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Articles from the December 5, 2013 edition

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 By Stephen Hadland    News    December 5, 2013

Ridley-Thomas Wins Assembly Seat

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher In an election where no one was surprised Sebastian Ridley-Thomas won election to the state assembly for the 54th district on Tuesday. The district includes...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

A Taste of the Holidays in Culver Village

Celebrate the season with treats and holiday specials for the annual Holiday event in the Culver Village from 5 pm to 8 on December 10. There will be holiday entertainment as well as free Santa...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Bass and Mitchell Endorse Clarke

Councilman Jim Clarke announces two early endorsements for his re-election to a seat on the Culver City City Council next year. State Senator Holly Mitchell, who represents the 26th district...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Demo Club to Host Former Senator Kuehl

The Culver City Democratic Club with hold its Holiday Celebration and Silent Auction on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Veterans' Memorial Building, Rotunda Room, Refreshments at 6:45 pm. The guest speaker...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

King Plans Run For Council

Christopher Patrick King has announced his candidacy for Culver City Council in the April, 2014 election. King is President of CPK Mortgage and is currently serving as President of the Culver City...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

CCEF Inside Out Event Brings Out the Band & the Cheer

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) held its first ever Inside Out event on November 22. CCEF officers and CCUSD administrators were on hand to provide information about CCEF's achievements. B...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 5, 2013

Dentists, Government Snooping and Around the World

Haven't been to a dentist lately? You may be at an increased risk for heart attack or stroke. A few studies have shown poor oral health to increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, rheumatoid...

 
 Sports    December 5, 2013

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...

 
 Obituaries    December 5, 2013

Culver Resident Marjorie Farmer Dies at 75

Funeral services for Marjorie Farmer, 75, of Culver City will be held at a later day. In accordance with Marjorie's wishes, cremation has taken place. Marjorie passed away on November 27. Marjorie...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    December 5, 2013

Former Coach Neuheisel Gave UCLA Hundley

Former UCLA head football coach Rick Neuheisel was probably one of the most satisfied people in America after UCLA beat USC 35-17 Saturday night. Neuheisel recruited Brett Hundley three or four years...

 
 Arts    December 5, 2013

Staged Reading Coming to Douglas Theater

Lester Bangs, the rock critic who reached iconic status in the 1970s with his passionate, intellectually honest writing, is the subject of "How to be a Rock Critic," presented in a staged reading as...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 5, 2013

Venice Loses Playoff Game To Crenshaw

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Venice High, the last Westside team remaining in the current football playoffs, lost its semi-final game to Crenshaw, 30-25 last Friday. Crenshaw and Narbonne will...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 5, 2013

New USC Coach Must Recruit Remaining Players

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor There hasn’t been a lot written about this, but I’ve been told there are an unusually high number of USC undergraduate football players eligible for the NFL...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

City Scholars Honors Culver Executive Director

Recognizing that few, if any, events recognize the tireless commitment of non-profit executive directors who sacrifice to help low-income youth achieve against the odds, City Scholars® Foundation...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    December 5, 2013

Culver Places Second In Tournament

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter It was: "Heartbrrreak!", a phrase coined and famously emphasized by the late great Los Angeles Laker announcer Chick Hearn. The Culver City High boys basketball team...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

Rotary Club Sets Annual Luncheon

The Culver City Rotary Club invites the public to its annual holiday luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 11. The event will be held from 11:30 am to 2 om at the American Legion Hall, 5300 S. Sepulveda Blvd.,...

 
 News    December 5, 2013

AVPA To Host Bowl-a-thon

Culver City High's Academy of Visual @ Performing Arts is hosting its second annual Bowl-a-thon fundraiser Sunday from noon to 2 pm at the AMF Mar Vista Lanes, 12125 Venice Blvd. The students will...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    December 5, 2013

Movie Review - Ender's Game

The literary world first met young Ender Wiggins back in 1977 when he appeared as the protagonist in a short story written by Orson Scott Card. This was the story of a young boy named Ender set...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    December 5, 2013

Magic Johnson Tees Off On Lakers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor On Tuesday, it was opening night of the National Basketball Association season and former Laker great Magic Johnson was in peak form. However, Johnson is no longer a p...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 5, 2013

Money Available for Summer Concerts

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council took action this week to begin planning for the 2014 Summer Concert Series, a gesture which may help the popular free concert series toward an...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 5, 2013

Expo Construction To Include Street Closures

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Expo Authority's latest community meeting, held October 30 at Vista Del Mar Center in Palms, offered extensive information about the progress of Phase Two of t...