Rape Alleged At Culver City High

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A Culver City High School student has filed a lawsuit against the Culver City Unified School District in regard to sexual abuse that she allegedly suffered from...

Message from the Superintendent

Dear CCUSD Community, I am writing with an important message regarding the recently filed lawsuit against CCUSD that has been noted throughout various media outlets. Let me open my comments with this ...

CCFD Responds To Major Fire at City Border

Units of the Culver City Fire Department were dispatched at 7:35 pm Friday o a structure fire at 6050 Jefferson Blvd. which housed "Inner Gardens" garden supply company on the border of Culver City...

Jim Landry Elected Friends of Ballona Wetlands President

In its January meeting the Friends of Ballona Wetlands Board of Directors elected Jim Landry as its President. Landry succeeds Andy Henderson, who ended his term of successfully leading the Friends as it prepares to embark on the long awaited...

A Peaceful Option for Pet's Final Journey

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ― Anatole France Anyone who has ever had a beloved pet will relate. Sadly, many can...

"Progressive" Slate Elects Delegates To Demo State Convention

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher A group claiming to be the "Progressive Slate" Swept the caucus election to represent the 54th Assembly District at the upcoming Democratic State Convention....

Chamber Installs Officers

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Kevin Lachoff was installed as the 2015 Chair of the Culver City Board of Directors last week at the Chamber's annual installation along with the newly elected...

City Manager's Update

Transportation Department • Line 7 Extension to the Hayden Tract – Culver CityBus began its Line 7 extension service to the Hayden Tract on Monday, January 12. The extension to the Hayden Tract...

Linwood Howe – Sailing to College Success

By LaShon Rayford, Linwood Howe Parent & Executive Assistant – Human Resources CCUSD Sailing requires the courage to Explore, Dream and Discover. The students of Linwood E. Howe Elementary...

Culver's Connolly Earns Dean's List Recognition

Aileen Connolly of Culver City has been named to the 2014 fall semester Dean's List at Ohio Wesleyan University. To qualify for Dean's List recognition, Ohio Wesleyan students must achieve a grade...

Kings GM Dean Lombardi Named Top LA Executive

The Los Angeles Sports Council has named Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi as the 2014 Sports Executive of the Year. Lombardi, the architect of the 2014 Stanley Cup Champions, will be ...

Former USC Coach Bob Boyd Dies

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor I was a young sportswriter, in my 20s when I joined the staff at the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. There was a UCLA background in my family. My brother had graduated...

Culver Girls Have Won 32 Straight League Games

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter "... and keeps on ticking." Over the course of the past three years the Culver City High girls basketball team has attained that favorable standard. The Centaurs have...

Who's More Super? Wilson or Brady?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Russell Wilson or Tom Brady? The quarterback who plays best in Super Bowl 49 on Feb. 1 will likely lead his team to the NFL championship. Wilson, a third round draft...

Ducks Win But Kings Honor Blake

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks met for the third time this season in the always much-anticipated “Freeway” rivalry at Staples Center on Saturday....

Cavaliers Add To Clippers' Frustration

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Clippers failed another mid-term exam on Friday. This time, the “professor” was league superstar LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers who ended up...

A Vote For Andra Hoffman

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist On March 3 we are electing candidates to the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. I have talked to Andra Hoffman and reviewed her background ...

Styx To Perform At Saban Theatre

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter On January 23, Styx and their front-man, Tommy Shaw, along with James “JY” Young, Lawrence Gowan, Todd Sucherman and Ricky Phillips (along with the...

A Winter's Concert, Saturday, January 31, 8PM

A Winter's Concert Saturday, January 31, 8 PM Earlier this month a full moon alighted over the Tower of Veterans Memorial Auditorium, where the orchestra will perform for the next concert. While there is howling at the moon, applause at the concert...

MOVIE REVIEW: Paddington

I have never known the world without Paddington Bear. Born into the literary world around the same time as myself in 1958, Michael Bond's "A Bear Called Paddington" has been a mainstay of not only my ...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Wedding Ringer

Ringing my bell with laughter is THE WEDDING RINGER. Directed by Jeremy Garelick and co-written by Garelick and Jay Lavender, THE WEDDING RINGER goes into what is, in many respects, virginal best man ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

I was one of the lucky few press who, several months ago, was treated to some early clips of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB. My appetite for more was quickly whetted on seeing just brief...

MOVIE REVIEW: Little Accidents

Although in limited release, an indie gem that requires mention, and your attention, is LITTLE ACCIDENTS. Written and directed by Sara Colangelo, LITTLE ACCIDENTS is a very profound and...