Police Seek Help in Identifying Stolen Goods

In the early morning hours of Monday March 23, Culver City Police Officers stopped a subject riding a bicycle in a residential neighborhood on the west end of Culver City. The subject was found to...

Housing Crisis Averted?

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Last September, the City Council discussed a projected funding shortfall for the housing programs provided by the City and Housing Authority. At the Council's...

Motorcyclist Dies in Culver Collision

A motorcyclist was killed on Wednesday March 18 at 1:20 p.m. when he collided with a car in the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Overland Avenue in Culver City. The accident closed the intersection for most of the afternoon forcing police...

Cruisin' Returns to Culver with "Munster" Bash

It's been a half century since "The Munsters" first appeared on black & white TV' sets across America. Though many a schoolyard critic carped that Herman, Lily and their ghoulish parody of the...

Culver-Palms To Present Easter Concert

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church invites the public to attend an uplifting afternoon of praise and celebration as its music department presents the Chancel Choir, Praise Band and Children's/Youth ...

Culver Student Organizes Locals For Walk to End Genocide

On April 19 thousands will gather from throughout Southern California for Jewish World Watch’s 9th annual Walk to End Genocide – the largest annual anti-genocide rally in the United States. A wide-ranging, multi-faith coalition of policymakers,...

City Manager's Report

Community Development • Airport Marina Ford/Honda – A permit has been issued for three new auto service buildings at 6002 Centinela Avenue. • 76 Station – A permit has been issued for...

Culver Man Named Executive Officer

Jason S. Campbell has been appointed as the Executive Officer of the California Board of Podiatric Medicine (BPM). Born and raised in Culver City, Campbell attended Culver City schools and has deep...

Culver's Tawfik Named to Honor Roll

Army and Navy Academy announces that Ahmed Tawfik of Culver City has been named to the Honor Roll for the fourth grading period of the 2014-2015 school year. Students with a grade point average of...

Working with Clean Air

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized Clean Air: El Marino and the Culver City Unified School District for its efforts in educating parents and the community about the impacts ...

Culver Students Make Azusa Pacific Dean's List

Two Culver City residents have made the academic Deans' List at Azusa Pacific University. These students are honored for a fall 2014 grade-point average of 3.5 or better. They are joined by 1,983...

Debate on ISIL Ignites Feelings Among Culver City Residents

In the tradition of town hall meetings, Congresswoman Karen Bass, whose district includes Culver City, held a town meeting on March 12 to present arguments involving authorization of the use of...

Clippers To Play Exhibition Games In China

The National Basketball Association announces that NBA Global Games China 2015 will feature two preseason games between the Charlotte Hornets and the Los Angeles Clippers in October. The Clippers and ...

Culver Softball Thrives On New Field

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter A brand new era in Culver City High softball began with a very satisfying 8-1 victory in its brand new ballpark on a picture perfect Thursday afternoon, March 19,...

Lawsuit Puts Spin On Free Agency For College Players

By George Laase Special to the Observer Back in 1994, CBS Sports bought the rights to the NCAA men's basketball tournament with an eight-year contract averaging $215 million annually. This month, a single, 30-second TV ad airing during the men’s...

Champion Giants Struggle In Spring Training

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor How important are the results in spring training? The popular belief is the results aren’t very important since minor leaguers often replace major leaguers in the...

Mayor To Speak On State Of The City

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist The monthly General Meeting of the Culver City Democratic Club will be on April 8 at 7 p.m. in the Rotunda Room of Veterans Auditorium. Mayor Sahli-Wells will be ...

Cast Announced for New Douglas Play

Casting has been set for the 24th STreet Theatre award-winning production of "Walking the Tightrope," which will be remounted for the Kirk Douglas Theatre presentation of four public performances...

MOVIE REVIEW: Danny Collins

I don't know if it's because I'm getting older or Al Pacino us just getting better, but between his recent tour de force in "The Humbling" and now DANNY COLLINS, I have fallen in love with him as an...

MOVIE REVIEW: Insurgent

Under the guiding eyes of boots-on-the-ground executive producers Todd Lieberman and Dave Hoberman, along with producers Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher (among others), and with the energizing and fully...

MOVIE REVIEW: Cinderella

Lovelier than a dream, this Kenneth Branagh directed Disney's CINDERELLA sets the bar for Oscars 2016 with sumptuous visual splendor complete with Haris Zambarloukos breathtaking cinematography, the...

MOVIE REVIEW: McFarland, USA

No one brings inspirational real life stories to film like Disney, especially when those stories center around sports. Be it horses, baseball, football or any other sport, you know you will be moved, ...

Transforming Grief Into Hope

By Sandra Coopersmith Features writer Some things, like the unwavering commitment of the American Cancer Society (ACS) to save lives and end cancer, never change. And some things do, such as this...