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Services Scheduled for Syd Kronenthal

Funeral services are planned for Syd Kronenthal at noon on Wednesday October 21 at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City. Kronenthal the retired Culver City Parks and Recreation Director died,...

 

Syd Kronenthal Dies

The Culver City Observer has received reports of the death of former Parks and Recreation Director Syd Kronenthal. Kronenthal, an Iconic figure in the Park and Recreation industry served as the director of the Culver City Department for over 50...

 

Kentwood Announces Open Auditions

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for Lorraine Hansberry's classic family drama "A RAISIN IN THE SUN" on Saturday November 14 from noon to 4 pm and on Sunday, November 15 from 6 pm to 9....

 

Our Traffic Keeps Getting Worse

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Lawyers, metal workers and police employed by the Los Angeles Unified School District were among many groups of employees who earned more on average than a...

 

"Kansas City Choir Boy Comes To Douglas Theatre

"Kansas City Choir Boy," with music and lyrics by Todd Almond, featuring Almond and rock icon Courtney Love, begins performances with three previews Thursday, October 15 through Saturday, October 17 a...

 

Culver's Washington West Business District To Host A Taste to Washington West

Culver City's Washington West Business District, a unique collection of artisan restaurants, creative businesses, specialty retail and services, will be hosting its first annual Taste of Washington...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 15, 2015

Dear Editor

Why I am Compelled to Vote for Dr. Kelly Kent. Dr. Kelly Kent exudes intelligence, ingenuity and integrity. She is an incredibly positive force of nature brimming with creative ideas and love for our...

 

Local Woman Receives Prestigious Interfaith Award

Long-time Culver City resident Ruth Broyde Sharone was recently honored with the 2015 Spirit of Action award by the Interfaith Council of Garden Grove, Stanton and Westminster. The Council,...

 

Finalists Revealed For Sherwood Award

Three finalists have been selected for Center Theatre Group's 2016 Richard E. Sherwood Award: Miwa Matreyek, Dr. Chantal Rodriguez and Kevin Williamson. Center Theatre Group recognizes and celebrates...

 

Playwright To Appear At Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group presents "Sandbox@CTG: An Open Conversation with Playwright Will Eno," in the rehearsal room at the Kirk Douglas Theatre for a special one-night-only DouglasPlus event on Monday,...

 

The Pressure Mounts On Haden

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As the athletic director at USC Pat Haden was giving Stave Sarkisian every opportunity to solve his drinking problem. Was he being a good boss? Or was he ignoring the...

 

Culver City Braces For El Nino

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The city has heard from experts about the drought affecting the Southland and now, with winter coming, the imminent rainfall is on people’s minds. With weather e...

 

UCLA's Myles Jack Made The Right Decision

By Myke William Sports Reporters When you are one of the top players in college football and you are you are expected to leave school early and try to make it in the National Football League after your junior year. When UCLA linebacker Myles Jack sta...

 

Culver Resident Silverstein Dies at 94

Lester Silverstein, 75-year resident of Culver City, passed away peacefully at the VA Hospital on September 30 after a brief illness. Lester was born 94 years ago in St. Paul, MN and grew up in...

 

Haden Was Patient But Sarkisian Had To Go

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter USC head football coach Steve Sarkisian ran into a large bump in the road while coaching the 2015 Trojan football team. That bump is called life. He was the coach of one of the most prestigious universities in the...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: EXPERIMENTER

You had me at Michael Almereyda. For those unfamiliar with writer/director Michael Almereyda, he is a creator who thinks outside the box. With an eclectic mix of documentaries and short films to his...

 

Are You Ready to ShakeOut?

With 37 million people living and working in California, a major earthquake could cause unprecedented devastation. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine what our lives will be like afterwards. With earthquakes an inevitable part of...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    October 15, 2015

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • International Walk to School Day – On October 7 Culver City schools joined thousands of schools and millions of children around the world in a celebration of the...

 

Stay Informed During Emergencies

As you may know, The City of Culver City recently sent out a press release detailing the mitigation efforts the City has been taking in preparation for the 2015-2016 winter season. As previously mentioned, there is a greater than 95 percent chance...

 

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