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 By Stephen Hadland    News    September 11, 2014

Rooooolin On Out After 51 Years

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Rita Zide, owner of Roll 'N Rye in Culver City, has announced the restaurant will close after 51 years in business. She plans to retire. "I started here in April...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    July 10, 2014

Billboards May "Light Up" Culver City

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher New digital billboards one of the busiest stretches of freeway in the nation, due to a proposal being considered by Culver City. The proposal presented to Culver...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 19, 2014

Sony Pictures Imageworks Says Goodbye Culver City-Hello Canada

Sony Pictures Imageworks is leaving Culver City and moving its headquarters to Vancouver, B.C. The company is moving into a new, state-of-the-art facility, capable of accommodating up to 700...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 19, 2014

George Petrelli Dies at 77

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher After waging a courageous battle against his illnesses, noted Culver City restaurateur George Petrelli passed away on Friday, May 30, at his home with his family...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 8, 2014

Child Abductor Strike Again, Twice

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher While Culver City Police cannot confirm the suspect is the same man who attempted to kidnap a Culver City Middle school girl last week all the signs point to the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 10, 2014

Cooper, Clarke Are Re-Elected

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Throughout the evening the election was never in doubt. From the absentee ballots which were counted first to the last precinct councilmembers Jeff Cooper and...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 20, 2014

Mayor Reports: All Is Well

Mayor Jeff Cooper delivered his address before a sellout crowd at the 34th Annual Mayor's Luncheon at the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel on Tuesday. The Annual Mayor's Luncheon is sponsored by the Culver...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 13, 2014

Shut'er Down

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher After city contractors and inspectors crawled all over the Culver Ice Arena last Friday, Michael Karagozian, owner of the ice rink property, has decided to turn o...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

Zoning Issue Slows Rock Climbers

Editors Note: this story is updated from last weeks story entitled SMOKING GUN on Culver City Observer's website By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Prior to the closing of the Culver City Ice...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

AOL Dumps Patch, All Westside Editors Fired

By Stephen Hadland Culver City Observer Publisher After suffering enormous losses reportedly in the hundreds of millions of dollars in the hyperlocal news market AOL has apparently dumped PATCH into...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 30, 2014

SMOKING GUN-Rock Climbers Need Zoning Change

Planet Granite may be facing an uphill battle in its efforts to bring indoor rock climbing to Culver City. Wednesday night, Culver City officials informed the Karagozian family, who are the property...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 30, 2014

Save the Rink

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The Iconic Culver Ice Arena is being forced to close its doors after 50 years by the owners who have already leased the property to a new tenant. Currently the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 23, 2014

Culver Officers Shoot Man Who Had Shotgun

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Police shot and wounded a man Friday afternoon outside a convenience store in Culver City after he pointed a shotgun at them, authorities said. After receiving a...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    December 19, 2013

Baldwin Hills Dam Collapse Marks 50 Years

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of The Baldwin Hills Reservoir collapse. The reservoir served as a water storage basin located on a just west of LaBrea...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    December 5, 2013

Ridley-Thomas Wins Assembly Seat

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher In an election where no one was surprised Sebastian Ridley-Thomas won election to the state assembly for the 54th district on Tuesday. The district includes...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    November 21, 2013

Malsin Flip-Flops, Pulls Armenta Endorsement

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Former Culver City Mayor Scott Malsin has endorsed Sebastian Ridley-Thomas in the special election for the 54th Assembly District seat and has withdrawn his...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    November 7, 2013

Levin, Paspalis, Robins Win Seats

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Steve Levin, Kathy Paspalis and Susanne Robins were elected to the Culver City Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night. Karlo Silbiger was...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    November 7, 2013

LAX Shooting Delays Culver CityBus

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The shooting at Terminal 3 at LAX on Friday and the subsequent shutdown of the airport and all roads leading into the facility caused massive traffic disruption...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 31, 2013

Ward Came to Police Station to Die

By Stephen Hadland Publisher It has become painfully obvious that David James Ward showed up at the Culver City Police Department headquarters early Saturday morning two weeks ago to end his life. No...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 10, 2013

Man Shot at CCPD HQ Identified

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The Los Angeles County Coroner’s office has identified the man shot by police officers when he entered the secure parking area of the Culver City Police...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 3, 2013

Special Election Called For December 3

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher As required by state law, Governor Jerry Brown has called a special election for December 3 to fill the 54th Assembly District seat vacated by Holly Mitchell...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 3, 2013

Message From The Publisher

For the past several months the staff at the Culver City Observer has been working on our new website which went live last Saturday. The site is user friendly and all our stories are organized by...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    September 26, 2013

Culver Police Kill Intruder at Police HQ

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher On Saturday at approximately 7:40 am a suspect entered the secure parking lot at the Culver City Police Department Headquarters on Duquesne Avenue. He apparently...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    September 19, 2013

Mitchell Elected To State Senate

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Assemblymember Holly Mitchell was elected to the California State Senate on Tuesday to represent the 26th State Senate District, which includes Culver City, in Sa...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 21, 2013

Culver Man Killed in Del Rey

Culver Man Killed in Del Rey Police have identified a man shot and killed in his car as Francisco Ayala-Mejia, 25, from Culver City. Saturday morning around 12:30 a.m. officers from Pacific Division...

 

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