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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    September 25, 2014 

Council Mulls Housing Fund Shortage

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The critical lack of funds for new low-cost housing surfaced as a topic of discussion at the City Council meeting Monday night but action was delayed as the Counci...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    September 25, 2014 

Adopt and Shop's Lil Bub Event Was the Cat's Meow

Features Writer For those unfamiliar with the slang of the 1920s, "the cat's meow" refers to someone or something highly admired, and on Saturday, September 20 that cat-egorically described the...

 
 News    September 25, 2014 

Meals on Wheels to Celebrate 40th Anniversary

To celebrate its 40th anniversary of delivering meals to the homebound, Culver Palms Meals on Wheels is holding a fundraising happy hour party on Wednesday, Oct. 8. It will be at Casa Sanchez in Mar Vista. Tickets are available for purchase at the...

 
 By Wendy Taylor    News    September 25, 2014 

Troubled Teens Learn to Repair Bikes, Serve Others

By Wendy Taylor Special to the Observer Hosted by Bunnin Chevrolet in Culver City, and sponsored by Kids are 1st, a non-profit organization, a fiesta-feeling event gathered many together on Sunday,...

 
 News    September 25, 2014 

Westside Neighborhood School Project Has Global Impact

In April, 2014 Westside Neighborhood School played host to a school-wide school supply drive to benefit the charity, Kids for Laos Orphans (KiLO). KiLO is the brainchild of WNS middle school students and brothers Andrew, Matthew, and William Liner. A...

 
 News    September 25, 2014 

Sip for Our Schools is Around the Corner

Looking for a great night out? Try the Culver City Education Foundation's 6th Annual Sip for Our Schools event on Saturday, October 11 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Rachlin Partners, 8640 National Blvd,...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    September 18, 2014

Get Your Zumba® On For a Good Cause

By Sandra Coopersmith Feature Writer What do you call a woman who transformed herself from a "morbidly obese couch potato" (her words) to a vibrant Zumba® instructor whose busy schedule includes t...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

Adam Campos Graduates from Coker College

Adam Campos of Culver City graduated from Coker College May 17 with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education (Sport Management). Coker College has a total undergraduate enrollment of approximately...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

Heritage Faire Coming Up

The 34th annual Norwegian Heritage Faire will be held at 3835 Watseka, Culver City on Saturday, and Sept.27 from 11 am to 5 pm. Admission is free. Scandinavian imports and gifts will be for sale. There will be demonstrations of Scandinavian crafts...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

Prominent Culver Rotarian Ed Little Memorial Service Set For September 27

Edward C. Little, long-time Culver City Rotary Club member-among many of his community contributions-and the director of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo, passed away last...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

West Basin Awarded Half A Million

West Basin Municipal Water District was awarded $538,530 by Southern California Edison for implementing energy-efficient improvements during its most recent expansion of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility. With its latest expansion, the...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

Culver Fire Department Awarded International Accredited Agency Status Again

On August 13 the Culver City Fire Department received International Accredited Agency Status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) for meeting the criteria established...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    September 18, 2014

City Manager's Update

By John Nachbar City Manager City Clerk’s Office • Vacancies to be filled on Culver City's Commissions and Committees - The City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce the application period for...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

Body Found

Units of the Culver City Police and Fire Departments last Friday responded to a report of a body near the paddle tennis courts at the corner of Culver Boulevard and Elenda Street. The male victim was deceased. According to Lt. Jason Sims from the...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

La Ballona Creek Cleanup

On Saturday, September 20 from 9 am to noon the Ballona Creek Renaissance (BRC) will be meeting at the Ballona Creek bike path entrance next to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library at4975 Overland Avenue to conduct the annual Ballona Creek cleanup....

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Culver Disability Advisory Committee Welcomes New Member

Established by the City Council to provide advice on matters affecting persons with disabilities in the community, the Disability Advisory Committee has welcomed a new member, Dr. Janet Cameron Hoult, a professor emerita from CSULA. Dealing with her...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Meeting in a Minute

City of Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission September 2, 2014 Here are some highlights from the Parks, Recreation, and Community Services (PRCS) Commission meeting of...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    September 11, 2014

Police, Fire Chiefs Sworn In

“I don’t think we’ve ever had a ‘double whammy’ before,” said Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells, as she took to the “well” in the Mike Balkman City Council Chambers on September 8, to swear in...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    September 11, 2014

Rooooolin On Out After 51 Years

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Rita Zide, owner of Roll 'N Rye in Culver City, has announced the restaurant will close after 51 years in business. She plans to retire. "I started here in April...

 
 News    September 11, 2014

Public Invited To Attend Picnic

The Culver City Sister City Committee invites the public to attend its annual quarterly membership meeting and picnic, honoring the students and families who participated in this summer's youth...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Services Scheduled For Former C.A.O. Dale Jones

Dale Jones, born Harry Dowe Jones, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2014 at the age of 82 at his home in Maricopa, Arizona. Born on September 7, 1931 in Litchfield, Arizona to Charles and Audrey J...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The City of Culver City will host a remembrance of September 11th, 2001 honoring fallen first responders and the 2,983 men, women and children who lost their lives in the attacks of the World Trade...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Police Nab Vandals

Culver City Police Officers captured three reputed gang members who strayed into Culver City to vandalize the local neighborhoods. At about 10:00pm Saturday night the police officers were patrolling...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Press Snafu Last Week

I mix-up at the press last week caused a problem on pages 1 & 16. Both page run were from a previous edition. The stories on the front page did not appear. This week’s front page contains those stories missed last week. The Culver City Observer...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Pacific Art Guild Meeting Set

The Pacific Art Guild will meet Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at the Community Room, Westchester Senior Center. 7166 W. Manchester Avenue, Westchester. Guests are welcome. The guest demonstrator for September will be Chuck Kovacic, who has a BFA from...

 

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