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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 21, 2015 

NOT HERE-McMansions

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Residents of Culver City are becoming part of a growing movement against what is called "Mansionization" of neighborhoods-the building of residences that are too...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

Culver's Cooper Komatsu Advances In National Spelling Bee

Culver City Middle School seventh-grader Cooper Komatsu made it to the Semifinals today, May 27, in the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland. Komatsu was only one of 49...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 21, 2015 

What Rain? Relay For Life Goes On

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it." We're all familiar with that quote, versions of which have been attributed to Mark Twain a...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

Culver City To Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

This July marks the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The landmark legislation was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush in 1990 and ushered in civil rights...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

Coopersmith's Story Receives City and State Recognition

During the Los Angeles Senior Fraud Awareness Day Program on May 14, 2015 at Felicia Mahood Multipurpose Senior Center in West Los Angeles our Features Writer, Sandra Coopersmith, received...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 21, 2015 

Playground Issue Catches Council by Surprise

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter What might have been a routine procedure of passing Consent Calendar items one by one turned into a major discussion at May 11's City Council meeting thanks to an...

 
 News    May 21, 2015 

Culver City 7-11 Franchisees Knock One Out Of The Park

On April 26, 2015 Culver City 7-11 Franchisees Fawad Ursani, Brian Yi, Anil Ali, Nikhil Dhawan, and Matt Domeno partnered with SEI to host the Culver City Little League Picture Day. This is the 5th...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    May 21, 2015 

City Manager's Update

Community Development • Culver Village Business District – The Culver Village Business Association held its Second Annual Bunny Hop on Saturday, April 4. Participating Culver Village businesses ha...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 21, 2015 

Temple Akiba Rededicated – L'chaim!

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer The Jewish teaching, "According to the effort is the reward," was evident on Saturday, April 25 as an aura of community, joy, light and love enveloped Temple Akib...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 14, 2015

City Dumps Billboards

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Twenty-five speakers had signed up at the May 11 City Council meeting to protest a component of the proposed plan for a Hospitality and Entertainment District in...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Culver Teacher Darla Pulliam Honored

Darla Pulliam, a teacher at the CCUSD Office of Child Development, has been named Los Angeles Universal Preschool Teacher of the Year. She will be honored at an event on May 27. "These are the kind of teachers that children will remember for the...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Let's Party with the Puppies

When Adopt & Shop opened in Culver City last May it became the only nonprofit pet retailer in the state and yet it did so much more. In just one year they've provided nearly 900 pets with homes....

 
 By Fred Altieri    News    May 14, 2015

Culver And The Car Show: A Love Affair

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The love affair between Culver City and classic cars revved up once again in downtown on Saturday as the 12th Annual George Barris' Culver City Car Show took center...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 14, 2015

Council Likes Poet Laureate Idea But Not Yet

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council has agreed that a Poet Laureate is a good idea for Culver City. But the hope that a poet would be chosen immediately was squelched as the council...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Culver-Palms Church to Present Praise Band Concert

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church will present an afternoon of song and music at its Praise Band Concert on Sunday, May 17, at 2 p.m. Attendees can sing along with uplifting music presented by...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

It's the Fifth Annual Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge

With the summer swim season right around the corner the LA Tri Club invites everyone into the pool to help prevent child drownings on Sunday, May 31 from 5:30 am to 4 pm at the fifth Annual Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge (C2C). The C2C aquatic...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Teacher of the Year, Employee of the Year Honored

More award winners than ever before were honored at the Culver City Education Foundation's (CCEF) Tribute to the Stars gala fundraiser. Kelley Roberts of Farragut Elementary School was chosen as...

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Peace Rising; A March Of Unity To Create Change

In response to the turmoil happening nationally around police brutality The Peace Project has organized PeaceRising, a march to bring all ethnic and religious groups together to create positive change in Culver City and their local communities....

 
 News    May 14, 2015

Culver City Village Tree Preschool Has Multi-Family Yard Sale

Culver City’s Village Tree Preschool is raising money for a new universal playground. More than 20 families have donated items for this yard sale. Village Tree is a non-profit preschool that provides childcare and emotional support to families...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 14, 2015

Eriksson Announces For City Council

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Longtime Culver City resident and chair of Culver City's Finance Advisory Committee Göran Eriksson has become the first candidate to announce for one of the...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 7, 2015

Female Veteran Still Doing Good Deeds at 105

By Sandra Coopersmith Features writer Doing good deeds (or "mitzvahs," as Bea Abrams Cohen refers to them) must be an effective prescription for longevity, as it is probably her desire to help others...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

CCUSD Removes "Interim" Tag From Principal Cooper's Title

After a several-month stint as Interim Principal at Culver City High School, Lisa Cooper’s position was made permanent April 28 as the Culver City Unified School District Board of Education unanimously voted to name her Principal. Cooper has been...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Culver's Erin Marble Honored By West Basin

On April 27 the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors presented awards to 15 grand prize and honorable mention winners to local students for the annual "Water is Life" Student Art...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Culver Bank Robbed

A suspect robbed a U.S. Bank located at 5399 South Sepulveda Boulevard in Culver City On Thursday, April 30 at approximately 3:20 in the afternoon. The suspect, using a demand note, stole...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Tito's Serves Meals To Veterans

This week Tito’s Tacos served up a lunchtime spread for around 140 U.S. Military Veterans who unselfishly served the United States in a wide variety of conflicts around the World and who are currently in the recovery process, in hopes of returning...

 

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