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 By Letters    Opinion    April 24, 2014 

Dear Observer

Dear Observer, We have seen your article by Lynne Bronstein about the recent Foreign Relations of the United States volume (“Documents Reveal Howard Hughes' Role in CIA Sub Retrieval”) and would...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 24, 2014 

Jeff Muir Hits The Mark

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I honestly don’t know what’s so fascinating watching someone trying for hours to outrun the highway patrol and the helicopter. Nowadays police use the pit...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 17, 2014

City Has Their Hand in My Pocket

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist For those who are familiar with the terms par, eagle, birdie and tee, you just know the lead paragraph is something about golf. And you would be right. Golf began...

 
 Opinion    April 17, 2014

CORRECTION

Last week’s Commentary by Observer Columnist Neil Rubenstein was in error. Two of the founder’s names were incorrect. They should have read Diane Netzel and Dale Jones. The Observer regrets the error....

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 10, 2014

Culver City Education Foundation: From Little Acorns Great Trees Grow

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist It wasn't that long ago that many of us were called by Barbara Netzel and Harry Jones to attend the formation meeting of the Culver City Education Foundation....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 10, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Elaine Hirohama and Nancy Kuechle, co-presidents Culver City Friends of the Library and to whom it may concern, I truly do not understand how you can feel "delighted"!? To announce that...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, A common refrain anyone will hear coming from me is that I love living in Culver City because of the ability we have to actually speak with our community’s leaders. Over the 14 years I...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Why We Support Jeff Cooper and Jim Clarke. They’re proven leaders. They’ve demonstrated their ability to collaborate with council colleagues, guiding the city through some very...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, We are supporting Jeff Cooper for City Council for many reasons. Over the many years that we have known him, he has demonstrated strong leadership skills, a willingness to go the extra...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, This past year as mayor, Jeff Cooper led us through tough economic times and recently outlined plans to increase city revenues. He works with his colleagues in seeking to find ways that...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing you today in order to advocate for a cause dear to my heart. Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services is aiming to expand their suicide crisis and prevention services. Didi Hirsch...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Did you know that PXP has now done over 150 frack jobs using a variety of differently named processes in the nearby oil field? Are you concerned about the escalating magnitude and...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, We are writing to publically declare our support for the re-election of Jeff Cooper. We have known and supported Jeff for many years because we feel he is exceptionally qualified to...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dump Red Light Cameras?

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Let me be the first to tell everyone, “My eyes don’t lie.” The old sergeant doesn’t have macular degeneration or cataracts or glaucoma. Recently I saw...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 3, 2014

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Two years ago, when Jim first threw his hat into the ring to fulfil an unexpired term, he had an amazing political resume. He graduated from the US Coast Guard Academy rising from Ensign...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 27, 2014

A Look Back At 2010

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Recently a friend spoke to me while I was shopping in Aisle 8 and suggested I review a previous issue of the Observer. Casually reaching into the file cabinet...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Remembering Culverites, Zaragosa, Sellers, Davidson and Violin

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I was wondering, what does one do when it rains cats and dogs? Since we are in a drought I didn’t spend much time dwelling on this subject. Maria, AKA “the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Dear Editor

The contract between the City and Redflex ends on March 28, so it's likely the council agenda for March 24 will include a staff recommendation to add another five years of red light cameras. Here are...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 20, 2014

Dear Editor

Culver City should soon decide to end the use of red light cameras, for many different reasons. Red light camera tickets send about two thirds to three quarters of the total fine revenue out of the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 13, 2014

How Important Are Foreign Language Classes?

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) has probably the very best program in the State of California to teach elementary students Japanese. When many of...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 6, 2014

Fun Things to do Close to Home

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist March is upon us and many of my friends are wondering where can I go that is new and different, close by and reasonable. Try these. Story time at the Santa...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 27, 2014

Beware Of Tobacco Advertisements

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist From the "hard to believe" file: It was on Feb. 15, 2013, slightly more than a year ago, that an asteroid crashed into Russia with a force estimated to be about 5...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 20, 2014

Ridley-Thomas (Mark that is) For Congress?

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I see State Senator Rod Wright is awaiting sentencing by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kennedy. This will allow Gardena Assembly Member Bradford to move up....

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Sebastian, Kudos To Jeff Muir, The Beatles…And More

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Sebastian, Sebastian, Sebastian, please get in touch with me and tell me if it is true. There is a vicious and mean-spirited rumor saying you appointed Scott...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Dear Editor

At the February 10 Culver City Council meeting, the council made clear that it intends to proceed with the decommissioning of the ice at the Culver Ice Arena as quickly as possible, due the city’s...

 

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