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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 15, 2015

Culver City Year in Review:2014

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter January The Culver City Expo Line station was closed for almost two hours on January 7 due to a security threat involving what police called "a suspicious...

 News    December 11, 2014

Downtown Culver City Christman Tree Lighting

The evening was a festive event with Christmas Carolers and Santa. Below are officers from the Culver City Police Department who escort Santa around town foe the next two weeks to visit children....

 News    October 16, 2014

City Welcomes Applicants for Vacancies

The City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce the application period for two vacancies on Culver City Commission, Committee, and Boards. Late applications may not be accepted. Applications will be accepted by the City Clerk’s Office until 5 pm o...

 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    August 28, 2014

Studios Estates Meeting Scheduled

The City of Culver City Parks Manager Patrick Reynolds and Public Works/Engineering Manager Mate Gaspar are hosting a public meeting for the residents of Studio Estates to discuss Landscape...

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 5, 2014

Tai Babilonia Discusses Ice Arena Future

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Since the Culver City Ice Arena was closed in March, Culver City ice skating enthusiasts have been organizing in the hope of restoring the arena. To this end, the...

 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 22, 2014

Katz Transforms Areas Through Art, Technology

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Curiosity and enthusiasm are certainly primary colors in the engaging personal palette of David Arthur Katz. "I've been working as a digital artist for almost 25...

 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    February 27, 2014

Mayor Cooper on Ice Rink: We Won't Gamble on People's Safety

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This is Part 2 of a series) By Marcus G. Tiggs Special to the Observer After over two weeks the closing of Culver Ice Arena has not ended the Culver Ice dilemma (or better called "clif...

 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    February 27, 2014

EXCLUSIVE- Ice Rink-A Financial Dilemma

By Marcus Tiggs Special to the Observer Over the last couple of months the media/public has been in a frenzy over the Culver City Ice Arena story or better described as saga. The latest turn was at...

 News    February 20, 2014

Battle Stations For Culver High Grad Baldovino

Navy Seaman Mark Baldovino, son of Benito C. and Erlinda Guzman and sister of Michelle Guzman of Los Angeles,recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill....

 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

Zoning Issue Slows Rock Climbers

Editors Note: this story is updated from last weeks story entitled SMOKING GUN on Culver City Observer's website By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Prior to the closing of the Culver City Ice...

 News    February 6, 2014

City Vows Public Health and Safety Protected

The City of Culver City issued the following statement with regards to the closing of the Culver City Ice Arena: The City of Culver City's highest priority is its commitment to ensuring the public's...

 By Stephen Hadland    News    February 6, 2014

AOL Dumps Patch, All Westside Editors Fired

By Stephen Hadland Culver City Observer Publisher After suffering enormous losses reportedly in the hundreds of millions of dollars in the hyperlocal news market AOL has apparently dumped PATCH into...

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 6, 2014

Arena Decision Remains On Ice

Observer Reporter The Culver City Ice Arena was again the subject of a drawn-out public comment session and discussion at the Council's meeting Monday night, with an overflow crowd packing the Mike...

 News    February 6, 2014

Eatalian Cafe Opens Enjoeat in Culver City

On Monday, Eatalian Cafe opened two new locations in Downtown Culver City: EnjoEat Espresso, and EnjoEat Classico (3912- 3918 Van Buren Pl. EnjoEat Espresso is a bakery, café, and gelato shop. It is...

 News    January 30, 2014

Planet Granite Responds to Skaters' Concerns

The following statement was posted by Planet Granite on its website in response to the outpouring of support for the Culver Ice Arena. Planet Granite makes it clear skating is not part of its plans...

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 30, 2014

Community Rallies to Save the Culver Ice Rink

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver Ice Arena has a big family of fans. On Monday night they packed the City Council Chamber to standing room capacity as they pleaded with the Council to...

 By Stephen Hadland    News    January 30, 2014

Save the Rink

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The Iconic Culver Ice Arena is being forced to close its doors after 50 years by the owners who have already leased the property to a new tenant. Currently the...

 News    January 23, 2014

BREAKING NEWS - Rally Tonight at Council to Save the Ice Rink

A coalition of local skaters and community members know as "Save The Ice Rink' have called for a rally at tonight's city council meeting. The details are: WHEN: Monday January 27th 5:00 PM before...

 News    January 16, 2014

Culver King Day: 64 Ways to Practice Nonviolence

Culver City will host a day-long celebration to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 18, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095...

 News    January 16, 2014

ALERT: Air Quality Advisory Issued

The South Coast Air Quality Management District has issued a smoke advisory today for portions of Los Angeles County. Air quality may reach the Unhealthy range or higher in these areas due to the...

 News    January 16, 2014

House Is Built in A Day in Culver City

USModular Home Builders was in Culver City recently to assemble a two- story home with 1,800 square feet of living space. The home was built in four modules, three on the first floor and one on the se...

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 9, 2014

Culver City Year In Review

January The Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission held a "town hall" meeting on January 8, with speakers from city staff, representatives from local museums and arts organizations, and members of...

 News    December 19, 2013

NORAD Tracks Santa Heading Towards United States

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 News    December 19, 2013

Holiday Schedule

The office of the Culver City Observer will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday, December 24 & 25 for the Christmas Holiday. The deadline for submission of news stories, display advertising and classified advertising will be Friday December 20 at 5...


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