City Dumps Billboards

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Twenty-five speakers had signed up at the May 11 City Council meeting to protest a component of the proposed plan for a Hospitality and Entertainment District in...

Playground Issue Catches Council by Surprise

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter What might have been a routine procedure of passing Consent Calendar items one by one turned into a major discussion at May 11's City Council meeting thanks to an ...

Let's Party with the Puppies

When Adopt & Shop opened in Culver City last May it became the only nonprofit pet retailer in the state and yet it did so much more. In just one year they've provided nearly 900 pets with homes....

Culver City 7-11 Franchisees Knock One Out Of The Park

On April 26, 2015 Culver City 7-11 Franchisees Fawad Ursani, Brian Yi, Anil Ali, Nikhil Dhawan, and Matt Domeno partnered with SEI to host the Culver City Little League Picture Day. This is the 5th...

Culver Teacher Darla Pulliam Honored

Darla Pulliam, a teacher at the CCUSD Office of Child Development, has been named Los Angeles Universal Preschool Teacher of the Year. She will be honored at an event on May 27. "These are the kind of teachers that children will remember for the...

Culver And The Car Show: A Love Affair

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The love affair between Culver City and classic cars revved up once again in downtown on Saturday as the 12th Annual George Barris' Culver City Car Show took center...

Council Likes Poet Laureate Idea But Not Yet

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council has agreed that a Poet Laureate is a good idea for Culver City. But the hope that a poet would be chosen immediately was squelched as the council ...

Culver-Palms Church to Present Praise Band Concert

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church will present an afternoon of song and music at its Praise Band Concert on Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. Attendees can sing along with uplifting music presented by...

It's the Fifth Annual Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge

With the summer swim season right around the corner the LA Tri Club invites everyone into the pool to help prevent child drownings on Sunday, May 31 from 5:30 am to 4 pm at the fifth Annual Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge (C2C). The C2C aquatic...

Teacher of the Year, Employee of the Year Honored

More award winners than ever before were honored at the Culver City Education Foundation's (CCEF) Tribute to the Stars gala fundraiser. Kelley Roberts of Farragut Elementary School was chosen as...

Peace Rising; A March Of Unity To Create Change

In response to the turmoil happening nationally around police brutality The Peace Project has organized PeaceRising, a march to bring all ethnic and religious groups together to create positive change in Culver City and their local communities....

Culver City Village Tree Preschool Has Multi-Family Yard Sale

Culver City’s Village Tree Preschool is raising money for a new universal playground. More than 20 families have donated items for this yard sale. Village Tree is a non-profit preschool that provides childcare and emotional support to families...

City Manager's Update

Community Development • Culver Village Business District – The Culver Village Business Association held its Second Annual Bunny Hop on Saturday, April 4. Participating Culver Village businesses...

Eriksson Announces For City Council

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Longtime Culver City resident and chair of Culver City's Finance Advisory Committee Göran Eriksson has become the first candidate to announce for one of the...

Temple Akiba Rededicated – L'chaim!

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer The Jewish teaching, "According to the effort is the reward," was evident on Saturday, April 25 as an aura of community, joy, light and love enveloped Temple...

Culver High Baseball Begins Playoffs On The Road

The Culver City High baseball team will begin their 2015 post-season quest on the road. The Centaurs travel locally to Palos Verdes High on Tuesday, May 19, to take on the Sea Kings at 3:15 p.m. in a ...

Culver Baseball Earns Playoff Berth

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Pitching and defense wins baseball games. It also allowed the Culver City High baseball team to clinch a CIF playoff spot on a beautiful spring afternoon at Beverly...

New York Joins APV Volleyball

Manhattan Beach and Huntington Beach are fixtures on the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) tour and New York has joined the group. For the first time in the AVP’s 32-year history a tournament in Manhattan has been added. The Inaugural...

NFL Makes Its Point With Brady

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The National Football League was far too lenient in punishing Ray Rice for domestic abuse. Commissioner Roger Goodell took a beating from the national press and...

Van Slyke, Greinke Add To Dodgers' Success

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was the Scott Van Slyke show at Dodger Stadium on Monday as he crushed a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Miami Marlins 5-3....

Ten Years Later He Gets His Wish

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I waited and it took well over 10 years but finally it now appears the government, at least in New York’s State Capitol, is starting to move on a problem I...

Dear Neighbors

Thank you everyone for your support whether that was contacting council, signing the petition or getting the word out. Our voices were heard at last night's City Council Meeting. They are still...

MOVIE REVIEW: Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron

While my love and admiration for Joss Whedon and the World of Whedon (not to mention the "Avengers" and that irascible Tony Stark aka Robert Downey, Jr.) knows no bounds, when it comes to AVENGERS:...

Doris Sayer Dies at 91

Doris Elizabeth Sayer was born May 22, 1923 in Middletown, NY, the only child of Frederick Winfried Posl and Gladys Caroline LaRue. God called her home on April 26, 2015 from Lantana, TX after...