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 News    April 14, 2016

Santa Monica Sets Zero Waste Goal of 95% by 2030

The Resource Recovery and Recycling (R3) Division of the City of Santa Monica prides itself on being an environmental leader. In 2014, Council approved the Zero Waste Strategic Plan requiring the...

 
 News    April 14, 2016

CCHS Student Recognized for Outstanding Service, Achievement

Mayor Micheal O'Leary and Culver City Fire Chief David White recognized CCHS Student Kyle Hiroto Lorrin on Tuesday, April 5 for Outstanding Community Service for his actions in response to an alarm in...

 
 News    April 14, 2016

Services Planned For Former Mayor Richard Brundo

Richard "Dick" Ross Brundo, a former Mayor and City councilman in Culver City died on Monday March 28. He was 74. Brundo served 12 years on the council from 1974 until 1986. He was defeated for a...

 
 News    March 31, 2016

An Inspiring Story About Dancing

In a time where racial tension is high and politicians are feeding into the division of our country there is dance-a wonderful escape to a classically celebrated art. To be in the presence of an internationally recognized choreographer and dancer,...

 
 News    March 24, 2016

Former Mayor Richard "Dick" Brundo Dies at 75

Former Culver City Mayor and Councilman Richard Ross Brundo has died at the age of 75. More to follow in this week's Culver City Observer and online at www.culvercityobserver.com...

 
 News    March 24, 2016

Services Held For Judge Cherness

The Honorable Harold I. Cherness died peacefully in his sleep in Santa Monica on March 10 at 93, the eldest of four children. Born in Brooklyn on July 28, 1922, his father encouraged him to enter the live poultry business however he was a keen...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    March 24, 2016

Judge Harold ("Hal") I. Cherness

Somewhere a very special high court is in session and the case being heard involves Judge Hal Cherness, a prolific purveyor of wisdom, justice, and humor, who has been charged with being a genuine hon...

 
 News    March 10, 2016

Easter Seals Names Senator Holly Mitchell Legislative Award Honoree

California-based Easter Seals affiliates have selected Senator Holly Mitchell, D-Culver City, as a recipient of the Easter Seals 2016 Senate Leadership Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday,...

 
 News    March 3, 2016

Judge Harold Cherness Dies at 93

Judge Harold Irving Cherness died early Thursday Morning in Santa Monica. Funeral Services will be held Sunday March 13 at 4pm at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City. A full story on his life will follow in next week’s edition and online at...

 
 News    March 3, 2016

Easter Seals Names Holly Mitchell Legislative Award Honoree

California-based Easter Seals affiliates have selected Senator Holly Mitchell, D-Culver City, as a recipient of the Easter Seals 2016 Senate Leadership Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday,...

 
 News    February 4, 2016

Reaching For Rainbows For Sandy Segal Youth Health Center

You can help “Reach for Rainbows” at the annual fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center. The group’s major fundraiser is on Saturday, February 20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Culver City. The honorees at this...

 
 News    January 14, 2016

Rosenberg's Celebrate 50th Anniversary; Reaffirm Wedding Vows

Herb and Diane Rosenberg celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Friday at Temple Akiba in Culver City. Rabbi Zachary Shapiro officiated as the couple reaffirmed their wedding vows before friends...

 
 News    January 7, 2016

Services Scheduled For Long Time Culver Resident and Chicago White Sox Star

Longtime Culver City resident James (Jim) McAnany died on December 16 at the age of 79. A memorial mass is scheduled for Saturday, January 9 at 11 am at St. Peter Cleaver Catholic Church, 2380 Stow...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    December 31, 2015

Culver Ice Rink Contributed To Skater's Success

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Dedication, determination and discipline will all factor into destiny for middle-schooler Samir Mallya, who will be competing at the U.S. Figure Skating Nationals...

 
 By John Hartmire    News    November 26, 2015

Remembering Syd Kronenthal

BY JOHN HARTMIRE Editors Note: John Hartmire grew up in Culver City and was Editor of the Culver City News before moving to Northern California to be closer to his family. When you asked Syd Kronentha...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 29, 2015

SYD KRONENTHAL DIES AT 92

It's no surprise that Culver City possesses a park named after Syd Kronenthal. His name has come to be synonymous with parks as he worked for the Parks and Recreation Department of Culver City for 52...

 
 News    October 15, 2015

Services Scheduled for Syd Kronenthal

Funeral services are planned for Syd Kronenthal at noon on Wednesday October 21 at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City. Kronenthal the retired Culver City Parks and Recreation Director died,...

 
 News    October 15, 2015

Syd Kronenthal Dies

The Culver City Observer has received reports of the death of former Parks and Recreation Director Syd Kronenthal. Kronenthal, an Iconic figure in the Park and Recreation industry served as the director of the Culver City Department for over 50...

 
 News    October 15, 2015

Local Woman Receives Prestigious Interfaith Award

Long-time Culver City resident Ruth Broyde Sharone was recently honored with the 2015 Spirit of Action award by the Interfaith Council of Garden Grove, Stanton and Westminster. The Council,...

 
 News    October 8, 2015

Culver Legend Gus Prado Dies

Agustin (Gus) Prado passed away Monday, September 21 while disembarking from a 27-day cruise in Fort Lauderdale, Florida after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 74. Gus was born in Havana,...

 
 News    August 13, 2015

Service Held For Andy Alexander

A memorial service was held on Friday August 14 in Culver City at Temple Akiba. She passed away at home on Wednesday morning, surrounded by her three daughters. Ann Alexander (Andy) was instrumental i...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Former Culver Football Player Dorsey killed

Former Culver City High football player Sydney Dorsey was recently killed in an automobile accident. Dorsey, a defensive back, played for Culver in 2011 and 2012. His brother, Ky, was also a Centaur defensive back. He graduated in 2010 and then...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

UCLA's Mel Farr Dies At 70

Former UCLA star running back Mel Farr has died at 70 of unknown causes. Farr went on to the NFL for seven years with the Detroit Lions. In 1967 Farr was the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Year and his teammate, Lem Barney, was the NFL Defensive...

 
 News    June 4, 2015

Services Scheduled For Carol Layana

Services have been scheduled for Carol Layana who passed away on Monday. Services will be held on at 11am on Monday June 22 at Saint Augustine Church, 3850 Jasmine Avenue in Culver City. A...

 
 News    May 21, 2015

Culver's Cooper Komatsu Advances In National Spelling Bee

Culver City Middle School seventh-grader Cooper Komatsu made it to the Semifinals today, May 27, in the 88th Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland. Komatsu was only one of 49...

 

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