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 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 18, 2016

More Downtown Restaurants Close

Just weeks after reporting the closing of several downtown Culver City restaurants two more restaurants have closed. East Borough, a Vietnamese restaurant closed several weeks ago and Sāmbār, has...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 18, 2016

Parents Protest Firing of Camp Director

C3 Sunshine Camp, a summer camp along with an after school program, was run by Camp Director Adan Pulido, who works under a contract with the Culver City Parks and Recreation Department. Dozens of...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 4, 2016

Parents Protest Firing of Camp Director

C3 Sunshine Camp, a summer camp along with an after school program, was run by Camp Director Adan Pulido, who works under a contract with the Culver City Parks and Recreation Department. Dozens of...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    July 14, 2016

Observer Website

I would like to express our deepest apologies for our web site being down for maintenance. We are back up now and fully functional. The site will be completely updated with important new stories no...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    July 7, 2016

ANOTHER TAX?

The Culver City Council will decide on Monday if they wish to put a parcel tax on the November ballot for voters to approve or reject. The 1972 Clean Water Act established the National Pollutant...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 16, 2016

Council Appoints Commissioners

Mayor Jim Clarke opened the meeting Monday night holding a moment of silence for the victims of the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Fiesta La Ballona Chair Marcus G. Tiggs presented...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 9, 2016

KILLER'S CAR FOUND IN CULVER

The car belonging to the Gunman who shot Professor William Klug at UCLA last Wednesday was found on Washington Place in Culver City. Mainak Sarkar reportedly shot and killed his wife in Minnesota...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 2, 2016

Culver City Feels The Bern

Culver City got a surprise last Friday as the Bernie Sanders juggernaut rolled through the city on his way to a private meeting in the Hayden Tract. Obviously craving some coffee, the Sanders SUVs...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 12, 2016

Culver City Car Show Is A Success

The 13th Annual Culver City Car Show was a rousing success despite two major changes. First, the passing of Car Legend George Barris "The King of Kustomizers" who was a perennial figure at the show...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 21, 2016

Vote Tally Confirms Council Winners

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher With the counting of more than 1,000 mail-in and provisional ballots, the numbers for each candidate went up but the final result did not change, Meghan...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 14, 2016

Election Race Undecided

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher With over 1300 mail-in and provisional ballots yet to be counted, the city clerk has issued preliminary results but not a final vote total from the April 12 City...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 14, 2016

Mayor O'Leary Bids Farewell

Mayor Michael "Mehaul" O'Leary presided over his second Mayor's Luncheon last Thursday to a packed crowd at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Sponsored by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce the event...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 4, 2016

Sahli-Wells, Small and Eriksson Elected to City Council

Meghan Sahli-Wells, Thomas Small and Goran Eriksson were elected to three seats on the Culver City Council Tuesday night. The unofficial total as of press time were: Meghan Sahli-Wells 2,760 Thomas...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    Opinion    December 10, 2015

Planning Commissioners Ignore "Will of the People"

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher In Huntington Beach there is a shopping center that was built in 1969 and designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Jr., son of the famed American architect, to design the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    November 12, 2015

Batmobile Creator George Barris Dies at 89

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher George Barris, whose name was synonymous with many cars built of television shows and movies, has died at his home in Encino. George was 89. He was an avid...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    November 5, 2015

Kent, Burke Elected to CCUSD Board

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Culver City Voters elected Kelly Kent with 41% of the votes and Anne Allaire Burke with almost 32% to the Culver City Unified School District Board on Tuesday....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 29, 2015

Ice Rink Doomed

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher When the Culver City Ice Arena closed last year residents showed up in force at city council meetings looking for a way to save a valuable recreation facility...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    October 29, 2015

Kent, Burke Elected to CCUSD Board

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Culver City Voters elected Kelly Kent with 41% of the votes and Anne Allaire Burke with almost 32% to the Culver City Unified School District Board on Tuesday....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 11, 2015

Carol Layana: A Remarkable Life

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Carol Layana passed away this week at the age of 80. When Albert Vera Jr. texted the message to me I wept for over an hour. Carol would not have been pleased....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 28, 2015

ECF Recognizes Businesses Who Make Diverse Workplaces A Priority

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Exceptional Children's Foundation (ECF) of Culver City hosted a luncheon on May 19, to recognize and thank 70 business partners who understand and benefit from th...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 14, 2015

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...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    Obituaries    March 19, 2015

Services Held For Train Advocate Ken Ruben

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The graveside services were held last Sunday morning for Ken Ruben at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Commerce. Ruben, a train buff and longtime advocate for public...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 22, 2015

"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....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 22, 2015

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...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 1, 2015

Millions Rent "The Interview" Online

Wisdom has never been a part of North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un's education or he would have known that Bad publicity is better than no publicity at all. This proved true for the movie "The...

 

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