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 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 16, 2017 

CARNAGE EVERYWHERE

It was a beautiful evening in Nice, France, last July 14 with 30,000 peoplewatching the fireworks celebrating Bastille Day, the French national holiday. Suddenly and without warning, a terrorist...

 

$100 Traffic Ticket Could Become $815 in California

Has it been a year already that some hacker stole personnel details of 30,000 employees at the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI? Someone was asleep at the switch. It was in 1908, a year after my dad was born, that the New York City’s Boa...

 

EARLY VOTING AGAIN at WLAC

West Los Angeles College will be one of several sites where Los Angeles County voters can cast their March Election ballots early. The polls will be open from 8am to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5 in the Fine Arts Building, Room 103....

 

Runners and Walkers Occupy City Streets In Screenland 5K

Portions of Culver and Washington Blvds., leading from downtown Culver City, will be reserved for 3,000 guests in the once-in-a-century Screenland 5K on Academy Awards Sunday morning, as runners and walkers follow the yellow brick road, experience...

 

LA County Asks Residents and Businesses To Report Storm Related Damages

A large storm system swept through Los Angeles County beginning on February 17, causing damage to homes, properties and businesses. The County requests for residents and business owners impacted by the storm to take action by reporting damages to...

 

Local Girl Scouts Bring Pets to Senior Center

Melanie Marx and Hermela Amanuel, Girl Scouts from Troop 1615 are partnering with Michelson Found Animals Adopt & Shop to bring cats and dogs to the Culver City Senior Center on President's Day....

 

Former Culver City Mayor Boulgarides Dies

The Culver City Observer has learned that former Mayor and Councilman Dr. James Boulgarides has died. The Observer will have more information including planned services and Dr. Boulgarides contribution to Culver City in next weeks newspaper and...

 

Culver City Resident Takes First Place

Culver City resident Renée De Palma and USC student Ilana Urman took first place in Newcomer American Smooth Fox Trot at the Claremont Showdown 2016 dancing for the USC Ballroom and Latin Dance Team. But this win for De Palma meant more than just...

 

Herman Eisen Celebrates 100th Birthday

Herman Eisen, who turned 100 this month, celebrated with his favorite dessert, lemon meringue pie, during a Nov. 9 meeting at the Culver City Senior Center. When asked his secret, he responded,...

 

Former Evening Outlook Publisher Funk Dies at 92

C. Deane Funk, former publisher of the Santa Monica Evening Outlook, passed away peacefully on his 92nd birthday in Thousand Oaks after a brief illness. Funk was born in Normal, IL, with the family...

 

Michael Goldfarb Receives Promotion At Culver Studios

Michael Goldfarb has been promoted to Vice President – Business Development at The Culver Studios, it was announced by Dave Mannix, General Manager. Goldfarb, who joined The Culver Studios'...

 

Culver City Woman Wins Burger Recipe Contest

America's Longest Running Burger Contest Names Indonesian Satay Burger Winner Of The 26th Annual Sutter Home Build a Better Burger(R) Recipe Contest Sara Broomer Wows Judges with Mouthwatering Recipe, Takes Home $25,000 Grand Prize ST. HELENA,...

 

Two Beloved Scout Leaders Plan to Step Down

Carlson Park residents Patti and Tony Bravo, stalwarts of Culver City’s blossoming Scouting movement, are stepping down from their key leadership positions after 16 years of positively shaping the l...

 

Culver Mayor Clarke Honored By Appreciative Seniors

The Culver City Mayor Jim B. Clark was honored Friday, August the 12th at Meridian of Cheviot Hill's Grand Opening, with a Lifetime Achievement Award given by the World Wide Corporation of Meridian...

 

AALL Names Culver's Sandy Levin Advocacy Award Winner

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has awarded former Culver City Mayor and Councilperson Sandra Levin, executive director of the LA Law Library in Los Angeles, the Robert L. Oakley Advocacy Award this year. Established in 2008, the...

 

Rabbi Shapiro Reflects on Legacy of Elie Wiesel

"The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not...

 

Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, a holocaust survivor and who was awarded Nobel Peace Prize died on the morning of July 2, at his home in Manhattan at the age of 87. [In May 1944, the Hungarian authorities, under German...

 

Andrew Weissman Joins Upward Bound Board Of Directors

Former Culver City Mayor Andrew Weissman has joined the Board of Directors of Upward Bound House, a county-wide non-profit organization that serves homeless families. Weissman served on the Culver...

 

CC High Grad Completes Air Force Basic Training

U.S. Air Force Airman Aaron P. Bravo has graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core...

 

Culver's Komatsu Ties For 7th Place

Cooper Komatsu, an eighth-grader at Culver City Middle School, tied for seventh in the 89th Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 26. Komatsu began by correctly spelling cacomixl, glaucothoe, buccal,...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 26, 2016

Crowds Celebrate Metro Extension To The Beach

At 9:45 a.m. on May 20 a gray and yellow light rail train came into Downtown Santa Monica Station at 5th and Colorado. Media people snapped pictures and took videos, an audience cheered, and a number...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

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