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 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...

 
 News    April 23, 2015

Free Comic Book Day Coming To Culver City

On Saturday, May 2 from noon to 5 pm The Comic Bug will be hosting its first comic convention in Culver City by giving away more than 20,000 comic books to the public at the Teen Center on Overland Ave. and Culver Blvd. The Comic Bug will have over...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

Sanford Panitch Joins Sony

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton has named Sanford Panitch as President of International Film & Television. Panitch comes to SPE after serving as president of Fox International Productions, a division of 20th Century Fox. "Sanford is a...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 9, 2015

Controversy In Fox Hills

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Fox Hills may be up for a massive "revitalization" via a plan created by developers that would turn the area into a "hospitality and entertainment district." But...

 
 News    March 5, 2015

LA Spice Closes Café

LeAnne Schwartz, owner of LA Spice, closed the café portion of the business on Sunday citing the growing need to focus on her core catering business, Spice Catering. In a message to their customers...

 
 News    February 12, 2015

Boat Show Cruises into LA Convention Center and Marina del Rey

The 2015 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show docks at the Los Angeles Convention Center and Burton W. Chace Park in Marina del Rey February 19-22 with a "boatload" of vessels and accessories...

 
 News    February 5, 2015

Attack on Culver City Studio Cost Sony Millions

Sony Corporation on Wednesday released preliminary figures for damages from the massive hack on its computer systems last year. Sony pegs the loss at $15 million. The hack, which the FBI has blamed on North Korea, became public in December when the...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    February 5, 2015

A Peaceful Option for Pet's Final Journey

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer "Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." ― Anatole France Anyone who has ever had a beloved pet will relate. Sadly, many can...

 
 News    January 29, 2015

Kristine Belson Named President, Sony Pictures Animation

Sony Pictures Entertainment announces that Oscar(®) nominee Kristine Belson has been named President, Sony Pictures Animation (SPA). In her new role Belson will lead the development and production...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 22, 2015

Chamber Installs Officers

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Kevin Lachoff was installed as the 2015 Chair of the Culver City Board of Directors last week at the Chamber's annual installation along with the newly elected...

 
 News    January 15, 2015

Vintage Senior Living Acquires Culver's Grandview Palms

On January 7, 2015, the Culver City senior living community – formerly known as Grandview Palms – officially transitioned operations and ownership to Vintage Senior Living under the new name Vintage Grandview. The community – located at 4061...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 1, 2015

Millions Rent "The Interview" Online

Wisdom has never been a part of North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-un's education or he would have known that Bad publicity is better than no publicity at all. This proved true for the movie "The...

 
 News    December 11, 2014

Daniel's Jewelers Names Donaghy Chief Financial Officer

Headquartered in Culver City, Daniel's Jewelers announces that Joseph Donaghy has joined the company as its new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Daniel's Donaghy served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financi...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    December 11, 2014

Did North Korea "Nuke" Sony?

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The FBI along with Sony Pictures Entertainment is investigating the source of a cyber attack that took down Sony's computer network in Culver City last week....

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Kennedy Wilson Negotiates Lease for Panera Bread in Culver

Global real estate investment and services firm Kennedy Wilson has negotiated a 10-year retail lease for Panera Bread, a bakery-café chain with locations nationwide. Located at 10990 Jefferson Blvd. within the Studio Village Center, the...

 
 News    November 13, 2014

Waterloo To Close

Waterloo & City, a Culver City Gastropub with a British theme, will be closing its doors at the end of the year after 4 1/2 years on Washington Blvd. Newspaper reports claimed Waterloo was doomed by the crushing rent on the 6,000 sq. ft. location....

 
 News    November 13, 2014

Nicholas Weiss Joins Sony Pictures Entertainment

Nicholas Weiss has been named Senior Vice President, Creative Advertising for Sony Pictures Entertainment, it was announced by Dwight Caines, president of Theatrical Marketing for the studio, and by...

 
 News    November 6, 2014

Talking Pets with Adopt & Shop

If you have just welcomed a new furry family member into your life, one of the first things you need to do is teach them where to "go." Housebreaking a pet is not difficult, but it does require...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    November 6, 2014

Howl-o-ween Party a True Tail-Wagger

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Halloween in Culver City really went to the dogs this year – but in the best of all possible ways, thanks to Michelson Found Animals' Adopt & Shop at 4235...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Sony Goes Green-er

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., has completed installation of the largest corporate deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Southern California. eVgo has installed and...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    October 2, 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    August 21, 2014

All Roads Lead to the Culver Hotel As They Celebrate 90 Years in Style

On September 4, 1924, Mr. Harry Culver opened The Culver Hotel to great acclaim in Los Angeles. All the biggest stars came out to celebrate the six-story "skyscraper," the centerpiece of Culver City,...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    July 31, 2014

Learning from Dog's Playbook of Life

"Try this: Run barefoot through a field. When dogs run, their paws paint the earth with grace." That's just one of the suggestions in "Life's a Bark," the delightful new book by award-winning author...

 
 News    July 17, 2014

Shred Day

Gates, Kingsley & Gates Smith Salsbury Funeral Directors will be hosting an annual Shred Day on July 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Funeral home will provide free shredding for up to four boxes per person of important, personal documents in the...

 
 News    July 10, 2014

Learn How Dogs Teach Humans

Adopt & Shop, at the corner of Sepulveda and Culver, will host a book signing on Sat., July 12 at 1 p.m. Award-winning author Larry Kay will present his new book, Life's A Bark, describing ways...

 

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