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Articles from the October 29, 2009 edition

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 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    October 29, 2009

Boondock Saints Ii: All Saints Day

Ten years ago a cult phenomena was borne from the fertile imagination of Troy Duffy. Essentially an ode to vigilante justice, a topic on which Duffy speaks quite passionately (as he does about...

 
 Health    October 29, 2009

Saint John's Appoints Renowned Neurosurgeon

Saint John’s Health Center announces the appointment of world-renowned neurosurgeon Amin Kassam, MD, as Director of the new Saint John’s Neuroscience Institute and faculty member of the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Saint John’s. Dr. Kassam...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 29, 2009

Council Greenlights Rapid Service for Line 6 - Service To Begin In January

Culver City’s very busy Line 6 bus will be getting Rapid Bus service beginning in January 2010, thanks to City Council approval of service changes at Monday’s meeting. Transportation Director Art...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 29, 2009

La Ballona Makes Academic Improvement

The progress of La Ballona Elementary School, and an energy analysis update were major topics at the Culver City School Board meeting Tuesday night. It was a very crowded Board room, as this was the...

 
 News    October 29, 2009

Upward Bound Plans Fundraiser at Sony

The Upward Bound House will hold its largest fundraiser of the year on November 5 at Sony Picture Studios, Culver City. There will be a reception and silent auction 6:30 p.m. followed by the celebration 8. It will be a celebration of the opening of...

 
 Youth    October 29, 2009

Education, Safety Leaders Visit CCHS to Promote Safe Teen Driving

Top education, law enforcement, traffic safety leaders and others joined each other at Culver City High last week to announce steps to reduce teen deaths from distracted and reckless driving through the Impact Teen Drivers awareness and education...

 
 By Jozelle Smith    News    October 29, 2009

Education Foundation Benefits El Rincon

Through the efforts of the Culver City Education Foundation, the El Rincon Science Discovery Lab was the setting for the first of six science professional development sessions organized by UCLA graduate students and Dr. Jeroen Molemaker. Third and fi...

 
 News    October 29, 2009

Culver Boy Scout Leads ‘Reforesting’ Effort

Drake Myers of Culver City Boy Scout Troop 113 led a group of 20 fellow scouts and 40 more volunteers on Saturday to plant several dozen trees in the Stinson Ranch area of Sylmar, a semi-rural community about 35 miles northwest of downtown that was...

 
 News    October 29, 2009

Susan Deen Becomes Chair Of Fiesta 2010

The 2010 Fiesta La Ballona Committee met for the first time on October 24 to discuss plans for next year’s Fiesta. First on the agenda was election of officers, with Susan Deen moving into the Chair position. Tom Camarella is Vice-Chair, Shauna...

 
 News    October 29, 2009

Gordon Completes Basic Training

has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 29, 2009

Former Stars Highlight Lakers’ Celebration

The Lakers have had so many championship celebrations they’ve gotten very good at putting them on. On Tuesday night they brought back key players from past championship teams before raising the...

 
 Sports    October 29, 2009

It’s Culver, Santa Monica For League Lead - Leaders To Collide Friday Night

Many of the Culver City High football players have become sick from the flu the past few days – even head coach Jahmal Wright unfortunately caught the bug – but the Centaurs looked plenty healthy last Friday against Morningside. Senior...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 29, 2009

Dodgers, Angels: No Reason For Regrets

It’s not unexpected that Dodger and Angel fans are expressing regret about their teams failing to reach the World Series. Coming close makes the disappointment even greater, but in time, like a few...

 
 Arts    October 29, 2009

Kentwood Announces Auditions for “SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION”

Kentwood Announces Auditions for “SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION” Kentwood Players announces auditions for "Six Degrees of Separation" by John Guare on Saturday, November 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m, and Sunday, November 8 from 7 p.m. to 10 at the...

 
 By Sharon Bell    Arts    October 29, 2009

Robbins, Browne, Sons Wow Culver Audience

Tim Robbins nonchalantly sauntered on stage at the Actor’s Gang Theatre last Saturday night and welcomed the packed house as if he were inviting them into his living room. The crowd loved it and...