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Culver City High To Hold Parent Engagement Night

Culver City Finance Advisory Committee

Meeting of February 11 Here are some highlights from the Finance Advisory Committee meeting of February 11, 2015: At this meeting, the Finance Advisory Committee: Received a presentation from Jeff...

Culver's Tawfik Receives Honors

In addition to being named to the Honor Roll for the second grading period of the 2014-2015 school year Ahmed Tawfik of Culver City has been named a "Cadet of Distinction" at Army and Navy Academy....

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...

Culver's Sandoval Offered A Scholarship To Cornell College

Esme Sandoval of Culver City has been admitted to Cornell College and offered the Dean's Scholarship. One of the 40 "Colleges That Change Lives," Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a national ...

Vedant Swarup of Culver Makes Dean's List

Vedant Swarup of Culver City, a third-year student in the industrial design program in Rochester Institute Of Technology's College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, made the Dean's List for the fall...

Culver City High To Hold Parent Engagement Night

On February 26 Culver City High will hold its Parent Engagement Night – an evening of informative workshops and discussions on a variety of topics ranging from college admissions and career...

Rotary Club To Celebrate 85th Anniversary

On February 28 the non-profit Culver City Rotary Club will hold its 85th Anniversary to celebrate the many years Rotary has been giving back to Culver City, not to mention sponsoring numerous...

Woman's Club Fashion Show To Benefit Youth

Two local organizations, the YMCA Summer Camp Program and the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center, will benefit from the Culver City Woman’s Club Spring Fiesta fashion show on Thursday, March 12 at the Casa Sanchez Restaurant. Last summer several...

Culver Native Makes Whittier College Dean's List

Katie Back, a resident of Culver City, is one of the high-achieving students from Whittier College who made the Fall 2014 Dean's List. Undergraduate students are awarded Dean's List honors if he or...

Culver's Sandoval Offered A Scholarship To Cornell College

Esme Sandoval of Culver City has been admitted to Cornell College and offered the Dean's Scholarship. One of the 40 "Colleges That Change Lives," Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, is a national ...

Culver City Finance Advisory Committee

Meeting of February 11 Here are some highlights from the Finance Advisory Committee meeting of February 11, 2015: At this meeting, the Finance Advisory Committee: Received a presentation from Jeff...

Measles

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The recent outbreak of measles in Southern California is of concern to parents and school districts. Both legislators and educators are taking action to control...

Centaur Girls Victorious in CIF Playoff Opener

The Culver City High girls basketball team beat visiting Quartz Hill High, 63-43, in the first round of the 2015 CIF – Division 1AA Playoffs at Del Goodyear Gymnasium on Saturday night, February...

College Athletes Are Seeking Money

By Geore Laase Special to the Observer Recently a federal judge in Oakland found that the NCAA was in violation of United States anti-trust laws for not paying their major college football and basketball players due compensation for representing...

Angels Are Optimistic as Season Begins

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor In this space last week I speculated that the San Diego Padres could be as good as the Dodgers this season. A respected colleague, Lyle Spencer of mlb.com went a step ...

Culver Girls: 40 Straight League Wins

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The Culver City High girls basketball team will host Quartz Hill High in the first round of the CIF Division 1AA Playoffs this Saturday night, February 21, at 7 pm in...

Here's What Culver City Officials Are Paid

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist My dad had many witticisms and when he wanted to make a point he would utter one that just fit perfectly for the situation under discussion. Two of his favorites ...

Symphony Highlights Young Musicians Concert

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra continues its 2014-15 season with the concert: For Young Musicians. The concert is Saturday, February 28, 8 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave....

Center Theatre Group Elects First Latina President Of Board

The Board of Directors for Center Theatre Group, which includes the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, elected Kiki Ramos Gindler as President of the Board at the organization’s board meeting on February 12. With this appointment, Gindler...

Vanneli To Perform at Saban Theatre Saturday

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Since his debut release of "Crazy Life" in 1975, Gino Vanneli has remained one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music and is passionate and true to ...

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 ...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Wedding Ringer

Ringing my bell with laughter is THE WEDDING RINGER. Directed by Jeremy Garelick and co-written by Garelick and Jay Lavender, THE WEDDING RINGER goes into what is, in many respects, virginal best man ...

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...