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Dodgers Win Series From The Cardinals

The Cardinals flew into Dodger Stadium for a three-game series this past weekend and were only able to salvage one win against their National League rivals. When Cardinals center-fielder Randal...

 

Traffic Accident Claims Life on Overland

The man who was killed when his scooter went out of control in Culver City was publicly identified by the coroner's office Sunday. Culver City Police closed Overland Avenue in both directions between...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 12, 2016

Centaurs Sweep 2016 Ocean League

The Culver City High Centaur baseball team swept the Ocean 2016 League when they shutout Beverly Hills High 3-0 on a sunny Thursday afternoon, May 12 at La Cienega Park. The Centaurs have a perfect...

 

"The Audrey Stephens Safe Zone" at OCD

Audrey Stephens, Director of the Office of Child Development (OCD), is retiring at the end of this school year, after 32 years with CCUSD. To mark and remember her incredible influence on the OCD...

 

Verdi Chorus To Feature Italian Passions

The Verdi Chorus, a jewel of the opera scene in Los Angeles, will take the stage with their spring concerts entitled Italian Passions on May 21 and 22. Italian Passions is an appropriate title for...

 

Metro Riders Can Purchase Monthly Parking Permits On-Line

When the Metro Expo Line to Santa Monica opens on May 20 Metro riders will be able to enjoy low cost parking at three stations - Expo/Sepulveda, Expo/Bundy and 17th St/SMC - as part of a new parking...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 12, 2016

Culver City Car Show Is A Success

The 13th Annual Culver City Car Show was a rousing success despite two major changes. First, the passing of Car Legend George Barris "The King of Kustomizers" who was a perennial figure at the show...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 12, 2016

CCEF Salutes Culver Studios

Dear Editor, Last Saturday night the Culver City Education Foundation hosted its annual Tribute to the Stars gala. It was hosted at the iconic Culver Studios lot. As always, it was a fantastic event,...

 

Karina Baker of Culver City Wins International Scholarship

Karina Baker won the Gilman International Scholarship for the summer term. This program aims to diversify study abroad participants and awards up to $5,000 for undergraduates. Baker, of Culver City,...

 

It's Unanimous: Curry Named NBA MVP

It’s Unanimous: Curry Named NBA MVP The Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry, who led the team to the best regular-season record in NBA history, has won the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the second year in a row. He’s the first...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 12, 2016

Initial Activity Proves It -- The Rams Are Here

The pre-preseason is now officially shining on the Southern California pro football community as the Los Angles Rams held their rookie minicamp on Friday and Saturday, May 6 – 7, at the Residence...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 12, 2016

Bruins, Trojans Head For Pac-12 Track Championships

The Bruins and Trojans are in Seattle this weekend for the very competitive Pac-12 Track and Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday. The men and women teams from both schools are hoping to bring...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 12, 2016

UCLA To Host USC In Baseball This Weekend

UCLA and USC will continue their rivalry in baseball this weekend when the Bruins host the Trojans in a three game series starting tonight at 7 pm inside Jackie Robinson Stadium on the Veterans...

 

WLA College Takes Second Place

The Aviation Mechanics team from West Los Angeles College placed second in the School Category in the recent 2016 National Aerospace Maintenance Competition (AMC) in Dallas. This marks the third win...

 

WLA College Offers Free Summer Enrichment Program

West Los Angeles College is offering great programs for children and youth this summer including a new Career Discovery Academy that is COMPLETELY FREE. The free Academy is for youth entering grades...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    May 12, 2016

Clippers Are Anxious To Negotiate With Their Many Free Agents

The Clippers blew a 3-1 series lead and lost a year ago in the NBA playoffs. They had a 2-0 lead this time and lost after their two biggest stars, Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, were injured and ruled...

 

CCUSD Hosts District-wide Earth Week Recycling Competition

By Shea Cunningham, CCSUD Sustainability Program Coordinator [Photos: (1) CCHS Food Waste Audit Team, (2) Recycled art event] In honor of Earth Day, all 10 of Culver City Unified School District's sch...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    May 12, 2016

Smart And Spicy

Not kidding. I rode it. It's great. 9am on a 61 degree morning Metro Expo Culver City Station The train to Santa Monica felt like it had always been there. You know when a piece of furniture looks...

 

Ending Homelessness Act Is In Progress

Why am I not surprised that the Massachusetts Senate wants to increase the tax on flavored cigars and flavored smoking tobacco? What’s next? If you are planning a surprise party for the leader of th...

 

Expo Line Extends to Santa Monica May 20

As part of the celebrations for the opening of the Expo Line to Santa Monica on Friday, May 20, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will offer free rides on Friday...

 

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