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CULVER CITY TO SUE FAA

The Culver City City Council voted Monday night to sue the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the agency’s plan to refigure air traffic over Southern California. The FAA contends that the...

 

NEWS FLASH: Chicago Cubs Win World Series

The Chicago Cubs won the World Series 8-7 over the Cleveland Indians. In what turned out to be a close game the Cubs won in the 10th inning. The win ended a dry spell for the Cubs who haven't won a World Series in 108 years.Read sportswriter Mitch...

 

UCLA, USC Womens' Volleyball Teams Stay Competitive

The Pac-12 women's volleyball league continues to be one of the most competitive leagues in the nation. Seven out of the 12 teams still have a chance to win the league championship going into the mont...

 

Former Evening Outlook Publisher Funk Dies at 92

C. Deane Funk, former publisher of the Santa Monica Evening Outlook, passed away peacefully on his 92nd birthday in Thousand Oaks after a brief illness. Funk was born in Normal, IL, with the family...

 

Congratulate The Dodgers For A Surprisingly Successful Season

A lot of Dodger fans are disappointed that their team didn’t make the World Series again this season. I see the season in a much different way. The Dodgers were phenomenal in overcoming an...

 

Culver City High Senior Notches ACT Perfect Score

Culver City High senior Zachary Greenberg has earned the highest possible score on the standardized ACT exam – a composite score of 36. "Zachary is the epitome of a scholar athlete who excels in...

 

Another Parcel Tax? It's A Possibility

So what happened to the $20 bill? Just how long does it take to remove President Jackson and put in Harriet Tubman? I believe the Central Valley’s bullet train just shot its backers in their feet....

 

Vicuña Opens Sunday at Kirk Douglas Theatre

The world premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's "Vicuña," directed by Robert Egan, opens this Sunday, October 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatr in Culver Citye. Performances for...

 

Garden Club presents Fruits At Meeting

The Culver City Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, November 1 at 7 pm in the Garden Room of the Veterans' Complex, 4117 Overland Ave. @ Culver Blvd. The meeting is free and all are welcome. The speaker will be Bruce Blavin from the...

 

La Ballona Students Join Mathematicians And Math Scientists Inside the "Math Circle"

Students at La Ballona Elementary School are taking part in an innovative, new learning experience designed to help them learn about mathematics in a way that is both fun and engaging. Each Tuesday after school students gather for La Ballona Math Cir...

 
 By Jon Coupal    Opinion    October 27, 2016

Goblins and Gobs of Tax Hikes - Plus Your Property Tax Bill

As any reader of this column knows, voters will be confronted come election day with billions and billions of new tax hikes and bond measures (which, of course, result in their own tax hikes). But let’s not forget that there is another reason for...

 

America's On Edge

It's going around, like December's flu. We're all afraid of it, and everyone's catching it. You're not sure if you've got it; you just sense something's wrong. Feeling anxious? Fear, foreboding,...

 

Dodgers' Roberts Is NL Manager Of The Year

The Dodgers’ Dave Roberts has been named National League Manager of the Year in a vote by fellow league managers in The Sporting News. “I see this as a team award,” said Roberts who expertly guided the Dodgers into a division champion after...

 

Culver Football Gains Share Of First Place Again

The Culver City High Centaurs moved into a four-way tie for first place in the 2016 Ocean League football season as they trounced host Lawndale High 62-35, on Friday, October 21. The Centaurs scored...

 

Keenum Remains Rams' Quarterback Despite Interceptions

The Los Angeles Rams' first half of the 2016 season took another hit as they lost a 'home' game to the New York Giants, 17-10, at Twickenham Stadium, just outside London on October 23. Just in time...

 
 By Kay Douglas    Sports    October 27, 2016

Los Angeles Kings: A Win Is A Win Is A Win

I love hockey. Whether it's played on ice or cement with sharp blades of steel or roller blades. As long as there is a puck and a net I'll watch it and cheer for whichever team I believe is working...

 

UCLA 'Dribble for The Cure' Is Coming Up

The ninth annual ‘Dribble for the Cure,’ which has raised over $1 million in the battle against pediatric cancer during its eight-year history, will once again be held on the UCLA campus Sunday morning, November 6. Cori Close, the coach of the UC...

 

UCLA Football Facing That Fork In The Road

The UCLA football team is hoping that its bye week will help them regroup and put them in a position to climb back into the winning column. They have lost three games in a row and they have dropped...

 

UCLA, USC Womens' Volleyball Teams Stay Competitive

The Pac-12 women's volleyball league continues to be one of the most competitive leagues in the nation. Seven out of the 12 teams still have a chance to win the league championship going into the mont...

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT: Interview New School Superintendent

One's fate can be determined by something as simple as a piece of paper pinned to a tree. Just ask Culver City Unified School District's affable and enthusiastic Superintendent, Dr. Joshua Arnold,...

 

Fashion Show For Charity

The Culver City Woman's Club is having a fashion show fundraiser at Talbots in Manhattan Village, 3200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Manhattan Beach on Saturday, November 12. The doors will open at 8:45 am for breakfast goodies and the show starts at 9:15 am....

 

MOVIE REVIEW: IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE

As if David MacKenzie's award-worthy "Hell or High Water" wasn't enough of a reason to celebrate cinema, and particularly the American western, Antoine Fuqua brings us the high octane stunning...

 

Boz Scaggs Is Coming To Pasadena on Halloween

There is one hot ticket on Halloween night that you don't want to miss. No, it's not the annual Halloween parade in West Hollywood. Even better, Boz Scaggs is making an appearance on his 2016 concert tour at The Rose in Pasadena. Scaggs will be...

 

You Can Represent Culver City; in Japanese Marathon

Can you run a full marathon under 4 hours and 10 minutes? The Culver City Sister City Committee, a non-profit international and intercultural community organization, is looking for one male and one female runner to run the 23rd Annual Osaka Senshu...

 

SONY Donates $50,000 To Culver Schools

Ever since SONY Pictures Entertainment arrived in Culver City more than 30 years ago they have held community involvement and participation at the highest level. They have donated time and money to...

 

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