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 By Letters    Opinion    June 21, 2018 

Dear Editor:

One year ago, fire fighter Cory Iverson died tragically battling the huge Thompson fire in Ventura county. Only 32 years of age, he left behind a wife and two little ones. Now comes Neil...

 

Los Angeles Firefighter Earns Half a Million Via Overtime

How one LA firefighter turned a $90,000 salary into $1.6 million over four years. Overtime pay that was at least triple his regular salary in each of the past four years allowed Los Angeles...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    June 14, 2018

Rare Chance: Dancing With Films + New Media

There's a chance, if you dare, to see films you might never see; films at film festivals hope to nab distributors, yet most won't make it. You might get lucky enough to find them, one day, somewhere.....

 

Do You Like Garlic?

The Brandeis Men’s Group meets the third Wednesday at Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium on Overland and Culver Blvd. Listen to dynamic speakers discussing very interesting topics. We fund...

 
 By Bill Seals    Opinion    June 7, 2018

OPINION

The NFL needs to take a stand. The NFL just wants to be loved. In a recent Gallup poll, American football was picked by 37% of U.S. adults as their favorite sport to watch. The next-most-popular sports are basketball, favored by 11%, and baseball, fa...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    June 7, 2018

Smart And Spicy

Just as exotic spices and Marco Polo were at the crossroads of civilization, importing culture today, as well as the films that influence our culture, can shape lives. Ideas have a profound impact;...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    May 31, 2018

Smart And Spicy

By Carole Bell Do you know what Garifuna is? It's the most unusual film festival I've ever been to. This weekend, try to go to GIIFF, the Garifuna International Indigenous Film Festival. You are...

 

Marijuana Taxes So High, Users Might Seek Former Providers

If you are into Gospel Music than you need to get to the California African American Museum in Exposition Park before August 26th, 2018 to see “How Sweet the Sound”. The museum uses vintage...

 

Sad About Norm's Closing

Just remember, “Our Gasoline Tanks” should not be Sacramento’s piggy bank. Perhaps you’ve heard, but I haven’t; what is happening with the prison at Guantanamo? When you are, hungry and...

 
 By Kelly Kent PhD    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Take It to The People

Like other Culver City residents, I love our town because of its sweet, little village feel, in the middle of the looming and vast Los Angeles metropolis. And when I think of maintaining Culver...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Two Kidnappings and a Trip to Trieste

Just as exotic spices and Marco Polo were at the crossroads of civilization, importing culture today, as well as the films that influence our culture, can shape lives. Ideas can have a profound...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Reader Says No to Recall

To the Editor: Re: Outrage Continues; Residents Exploring Recall, May 10, 2018 My immediate reaction to Alex Fisch and Daniel Lee winning the two available council seats was to wonder if Meghan...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Reader Claims Councilman Lee Lied

Dear Editor, I am appalled, but not shocked, at the events that took place at the City Council meeting on 4/30/2018. Goran Eriksson was elected to serve on the Council by the people of this city and...

 

State Senator Hertzberg Proposes New Taxes on Services - Haircuts, Beauty Shops and Veterinary Visits

A memo from our Congresswoman the Honorable Karen Bass. Somewhere in Russia, Vladimir Putin is laughing at us as Paul Ryan and Devin Nunes receive a slap on the back and “job well done” from...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 10, 2018

Bassilian Blasts Demagoguery in Council Election

Dear Editor, The leftists of Culver City have been hailing the Fisch/Lee victory as a defeat of a privileged old guard. So yes, let's talk about privilege. Let's talk about how Fisch used his...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 3, 2018

No Representation for Fox Hill

So, there we were Marie AKA "The Wild Gypsy Lady" and myself at our favorite secluded roadside coffee, ice cream and waffle restaurant next door to the De Soto car dealership. Maria overhead a...

 

Will Sacramento Tax Your Drinking Water?

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist After all these years scientists found a new body organ. It’s called Interstitium and just might help to better understand its impact on diseases, such as...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 26, 2018

Dear Editor,

I was not going to say anything initially about the April 10 Culver City election. However, I now feel I have to. I was very involved in working with my husband, Marcus Tiggs, as he campaigned for a...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 26, 2018

Expression of Gratitude to All City Council Members

City Council members, because of our recent city council race, this has been a time of celebration for some, and a time of frustration and disappointment for others. I regret this, but it’s...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    April 26, 2018

Delicious Movies at COLCOA French Film Festival

The charm that suffuses great films pervades COLCOA, the French film festival currently at the Directors Guild of America Theater, Even the name itself beguiles: City Of Light, City of Angels. This...

 
 By Paul Jacobs    Opinion    April 26, 2018

DEATH OF NONPARTISAN LOCAL ELECTIONS?

During the last few weeks Culver City residents have had the opportunity to attend more than 15 candidate forums throughout our neighborhoods where they were able hear our council candidates speak about Culver City issues and residents could ask ques...

 

Remembering Our Warriors National-Vietnam War Veterans Day Created

As you recall, it was mentioned in this column last year President Trump signed legislation creating March 29th as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. In recognition the Exchange (PX) offered lapel pin...

 

No Place in Culver City For Character Assassination

EDITORIAL No Place in Culver City For Character Assassination The vicious and uncalled for personal attacks on two candidates running for City Council are reprehensible and deeply disturbing. What is...

 

Public Invited to Desalination Project Meeting in El Segundo

The voters spoke loud and clear on April 3, 2018 when Sydney Kamlager received 65 percent to assume the 54th District Assembly seat vacated by Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, due to health concerns....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 5, 2018

Support For Tiggs Crosses all Lines

Dear Editor, I’m a Democrat and I’m Marcus Tiggs’ Campaign Manager. You may be wondering, with all the negative flyers making the rounds, why a Democrat would support Marcus Tiggs for Culver...

 

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