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 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 21, 2018 

CITY COUNCIL BLINKS

In an unprecedented move, the City Council has opted to review the procedure for mayoral and vice mayor selection, according to a letter from the City Attorney's office. The move was prompted by...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Services Scheduled For Efrem Violin

Services have been scheduled for longtime resident and community activist Efrem Jules Violin. Born on May 24, 1927 Efrem passed away on June 21. He was 91. Services will be held at 11am on Monday June 25 at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City....

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    June 21, 2018 

Saint Paul of Culver City

By Sandra Coopersmith When it comes to hands-on involvement in helping the poor and homeless, Paul Ehrlich, whom I would definitely rate as one of the good guys, is no slacker. Every Saturday morning...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

AVPA Artist Wins First Place In Congressional Art Competition

Culver City High School's own Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) student, sophomore Brennan Elliott, has been awarded first place in the Congressional Art Competition. Brennan's artwork...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Sony Pictures Entertainment Honors CCUSD Teacher of the Year Debby Ishii

For the past 20 years Sony Pictures Entertainment has awarded the CCUSD Teacher of the Year winner with a donation of $1,000 to further their inspiring work in the classroom. Debby Ishii, the 2018...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

CC Democratic Club To Host July 4th Picnic at Blanco Park

The Culver City Democratic Club will celebrate Independence Day with a picnic from 11:30 am to 2:30 p.m. on July 4 at Blanco Park, located at 5687 Sawtelle Blvd. in Culver City. The public is invited...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Disposal Roundup June 30

Local residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic waste free of charge at a Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup next week in Culver City. The Roundup will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

Culver City Senior Volunteers Feted At Breakfast Sponsored By Goldrich Kest

Thanks to the generosity of Culver City-headquartered Goldrich Kest and its 60 Acts of Kindness program, more than 100 Culver City seniors enjoyed an all-American breakfast at a volunteer recognition...

 
 News    June 21, 2018 

CORRECTION-Culver City Firefighters

Neil Rubenstein’s column in the June 14, 2018 edition of the Culver City Observer was in error. The story was about LA firefighters and the over time they are paid. The headline however read CC Firefighters. Culver City Firefighters are not...

 
 By Joseph Alvarez    News    June 14, 2018

NASCAR at The White House

I suppose Facebook can be good for something.... even though my parents say it's good for nothing. My mom belongs to a group where an opportunity went out to looking for a kid interested in being a...

 
 By Carole Bell    News    June 14, 2018

Council Urges Residents to Attend Oil Field Meeting

Culver City is urging all residents to attend a special meeting June 20 to update and review what's happening with the Inglewood Oil Field Project. This oil field is the largest urban oil field in the...

 

A Potpourri of Poetry

Roses are red, Violets are blue. Let me share my day of poetry With you . . . September 20, 2017 marked 100 years from the day the Culver City city charter was issued. Several special community...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    June 14, 2018

Culver Assembly Rep Sets Big Sacto Agenda;

Fresh off a solid victory in last week’s statewide primary elections, the assemblywoman who now represents Culver City and surrounding areas in the state Legislature is already preparing several...

 

Last Surviving 'Wizard of Oz' Munchkin Dies

Jerry Maren, the last surviving Munchkin from the classic movie "The Wizard of Oz" that was filmed at MGM in Culver City, had died at the age of 99. In the film, Maren played the green-garbed member...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    June 14, 2018

Scouts' Annual Dinner Attracts Big Crowd

More than 150 residents of Culver City and surrounding communities turned out for local Boy Scout Troop 113's annual spaghetti dinner last Saturday at Culver High. Guests dined on all-you-can pasta,...

 

CC Garden Club Plant Show & Sale

65 Years! The 65th annual Show & plant sale for the CC Garden Club will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 9-10. You can enter plants, and see homegrown flowers, edibles and plants. Expert...

 

Democratic Club Meeting Will Move You

The Culver City Democratic Club is meeting at a new location. Refreshments will be served at the June 13 meeting, where they'll discuss primary election results and future plans. June 13 meeting...

 
 By Carole Bell    News    June 7, 2018

Wild Animal Sightings in Culver City

In response to multiple coyote sightings in Culver City neighborhoods recently, the Culver City Police Department will conduct a community presentation next Wednesday to explain how residents can...

 

Culver City Firefighters Make Quick Work of Apartment Blaze

Culver City Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 4350 Overland Avenue Thursday Afternoon. The fire closed Overland between Braddock Drive and Farragut Drive. The fire was contained to an...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 31, 2018

Brown Act Violation?

The City Attorney of Culver City this week addressed the controversy that was sparked at the City Council installation and the alleged Brown Act violation. In a carefully worded statement, the city...

 

Summer Water Polo Classes for Kids

Come have a blast learning water polo: a beginning class starts June 19, and meets two hours every Tuesday and Thursday for eight weeks. The class incorporates incorporating swimming skills, safety,...

 

New Principal for La Ballona Elementary School

Luis Ramirez will be the new Principal of La Ballona Elementary School. The announcement by CCUSD also named Vanessa San Martin as CCUSD'S Director of Child Development. Both appointments were...

 

Commencement Ceremony at West LA College

West LA College will create history June 5; when it gives more degrees than any other community college in California. Guest speakers include State Senator Holly Mitchell; Assembly member Sydney...

 

Elegant ... Empowered ... Exciting!

By Sandra Coopersmith "Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future." Coco Chanel To find vibrant,...

 

Senator Mitchell Endorses O'Leary for Board of Equalization

State Senator Holly Mitchell has endorsed Micheál [Me-Haul] O'Leary in his bid for the Board of Equalization, District 3, weeks prior to the June 5th State Primary Election. "Micheál O'Leary has...

 

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