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Articles from the October 14, 2009 edition

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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 14, 2009

El Marino’s High Test Scores Are Highlighted

El Marino Language School received the spotlight at Tuesday night’s School Board meeting, as principal Tracy Pumilia gave a presentation on student achievement for the 2008-2009 school year....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 14, 2009

The New Westfield Creates 700 Jobs

The long awaited remodel and redevelopment of Westfield Culver City was held last Thursday to the delight of residents, city officials and Westfield staff and executives. Nineteen months after breakin...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 14, 2009

School Board Candidates Seek Support - All Six Participate In City Hall Forum

All six candidates for the Culver City School Board were on hand for the candidates’ forum at City Hall October 8. Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters and the Culver City PTA, the two-hour...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Exchange Club Boosts Upward Bound

Upward Bound, a nonprofit organization, assists families with minor children and seniors who are experiencing housing crisis. An emergency shelter for families is planned to open in Culver City in the near future. Culver City Exchange Club is...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Ice Cream Social At Library Saturday October 17 2009

The Culver City Friends of the Library will show their appreciation for members by holding an Ice Cream Social this Saturday from 3 p.m.to 4. at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Avenue, Entertainment will be provided by the...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Measure EE Fundraiser Scheduled Saturday

A Measure EE fundraiser will be held Saturday October 17 2009 from 6 p.m. to 9 at P.J.’s Pinball Museum, 4350 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City. A donation of $20 gives attendees the chance to play for up to three hours, no need to bring quarters. ....

 
 By Jozelle Smith    News    October 14, 2009

Agape Services Are Phenomenal

At the risk of having an even harder time finding a parking space, we’d like to talk about the great Sunday morning services held at Agape International Spiritual Center under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith. Services begin...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Local Musician To Speak at Historical Society Meeting

“Not so Looney Tunes: A Century of Live Musical Entertainment in Culver City” will be presented by guest speaker Stephen M. Fry at the Culver City Historical Society’s fall general meeting on Wednesday, October 21, at 7 p.m. Fry will offer a...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Siever To Have Event Sunday October 18 2009

Culver City Board of Education candidate Professor Patricia G. Siever is holding the second in a series of “Meet, Greet and Share Ideas” events on Sunday from 3 p.m. to 6 in Blair Hills – 5814 Vicstone Court, Culver City. Refreshments will be...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Seniors Can Vote Yes on EE, Yet be Exempt from Paying Parcel Tax

Senior citizens 65 years old and older can vote YES on Measure EE without being taxed. Measure EE is the parcel tax measure on the ballot this November 3. It will raise an estimated $1.2 million per year for Culver City public schools over the next f...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Kumon Culver City North Opens

Ku mon Math & Reading Center of Culver City-North held its Grand Opening last week at 10401 Venice Blvd. Suite #107 (at Motor Ave. Kumon has over 50 years of expertise in teaching children the fundamentals of learning. Steve and Rachel Kim (2nd...

 
 By Robert Zirgulis    News    October 14, 2009

Zirgulis Attends Anti-Drilling Event

By Robert Zirgulis Last Friday I decided to visit the “ anti-oil drilling” camp to gain some perspective and hear their point of view on the oil drilling issue. The Citizen’s Coalition for a Safe Community was showing “Split Estate” a borin...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

CCUSD Will Offer Flu Vaccinations

CCUSD has 6,000 doses of H1N1 nasal mist vaccines, which should be enough to vaccinate CCUSD students, staff and some families. According to school nurse Dianna Castro, "Our goal is to offer the vaccines first to students and staff and then offer...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Best Buy Benefits Culver-Palms YMCA

On October 2, Best Buy celebrated the grand opening of its 45,000 square foot flagship store in the Westfield Culver City Shopping Mall by giving back to the community. In July members of the Best Buy staff delighted Culver-Palms Family YMCA...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Adult School Offers Sewing Class

Students can learn how to sew their own clothes in a Culver City Adult School beginning class that begins October 26 at 6:30 p.m. for five sessions. An intermediate class is also offered. It begins October 27 for five sessions. For information call...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Tenacious D Kicks Off Actors’ Gang Festival Saturday

TENACIOUS D LIVE w/ Special Guests- Jack Black and Kyle Gass display the gifts bestowed upon them by Beelzebub as they kick off the WTF?! Arts Festival Saturday Night Benefit Concert Series, curated by Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins. The...

 
 News    October 14, 2009

Clergy from Culver Sign Letter to Obama

On October 2 representatives from faith communities nationwide met with Reverend Joshua DuBois, director of the White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, to voice concern about the conflict in Sudan. Members of the Interfaith...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 14, 2009

Pac 10 Has Quality Beyond USC

There’s a perception nationally that the Pac 10 is a weak football conference beyond USC. \But I don’t think that’s right. Sure USC has won the championship the last seven years, I can...

 
 Sports    October 14, 2009

Carter Rescues Culver With Record Performance - Centaurs Rally In Fourth Quarter

With the Culver City High football team facing its second straight loss last Friday, Marquel Carter stepped up to save the day. The Centaurs’ senior quarterback had a record performance, completing 33 of 51 passes for 532 yards and three...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 14, 2009

Dodgers, Phils Again But Different Players

It’s the Dodgers and Phils again in the National League Championship series, but some of the main players have changed from a year ago. The Dodgers lost that best-of-seven series, 4-1. They started...