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 News    May 19, 2022 

CCEF Gala Raises over $175K

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) is proud to announce the Ruby Gala surpassed its goal of raising $175,000 for the programs we fund across the district! Thank you to the two hundred...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Ballona Creek Trash Collection Barge Project Challenged in Court

Two Playa del Rey residents have filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors and the Flood Control District, challenging last month's board approval of a trash collection...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Jefferson Blvd. Post Office Closing May 27, Relocating 2 Miles Away

The U.S. Postal Service has announced that it is closing its post office at 11111 Jefferson Blvd. on May 27 and relocating it two miles away to the Fox Hills area. Five years ago, the Postal Service...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Dougherty Named to SNHU President's List

Joseph Dougherty of Culver City has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's Winter 2022 President's List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President's List....

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Schulz Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Madeleine Schulz of Culver City, California, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Schulz was initiated at University of Southern California....

 

City Council Pondering Higher Minimum Wage in CC

At its Monday’s meeting, the City Council voted 3-2 to create an ad hoc subcommittee to study the potential development of an ordinance setting a Culver City minimum wage. The dissenting votes were...

 

Culver City Car Show

The 18th annual Culver City car show was tremendous success with thousands of people at West LA College enjoying the classic cars, hot rods, bikes, food and entertainment and bikes. Photos by Mary...

 

Did Culver City Hospital Make the Safety Grade?

Many hospitals in California received top scores but the only hospital in Culver City didn’t make the grade in patient safety, according to a report released this week by The Leapfrog Group, an inde...

 

Fiesta LA Ballona Returns to August

The Culver City Council rejected the recommendation of the of the Fiesta LA Ballona Committee to keep the Fiesta in October just prior to Halloween. The council moved it back to the last weekend in August. The 2022 Fiesta was cancelled due to the...

 

Temporary Closure of Ballona Creek Path Between National and Duquesne

Due to work on the Higuera Street Bridge replacement project, the Ballona Creek Bike Path between National Blvd and Duquesne Ave will be closed for approximately 2 weeks beginning May 5, city officials said. Path may be open intermittently during...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

E-Waste Collection, Paper Shredding Event Slated for May 7 in Culver City

Homeboy Recycling will provide Culver City with several convenient electronics recycling services, including hosting quarterly drive-through collection events for the public. HomeBoy will continue the quarterly e-waste and paper shredding events on...

 

Culver City High School Among Best Ranked in State: U.S. News

Culver City High School ranked among the top schools in California and nationwide, according to the latest rankings by U.S. News and World Report. Culver High came it at 237 in California and 1,657 nationally. The school has a 96 percent graduation r...

 

Free Comic Book Day on May 1

Football has the Super Bowl, Dogs have the Westminster show, movies have the Oscars and nerds we have Free Comic Book Day! Free Comic Book Day is the international day, usually the first Saturday in M...

 

CCEF Celebrates 40th Anniversary Supporting Our Schools

Join the Culver City Education Foundation as we celebrate 40 years of connection at our Ruby Gala on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 6-10 pm at Playa Studios. Presented by Amazon Studios, this elegant...

 

The Culver City Car Show is back for its 18th year on May 7th at West L.A. College.

See special section included in this week’s Culver City Observer for more information...

 

Temporary Closure of Ballona Creek Bike Path

The Ballona Creek Bike Path will be closed for maintenance this week, city officials announced. Path will be closed between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. from today until Friday, April 29. Work will occur on the pathway between National and Sepulveda...

 

School District to Present Concert in Solidarity with Ukraine May 1

The Culver City Unified School District will present a benefit Concert in Solidarity with Ukraine next Sunday, May 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Robert Frost Auditorium, 4401 Elenda St. Tickets are free; a...

 

Culver City Launches 'Love Local' Music Program

The City of Culver City has launched the “Love Local” Music Program to “enhance economic recovery efforts, enrich commercial corridors and support neighborhood businesses.” Musicians...

 

Emerson College student Keely Martin inducted into Gold Key Honor Society

Keely Martin of Culver City, CA was recently inducted into the College's Gold Key Honor Society. The Emerson College Gold Key Honor Society is a prestigious academic society founded at Emerson College in 1962, to recognize and encourage outstanding...

 

Culver City Chamber of Commerce Announces Leadership Changes

The Board of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce has accepted Chamber President & CEO Colin Diaz's resignation following his announced relocation to Tempe, Arizona. During the search, long-time...

 

Gusty Winds Bring Down Tree in Culver City

Gusty winds battered much of the Southland Tuesday, knocking down a tree on a Culver City home and putting motorists on edge due to blowing debris. A large tree was toppled by the strong winds on...

 

New Exhibit at the Culver City Historical Society Museum

The Culver City Historical Society Museum in the Veterans Memorial Building announced it has re-opened after 1 1/2 years of pandemic closure. It has been newly re-decorated and offers more exhibits,...

 

CC Council Votes to Close Sidewalk to Pedestrians, Adding Space to Homeless Encampment Under 405

By a 4-1 vote, the Council approved a plan to build a sidewalk extension along the north side of Washington Boulevard under the 405 freeway “to increase pedestrian access.” The dissenting vote was cast by Vice Mayor Albert Vera. At Monday...

 

Culver City Among Least Safe Cities In CA: SafeWise Report

Culver City, the hearth of screenland, ranked near last in safest cities in California, according to a new report from online security review website Safewise.com. Culver City, which has a population...

 

Technicolor Creative Studios Moving to Culver City in July

Technicolor Creative Studios has announced it is planning to move to Culver City later this year. The studio, which has contributed to films like "West Side Story" and the "Lion King" remake and...

 

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