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 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    August 7, 2014

Dodgers Pass Test Against Angels

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw got off to a rocky start in the second game of the two-game homestand against their “I-5” rival Angels, but thanks to closer...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 17, 2014

Dream Job: Being a Laker Girl

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Every July, there is summer excitement brewing at the Toyota Sports Center, the Lakers headquarters and practice facility in El Segundo. No, it wasn't the news...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    July 3, 2014

Fab Four Celebrate Beatles 50th

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter During the season-opening concert on Saturday at the Starlight Bowl in Burbank, I closed my eyes and listened to The Fab Four sing a Beatles song and thought...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 3, 2014

Dodgers Win With Kershaw Shutout

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers pitching ace and arguably "the best pitcher in the world" according to teammate Matt Kemp, finished off the Cardinals on Sunday by hurling 13 strikeouts in seven innings...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    June 19, 2014

"Stayin' Alive"- Barry Gibb in Concert

By Steven Lieberman Culver City Observer Barry Gibb is still “Stayin’ Alive” as he appeared last week with his 11-piece band at the Hollywood Bowl, the last stop on his solo six-concert...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    June 19, 2014

Kings Win Stanley Cup At Home

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter No team in the history of the National Hockey League (NHL) has ever won the Stanley Cup by winning three seventh games on the road in the first three playoff...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    June 5, 2014

Sterling Saga Moves Forward With Clippers Sale

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter After a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks was released in April, he was fined $2.5 million, banned from NBA games for...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    May 29, 2014

LA Chamber Orchestra Wraps Up Season

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was a magical, awe-inspiring close to the 2013-14 season for the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) on Sunday at Royce Hall. Maestro Jeffrey Kahane pulled...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    May 22, 2014

Kings Win, Salute Retiring Salanne

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It has been a miraculous run for the Los Angeles Kings so far in the playoffs. In round one, they managed to pull off a reverse sweep of the San Jose Sharks, winn...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    May 15, 2014

Giants Give Dodgers More Trouble

It was a heated four-game series battle between the Dodgers and Giants this past weekend at Dodger Stadium -- one of the best rivalries in sports history. The Giants put forth a “Giant” effort as...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    May 8, 2014

Verdi Chorus Scores Again

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Anne Marie Ketchum, Music Director and Founding Artistic Director for The Verdi Chorus (now Frank and Merle Strauss Artistic Director), pulled out all the stops...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    April 10, 2014

Kemp, Ramirez Spark Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter If there are “Twin Towers” in baseball, they would have to be Dodgers sluggers Hanley Ramirez and Matt Kemp as they both cranked out two homers in the final...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    January 30, 2014

Master Chorale Celebrates 50th Anniversary

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Los Angeles Master Chorale, a cultural icon heralded around the globe for its exceptional artistry, pulled out the stops for their 50th anniversary weekend...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 30, 2014

Ducks Win Dodger Stadium Hockey Spectacle

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The NHL’s 2014 Coors Light Stadium Series made a stop at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night which featured the Southland rival Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    January 16, 2014

Clippers Expose Lakers' Problems

An injury-depleted Lakers team was dominated by the Clippers, their intra-Staples Center rivals, being blown-out, 123-87, on Friday. The 36-point victory margin was the Clippers' largest ever against...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 28, 2013

UCLA Loss Gives Arizona State South Title

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Arizona State Sun Devils will be playing in their first Pac-12 Championship, game as they defeated UCLA at the Rose Bowl on Saturday, 38-33. The Sun Devils go...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    November 28, 2013

Verdi Chorus Presents Fall Gala Concert

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter I know that Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi is smiling with pleasure from the beyond as The Verdi Chorus presented its fall gala concerts this past weekend in...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 14, 2013

Newcomers Help Kings Win

The Los Angeles Kings have been bringing their “A-Game,” playing without the services of sharp-shooters Jarret Stoll and Jeff Carter. Since both players have been out of the lineup with injuries,...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    November 7, 2013

Red Sox, Cardinals Explain Memorable World Series

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The St. Louis Cardinals were looking for revenge after being swept, 4-0, by the Boston Red Sox in the 2004 World Series. After putting forth a good effort, the Ca...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    October 31, 2013

Vannelli Coming To Saban Theatre

By Steven Lieberman Observer reporter Gino Vannelli, who took the music world by storm in 1978 with his smash hit “I Just Wanna Stop” (#4 in the United States), will perform at the Saban Theatre...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 24, 2013

Dodgers Must Adjust To Playoff Loss

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was “WWII” in St. Louis at Busch Stadium last weekend as the Dodgers were to face Cardinals hurlers Michael Wacha – the rookie-sensation - on Friday in...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    October 10, 2013

Gleeful Fans Celebrate Dodgers' Victory

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It’s been four long years, but the Dodgers have finally clinched another best-of-five National League Division Series to advance to the NL Championship Series....

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    September 5, 2013

Puig, Greinke Spark Dodgers

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Viva Puig! On Sunday, since it was Cuban Heritage Day at Dodger Stadium, right-fielder Yasiel Puig decided not to disappoint his fellow Cuban fans. He delivered a...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    September 3, 2013

Puig, Greinke Spark Dodgers

Puig, Greinke Spark Dodgers Viva Puig! On Sunday, since it was Cuban Heritage Day at Dodger Stadium, right-fielder Yasiel Puig decided not to disappoint his fellow Cuban fans. He delivered a...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 1, 2013

Puig Sparks Dodgers’ Sudden Burst Of Success

Puig Sparks Dodgers’ Sudden Burst Of Success Dodger Stadium resounded with chants of fans calling out “MVPuig” as the final game of the seven-game homestand came to a close on Sunday against...

 

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