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 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 7, 2015

Lakers-What Might Have Been

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor As the Houston Rockets begin play in the second round of the NBA playoffs I can’t help wondering what might have been for the Lakers. You see, Dwight Howard...

 
 By Neil Rubenstein    Opinion    May 7, 2015

China Builds Submarine Fleet Bigger Than U.S.

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist China’s navy now has a submarine fleet larger than that of the United States, according to a U.S. Admiral’s statement on February 25. “Their submarine...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 7, 2015

Female Veteran Still Doing Good Deeds at 105

By Sandra Coopersmith Features writer Doing good deeds (or "mitzvahs," as Bea Abrams Cohen refers to them) must be an effective prescription for longevity, as it is probably her desire to help others...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 7, 2015

Dear Fox Hills Neighbor

Your Fox Hills Neighborhood Association is taking a stand against the proposed billboards in Fox Hills. The Carlyle Group wants to put up large digital and static billboards by the 405 and 90 freeway...

 

"Straight White Men" Coming To Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group, in collaboration with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, will present the West Coast premiere of Young Jean Lee's newest work, the acclaimed play "Straight White...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

CCUSD Removes "Interim" Tag From Principal Cooper's Title

After a several-month stint as Interim Principal at Culver City High School, Lisa Cooper’s position was made permanent April 28 as the Culver City Unified School District Board of Education unanimously voted to name her Principal. Cooper has been...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Culver's Erin Marble Honored By West Basin

On April 27 the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors presented awards to 15 grand prize and honorable mention winners to local students for the annual "Water is Life" Student Art...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 7, 2015

Clippers Need Paul To Continue Sudden Surge

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor How surprising. The Clippers went to Houston with short rest, learned that Chris Paul couldn’t play and proceeded to win Game 1 of their second round playoff...

 

AVP Returns To Manhattan Beach, Huntington Beach

The AVP professional volleyball tour will return to Manhattan Beach and Huntington Beach this summer. A tournament in scheduled in Cincinnati too, as it was last summer. Four cities that weren’t on last year’s schedule will complete the seven...

 

Verdi Chorus Remains Brilliant After 32 Years

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Verdi Chorus pulled out all of their “Hidden Gems” for their Spring performances at the acoustically-sound First United Methodist Church in Santa Monica....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 7, 2015

Culver's Sterner Pitches Second No-Hitter

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Right now the sound of a broken record is sweet music to Culver City High baseball. The artist is Jay Sterner, the senior lefty pitcher who recorded his second...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Culver Bank Robbed

A suspect robbed a U.S. Bank located at 5399 South Sepulveda Boulevard in Culver City On Thursday, April 30 at approximately 3:20 in the afternoon. The suspect, using a demand note, stole...

 

May Brings Entertainment To WLA College

"Wiley & the Hairy Man," a play for children and the child in everyone, takes the stage in West Los Angeles College's Black Bok Theater on May 7 and 8 at 7 pm and May 9 at 2 pm. Tickets are $2...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Tito's Serves Meals To Veterans

This week Tito’s Tacos served up a lunchtime spread for around 140 U.S. Military Veterans who unselfishly served the United States in a wide variety of conflicts around the World and who are currently in the recovery process, in hopes of returning...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Culver Assemblyman Speaks at Local Demo Club

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas will be speaking on Legislative issues at the May 13 General Meeting of the Culver City Democratic Club. The meeting starts at 7 pm and is free and open to the...

 

Community Leader Fecho Dies at 91

William Fecho, a treasured member of the Culver City community, passed away on April 29. He was 91. Bill was born on June 11, 1923, in Linden, New Jersey. He was known on the football field as "Iron...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: Noble

Christina Noble is a name many may not know but after seeing NOBLE, thanks to not only the subject of the film, but the well crafted storytelling of writer/director Stephen Bradley and indelible...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Champagne Brunch at Petrelli's Steakhouse For Mother's Day

For Mother’s Day Petrelli’s will be offering a three course champagne brunch starting with appetizer then moving to the main course. While famous for their steaks, Petrelli’s has expanded their Mother’s Day offerings to include a mouth...

 

Let's All Go To The Movies. . .At The Arclight Culver City!

As you stroll through Downtown Culver City you might notice a new face on the block - ArcLight Cinemas. While maybe not a completely new face, it’s definitely a 21st century upgrade. As related by...

 
 By Bosmat Eynav    Sports    May 7, 2015

Clippers: Just Breathe and Believe

By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist In these hot playoff days after 82 games this season it became time for the best eight teams in the Western Conference to compete. Four are left. So which team will...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: Cinderella

Lovelier than a dream, this Kenneth Branagh directed Disney's CINDERELLA sets the bar for Oscars 2016 with sumptuous visual splendor complete with Haris Zambarloukos breathtaking cinematography, the...

 

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