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Lady Centaurs Headed to CIF Finals

The Centaurs swept the Quartz Hill (27-3) Lady Rebels 3-0 -- 25-18, 25-18, 25-19. Lena Johnson was named Player of the game. She led the Centaurs with 10 kills and 8 digs. Jessica Stewart and Megan...

 

Rams' Woes Continue

Four consecutive losses and counting. The now 3-5 Los Angeles Rams have reached the halfway mark in the 2016 NFL regular season in a serious funk as they lost to the Carolina Panthers, 13-10, on...

 

Tax Hikes, Charter Changes Greet Voters in Culver City

If you can get past the Presidential Election and the 17 statewide propositions on the ballot, Culver City faces several important decisions in Tuesday's election. First and most importantly is the...

 

Affair Of The Arts Is Coming Culver City

The 7th AFFAIR OF THE ARTS in Downtown Culver City will be held on Friday, Saturday & Sunday, November 18 – 20, and will feature fine and functional art, music, activities for kids and an interactive art project titled “Sacred Water” which is...

 

BREAKING NEWS: Culver City High School Centaurs Crush Beverly Hills

The Culver City Centaur football team defeated Beverly Hills Friday night by a score of 63 - 8. Be sure to read Fred Altieri's recap including interviews with the coaches in this week's Culver City...

 

Election Burnout? How To Recover

I'm sick of the election and don't want to write about it anymore. So today I'm writing about compassion, which we will all need regardless of what happens next Tuesday. Five decisive days to go, how...

 

It Will Be A Long, Long Complex Election Day

This election on November 8 will be so long, what with federal offices, judges, propositions, bonds and taxes, and the “facts” mailed by the pro and anti camps, you just have to wonder how many...

 

The Backstage the Munchkins called Home is celebrating 80 years

The Backstage Bar & Grille, an icon in Culver City, is turning 80 and the owner Ben Myron and his staff are pulling out all the stops to celebrate. Thursday, November 10. The Munchkins from the...

 

Fineshriber Family Foundation Plants More Seeds

At the October 25 school board meeting Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) President Wendy Hamill presented the School Board of the Culver City Unified School District with a check for $75,000-...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Dear Editor

Dear Editor. For your reading edification or disdain, the following will be my votes on the 17 propositions on this year’s California ballot. Prop 51 – Yes: Authorizes $9 billion in bonds for cons...

 

Mermaid Costume Winner at CCHS Halloween Contest

Angeline Wacker is the winner of the Halloween costume contest at Culver City High this year. She is wearing a custom crafted Mermaid costume she made of hundreds of hand applied shells and pearls to the tiara, matching shoes and bra top. Also...

 

UCLA Womens' Volleyball Climbs To Top Of Pac-12

Last Sunday the UCLA women's volleyball team showed why it is ranked No. 9 in the nation when they eliminated No. 21 Utah 3-0 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion. The Bruins are now 18-4 and 9-3 in the Pac-12...

 

USC Faces Oregon In Saturday Football

The USC Trojans are hoping to keep pace with the rest of the Pac-12 elite teams with a win over the Oregon Ducks this Saturday at the Coliseum. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. Although the Ducks are having...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Highest Community Debt Ever Looming

Dear Editor, I’m wondering if the city made the school district aware of the looming cost of the Clean Water Act when school board members were deciding how much bond money to ask from the...

 

Culver Football Beats Santa Monica For Fourth Straight Time

Senior Night 2016 at Jerry Chabola Stadium started off with a bang as the Culver City High football team rolled over visiting Santa Monica High, 56-20 on a clear and cool Friday evening, October 28. A...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Let's keep our Police Chief and Fire Chief more directly accountable to the people

Let's keep our Police Chief and Fire Chief more directly accountable to the people by keeping them directly responsible to the City Council, rather than transferring this power to a City Manager. 1. T...

 

CHICAGO CUBS: 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS

There’s a big difference between having a good team and going all out to have a championship-caliber team. The 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs illustrate that point remarkably well. The...

 

CLEVELAND INDIANS: 2016 WORLD SERIES RUNNNERUP

In a great World Series someone has to lose. This year it was the Cleveland Indians but they should be proud of their performance in a classic series that wasn’t decided until the extra inning of...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Former Mayor's Endorse Charter Change

As former Mayors of Culver City we urge Culver City voters to join us in supporting Measure CA on the November 8 ballot In 2006 the voters approved changing our City Charter and our system of...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: AMERICAN PASTORAL

It has long been a running banter between myself and Ewan McGregor as to when he would move from in front of the camera to behind the lens. His response has consistently been, "When I find the right...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: SULLY

Nice to know that should Clint Eastwood choose to continue directing, he has a future career with Lifetime movies as that is exactly what his latest big screen foray with SULLY is. That's not to say...

 

Centaurs To Host Valley View High In 2016 CIF Football Playoffs

The Culver City High football team will host Valley View High in Round 1 of the 2016 CIF Southern Section Division 11 Playoffs at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, November 11, at Jerry Chabola Stadium. The...

 

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