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 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 26, 2015 

Mayor To Speak On State Of The City

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The monthly General Meeting of the Culver City Democratic Club will be on April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Rotunda Room of Veterans Auditorium. Mayor Sahli-Wells will be...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 19, 2015

Dear Editor

Dear editor, Back in January 2015, the school board voted to go along with Superintendent LaRose’s mid-year recommendation to raise district salaries another two percent- across-the-board. This...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 19, 2015

Former Fire Chief Sellers Is Enjoying Vacation

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Recently I had the pleasure of discussing the 30-year career and retirement of my good friend, Chief Christopher Sellers. From January 1984 until June 2014, the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 12, 2015

Disease Threatens Orange Crop

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Why not check with Sacramento and see if the State Controller’s Office is holding your money in an unclaimed property account? Call (800) 992-4647 or go to...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    March 5, 2015

Science Fiction Author Is Coming Here

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Theodorsia and I are looking forward to Saturday, March 14 when from 6 p.m. to 7:30 Dr. Jeffery Clements, author and publisher of APHELION, will review, discuss,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 5, 2015

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Thank you for the wonderful article on our upcoming Feb. 28, 2015, concert. It means much to the orchestra. Regards. Matthew Hetz, Executive Director/President Culver City Symphony...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 26, 2015

Maxine Waters Honored For Major Contributions In Congress

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist It is always a delight being in the Steam-Refrigeration-Air Conditioning & Pipe Fitters Union Hall in Gardena. On Saturday, February 7 over 400 government elected...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 19, 2015

Here's What Culver City Officials Are Paid

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist My dad had many witticisms and when he wanted to make a point he would utter one that just fit perfectly for the situation under discussion. Two of his favorites...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 12, 2015

Beware of Endorsement Claims

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist As my brothers, sister and I were growing up in the southwest part of Los Angeles, Papa, like most parents, gave us good advice and taught his kids strong family...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 5, 2015

Some New Ideas For A New Year

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Can it be true? The pensions for generals and admirals will be trimmed to ensure they make no more in retirement than they earned while in uniform. I guess the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 29, 2015

Columnist Suggests A Vote For Garcia

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I must admit that prior to the Culver City Democratic Club endorsement meeting held on January 14 in the Veterans Auditorium Complex for Community College Board...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    January 29, 2015

Dear Editor

I’m responding to your coverage of events that occurred at Culver City High School in December 2013, and were reported to school officials and police in January 2014. Your report seems to be based...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 22, 2015

A Vote For Andra Hoffman

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist On March 3 we are electing candidates to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. I have talked to Andra Hoffman and reviewed her background...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 15, 2015

Some New Thoughts For The New Year

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist During the holiday season with large crowds scampering from store to store, my memory recalls the only establishments required by law to have defibrillators are...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    January 15, 2015

Dear Editor

Since Sony is still in Culver City you do have the obligation to feature them, but you write about a tenth-rate clown picture, and follow the standard news blogs about the North Korean...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    January 15, 2015

Dear Editor

Another person named Michael Landis (with no middle initial or no middle name) received a Red Light Ticket At Beethoven and Washington Blvd., I was informed by my automobile insurance company and...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 8, 2015

Police Need to Explain Procedures

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The Mayor and the Police Chief should be on the Culver City television station talking about procedures with choke holds, tasers, shoot-to-kill policy, etc.,...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    January 1, 2015

Online Spying Causes Much Concern

I’m not a computer whiz kid as many of us know, but I have been reading about this new malware and I am very concerned. It seems this advanced malware was used to spy on private companies,...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 25, 2014

Watch Out, You're Being Followed

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Do you sometimes have a feeling you are being followed? I don’t mean by the bad guys but by the law enforcement protectors. Well, friends, your suspicions...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 11, 2014

Dear Editor

I am writing to the Culver City Observer to urge the writing staff to reconsider using the terminology "Illegal Aliens" when reporting about issues related to immigration. Language is a powerful...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 4, 2014

Judge Cherness To Speak In Culver

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist What are you doing on Dec. 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.? My friend, your friend, our friend, the very Honorable Judge Hal Cherness will speak to the Culver City Democratic...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 27, 2014

Coffee Or Tea? You Decide

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Maria, AKA the wild gypsy lady and I were talking quietly in our usual coffee house. You know the one; it’s by the railroad tracks near the on ramp. She was tel...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 20, 2014

A Suggestion: Hire a Tutor to Teach Chinese

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist As you all know, I have for the longest time been advocating that the Culver City Board of Education phase out Japanese and instead teach Chinese. Another fact...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 13, 2014

China, Not Japan, Is The Future

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The Chinese recently bought the Waldorf-Astoria for $1.95 billion, or about $1.3 million per room. They also purchased AMC, Smithfield (the world’s largest...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 6, 2014

Pepper-Spraying Officers Must Be Revealed

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist It was just three years ago on the Davis campus of the University of California that campus police pepper-sprayed a peaceful student protest. The State Supreme...

 

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