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Articles from the October 31, 2012 edition

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 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    October 31, 2012

Movie Review: Wreck-it Ralph

Who doesn’t love video games? Be you a full-blown gamer, a game obsessed ‘cause it’s better than homework kid, or someone who looks back fondly on days of yore and the birth of a booming...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Sony Screening James Bond's SKYFALL

Sony Pictures Entertainment is hosting the Culver City Chamber at a special movie screening of "SKYFALL" on Wednesday, November 14 in the Cary Grant Theater, Sony Pictures Studios,10202 W Washington Blvd, entrance/parking at the Madison Ave Gate....

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Culver Police Announce Parking Alert For USC Game

On Saturday the USC football team will host Oregon at the Coliseum starting at 4 pm. The Culver City Police Department is advising anyone who will be using the Expo Line for transportation to the game arrive early at the Expo Parking lot on National...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Circus Vargas Returns to Culver

Circus Vargas, one of the largest animal-free circuses in the nation, has returned to the Westfield Culver City shopping center’s parking lot for the first of nine shows that will begin tonight and run through Monday, Nov. 5. The all-new show has...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

City Manager's Update

October 26 · Measure Y - The City Council is asking voters in Culver City to consider enacting a temporary local sales tax of one-half cent, which would automatically expire after 10 years, in order to provide funding for essential local services...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Garden Club To Meet Tuesday

The Culver City Garden Club will hold its next meeting on November 6, at Star Education, 10117 Jefferson Blvd., in Culver City [between Raintree and Duquesne]. The speaker will be Jane Brackman and her presentation will be "Pets in Your Garden"....

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

Come one come all, this very fall, to take a ride on the Culver City boat, and cast your most precious vote. For measure Y with a definite "Yes". Without Y our residents' needs will be a mess. We need what this measure gives to everyone, Vote, Vote...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

As a lifetime Democrat and former CCUSD School Board Member, I was very disappointed when I read the list of voting recommendations of the Culver City Democratic Club. The Club endorsed a vote NO on Prop. 38 on school funding. The passage of Prop 38...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

As much as I’m sick of political ads this season, there is one item on the ballot that I hope readers will consider. Voting YES on – Measure Y. Regardless of the outcome of so many other issues, Measure Y is a local, Culver City campaign. This...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

I plan to support Measure Y. It benefits my family and all of us who live in Culver City. Every cent of revenue from Measure Y will go to retain a high level of local services, such as police and fire protection and 911 emergency response. The funds...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

On Tuesday, November 6 the voting residents of Culver City will have many choices at our voting booths -- nationally, state-wide and locally. One vote that will affect each and every one of us in Culver City is the vote to enact Measure Y – the...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

As former City Treasurer, I urge Culver City voters to vote Yes on Measure Y. Unlike many other cities, over the past five years our City Councils have been thoughtful in implementing viable cost-cutting strategies (including pension reform) and...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

According to the Culver City Website, “Culver City is now at a critical juncture. Unless City revenues are increased, City leaders will need to make further significant cuts to public safety and other essential City services. Measure Y will assist...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Mr. Editor

As a Culver City resident for 50 plus years, I can attest to the community benefits of our remarkably well-run local government. I acknowledge the present traumatic effects of our national economic recession and its threat to the maintenance of our...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Dear Editor

I am writing in support of Measure Y. I believe that Culver City residents enjoy an outstanding city with excellent services in most every area. Unfortunately, due to the national economic depression, Culver City has suffered a significant loss of...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Culver Lions Club Bowling

Tournament Set . You can sign up your four-person group for the Culver City Lions Club Bowling Tournament on Sunday, November 25 from 4 pm until 7 at Mar Vista Bowl. Teams of four are $120. Please send checks to CC Lions Club, Mike Eskridge, Culver...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Culver Education Foundation Fundraising Succeeds

Sip for Our Schools, Culver City Education Foundation’s fourth annual wine tasting event, was a huge success. The entire evening was a sampling of music, wines and beer tastings accompanied by appetizers and desserts. More than 200 people were in...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Culver Symphony To Have Free Concert

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra, which performs the masterworks of the past and presents works of the present, celebrates its 50 years with its 2012-13 Season. The first concert of the season is “Past and Present, Fifty Years,” on Friday,...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

Y We Must Say No to Measure Y

Some of Culver City’s finest citizens are backing Measure Y, the ½ cent sales tax increase on the ballot on Tuesday. We must respectfully disagree with them and urge a No Vote on Measure Y. In practical terms Measure Y will most probably pass but...

 
 News    October 31, 2012

City Council Tactics Are Shameful

In 1978 Proposition 13 was on the ballot to reduce property taxes so the elderly and people on fixed incomes would not lose their homes, Californians were told the passage of Prop 13 would mean our homes would “burn to the ground” before the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 31, 2012

Measure Y Tops the Ballot for Culver Voters

With the Presidential election topping the ballot around the nation, all eyes in Culver City are on local Measure Y, called the Essential Services Tax, which would raise the sales tax in Culver City...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 31, 2012

Despite Injuries, Centaurs Are Hopeful

Third Place Is At Stake Friday The breaks aren’t exactly going the Culver City High football team’s way right about now. The Centaurs lost their first- and second-string centers last Friday against Morningside, and the third-stringer is the...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 31, 2012

Economics Run The NBA Now; Lakers Suffer

When the Oklahoma Thunder traded NBA Sixth Man of The Year James Harden last weekend, many fans were shocked. How could the Thunder send away such an important player? The answer is that economics...

 
 
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