Articles from the January 6, 2022 edition


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  • CC Police Seeking Suspects in New Year's Eve Armed Robbery

    Jan 6, 2022

    Culver City police are looking for two men who robbed at gunpoint a local 7-Eleven store on New Year's Eve. One of the suspects entered the store located at 5495 Sepulveda Blvd., about 1:10 a.m. on December 31 and pointed a black handgun at a clerk, demanding money while the second suspect stood outside of the store acting as a lookout, according to the Culver City Police Department. The clerk handed over money from the register and the armed man left the store, fleeing with the lookout on foot...

  • New Openings on City Advisory Panels

    Jan 6, 2022

    The City Clerk’s Office has announced the interim application period for Culver City appointments to the Advisory Committee on Homelessness, Civil Service Commission, and Fiesta La Ballona Committee. Application Deadline is Monday, January 31. Visit the City’s website www.culvercity.org/serve for more details. Appointments for these openings are tentatively scheduled to be considered by the City Council at its meeting on February 14. Applications will be accepted online, by mail, by fax to (310) 253-5830, or electronically via email to cit...

  • 2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 18

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Member|Jan 6, 2022

    1. Green Bay Packers (13-3): The Packers clinched the homefield advantage with their blowout win over the Vikings. The biggest issue the Packers face this week is who to play and who to rest in the final meaningless game against the Lions. Next: -4 at Detroit Lions - Sun, Jan. 9 – O/U 44.5 (ATS: 12-4 – O/U: 7-9) 2. Los Angeles Rams (12-4): The Rams have clinched a playoff berth and need a win over the 49ers to clinch the division. Wide receiver Cooper Kupp leads the NFL in receptions at 138...

  • CORRECTION

    Jan 6, 2022

    The clarification that I am respectfully requesting concerns a reference to the Santa Monica Fire Department in the “Gangs Run Pier Food Carts’ article. The article indicates that “they won’t show up …”. Please note that members of the Santa Monica Fire Department are at the pier almost every weekend working in tandem with our police and code enforcement staff. Interim Chief Knabe has also been there pretty consistently on the weekends as well so the statement that they are not showing up, is completely false. I would appreciate an update or r...

  • Services Planned for Sister Margaret Anne Vonderahe

    Jan 6, 2022

    Vonderahe,Sister Margaret Anne C.S.J. age 89, passed away on Wednesday December 15, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA. Born July 26, 1932 in Torrance California, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1951. Sister Margaret Anne's years in ministry were devoted to education at all levels. She also served in Formation, as Assistant Director of Novices and Postulant Director. Sr. Margaret Anne received degrees in Education, English, Administration, Counseling, and Pastoral Care. In 2015 she...

  • New California Laws Taking Effect New Year's Day

    Jan 6, 2022

    Gov. Gavin Newsom signed 770 bills into law in 2021; many of them impacting people’s daily lives will take effect as soon as New Year’s Day. A handful of laws, such as a ban on the sale of gas-powered leaf blowers and lawnmowers and a requirement that large retailers maintain a genderless kid’s area, don’t go into effect until a couple of years from now. Here are a few of the more noteworthy ones: — Minimum wage: SB 3 requires the minimum wage for all industries employing 26 or more employees to rise to $15, and $14 for employers employing 25 o...

  • Police Nab 2 Juveniles in Connection with 2 Armed Robberies on Dec. 13

    Jan 6, 2022

    Culver City police have arrested two juveniles suspected of robbing two women at gunpoint in the Hayden Tract two weeks ago. The two incidents occurred on in the early hours of December 13, according to the Culver City Police Department. “Both victims were robbed at gunpoint whereby the suspects pointed a rifle at them and ordered them to hand over their belongings,” police said. No injuries were reported during the robberies. With the assistance of other law enforcement agencies, local pol...

  • Culver City School Board Votes to Extent Virtual Board Meetings

    Jan 6, 2022

    The Board has reconsidered the circumstances of the Governor’s March 4, 2020 declaration of a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Board finds that the declared state of emergency remains active and continues to directly impact the ability of Board members to meet safely in person. The vote was 4-0. (1) The Board has reconsidered the circumstances of the Governor’s March 4, 2020 declaration of a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Board finds that loc...

