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CULVER CITY TEACHER SHOT IN LAS VEGAS

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The Culver City Unified School District has confirmed that Farragut Elementary School Speech Teacher Kortney Spencer was one of the shooting victims in the Las...

 

Getting the Scoop at LA Loves Alex's Lemonade

Once a year famous chefs from all around the United States band together on the UCLA campus to have a big fair with lots of different foods from all different restaurants at the LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade event. But the goal isn’t money or fame -...

 

Politicon: The Comic-Con of politics

I recently attended Politicon, the Comic Con of Politics, where politically conscious people convene to have educated conversations about politics. Politicon took place onthe 29th and 30th of July at the Pasadena Convention Center. This was its...

 

Festivities Wrap up Centennial Celebration

Birthday Party in the Park The final week of Culver City’s yearlong birthday party has arrived as the city turns 100 years old. Beginning Saturday September 16, the Centennial Committee is holding a Birthday Party in the Park from 11 am until 3...

 

Vince Motyl Dies

Long time Culver City resident Vince Motyl passed away today, Wednesday, at 2;30 this afternoon at Cedars Sinai Hospital. He had undergone surgery earlier in the week. Vince was a city commissioner on the civil Service Commission and an active...

 

Vince Motyl Dies

Long time Culver City resident Vince Motyl passed away on Wednesday, at 2;30 this afternoon at Cedars Sinai Hospital He had undergone surgery earlier in the week Vince was a city commissioner on the civil Service Commission and an active member of...

 

New Acting Coach at ITA Productions in Culver City

Peter Budevski was a source of constant help to me as we made "the Terminal" together. –Tom Hanks He was a welcome presence on the set, and was never short of ideas. I hope I have a chance to work...

 

Governor Appoints De Herrer To State Board

Paula Amezola De Herrera, 41, of Culver City has been appointed to the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians by Governor Jerry Brown. Amezola De Herrera has been a master of public health career services coordinator and...

 
 By Devlyn Hackett    News    July 20, 2017

Kid Scoop Reviews Food And Wine Festival

Kid Scoop Media attended the Culver City Food & Wine Festival at the Courtyard Marriott. This was one of the many events marking the Culver City Centennial. There was definitely a celebratory atmosphere with live music playing and lots of food and...

 

Services For Madeline Ehrlich Scheduled

All are welcome at a Celebration of Life. Last Friday, July 21, surrounded by family in her home in Culver City Madeline Ehrlich lost her two -month fight with lymphoma and leukemia. She was born in...

 

A ROCKIN' RELAY!

"A joyful experience awaits you." That was the message in the fortune cookie accompanying the order I picked up in April from a nearby Chinese restaurant, and I remember thinking, "How appropriate!"...

 

Culver Resident & Legendary Track Coach Jim Bush Dies

Legendary UCLA track & field coach Jim Bush passed away on Monday, July 10 at his home in Culver City. He was 90. Bush, who coached at UCLA for 20 years (1965-84), elevated the Bruin program to one of the most outstanding in the United States,...

 

Culver National Bank Chief John Newhouse Dies

John Newhouse, former President of Culver National Bank in Culver City died on Sunday after suffering a stroke two weeks ago. Newhouse and his father George Newhouse built Culver National Bank into a powerhouse for local businesses. They could help...

 

Rancher Rick Loses Battle With Cancer

Rancher Rick Hodges has died after a long battle with cancer. Rick and his wife Margie co-owned Tub's Chilli, a popular spot on Overland Avenue. Tubs and Rancher Rick were featured on Diners,...

 

Eagle Scout Honors Friend with Backpacks for Kids

Thomas Wilcox, a sophomore at Culver City High , just completed his Eagle Project. His project, Joseph Tachiki's Backpacks for Kids, provided 80 backpacks filled with school supplies for homeless...

 

Deary of Culver City Graduates from Wesleyan University On May 28

Griffin Deary of Culver City graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA degree in Computer Science and English. Wesleyan University is a private, non-sectarian liberal arts university in Middletown, Conn. Founded in 1831, Wesleyan offers its 3,000...

 

WALK FOR YOUR LIFE!

Remember that classic Jack Benny routine where a thief accosts him and says, “Your money or your life”? Benny pauses for a long while and finally responds, “I’m thinking, I’m thinking. ....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 18, 2017

Culver Planning Commissioner Scott Wyant Succumbs

Culver City Planning Commissioner Scott Wyant died Thursday morning at home after a yearlong battle with cancer. He was 65. Wyant was an unsuccessful candidate for city council last year and had annou...

 

Be Part of the Culver City Centennial Time Capsule

To celebrate Culver City’s 100th birthday, we are putting together a Centennial Time Capsule! On completion, the Time Capsule will create a snapshot of who we are and what we value in Culver City in 2017 so future generations may look back and...

 

Culver Commissioner Scott Wyant Dies

The Culver City Observer has learned that Culver City Planning Commissioner Scott Wyant died Thursday morning after a long battle with cancer. Wyant was an unsuccessful candidate for city council...

 

Culver City High Names Reggie Morris, Jr. Head Basketball Coach

After an extensive interviewing process among a pool of national caliber candidates Culver City High is pleased to announce the hiring of Reggie Morris, Jr. as its new Head Boys Basketball Coach....

 
 By David W. Myers    News    April 27, 2017

Another Eagle Lands in Carlson Park

One more Culver City Eagle Scout flew into a crowded Carlson Park nest on Sunday, when 18-year-old Culver High senior Matthew C. Rummelsburg officially joined his father and his older brother to...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 30, 2017

CARNAGE EVERYWHERE

It was a beautiful evening in Nice, France, last July 14 with 30,000 peoplewatching the fireworks celebrating Bastille Day, the French national holiday. Suddenly and without warning, a terrorist...

 

Broken Water Main Closed Slauson

At Slauson and Buckingham traffic was closed in all directions for five hours last Fridaydue to a construction crew hitting an uncharted water main spilling water on Slauson. The break caused several parts of Slauson to buckle and CCPD quickly...

 

$100 Traffic Ticket Could Become $815 in California

Has it been a year already that some hacker stole personnel details of 30,000 employees at the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI? Someone was asleep at the switch. It was in 1908, a year after my dad was born, that the New York City’s Boa...

 

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