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"The Bucket List Actors" Revue Is Coming

Right in the heart of the classic motion picture studio district "Screenland" comes a revived art form of theatrical revue. With laughter, drama and song, this is the whacky world of "The Bucket List...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    July 14, 2016

Observer Website

I would like to express our deepest apologies for our web site being down for maintenance. We are back up now and fully functional. The site will be completely updated with important new stories no...

 

Walk With A Doc This Saturday

Walk With A Doc/Culver City, arrives this Saturday, July 16 at 8:45 a.m. begins at Veterans' Memorial Park near the Tennis Courts. Sarah Carpenter, MD, will speak for a few moments on two favorite...

 

Unlike Kobe, Tim Duncan Retires Quietly

Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan are future NBA Hall Of Fame players. Both have retired and both are properly being lauded for their accomplishments. But they are different kinds of people. Bryant embraced...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 14, 2016

Culver's Competing Well In Passing Tournaments

The Summer of '16 has been a busy but productive one for Culver City High football. The Centaurs reached the semifinals this past week in a seven-on-seven passing tournament hosted by Santa Fe High...

 

Clippers Retain Four Key Reserves But Lose Two

The Clippers have retained four prominent reserves who had become free agents but will be without two who signed elsewhere. Jamal Crawford, Austin Rivers, Wesley Johnson and Luke Mbah a Moute are...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    July 14, 2016

City Manager's Update

4th of July Fireworks Show! - The Culver City Exchange Club’s 50th Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show was held at West Los Angeles College on the evening of Monday, July 4. . Featuring: o Garden...

 

Skyscraper To Tower Over Culver City

The City of Los Angeles has in recent years lined the edges of Culver City with large projects dwarfing over the 40 foot height limit imposed by Culver City voters decades ago. Now comes a project so...

 

Culver City Man Arrested for Selling Satellite Secrets

A Culver City man was arrested this week on federal charges of economic espionage and violations of the Arms Export Control Act for his attempts to sell sensitive satellite information to a person he believed to be a foreign intelligence agent. U.S....

 

Pedestrian Struck By Car In Corporate Pointe

On Tuesday night Culver City Police Department closed all westbound lanes of Slauson Avenue at Bristol Parkway, Eastbound Slauson Avenue was down to one lane and Bristol Parkway was closed at Hannum Avenue while police investigated a traffic...

 

Culver Native Eric Mitchell Named To Dean's List

Eric Mitchell, a Theatrical Production Arts major from Culver City, has been named to the Dean's List in Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences for the spring 2016 semester. From day one,...

 

Services Planned For Goodyear

Elaine Goodyear's celebration of life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 4427 Overland Avenue, Culver City, this coming Saturday, July 16 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to a...

 

Olympic Basketball Teams Are Coming Here

If you are a basketball fan and you can’t make it to Brazil for the Summer Olympics you can still see the USA teams in action here in Los Angeles. The women’s team will play a game against another American team Monday July 25 at USC’s Galen...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    July 14, 2016

Want To Be Understood? Make a Movie

A friend once stood with me inside a closet. I forget right now why we were in the closet. Oh! She was showing me her breasts, and didn't want to do it out in the open convention room. She wanted me...

 
 By Mike Cohen    Sports    July 14, 2016

Culver 16-Year-Olds Rally

The Culver Volleyball Club 16-year-olds coached by Tanner Siegal came out of the loser's bracket and avenged a loss to an Oregon team to win the 8th Annual Summer Soiree Volleyball Tournament in Anahe...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 14, 2016

Two Superstars Are Better Than One For The Sparks

If you follow the history of basketball a few things are perfectly clear. If your team expects to win a championship you need at least two superstars to complete the journey to the top. The Lakers...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: CAFÉ SOCIETY

Once again, Woody Allen sweeps us up into the magic, elegance, glamour and excitement of an era long past with CAFÉ SOCIETY. But that's where the "once again" part ends as Allen pushes himself...

 

Bud Furillo, The Steamer; A Great Read for Sports Fans

If you're relatively new to Southern California you probably won't get much out of this column. But if you're an old timer you might want to be reminded of the accomplishments of Bud Furillo, who...

 

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