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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 14, 2016

Rams Trade For NFL's 2016 Top Draft Pick!

The Los Angeles Rams 2.0 wasted little time in striking an impression upon its Southern California fanbase and beyond by trading with the Tennessee Titans for the National Football League's 2016...

 

Weekend Movie Roundup

Lots of good stuff opening in theatres this week, as well as on a concurrent digital/VOD platform, including the much anticipated Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK. Normally, I would devote full coverage to th...

 

Offense Is The Key To UCLA Softball This Season

The UCLA softball team relied on the pitching of Ally Carda last year to help them reach the College World Series. This season the Bruins will need to turn to their offense if they expect to reach...

 

Culver Walk & Rollers To Distribute Free Bike Helmets

Culver City Walk & Rollers will be distributing free bike helmets and providing free bike repair at their third annual Walk & Roll Festival on Sunday, April 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Culver City Middle School. The free, family-friendly event has a...

 

DANCING & THE STARS At West Los Angeles College

STAR PARTY: The community is invited to a free Star Party at West Los Angeles College on Monday, April 18 from 6:30 pm to 9 pm. Experience the night sky and its wonders through state of the art telescopes connected to a computer software program...

 

Santa Monica Sets Zero Waste Goal of 95% by 2030

The Resource Recovery and Recycling (R3) Division of the City of Santa Monica prides itself on being an environmental leader. In 2014, Council approved the Zero Waste Strategic Plan requiring the...

 
 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...

 

Free Acupuncture Treatments Are Offered

Pacific Coast Community Acupuncture will be celebrating spring by providing free acupuncture treatments for new and returning patients on April 30 from 8 a.m.to1 p.m. The clinic is located at 10812 1/2-A Washington Boulevard in Culver City. The new...

 

Kobe Bryant By The Numbers

• 48,527: Minutes played through April 7, 2016, the sixth most in NBA history • 33,521: Career points, third on the NBA’s all-time scoring list behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387) and Karl Malone (36,928) • 5,640: Points scored in the NBA...

 

MOVIE REVIEW - One More Time

Seems appropriate to go from Christopher Walken voicing King Louie to Christopher Walken being, well, Christopher Walken, in the charming comedy ONE MORE TIME. Paul Lombard was a star back in the...

 

How About Judge Harold Cherness Square In Culver City?

Where are you going to be on Friday, April 29 at 7 p.m.? If you love jazz like Theodorsia and I do and enjoy listening to international saxophonist Ner De Leon and special guest artist Donna Cunningha...

 

Ms. Culver City Elegance Contest Coming to Senior Center

The Culver City Senior Citizens Association and the Culver City Exchange Club are sponsoring the Ms. Culver City Elegance 2016 event on May 15 at 1 p.m. at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Avenue. The contestants are 60 years or older...

 

Culver Senior Citizens Association, Inc. Receives Champion of the Community Award

The Culver City Senior Citizens Association, Inc. (CCSCA) received an Award of Excellence from the California Parks and Recreation Society (CPRS) and was honored at the 68th Annual CPRS Conference & Expo, held in Long Beach last month. For more than...

 

CCHS Student Recognized for Outstanding Service, Achievement

Mayor Micheal O'Leary and Culver City Fire Chief David White recognized CCHS Student Kyle Hiroto Lorrin on Tuesday, April 5 for Outstanding Community Service for his actions in response to an alarm in...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 14, 2016

Mr. Rubenstein,

I enjoy your articles, especially, about the pension disaster upcoming, but do have a disagreement with you. You cannot complain about the Korean garment business moving to Texas and yet endorse the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 14, 2016

Concerned About Fox Hills Developments

Dear City Council: I was very distressed at hearing that the strip mall in Fox Hills is in escrow. It seems that there are a few options being considered for this coveted parcel of land. I am hoping...

 

USC Chooses Lynn Swann As Athletic Director

Former USC football star Lynn Swann has been chosen as the new Trojan Athletic Director. Swann, a wide receiver who played on four NFL championship teams, was a first round draft choice of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1994. He will succeed Pat Haden,...

 

WLA Baseball To Highlight Autism Awareness On Saturday

Baseball is not the only important thing that is going on at West Los Angeles Community College. The coaching staff is trying to teach young men life lessons along with trying to improve a struggling...

 

"Claybourne Park" Coming To Kentwood

Kentwood Players will present "Clybourne Park" by Bruce Norris from May 13 through June 18 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm and Sundays at 2 pm at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Avenue in...

 

MOVIE REVIEW - The Adderall Diaries

Can't get enough Amber Heard? Then make sure you catch THE ADDERALL DIARIES where she's paired up with none other than James Franco. Written and directed by Pamela Romanowsky based on the book by Step...

 
 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...

 

Services Planned For Former Mayor Richard Brundo

Richard "Dick" Ross Brundo, a former Mayor and City councilman in Culver City died on Monday March 28. He was 74. Brundo served 12 years on the council from 1974 until 1986. He was defeated for a...

 

Dodgers' Opening Day Belonged To Vin Scully

It was another beautiful Opening day at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday with the Dodgers hosting the Diamondbacks. Newly-aquired Japanese pitching sensation Kenta Maeda, took the mound for the Dodgers...

 

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