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Labor Union Endorses Burke & McVarish

Anne Burke & Scott McVarish become the first candidates for elected office to ever win the endorsements of the key parent, labor and business groups. Burke & McVarish, candidates for Culver City school board, have been endorsed by the Los Angeles...

 

Norwegian Fair Coming To Culver

The 35th annual Norwegian Heritage Fair is scheduled for October 17 at the Peer Gynt Hall, Sons of Norway, 3835 Watseka Ave., Culver City. There will be Norwegian food and pastries, Scandinavian gifts and imports for sale, Genealogy and Language...

 

School Board Candidates Vie In New Format

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The League of Women Voters tried "an experiment" in format at their October 1 Candidates Forum for Culver City's School Board. The result: a rapid-paced forum...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 8, 2015

Culver Wins Again, Awaits Tough League Opener

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter "We left the game with a positive feeling about our team and how far we've come in a short amount of time," said Jahmal Wright, Culver City High head football coach....

 

Republicans To Meet

The Republican Party County Central Committee 54th Assembly District Board meets every second Tuesday of the month. The next meeting is on October 13 at Lenny's Deli, 2379 Westwood Blvd. from 7:30 pm...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    October 8, 2015

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Update

Community Development • Innovation Week (October 2-22, 2015) - Economic Development staff is collaborating with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) to bring Innovation Week to...

 

Culver's Arielle Singer to Serve As Union College Leader

Arielle Singer of Culver City will serve as the house co-chair of Wold House, which is part of Union College's Minerva House system. Union's Minerva House system is a unique way of blending academic, social and residential interests. All students...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 8, 2015

Dear Editor

It is refreshing to learn that we in Culver City are blessed to have Dr. Kelly Kent, an Educational Neuroscientist, willing to serve as a School Board member. As a seasoned educator and...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 8, 2015

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, Anne Burke and Scott McVarish will make excellent additions to the School Board. Our current board is hip deep handling the allocation of school bond funds, Anne and Scott are ready to...

 

Columnist Says Kelly Kent Gets His Vote

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist I am voting for Kelly Kent for Culver City Unified School District Board of Education on November 3. Kelly is the most qualified and has the best plan to...

 

UCLA's Eighth Annual 'Dribble for the Cure' is Sunday

The eighth annual ‘Dribble for the Cure , an event that raises money and awareness in the battle against pediatric cancer, will once again be held on the UCLA campus on Sunday October 11. Cori Close’s UCLA women’s basketball team and Steve Alfo...

 

From Alarmed Taxpayers

My fellow taxpayers, we just left the School Board candidates forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters broadcast from City Hall. There are three candidates for two open seats. For about the last...

 

Master Chorale Opens New Season With Russian Works

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Los Angeles Master Chorale, led by Artistic Director Grant Gershon, opened the 2015-16 season, its 52nd, on September 26 at Walt Disney Hall with “The...

 

UCLA Falls Back To Earth With Loss

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter The UCLA Bruins were knocked off of cloud nine last Saturday when the Arizona State Sun Devils upset the seventh ranked Bruins 38-23 at the Rose Bowl. Just when you thought the Bruins were going to have one of the...

 

USC Women Become Number 1 In Volleyball

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter The USC women’s volleyball team dream season got even better when it claimed the No. 1 ranking in the nation this week after beating No. 5 Washington last Sunday. Their 3-1 victory over previously unbeaten Huskies...

 

Champion Warriors Are Coming To SoCal

The NBA champion Golden State Warriors will be in Southern California soon. The Warriors will have three exhibition games, against the Lakers in San Diego on October 17, the Clippers at Staples Center Oct. 20 and the Lakers in Anaheim on Oct....

 

MOVIE REVIEW: LABYRINTH OF LIES

Now in the heart of “awards season”, as the cinematic cream starts to rise to the top and the wheat separates from the chaff, the annual definition of “best” becomes clearer and the race for...

 

Culver Legend Gus Prado Dies

Agustin (Gus) Prado passed away Monday, September 21 while disembarking from a 27-day cruise in Fort Lauderdale, Florida after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 74. Gus was born in Havana,...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    October 8, 2015

Culver Gives Lawndale Trouble But Loses

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The scoreboard was flashing constantly throughout the warm Friday evening at Jerry Chabola Stadium as Culver City High and Lawndale High lit it up for the 2015 Ocean...

 

It's An Unhappy Debut For The Kings

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Los Angeles Kings hosted the San Jose Sharks as the home-opener opponent and the outcome was the same as last season, another Kings loss. Not a 4-0 shutout...

 

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