Vote Tally Confirms Council Winners

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher With the counting of more than 1,000 mail-in and provisional ballots, the numbers for each candidate went up but the final result did not change, Meghan...

CC Math Olympiads Tour JPL on Pie-day

A guided tour of Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) was specially arranged for the 46 Culver City mathletes who participated in this year's Linwood E. Howe Los Angeles Countywide 4th and 5th Grade Math...

Pet Expo Returns

Celebrating more than 25 years of promoting responsible pet care, animal entertainment and debuting the newest pet trends and products, the 26th annual America’s Family Pet Expo returns Friday, April 22 to Sunday, April 24 to the OC Fair & Event...

Rubin Appointed to Earthquake Panel

Susan Rubin, 58, of Playa Vista, has been appointed to the California Earthquake Authority Advisory Panel. Rubin has been chief operating officer and general counsel at the Los Angeles Biomedical...

Culver Biochemistry Student Pursues Passion, Earns Scholarship

Ifeh Akano remembers the moment she decided to pursue her love of math and science. It was in her freshman year during a general chemistry for physical science and engineering course. "I just loved...

Linwood E. Howe Elementary School Receives Gold Ribbon Designation

Linwood E. Howe Elementary School has been named a Gold Ribbon School by the California Department of Education. The Gold Ribbon Awards recognize California schools that have made gains in...

Culver City's Jackson Market

Who remembers the movie "Lost Horizon" that came out in 1937 starring Ronald Colman, directed by Frank Capra, and based on a novel by James Hilton? It introduced us to Shangri-La, a mystical,...

Rams Select Jared Goff as NFL's Top Draft Pick

"With the first pick in the 2016 NFL Draft the Los Angeles Rams select Jared Goff, quarterback, California," announced National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell today. The Rams are banking...

L.A. Rams Focus on Offense in 2016 NFL Draft

It was well worth the wait. The 2016 NFL Draft officially ended today, April 30, with the Los Angeles Rams selecting six players over the past three days of the proceedings. The Rams' six picks...

Injuries Have Hampered USC Baseball Season

Injuries in the USC baseball’s pitching rotation has put the Trojans behind the eight ball which has created a losing record overall, 16-19 and in the Pac-12, 5-7. If the pitching staff can get healthy over the next month USC is capable of...

Culver Baseball Wins First Two League Games

The 2016 Culver City High baseball team is off to a 2-0 start in Ocean League action by sweeping Lawndale High in the season opening home-and-away series, 10-1 and 3-1. The Centaurs continued their...

Culver's Jacob Weiner Chooses Hawaii Pacific

Jacob Weiner, a senior at Culver City High, has signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Hawaii Pacific University on an academic and athletic scholarship starting in Fall 2016. Jacob has lived...

ANATOMY OF A DISASTER -- Part 4

When I wrote Anatomy Of A Disaster four years ago I had no intention of repeating it the next season. But readers were so fed up with the Lakers’ demise they requested it. Then we had last season,...

The Clippers Feel A Sense Of Urgency

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor After the Clippers won their first two playoff games this week Chris Paul had his mind on what happened in last season's playoffs. "Considering how last season ended...

Maury Wills: Once A Dodger Always A Dodger

Life in a Dodger baseball uniform for Maury Wills came full circle a few weeks ago when the Los Angeles Dodgers broke from Spring Training camp at their Camelback Ranch-Glendale facility in Phoenix...

John Wooden's Final Recruit Carries His Legacy

(EDITOR'S NOTE; While UCLA DIDN'T QUALIFY FOR THE NCAA TOURMANT THIS SEASON WE OFFER A HEARTWARMING STORY TODAY ABOUT A FORMER BRUIN STAR) By Bosmat Eynav Sports Columnist This is a story of a...

Poll Dancing in Culver City

When I was a little girl, my mother would take me into the voting booth with her. There'd be three or four people sitting at a table with voter lists. We called them "Cake Ladies". Every election,...

Bakersfield Business Conference Is Coming Up

Can you believe somebody in an Orange County courthouse tampered with office records? With a little whiteout and an eraser, cases were bargained down by lawyers who never represented the...

Disney On Ice Arrives This Month

Audiences will discover endless riches when an extraordinary lineup of stories from the Disney Vault come to life for the ultimate Disney animation celebration with the delightful production, Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove – Presented by...

MOVIE REVIEW: ELVIS & NIXON

You've seen the pictures. I've seen the pictures. The whole world has seen the pictures. And "the pictures" remain to this day the most requested images in the National Archives. What pictures, you...

MOVIE REVIEW: ZOOLANDER No. 2

Time to call out the Fashion Police, Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks because while we have some "really, really ridiculously" hilarious voguing going on, ZOOLANDER No. 2 is missing a few...

MOVIE REVIEW - Criminal

How can anyone pass up a Kevin Costner film where his character of Jerico Stewart reads like a combination of that in "Mr. Brooks" and "3 Days to Kill"? Then toss in Ryan Reynolds, Gary Oldman, Gal...