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El Rincon Students Learn How to Be Valenkind

Freedom to Marry

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter In an action that proves the times are indeed changing, the Culver City Council approved support of an amicus (friend of the court) brief from Mayors for the...

Baywatch Is Coming Back

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Douglas Schwartz, the innovative and iconic writer/director/producer who celebrates his 70th birthday this year and is known for "Soul Surfer," "Baywatch,"...

El Rincon Students Learn How to Be Valenkind

El Rincon Elementary School celebrated "Random Acts of Kindness Week," February 10 – 13. During that week, students were encouraged to think about the special ways they could practice kindness...

The First Yahrzeit of My Mom, Eileen Lieberman

By Steven Lieberman Of The Observer Staff (Read by Shmuel Greenwald at U. City Shul on Shabbos 2/21/15 – I sponsored Kiddush) My mom loved the U. City Shul and looked forward to attending the...

Guerilla Gardening

The Culver City Garden Club will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 pm in the Garden Room of the Veterans' Building, 4117 Overland Ave. The presentation, "Guerilla Gardening", will be given by Nathalie "Sunshine" Flores. There will...

Suspect Attempts Three Bank Robberies in Same Day

The FBI, the LAPD and the Culver City Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in learning the identity of a man suspected in three attempted bank robberies Thursday in Culver City and...

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Update

City Manager’s Office • Vice President Joe Biden at West Los Angeles College – On January 23 Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells participated in Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to West Los Angeles...

UCLA Eyes Challenging Baseball Schedule

UCLA enters the 2015 season looking to bounce back from a rough campaign last season which saw the team miss the postseason for the first time since 2009. The Bruins swept three games from Hofstra to ...

Lakers to Hold 16th Annual Youth Basketball Camp

The Lakers will hold "Camp Lakers 2015," presented by Denny's, a youth basketball day camp for boys and girls ages 9-18, this summer in two sessions. Hosted at Next Level Sports Complex in Garden...

Culver Girls Are Terrific In Playoff Opener

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter It was 'Showtime' - Centaur style, a game that would have made the fabulous Laker teams of the 1980's proud. There was even a little bit of magic involved. "Every blue ...

Jordan's Free Throw Problems Irritate Clipper Fans

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor I often attend Doc Rivers’ pre-game sessions with the media at Staples Center. The session was of particular interest last Thursday night because DeAndre Jordan...

Culver Softball Is Looking Good

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter With an influx of young talent teamed up with the leadership of veteran seniors and a core of returning quality players the Culver City High softball team can't wait...

Maxine Waters Honored For Major Contributions In Congress

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist It is always a delight being in the Steam-Refrigeration-Air Conditioning & Pipe Fitters Union Hall in Gardena. On Saturday, February 7 over 400 government...

Mame Is Coming To Kentwood

Kentwood Players presents the Tony Award winning musical MAME with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, from Friday, March 13 to Saturday, April 18, 2015 with...

MOVIE REVIEW: Post-Oscar Weekend Double Feature

Hot off Oscar-weekend, this week brings a fresh crop of films to tickle your film fancy. David Cronenberg and screenwriter Bruce Wagner collaborate to bring us the delicious (albeit polarizing) "Maps ...

MOVIE REVIEW: McFarland, USA

No one brings inspirational real life stories to film like Disney, especially when those stories center around sports. Be it horses, baseball, football or any other sport, you know you will be moved, ...

MOVIE REVIEW: KINGSMAN: Kingsman:The Secret Service

Let's just start by saying, Colin is King! We have always known that Colin Firth is the perfect romantic leading man, the perfect "Single Man", a man among men who can tug at the heartstrings and...

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 ...

Eighty percent of heart disease and stroke preventable

To think of heart disease and stroke as America’s leading killers is alarming, until you factor in the good news: 80 percent of heart disease and stroke can be prevented. No matter where you are in life, it’s never too late to make better...

Service Planned For Linda Motyl

Linda L. Motyl passed away on February 17, 2015 at Southern California Hospital. She is survived by her husband of 50 Years, Vince Motyl, her children, Debbi Catallini (Jeff), Theresa Todd (Mike...

Services planned For James Johnson

Anita Savage-Johnson worked in the Finance Department at City Hall for over 30 years before retiring in 2013; lost her beloved husband, James Johnson, on February 18, 2015. James had a rare gift of lighting up the room with his sparkling...