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 News    September 22, 2016 

Paint the yellow brick road at downtown block party

Follow the yellow brick road in the Culver City downtown block party's family fun zone, Saturday. Sept. 24, 12:30 pm to 4 p.m., where guests will paint bricks on the famous street from the Wizard of Oz, experience a 3-D Emerald City photo exhibit,...

 
 News    September 8, 2016

The First Hundred Years Gifted to Education

The Chamber has a long history of supporting their local school districts over the last 70 years. This includes their longtime support in every parcel tax and school bond issue, as well as it’s involvement in a multitude of other school programs....

 
 News    September 8, 2016

Culver City Loses IndieCade

According to reports in the Los Angeles Times IndieCade, the gaming industry's top festival, is leaving Culver City and moving to USC. The move was due to the final stages of developing downtown Culver City. The festival will move to USC's School of...

 
 News    September 1, 2016

Culver City is Turning 100

Downtown area kicks off city’s year-long centennial celebration Culver City is turning 100, and the city’s hip and historic downtown area is excited to kick off the year-long festivities. Downtown Culver City’s ‘Block Party of the Century’...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    August 18, 2016

Have Kitties, Will Travel

Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Catty Wagon (www.cattywagon.org), the first custom-built, mobile adoption vehicle created just for kittens in order to enable thousands of shelter kittens to...

 
 News    August 11, 2016

Local Hero Buford Still Giving Back To LA

The world and especially Los Angeles is a better place because of people like Don Buford. The former major league baseball star is still an energizer bunny at the age of 79. When most people his age are working in the garden or playing golf Buford...

 
 News    August 4, 2016

Fox Hills Association Welcomes Help July 30

The Fox Hills Neighborhood Assoiation will be planting Junipers and cleaning the park on Saturday. July 30 from 9 am to noon. Gloves, Tools and Lunch will be provided. Meet at the benches by the playground. - Please RSVP via email -...

 
 News    August 4, 2016

Culver Family Escapes Death in France

Greg Krentzman, his wife, Sophie and their nine year old daughter Lola survived the terrorist attack in Nice, France as the terrorist drove a large refrigeration truck through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day, killing 84 and injuring more than 200....

 
 News    August 4, 2016

Public Invited To Project Discussion

You are invited to participate in the following discussion: Community meeting to discuss the City’s revitalization project “ Reimagine Fox Hills” It will take place on Thursday, July 28 from 7 pm to 9 at the Veterans Memorial Complex Garden...

 
 News    June 30, 2016

Culver City Fireworks Show at West College

The Culver City Exchange Club's 50th annual July 4 Fireworks Show will be held again this year in conjunction with City of Culver City, the County of Los Angeles and West Los Angeles College will be...

 
 News    June 16, 2016

Air Quality Alert Issued In Culver City

Please be aware that today's poor air quality in the West Los Angeles area is due to a manufacturing plant fire in the City of Maywood. The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health is urging individuals where there is visible smoke or the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 12, 2016

Culver City Car Show Is A Success

The 13th Annual Culver City Car Show was a rousing success despite two major changes. First, the passing of Car Legend George Barris "The King of Kustomizers" who was a perennial figure at the show...

 
 News    March 3, 2016

Library Reopens After Year-Long Makeover

The Culver City Julian Dixon Library reopened on February 20 after a yearlong remake of the interior. The library has been at its present location for about 40 years. Prior to that it was located at...

 
 News    February 25, 2016

Culver Youngster Witnesses Obama's Local Visit

On Friday the 12th, I had a very special adventure with my dad. Me and my dad went to LAX airport to see President Obama and his jet, Air Force One. We went with a group called Kid Scoop Media. We...

 
 News    February 18, 2016

Zika Virus Will Be Discussed In Culver City

Walk with a Doc will take place on Saturday, February 20. The group will meet at Veteran's Park on Culver Boulevard at Overland Avenue at 8:45 am. There will be a health presentation by Jeffrey...

 
 News    January 7, 2016

Culver City Suffers Major Power Outage

Fortunately, the Grinch arrived in Culver City little late this year as power was lost to Sunkist Park and major portions of Sepulveda Boulevard on Saturday December 26. Power was restored at 1:18am Sunday morning. According to Southern California...

 
 News    December 31, 2015

Autism Readiness Program To Begin In Culver City

Work Readiness Workshop is now enrolling for a new Saturday afternoon session beginning January 9, 2016 in partnership with Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department. The program is tailored specifically for young adults on the...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    November 12, 2015

Batmobile Creator George Barris Dies at 89

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher George Barris, whose name was synonymous with many cars built of television shows and movies, has died at his home in Encino. George was 89. He was an avid...

 
 News    November 12, 2015

House If Fitness Plans Thanksgoving Food Drive

House of Fitness is honored to be hosting its first ever Thanksgiving Day Food Drive. All non-perishable food collected will be donated to the S.A.V.E.S. (Saint Augustine Volunteer Emergency Services). S.A.V.E.S. is Culver City’s only food pantry a...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    November 5, 2015

Kids Carnival Creates A Community Of Joy

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer A disabled child is still, first and foremost, a child – and that came through loud and clear at the Culver City Senior Center on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 18 duri...

 
 News    October 22, 2015

IndieCade Returns

The IndieCade Festival will take place October 23 to 25 in Culver City and features over 150 of the latest indie games, a professional conference track, networking events, tournaments, social gatherings, live entertainment, and fun programs for the...

 
 News    September 6, 2015

Library Storytimes to take place at Veterans Memorial Building

During the interim while the library is closed, storytimes will take place at the Veterans Memorial Building on Wednesday mornings from 10 am to 11 a.m. The Veterans Memorial Building is located at...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 30, 2015

At Last: A Movie About Culver City

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A new movie made its debut at the July 27 Culver City Council meeting. While it may not run at multiplexes around Southern California it might be playing soon at...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 30, 2015

CicLAvia Returns Here This Weekend

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Get ready with your bikes-or your feet-CicLAvia is coming back to the Westside this weekend. "CicLAvia – Culver City Meets Venice Presented by Metro," will take...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    July 23, 2015

Special Olympics World Games Come Here

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer The Special Olympics Athlete Oath: “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” In a world beset by problems, it’s heartening to see...

 

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