Prominent Culver Rotarian Ed Little Memorial Service Set For September 27

Edward C. Little, long-time Culver City Rotary Club member-among many of his community contributions-and the director of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo, passed away last...

Get Your Zumba® On For a Good Cause

By Sandra Coopersmith Feature Writer What do you call a woman who transformed herself from a "morbidly obese couch potato" (her words) to a vibrant Zumba® instructor whose busy schedule includes...

Adam Campos Graduates from Coker College

Adam Campos of Culver City graduated from Coker College May 17 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education (Sport Management). Coker College has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately...

Heritage Faire Coming Up

The 34th annual Norwegian Heritage Faire will be held at 3835 Watseka, Culver City on Saturday, and Sept.27 from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is free. Scandinavian imports and gifts will be for sale. There will be demonstrations of Scandinavian crafts...

West Basin Awarded Half A Million

West Basin Municipal Water District was awarded $538,530 by Southern California Edison for implementing energy-efficient improvements during its most recent expansion of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility. With its latest expansion, the...

Culver Fire Department Awarded International Accredited Agency Status Again

On August 13 the Culver City Fire Department received International Accredited Agency Status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established...

City Manager's Update

By John Nachbar City Manager City Clerk’s Office • Vacancies to be filled on Culver City's Commissions and Committees - The City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce the application period for ...

Body Found

Units of the Culver City Police and Fire Departments last Friday responded to a report of a body near the paddle tennis courts at the corner of Culver Boulevard and Elenda Street. The male victim was deceased. According to Lt. Jason Sims from the...

La Ballona Creek Cleanup

On Saturday, September 20 from 9 am to noon the Ballona Creek Renaissance (BRC) will be meeting at the Ballona Creek bike path entrance next to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library at4975 Overland Avenue to conduct the annual Ballona Creek cleanup....

Culver Cross Country Starts Fast

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Who wouldn't want to run in The Great Cow Run, one of the best-named athletic events in Southern California? And that's exactly how the Culver City High 2014 cross...

Culver Tennis Girls Defeat Windward

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Game, set, match. The 2014 Culver City High girls tennis team won its season home-opener, 11-7 on Tuesday, September 9, against Windward School, an emerging local...

NFL Returning To LA? Maybe

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor After many years of rumors about the National Football League returning to Los Angeles it’s easy to dismiss such talk now. But one of these years an NFL may move...

UCLA Recruit Ruled Ineligible

Heralded UCLA basketball signee Jonah Bolden has been ruled ineligible for the coming season by the NCAA. The 6-foot-9 power forward, a native of Australia, was ruled a partial qualifier after he left Australia after last season had started to play...

Culver Loses a Heartbreaker

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The first line in this story easily could have read: 'On any given Friday night...' Ultimately it was a game that evoked an element often missing from high school...

I See No Defense for Ray Rice

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor I never like to see anyone lose their job. If someone screws up I look for ways he or she can learn from a mistake. But this does not apply to Ray Rice, the...

$350 Million Saves 15 Minutes

By Neil Rubenstein Observer columnist I didn’t know and nobody told me about the law which took effect on Jan. 1, 2013 and set a 2018 target date for public employees to pay half their retirement...

Getting There From Here

By Matthew Hetz Guest Commentary There are theories, and there is reality. The emerging Metro light rail system in Los Angeles, and particularly Phase II of the Expo Line, is facing the conflict...

Blast From The Past Coming To Saban Theatre

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Get ready for a blast-from-the-past as the triumvirate of famous classic rockers - Stephen Bishop, John Ford Coley and Bill Champlin make an appearance at the...

Communist Guardhouse Comes to Culver City

The Guardhouse that formerly watched over the legendary media headquarters of the German Democratic Republic in East Berlin (Allgemeine Deutsche Nachrichtendienst "ADN," Public German News Service) is coming to Los Angeles in time for the 25th...

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...

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...

MOVIE REVIEW: No Good Deed

Continuing with themes of old adages and films lensed within a single confined space, I turn your attention to NO GOOD DEED. As your mother always told you, no good deed goes unpunished and that's...

MOVIE REVIEW: TUSK

I have long been an admirer of Kevin Smith’s filmmaking ethic; although not always a fan of some of his films. He has taken the bull by the horns - in this case, the walrus by the tusks - and...

Former Culver Fireman Ray Moselle Dies at 98

Ray Moselle, 98, of Culver City,died on September 10 after a long illness. He is survived by his sons Raymond and Richard (Nancy), his grandchildren Amanda Hyder (Travis), Vanessa Moselle (Anthony),...