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 News    April 24, 2014

Culver Residents Named to Dean's List

The following local residents were among 1,594 students named to Biola University's fall 2013 Dean's List for academic excellence: Nataleigh Maia, resident of Culver City Taylor Rapinchuk, resident...

 
 News    April 24, 2014

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Salutes Culver Academy of Visual and Performing Arts

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas has commended the students and faculty members of the Culver City High Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) for their dedication, instruction, skill and...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 17, 2014 

Documents Reveal Howard Hughes' Role in CIA Sub Retrieval

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The U.S. Department of State has released documents relating to a hitherto unknown story about Howard Hughes' involvement in a secret project to retrieve a sunken...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    April 17, 2014 

Getting a Down To Earth Education

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Culver City's Turning Point School is known for creating friendship, altruism and awareness through its service learning projects, its latest such venture...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Walk With A Doc Comes To Culver

Culver City Walk With A Doc began when Mayor Jeff Cooper asked Pediatrician Jeffrey Penso to start a walk in Culver City. Penso had recently heard of the Walk With A Doc program being sponsored by Los...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    April 17, 2014 

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • City Council Announces the Appointment of Assistant Chief Scott Bixby - as Interim Police Chief - At a Special City Council meeting on April 9 Mayor Jeff Cooper, speaking...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Mitchell Bill Seeks to Protect Medical Credit Card Users

The Senate Business, Professions and Consumer Protections Committee passed Senator Holly J. Mitchell's (D-Culver City) bill to protect patients signing up for medical credit cards offered by their...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Culver Fire Department Hosts Fire Service Open House

The Culver City Fire Department will be opening its doors to the public on Saturday, May 10 for their annual Fire Service Day Celebration. The event will take place during The Culver City Car Show...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Lindberg Park, a Community of Preparedness

It has been proven that neighborhoods and communities that prepare together are more likely to recover and survive a disaster then those that don’t. In celebration of Earthquake Preparedness Month, here’s an example of one community that is...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Mitchell's Fracking Moratorium Bill Moves Forward

In the first effort this year to address the environmental concerns associated with fracking, a bill by Senators Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), which would impose...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Center Theatre Group Receives $600,000 Grant

Center Theatre Group has recently received a $600,000 grant from The James Irvine Foundation to help support CTG's new and innovative community-based arts engagement programs. CTG will work with...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Mitchell Bill to Repeal Family Aid Cap Advances

SB 899, introduced by California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) to repeal the Maximum Family Grant (MFG) rule in the CalWORKs program, has moved passed its first legislative hurdle....

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Culver Resident Discovers Murder Scene Undisturbed Since 1970

Culver City resident Darrell Fusaro, author of What If Godzilla Just Wanted a Hug?, has been trying to find peace amidst the mystery surrounding the murder of his grandfather James Fusaro for...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Zoe Celine Fisch named to Dean's List

Zoe Celine Fisch of Culver City was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Fisch is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences. To...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Culver City Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency is hosting a drop off point. The purpose of this National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is to provide a venue for...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Women's Club Hosts Ice Cream Social

The Culver City Woman's Club is celebrating its flapper-era past with an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, April 26 from 2 pm to 4. The Club was founded in 1920. While going through the archives Club...

 
 By Culver City Police Department    News    April 17, 2014 

Assistant Police Chief Scott Bixby as Interim Chief of Police.

City Council Announces the Appointment of Assistant Chief Scott Bixby as Interim Police Chief At a Special City Council meeting of April 9, 2014, Culver City Mayor Jeff Cooper, speaking on behalf of...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Library Closing Is Rescinded

The Library Centennial Renovation Celebration Project was to commence at the Julian Dixon Library in Culver City on Monday, April 21 for one year. Staff at the branch library was informed on Tuesday...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Free State Tax Assistance Available Online

With only a few days left in the tax filing season, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) reminds taxpayers about free online tax help online. Taxpayers can access a number of resources at FTB's website: ftb....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 10, 2014

Cooper, Clarke Are Re-Elected

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Throughout the evening the election was never in doubt. From the absentee ballots which were counted first to the last precinct councilmembers Jeff Cooper and...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Police Chief Retires

Culver City Police Chief Don Pedersen has announced his retirement. He has served as chief for eight years. According to informed sources Pedersen will join the newly created Los Angeles County...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

West Beats The Pros Again At Aviation Maintenance Competition

The Aviation Mechanics team from West Los Angeles College took first place in the “Turbine Engine Event” again at their second appearance at the Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) at AviationPros LIVE in Las Vegas last week. The West competi...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new website that allows Californians to easily track every tax dollar raised by Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase approved by voters in November 2012 to stabilize the fiscal health of K-12 schools and community colleges.

State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new website that allows Californians to easily track every tax dollar raised by Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase approved by voters in November...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Culver City Neighborhood Walk Day for School Bond, Measure CC

Proponents of Culver City School Bond Measure CC will hold a Citywide Walk Day beginning at 9:30 am on Saturday, April 12 to get the word out to all neighborhood precincts encouraging voters to...

 
 By Culver City Police Department    News    April 10, 2014

Police Blotter

Commercial Burglary: On April 4 at 9:31 am, officers responded to the 10600 block of Culver Boulevard regarding a burglary investigation. The officers met with the victim who told them the following;...

 

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