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If Manning Plays It Could Be Here

How about Payton Manning playing quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams next season? What? Isn’t the 39-year-old Manning going to retire? Maybe. Maybe not. If you read this column regularly you...

 

Judge Harold Cherness Dies at 93

Judge Harold Irving Cherness died early Thursday Morning in Santa Monica. Funeral Services will be held Sunday March 13 at 4pm at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City. A full story on his life will follow in next week’s edition and online at...

 

Culver City Woman's Club Plans Fiesta Fundraiser

Johnny was six years old before anyone called him by his given name. His mother was out of the picture and his father was in jail. His grandmother was doing the best she could but had several other people to worry about. Not surprisingly, he didn't...

 

Library Reopens After Year-Long Makeover

The Culver City Julian Dixon Library reopened on February 20 after a yearlong remake of the interior. The library has been at its present location for about 40 years. Prior to that it was located at...

 

Sandy Segal Youth Health Center Holds Fundraiser

The Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center held their annual fundraiser "Reach for Rainbows" On Saturday, February 20 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Culver City. The honorees at this year's...

 

Columnist, Wife Like Small, Lee For Last Council Position

As you all know by reading this commentary every week Theodorsia and I have endorsed Marcus Tiggs and Meghan Sahli-Wells for Culver City’s City Council. We appreciate those two for their strong commitment to the betterment of our town. The facts...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 3, 2016

Culver Girls' Season Ends In Playoff Loss

The 2015-16 Culver City High girls basketball season ended at Redondo Union High in the 3rd Round of the 2016 CIF Division 1AA Playoffs as the Centaurs lost 71-30 to the perennially ranked Sea Hawks...

 

West Basin Water District Contributes To Culver Rotary Club

Because of its partnership with the Culver City’s Rotary Club, Scott Huston, Director of the West Basin Municipal Water District‘s District IV, presented a $1,900 check to the Rotary Club at its meeting on February 17. The money will supports...

 

108 Years Later Cubs Favored To Win World Series

In a shocking development, Dexter Fowler showed up at the Chicago Cubs training base last week ready to play. It was shocking because Fowler, an outfielder who was with the Cubs last season, turned...

 

Fox Hills To Present Candidates Forum

The Fox Hills Neighborhood Association is presenting a Candidates Forum for the upcoming City Council election on Sunday, March 20 at 5 pm at the Heather Village Condominiums, 6443 Green Valley...

 

Easter Seals Names Holly Mitchell Legislative Award Honoree

California-based Easter Seals affiliates have selected Senator Holly Mitchell, D-Culver City, as a recipient of the Easter Seals 2016 Senate Leadership Award. The award will be presented on Tuesday,...

 

Culver's Aitana Cantu Makes The Dean's List

Aitana Cantu, a Culver City resident and a student at the prestigious Pratt Institute, was among more than 1,100 students who made the Dean's List in the Fall 2015 semester. Founded in 1887, Pratt Institute is a global leader in higher education...

 

Culver Students Serve in Ministry

Azusa Pacific University students served in ministry through the Center for Student Action during the fall 2015 semester. Sophia Budevski of Culver City, an Undeclared major, Alexandria Myles of Culver City, an English major, and Amber Wacker of Culv...

 

Culver City's Karina Baker Named To Dean's List

Karina Baker of Culver City was named to the Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the fall semester 2015-2016. Baker is studying in the international and global studies program....

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Every two years, as far back as anyone can remember, Sample Ballots for the Culver City General Municipal Election are mailed from our City Hall in the middle of March. It's regular as clockwork in the even-numbered years, but many...

 

Special Olympics World Games Named Top Local Sports Moment of 2015

The remarkably successful Special Olympics World Games, held in Los Angeles last summer, was named the top sports moment of 2015 at the 11th Annual LA Sports Awards, held last weekend at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The LA Sports Awards are produced...

 

UCLA Women Excel At Tournament Time

The UCLA women’s basketball team is moving in the right direction at the right time. They have won 11 out of their last 13 games, went undefeated at home and they are the No. 3 seeded team in the Women’s Pac-12 Tournament that started yesterday...

 

USC Men, Women Are On The Tournament Bubble

When the 2015-16 basketball season started both the USC men’s and women’s teams were winning games and their hopes were high. A few months later hope has turned to desperation now that both teams have started losing games. Now they find...

 

Swimmers Thrive In Culver Training

Two swimmers, Bob Beresh and David Walters, are opposites when it comes to skill-level. Beresh, a beginner, started attending organized, coached workouts about two months ago. Walters, a national standout, competed on the U.S. 4x200 freestyle relay...

 

Further Casting Announced For Douglas Play

Further casting has been announced for Samuel Beckett's masterful "Endgame," directed by one of Beckett's most celebrated interpreters Alan Mandell at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    March 3, 2016

City Manager's Update

By John Nachbar City Manager City Manager’s Office February 22 City Council Meeting Highlights – The City Council: • Authorized the release of a Request for Proposals for the installation of...

 

Annual "Saving Pets Challenge" Fundraiser Begins

Found Animals Foundation, Inc. ("Found Animals") (www.FoundAnimals.org), a leading animal welfare organization that works to end pet homelessness, announces its annual Michelson Found Animals Saving...

 

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