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CC Police Arrest Kidnapping Suspect After 3-Hour Standoff

After a three-hour standoff, local police on Monday arrested a man who barricaded himself in a Culver City home after allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend hostage overnight. Culver City police were...

 

Mysterious "A Team" Rescues Dogs Trapped by a Volcano

A mystery group of animal campaigners calling themselves the 'A-team' say they have braved molten lava flows to rescue dogs stranded on La Palma, putting up a sign to declare their mission success...

 

Shooting Suspect Arrested

Samuel Alioto, Observer Staff Writer Santa Monica Police called on the LAPD Special Weapons and Tactics Unit (SWAT) and the Unmanned Aerial Systems Team (Drone Team) to arrest Eliott Ferrando, 24 of...

 

Local Briefs

Suspect Still at Large in Santa Monica Carjacking One suspect is in custody after armed robbery carjacking outside La Condesa Restaurant September 10, 2021 - Shortly after midnight this morning, a victim was held up at gunpoint outside La Condesa...

 

Curious Southern Right whale pushes paddleboard

9/3/21 (AFP): As the migration season of the Southern Right Whales gets underway in the Argentine Patagonia locals and visitors are thrilled by the curious animals coming ever closer to shore. On Tues...

 

Local Briefs

Jetpack Guy Seen Again at LAX "The jet man is back." an air traffic controller told a SkyWest flight after another possible jetpack sighting reported Wednesday evening near Los Angeles International...

 

Machete-Wielding Man Talked off Scaffold in Culver City by Police Crisis Team

A machete-wielding man was talked off a construction scaffolding in Culver City on Friday morning after a three-hour standoff with police and its crisis team, local authorities said. Culver City...

 

CC Police Deploy Drone to Capture Burglary Suspects

Culver City police arrested two burglary suspects Thursday morning after they deployed a drone to find them. At 2:12 a.m., police officers responded to a call at Nuts & More, a gourmet grocery...

 

Stolen French Bulldog Reunited with Owner; Suspect Nabbed by CC Police

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer Culver City police arrested on Saturday a man who allegedly stole at gunpoint a 10-month-old French bulldog in Fox Hills earlier this week. "The French bulldog was located (unharmed) and returned to its rightful...

 

Local Briefs

Dogs, Drones Nail Burglar Santa Monica Police used dogs and a drone to sniff out a homeless man named Murphy wanted for burglary. An employee of a business in the 1600 block of 19th street called police early on May 20th, saying that he could hear...

 

Stolen French Bulldog Reunited with Owner; Suspect Nabbed by CC Police

Culver City police arrested on Saturday a man who allegedly stole at gunpoint a 10-month-old French bulldog in Fox Hills earlier this week. "The French bulldog was located (unharmed) and returned to i...

 

CC Drone Pilot Program Still Flying High

Culver City's unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone pilot program is off to a flying start. In the past 22 months, the Culver City Police and Fire Departments have used drones 50 times in perimeter s...

 

Councilman Eriksson to Serve on National League of Cities' Committee

Council Member Göran Eriksson Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities' Transportation and Infrastructure Services Committee Culver City Council Member Göran Eriksson has been appointed to...

 

Burglary at Samy's Camera

On Sunday October 18 at 10:14 PM, Culver City Police Officers responded to a call of a possible burglary in progress at Samy's Camera located 4411 Sepulveda Boulevard. The reporting party noticed the...

 

Drone Assists in Arrest

On Sunday morning just after midnight the Culver City police deployed a drone to locate a burglary suspect. According to the Culver City Police Department, (CCPD) the incident was reported at 12:36...

 

TOP 5 LOCAL STORIES OF 2019

Council Declare Fiscal Emergency Buoyed by the words of Culver City's Chief Financial Officer Onyx Jones who said that "our fiscal emergency is today," the City Council voted 5-0 to declare --...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    January 2, 2020

Clarifies Position Opposing CCPD Drone Program

Dear Observer, In 'Drone Program Receives High Marks' (Dec. 19-25, 2019 p. 1) Mr. Hadland writes: 'One written card objected to the program as drones are being purchased from a company that provides...

 

Drone Program Receives High Marks

The Culver City Police and Fire Departments gave council and the public an interim report on the drone pilot program. Prior to the council meeting a demonstration was held in the courtyard at city...

 

Community Meeting on Use of Drones

Earlier this year, the Culver City Police Department began a pilot program on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) commonly called drones. The drones are under strict supervision on a senior...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    July 25, 2019

Fire Destroys 99 Cents Only Store

Over 80 Firefighters from the Culver City Fire Department and nearby agencies battled a fire that totally consumed the 99 cents only store near the corner of Washington Blvd and Washington Place. The...

 

Street Closures - Drone Deployed

The Culver City Police Department advised drives to avoid the area around Washington Blvd. and Washington Place due to street closures as the fire department battles the blaze at the 99 cents only...

 

Culver Drone Policy To Be Reviewed

At the city council meeting on Monday June 10, there we will be a discussion of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Drone Program and the possibility of creating a citizen advisory committee in...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 28, 2019

Support Drone Progam

Dear Editor, As a 20 year Culver City resident, I understand the concerns of others that the use of drones may result in problems. However, as a former prosecutor, I have seen that when drones are...

 

Confessions of a Concerned Citizen

By Ron Bassilian I suppose my name has gotten out a bit ahead of me. In the past few months I’ve gone from casual observer of Culver City politics, to concerned citizen, to specter of the "Alt Right" that the City Council must defend against in...

 

More CCUSD Pension Costs Unearthed

The election to fill the unexpired Terms of Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas will be Tuesday, April 3, 2018. At that time, we have the opportunity to send to Sacramento a lady who will be able t...

 

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