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 By David W. Myers    News    January 8, 2015

Two Local Boys Will Shoot At Staples Center

By David W. Myers Contributing Editor Two local boys sponsored by the Culver City Elks will toe the free-throw line at Staples Center on Saturday, hoping to net their way into the finals of the...

 By David W. Myers    News    May 15, 2014

Culver Elks Present Five Scholarships

By David W. Myers, Contributing Editor Five local students were awarded thousands of dollars in college-scholarships by the Culver City Elks Lodge last Wednesday, helping the teenagers to pursue...

 By David W. Myers    News    November 14, 2013

Culver Elks Honor Local Veterans

Nearly 50 war veterans and current service members were treated to a tri-tip dinner at the Culver City Elks Lodge last week, part of the Elks' celebration of Veterans' Day weekend. About a half-dozen...

 By David W. Myers    News    November 18, 2010

Foreclosure Help Arrives in Culver

Mortgage giant Fannie Mae has opened a large new facility in Culver City to provide free, comprehensive help to Southland homeowners who are struggling to make their housing payments or are even...

 By David W. Myers    News    October 7, 2010

Rescued Culver Hiker Recounts Harrowing Tale

The Culver City real estate broker who was rescued after six harrowing days without food or water in a Southland desert told reporters Tuesday how he “tried to stay calm and focused” even while...

 By David W. Myers    News    September 30, 2010

Two Crime Rings Broken

A Culver City man accused of supplying illegal drugs to a street gang was still on the run earlier this week, while a woman who owns a massage business on Sepulveda Boulevard is awaiting a hearing in...

 By David W. Myers    News    July 29, 2010

City Manager Backs Police Chief

Efforts by the local police officers’ union to oust Chief Don Pedersen took another turn this week, when Interim City Manager Lamont Ewell said he has informally investigated the five specific...

 By David W. Myers Contributing Editor    News    July 8, 2010

CCUSD Financially Troubled

Despite the bleak report by State Schools Chief School Board members say everything will be OK if cost-cutting programs continue The Culver City Unified School District is among the roughly 15 percent of districts statewide that regulators say are...

 By David W. Myers    News    July 1, 2010

Radio Operators ‘Ham’ it Up for Local Emergency Services Demo

Hundreds of people flocked to Culver City’s downtown Fire Department station last weekend to watch local ham-radio operators show how they can quickly swing into action and provide critical help...

 By David W. Myers    News    June 2, 2010

Albert Vera Dies

3 Time Mayor Suffers Apparent Heart Attack Albert Vera Sr., an Italian immigrant who came to the U.S. as a penniless teenager and grew to become one of the most admired government officials and...