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Articles from the November 14, 2013 edition

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 Arts    November 14, 2013

Cast Announced For Douglas Xmas Play

Casting has been announced for The Second City's "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" which begins previews December 8 at the Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Opening...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 14, 2013

Culver League Champs Eye Playoffs

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The moment became clear as the collective lights radiating down through the darkness from the towering Century City structures serving as illuminated curtains of...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 14, 2013

Next Opponent: St. Francis (8-2)

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor For most of the season St. Francis was rolling. But losses in its last two games moved the team to third place in the Mission League. Often in the CIF playoffs a...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    November 14, 2013

Culver Elks Honor Local Veterans

Nearly 50 war veterans and current service members were treated to a tri-tip dinner at the Culver City Elks Lodge last week, part of the Elks' celebration of Veterans' Day weekend. About a half-dozen...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

Chamber Schedules Candidates Forum

The Culver City Chamber of Commerce's Meet the Candidates for the 54th Assembly District Election at its Good Morning, Culver City, is set for November 20. The event will be held at the Four Points...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 14, 2013

Newcomers Help Kings Win

The Los Angeles Kings have been bringing their “A-Game,” playing without the services of sharp-shooters Jarret Stoll and Jeff Carter. Since both players have been out of the lineup with injuries,...

 
 Health    November 14, 2013

LaRose To Be Featured Speaker

Culver City Unified School District Superintendent David LaRose will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the Culver City Youth Health Center's annual meeting on Thursday, November 21. It will be...

 
 Sports    November 14, 2013

Culver Football Scores & Schedule

September LOSS - West Torrance 36 – Culver 15 WIN - Culver 41 –Peninsula 27 LOSS - Redondo 28 – Culver 14 LOSS - Paramount 34 – Culver 13 October LOSS - Bishop Amat 48 - Culver 26 WIN...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

Blockbuster Stores To Close

DISH Network Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., will end its retail and by mail DVD distribution operations by early-January 2014. The company will close its approximately...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

DMV Driver Handbook Available for the iPad

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has introduced a new dynamic and interactive version of the Driver Handbook for the Apple iPad tablet to help new drivers prepare for DMV's written...

 
 Sports    November 14, 2013

Culver Girls Are Volleyball Champs

The Culver City High girls volleyball team has won the Ocean League championship. Santa Monica High hsd a long streak of winning the championship but Culver City defeated Santa Monica on Oct. 30,...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 14, 2013

Will USC Keep Orgeron? Maybe

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor After USC routed California Saturday, scoring 62 points, I began hearing from Trojan fans who asked the same question. They wanted to know if Ed Orgeron has a chance...

 
 Sports    November 14, 2013

LA Sports Council Elects New Board Members

Nine new area sports and business leaders have been elected to the Los Angeles Sports Council's board of directors for a two-year term. Joining the 84-member board are: Christopher Brearton, Managing...

 
 Arts    November 14, 2013

AVPA Presents 12 Angry Jurors

Culver City High and AVPA's Blurred Vision Theatre Company will present its second weekend of Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Jurors. A "co-ed" adaptation of the well-known drama 12 Angry Men, the play...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

MEETING CANCELLED-UCLA Sponsors Forum for Assembly Race

UCLA Government and Community Relations candidate forum for the 54th Assembly District Special election has been cancelled...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 14, 2013

Soc Sec Increase Wiped Out, Chronic Thieves, 49 Cent Letters

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Perhaps I should be smiling and full of good cheer. Yes, my friend, Social Security for 2014 will increase by about 1.5% starting in January. The very wild gypsy...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    November 14, 2013

A Banner Year For The Clippers

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist Much has been said in the past two weeks about a certain controversial step taken by 'Doc' - the Los Angeles Clippers coach. To remind you, when the Clippers are playi...

 
 Sports    November 14, 2013

D-Fenders Hire Luke Walton

Los Angeles D-Fenders have hired former Laker Luke Walton as a player development coach, it was announced by team President/CEO Joey Buss. "We are very excited to add Luke to our staff," said Buss. "H...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    November 14, 2013

Movie Review - CARRIE

Most of us are familiar with the story of CARRIE; be it through Stephen King’s novel or the classic 1976 Brian de Palma film starring Sissy Spacek, complete with the now iconic blood-drenched...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

Culver City Council

November 12, 2013 Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of November 12. At this meeting, the City Council: • Presented a Proclamation in honor of Veterans Day 2013. • Received a presentation from Southern California Edison...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    November 14, 2013

The Motel Life

An exploration into sibling relationships set in a world of life on the wrong side of the tracks comes to us compliments of real-life brothers, Alan and Gabriel Polsky, who make their feature...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    November 14, 2013

12-12-12

Sadly, the timing of release of 12-12-12 couldn't be more appropriate in light of the recent devastation in the Philippines. As we reflect on one disaster and take pride in the generosity of America a...