measure EE, the Culver City schools funding measure on the ballot for the November 3 L..A. County Consolidated Election. Measure...

 By Sharon Bell    Arts    October 7, 2009

Playing 29 Characters, Fitzsimmions Takes Actors’ Gang Audience On Her Journey

Need to know is the phrase used by the government to describe the restriction of data that is considered sensitive. Even if one has the necessary clearance, such information would be given only as...

 Arts    October 7, 2009

Actors' Gang To Present Variety Of Entertainment

The Actors’ Gang will branch out from plays to a variey of entertainment in the next three months known as The WTF?! Festival. "The name of this festival came to me after a recent board meeting where I was told that due to the economic downswing...