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Articles from the May 19, 2016 edition

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Emergency Service May Be Moved From Here

I have mentioned this several times before, so to many it will be no surprise. In the room I use as my office I have five-drawer filing cabinets. a two-drawer filing cabinet, plus numerous boxes so...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    May 19, 2016

Smart And Spicy

This is the United States, after all, not a banana republic. Yet there've been so many "unusual" things happening in primaries around the country that some think Time Magazine should name "irregularit...

 
 By Fred Altieri    News    May 19, 2016

Cooper Komatsu Advances to Scripps National Spelling Bee Finals!

Cooper Komatsu, the 13 year-old eighth grader, has once again proudly represented Culver City Middle School. This morning, Thursday, May 26, he advanced through the 4th - 7th rounds of the 2016...

 

Shake-up at City Hall

Assistant City Manager and City Clerk Martin Cole has reportedly vanished from city hall after being informed by City Manager John Nachbar that he would no longer be assistant city manager but would...

 

City of Inglewood to Host 2021 Super Bowl

LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2016) – The Los Angeles region was selected to host Super Bowl LV in 2021, the National Football League (NFL) announced. The selection of Los Angeles follows a highly...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 19, 2016

Expo Line Finally Comes To The Beach

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The long awaited connection between downtown Los Angeles and the beach will finally be a reality on May 20 when the Metro Expo Line's Phase Two opens, connecting t...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 19, 2016

Local Artists Decorate New Expo Stations

The new stations on Phase 2 of the Metro Expo Line feature, as do all the Expo Line stations, original, site-specific art murals by local artists. Artists were commissioned to create the art works...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 19, 2016

Cahlil Hooper Races to Culver School Record in Boys 200m Divisional FInals!

Culver City High was well represented by its two performers in three events today at the 2016 CIF Southern Section Track and Field Divisional Finals held at Cerritos College Stadium in Norwalk. The...

 

Hall of Fame For Johnnies Pastrami

For more than 65 years Westside residents have flocked to Johnnies Pastrami and now the Vienna Beef Company has recognized what Culverites already knew and inducted Johnnies into the Vienna Beef Hall of Fame. In the letter from the Chairman of the Bo...

 

Elegance Reigns At Senior Center

"Spread your wings and fly" was the theme for a dazzling afternoon Sunday, May 15 at the Culver City Senior Center when 10lovely ladies strutted their stuff in formal attire, displaying their own...

 

Helen Penagraph of Culver City Graduates from Ohio Christian

Helen Penagraph has graduated from Ohio Christian University with a Master of Arts in Pastoral Care and Counseling. Ohio Christian University, founded in 1948, is one of the fastest growing...

 

Lakers Will Get No. 2 Lottery Pick

The Lakers were in position to get the No. 2 pick n the June 23 NBA draft. But they could have gone a lot lower because of the league's annual lottery. They didn't go lower. The Lakers held on to the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 19, 2016

Culver Baseball: Undefeated League Champion

Momentum combined with continuity and execution is a beautiful thing to behold. For the first time in years the Culver City High Centaurs swept the Ocean League with a 10-0 record as they shut out...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 19, 2016

Luke and Emily

Six years ago Luke Walton was a player for the Lakers and six-year-old Emily Olshan was a fan who was attending her first NBA game. Who knew what the years would bring? Walton completed his playing...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 19, 2016

Farewell LA Sports Arena: Thanks For The Memories

When a closing ceremony was held last Thursday for the official ending of the Los Angeles Sports Arena after 57years my mind wandered into the past. “I used to work there,” I told my friends. Then...

 

MOVIE REVIEW-High-Rise

British director Ben Wheatley first caught the attention of many when he threw his hat into the feature film ring with "Kill List". Already known for his episodic television work across the pond,...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 19, 2016

Culver City High Wins 1st Round CIF Playoff Baseball Game!

The Culver City High Centaurs won their first CIF Baseball playoff game since 2012 as they shutout the Elsinore High Tigers 3-0 at home today, Friday, May 20. Culver starter Nolan Martinez pitched a...

 

Woman's Club Schedules Ice Cream Social

The Culver City Woman's Club is having its Annual Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 11 from 12:30 pm until 3:30 pm at the Culver-Palms United Methodist Church Social Hall, 4464 Sepulveda Blvd. There will be Ice Cream Sundaes, Banana Splits,...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 19, 2016

Culver Softball Honors Retired Coach Sargent

This was one occasion when the game took a back seat. On a perfect spring afternoon at Culver City High former head softball coach John Sargent and the late Rick Hudson were honored by the school on t...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: Green Room

I always knew "green rooms" could be dangerous places - especially back in the 70's and 80's at the height of metal and then with 90's punk and free-flowing drugs and alcohol, but Jeremy Saulnier...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 19, 2016

Culver City Baseball Advance to CIF Playoff Quarterfinals

The Culver City High Centaurs advanced to the quarterfinal round of the 2016 CIF Baseball Playoffs after beating San Luis Obsipo Tigers in a tight 2-1 ballgame on Tuesday, May 24 at home. Southpaw...

 

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