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Articles from the July 3, 2014 edition

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 Arts    July 3, 2014

Winners of 2013-2014 Marcom Masque Awards

Kentwood Players, the community theater group based at the Westchester Playhouse, was founded in December 1949 by Jan and Arky Marcom. At the end of each season, all Kentwood Players members in good...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Ford's Filling Station Shuttered

With the planned opening of Ford's Filling Station inside the J.W. Marriott in downtown Los Angeles Ford's Filling Station abruptly closed its doors on Sunday night. It was ten years ago Ben Ford...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

City Seeks To Honor Those Who Help the Disabled

Culver City Council and the Culver City Disability Advisory Committee, through the Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, would like to honor one individual and one business during act...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Learn How Dogs Teach Humans

Adopt & Shop, at the corner of Sepulveda and Culver, will host a book signing on Sat., July 12 at 1 p.m. Award-winning author Larry Kay will present his new book, Life's A Bark, describing ways...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Culver Students Make Ithaca College Dean's List

Eric Mitchell of Culver City was named to Dean's List in Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences for the spring 2014 semester. Martha Fisher of Culver City (90230) was named to Dean's List...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    July 3, 2014

How Times Have Changed

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I was scanning a California history book and came across Hong Yeng Chang. The State Supreme Court in 1800 denied Chang’s application to practice law because of...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    July 3, 2014

Fab Four Celebrate Beatles 50th

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter During the season-opening concert on Saturday at the Starlight Bowl in Burbank, I closed my eyes and listened to The Fab Four sing a Beatles song and thought...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS

Behold the living legends! Children of All Ages will believe in the unbelievable with the all-new circus spectacular, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS, coming to the Los...

 
 By Beth Lindly    News    July 3, 2014

Westside Leaders Outraged Over Israeli Teenagers' Deaths

By Beth Lindly Special to the Observer The recent deaths of three kidnapped Israeli teenagers have not only impacted the players on the world's stage, but also locally. Eyal Yifrach, 16, Gilad Shaar,...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 3, 2014

Culver City High Athletics Year in Review

By Fred Altieri Observer Sports Reporter Part 1 of 2. Part 2 will appear in next week's edition of the Culver City Observer Tom Salter is entering for his third year as athletic director for Culver...

 
 Sports    July 3, 2014

Truck Series Team Penalized For Breaking Rules

The No. 51 team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered in post-race inspection June 26 at Kentucky Speedway. The infraction is a P2 level penalty and violates Section 20B-12.8.1...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 3, 2014

City Dips Into Reserves Again

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The hazards involved in examining the finances of Culver City were avoided on June 23 when the City Council, without much ado, approved the 2014-2015 budget....

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Rockets Red Glare Over Culver City

The annual Fourth of July Fireworks show will be held at West L.A. College for the first time this year Last year, for the first time in 47 consecutive celebrations of our nation's birthday, the...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

CCPD Urges Safety During Fourth of July

The Culver City Police and Fire Departments want to remind residents and visitors that the best way to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with family and friends is by attending the professional...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    July 3, 2014

City Manager's Report

By John Nachbar City Manager • 4th of July Fireworks Show – The Culver City Exchange Club’s annual 4th of July Fireworks Show will resume at West Los Angeles College on the evening of Friday,...

 
 Arts    July 3, 2014

Summer Music Festival Returns

Boulevard Music presents 6 free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7pm from July 10 through August 14 in the palm-lined courtyard of Culver City City Hall. Curated by producer Gary Mandell, Culver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival offers...

 
 Arts    July 3, 2014

Kentwood Players Presents Sordid Lives

Kentwood Players will present “Sordid Lives” by Del Shores from July 11 to August 16 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm with Sunday matinees at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester. The...

 
 Sports    July 3, 2014

4TH Annual Quaker State "400" Results

Sparta, KY - June 28, 2014 1.5-Mile Oval 267 Laps - 400.5 Miles Purse: $5,111,347 ________________________________________ Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver Leader Pos Pos No Driver Team Laps Points Points Rating Winnings Status Times Laps 1 1 2 Brad...

 
 Sports    July 3, 2014

Current NASCAR Point Standings

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 16 Driver Points Wins 1 - Jeff Gordon 618 (1) 2 - Jimmie Johnson 594 (3) 3 - Dale Earnhardt Jr 594 (2) 4 - Brad Keselowski 560 (2) 5 - Matt Kenseth 555 (0) 6 - Carl Edwards 536 (2) 7 - Joey Logano 519 (2) 8 - Ryan Newman...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    July 3, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Snowpiercer

Adapted for the screen by Kelly Masterson and Bong Joon-Ho from the French graphic novel "Le Transpercenegie" and directed by Bong Joon-Ho, SNOWPIERCER is a post-apocalyptic thriller. Earth is frozen...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Historical Society to Discuss Creation of Culver High

Can it be 60 plus years since the first class graduated from Culver City High School in 1953? Yes, the class often called "the first class in and the first class out" is the topic for the next...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    July 3, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW:Think Like a

When we last saw the gang back in 2012, they were hanging out in downtown Culver City, shooting hoops, hitting Happy Hour at Rush Street and wrecking havoc and hilarity at every turn in "Think Like A...

 
 Sports    July 3, 2014

Culver City Little League Pitches Hard-Fought Season

Culver City Little League Pitches Hard-Fought Season This season, the Culver City Little League 9-10 year old All Star team showed the city, and themselves, what they could do. They started out with...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    July 3, 2014

Dodgers Win With Kershaw Shutout

Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers pitching ace and arguably "the best pitcher in the world" according to teammate Matt Kemp, finished off the Cardinals on Sunday by hurling 13 strikeouts in seven innings...