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 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...

 
 By Katie Wilmshurst    News    July 10, 2014

Edison Plans 8% Hike Due To Polar Vortex

By Katie Wilmshurst Special to the Observer Tensions are rising along with electricity bills, as the price increase in natural gas due to winter's polar vortex catches up with consumers. Wednesday's...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Ford's Filling Station Shuttered

With the planned opening of Ford's Filling Station inside the J.W. Marriott in downtown Los Angeles Ford's Filling Station abruptly closed its doors on Sunday night. It was ten years ago Ben Ford...

 
 News    July 3, 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...

 
 News    July 3, 2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS

Behold the living legends! Children of All Ages will believe in the unbelievable with the all-new circus spectacular, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS, coming to the Los...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 19, 2014

Sony Pictures Imageworks Says Goodbye Culver City-Hello Canada

Sony Pictures Imageworks is leaving Culver City and moving its headquarters to Vancouver, B.C. The company is moving into a new, state-of-the-art facility, capable of accommodating up to 700...

 
 News    May 29, 2014

Adopt & Shop Community Day

Adopt & Shop will continue its “housewarming” to the neighborhood, with a fun-filled Community Day this Saturday, May 31from 11am – 2pm. Community Day will feature complimentary training, 50% off microchipping, and nail trimmings for pets,...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 22, 2014

Westside Brake Gears Up For Growth

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer One would think that in this economy, where hardly a day goes by that we don't read about cutbacks, companies would be putting the brakes on expansion. Westside...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 15, 2014

Adopt & Shop Combines Compassion, Convenience

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Every pet should have its day. In Culver City the likelihood that day will happen was substantially increased on May 13 when Adopt & Shop, a one-stop adoption and...

 
 News    March 13, 2014

Culver Studios Sold

The iconic Culver Studios has been sold to Los Angeles-based Hackman Capital Partners for a reported $85 million. The studio with the signature mansion has a long history of filming famous movies including “Gone With the Wind.” The lot was...

 
 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 6, 2014

Culver Agency Pitch Names Wells CCO

Culver City-based agency Pitch has promoted Xanthe Wells from executive creative director to chief creative officer, and has hired Gage Clegg as group creative director. Both were previously at...

 
 News    January 9, 2014

House of Fitness Grand Opening

A ribbon cutting was held by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce at the recent grand opening of House of Fitness in the Culver Crossroads Center on Sepulveda and Washington. House of Fitness is a...

 
 News    November 14, 2013

Blockbuster Stores To Close

DISH Network Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., will end its retail and by mail DVD distribution operations by early-January 2014. The company will close its approximately...

 
 News    October 24, 2013

Annual Golf Tournament Scheduled

It's tee time. The Culver City Chamber of Commerce & Culver City Education Foundation are taking reservations for Golf Tournament 2013. The tournament will be held at the Malibu Golf Club on...

 
 News    September 26, 2013

Company Town - Sony Pictures Acquires Angry Birds Toons

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) of Culver City announces that it has acquired worldwide home entertainment Blu-ray and DVD rights to Angry Birds Toons, Rovio Entertainment's inaugural...