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 News    August 21, 2014 

BREAKING NEWS-Former C.A.O. Dale Jones Dies

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

 
 By John Nachbar    News    August 21, 2014 

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Report

• Passing of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Commission Chair Rick Hudson - On August 9, PRCS Commission Chair Rick Hudson passed away unexpectedly at the age of 61 while at his...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Fiesta La Ballona-Attractions and Activities Schedule

Friday, August 22 1:00pm Aquacade (to 5:00pm) Culver City Municipal Plunge 4:00pm Live Performances (to 9:00pm) Entertainment Tent 4:30pm Food Trucks and Food Court (to 9:30pm) Early Bird Senior...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Mitchell Bill Equalizing Cocaine Penalties Passes Legislature

A measure to equalize penalties for illegal crack and powder cocaine has been approved by California’s Legislature. Sentences for intent-to-sell crack convictions range from three to five years in current state law, but for powder only two to four...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

All Roads Lead to the Culver Hotel As They Celebrate 90 Years in Style

On September 4, 1924, Mr. Harry Culver opened The Culver Hotel to great acclaim in Los Angeles. All the biggest stars came out to celebrate the six-story "skyscraper," the centerpiece of Culver City,...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Water Bond to Bring Millions for Conservation Efforts

A bill co-authored by Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) to put on November's ballot a water bond measure needed for drought relief has been passed by the Legislature with broad, bipartisan...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Former Culver Councilman Ed Little Dies

The family of former Culver City Council member Ed Little announced his passing this past weekend. Little, who was 87, died of natural causes at his home in Mechanicsville, Virginia, where he and his...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Fiesta La Ballona Presents Three Days of Music and Dancing

Fiesta La Ballona presents three days of free, live music and dancing as part of Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park” August 22-24. Fiesta is held at Veterans Park and is produced by the City of Culver City, local sponsors, and almost 100 v...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 21, 2014 

Culver City Welcomes New Police, Fire Chiefs

Culver City has a new chief of police, Scott Bixby, and a new fire chief, Dave White. The double appointments of Bixby and White, both of whom had been serving as interim heads of their departments,...

 
 News    August 21, 2014 

Lowe Enterprises Becomes Fiesta Sponsor

Fiesta La Ballona 2014 sponsorship chair Marcus G. Tiggs announced Lowe Enterprises as a first time Fiesta sponsor. Lowe Enterprises is a 42-year old full-service real estate firm specializing in...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Memorial Set for Coach and Civic Activist Rick Hudson

A memorial service and a Celebration of Life will be held Saturday August 16, at the Little League field located in Culver City's Bill Botts, honoring Rick Hudson. Hudson passed away unexpectedly on...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 14, 2014

Council Moves Forward on Apartment Smoking Ban

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter If you’re old enough you may remember the commercial from the days when cigarette ads were allowed on TV—“just a silly millimeter longer.” On August 11, th...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

BREAKING NEWS-Ed Little Dies

Former Culver City Councilman Ed Little died on Saturday according to informed sources. Little served as a director on the West Basin Water District Board until he resigned in may for health reasons. Little owned and operated Ed Little Auto Service...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

City Council Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of August 11, 2014. At this meeting, the City Council: • Announced the appointment of Scott Bixby to the position of Police Chief and Dave Whit...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

CCFD Warns Culver Businesses

The Culver City Fire Department issued warning last week stating there are "Fire Inspection" companies contacting Culver City businesses and performing unwarranted inspections. Culver City Fire...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

Ahmed Tawfik Accepted to Army and Navy Academy

Ahmed Tawfik, son of Hossam and Rana Tawfil of Culver City, has been admitted to Army and Navy Academy, a military boarding school in Carlsbad, CA, for the 2014-2015 school year. He is one of the newest members of the Class of 2017.Army and Navy...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 14, 2014

Culver Employees Get a Raise

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The hard times and belt-tightening Culver City has experienced for the last few years looks to be over, as the city has negotiated a new contract with general serv...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

BREAKING NEWS-Rick Hudson Dies

Rick Hudson, Chairman of the Culver City Parks and Recreation Commission died Friday. Hudson coached football and softball at Culver High. He was an active member of the Culver City Exchange Club. Rick and his wife Terri owned and operated Culver...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Bass Supports Israel, Looks Towards Ceasefire

Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calf.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement following the passage today of House Concurrent Resolution 107: "I joined my...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Missing Culver Man Found Safe

On Friday The Culver City Police Department announced that Ronald Jay, 62 a resident of Culver City had been found safe. Jay was reported missing on Wednesday . He had been seen near his home in the 4200 block of Jackson Ave in Culver City just...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Assemblyman Visits Culver Business

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas visited Brotman Medical Pharmacy, a local independent pharmacy in Culver City, on July 30. Ridley-Thomas spoke with pharmacist/owner Dr. Sapan Bhakta about laws...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Law Helps Keep Guns From Criminals

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ measure to enable the California Department of Justice to accurately cross-reference records from the Armed & Prohibited Persons System (APPS) and the Consolidated Firearms Information System (CFIS)...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Dodd Graduates from Carleton College

Rachael Dodd of Culver City received the Bachelor of Arts degree in Classics - Carleton 4-track, Magna Cum Laude, from Carleton College during its 140th Commencement ceremony, held on Saturday, June...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Women's Club Announces Events

The newly elected Board of Directors of the Culver City Woman’s Club met recently to discuss plans for the upcoming year which include events to fund the club’s philanthropies. The club awards scholarships to Culver City High School students...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Venice Historical Society Presents: A Tribute to Our 'Piers'

The Venice Historical Society (VHS) has scheduled a classic evening focusing on the legendary amusement park piers of our Pacific – Venice-of-America and Ocean Park Piers, including Fraser’s Million Dollar Pier and Pickering Pleasure Pier, also t...

 

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