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Articles from the November 12, 2015 edition

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Oil Fields, Airport Noise Bother Residents

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City residents continue to appear at City Council meetings in groups to voice their discontent with two environmental issues that won't go away: the...

 

Exchange Club Helps YMCA Launch Campaign

The Culver-Palms Family YMCA launched the 2015 Annual Support Campaign at a Kick Off Dinner on Thursday, October 29 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Culver City. A highlight of the evening...

 

Batmobile Creator George Barris Dies at 89

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher George Barris, whose name was synonymous with many cars built of television shows and movies, has died at his home in Encino. George was 89. He was an avid...

 

Tiggs to Hold Campaign Kickoff

Marcus G. Tiggs, a Culver City resident for over 20 years and candidate in the 2016 Culver City Council race will hold his campaign kickoff reception on Wednesday, November 18. The event will be from...

 

Angels Promote Dave Hansen To Hitting Coach

The Angels announce the promotions of Dave Hansen to hitting coach and Paul Sorrento to assistant hitting coach. The announcements were made by General Manager Billy Eppler. Hansen, 47, assumes the role after serving as the Club’s assistant...

 

Clippers Close Gap On Warriors

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor It's rare that an NBA game so early in the season would attract the attention this one did. But I decided to devote my entire column to the Clippers' 112-108 loss to...

 

Cross Country Team Suspended: Naked Run Was Planned

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Can you guess Esquire Magazine’s selection as the best new restaurant in America? It’s Shaya in New Orleans, and they serve only Israeli food (Esquire Magazin...

 

Qualified Runners Needed To Run in Marathon

Are you a serious marathon runner? Can you run a full marathon under four hours and 10 minutes? Yes, we took five minutes off the time because we are looking for really serious runners. The Culver City Sister City Committee, a non-profit...

 

Culver Students Named to Biola University's Dean's List

Biola University named 1,566 students to the Dean's List for the Spring of 2015. The following Culver City residents received the award: Brittney Dilk, Nataleigh Maia, Camila Matus, Lauren Tang and Taylor Rapinchuk. Biola students are placed on the...

 

WLAC Gallery Features Acclaimed Artists

On Thursday, October 29, the West Los Angeles College Fine Arts Gallery hosted an opening reception show casing the works of current and past instructors. Unlike the old adage of “those who can’t do teach,” West faculty have included world...

 

League Champion Culver Earns Home Playoff Game

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter Culver City High is back in the saddle again as the Centaurs were crowned 2015 Ocean League Football Champions after beating Beverly Hills High, 41-6 on a relatively...

 

Geraldo Ibarra promoted to General Manager of Tito's Tacos

Geraldo Ibarra has been named the General Manager of Tito's Tacos Mexican Restaurant which has been located in Culver City since 1959. Tito's Tacos Mexican Restaurant was singled out as producing the...

 

House If Fitness Plans Thanksgoving Food Drive

House of Fitness is honored to be hosting its first ever Thanksgiving Day Food Drive. All non-perishable food collected will be donated to the S.A.V.E.S. (Saint Augustine Volunteer Emergency Services). S.A.V.E.S. is Culver City’s only food pantry a...

 

Flu Vaccines Run Short

The Flu Vaccine ran short on Friday at Farragut Elementary School posing the question if there will be a wider shortage this winter are if this was an isolated incident. CCUSD Nurse Dianna Castro announced on Friday that the shots will still be...

 

Washington State Will Test UCLA'S Defense

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter The UCLA football team will need to be at its’ best on the defensive side of the ball when it plays Washington State at 7:45 p.m. Saturday at the Rose Bowl. The game will be televised on ESPN. The Cougars have one...

 

USC Goes For Fourth Straight Win

By Myke Williams Sports Reporter The 6-3 USC football team hopes to make it four wins in a row when it travels to Colorado tonight in a rare Friday night game at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. The Trojans will face the Buffalos in temperatures that are expected...

 

John Anderson, Ponty Band Coming To Saban

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Better Late Than Never Tour, featuring an evening with The Anderson Ponty Band with Jon Anderson and Jean Luc Ponty, will be making a landing at the Saban...

 

Paul Anka Coming To Saban Theatre

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter World renowned singer/songwriter/actor Paul Anka will make a stop on his tour at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on November 22. Anka first became famous in...

 

Verdi Chorus To Present "Fire and Spice"

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Verdi Chorus will present their “Fire and Spice” fall concert in honor of Maestro Aurelio de la Vega in honor of his 90th birthday. This is the chorus...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    November 12, 2015

City Manager's Update

Community Development Department • Lady M Confections – Building plans were approved on October 22 for a 6,830 square foot tenant improvement for a change of use from warehouse to a baking...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: A Week of Legends with

This week in movies is, once again, all about legends, Hollywood legends. But whereas last week’s focus was on the narrative feature “Trumbo”, this week attention turns to documentaries. And...

 

Children Learn the Art of Giving

Preschool students from My Friends Montessori Preschool in Culver City pack shoeboxes to be sent for Christmas to children orphans and refuges affected by war and natural disasters around the world....

 

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