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Lakers Bring Back Their Tradition With Scott

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor On the day Byron Scott became the new coach of the Lakers this summer three surprise guests attended the press conference. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson and...

 

Council Passes Smoking Ban for Multi-Unit Residences

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Smoking-of any substance that creates smoke-is no longer legal within the walls of multiple unit residences (condos and apartments) in Culver City. The Council on...

 

Our Memorable Road Trip

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Theo and I just returned from a great and interesting vacation to Georgia, South Carolina and Florida lasting almost four months. In Nahunta, Georgia we were...

 

Culver (0-6) Awaits Homecoming Game Friday

"It was a game that was a tale of two halves." The opening words from Culver High head football Jahmal Wright aptly describing his team's 42-10 loss at Lawndale High to begin the 2014 Ocean League...

 

Westside Precinct Workers Needed

The Los Angeles Registrar's Office indicates a severe shortage of clerks to work in precincts for the November 4 election. Clerks receive $80 and an extra 425 if you attend a two-hour training class....

 

Culver Volleyball Supports Breast Cancer Awareness

The Culver City High Girls Varsity Volleyball team defeated Santa Monica High in four games. It was the team's Dig Pink game in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Honored were two people: Varsity...

 

Culver City Walk With a Doc

Saturday, October 18 at 8:40 am at Vets Park (Culver and Overland) near the picnic shelter and tennis courts pediatrician Sarah Carpenter, M.D. will focus on Vitamins from A-D and K. Where we get them, how they each help our bodies, how some people...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    October 16, 2014

City Manager's Update

Community Development • The Studio (MDR) East - MDR fitness centers celebrated the grand opening of its second facility in Culver City, located at 13357 Washington Boulevard. For more information...

 

Dodgers Hire Friedman, Demote Colletti

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When the Dodgers were quickly eliminated from the current playoffs it was likely a major change was coming. It was a matter of who would be replaced by new owners who...

 

Champion Kings Lose Season Opener

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter It was a big day for the Los Angeles Kings last Wednesday. They opened up the 2014-15 NHL season, received their long-awaited championship rings the day before,...

 

Cardinals Eliminate Dodgers Again

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Dodgers tried to avenge their loss to the Cardinals in the 2013 NLCS, but again fell short, losing the 2014 NLDS to the Cardinals 3-1 in a five-game series...

 

City Welcomes Applicants for Vacancies

The City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce the application period for two vacancies on Culver City Commission, Committee, and Boards. Late applications may not be accepted. Applications will be accepted by the City Clerk’s Office until 5 pm o...

 

Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of October 13. At this meeting, the City Council: • Presented Proclamations: (1) Designating October as Disability Awareness Month; (2)...

 

City-Wide Disaster Drill!

The City of Culver City will conduct its Annual City-Wide Disaster Drill on the evening of the California Great ShakeOut, October 16th. Celebrating 10 years of successful community participation and preparedness, we invite the media to come and...

 

Robbery, Beating at Westfield Culver City

Saturday afternoon at about 5:30 a young man grabbed a cell phone from a male customer walking inside the Westfield Culver City Mall. The customer turned and pursued the alleged thief while his two...

 

Hip, Hip, Hooray for Phyllis Farrell

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer A huge deterrent to accomplishing the goals on one's bucket list would be falling and breaking a hip, an experience which, for those in their golden years, could...

 

Fall Festival Fun at Farragut

Farragut Elementary School’s eagerly anticipated 9th annual Fall Festival is on Saturday, October 18th from 11am to 4pm on the athletic field just off the main parking lot behind the school. Parking is free. All families are invited to come and...

 

Coffee With a Cop Is Coming Up

On Tuesday, October 21, officers from the Culver City Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and...

 

Zumbathon Coming October 17

The City of Culver City, in association with the Culver City Senior Citizens Association, will present a Zumbathon charity event on Friday, October 17. The event will take place at the Culver City Veterans Auditorium from 9 am to noon. Presale...

 

Police Plan Open House

On Saturday, October 18 the Culver City Police Department will have an open house from 10 am to 3 pm. The location is 4040 Duquesne Ave, Culver City. Attendees will be able to tour the station and...

 
 By Mona Day    Travel    October 16, 2014

The Islands of Loreto

By Mona Day Travel Reporter The fishing village of Loreto on the Baja California Peninsula sits on miles of coastline with year-round sunshine averaging 80 degrees. Looking out on five islands on the...

 

Drunk Driver Kills Man Leaving Yom Kippur Services

By Steven Hadland Observer Publisher Less than two weeks before his 90th birthday Meyer "Mike" Meyerson of Culver City was killed by a suspected drunk driver on October 4 as he was leaving Yom Kippur services at Veteran’s Auditorium. The accident...

 

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