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 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...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 7, 2015

Female Veteran Still Doing Good Deeds at 105

By Sandra Coopersmith Features writer Doing good deeds (or "mitzvahs," as Bea Abrams Cohen refers to them) must be an effective prescription for longevity, as it is probably her desire to help others...

 
 News    April 2, 2015

Culver's Fusaro Is The Photographer For New Book

Lori Fusaro of Culver City has teamed up with Laura T. Coffey for an article called "My Old Dog" in the Paws For Charity Magazine along with a new book. Fusaro is the photographer for the book. "MY...

 
 News    March 26, 2015

Culver Man Named Executive Officer

Jason S. Campbell has been appointed as the Executive Officer of the California Board of Podiatric Medicine (BPM). Born and raised in Culver City, Campbell attended Culver City schools and has deep...

 
 News    January 1, 2015

European Scholar Joins The Wende Museum

The Wende Museum in Culver City announces the appointment of Dr. Joes Segal, distinguished European scholar on art and politics, the Cold War era and German cultural history as Chief Curator to...

 
 By Martin Zucker    News    December 18, 2014

Law Firm Gives Gifts To Client's Kids

By Martin Zucker Special to the Observer You wouldn’t think of an attorney’s office as the setting of a holiday toy giveaway to needy kids. The Law Offices of Hinden and Breslavsky, on the corner of Pico and Rimpau, is indeed just that kind of pl...

 
 News    November 27, 2014

Culver's Cardenes Named Woman Of The Year

NAPW has honored Arlette Cardenes , Music Director of the Culver City Chamber Orchestra, as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Culver's Whitaker Chosen For Judgeship

Governor Jerry Brown announces the appointment of Hector E. Gutierrez, Colin P. Leis, Lillian Vega Jacobs, Rob B. Villeza, Shirley K. Watkins and Michael E. Whitaker to judgeships in the Los Angeles...

 
 News    September 18, 2014

Prominent Culver Rotarian Ed Little Memorial Service Set For September 27

Edward C. Little, long-time Culver City Rotary Club member-among many of his community contributions-and the director of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo, passed away last...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Services Scheduled For Former C.A.O. Dale Jones

Dale Jones, born Harry Dowe Jones, passed away peacefully on August 25, 2014 at the age of 82 at his home in Maricopa, Arizona. Born on September 7, 1931 in Litchfield, Arizona to Charles and Audrey J...

 
 News    September 4, 2014

Former C.A.O. Dale Jones Dies

Dale Jones, former Chief Administrative Officer of Culver City died last Monday at his home in Arizona. Jones, served the city from the early 1970's until his retirement in 1992. With the changes in...

 

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