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CCFD Spark of Love Toy Drive

The Culver City Fire Department will be collecting new, unwrapped toys and sports equipment for underserved children and teens living in and around Culver City through the Spark of Love Toy Drive. Donations will be accepted from November 21st...

 

Holiday Tree Lighting

If your children haven’t already marked the calendar for this annual event be sure to remember the Culver City Downtown Business Association’s annual holiday tree lighting next Thursday December 6 at 6pm. The Culver City Police Officers...

 

Culver City Police Officer's Association

Thursday - December 6th: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Downtown Plaza – Tree Lighting Ceremony Monday - December 10th: 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. Sunkist Park Residential Streets in the area bounded by: -McDonald St as the North border -Mesmer Ave as the South border...

 

ONCE AGAIN THE CAVALRY ARRIVES

Culver City Firefighters returned home on Tuesday after battling the Hill fire and the Woolsey fire as part of a strike team including Culver City, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills Fire Departments....

 

Shooting Suspect Arrested

On Friday November 16, arrest and search warrants were executed which resulted in the arrest of a male juvenile suspect. The arrest was the culmination of an investigation into the shooting at the...

 

Shooting Near Culver Post Office

Last Thursday at about 4 PM, a group of four to five men had a confrontation near the intersection of Jefferson Blvd. and Machado Rd next to the Jefferson Post Office. The subjects ran into a nearby...

 

Great California ShakeOut

Watching the devastation caused by huriccanes Michael and Florence we are remionded that Culver City is in earthquake country. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine how we survive and how well we recover. With earthquakes an...

 

Fire Prevention Week Begins Oct. 7

The Culver City Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year's Fire Prevention Week, which runs from Oct. 7 to Oct. 13. Today's home fires burn fast...

 

Culver Fire Marshall Mike Nagy Passes at Age 52

Michael "Mike" Nagy, a beloved and longtime fixture in Culver City's firefighting community, passed away on Sept. 18. He was 52. His wife of 12 years, Susan Preletz, was at his side. Mr. Nagy was a...

 

City Hikes Efforts to Curb Coyote Invasion

Culver officials are ramping up their efforts to curb the City's growing problems with coyotes roaming local neighborhoods, including the establishment of a "dedicated coyote hotline" to report...

 

We Remember

Culver City Firefighters at all three stations gathered to remember the 2,983 people murdered at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011. 412 first responders died including 343 New York City...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 30, 2018

Drones Heading to Culver City

Dozens of Culver City residents showed-up recently at the Seniors Center to learn more about the Culver City Police Department's controversial plan to launch a fleet of "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles."...

 

Culver City Firefighters Heading Home!

After 30 days battling the largest fire in California history, Strike Team XLA-1075A, made up of firefighters from the Culver City, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills fire departments are on their way...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 23, 2018

Details Emerge of Shooting Death in Culver

Law-enforcement officials have identified the knife-wielding man that was shot and killed last week in Culver City by officers as Michael Harrison, age 30. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 p.m....

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 9, 2018

Culver City Firefighters Battling Blazes Throughout California

After seven days on the fire lines at the Cranston Fire in Idyllwild, Strike Team XLA-1075A--consisting of 22 firefighters, five engine companies and a battalion chief--wearily headed north to fight o...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 9, 2018

'National Night Out' Draws More than 1,000 Visitors

More than 1,000 Culver City residents and other Westsiders joined dozens of local police officers and firefighters this week to celebrate "National Night Out," the annual countrywide event that's gear...

 

Police to Host 'National Night Out' on Tuesday

The Culver City Police Department will host the local celebration of "National Night Out" on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Veterans Memorial Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The department and its sponsors will...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    July 26, 2018

Culver Police May Get Rid of its 'Boneyard'

By David W. Myers Managing Editor After weeks of debate, the Culver City Council has approved the Police Department's request to spend up to $650,000 to outfit its Duquesne Avenue headquarters with...

 

CCFD Deployed on Idyllwild Fire

At 02:30am Thursday morning, a strike team including Culver City engine companies E41 & E43 along with Beverly Hills E1, E3 and Santa Monica E6 were deployed to the Cranston Fire burning in the...

 

Local Residents and Police to Meet

A Culver City-based nonprofit group will co-sponsor a meeting on Thursday, July 26, for residents of Culver and other parts of the Westside to meet with local law-enforcement officials to discuss their various security concerns and strengthen their...

 

FBI Hunts Suspect in Local Bank Robberies

The FBI announced the person who to robbed the downtown Culver City Branch of Bank of America was linked to 3 more bank robberies over the weekend in the cities of Gardena, Norwalk & Pasadena....

 

Coyotes Feast on 15 Carlson Park Cats

Culver City's ongoing problem with coyotes leaped to new heights on Tuesday, when three more cats were killed by the wild mongreals. The coyote situation is really out of control. Last night there...

 

Culver Police Provide Safety Tips As Vacation Season Hits its Peak

There were two burglaries in Culver City this past week, the Culver Police Department reports, adding that homeowners and renters should take extra safety-precautions as the summer vacation-season cre...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    July 5, 2018

Local Bank Robbery Thwarted

By David W. Myers Managing Editor A robbery at the Bank of America branch on Culver Boulevard in Downtown was thwarted Monday because the robber fled before the teller could hand over the cash that...

 

CORRECTION-Culver City Firefighters

Neil Rubenstein’s column in the June 14, 2018 edition of the Culver City Observer was in error. The story was about LA firefighters and the over time they are paid. The headline however read CC Firefighters. Culver City Firefighters are not...

 

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