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Documents Reveal Howard Hughes' Role in CIA Sub Retrieval

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The U.S. Department of State has released documents relating to a hitherto unknown story about Howard Hughes' involvement in a secret project to retrieve a sunken ...

Getting a Down To Earth Education

By Sandra Coopersmith Features Writer Culver City's Turning Point School is known for creating friendship, altruism and awareness through its service learning projects, its latest such venture...

Walk With A Doc Comes To Culver

Culver City Walk With A Doc began when Mayor Jeff Cooper asked Pediatrician Jeffrey Penso to start a walk in Culver City. Penso had recently heard of the Walk With A Doc program being sponsored by...

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • City Council Announces the Appointment of Assistant Chief Scott Bixby - as Interim Police Chief - At a Special City Council meeting on April 9 Mayor Jeff Cooper, speaking...

Lindberg Park, a Community of Preparedness

It has been proven that neighborhoods and communities that prepare together are more likely to recover and survive a disaster then those that don’t. In celebration of Earthquake Preparedness Month, here’s an example of one community that is...

Mitchell Bill Seeks to Protect Medical Credit Card Users

The Senate Business, Professions and Consumer Protections Committee passed Senator Holly J. Mitchell's (D-Culver City) bill to protect patients signing up for medical credit cards offered by their...

Culver Fire Department Hosts Fire Service Open House

The Culver City Fire Department will be opening its doors to the public on Saturday, May 10 for their annual Fire Service Day Celebration. The event will take place during The Culver City Car Show...

Mitchell's Fracking Moratorium Bill Moves Forward

In the first effort this year to address the environmental concerns associated with fracking, a bill by Senators Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Mark Leno (D-San Francisco), which would impose...

Center Theatre Group Receives $600,000 Grant

Center Theatre Group has recently received a $600,000 grant from The James Irvine Foundation to help support CTG's new and innovative community-based arts engagement programs. CTG will work with...

Mitchell Bill to Repeal Family Aid Cap Advances

SB 899, introduced by California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) to repeal the Maximum Family Grant (MFG) rule in the CalWORKs program, has moved passed its first legislative hurdle....

Culver Resident Discovers Murder Scene Undisturbed Since 1970

Culver City resident Darrell Fusaro, author of What If Godzilla Just Wanted a Hug?, has been trying to find peace amidst the mystery surrounding the murder of his grandfather James Fusaro for...

Zoe Celine Fisch named to Dean's List

Zoe Celine Fisch of Culver City was named to the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester at Washington University in St. Louis. Fisch is enrolled in the university's College of Arts & Sciences. To ...

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Culver City Police Department in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency is hosting a drop off point. The purpose of this National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is to provide a venue for...

Women's Club Hosts Ice Cream Social

The Culver City Woman's Club is celebrating its flapper-era past with an Ice Cream Social on Saturday, April 26 from 2 pm to 4. The Club was founded in 1920. While going through the archives Club...

Assistant Police Chief Scott Bixby as Interim Chief of Police.

City Council Announces the Appointment of Assistant Chief Scott Bixby as Interim Police Chief At a Special City Council meeting of April 9, 2014, Culver City Mayor Jeff Cooper, speaking on behalf of...

Lakers: Anatomy of a Disaster, Part 2

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor A year ago, when the Lakers completed one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history, I wrote Anatomy of a Disaster and had no intention of following with ...

Culver Splits Opening League Series

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Culver City High baseball opened its 2014 Ocean League season with their biggest offensive thrust to date last Tuesday as they ventured to the Beverly Hills High...

Kentucky Derby Is Goal of This California Duo

Art Sherman and California Chrome is the best emerging sports story of 2014. It is poetic justice that their successful unveiling has blossomed out of the ashes of Hollywood Park Racetrack's sad and...

City Has Their Hand in My Pocket

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist For those who are familiar with the terms par, eagle, birdie and tee, you just know the lead paragraph is something about golf. And you would be right. Golf...

CORRECTION

Last week’s Commentary by Observer Columnist Neil Rubenstein was in error. Two of the founder’s names were incorrect. They should have read Diane Netzel and Dale Jones. The Observer regrets the...

Concert For Young Musicians

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra continues its 2013-14 Season with the concert: For Young Musicians. The concert is Saturday, April 26 at 8pm at Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave....

Rehearsals Begin for Douglas Play

Rehearsals have begun for the world premiere of Kimber Lee's "different words for the same thing," which begins previews May 4 at the Center Theatre Group / Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City....

Kentwood Players Presents Agatha Christie's THE HOLLOW

Kentwood Players proudly presents Agatha Christie's "THE HOLLOW" from May 16 to June 21 for a six-week run on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm with Sunday matinees at 2 at the Westchester Playhouse. The ...

MOVIE REVIEW: Transcendence

While there are many moments in which I was hoping to transcend the experience of screening TRANSCENDENCE, long after the credits rolled and I had left the theater, this freshman directorial effort...

Culver City MOMS Club hosts Alex's Lemonade Stand

In an effort to join the battle against childhood cancer, the MOMS Club of Culver City West will host an Alex's Lemonade Stand on Saturday, April 26 from 11 am to2 pm at 5389 Dobson Way (the corner...

Culver City Empty Nesters Can Use Cross Collateralization to Move Up or Down!

In this market of thin inventory and properties being snapped up swiftly with multiple bidders, one of the biggest challenges facing move up, or trade down sellers (empty nesters) is how to compete...