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 News    August 27, 2015

Antioch University Los Angeles Welcomes Kathy Mackinnon

Culver City based Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA) welcomes new member Kathy Mackinnon to its board of trustees. A longtime, successful creative life coach and presenter with an office in Los Angeles and international clientele, Mackinnon will...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

A Labor Day Focus on American Workers

What would you do if you had only five hours’ notice that your employer was closing his place of business and that you would be out of a job? In honor of Labor Day, Culver-Palms United Methodist Church will present workers being helped by CLUE-LA...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 27, 2015

Council Appoints Board Members

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter With a light late summer agenda, the City Council’s August 24 meeting took care of some less noticed but still essential matters by filling appointments to two...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

Welcome Back to School!

By Jim Shanman, Culver City Safe Routes to School Coordinator Welcome back everyone. This week begins another school year and like everyone, the Culver City Walk & Rollers are super excited! We are happy to see that more kids throughout the district...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

Music, Carnival Rides, Food Trucks at Fiesta La Ballona

Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park”, will be held beginning this week --- August 28-30 at Veterans Park located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City. The weekend will feature live performances, carnival rides and...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

Gymnastics School Joins Los Angeles Olympic Movement

The Los Angeles School of Gymnastics, a USA National and Olympic Team Training Center are proud to be part of the Olympic movement in Los Angeles. Established in 1975 by world-famous National & Olympic Coach Mrs. Alla Svirsky has served over...

 
 News    August 27, 2015

Culver City Rotary Joins the Fiesta La Ballona Fun

Culver City’s annual Fiesta La Ballona August 28-30 at Veteran’s Park promises a weekend of free musical entertainment, a beer garden and a bit of shenanigans from local Rotarians. Traditionally, the Culver City Rotary is on hand as one of the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 20, 2015 

Something New At Fiesta: A Multimedia Exhibit

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Visitors to this year’s Fiesta La Ballona will have the enjoyment of experiencing Culver City through a special exhibit, courtesy of KCET. The city and KCET,...

 
 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...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 13, 2015

Culver Exceeds Goal Of Water Conservation

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter How is Culver City doing with water conservation? Not too bad, as it turns out-but citizens should keep doing what they can to conserve. Scott Houston, director...

 
 News    August 13, 2015

Pre-Sale Fiesta Wristbands Are On Sale

Fiesta La Ballona carnival ride wristbands are available now for pre-sale. The pre-sale price is $20 each. That’s a $10 savings off the regular wristband price at Fiesta, which will be $30 this year. Wristbands are good for unlimited rides on...

 
 News    August 13, 2015

Free & Reduced-Price Meals Offered In CCUSD Schools

Culver City Unified School District announces its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Each school and/or the central office has a copy of the...

 
 News    August 13, 2015

Culver's Karina Baker Accepted Into Honors Program

Karina Baker of Culver City has been accepted into the Honors Program at Rochester Institute of Technology. Karina is a first-year student in the international and global studies program in RIT's College of Liberal Arts. Designed around three basic...

 
 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

Culver-Palms Annual Yard Sale Arrives Saturday

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church’s annual yard sale will be held from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, August 8. Choose from clothing, shoes and household items such as cookware, tableware, linens, decorative items, crafts, large and small...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Republicans to Meet

The Republican Party County Central Committee 54th Assembly District Board meets every second Tuesday of the month. This month’s meeting will be held on August 11 at Lenny's Deli, 2379 Westwood Blvd. from 7:30 pm to 9 pm. Guests are welcome. For...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    August 6, 2015

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • • Catch the Last of the Free Summer Concerts - Boulevard Music is presenting the final two concerts of the summer on Thursday evenings at 7 pm on August 6 and 13 in the...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

CicLAvia Bus Delays

Bus stops temporarily closed: Line 1 - east/westbound stops from Expo Station- Sepulveda Blvd. - east/westbound Venice Circle to Washington via Marina Line 3 - northbound Washington/Overland and north/southbound Washington/Motor Culver CityBus may...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

Culver's Megan Blank Earns Degree

Megan Blank, a native of Culver City, received a BS-Sport and Recreation Management degree from the University of Iowa at the close of the spring 2015 semester. About 5,100 students received UI...

 
 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    August 6, 2015

McVarish-Burke To Hold Campaign Kickoff

Culver City School Board Candidates Scott McVarish and Anne Burke will hosta Kick-off Party for their Joint Campaign, Sunday, Aug 9 at 3-5 pm. Come meet the candidates after CicLAvia. The location is Mike Cohen’s house: 4378 Jasmine Ave., Culver...

 
 News    August 6, 2015

El Rincon School Has A New Principal

The Culver City Unified School District Board of Education announces that it has selected Dr. Shannon Garcia to serve as Principal of El Rincon Elementary School. The Board voted unanimously to approve Garcia’s hiring at its August 3 meeting....

 
 News    July 30, 2015

McVarish and Burke Run as Team for Culver School Board

Culver City parent leaders Scott McVarish and Anne Burke have declared their candidacy for the November 3 school board election in Culver City. They are the first to announce for the two open seats. Incumbents Laura Chardiet and Nancy Goldberg have...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 30, 2015

At Last: A Movie About Culver City

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A new movie made its debut at the July 27 Culver City Council meeting. While it may not run at multiplexes around Southern California it might be playing soon at...

 
 News    July 30, 2015

Culver-Palms Church Collecting Yard Sale Items

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church's annual yard sale will be held from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, August 8. Now is the time to look around for clean, usable shoes, clothing and household goods and...

 

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