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Vote 'No' on Prop. 10

By Ron Bassillian With less than a month to the election, Prop. 10, the “California Local Rent Control Initiative,” is waking up as the sleeper issue of the state. Prop. 10 is a repeal of the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which protects...

 

AVOID THESE 'TOP 10 BUYER TURNOFFS'

Homeowners who want to sell quickly and for top-dollar should first clean up their house, a survey says. Other big turnoffs include uncontrolled animals and odors from last night’s dinner. DEAR...

 

Realty Roundup

Mortgage Rates Jump to 7-Year High Freddie Mac, the quasi-government agency that helps to provide home-byers and refinancers with the cash they need to get new loans, said on Oct. 11 that its weekly poll of lenders shows that mortgage rates have...

 

Culver Icon Frank Russell Parker Passes at 79

Frank Russell Parker, a longtime Culver City resident whose heartfelt version of the National Anthem stirred the hearts of thousands of attendees at Culver's Fourth of July fireworks show over the...

 

Great California ShakeOut

Watching the devastation caused by huriccanes Michael and Florence we are remionded that Culver City is in earthquake country. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine how we survive and how well we recover. With earthquakes an...

 
 By Josh Finley    Sports    October 11, 2018

Bruins Look to beat Cal

The UCLA Bruins travel to play the University of California on Saturday at 4 p.m. in a very important game. The game is significant because if the Bruins win it will be their first win of the season. UCLA is 0-5 going into Saturday’s game. It’s...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Dear Editor,

In the fall of 1979 I moved from New York State to Los Angeles. At a party, I asked where I might want to apply to work as a teacher. More than one guest suggested Culver City. I remember them saying...

 

Culver City, El Segundo Vie for Playoff Spot

The Culver City Centaurs are hosting the El Segundo Eagles, and it’s a very important night. Not only are the Cents most likely playing for second place in the Ocean League and a playoff berth, but tonight is also Homecoming and Senior Night....

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    October 11, 2018

LA Chargers Beat Raiders

Austin Ekeler was raised on a farm in Colorado and loves to go ice fishing. He played his college football at Western State Colorado University, a Division II school. There is nothing in his...

 

Rams Edge Out Seahawks 33-31

"Something special brewing here." - @JaredGoff16" tweeted Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff on his Twitter account following Sunday's 33-31 comeback victory in foul weather over the Seattle...

 

The Power of Play

This Fall, West Los Angeles College is hosting a speaker series themed "The Power of Play: The Impact of Play and Creativity on Education." Guest speakers include K-12 and college educators, an...

 

Measure K Puts District First, Kids Second

On the few lawn signs I’ve seen around the community supporting the passage of the School Board’s Measure K, there is displayed a sentimental slogan: “It’s for Our Kids.” The slogan is meant to invoke a heart-felt sentimentality that the...

 

More Reasons to Reject Measure K

The Los Angeles County Office of Education has just released its annual report of its county-wide Certificated Salary Survey for 2017-'18. On page 45 it showed just how much our Culver City School...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Vote 'Yes' on Measure K Tax Hike

I am writing in support of the parcel tax being voted on Nov. 6. Known as Measure K, it will add $189 to each property owner’s tax bill for each of the next seven years. Five years ago, our Culver...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Passage of Measure K 'Imperative'

When we think of what’s wonderful about Culver City, our schools are at the top of the list. Our community thrives because of our great schools. New homeowners pay top-dollar to move into our...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Culver Union Backs Property-Tax Hike

It is with great pleasure that the Association of Classified Employees—Culver City supports Measure K, an initiative that will bring much needed funds into our District. The funds from Measure K...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

More Support for Measure K

My three sons had the benefit of being educated in Culver City at no cost to me and my husband, Ed. California’s Education Code does not allow charging for most K-12 expenses. We were not obligated...

 

Historical Society to Host Film-Themed Night

The Culver City Historical Society is inviting the general public to its Oct. 17 meeting to celebrate Culver's early movie locations and see what they look like today. The free event will begin at 7...

 

Culver Blanks El Segundo 28-0

The Culver City High Centaurs blanked El Segundo High Friday night by a score of 28-0. Read all the details of the game from Sports Reporter Fred Altieri in this week's Culver City Observer newspaper or online at www.culvercityobs...

 

2018 NFL Power Rankings - Week 6

2018 NFL Power Rankings - Week 6 1. Los Angeles Rams (6-0) - The Rams just continue to roll, with the #1 ranked offense in the NFL and the #1 rushing offense in the NFL. November will offer a...

 

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