  • Chargers need a win this weekend against the Broncos

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jan 6, 2022

    The Los Angeles Chargers, coming off a tough overtime loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, arrived in Houston last weekend to play the Houston Texans, a team that has struggled to win games and stay competitive in games. The Chargers needed a win to get closer to a playoff berth. For the Texans, a loss would clinch a top five position in the 2022 NFL draft. One team wanted to extend the season; the other team just wanted it over with. The Chargers, the team that wanted to extend the season, was...

  • Chargers need to beat the Raiders to make the playoffs

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jan 6, 2022

    After seventeen weeks of the regular season and seven weeks of training camp and preseason games, the Los Angeles Chargers have arrived at that point of the season where it is win or go home. With one week left in the season, the Chargers need to win to make the playoffs. A loss means they are done for the season. The Chargers reached this point by soundly defeating the Denver Broncos, 34-13, in a Sunday afternoon game played at in Inglewood last weekend. With the loss, the Broncos record fell...

  • Ohio State puts up historical numbers in Rose Bowl victory

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jan 6, 2022

    Ohio State Sophomore tight end Gee Scott, Jr. said it best after the game, "Historic! Historic!" In a game that scored enough points to satisfy any offensive minded football fan, the 108th Rose Bowl game dazzled with fireworks above the stadium and enthralled with fireworks on the field. Ohio State delivered the last blow when kicker Noah Ruggles made a 19-yard game-winning field goal with nine seconds remaining, giving No. 6 Ohio State the last blow in a 48-45 slugfest over No. 10 Utah....

  • Analytics foil Chargers against Chiefs

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jan 6, 2022

    The Chargers proved once again last week at SoFi Stadium that a bird in the hand is better than two in the bush. Analytics failed the Chargers in their game against the Chiefs last week. They passed up several field goal opportunities hoping to score touchdowns and unfortunately, they came away with no points. The Los Angeles Chargers' fate was sealed with one overtime coin flip. Justin Herbert had outplayed Patrick Mahomes, and until the last 7:45 seconds in the game, the Chargers had limited t...

  • Culver City Begins Work on Mobile Crisis Intervention Program

    Jan 6, 2022

    Culver City has started work on a mobile crisis intervention program, designed to help individuals experiencing mental health, behavioral health and homelessness in the city. A city panel has selected Critical Responses in Supportive Integrated Services (C.R.I.S.I.S.) Consulting to develop an alternative crisis program – which reinforces the city’s commitment to reimagining public safety. City officials said C.R.I.S.I.S. Consulting has developed similar alternative crisis programs thr...

  • Learn to Square Dance

    Jan 6, 2022

    Tired of sitting home? Want to get out and meet people again? Square dancing is a wonderful opportunity to move aerobically to music, while having a lot of fun and making new friends. A new square dance class with a live caller/instructor will begin on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 at the Veterans Memorial Building in Culver City. Square dancing does not require any special musical or athletic talent. If you can walk and shake hands, you can square dance. Dress casually and wear comfortable shoes. Come as a single person or as a couple. We have ex...

  • FeedCulver Announces Long-Term Commitment to Fighting Local Food Insecurity

    Jan 6, 2022

    When the pandemic struck in 2020, a team of Culver City leaders began a bold, innovative plan that has been a lifeline for both food-insecure residents and local restaurants. Dubbed FeedCulver, the group began purchasing meals from local restaurants and developing an infrastructure to deliver those meals to families who had been adversely impacted by the pandemic. In the past 20 months, the group has provided more than 65,000 meals to those who are food insecure. After almost two years of providing free, hot meals from local restaurants to...

  • Boy Scouts Sell Christmas Trees

    Jan 6, 2022

    Despite the fires and the drought, Christmas trees arrived in Santa Monica on time this year. Jerry's Liquor Store's parking lot has been transformed into an urban forest of Christmas trees. And for a few dollars, you can take one home yourself. That's right, a good old fashioned Christmas tree lot run by local boy scouts, right here in Santa Monica. Featuring Oregon grown trees! For about the 50th year, Boy Scout Troop 2 is conducting a Christmas Tree sale. "These kids are really terrific. So...

