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Articles from the January 16, 2020 edition

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Shooting at Homeless Encampment Leaves One Dead

Culver City leaders drew the ire of residents this week following the deadly shooting at a homeless encampment on Venice Boulevard. Culver City and Los Angeles police received a call shortly before 1...

 
 By George Laase    News    January 16, 2020

Service Clubs Work Together

Last Saturday morning, at La Ballona Elementary School, a group of local volunteers from the various local service clubs, including, the Exchange Club, the Lions Club, the Culver City Rotary, the...

 

Culver City Sweeps Hawthorne

Last Friday, all four Varsity teams beat the Hawthorne Cardinals to sweep the competition. Boys Basketball won 88-22 and are now in sole-possession of first-place as Santa Monica beat Beverly 76-64 in Ocean League action. The Lady Centaurs won their...

 

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Culver City

Culver City will remember and celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr this weekend on what would have been his 91st birthday. Entitled Remembering King the event begins on Monday, January 20 a...

 

Culver City to Begin Homeless Count

The Culver City Homelessness Committee is seeking volunteers for the 2020 Homelessness Count, which will place Wednesday, Jan. 22 beginning at 8 p.m. Culver City’s Homeless Count is being conducted in coordination with the Los Angeles Homeless...

 

Drug Overdoses on the Rise

In the United States the number of deaths from drug overdoses has more than doubled in the last 16 years. Prevention magazine published a report October 2017 stating more than 52,000 Americans died...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    January 16, 2020

Will Disappointing Season Lead to Charger Changes?

While much of the early off-season discussion regarding the Los Angeles Chargers has involved quarterback Philip Rivers, there needs to be an equal amount of discussion revolving around the defensive...

 

Trojan Men's Basketball Has Enough Talent to Make a Difference

Talented players and good coaching creates a winning combination most of the time. In the case of the USC men's basketball team it appears that combination is putting the Trojans in a position to stay...

 

Centaurs Basketball off to Strong Season Start

After winning two down-to-the-wire games in the opening week of the 2019-20 Ocean League, Culver City High boys basketball is tied for first place with defending champion Beverly Hills High. The...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    January 16, 2020

Chargers Icon Antonio Gates Announces Retirement

Tight end Antonio Gates of the Chargers has announced his retirement from the NFL. Gates played 16 years with the Chargers, starting in 2003 and ending in 2018. Gates sat out the 2019 season as an...

 

Police Arrest Mall Slasher

Culver City Police have arrested Joshua Ebow of Los Angeles in connection with 2 recent stabbings at the Westfield Culver City Mall. Ebow was booked last week on two counts of assault with a deadly...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    January 16, 2020

Cheated on Property Tax Bill

Dear Editor, I just want to put this on paper, how I was cheated out of $189. on my property tax for this year, 2019, which I already paid in full. I live in a condo; on my garage cork board was an...

 

Former Centaur Star Alex Smith Played in the Rose Bowl

Culver City high school's football program has been successful for many years and especially the last few years. The football team has reached three consecutive CIF semifinal games and they won the...

 

Transparent California Reveals Cost of Top Brass at City Hall

The Culver City Jewish War Veterans Post 617 mentioned in a recent newsletter the USS Arizona is in a bad state of repair and will remain closed indefinite. Have you ever head of Cloud Break Communiti...

 

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