La Ballona Is Chosen

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La Ballona Elementary of Culver City is among five elementary schools chosen by the Center Theatre Group to participate in the inaugural Disney Musicals in Schools program. La Ballona is the only non-LAUSD school. The selected schools begin a 17-week musical theatre residency in January. Each campus will receive performance rights, education support materials and guidance from two teaching artists. … Read More

Winter Music Concert

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This is Winter Music Concert week at Culver City High School. The Pink Elephant Company of the Academy of Visual and Performing Arts will present Music for the Holidays on Thursday evening at 7 at the Vets Auditorium. Featured ensembles include the Culver High Concert Band and String Orchestra, as well as the AVPA Orchestra, Chamber Singers, Jazz Ensemble, and … Read More

Then There Was Warren’s Trumped-up Claim

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Fist doubled, Sen. Warren is ready to fight

The headline on Friday morning’s essay by my friend and colleague Tom Elias (“Hate Crimes up. Trump Did It”) condenses his thesis. In a state where millions of raggedy criminal illegal aliens recklessly and fearlessly flaunt our most sacred laws daily because liberal Hispanic lawmakers have inoculated them against arrest, Mr. Elias blames President Trump. Thrashing logic nearly to death, … Read More

Final Score Clear Going into Council Meeting

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Based on her public comments going into this evening’s 7 o’clock meeting. City Councilwoman Meghan Sahli-Wells has not the vaguest idea how many residents endorse her enthusiastic embrace of retail cannabis stores. With the second reading of a broad, dense retail marijuana ordinance at hand, neither does Mayor Jeff Cooper nor Vice Mayor Thomas Small. Together, the three form an … Read More

A Sad Take on Trump’s Courageous Call

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As a Jew, the most disappointing – but least surprising – reaction to President Trump’s landmark Jerusalem decision was the broad disapproval declared by non-Orthodox Jews. Politics, sadly, is their defining identity. It is more important to these anti-religious types to boo President Trump than to celebrate an astounding worldwide victory for their own people. The present generations of Jews … Read More

My Data Is Current, Theirs Is Old, Eriksson Asserts

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Mr. Eriksson

While the Los Angeles City Council this week approved a plan that will grant priority to retail cannabis applicants with marijuana convictions, in Culver City, the City Councilman Goran Eriksson is driving in the opposite directions. He concedes that he will not be able to change the mindsets of his three opponents on the Council when the cannabis rules discussion … Read More

I Am Getting Healthier, but…

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Just in the past few weeks, four important health aspects of my life have shown improvement. As I age, all is not going downhill, it seems. My Sleep My sleep has improved, apparently due to a combination of the following: After much experimentation, trying to sleep with each of the 14 pillows in my house, I finally decided that my … Read More

For Curren, the Price Is Wrong Nearly Every Time

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Mr. Price

Curren Price is given to ignorant racist statements that force you to ask how many times in a week he puts the correct shoe on the correct foot. Is he auditioning for Saturday Night Live? This week the daffy dope defender was celebrating a new Los Angeles policy regarding applicants to operate retail cannabis stores. The line sounds like a … Read More

The Unexpected Happiest Day of the Year

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Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Trump

Dateline Jerusalem — I am so proud to be an American and an Israeli.  This week has been a time of miracles for Israel. Less than a week before Chanukah, the Festival of Miracles, Jerusalem finally was declared the capital of the modern State of Israel. Mazal tov! Jerusalem has been the undivided eternal capital of Israel and the Jewish people for over … Read More

Transportation Tunnel Proposed

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A private business, The Boring Company, has proposed a human transportation tunnel that would run underneath the Westside. The proposed route spans from Hawthorne to West L.A., including underneath Sepulveda Boulevard through Culver City. Information, including a map of the proposed alignment, is available in the Frequently Asked Questions section of The Boring Company’s website. The Boring Company will give a presentation in a month, at … Read More