Articles from the June 13, 2019 edition

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Fireworks Show Cancelled

To the disappointment of many the Culver City Fireworks Show has been cancelled. Several years ago, the show was moved from its longtime location at Culver City High School to West LA College. The...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 13, 2019

Los Angeles Fires Opening Salvo at Culver City

In their attempt to deflect a major increase in the homeless population of Los Angeles, LA Councilmen Mike Bonin and Joe Buscaino have set the stage to sue Culver City and other local cities to take...

 

Council to Discuss Rent Freeze

The City Council will hold a discussion of options regarding a rent freeze (moratorium on rent increases), at the council meeting on Monday, June 24 at 7:00 PM at city hall. Many residents see this as a precursor to rent control. Social media has...

 

Disguising a Public Safety Crisis as a Housing Crisis

By Ron Bassilian Another day, another camp. The latest vagrant camp has emerged on Inglewood Blvd. under the 90 freeway, by the very upscale Sunkist Park. First, it's a couple of tents, then more,...

 

Disaster Preparedness, Urban Drilling Should Be Election Issues in 2020

Culver City Fire Chief David White’s recent presentation on “Disaster Preparedness” alarmed many residents because we live near the largest urban oil and gas producing field in the USA. It made...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 13, 2019

Culver High Athletics Scores Big This Season

The 2018-19 school year was a banner season for Culver City High athletics. The 22 student athletic programs combined to win seven league titles, a new record for the school. The previous best was...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    June 13, 2019

Michigan Shocks UCLA Baseball with Win

The Detroit Tigers won the World Series in 1984, led by local star Kirk Gibson, the MVP in the 1984 World Series. That was the last time the Tigers won a world championship. That same year, the...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 13, 2019

LA Football Club Shuts Out Real Salt Lake

It doesn't really matter whether Los Angeles Football Club is competing in Major League Soccer or a national tournament this season. They are winning with confidence and with a certain panache....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 13, 2019

Sparks Are Waiting to Put it All Together

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are in fourth place with a record of 3-2 going into Saturday's game against the 1-4 New York Liberty at 7 p.m. at the Staples Center. They have a winning record...

 

Culver High Football Team Victorious at Passing Tournament

By Greg Goodyear and Larry Weiner Special to the Culver City Observer Last Saturday, June 8th, the CCHS football team took a bus to the Western High School 7 on 7 passing tournament. Culver City was...

 

Culver City Students Graduate from Azusa Pacific

Three Culver City students graduated from Azusa Pacific University on Saturday, May 4. They were among approximately 1,778 graduates at the Spring commencement ceremonies. The three were: Pamela Rosales graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a...

 

Seeberger named to University of Iowa Dean's List

Kent Seeberger, a University of Iowa student from Culver City, studying in the College of Engineering, was named to the UI's Dean's List for the spring 2019 semester. Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of...

 

Council Appoints Commissioner and Board Members

The City Council made the following appointments to Culver City Commissions, Boards, and Committees at the June 10 meeting: • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Art Nomura and Anne Diga Jacobsen • Civil Service Commission: Michelle Ford...

 

A Tale of Las Cruces, Visiting The City Twice on a Road Trip From Vegas to Houston and Back

By Kat Thomas "Elsewhere the sky is the roof of the world; but in New Mexico the earth was the floor of the sky." ― Willa Cather About a month ago Edible Skinny was lucky enough to visit the city of...

 

ES - Falling in LOVE with Austin in the Springtime

By Kat Thomas, Edible Skinny "People don't live in Austin to work; they work there to live." --Robert Rodriguez. My entire life I had never visited Texas, and in the last four years I've been lucky...

 

Kentwood Players Presents PIPPIN At the Westchester Playhouse

Kentwood Players presents the musical PIPPIN, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Roger O. Hirson. There will be a complimentary pre-show champagne and dessert reception between 7:00-7:30pm...

 

Thirdsday at the Industrial Café

On the third Thursday of each month flutist Ellen Burr and bassist Jeff Schwartz organize an evening of creative music at the Industry Cafe and Jazz, in Culver City's Arts District, which they call "T...

 

Walk With a Doc Returns June 15

Walk With A Doc/Culver City will take place on Saturday June 15, at 8:45 a.m. Natalie Gavi, a registered dietician with a background in clinical and sports nutrition will discuss the important role nutrition plays in optimizing overall health and...

 

Why We Relay

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is an incredible antidote to the pain and upheaval cancer brings. I know. My life was unexpectedly detoured into Cancerland several years ago, a place I...

 

2019 Parkening Guitar Winner

Living legend classical guitarist, Christopher Parkening, again spearheaded his fifth international classical guitar competition at Pepperdine University in Malibu where he is also a professor and...

 

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