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Articles from the November 28, 2013 edition

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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 28, 2013

NEWS BULLETIN-USC Hires Sarkisian As Football Coach

USC hired former Trojan assistant Steve Sarkisian as its head football coach Monday. Sarkisian was head coach at the University of Washington the last five years, compiling a 34-29 record, including...

 
 Sports    November 28, 2013

Angels To Begin 2014 Season at Home

The Angels announce they’ll begin the 2014 season with a series at home against the Seattle Mariners March 31 and April 1 and 2. The inter-league games against the Dodgers will be August 4 and 5 at Dodger Stadium and August 6 and 7 at Angel...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Supporters Turn Out For Cooper's Re-Election Campaign

Nearly 100 supporters turned out to voice their endorsement of Mayor Jeff Cooper, who is seeking re-election to a seat on the Culver City Council in the April, 2014 election. Held at the Veterans...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Light up the Season

Celebrate the season of goodwill at the annual Culver City Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration, presented by the Downtown Business Association and the City of Culver City on December 5 at 6...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    November 28, 2013

Culver Volleyball Loses In Playoffs

The Culver City High girls volleyball team was well on its way toward the CIF Championship match when things took a sudden detour a few nights before that. It happened just one block south of the 405...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Ridley-Thomas Garners More Endorsements

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas announces that Jeannine Wisnosky Stehlin, president of United Parents of Culver City and Madeline Ehrlich, former president of the Culver City Board of Education have endorsed...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Bass' Bill to Allow Hiring Preference For Locals

Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Culver City) introduced legislation that will allow transit agencies like the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to prioritize hiring local residents...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    November 28, 2013

City Manager's Update

Community Development Department • Platinum Investment Group – A Building Permit has been issued for a new 13,600 square foot single-story commercial and retail building with 11,000 square feet...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Golden State Water Company Donates 9,000 Turkeys

Golden State Water Company, which serves Culver City, (Golden State Water) announces it will donate and distribute more than 9,000 turkeys to deserving non-profit organizations this holiday season as part of its annual Operation Gobble outreach...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 28, 2013

Voting, political War chests and Police Salaries

I forgot to mark my calendar so I missed the November 5th birthday celebration of that wonderful actor, Joel McCrea. I see the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will be celebrated this year on No...

 
 Obituaries    November 28, 2013

Former Culver Resident Lorna Stamm Dies

Lorna Stamm was received into the arms of the Lord on November 10 in McKinney, TX. The youngest of four children, she was the last surviving child of J. E. and Alma Morris of Grand Island, Nebraska....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 28, 2013

Dear Editor

It was with great sorrow that I discovered the recent campaign literature sent out to torpedo assembly candidate Sebastian Ridley-Thomas and paint him as nothing more than the product of nepotism....

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Young Students Benefit From WLA Programs

For years, West Los Angeles College has been a place where kindergarten through high school students could enrich their academic skills through programs like Westside Extension, Upward Bound and the...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 28, 2013

UCLA Loss Gives Arizona State South Title

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Arizona State Sun Devils will be playing in their first Pac-12 Championship, game as they defeated UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, 38-33. The Sun Devils go...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 28, 2013

Santa Monica Loses, Venice Wins

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Santa Monica High's football season ended in a 42-10 loss to Lompoc. It was the third straight year Samohi reached the second round of the CIF playoffs. Santa Monica...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    November 28, 2013

Kobe's New Contract Brings Excitement, Uncertainty

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As the editor of this newspaper I urge my columnists to take a stand on issues. I don’t tell them what stand to take, but merely let readers know their position....

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Medical Assistant Training Available at WLA

The California Employment Development Department (EDD) projects the job market for medical assistants in Los Angeles County will increase 29.2% until 2018, with an average of 876 openings per year....

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    November 28, 2013

Verdi Chorus Presents Fall Gala Concert

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter I know that Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi is smiling with pleasure from the beyond as The Verdi Chorus presented its fall gala concerts this past weekend in...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 28, 2013

THE DAY JFK WAS SHOT

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of a dark moment in American and world history-the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the...

 
 News    November 28, 2013

Winter Session is Reinstated at WLAC

West Los Angeles College will again offer a Winter Session, thanks to a return of more adequate funding to the accredited California community colleges. Most of the over 70 sections are transferrable...

 
 By Cheryl Giraud    News    November 28, 2013

The Recipe Spot

By Cheryl Giraud Special to the Observer At this year’s Thanksgiving Day dinner, instead of asking for the mashed potatoes, you might say, “Please pass the latkes.” Or, at your Hanukkah...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    November 28, 2013

Everybody Wants A Friend Like Matt Barnes

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist Matt Barnes is one of the strongest defensive players in the NBA, excelling through his entire career with his determination, efficiency, his blocking abilities,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 28, 2013

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I’ve known Chris Armenta for over a decade. Having served with him for four years on the Culver City Council, I know his heart is in the right place. When asked if I would endorse his...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 28, 2013

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, As Culver City residents we are so lucky to have our former Mayor, Councilmember and City Clerk Christopher Armenta running for the 54thDistrict State Assembly seat (that’s our District...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 28, 2013

Dear Editor

Dear Editor: Opponents of candidate Sebastian Ridley-Thomas in the upcoming 54th District Assembly race are drilling sideways to extract whatever votes they can from a tapped-out campaign. Without an...