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 News    May 8, 2014

The 11th Annual "Cruisin' Back to the 50's" Culver City Car Show

The 11th Annual "Cruisin' Back to the 50's" Culver City Car Show will take place Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm in downtown Culver City. More than 400 classic cars and hot rods are expected to be on...

 
 News    May 8, 2014

Schedule of Events - Culver City Car Show

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 9-9:45 am Open ceremonies – Barry Weiss, MC - National Anthem sung by Mallory Low; Introduction of Dignitaries & City Councilmembers, Welcome Speech by George Barris 10:00 - 10:45 am Entertainment – Boss Fink 11:15 - Noon...

 
 News    May 8, 2014

Car Show Welcome Message

Welcome Welcome to Cruisin' Back to the Fifties presented by the George Barris and the Exchange Club of Culver City. 2014 is the eleven edition for our annual celebration of the America's classic...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 8, 2014

Rogers Gets Support For Sheriff

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist If you are undecided as to whom you should vote for as Los Angeles County Sheriff, please consider Todd Rogers. Todd is an Assistant Sheriff and Vice Mayor of...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 8, 2014

Clippers' Sterling Has Cancer

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor What other news, what other developments could there be from the Clippers’ bizarre week as they await a deciding Game 7 of their opening round playoff series...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 8, 2014

Magic Denies He'll Buy Clippers

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Magic Johnson issued the following statement concerning rumors he might buy the Clippers. ´I am not going to buy the Clippers," he said. The NBA is attempting to...

 
 News    May 8, 2014

Republican Party 54th A.D. To Meet

The Republican Party County Central Committee 54th Assembly District Board meets every second Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday May 13, 2014 at Lenny's Deli, 2379...

 
 Arts    May 8, 2014

Culver Chamber Orchestra Presents

The Culver City Chamber Orchestra welcomes winners of the MTAC (WLA Branch). They were judged and will be awarded by performing with the Culver City Chamber Orchestra on Saturday, May 17 at 7:30 pm....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 8, 2014

Centaurs Increase Winning Streak

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Centaur baseball continued to gather momentum as it took a two-game series from Inglewood High, 19-0 at home and 11-3 away, while extending its Ocean League unbeaten...

 
 News    May 8, 2014

Governor Appoints Culver's Kapp To Council on Developmental Disabilities

Governor Jerry Brown has announced the appointment of Steven Kapp, 27, of Culver City, to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. Kapp has been a graduate student intern at the...

 
 News    May 8, 2014

La Ballona Named a California Distinguished School

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has announced that La Ballona Elementary School is one of 424 exemplary California public elementary schools selected as a 2014 California...

 
 By Letters    News    May 8, 2014

Rescue Warms Heart of Mom's Daughter

Hello, Enclosed, please find my mother’s account of her “rescue” by Selena Andrade. Selena is a middle school age girl from my mom’s Braddock Drive neighborhood. My mother, who is almost 89...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 8, 2014

STERLING PLANS TO SUE NBA FOR $1.7 BILLION

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Donald Sterling has been confrontational during his 33 years as the Clippers' owner so it isn't surprising that he isn't taking his lifetime suspension without a...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 8, 2014

California Chrome: Kentucky Derby Champion

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter What a horse. What a team. And California bred. California Chrome's magical mystery tour intensified as the three-year old wonder horse thoroughly electrified and...

 
 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 Stephen Hadland    News    May 8, 2014

Child Abductor Strike Again, Twice

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher While Culver City Police cannot confirm the suspect is the same man who attempted to kidnap a Culver City Middle school girl last week all the signs point to the...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    May 8, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: The Immigrant

Directed by James Gray and co-written with Ric Menello, THE IMMIGRANT is a film that is not to be missed and is, quite honestly, the best work of Gray's career thus far and will be difficult to top....

 
 News    May 8, 2014

Master Gunnery Sgt Lopez Returns Home

Local resident Master Gunnery Sergeant ( MGySgt) D. Lopez, daughter of Josefina Zamora Lopez, has returned home after 30 years of faithful service in the United States Marine Corps. Her daughter...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    May 8, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Legends of OZ: Dorothy's Return

From the moment that L. Frank Baum put pen to paper back in 1900 and swept that first generation of collective and individual imaginations up into a Kansas twister, the stories of Dorothy Gale, her...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    May 8, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: The Quiet Ones

by debbie lynn elias Hammer Films is iconic when it comes to the history of film and horror films in particular. Thanks to a steady stream of B-movies with stunning production values, talents like...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    May 8, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Captain America and company are back with what is undisputably the best script and most well told and constructed story of any super hero movie to date - CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. With a...