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The Farragut Parking Problem Isn't Getting Better

Residents of the 10700 block of Farragut Drive, who banded together to oppose efforts to lift the Permit only parking restrictions to facilitate easy parking for the adjacent businesses refer to...

 

Temporary Housing For The Homeless? Maybe

Tom Lloyd of Culver City may be onto something to provide affordable temporary housing for the homeless and for victims of disasters, a proliferation of which have occurred locally in California as...

 

LET SCHOOL BOARD FIX ITS OWN MESS

In 2012 board members were bamboozled by the local teachers union and its own administrative-insider and teacher-advocate, Superintendent David La Rose--into agreeing to a five-year plan to raise teacher salaries to the LA County median salary. The...

 

Wall Street Journal Has Problems To Solve

My ears nearly fell off my head when I read in the Wall Street Journal the postal service has drained its $15 billion line of credit with the Treasury and defaulted on $34 billion in retiree benefit p...

 

Remember Parcel Tax Measure EE?

The last time the community voted on a parcel tax it was back in 2009 when our state legislature thought it wise to drastically under-cut education funding to balance its own budget. That’s when the state forced our school board to turn to local...

 

Vietnam War Veterans Get Their Day

It’s official. March 29th is permanently recognized as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The statute was signed into law by President Trump. Please don’t be upset when I tell you the Council and...

 

Time to Focus on School Choice in Culver City and Across America

Later this month schools, homeschool groups, organizations, and individuals in California and across America will work together to raise awareness about the importance of opportunity in K-12...

 

Martin Luther King Celebration Coming January 13

The City of Culver City will present the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Saturday, January 13, 2018 noon to 3 p.m. at the Culver City Senior Center 4095 Overland Avenue. Opening...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    January 4, 2018

Smart And Spicy

Walk, Carefully, Into The New Year I hope 2018 will be a year when you'll stay intact. Is the reason so many people are falling the time of year, or the time of life? "There are 27,000 ankle sprains...

 

Inglewood Bans Commercial Marijuana Sales

In Inglewood the City Council confirmed an earlier decision to ban the commercial sales of marijuana in the city following a public hearing September 26, at City Hall. A discussion about the proposed...

 

My Holiday Wishes

Did you see that little video online with the woman feeding a baby polar bear? From a few days after birth, it jumps to a week, then lists the number of days up to about three months as we see the...

 

Neil's Rebuttal To Anders' Letter

Here’s my attempt at a rebuttal to Bruce Ander’s letter written November 30-December 6, 2017.With so many dozens of brand-new teachers with little or no real classroom experience having been...

 

Karen Bass Reports

The following message is from an email to me from the offices of Congresswoman Karen Bass Do you know how many members of Team Trump have left or been forced out? Since Donald Trump took office in...

 

Marijuana Growth Isn't Slowing Down

Constellation Brands Inc. has agreed to take a 9.9 % stake in Canopy Growth corp., a Canadian marijuana company, and plans to work with the grower to develop and market cannabis-infused beverages....

 

National Police Week Is A Good Idea

Many police departments throughout our country took part in celebrating National Police Week. In 2016 one hundred and thirty-five officers were killed in the line of duty according to the National...

 

It's Not About The Gravy

The velvet texture of gratitude, as comforting as that first sip of hot cocoa on a chilling day; it cossets us, suffusing mind and body. Feeling grateful is good for us; it improves physical health...

 

Bass Issues Statement on Worst Bombing in Somali History.

On October 14 Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement after twin explosives were detonated in Mogadishu, the capital...

 

Did You Pay For A Traffic Ticket? Get It Back

Are you like everybody else seeing everything go up except wages? Can I mention the price of food, clothing, medical and let’s not forget gasoline or housing? Fortunately, Cousin Neil was driving on...

 
 By Jon Coupal    Opinion    November 9, 2017

Gas Tax Increase With Novocain

Have you ever had a tooth extracted without Novocain or some other pain killer? When facing something painful, it's always helpful to apply a numbing agent and, when administered by competent medical...

 

Imaginative and Historic

A good film entertains. A great film engages our feelings, and entertains; it teaches us. From Israel, Germany, Italy, and Spain, films beckon to our hearts. They call to us, at times as powerfully...

 

Sunshine and Good News

I decided to spend my birthday soaking in good news. Sunshine and laughter: a lovely way to spend one's birthday. * In Quebec, a six-year-old autistic boy was so super-sensitive it hurt to have his ha...

 

The Focus Honoree Will Be Karen Bass

The Los Angeles Focus 20th Annual First Ladies High Tea will take place on Saturday November 11 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, 9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills. Our Congresswoman the Honorable Karen...

 

Smart And Spicy

I decided to spend my birthday soaking in good news. Sunshine and laughter: a lovely way to spend one's birthday. * In Quebec, a six-year-old autistic boy was so super-sensitive it hurt to have his ha...

 

Where Is Respect for Life?

When the great Russian ballet dancer Ivan Nagy was asked if ballet dancing were as easy as he made it look, he confessed, "It hurts. It hurts," with a suffering smile and begging eyes. "It hurts." It...

 

Council Delays Cherness Vote For A Year

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse the City Council’s pitcher threw a spitter high and outside. Most of us who knew his Honor Judge Harold Cherness to be honest, fair and just; a person...

 

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