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NEWS ALERT:Culver CityBus On Detour

Hiking Culver City Woman Rescued

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A Culver City woman, who was hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park on Saturday and met with an injury, was rescued by the collaborative efforts of the California ...

Bass Back Release of Drug Offenders

In a press release issued by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Culver City) she announced her support of the United States Sentencing Commission vote to authorize judges to reduce drug sentences for over...

NEWS ALERT:Culver CityBus On Detour

Culver CityBus Line 6 and rapid 6 will be on detour, beginning 9:00 pm Friday, July 25 – 6:00 am Monday, July 28th, 2014, between the LAX Transit Center and the Metro Green Line Station due to the...

Party in the Park Returns

Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City's "Party In The Park" returns on August 22-24 at Veterans Park in Culver City. Last year, Fiesta attracted more than 25,000 visitors over the course of the weekend....

Assemblyman Will Hold Public Hearing on Law Enforcement and Mentally Ill Supects

Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D-Culver City) will seek public testimony from health, mental health and law enforcement experts to examine protocols and procedures for law enforcement...

VJCC Presents Scholarships to Culver High Grads

The Venice Japanese Community Center presented scholarship winner at the 2014 Nisei Week Court during the annual VJCC Summer Festival on June 21. VJCC President Hiro Harada presented $600 scholarships to four outstanding high school graduates...

Culver City Rotary Launches "5th Wednesday" Evening

The public is invited to join the fun on July 30 from 6:30-8:30pm to experience Master Mentalist Carl Christman from Hollywood's famous Magic Castle. This is not a TV show. Carl Christman will...

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Update

B City Manager City Clerk’s Office • Baldwin Hills Conservancy Board of Directors Position Announcement - The City Clerk’s Office announces the application period for the City Council’s three ...

Learning from Dog's Playbook of Life

"Try this: Run barefoot through a field. When dogs run, their paws paint the earth with grace." That's just one of the suggestions in "Life's a Bark," the delightful new book by award-winning author...

Culver City Rotary Launches "5th Wednesday" Evening

The public is invited to join the fun on July 30 from 6:30-8:30pm to experience Master Mentalist Carl Christman from Hollywood's famous Magic Castle. This is not a TV show. Carl Christman will...

Blind Passengers Still Ride Free

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter After considering whether to have blind passengers pay a fare equivalent to disabled fare on Culver City busses, the City Council on July 14 decided to retain...

CarFit for Drivers 55+

The Culver City Senior and Social Services Division will host a CarFit event on Saturday, July 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Culver City Senior Center. CarFit is an educational program...

City Fleet 1# in Nation

By Beth Lindley Special to the Observer The Culver City Transportation Department is riding high after being named an Elite Fleet by Government Fleet magazine. The award was announced in late June,...

Centaurs Face Uncertainty with League Changes

By Fred Altieri Observer Sports Reporter Culver City High will have two new Ocean League opponents to contend with for the approaching athletic school year due to league realignments within the South ...

Culver Sports-Year in Review

By Fred Altieri Observer Sports Reporter Part 2 of 2. Part 1 appeared in last week's Culver City Observer. Both Part 1 and Part 2 are available for viewing online at www.culvercityobserver.com The...

Mitch Chortkoff Recovering

Mitch Chortkoff Is recovering from surgery His column will return...

Culver City Summer Camp Invaded by Raider

Culver City Summer Camp, in conjunction with NFL Play 60, the National Football League program to promote exercise through 60 minutes of fitness had their punt pass and kick day on Wednesday, July 2. ...

Prison Populations Drop as Marijuana Laws Soften

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist With states decriminalizing marijuana and scaling back 1970s-era drug laws, admissions to state prisons have fallen from 689,536 in 2006 to 553,843 in 2012. New ...

Don't Let Up Against Terrorists and Boko Haram

Terrorist group Boko Haram made headlines last April when its members kidnapped 276 female students from a government school in Northern Nigeria. The Islamic Jihadist and terrorist organization claimed the abduction, promising to enslave the...

'Sordid Lives,' a solid production, relies on themes of family

By Beth Lindly Special to the Observer Local theatre troupe Kentwood Players' production of "Sordid Lives," a dark comedy penned by Del Shores, is a familiar, enjoyable piece of theatre. It unfolds...

MOVIE REVIEW: Magic in the Moonlight

From a 1925 Alfa Romeo to Jacki Weaver draped in $2.9 million in diamonds to period perfect 1920's French couture to the ethereal elegance of Cap d'Antibes and Mouans Sartoux to the ever dashing...

MOVIE REVIEW: Planes: Fire & Rescue

Dusty delivers! He dives, he swoops, he scoops, soaring into our hearts again! PLANES: FIRE & RESCUE may be the epitome of the Disney themes of "friendship first" and "lend a helping hand", not...

MOVIE REVIEW: Maleficent

Be she known as the "evil fairy" who casts a spell on the infant princess Aurora dooming her to die when she pricks her finger on a spinning wheel in Charles Perrault's "La Belle au bois dormant" or...