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Articles from the February 13, 2014 edition

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 News    February 13, 2014

Planet Granite Cancels Lease

According to reports in both the Los Angeles Times and thefrontpageonline.com, Planet Granite has canceled their lease on the now closed Culver City Ice Arena. The report also asserts the lease can...

 
 By Lynn Bronstein    News    February 13, 2014

Arena Can't Reopen Until Damage Is Repaired

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter For a short time Monday night it looked like the third time might be a charm for the supporters of the Culver City Ice Arena. With the item once again on the...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Sebastian, Kudos To Jeff Muir, The Beatles…And More

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Sebastian, Sebastian, Sebastian, please get in touch with me and tell me if it is true. There is a vicious and mean-spirited rumor saying you appointed Scott...

 
 Arts    February 13, 2014

Culver Chamber Orchestra to Feature Young Talent

The Culver City Chamber Orchestra announces its next concert on Sunday, March 16 at 4 p.m. at Culver Palms Methodist Church, 4464 Sepulveda Blvd. At 3 p.m. there will be a kid friendly, hands-on...

 
 Arts    February 13, 2014

Culver Symphony to Present Winter Concert

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra continues its 2013-14 Season with, A Winter's Concert on Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue. Frank Fetta is the...

 
 By Culver City Police Department    News    February 13, 2014

Police Blotter

Car Burglary: On January 28at 7 am a victim called the police department to report her 2013 Ford truck was burglarized. The victim said she parked and locked her truck in the 6100 block of Centinela...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Culver Students Named to Dean's List at LMU

Loyola Marymount University has announced the students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2013 semester. Among them are nine students from Culver City: Michael Barreto, Sarah Kowalski, Steven...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 13, 2014

Loss to Hawthorne Jolts Centaur Boys

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter It wasn't the kind of Senior Night ending the Culver City High boys basketball team had dreamt about. The team was on the verge of having staged an against-all-odds...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Culver's Erlick Earns Second Academic Honor

Miriam L. Erlick of Culver City has been named to second honors on the Clark University Dean's List. This selection marks outstanding academic achievement during the Fall 2013 semester. To be...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    February 13, 2014

CHAMPIONS-Centaur Girls Win League Championship

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Senior Night was fittingly special for the Culver City High girls basketball team as it captured the Ocean League championship while cruising in the second half over...

 
 Sports    February 13, 2014

NASCAR Reveals New Championship Format

NASCAR has announced a new championship format that will put greater emphasis on winning races all season long, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    February 13, 2014

France Says "Merci!" to Murray Codman

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer French lesson for today: "À tout seigneur, tout honneur" (honor to whom honor is due). "I just did what I had to do," said Technical Sergeant Murray Codman, a...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Planet Granite Owner Calls Rink Supporters "Zealots"

In an email sent to Renee DeAngelis on January 9 by Planet Granite Owner/Founder Micky Lloyd he called the Culver Ice Arena supporters "zealots." He was congratulating her and comments, "Let's...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Lions Honor Sharpe and Rivas For Service

LONGTIMERS: Culver City Lions Dick Sharpe (at left), a 35-year member, and Lu Rivas, a 25-year member, display certificates and International Lions Club chevrons for their distinguished years of...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 13, 2014

Council Candidates Exchange Their Views

Four City Council candidates spoke about their positions on a number of issues at a candidates' forum held at the Culver City Senior Center on February 5. The candidates included incumbents Jim...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Observer Publisher Speaks To Rotarians

Steve Hadland, the Culver City Observer's publisher, was the featured speaker at Culver City's Rotary Club on January 22. Here he is receiving a "donation certificate" from Rotary president...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    February 13, 2014

City Manager's Report

City Manager’s Office • 2014 General Municipal Election (April 8, 2014): The City Clerk’s Office maintains a website with up-to-the-minute information about the upcoming election. That webpage...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Kaizuka and Culver City - a Long Running Exchange

On Sunday, February 16 Christopher Patrick King and Kirsten Bell will join Japanese marathoners from our sister city, Kaizuka, Japan, other runners from other cities in Osaka Prefecture, and guest runners from their sister cities, in the 21st Senshu...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Mitchell Pushes Wiretaps In Youth Sex Traffic Cases

Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) has introduced a bill to allow courts to authorize law enforcement officials to use wiretaps when investigating or prosecuting the trafficking of minors. Duri...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Woman Assaulted, Robbed at Westfield Culver City

Culver City Police report that an unidentified 60-year-old woman was attacked at Westfield Culver City on Monday. Police believe the two girls were nine and 16 years old and were not armed. The victim was walking to her car in the parking lots when...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Dear Editor

At the February 10 Culver City Council meeting, the council made clear that it intends to proceed with the decommissioning of the ice at the Culver Ice Arena as quickly as possible, due the city’s...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    February 13, 2014

Movie Review - Saving Mr. Banks

Making this the jolliest holiday of the year, SAVING MR. BANKS is, quite frankly, practically perfect in every way. Based on the true account of the making of "Mary Poppins", SAVING MR. BANKS is the s...

 
 
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