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Petrelli's 85th Anniversary – A Celebration to Savor

Hopefully, many of us will be around as long as the George Petrelli Famous Steakhouse, a Culver City landmark and true hallmark of delicious dining with an 85th anniversary celebration planned for Sun...

 

Rams to Start Goff vs Dolphins at Coliseum (Updated)

It was reported this Tuesday morning, November 15, that the Los Angeles Rams will start rookie quarterback Jared Goff, the NFL's top draft selection this year, against the visiting Miami Dolphins...

 

NHL Rookies Are Scoring At A Staggering Pace

There are kids throughout North America and Europe who grow up living and breathing hockey. These young people grow up idolizing the great players who preceded them. Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Marcel...

 

AVPA Theater Opens Season with Almost, Maine Nov. 10-13

AVPA's Blurred Vision Theatre Company will open its 2016-17 season with Almost, Maine at The Ivy Substation in downtown Culver City November 10 to 13. Written by John Cariani, the romantic comedy is...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    November 11, 2016

City Manager's Update

• WLAC Liaison Committee - The first meeting of the West Los Angeles College / Culver City Liaison Committee meeting was held at City Hall on November 1. Committee Members (from right to left)...

 

UCLA Is Optimistic About Its Basketball Season

How bad was the UCLA basketball team last season? When the season ended Coach Steve Alford returned the money he had been awarded for an additional year on his contract. Yes, the coach was taking the...

 

Your Vehicle May Need A Checkup

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says one vehicle in eight still needs to be checked for defective Takata air bags. NHTSA recommends owners check for recall information, and...

 

Superintendent To Speak At Health Center Annual Meeting

Joshua Arnold, the new Culver City School District Superintendent, will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center Annual Meeting. Dr. Arnold will share his vision for the future of our school district during his...

 

Voters OK Higher Taxes

Culver City voters approved a measure in Tuesday's election to increase property taxes to comply with federal mandates to clean storm water runoff. Almost 74 percent of the voters agreed to the tax...

 

A Game Show Event For Teens

The Help Group will be hosting Game Show Event. All teens ages 13 to 17 are invited to join in for our Game Show event on Sunday, November 13 in Culver City. Teens will engage in a variety of activities, which are modeled after television game...

 

Former Santa Monica Outlook Reporter Erwin Dies

In memoriam: Kimberly Irwin, UCLA media relations representative and former newsopaper reporter. She brought attention to the work of physicians and researchers across a broad range of specialties Kim...

 

Election Burnout? How To Recover

I'm sick of the election and don't want to write about it anymore. So today I'm writing about compassion, which we will all need regardless of what happens next Tuesday. Five decisive days to go, how...

 

Culver Routs Beverly Hills, Will Host Playoff Opener

It was a football blitzkrieg at Beverly Hills High as Culver City High overwhelmed the Normans, 63-8, to capture a share of the 2016 Ocean League title on November 4, the final league game of the...

 

NHL Rookies Are Setting A Staggering Scoring Pace

There are kids throughout North America and Europe who grow up living and breathing hockey. These young people grow up idolizing the great players who preceded them. Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Marcel...

 

Angels Acquire Of Cameron Maybin From Detroit

The Angels have acquired OF Cameron Maybin from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league RHP Victor Alcantara. Additionally, the club will exercise Maybin’s 2017 option. The announcement was made by Angels General Manager Billy Eppler....

 

Fans Lose Patience As Rams Lose Again

The honeymoon is over. The Los Angeles Rams crawled to the halfway point of the 2016 NFL regular season by losing their fourth consecutive game after starting the season at 3-1. For the L.A. faithful...

 

USC Faces Unbeaten Washington On Saturday

The USC Trojans will play their most important game of the year this Saturday when they visit the University of Washington. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. and the game will be televised on Channel 11....

 

MOVIE REVIEW: Arrival

Perhaps more appropriate for opening this week than was ever thought when planning film release schedules is Denis Villeneuve’s ARRIVAL. Written by Eric Heisserer based on the award-winning sci-fi novella “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang,...

 

Rematch Heaven Rumors: Cuadras / Chocolatito Boxing Showdown In Dallas 2017?!

There's a little slice of heaven a few miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles known as the Maywood Boxing Club. Located at the very sliver end of East 52nd Place and East 56th Street adjacent to an i...

 
 By G Laase    Sports    November 11, 2016

Culver High Girls Volleyball Going to State Tournament

After winning the CIF Division 5 championship last Friday over La Reina 3-1, the 26-8 Lady Centaurs have been invited to the state tournament as the #3 seed. They will host the 14th seeded Carson...

 

MOVIE REVIEW: MISS PEREGRINE'S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN

It is rare to find a perfect match between filmmaker and material; rarer still to see that match made in heaven come to fruition with glorious result. But that is exactly what we have with Tim Burton...

 

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