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Eagle Scout Honors Friend with Backpacks for Kids

Thomas Wilcox, a sophomore at Culver City High , just completed his Eagle Project. His project, Joseph Tachiki's Backpacks for Kids, provided 80 backpacks filled with school supplies for homeless...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    June 8, 2017

On the first night of two shows at the Hollywood Bowl, Dead & Company had a chemistry that was palpable.

On the first night of two shows at the Hollywood Bowl, Dead & Company had a chemistry that was palpable. As soon as founding Grateful Dead member Bob Weir started singing "Shakedown Street," the...

 

Rams Trade OL Greg Robinson to Detroit Lions

The Los Angeles Rams traded OL Greg Robinson to the Detroit Lions for an undisclosed draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the team announced on Wednesday, June 15. "Since we drafted Greg, he has been...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    June 8, 2017

Gordon Lightfoot, Ted Nugent Coming To Canyon Club

Two concerts that you don't want to miss are landing at TheRose in Pasadena and the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills in the month of June. On June 16 at The Rose, the esteemed Canadian folk-music legend...

 

14th Annual Fox Hills Park Clean UP Saturday

The 14th Annual Fox Hills Park Clean up will take place this Saturday June 10 from 9:30 am to noon. The volunteers will be planting and cleaning the park! Gloves, Tools and Lunch will be provided. Those who wish to help should meet at the benches by...

 

Former Centaur Athletic Director Offers Three Summer CampsYouth Volleyball Summer Camps At Culver Middle And High Schools Beginning,

Intermediate and high-performance summer volleyball camps for youth will be conducted by the Culver Volleyball Club at the Culver City middle and high school gyms. Youngsters in session one, June 19-22, 4-7 p.m., will learn fundamentals of passing, s...

 

County Moves to Ban Marijuana Businesses Supervisors Struggle to Comply With Prop 64

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chairman Mark Ridley-Thomas issued the following statement regarding an ordinance prohibiting all cannabis businesses and activities in the unincorporated areas of the County. The ordinance also imposes...

 

Deary of Culver City Graduates from Wesleyan University On May 28

Griffin Deary of Culver City graduated from Wesleyan University with a BA degree in Computer Science and English. Wesleyan University is a private, non-sectarian liberal arts university in Middletown, Conn. Founded in 1831, Wesleyan offers its 3,000...

 

Culver's Kayla White Inducted Into Phi Kappa Phi

Kayla White of Culver City was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. White was initiated at USC. White is among approximately 30,000 students,...

 

It's Getting Worse: Postmen Are Being Attacked By Dogs

Just remember, Our Gasoline Tanks should not be Sacramento’s piggy bank.!!! Perhaps you’ve heard, but I haven’t; what is happening with the prison at Guantanamo? Unprecedented, misguided,...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 8, 2017

Pujols Reaches 600 Home Runs With Grand Slam

Nine players in the history of major league baseball have hit 600 home runs in their career But only one hit No. 600 with a grand slam. That happened last week when the Angels’Albert Pujols hit a...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 8, 2017

Jerry West To Clippers? It Seems Likely His Meeting With Clippers Owner and Doc Rivers Went Well

Magic Johnson trying to bring in players to the Lakers and Jerry West doing the same for the Clippers. That surely would appeal to fans of Los Angeles' NBA teams. It could happen. Johnson has already...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 8, 2017

A Successful Sports Year At Culver City High

The 2016-17 Culver City High student athletes culminated another successful school year on and off the field. The highlight of the season started in the Fall 2016 when the girls volleyball team won...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 8, 2017

New Rams To Start Mandatory Minicamp Next Week

The Los Angeles Rams finished their organized team activities this week and will start their mandatory minicamp next week under new head coach Sean McVay. If the first few weeks of workouts are any...

 

Lasorda Gets New Pacemaker, Returns To Dodgers

Hall Of Fame former Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda underwent surgery to have his pacemaker replaced last week and attended the Dodgers' game against Washington Monday night. Lasorda, 89, has had heart...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 8, 2017

Sparks Are Still A Work In Progress

Although the Los Angeles Sparks are the defending WNBA champions, they are still trying to find the right combinations on defense and offense this season. With six new players on the roster it's...

 

1MOVIE REVIEW: THE HERO

Sam Elliott. The minute you hear the name an indelible image appears in your mind. The now silver moustache, the loose finger-ready hair, a tall lanky physique, the languid deep slightly graveled voic...

 

Fiesta La Ballona August 25-27 Annual Event Part of Culver City's Centennial Celebration

Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City’s “Party In The Park” will be held August 25-27 at Veterans Park located at 4117 Overland Avenue. The popular Culver City event features carnival rides and games, live performances, over 100 booths spotlighting...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: ALIEN: COVENANT

proceed on their mission to Origae-6 or locate the source of the signal? Needless to say, they optto locate the signal and then, on discovering it is coming from a planet much closer to them than...

 

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