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Articles from the October 10, 2012 edition

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 News    October 10, 2012

Musical Adventures Coming To Library

In October and November, the musical group The Definiens Project willpresent an Autumn Series of Musical Adventures for children and their families at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library. Each interactive Adventure consists of short musical pieces...

 
 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    October 10, 2012

Movie Review: 3, 2, 1...frankie Go Boom

MOVIE REVIEW: 3, 2, 1...FRANKIE GO BOOM It’s been a long time since an honest-to-goodness, madcap screwball comedy hit the big screen, but thanks to writer/director Jordan Roberts the void is now...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Education Foundation's Annual 'Sip For Our Schools' is Coming

Education Foundation’s Annual Sip For Our Schools Is Coming The Culver City Education Foundation(CCEF) is a charitable, non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and enhancing quality educational programs for every student in the Culver City...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Annual City-Wide Disaster Drill Is Oct. 18

Major earthquakes may happen anywhere you work, live, or travel in California. With 37 million people living and working in California, a major earthquake could cause unprecedented devastation. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Death Penalty Measure To Be Discussed at Culver-Palms

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church will present a program on Proposition 34 at noon on Sunday, October 14. Learn about how the proposition seeks to replace California’s death penalty with life without possibility of parole. James Clark, an...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

GUEST COMMENTARY

Community, Chamber and City Must Work Together Dr. Suzanne De Benedittis Processing the meta-communication of all the participants (Community, Chamber of Commerce, Council and Staff) at the Culver City Council's discussion regarding the formation of...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 10, 2012

Council Ok’s Finance Advisory Committee

Focus Will Be On Measure Y Funds Last week the City Council rejected the idea of a citizens’ advisory committee on fracking. But Monday night the Council approved the formation of another...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Social Media Will Be Seminar Topic

The Independent Writers of Southern California will feature a Saturday Seminar: “How To Manage Your Social Media with HootSuite” Saturday, October 20 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland (at Culver Boulevard)....

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Ghostwriters To Appear In Culver

The Independent Writers of Southern California will present a Panel: “Ghost Stories: GHOSTWRITERS Emerge to Discuss Their Craft” on Monday, October 29, 7:30 pm a Veterans Memorial Building , 4117 Overland (at Culver Boulevard). There is free...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Kentwood Announces Auditions For ’39 Steps’

Kentwood Players announces auditions for the Tony-Award winning comedy thriller "The 39 Steps" on Saturday, November 10 from 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday, November 11 from 6 pm to 9 at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester . If...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Dear Editor

For several years I have requested public documents from Culver City City Hall and Sacramento. I was amazed to discover the following for the year ending on December 31, 2011: 1. 20 active Culver City employees had wages and benefits totaling over...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Metro Board Approves Measure J On ballot

The Metro Board of Directors has authorized placing Measure J on the November ballot. If approved, Measure J will extend for 30 additional years the existing one-half cent sales tax that was approved in 2008 and is currently set to expire in 2039...

 
 News    October 10, 2012

Former CCPD Sergeant Wassertheur Dies at 81

Bob, born April 27 1931, passed away September 24 in Oceanside. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War, and was a former member of the El Segundo Police Department. He retired as Sergeant on the Culver City Police Department, followed by a...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 10, 2012

Unions Fund Tax Increase Measure

With jobs and salaries on the line it came as no surprise that Culver City’s municipal unions have made sizable donations to the Culver City sales tax increase known as Measure Y. The committee,...

 
 Sports    October 10, 2012

Jordan Hill, a productive reserve for the Lakers last season, suffered a herniated disc in the team’s first exhibition game last week.

Lakers’ Jordan Hill Injured Jordan Hill, a productive reserve for the Lakers last season, suffered a herniated disc in the team’s first exhibition game last week. Hill, who had scored 10 points in the loss to the Golden state Warriors, isn’t...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 10, 2012

An Inspirational Day In Pro Football

It was the rarest of Sundays for me on October 7. I declined all invitations to do things because I wanted to watch all four major league baseball playoff games on television. What a treat I...

 
 Sports    October 10, 2012

Culver Football Scores and Schedule

Aug. 31- West Torrance 30, Culver 25 Sept. 7 - Culver 41, Peninsula 15 Sept. 14 – Culver 32, Redondo 27 Sept. 21 - Culver 51, West Adams 0 Sept. 28 – Bishop Amat 31, Culver 7 Oct. 5 – Culver City 47, Hawthorne 0 Oct. 12 – at Inglewood Oct....

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 10, 2012

Centaurs Open League With Win

Hawthorne Routed, 47-0 Coming off a tough loss to Southern California power Bishop Amat two weeks ago, the Culver City High football team was in need of a confidence-boosting game. The Centaurs got just what they needed in their Ocean League opener...