Culver City Observer -

 

Articles from the August 21, 2014 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 13 of 13

 News    August 21, 2014

Fiesta La Ballona-Attractions and Activities Schedule

Friday, August 22 1:00pm Aquacade (to 5:00pm) Culver City Municipal Plunge 4:00pm Live Performances (to 9:00pm) Entertainment Tent 4:30pm Food Trucks and Food Court (to 9:30pm) Early Bird Senior...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    August 21, 2014

How Can Lakers Get Back To The Top?

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Now that the Clippers have a new owner, a proven outstanding coach and two of the NBA's best players they seem equipped for an outstanding season. Where does that...

 
 Obituaries    August 21, 2014

Longtime Resident Van Tassel Dies at 92

Everett Hale Van Tassel was born on December 5, 1921, in Kasson, Minnesota and graduated from Amboy High School where he was active in sports and lettered in basketball. After graduation, he drove...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Sports    August 21, 2014

$2 Billion Later Ballmer Takes LA by Storm

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Steve Ballmer, Clippers new owner, approached the stage at Staples Center today like a boxer making his way to the ring as all of his adoring fans lavished him...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Mitchell Bill Equalizing Cocaine Penalties Passes Legislature

A measure to equalize penalties for illegal crack and powder cocaine has been approved by California’s Legislature. Sentences for intent-to-sell crack convictions range from three to five years in current state law, but for powder only two to four...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

All Roads Lead to the Culver Hotel As They Celebrate 90 Years in Style

On September 4, 1924, Mr. Harry Culver opened The Culver Hotel to great acclaim in Los Angeles. All the biggest stars came out to celebrate the six-story "skyscraper," the centerpiece of Culver City,...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Water Bond to Bring Millions for Conservation Efforts

A bill co-authored by Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) to put on November's ballot a water bond measure needed for drought relief has been passed by the Legislature with broad, bipartisan...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Former Culver Councilman Ed Little Dies

The family of former Culver City Council member Ed Little announced his passing this past weekend. Little, who was 87, died of natural causes at his home in Mechanicsville, Virginia, where he and his...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 21, 2014

Culver High Girls Tennis Face Stiff Competition

By Fred Altieri Observer Sports Reporter One thing is for certain, this fall edition of the Culver City High girls tennis team will be swinging into the unknown as it takes on not only two perennial...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Fiesta La Ballona Presents Three Days of Music and Dancing

Fiesta La Ballona presents three days of free, live music and dancing as part of Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park” August 22-24. Fiesta is held at Veterans Park and is produced by the City of Culver City, local sponsors, and almost 100 v...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    Arts    August 21, 2014

She Puts Pep in Your Step

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer You'd think someone with "English" as a surname would be destined to teach language and, in a roundabout way, that's just what Jackie English does. After all,...

 
 By debbie lynn elias    Movies    August 21, 2014

MOVIE REVIEW: Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For

A perfect blend of classic film noir and graphic novel, SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR is deliciously decadent. The sequel to the 2005 "Sin City" by Robert Rodriguez and graphic novelist Frank...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Lowe Enterprises Becomes Fiesta Sponsor

Fiesta La Ballona 2014 sponsorship chair Marcus G. Tiggs announced Lowe Enterprises as a first time Fiesta sponsor. Lowe Enterprises is a 42-year old full-service real estate firm specializing in...