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Surprising Rams Are 5-0 On The Road

The NFL is taking notice. Not only have the Los Angeles Rams become 'Road Warriors' as they decimated the New York Giants, 51-17, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey to remain...

 

Tony Sciarrino Elected Chairman of L.A. Sports Council

The L.A. Sports Council is pleased to announce that Tony Sciarrino has been elected as the organization's new chairman of its Board of Directors. Sciarrino succeeds Karen Brodkin (2013-17), becoming...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    November 9, 2017

Halfway Through The Season Chargers Retain Hope

The Los Angeles Chargers have reached the halfway point of their schedule for the 2017 season. Their first half record of 3-5 is disappointing but a three-game winning streak did give Charger fans hop...

 

Is Heritage Christian Really a 16 Seed?

Is Heritage Christian Really a 16 Seed? By Greg Goodyear and Larry Weiner According to CIF officials the #1 seed always plays the #16 seed unless that team happens to be in their league. As the #1 seed Culver City drew 8-1 Heritage Christian as thier...

 

Culver Defeats Heritage Christian 24-8

The Culver City Varsity football team won Friday's home playoff game against Heritage Christian by a score of 24-8 in the first round of the CIF Southern Section playoff. Next up the Centaurs play...

 

South Bay Lakers Open Season With Thrilling Overtime Win

The South Bay Lakers kicked off the 2017-18 season in thrilling fashion with a 138-135 overtime win over Santa Cruz. The Lakers (1-0) were down by as many as 19 points in the second half, but stormed back to win the game behind strong performances fr...

 

Culver Begins Playoffs AfterThree Straight Shutouts

Defense. Defense. Defense. The Centaurs (9-1) polished off the 2017 regular season with their third consecutive shutout by defeating the visiting Beverly Hills Normans, 49-0. Culver City High now...

 

Clippers Are Slumping: Should Their Fans Worry?

For the last five years the Clippers have won at least 50 games and made the playoffs. Now Chris Paul has left them and after winning their first four games they’ve lost four of five. Ordinarily...

 

Did You Pay For A Traffic Ticket? Get It Back

Are you like everybody else seeing everything go up except wages? Can I mention the price of food, clothing, medical and let’s not forget gasoline or housing? Fortunately, Cousin Neil was driving on...

 

Culver Defends Its CIF Volleyball Championship Plays Santa Monica at Cerritos College

Culver Defends Its CIF Volleyball Championship Plays Santa Monica at Cerritos College Saturday's Division 4 Finals will pit #1 ranked Lady Centaurs (29-1) against its archrival #3 Santa Monica (18-6)...

 
 By Jon Coupal    Opinion    November 9, 2017

Gas Tax Increase With Novocain

Have you ever had a tooth extracted without Novocain or some other pain killer? When facing something painful, it's always helpful to apply a numbing agent and, when administered by competent medical...

 

Imaginative and Historic

A good film entertains. A great film engages our feelings, and entertains; it teaches us. From Israel, Germany, Italy, and Spain, films beckon to our hearts. They call to us, at times as powerfully...

 

Road Rage Results In Culver Shooting

A woman recounted the terrifying moments when a man with a pellet gun shot at her vehicle during an alleged road-rage incident in Culver City late last month. The woman, who did not want to be...

 

Center Theatre Group Announces Extension Of "Spamilton" At The Kirk Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group has announced an extension of "Spamilton" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City through January 7, 2018. Created, directed and written by Gerard Alessandrini, the West Coast...

 

Culver Students Named to Biola University's Dean's List For Academic Excellence

Biola University has named approximately 1,500 students to the university's Dean's List for academic excellence. Biola students are placed on the Dean's List to honor those with a grade point average...

 

Angels And Justin Upton Agree To Terms On A Five-Year Contract

Angels General Manager Billy Eppler announces the club has agreed to terms on a five-year contract with OF Justin Upton. The contract will take Upton through the 2022 campaign and will supersede his...

 

Culver Defends Its CIF Volleyball Championship

Saturday's Division 4 Finals will pit #1 ranked Lady Centaurs (29-1) against its archrival #3 Santa Monica (18-6) in an All-Ocean League match. Santa Monica made the finals by beating West Torrance...

 

Culver's Volleyball Championship Is One For The Ages

It was historic. Culver City High girls volleyball established a new standard last Saturday afternoon in their dramatic five-set come from behind victory over archrival Santa Monica High to win the...

 

Verdi Chorus To Begin 35th Season

The Verdi Chorus start off their 35th anniversary season with their Fall 2017 concerts entitled “Love’s Passions and Potions” at the acoustically-sound First United Methodist Church in Santa...

 

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