Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

After a lengthy investigation, Culver City Police Department detectives arrested Elizabeth Brewer, 39, on Wednesday October 22 for the sexual assault of a minor that allegedly occurred in Culver City ...

Sony Goes Green-er

NRG eVgo, a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., has completed installation of the largest corporate deployment of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Southern California. eVgo has installed and...

Farris Resigns From Culver School District

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter In a seemingly sudden move, Dylan Farris has resigned as principal of Culver City High, effective as of October 24. Farris announced last week he had been...

Culver Fire Department Offers Halloween Safety Tips

As you prepare for Halloween this year, the Culver City Fire Department wants you to keep a few safety tips in mind to ensure a fun time for all. Costumes • Purchase costumes made of flame...

Talking Pets with Adopt and Shop

Halloween is a time of frights and fun but with so much going on, it can sometimes be easy to forget about how the holiday impacts your furry friend. To ensure the best howl-o-ween for you and fido,...

Bay Foundation Conducts Comprehensive Study

The Bay Foundation (TBF) has found that over half, approximately 60%, of the areas covered by plants (vegetated habitats) on the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve (BWER) are dominated by plants that are either not native to the region or...

Culver City Lions Provide Free Eyesight Screenings

Over the last few weeks the Culver City Lions Club has held eyesight screenings in Culver City elementary schools. Students participating in the screenings are shown in the above photo. The tests are ...

Culver Runners Needed For Marathon in Japan

The Culver City Sister City Committee is searching for two qualified local runners---one male and one female---to run in the 22nd annual Senshu International Marathon on Sunday, February 15, 2015 in Osaka, Japan. Applicants must be over 18 years of...

Get Out the Vote Campaign Begins

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan announces a large-scale, innovative partnership to encourage voter registration and participation for the Nov. 4 General...

Culver Rotary Club Celebrates Eradication of Polio

October 24 is World Polio Day, and the Culver City Rotary Club is proud to be part of the impetus for almost 30 years for the eradication of polio in the world. With the recent outbreak of Ebola,...

Sierra Club Endorses Murray For Water Board

The Sierra Club has voted to endorse Culver City resident Stephen Murray for West Basin Water District Seat 4 in the upcoming November 4 General Elections. "Stephen Murray impressed us by far as the ...

State of The Westside Event Coming Up

The Westside Council of Chambers of Commerce will host its annual event, the State of the Westside, presented by Southern California Edison, on Wednesday, October 29 at the Doubletree by Hilton at 6161 W. Centinela Avenue in Culver City. Breakfast...

CCUSD Seeks Food Donations For Kids Program

Did you know that more than 45% of CCUSD students receive free or reduced price lunches at their schools every day? For many students, this vital resource includes free breakfast. In some...

Drunk Driver Kills Man Leaving Yom Kippur Services

Less than two weeks before his 90th birthday Meyer "Mike" Meyerson of Culver City was killed by a suspected drunk driver on October 4 as he was leaving Yom Kippur services at Veteran's Auditorium....

Fiesta Zero Waste Is a Success

More and more folks are looking for ways to reduce, reuse and recycle the waste they are generating. This phenomenon is not only happening individually in Culver City homes and at the schools our children attend, but also in businesses and at large...

Injured Nash Won't Play For Lakers This Season

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Steve Nash is one of the best point guards ever to play in the NBA. He's been MVP twice and ranks third all-time in assists. Unfortunately for the Lakers, Nash did...

Clippers Experiment and Lose Exhibition Games

By Mitch Chortkoff Sports Editor Many NBA coaches experiment with new players and new on-court ideas during exhibition games. The theory is that in the eight practice games permitted to each team...

Oh, Mercy

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The unofficial changing of the guard for Ocean League football took place in Jerry Chabola Stadium at Culver City High on Friday, October 17 as the undefeated and...

Culver Cross Country Runners Get Rare Experience

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter Suicide Hill and Agony Hill are not fictitious flash points, downloads of the latest recording artists, reality show entrees or sub-portal links to popular online...

Lakers' Henry Remains Unavailable

Xavier Henry, a key reserve on the Lakers last season, will be out while a current knee injury is receiving attention. Henry has gone to New York to receive a second opinion following knee surgery. He will then go to Germany for treatment and is...

Information You Can Only Get Here

By Neil Rubenstein Observer Columnist Interesting facts: More than 40,000 Canadians fought for the North in the Civil War and 34 were awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism in battle. And from our...

Fracking Will Improve, Not Hurt Public Health

University of Maryland researchers just concluded that hydraulic fracturing -- the process of shaking oil and gas free from below -- could endanger the health of nearby residents by exposing them to...

Rountree to Head Center Theatre Group

Stephen D. Rountree has been named the new Managing Director at Center Theatre Group of Los Angeles, which includes the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Rountree has served as the President and...

AVPA Music Presents Haunted Musical Evening

Haunt attractions and Hogwarts will be among the musical references at the first-ever Fall Concert presented by the AVPA Music Department at Culver City High's Robert Frost Auditorium on October 29...

Culver Symphony To Begin 16th Season

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra will begin its 2014-15 Season with the concert: A Classical Presence. It will be presented on Saturday, November 1 at Veterans Auditorium at 8 pm. There is free...

MOVIE REVIEW: Stoneheart Asylum

Madness and mayhem are the watchwords of the day when it comes to STONEHEARST ASYLUM. Directed by Brad Anderson from a script by Joe Gangemi based on the 1844 story "The System of Doctor Tarr and...

MOVIE REVIEW: ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY

So what happens when you take a beloved 32 page book published in 1972 about a boy named Alexander who is obsessed with all things Down Under and bring it into modern day and expand those 32 pages...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Boxtrolls

Those magnificent artisans of Laika are back with their latest production, THE BOXTROLLS. Taking a sliver from the beloved book "Here Be Monsters!" by Alan Snow, Laika CEO and lead animator Travis...

MOVIE REVIEW: Dracula Untold

Passionately fascinated with all things vampyric and particularly the historical facts and myth about Prince Vlad of Wallachia, House of Draculesti aka Vlad the Impaler, needless to say I have been...

MOVIE REVIEW: The Best of Me

Nicholas Sparks. At the mere mention of his name, images of love, romance, peaceful serenity, his beloved Carolina coastline, among others, all vividly spring to mind. So does the idea of second...