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Downtown Culver City Christman Tree Lighting

Downtown Culver City Christman Tree Lighting

The evening was a festive event with Christmas Carolers and Santa. Below are officers from the Culver City Police Department who escort Santa around town foe the next two weeks to visit children....

Suspect Arrested in Bus Assault

The Culver City Police Department has arrested a suspect in an elder abuse assault case. On Saturday November 22 at about 1:45 pm the suspect, who was riding a Culver City Bus with a female...

Council Nixes Considering Rent Control

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The issues of rent control and affordable housing might be seen as six of one and half a dozen of the other. Affordable housing was, however, the preferred issue...

Daniel's Jewelers Names Donaghy Chief Financial Officer

Headquartered in Culver City, Daniel's Jewelers announces that Joseph Donaghy has joined the company as its new Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Daniel's Donaghy served as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, Chief...

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...

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...

PTSA Provides Funding to Culver City High

The Culver City High PTSA announces a number of funding awards to vital school and community resources. • $400 to the CCUSD Backpacks for Kids Program (in addition to our food drive for individual...

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • Downtown Culver City Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony – On December 4 the holiday tree in downtown Culver City was illuminated for the holiday season. The Tree Lighting...

Did North Korea "Nuke" Sony?

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher The FBI along with Sony Pictures Entertainment is investigating the source of a cyber attack that took down Sony's computer network in Culver City last week....

Culver City Teen Meets President

(EDITOR'S NOTE: Sam Parekh is a student at Culver City Middle School By Sam Parekh Special to the Observer On Wednesday, November 19, I was one of five youth reporters invited to the White House for...

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...

Football Playoff Committee Was Clumsy But Got It Right

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor The committee that settled on the four teams who’ll play in the first College Football Playoff got it right at the finish. But this distinguished group created...

Believe It Or Not, Stanton's Contract Makes Sense

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Giancarlo Stanton recently signed a 13-year, $325 million contract with the Miami Marlins. Although the right fielder hit 37 home runs last season and came close to...

Culver Boys Win Two, Lose Two

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter It's becoming a tradition that the Culver City High boys basketball team opens its season in the Mira Costa High Tournament in Manhattan Beach. The Centaurs didn't...

Dear Editor

I am writing to the Culver City Observer to urge the writing staff to reconsider using the terminology "Illegal Aliens" when reporting about issues related to immigration. Language is a powerful...

Kentwood Announces Auditions For MAME

Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for MAME with book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, on Saturday, January 10 from 11 am to 3 pm and Sunday, January 11 ...

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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