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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 5, 2014

Tai Babilonia Discusses Ice Arena Future

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Since the Culver City Ice Arena was closed in March, Culver City ice skating enthusiasts have been organizing in the hope of restoring the arena. To this end, the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 3, 2014

City Council Candidates

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Jeff Cooper After spending the most recent year of his council membership as Mayor, Jeff Cooper considers his first term in office as one of many accomplishments....

 
 News    March 27, 2014

Olympian Tai Babilonia Elected Chair of the CIF Board

Culver Ice Foundation (CIF) was recently formed as a nonprofit corporation to raise significant funds towards a "nonprofit ice rink business model" to help save and operate the historic Culver City...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Ammonia Removal at Ice Arena Is Complete

The City would like to update the community about the status of the implementation of the Culver Ice Arena's Facility Closure Plan. The Culver City Fire Department, which is monitoring the...

 
 News    March 13, 2014

Ammonia Removed From Ice Rink

Culver City Fire Chief Curt Sellers issued the Following press release on Friday morning: Ammonia Removal at the Culver Ice Arena at 4545 Sepulveda Boulevard is Complete The City would like to update...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 13, 2014

An Imminent Hazard

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Manager and the Fire Department released a status report on March 10 on the conditions at 4545 Sepulveda Boulevard, better known as the Culver...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 13, 2014

Council Learns Plenty in Special Meeting

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Council met twice on Monday, with a special afternoon meeting as well as its regular Monday evening meeting. The afternoon meeting, held for the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 13, 2014

Shut'er Down

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher After city contractors and inspectors crawled all over the Culver Ice Arena last Friday, Michael Karagozian, owner of the ice rink property, has decided to turn o...

 
 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    March 13, 2014

Ice Rink Passes Inspections for 10 Years

By Marcus G. Tiggs Special to the Observer Unless one has been hiding under a rock over the last month, Culver City Ice Arena is still temporarily shut down or to the dismay of its thousands of fans,...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 27, 2014

Experts Disagree on Rink Safety

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Is the Culver City Ice Arena safe to reopen and operate? No, according to the city's report on the facility. Yes, according to a letter that was posted last week...

 
 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    February 27, 2014

Mayor Cooper on Ice Rink: We Won't Gamble on People's Safety

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is Part 2 of a series) By Marcus G. Tiggs Special to the Observer After over two weeks the closing of Culver Ice Arena has not ended the Culver Ice dilemma (or better called "clif...

 
 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    February 27, 2014

EXCLUSIVE- Ice Rink-A Financial Dilemma

By Marcus Tiggs Special to the Observer Over the last couple of months the media/public has been in a frenzy over the Culver City Ice Arena story or better described as saga. The latest turn was at...

 
 News    February 20, 2014

Chamber Backs City's Efforts for Future Use of Ice Rink

The following is a press release issued by the Culver City Chamber: While the closure of the Culver City Ice Arena has been a polarizing and emotional issue for many in the city, the Culver City...

 
 News    February 20, 2014

Culver Police Guard Ice Rink

The Culver City Police Department stationed a patrol car at the now closed Culver City Ice Arena. According to the Police Department the units are stationed there pending arrangements being made by...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Planet Granite Cancels Lease

According to reports in both the Los Angeles Times and thefrontpageonline.com, Planet Granite has canceled their lease on the now closed Culver City Ice Arena. The report also asserts the lease can...

 
 By Lynn Bronstein    News    February 13, 2014

Arena Can't Reopen Until Damage Is Repaired

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter For a short time Monday night it looked like the third time might be a charm for the supporters of the Culver City Ice Arena. With the item once again on the...

 
 News    February 13, 2014

Planet Granite Owner Calls Rink Supporters "Zealots"

In an email sent to Renee DeAngelis on January 9 by Planet Granite Owner/Founder Micky Lloyd he called the Culver Ice Arena supporters "zealots." He was congratulating her and comments, "Let's...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 13, 2014

Council Candidates Exchange Their Views

Four City Council candidates spoke about their positions on a number of issues at a candidates' forum held at the Culver City Senior Center on February 5. The candidates included incumbents Jim...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 13, 2014

Dear Editor

At the February 10 Culver City Council meeting, the council made clear that it intends to proceed with the decommissioning of the ice at the Culver Ice Arena as quickly as possible, due the city’s...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

Zoning Issue Slows Rock Climbers

Editors Note: this story is updated from last weeks story entitled SMOKING GUN on Culver City Observer's website By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Prior to the closing of the Culver City Ice...

 
 News    February 6, 2014

City Vows Public Health and Safety Protected

The City of Culver City issued the following statement with regards to the closing of the Culver City Ice Arena: The City of Culver City's highest priority is its commitment to ensuring the public's...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 6, 2014

Arena Decision Remains On Ice

Observer Reporter The Culver City Ice Arena was again the subject of a drawn-out public comment session and discussion at the Council's meeting Monday night, with an overflow crowd packing the Mike...

 
 Opinion    February 6, 2014

Ice Rink-City Council Don't Fail Us

Monday night, for the second time, scores of residents and skating enthusiasts came before the Culver City Council to plea for the city to do something to save one of the greatest entertainment venues for young people on the Westside, The Culver Ice...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 30, 2014

SMOKING GUN-Rock Climbers Need Zoning Change

Planet Granite may be facing an uphill battle in its efforts to bring indoor rock climbing to Culver City. Wednesday night, Culver City officials informed the Karagozian family, who are the property...

 
 News    January 30, 2014

Planet Granite Responds to Skaters' Concerns

The following statement was posted by Planet Granite on its website in response to the outpouring of support for the Culver Ice Arena. Planet Granite makes it clear skating is not part of its plans...

 

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