New Post for Mark Scott

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Mr. Scott

Former City Manager Mark Scott says he wants to retire, but he just can’t. Work is too enticing. He has just accepted a new position – but more about that in a moment. The 67-year-old Mr. Scott, who served in Culver City from the spring of 2009 to the spring of 2010, recently finished a temporary stint in San Berardino. … Read More

Rhone Sweeps 3 States

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Former ATP pro Rollin Rhone of Culver City slices a backhand shot.

Former professional touring tennis player Rollin Rhone of Culver City won senior tournaments last month in the three western states without losing a set in the finals. The seventh-ranked player in the nation in the 60s-age bracket, Mr. Rhone took titles in the Oregon State, Washington State and Southern California Sectional Championships against players from around the country. “To win in … Read More

Three Clowns Escape Circus

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Dateline Charlottesville — Eight years after it was proved — even more convincingly than the moon landing — that a black man can get elected president of the United States of America, we still have slow learners stuck in the past. It’s the “Obliterate History Neanderthals” vs. the “I’m White and I’m Proud Brass Knuckle Draggers.” Truly, dumb and dumber … Read More

Bend the Arc – a Vague Concept?

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Liberals often can be identified by their imprecise language that feels better than consuming a jumbo box of chocolates. Or a box of jumbo chocolates. Take the Jewish liberal group Bend the Arc – please – as my late non-friend Rod Dangerfield used to plead. Bend’s definition of its mission  only is scary if the words are meant to be … Read More

Where Does Water Board Director Live?

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Hews Media Group-Community News has received a surveillance video providing strong evidence that Central Basin Municipal Water Director Leticia Vasquez has not been residing in the house she claims to live at within her district. Instead, she resides at the home of her husband, attorney Ron Wilson, on Northland Drive in Los Angeles. We have confirmed with the Los Angeles … Read More

Teachers Shun ‘Sacrifice’?

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Rachel M. Cohen has written a piece in The American Prospect titled “Under Trump, Liberals Rediscover School Segregation.”  It almost seems designed to rile both sides of the education policy debate. These kinds of articles always get my attention because it’s the easiest thing in the world to tell people exactly what they want to hear. The next easiest thing … Read More

What Goes Into Old Natatorium Space?

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Second in a series   Re “Super Enthusiasm for the New School Year” “Everything is ready for our students to come back,” says a constantly energized Leslie Lockhart, interim superintendent of the School District. Before discussing this evening’s School Board Workshop targeting the replacement for the fast-vanishing Natatorium, Ms. Lockhart turned to the immediate schedule. Registration is under way this … Read More

Mayor Cooper Speaks Out

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Culver City Mayor Jeff Cooper joined a fast expanding roster of civic leaders in lashing out at the white supremacists who ignited Saturday’s fatal melee in Charlottesville. “I am profoundly sad and angry due to the events in Charlottesville this past weekend,” Mr. Cooper said. After telling touring Israeli mayors last Friday what a storybook community Culver City is, he … Read More

Illegal Alien Tests the True Meaning of ‘Illegal’

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Mr. Avelica-Gonzalez

Depending on whether you are pro-illegal alien or pro-law, the heavily wrinkled deportation case of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez is an emotional cause. Twenty-five years ago when Our Pal Romulo was 24, he sneaked into our country. He later married and had two now-school-age daughters. Sounds like an Hispanic version of Father Knows Best. Except Robert Young was not a criminal. Since … Read More

Councilman Turns Fairness on Its Head

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Mr. Cedillo

In its uniquely heroic mission to provide labor opportunities for all persons (of one certain belief), the Los Angeles City Council is pondering a proposal that raises the notion of fairness to its loftiest level. Councilman Gil Cedillo has produced just the kind of off-base idea you would expect from a proud alum of the People’s College of Law. What … Read More