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Articles from the March 24, 2016 edition

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Drug Crazed Rider Stopped At Culver Station

Adrian Kaczmarek, nicknamed "Viking Guy", is now known as the subway hero. Adrian took down a shirtless passenger last week on the EXPO Line as the train came into the Culver City Station. The man...

 

Los Angeles To Host 2018 Nba All-Star Game

The NBA has announced that Los Angeles has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2018. The 67th annual game will take place at Staples Centeron Sunday, Feb. 18. This will mark the record sixth NBA All-Star in Los Angeles, which hosted in 2011, 2004, 198...

 

VOX Femina Los Angeles Presents "Harmonious Women: Rocking the Universe!"

LOS ANGELES—The eclectic VOX Femina Los Angeles choir presents “Harmonious Women: Rocking the Universe” on Sunday, April 24, 2016, 3 pm at Culver City Presbyterian Church in Culver City. The concert features repertoire from the three...

 

Hit Musical 'Recorded In Hollywood'Returns To Douglas Theatre

Launched as a 99-seat production at the Lillian Theatre, where it played to SRO houses and critical acclaim, Recorded in Hollywood, the new musical chronicling the story of black businessman, record label owner and music producer John Dolphin, will...

 
 By Fred Altieri    News    March 24, 2016

Casino Night Is A Huge Success

Casino Night 2016 lived up to its billing as Culver City's most fun event of the year. Hundreds of citizens, parents, faculty, staff and administrators supporting Culver City High athletics enjoyed...

 

Dual Garden Sale Is Coming

The Sunset Succulent Society and La Ballona Bromeliad Society will hold their annual sale of cacti, succulents, bromeliads for landscapes, patios and home on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 24, 2016

Culver Loses 1-0 To Powerhouse Mira Costa

"We knew we gave it 100%. We hustled, played good defense, had good pitching but we just didn't manufacture any runs," said four-year Culver City High varsity baseball starter Mike Netzel after his...

 

MOVIE REVIEW GRAND SLAM: FASTBALL • I SAW THE LIGHT • JANE WANTS A BOYFRIEND • THE BRONZE

Still in the midst of spring break and with baseball season fast upon us, it’s a moviegoing grand slam this week with everything from a biopic on an American institution, Hank Williams, to a foul-mo...

 

A New Weapon In The Fight Against Cancer

A 2014 study in the Journal of Rheumatology found that among more than 14,500 adults those whose ring fingers were longer than their index fingers were at increased risk for severe knee osteoarthritis...

 

Dodgers Have New Payment Strategy: Will It Work?

Last season the Dodgers had the highest player payroll in baseball history-- $291 million. They didn’t reach the World Series and now there is evidence that the Dodgers have adopted a new strategy....

 

2nd Annual Culver City Healthy Run/Walk On April 4

Members of the Culver City Rotary Club, The Culver-Palms YMCA and Culver City Teen Center will be checking in race participants and hosting the 2nd Annual Culver City’s Healthy 5K and will be there to hand out T-Shirts, collect entry fees and...

 

Culver City Woman's Club Spring Fiesta Fundraiser Is A Success

The Spring Fiesta Fundraiser held at Casa Sanchez on March 10 was a sold-out event. Attendees enjoyed the food and margaritas, and had fun bidding on the silent auction items. The clothes and jewelry in the fashion show were beautiful and almost...

 

Bass, Mitchell Endorse Thomas Small

Thomas Small has received the endorsements of Congresswoman Karen Bass and State Sen. Holly J. Mitchell in his bid for a seat on the Culver City City Council. The election will take place on Tuesday,...

 

Community Coalition Endorses The Slate

Culver City Community Coalition has endorsed Daniel Lee, Meghan Sahli-Wells and Thomas Small in their bids for seats on the Culver City Council. They are among the seven candidates vying for three City Council seats in a race that will culminate on...

 

CCEF/CCUSD 2016 Award Winners To Be Revealed

CCEF is proud to announce its CCEF/CCUSD Award Winners for 2016. 2016 Sony Pictures Entertainment Teacher of the Year and the 2016 Rotary Club of Culver City Classified Employee of the Year will be chosen from these nominees and announced at...

 

Mary Ann Bradford Dies at 77

Mary Ann Bradford (nee Lealy), 77, passed away Wednesday, March 2nd at her home in Oakdale, CA with family by her side. Mary Ann was born in Los Angeles to Pete and Mary Lealy on February 20, 1939. She was reared in Culver City and graduated from...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Letter to the Editor,

Before we endorse a candidate we invite the candidate to meet with us to discuss what we believe are the major concerns facing our City. In addition we rely on forums to weigh the candidate’s...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Dear Editor:

At 1:30 am on Tuesday morning, while you were probably sleeping, the City Council (Meghan Sahli-Wells dissenting) changed the residential parking law that it enacted in November 2013. Under the old...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Dear Editor:

I first met Marcus Tiggs at the Forum in Tellefson Park giving all the candidates for City Council a chance to air their views. I was impressed by his intelligence, his record of service to Culver...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Dear Editor,

I am supporting Göran Eriksson for City Council. While I appreciate his positions on issues that are important to Culver City, such as environmental issues, business attraction and retention, public...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Dear editor

As a Culver City resident long active in the environmental, cultural and other arenas I enthusiastically endorse Thomas Aujero Small for City Council. To focus on the environment, I am particularly...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Dear Editor,

I am very impressed that the Sierra Club has endorsed Councilwoman Meghan Sahli-Wells, Thomas Small and Daniel Lee for City Council. From what I understand, the Sierra Club used a very thorough...

 

#14 UCLA Wins Fifth-Straight Baseball Game

The No. 14 UCLA Bruins defeated the Washington State Cougars, 11-2, to win their fifth-straight baseball game and clinch the series sweep. This marks the eighth consecutive victory for UCLA over Washington State and the seventh-straight series...

 

UCLA Women Reach The Sweet 16

The UCLA women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 bracket of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1999 when they beat the University of South Florida 72-67. The game took place last Monday in Pauley Pavilion on the UCLA campus....

 

Former Mayor Richard "Dick" Brundo Dies at 75

Former Culver City Mayor and Councilman Richard Ross Brundo has died at the age of 75. More to follow in this week's Culver City Observer and online at www.culvercityobserver.com...

 

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