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Articles from the August 22, 2019 edition

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Community Bond

By Dennis J. Freeman City Editor The Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum is on the move. After ending its longtime residence at 4130 Overland Ave. on July 31 through an alleged eviction from the...

 

Post Office Site Development to be Discussed

Known as the triangle, the John Buck Company and 3MR Capital are hosting a meeting at Temple Akiba next Thursday, Aug. 29 to receive community input on the proposed project at 11111 Jefferson Blvd. No plans have been sent to the city as of yet and...

 

Lucky Ducky Swim in Culver Plunge

The Lucky Duckies are back! The Lucky Ducky Swim will again be at the Fiesta La Ballona, Saturday, August 24, and Sunday, August 25. At 3:00 pm on Sunday, August 25, the rubber ducks will "swim"...

 

Groundbreaking at Westside Family Health Center

On Friday, August 23rd, the Westside Family Health Center (WFHC), its supporters, local politicians and dignitaries will celebrate the start of construction of the non-profit health clinic’s new home on Sepulveda Boulevard in Culver City. The...

 

CCUSD Salaries Skyrocket

It is common knowledge among educators that most school districts nation-wide spend about 80% of their revenue, either to pay salaries or on behalf of their employees for their services. In 2018-19, C...

 

Culver City Exchange Students Visit Sister City Iksan, Republic of Korea

Nine Culver City High School students and two chaperones, sponsored by the Culver City Sister City Committee (CCSCC), visited our sister city, Iksan, South Korea and surrounding areas from Saturday, July 27 to Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Culver City...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 22, 2019

Saints Rally over Chargers in Preseason Game

When the Los Angeles Chargers drafted Easton Stick in the 5th round of the 2019 NFL draft, they saw qualities in him that reminded them of a quarterback from the New Orleans Saints. No, it was not Dre...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 22, 2019

Earthquakes, Galaxy to Challenge LA Football Club

Records are starting to fall by the wayside, yet Los Angeles Football Club has two important home games at Banc of California Stadium this week. Despite being the earliest MLS club to clinch a playoff...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 22, 2019

Rams, Chargers play at home this weekend

On Saturday the Chargers and the Rams will play home football games at the same time. The Rams game starts at 6 p.m. at the Coliseum and the Chargers game will kick off at 7 p.m. in Carson. It will be...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 22, 2019

CCHS Football Gets Ready for First Game

Defending CIF Division 7 Football Champion Culver City High is currently preparing for the 2019 season, beginning next Friday, August 30. They romped to their second title last November, beating San J...

 

Girls Varsity Volleyball Start Pre-Season Play

The following is a post-game interview the Observer had with Head Coach Tanner Siegal about the up-coming season. On Playing Pre-Season Games Playing a team like Alemany gives us a good opportunity to...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 22, 2019

Rams Host Broncos Saturday

The Los Angeles Rams will play their first and only 2019 preseason home game in Los Angeles this Saturday, August 24. They host the Denver Broncos at the new United Airlines Field inside the...

 

Culver City's Fiesta La Ballona Returns

The Culver City Fiesta La Ballona will be held August 23-25, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Park which is located at 4117 Overland Avenue. This spectacular summer festival features live performances,...

 

Dr. Sarah Carpenter Dies at 66

Dr. Sarah Carpenter, an Icon in the community and the loving wife and mother of two, passed away on August 19 at the age of 66. Sarah (Sally) was born in 1952, She graduated from Stanford in 1975 and...

 

Cosmic Sounds-Mount Wilson Observatory

I felt as if I was on the set of a Star Wars film when I entered the famous Mount Wilson Observatory 100-inch telescope structure to attend the inaugural “Cosmic Sounds” music and stargazing...

 

Immersive outdoor concert at Baldwin Hills Overlook

'Intrinsic Strings' - A site-specific immersive concert experience will take place on August 24th, 2019 between 6-7.30pm at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook in Culver City. The free event will...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 22, 2019

Council Reject Arguments Against Rent Control

Dear Editor, We are deeply troubled, though unfortunately not surprised, by Culver City council’s 4-1 decision to pass last night’s 3% 12-month rent freeze urgency ordinance. Regardless of...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 22, 2019

Disappointed in "Protect Culver City" PAC

Dear Editor, My husband and I own our home in Culver City and are ashamed of the narrow motivations of this new political action committee. Change is difficult on everyone but to demonize thoughtful...

 

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