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Brokers Say It's Time To Focus On Fox Hills

Urging the city, property owners and residents to come together to focus on breathing new life into the Fox Hills area, a panel of commercial, retail and residential brokers said the time is now for...

 

Former Culver High Grad Langley Dies

Arthur Langley Jr. was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to Arthur and Margaret (Bailey) Langley. In 1950 the family moved to Los Angeles, where he was among the first graduating class at Culver City...

 

Let The Fans Be Heard: Sprint Fan Vote Returns

A favorite isn't always the winner – as the Sprint Fan Vote's history suggests. In the last 10 seasons, fans have voted 10 different drivers into the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race™ at Charlotte Moto...

 

Lowly Knicks Add To Lakers' Troubles

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The Lakers and New York Knicks are the richest franchises in the NBA, but this season they’re two of the worst teams. The Knicks arrived at Staples Center last...

 

Observer Hires Two Cartoonists

The Observer has hired two cartoonists and their work will appear in this week's edition. James Ville is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. His love for art began when he was four years...

 

Sebastian-Ridley-Thomas Honors Women's History Month

Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas today announces he is co-hosting a series of three events for young professional women leaders and graduate students in Los Angeles to use Women's History...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 19, 2015

Dear Editor

Dear editor, Back in January 2015, the school board voted to go along with Superintendent LaRose’s mid-year recommendation to raise district salaries another two percent- across-the-board. This...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    March 19, 2015

Winning Championships Is in His Blood

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist David Blatt was born on May 22, 1959. He grew up in the town of Framingham, Boston, Completed a degree in English literature at Princeton University. During his...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 19, 2015

A No Hitter On Culver's New Field (Really)

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter In baseball a no-hitter is always special. But it's even more remarkable when it occurs in a team's season home opener. Better yet, this actually happened immediately...

 

Former Fire Chief Sellers Is Enjoying Vacation

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Recently I had the pleasure of discussing the 30-year career and retirement of my good friend, Chief Christopher Sellers. From January 1984 until June 2014, the...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    March 19, 2015

City Manager's Report

By John Nachbar City Manager Community Development • Airport Marina Ford/Honda – A permit has been issued for three new auto service buildings at 6002 Centinela Avenue. • 76 Station – A...

 

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Reaches Out to Aspiring Women Leaders

Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas announces he is co-hosting three events for young professional women leaders and graduate students in Los Angeles to use Women's History Month "to engage...

 

WLA College Approved For Bachelor's Degree Program

Geoffrey Baum, President of the Board of Governors for the California Community Colleges announced that the West Los Angeles College proposal to offer a Bachelor's degree in dental hygiene has...

 

Mozart Featured On LACO's Program

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Music Director Jeffrey Kahane served as musical “tour guide” for LACO’s annual “Discover” program, which this season...

 

Ex-Laker Haley, Sportscaster McDonnell Die

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Within a few days last week two well-known men from the local sports scene passed away. Last Friday death claimed Joe McDonnell, who covered sports for four decades,...

 

Services Held For Train Advocate Ken Ruben

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The graveside services were held last Sunday morning for Ken Ruben at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Commerce. Ruben, a train buff and longtime advocate for public...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 19, 2015

Track Season Is Off To A Rousing Start

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The sun was up, the weather was hot and so was the Culver City High track and field team on Saturday, March 14 for the annual Culver City Invitational held on the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 19, 2015

It's A Waiting Game At Culver DMV

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City's Department of Motor Vehicles is having a problem that many DMVs around Southern California are also having-exceptionally long lines and slow...

 

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