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 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    December 8, 2016 

Asia May Be Funding Huge Growth In Inglewood

As reported in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners (Board of Supervisors as it’s called in California) voted 5-0 to spend $13.4 million for the new countywide...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    December 8, 2016 

The New Political Lexicon Explained

Words are just words. You think? While we may think we know what words mean, the stamina is in their associative power. (Think you know what stamina means? Please see below). Fuzzy, friendly words...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 8, 2016 

Dear Editor

The press release from Karen Bass on the death of Fidel Castro was not stupidity, rather simply ignorance. Take it from someone who was there until Jan.4, 1961 having lived the first two years of the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 8, 2016 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, The Vulgar Herd reared its ugly head, saw the river with the bully-gators, got a glimpse of the elite and them that's with em, standing off to the side, waving the Herd on to the river,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 1, 2016

Barrage of Plastic Pollutants Enter SM Bay from Rains: Call to Action

I bumped into local photographer, Fabian Lewkowicz, on the bike path next to the Pico-Kenter Storm Drain this past Monday morning at 7:30am. I was in a hurry to get to work, but took my ninth annual ...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 24, 2016

Columnist Suggests Year-Round Culver Classes

The County of Los Angeles is planning a tax to fund drought planning, which will be introduced in an election after November 2016. When we get to Baltimore, Maryland we plan to see the National Great...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    November 24, 2016

Is It Worth Being Excellent?

When you see those people at the top of their form, how do you think they got there? Do you wish you could sing like Streisand or play like LeBron James? Do you think Frank Sinatra had it easy...

 
 Opinion    November 24, 2016

Message From the Superintendent

Culver City Families, We have never been more proud of our students. Culver Unified is, and must always be, a haven of diversity and opportunity for young people of all walks, talks, ages and...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 17, 2016

Will The Culver Sanitation Department Close?

Is the rumored closing of the Culver City Sanitation Department true? Is billionaire medical doctor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, buying the Culver City Sanitation Station and causing the sanitation...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    November 17, 2016

Family Drama

Anything’s possible with families today. Yet viewed with antediluvian wisdom, it's the way it was; la plus ça change. What's up with families was a recurring theme throughout the American Film Inst...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 17, 2016

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I was one of the thousands of dedicated volunteers who worked on the Clinton Campaign at the Culver Studios. Once again the city of Culver City and the Culver Studios have done us proud...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 11, 2016

Your Vehicle May Need A Checkup

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says one vehicle in eight still needs to be checked for defective Takata air bags. NHTSA recommends owners check for recall information, and...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    November 11, 2016

Election Burnout? How To Recover

I'm sick of the election and don't want to write about it anymore. So today I'm writing about compassion, which we will all need regardless of what happens next Tuesday. Five decisive days to go, how...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Election Burnout? How To Recover

I'm sick of the election and don't want to write about it anymore. So today I'm writing about compassion, which we will all need regardless of what happens next Tuesday. Five decisive days to go, how...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    November 3, 2016

It Will Be A Long, Long Complex Election Day

This election on November 8 will be so long, what with federal offices, judges, propositions, bonds and taxes, and the “facts” mailed by the pro and anti camps, you just have to wonder how many...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Dear Editor

Dear Editor. For your reading edification or disdain, the following will be my votes on the 17 propositions on this year’s California ballot. Prop 51 – Yes: Authorizes $9 billion in bonds for cons...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Highest Community Debt Ever Looming

Dear Editor, I’m wondering if the city made the school district aware of the looming cost of the Clean Water Act when school board members were deciding how much bond money to ask from the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Let's keep our Police Chief and Fire Chief more directly accountable to the people

Let's keep our Police Chief and Fire Chief more directly accountable to the people by keeping them directly responsible to the City Council, rather than transferring this power to a City Manager. 1. T...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Former Mayor's Endorse Charter Change

As former Mayors of Culver City we urge Culver City voters to join us in supporting Measure CA on the November 8 ballot In 2006 the voters approved changing our City Charter and our system of...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    October 27, 2016

Another Parcel Tax? It's A Possibility

So what happened to the $20 bill? Just how long does it take to remove President Jackson and put in Harriet Tubman? I believe the Central Valley’s bullet train just shot its backers in their feet....

 
 By Jon Coupal    Opinion    October 27, 2016

Goblins and Gobs of Tax Hikes - Plus Your Property Tax Bill

As any reader of this column knows, voters will be confronted come election day with billions and billions of new tax hikes and bond measures (which, of course, result in their own tax hikes). But let’s not forget that there is another reason for...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    October 27, 2016

America's On Edge

It's going around, like December's flu. We're all afraid of it, and everyone's catching it. You're not sure if you've got it; you just sense something's wrong. Feeling anxious? Fear, foreboding,...

 
 Opinion    October 27, 2016

Mayor Clarke Explains Culver City Ballot Measures

On November 8 the voters of Culver City will head to the polls and cast votes that will have a significant impact on daily life. In addition to the Presidential race and other State contests, there...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 27, 2016

Dear Editor,

Dear Editor, Do you want to preserve democracy in Culver City? If so, please go to the end of a very long ballot on Tuesday, November 8 (or when you receive your vote-by-mail ballot), and vote NO on M...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    October 20, 2016

Columnist Likes Kim Nguyen For Superior Court Judge

Kim Nguyen is running for Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Office 158. Kim placed first in the June primary election, and is now facing off against the second place finisher. Currently, Kim is...

 

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