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 News    September 15, 2016

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,...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    September 1, 2016

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...

 
 News    August 18, 2016

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...

 
 News    August 4, 2016

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...

 
 By Rabbi Zachary Shapiro    News    July 7, 2016

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...

 
 News    July 7, 2016

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...

 
 News    June 9, 2016

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...

 
 News    June 9, 2016

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...

 
 News    June 2, 2016

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...

 
 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...

 

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