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Rams Sign Seven To Practice Squad

The Rams added the following players to their practice squad, the team announced Sunday. Los Angeles currently has seven of its 10 practice squad roster spots filled. T Isaiah Battle (Clemson) LB...

 

John Kay and Steppenwolf at the Saban

By Observer Staff Reporter John Kay and Steppenwolf, one of the architects of the hard-rock sound from the 1970's, make a rare appearance at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on September 10. In the...

 

CCFD & CCPD Respond to MTA Bus Crash In Culver

An early morning crash on Wednesday between an MTA Bus and a dump truck at the Jefferson Boulevard off ramp on the 405 freeway initiated a major response from Culver City Police and Fire along with...

 

Culver City is Turning 100

Downtown area kicks off city’s year-long centennial celebration Culver City is turning 100, and the city’s hip and historic downtown area is excited to kick off the year-long festivities. Downtown Culver City’s ‘Block Party of the Century’...

 

Shifty Dodgers Win A Big One

For many, many years major league teams stationed defenders at first base, second base, shortstop and third base. Then the shift came along. Analytics began proving information on where batters...

 

Smart And Spicy-Evolving America - Are We Becoming Mean?

I was on a bus when I met Hannah and her friend Adari. I sat next to Adari so I could talk to her; she was wearing a full burqa, or so I thought. Her eyes were gorgeous, and the eye makeup was...

 

This Sales Tax Will Be On The November 8 Ballot in Arizona

Mayor Clarke and members of the Culver City Council, we need to send a group to Mesa, Arizona on a fact-finding mission. I don’t know what their elected officials do, but we need to know. Voters in...

 

Rams Trim Roster, Prepare For Opening Game

"It's not easy and I think that the most important thing here is, the guys that we released here over the last couple of days, in addition to those that aren't going to make the final roster," said...

 

CCUSD Names Elsy Villafranca Principal At Culver City Middle School

It is with great pleasure and #CULVERPRIDE that we are announcing Elsy Villafranca as the next Principal of Culver City Middle School. Ms. Villafranca has been an Assistant Principal at Culver City...

 

Culver High To Begin Football Season

By Fred Altieri Sports Reporter The Culver City High football team plays its first game of the 2016 season on the road this Friday, August 2, at West High in Torrance. The defending Ocean League...

 

Customer Appreciation Day

Mike Kennedy, owner of Albert's Liquor, is holding his third annual Customer Appreciation Day this Saturday September 3 from 1 pm to 5. Mike will be thanking his customers with free food, a bouncer...

 

California Landscapes in Art Featuring Gil Garcetti, Lucas Reiner, Ed Ruscha and Gayle Roski

Several artists in the coming Fall show "California Landscapes" at West Los Angeles College may first be known for a previous job, as the relative of an icon, or for working behind the scenes in the...

 

Sparks Start Second Season With Two Losses

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA need to find that winning combination that put them at the top of the league with a 21-3 record before the Olympic break a month ago. Since returning from the break...

 

Sparks Sign Veteran Forward/Center Sandrine Gruda

Sparks Executive Vice President and General Manager Penny Toler announces the signing of Sandrine Gruda, returning the veteran forward/center to Los Angeles. Per team policy, terms of the deal were...

 

Issues & Eggs Forum-Josh Arnold New Superintendent of Schools

Josh Arnold, recently appointed Superintendent of Culver City Unified School District, will speak at the September 7 Chamber Issues & Eggs Forum at the Courtyard by Marriott located at 6333 Bristol...

 

USC Women's Volleyball Tries To Rebound From 0-3 Start

The USC women’s volleyball team, which was ranked No. 7 in the nation last week, found out that rankings do not translate into wins on the court. All three teams in the USC Baden Invitational,...

 

College Football Starts This Weekend

UCLA and USC football teams will start their 12 game regular season Saturday when both teams travel to Texas. UCLA will play Texas A&M at 12:30 p.m. on Channel 2 and USC faces the No. 1 team in the...

 

Impressive Lakers Facility To Open In 2017

The Lakers will have a new training facility in 2017 and Coach Luke Walton is excited about it. "It will be three times the size of the one we have now," he said. "It will have two basketball courts...

 

Two Beloved Scout Leaders Plan to Step Down

Carlson Park residents Patti and Tony Bravo, stalwarts of Culver City’s blossoming Scouting movement, are stepping down from their key leadership positions after 16 years of positively shaping the l...

 

Kids at Hope Symposium Will Feature Antwone Fisher September 7

Antwone Fisher, award-winning writer, poet and filmmaker, and Rick Miller, founder of Kids at Hope, will visit CCUSD, Robert Frost Auditorium on Wednesday, September 7 to share how HOPE is used as a s...

 

Medicare Open Enrollment Comes To Culver City

With the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 15-Dec.7) right around the corner, many Los Angeles residents are looking for resources to learn about their health care coverage options. In its fifth year, National Medicare Education Week...

 

Rams Announce Roster Moves

In order to reach the NFL-mandated 53-man roster limit, the Los Angeles Rams made the following transactions Saturday: Waived: T Isaiah Battle (Clemson) DB Christian Bryant (Ohio State) LB Brandon...

 

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