  • Flight Cancellations Across US

    Jan 6, 2022

    By Wire services and Observer Staff On Thursday, United and Delta announced more than 1000 more cancellations due to rain and staff shortages tied to the omicron variant of COVID-19. Some of the cancellations are as late as January 14, 2022. Some passengers have been sleeping in airport for days, in order to standby for a flight West Coast airports have been hard hit. Sea Tac Airport, an Alaska Airlines hub, cancelled 1000 flights through the middle of January It started on Christmas Eve, when...

  • Golf Courses to Become Housing

    Jan 6, 2022
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    By Observer Staff A bill now pending in the California State legislature proposes to convert the State's municipal and public golf courses into affordable housing. AB 672, authored by Christina Garcia (D_Bell Gardens) also provides $50 million in state subsidies to developers to help redevelop the golf courses into affordable housing. Locally, Penmar Golf Course in Venice and Rancho Park Golf Course in WLA are municipal golf courses. The Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades is privately...

  • LAX Pups

    Jan 6, 2022

    By Sarah Storkin, Observer Staff Writer Therapy dogs dressed in Christmas outfits helped 200,000 passengers a day pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the holiday period, reports the @LAXPups project. "Happy "Howl"idays from our @LAXPUPS," says a tweet from the dogs. Or someone with fingers associated with them. The dogs are named "Serjio, Mia, Mason and Ellie. If you are flying this holiday season, look out for them greeting guests in the terminals. #LAX #LAXPups. LAX airport...

  • Local Briefs

    Jan 6, 2022

    LA County Expands Testing Sites The L.A. County Department of Health Services announced that it is moving to deliver an "urgent expansion" of the county's free testing services. This as long lines have formed at most testing sites, during a major expansion in the number of people testing positive for Covid. As part of the expansion, the county brought back the Holiday Home Test Collection Program, which offers residents free at-home nasal swab tests if they have COVID-19 symptoms or if they've b...

  • Malibu Campground Flooded

    Jan 6, 2022

    Crews rescued about 50 campers in Malibu as they became trapped by an overflowing creek near Leo Carrillo State Park Thursday morning, fire officials said. Crews rescued about 50 campers in Malibu as they became trapped by an overflowing creek near Leo Carrillo State Park Thursday morning, fire officials said. Rescue crews were stationed in the middle of the campground in knee-deep water and used boats to navigate around the site to make sure everyone was accounted for. The Los Angeles County...

  • Overlooked Stories of 2021

    Jan 6, 2022

    By David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer I asked Phil Brock what he thought were important overlooked local stories. His reply: I'm not sure about "overlooked." But I believe underplayed in some quarters are the continued illegal and criminal activity with the hot dog/corn/fruit vendors at the Santa Monica Pier. And the detrimental impacts of the 8,895 housing units now being constructed, to meet the State's RHNA requirements. On the other hand, I would note that no high rises were discussed or...

  • Rain, Mudflows Cause Havoc

    Jan 6, 2022

    by David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer 12/30/21:Los Angeles County is experiencing its heaviest rainstorm since 2016. Over 6 inches of rain have fallen in some areas of the County in the last week. Several roads or highways have been closed due to mud, snow and ice. The SMFD reported Thursday at 1 pm, that it was responding to a Flood Incident in the 2900 Block of Main Street. "Avoid the area, possible delays, hazards," said the SMFD tweet. Due to a mudslide, CalTrans has close the Northbound...

  • USC'S COCKRELL NAMED AN NCAA TODAY'S TOP 10 AWARD WINNER

    Jan 6, 2022

    LOS ANGELES – Olympian and 2021 NCAA 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles champion Anna Cockrell has been named an NCAA To- day’s Top 10 Award winner, one of 10 recognized outstanding senior student-athletes from the previous academic year over all divisions, it was announced by the NCAA today (Jan. 10). . Cockrell, a 12-time All-American, represented USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and reached the finals of the women’s 400m hurdles. She finished third in the event at the U.S. Olympic Trials by breaking...

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