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Articles from the March 13, 2014 edition

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Ammonia Removed From Ice Rink

Culver City Fire Chief Curt Sellers issued the Following press release on Friday morning: Ammonia Removal at the Culver Ice Arena at 4545 Sepulveda Boulevard is Complete The City would like to update... Full story

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 13, 2014

An Imminent Hazard

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Manager and the Fire Department released a status report on March 10 on the conditions at 4545 Sepulveda Boulevard, better known as the Culver... Full story


Culver City Home Buyers Face Uphill Battle

Single-Family Homes Seems that every month I repeat the same thing, Culver City real estate prices hit new highs. For all current homeowners out there it's nothing but good news. Homebuyers, on the...


Mayor Cooper Achieves Influential Endorsements

From environmentalists to business leaders and employee groups influential groups in the area is lining up behind Mayor Jeff Cooper's re-election bid. In the last few weeks, Cooper has won the... Full story


How Important Are Foreign Language Classes?

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) has probably the very best program in the State of California to teach elementary students Japanese. When many of... Full story


Culver City Compact is Signed

Working with the Culver City Chamber of Commerce and other key stakeholders throughout the local business and education community, the Culver City Unified School District has developed the Culver... Full story


Olivia Wu Graduates From Emory University

Olivia Wu of Culver City received a Master of Science in Nursing from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University in Atlanta, on Dec. 21, 2013. Emory University is known for its... Full story


Illah Glenn Dies at 90

Illah Marie Glenn, 90, of Yakima died on March 4 at Willow Springs. Mrs. Glenn was born in Culver City and was a real estate agent. Survivors include a son, Dan Glenn; two daughters, Lynda Sissom and Mary Kay Sybouts, all of Yakima; a sister, Nancy... Full story

 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 13, 2014

Council Learns Plenty in Special Meeting

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Council met twice on Monday, with a special afternoon meeting as well as its regular Monday evening meeting. The afternoon meeting, held for the... Full story

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 13, 2014


By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Meet the Culver City High girls basketball team: the hottest team in town and the newly crowned 2014 CIF Southern Section Division 2AA champions. The Centaurs... Full story


"Birder": A Special DouglasPlus Event

A special event that includes a reading of the new comedy "Birder" by Julie Marie Myatt and a guided bird walk in the gardens of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) will be... Full story


Clarke Lists Endorsements

Jim Clarke, candidate for re-election to the Culver City Council, is buoyed by the many organization endorsements he has received in recent weeks. Early endorsements were received from Congresswoman... Full story


Kobe Bryant Declared Out For Remainder of the Season

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who is recovering from a fractured lateral tibial plateau of his left knee, was examined Wednesday by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo, who determined that Bryant's injury... Full story


Culver Studios Sold

The iconic Culver Studios has been sold to Los Angeles-based Hackman Capital Partners for a reported $85 million. The studio with the signature mansion has a long history of filming famous movies including “Gone With the Wind.” The lot was... Full story


Silverman's Book Title Says It All

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Everyone is a story waiting to be told. With "White Rose: Stories of Love, Loss and a Dog Named Holly," Marian Silverman tells hers in an engrossing memoir... Full story


Council Meetings in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meetings of March 10, 2014. At these meetings, the City Council: • Received Presentations and discussed current and proposed Work Plans from the City’s Fire, Police, and Finance Departments as part o... Full story


Police Blotter

Vandalism: On February 25, 2014 at 7 am a victim came to the police department to report her 2011 BMW had been vandalized. The victim said she parked and locked her car in the 6200 block of Bristol... Full story

 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 13, 2014

Shut'er Down

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher After city contractors and inspectors crawled all over the Culver Ice Arena last Friday, Michael Karagozian, owner of the ice rink property, has decided to turn o... Full story

 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    March 13, 2014

Ice Rink Passes Inspections for 10 Years

By Marcus G. Tiggs Special to the Observer Unless one has been hiding under a rock over the last month, Culver City Ice Arena is still temporarily shut down or to the dismay of its thousands of fans,... Full story


Culver Business Leader Curtis Reis Dies at 79

Chamber Leader and former head of Culver City-based Alliance Bank Curtis Reis was a global traveler to seven continents, lifelong sports enthusiast and a man committed to social justice. Reis, 79,... Full story


Earnhardt Earning Notice As Serious Chase Contender

In three weeks' time we've gone from hype ... to hope ... to coming down to Earth – and finding Dale Earnhardt Jr. waiting for us, atop the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings. Earnhardt leads the...


What Might Have Been For UCLA Basketball

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor John Wooden won 10 national championships as the UCLA basketball coach from 1964 to 1976, the greatest dynasty in the history of the sport. Since Wooden retired, UCLA... Full story


Movie Review - Frozen

It's been a long time coming, but Disney magic is back! The glorious fantasy of storytelling, the beauty of fairy tales filled with princes and princesses, magic, wonder, beauty and eye-popping ultra... Full story


Magical Mystical Marvelous Mayhem

You too can be a part of the Magical Mystical Marvelous Mayhem hosted by the Friends of the Culver City Youth Health Center. The group's annual major fundraiser is on Saturday, March 15 at the... Full story


Movie Trailer - Pompeii

Set in 79 A.D., POMPEII tells the epic story of Milo, a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy... Full story


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