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 News    October 3, 2012

Dinner Will Welcome New Mayor of Kaizuka, Japan

The Culver City Sister City Committee invites the public to attend a special dinner welcoming Mayor Fujihara from Culver’s Japanese Sister City, Kaizuka, on Monday, October 22 at the Grand Casino Restaurant, 3926 Main Street, Culver City. The cost...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Historical Society to Feature Ballona Creek Renaissance

Historical Society to Feature Ballona Creek Renaissance The Culver City Historical Society (CCHS) will feature Jim Lamm, president of the Ballona Creek Renaissance (BCR) at its general meeting on Wednesday, October 17 at 7 p.m. in the Veterans...

 
 By Debbie Lynn Elias    Movies    October 3, 2012

Movie Review: Frankenweenie

A perfect blend of creativity, technology, artistry and heart, FRANKENWEENIE is a love story about a boy and his dog that began some 50 years ago. It’s also a love story about the magic of...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Culver Police Property Auctions Go Online

Culver City Joins More Than 2,800 Police Departments and Municipalities on Leading Police Auction Site Property Room.com (www.PropertyRoom.com), the auction site known for making police auctions available to a nationwide audience, has signed on with...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

City Manager's Update

September 28, 2012 City Manager’s Office · Measure Y - Despite the City’s best efforts, since the 2008 recession, Culver City has lost $4.5 million in state funding, an additional $6 million in local revenues, and $40 million annually through...

 
 By Cheryl Giraud    News    October 3, 2012

The Recipe Spot

Do the ships the Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria bring back fond memories from elementary school American history lessons? It was in 1492 when a young Italian explorer named Cristoforo Colombo and his...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Celebrate World Communion at Culver-Palms Church

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church will celebrate World Communion Sunday starting at 10 a.m. on October 7. Immediately following the service, attendees are invited to enjoy a complimentary international food festival. Cuisine from foreign lands...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Curren Price To Run For LA City Council

: Curren Price has decided to enter the race for LA City Council District 9. “I am very familiar with the opportunities and obstacles that exist in this district, almost one-third of which is in the 26th Senate District, which I now represent,”...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Kentwood Documentary Scheduled For Television

Kentwood Players was founded by the late Arky and Jan Marcom, Elizabeth Thornberg and Betty Francis in December 1949, and performs out of the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Avenue. In 2009-2010, the group celebrated its 60th anniversary season du...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Dear Editor

As a veteran I proudly salute Marcus Tiggs for his "A Different Look at Measure Y" (Aug. 23-29 2012 issue of Culver City Observer). I have received requested public documents from our City Hall and Sacramento and, much to my surprise, I discovered...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Dear Editor

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) All For 1 campaign has been running full force for over a month. All for 1 is designed to bring in funds at the beginning of the school year so that the Foundation can be ready to donate to the programs...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Measure Y Supporters To Distribute Flyers

On Saturday, October 13 Culver City residents will be blanketing the city, handing out flyers detailing the benefits of Measure Y. Mayor Andy Weissman, current and former Culver City council members, current and former CCUSD Board of Education...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Dio Cancer Fund To Host Awards Gala On Halloween

The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, founded in memory of the world-renowned voice of Dio, Black Sabbath and Heaven & Hell, will host its second Awards Gala on Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31 at the Avalon nightclub in...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Car Wash To Benefit Culver Girls Volleyball

Culver City High Girls Volleyball will benefit from a car wash on Saturday Oct. 6 from 10 am to 4 pm in front of Culver City High School. The suggested donation is $7 for one car or two cars for $12. There will be a plethora of snacks, treats,...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 3, 2012

Council Rejects Fracking Committee

At Least For Now The idea of a citizens’ advisory committee on fracking-the controversial technique of accessing oil from rock via water pressure-was discussed by the City Council at its Monday...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Are You Disaster Ready?

Held on the third Thursday of October each year, and this year falling on October 18, the Great California ShakeOut is the largest preparedness event in U.S. history. It encourages and reminds everyone that as Californians who live in a place where...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

John Hurt Stars In Douglas Play

“Krapp’s Last Tape,” Samuel Beckett’s searing meditation on the choices made in a lifetime, directed by the Gate Theatre Dublin’s Director, Michael Colgan, opens at the Center Theatre Group/ Kirk Doulgas Theatre October 10 at 8 p.m. The...

 
 News    October 3, 2012

Cantalini’s Celebrates Grand Opening

Cantalini’s in Playa Del Rey celebrated the Grand Opening of their new Express Restaurant in Mar Vista on Monday. Supporters came out to welcome Cantalini’s as it opened its doors at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin. Cantalini’s...

 
 By Dale Williams    Sports    October 3, 2012

A Missed Opportunity

Centaurs Flub Chances In Defeat In only its second matchup against a team from the CIF-Southern Section’s highest division, the Culver City High football team had every opportunity to pull off a big upset. Instead, the Centaurs beat themselves as...

 
 Sports    October 3, 2012

Culver Football Scores and Schedule

Aug. 31- West Torrance 30, Culver 25 Sept. 7 - Culver 41, Peninsula 15 Sept. 14 – Culver 32, Redondo 27 Sept. 21 - Culver 51, West Adams 0 Sept. 28 – Bishop Amat 31, Culver 7 Oct. 5 – home vs. Hawthorne Oct. 12 – at Inglewood Oct. 19 – at...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    October 3, 2012

Dodgers, Angels: Too Little Too Late

Well, they made it exciting anyway. The Dodgers won six straight games before losing to the Giants, 4-3 Tuesday night to fall out of playoff contention. The Angels made a gallant late season rush,...

 
 
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