BREAKING NEWS-Police Nab Vandals

Culver City Police Officers captured three reputed gang members who strayed into Culver City to vandalize the local neighborhoods. At about 10:00pm Saturday night the police officers were patrolling...

Council Approves Expo Development Implementation Agreement

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter It took all summer but on August 25 the City Council, after what seemed like one postponement after another, finally approved an implementation agreement for...

Former C.A.O. Dale Jones Dies

Dale Jones, former Chief Administrative Officer of Culver City died last Monday at his home in Arizona. Jones, served the city from the early 1970's until his retirement in 1992. With the changes in...

Scandal Rocked West Basin Suspends Programs

At the board meeting on August 25, the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors unanimously voted to suspend the use of the directors' outreach and sponsorship funds, pending the...

Bay Foundation to Host Coastal Cleanup Day

On Saturday, September 20 from 8:15 am to 1:30 pm, The Bay Foundation (TBF) will host its 10th Annual Marina del Rey Kayak Cleanup Day Event. It is part of the greater annual Coastal Cleanup Day...

Fall Recreation Programs Registration Open

The Fall 2014 edition of the Culver City Living recreation brochure is now available online at www.culvercity.org/CulverCityLiving. You can check out the latest brochure to learn more about the wide...

Bill To Expand Contraceptive Rights Heads to Governor

As efforts to restrict access to birth control have recently won ground across the nation, both through the courts and state legislatures, Senator Holly J. Mitchell [D-26] of Los Angeles has won the...

Studios Estates Meeting Scheduled

The City of Culver City Parks Manager Patrick Reynolds and Public Works/Engineering Manager Mate Gaspar are hosting a public meeting for the residents of Studio Estates to discuss Landscape...

City Council Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of August 25. At this meeting, the City Council: • Presented commendations to Police Officers Leon Moore and Sue Sperling, Sergeant Mark...

WLA College Launches Alumni, Friends Association

West Los Angeles College has launched an Alumni and Friends Association. The purpose is intended to preserve the school's history, create greater opportunities with West alumni and the community and...

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Report

• Passing of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Commission Chair Rick Hudson - On August 9, PRCS Commission Chair Rick Hudson passed away unexpectedly at the age of 61 while at his...

Culver City Welcomes New Police, Fire Chiefs

Culver City has a new chief of police, Scott Bixby, and a new fire chief, Dave White. The double appointments of Bixby and White, both of whom had been serving as interim heads of their departments,...

This Is One Of Best Baseball Seasons

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When major league baseball added a second wild card team to this season’s playoffs I wasn’t sure this was a good idea. But I was wrong. With more teams in...

New Players Boost Centaurs' Football Hopes

Part 1 of 2 By Greg Goodyear Special to the Observer Last year Culver City High School football was the Ocean League champs when they beat Santa Monica in overtime and went 5-0 in league play. This...

Rivers Set With Clippers Until 2019

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Doc Rivers has proven himself over the years, most recently as coach of the Boston Celtics and then the Clippers. Obviously, new Clippers owner Steve Ballmer...

LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

The Lakers will tip-off the 2014-15 regular season with a home game at STAPLES Center on October 28 against the Houston Rockets, it was announced today. Highlights of the Lakers’ home schedule include a Halloween game against the Los Angeles...

Bullet Train Costs Soar to $68 Billion

It was 21 years ago in 1993 that the 50-day siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas ended as, some believe, federal agents caused the fire which destroyed the structure and killed so...

MOVIE REVIEW: The November Man

Tougher than Steele! Better than Bond. Brains over gadgets. It's Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan, as THE NOVEMBER MAN. At the top of his game, Brosnan engages and entices with a mature intelligent sexiness...

MOVIE REVIEW: Life of Crime

Who doesn't love a good Elmore Leonard novel or film adaptation? Certainly writer/director Daniel Schechter does as with LIFE OF CRIME, an adaptation of Leonard's "The Switch", he delivers a film...

MOVIE REVIEW:When The Game Stands Tall

151. That's the number of games the De La Salle High School Spartan football team won - consecutively. That's right. In a row. Without a loss. A 12-year winning streak. It's a record that will stand...

Culver City Film Festival Planned

Organizers of the inaugural film festival for Culver City have announced the first film festival will be held next year. Culver City has not hosted a film festival in several years since the now defunct Backlot Film Festival ceased operations. The...

MOVIE REVIEW: Guardians of the Galaxy

I admit it. I had some doubts when it was announced James Gunn (whom I admire and am a fan of his work) would be directing GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY. Although I had no doubts about Gunn nailing the...