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MOVIE REVIEW: Exodus: Gods and Kings

Dr. Janet Hoult: Culver's Poet Laureate

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City's City Council meetings aren't exactly the place you'd expect to hear a recital of poetry. But during the public comment time, when Dr, Janet Hoult is ...

Culver Police Plans DUI Checkpoint

The Culver City Police Department Traffic Unit, as part of the Los Angeles County Avoid DUI Task Force, will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Saturday 12/27/14 at an undisclosed...

Culver Library to Close for Entire Year

The Culver City Julian Dixon Library will be closed effective January 5, 2015 for a library renovation. The county has set up an Express Library to pick up and return materials at the Mayme A. Clayton Museum, 4130 Overland Ave. in Culver City, The...

DUI Crackdown by Law Enforcement Runs Through January 1

In an effort to stem the rise in impaired driving crashes traditionally seen around the holiday period the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) announces the start of the December DUI Crackdown, which will continue through Jan. 1. The...

Sony Employees Victims of Cyber Attack

As is being widely reported in the press, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) experienced a significant system disruption on Monday, November 24. SPE has determined that the cause of the disruption was a brazen cyber attack. After identifying the...

Talking Pets With Adopt & Shop

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the shelter, The Twelve Pets of Christmas were in need of a helper. For although these Twelve Pets have so much to offer, These groups are ignored...

Lions Club Serves Free Meals

The Culver City Lions Club served free meals to seniors Thanksgiving Day at the Culver City Senior Center. Sorrento Italian Market donated the turkey, Miss America Pageant Director Lynn Miller...

Centaur Coach Explains The Value Of Practice

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter "... We sittin' in here, I'm supposed to be the franchise player and we in here talkin' about practice. I mean listen, we talkin' bout practice. Not a game, not a...

Kobe Has Been Great, But the Greatest Laker???

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor When the National Basketball Association revealed its list of the 50 greatest players of all time I was on the selection committee. When the list was made public,...

What's Worse? Trading Kemp Or Piazza

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor In 1998 the Dodgers traded away Mike Piazza in what immediately became the most unpopular move in their Los Angeles history. Last week the Dodgers traded away Matt...

Chamber Orchestra Opens with Special Performance

By Steven Lieberman Observer Reporter The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) opened its "Baroque Conversations" series on Thursday at Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School in downtown Los...

MOVIE REVIEW: Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

I was one of the lucky few press who, several months ago, was treated to some early clips of NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB. My appetite for more was quickly whetted on seeing just brief...

MOVIE REVIEW: Exodus: Gods and Kings

The finger of God seems to have descended on Hollywood the past few years with a resurgence in the spectacle of the Old Testament and teaching of the New, on both the big and small screens. Perhaps a ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Big Hero 6

With BIG HERO 6, Walt Disney Animation Studios once again proves why they are heroes to generations and legions of fans the world over. Tapping into the recesses of the Marvel vaults, directors Don...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Imitation Game

As you are reading this very column, be it online or in print, one of the people responsible for this luxury is the very man celebrated in THE IMITATION GAME - Alan Turing. Although director Morten...

MOVIE REVIEW: THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1

The game is afoot with THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1, but it's no longer being played as a game within the confines of an electronically controlled and domed "arena". With the release of...

Lifelong Culver Resident Esquival Dies At 53

Thomas Castenada Esquivel, Jr, 53, passed away on November 17. He was born on October 6, 1961 in Santa Monica to Thomas C. Sr. and Maria Rachel Esquivel, both deceased. Thomas lived in Culver City...

 
 
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