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Monday Night’s Grim Tale Will Not Be a Fairy Tale


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Faces will be grim for Monday evening’s 7 o’clock City Council meeting, especially for financially marginal singles and families hoping for housing assistance. Council will be told that there is a shortfall for the nine programs the Housing Division sponsors, and members will be asked to provide ...read

Council’s Mr. Everywhere – Color Him Neutral on Parking


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City Councilman Jim Clarke has been left untouched in the current kerfuffle over whether members of Grace Lutheran Church should be able to park around the corner in the first block of Farragut Drive. It has been off-limits to non-residents since 1982, and the church is hoping to change that.read

Very Personal Mud Flies in Face of Candidate Who May Sue


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Hews Media Group-Community Newspaper has obtained documents confirming that a website established last week for the sole purpose of denigrating Mario Guerra, Downey City Councilman and state Senate candidate, is being coordinated by key advisors to rival candidate Tony Mendoza.read

Ray Moselle, 98


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Ray Moselle, the last surviving crew member from the 1939 classic film, "Gone with the Wind," died last Wednesday. He was 98 years old. Funeral services will be held on Friday, at 11 a.m., at the chapel at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City. A viewing will immediately precede the service.read

O’Leary to Greenberg: Why Not Come to Me With Your Complaint?


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Vice Mayor Mehaul O’Leary was not happy that neighborhood activist Les Greenberg sent an ethics-complaint allegation to the city attorney last week instead of going directly to the source, the vice mayor himself. According to Mr. Greenberg’s complaint ...read

Sebastian Bill Kayoing ‘Dangerous’ Tenants Signed by Brown


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State Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D-Culver City, Crenshaw District) yesterday praised Gov. Brown for signing his bill, AB 2310, to remove dangerous tenants and ensure safe neighborhoods. The bill gives city attorneys in Los Angeles, Oakland and Sacramento enforcement tools to crack down on illegal weapons and unlawful gun and ammunition sales by renters in their communities.read

When Greenberg Charged, Mehaul Laughed and Deleted


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For those persons who know the very public persona of Vice Mayor Mehaul O’Leary, a two-pub owner, how do you think he would react to an arguably overheated charge by a neighborhood activist that he committed an ethics violation by not recusing himself from a case?read

How Should School Respond When Students Are Not Learning?


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It was time for Question Three on School District Supt. Dave LaRose’s list of four in the new school term as the Common Core concept debuts. Inextricably linked to Question Two – “how will we know if the students grasp and retain the new lessons?’ – Question Three is, “What do we do if they don’t?” asks Mr. LaRose. “That is a great deal of our focus now, how do we become systemic in our response when kids are struggling?"read

Cooper Responds to Blanket Ethics Raps by Greenberg


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If you can’t beat ‘em, accuse ‘em – could that be the philosophy of Les Greenberg, the most prolific neighborhood complainer about the outcome of last week’s City Council-supervised dispute between a church and Mr. Greenberg and his neighbors on one certain block on Farragut Drive. In kvetching letters to the office of City Atty., Carol Schwab, Mr. Greenberg has charged three of the four Council members who disagree with him – perhaps unprecedentedly – with ethical violations for failing to recuse themselves from the discussion.read

Rose Tells Why Culver City Doesn’t Need a Minimum Wage


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Second in a series. Culver City never has had a minimum wage law, and this is not the time to break the precedent, says Steve Rose, chief executive of the Chamber of Commerce. One reason such a law never has been necessary, he contended, is the dominant presence of the sprawling Los Angeles workforce.read


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