Articles from the July 13, 2023 edition


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  • She Got Next, empowering girls to shine in basketball and beyond

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jul 13, 2023

    Basketball has always been a game of skill, passion, and determination. Traditionally, male athletes have dominated the sport, but times are changing. In a world increasingly focused on gender equality and empowerment, programs like "She Got Next" are paving the way for a new generation of talented female basketball players. Designed exclusively for girls between 10 and 17, this transformative camp held last Saturday at Los Angeles Trade Tech College brought together 52 aspiring athletes nationwide. With a focus on ball handling, shooting, cond...

  • Los Angeles Rams Announce Training Camp Schedule At UC Irvine

    Jul 13, 2023

    The Los Angeles Rams will host their 2023 Training Camp, presented by UNIFY Financial Credit Union, at the University of California, Irvine from July 25 – August 8. The team will host 7 practices that will be free and open to the general public. Fans can register to attend open Training Camp practices at therams.com/trainingcamp. 2023 Rams Training Camp Schedule DATES TIMES Saturday, July 29 Gates Open: 2:45 p.m. Practice Start: 4:25 p.m. Practice Ends: 6:25 p.m. Monday, July 31 Gates Open: 3...

  • No luck in LaLa land for the Sparks

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Jul 13, 2023

    The WNBA season has hit its midseason point and if I had to use a phrase to describe the Los Angeles Sparks season so far it would be bad luck is a real thing. The Sparks came into this season with hopes of returning to the WNBA playoffs for the first time since 2020, but injuries and illnesses are making it tough. All of Los Angeles' key players have missed time during some part of the season and some of those players continue to be out. Forward Katie Lou Samuelson has missed every game due to...

  • Dodgers To Open 2024 Season In Seoul, South Korea

    Jul 13, 2023

    Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced today that the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres will open the 2024 regular season with two games in Seoul, South Korea on March 20 and 21, 2024. The two-game set will be a home-and home series and the contests will represent the first ever regular season games in Korea. "We can't wait to play meaningful Major League games for the very first time in front of the outstanding baseball fans of South Korea next...

  • Move to Extend Rental Registry Deadline Fails

    Stephen Hadland, Editor & Publisher|Jul 13, 2023

    The city council voted not to extend registration by landlords for a 90 day extension on rental registration deadline Monday night. Both, with McMorrin noting that there was already a 30 day grace period in place for those who did not file by July 31. Council members Dan O'Brien and Goran Eriksson (attending by phone) voted in favor of giving the landlords more time. With a two- two tie, the vote failed. Mayor Albert Vera, Jr. recused himself from voting on the item. And turned that portion of...

  • Ureno Receives Degree From Georgia Tech

    Jul 13, 2023

    Brandon Ureno of Culver City, CA, has earned a Master of Science in Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Ureno was among more than 5,300 undergraduate and graduate students to be presented Georgia Tech degrees during the Institute's 264th Commencement exercises May 5 - 6, 2023, at Bobby Dodd Stadium. The Georgia Institute of Technology, or Georgia Tech, is one of the top public research universities in the U.S., developing leaders who advance technology and...

  • Patricia Ann Baker September 3, 1939-May 28, 2023

    Jul 13, 2023

    Patricia Ann Baker, aka Pat Pallas, passed away peacefully at her daughter Laura’s home in Culver City surrounded by her three children, one of her grandsons, and her two beloved Dachshunds. She is survived by her three children Ken Pallas, Laura Singer, Lisa Kneebone and her two grandsons Ryan Pallas and Blake Kneebone. Born September 3, 1939 in Chicago Illinois Patricia came to Culver City with her mother in the late 1950’s. She attended Culver City High School and graduated in 1957. She was m...

  • Culver City basketball coaches discover the fountain of youth

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Jul 13, 2023

    Culver City schools and especially the high school has never been known for boys' basketball, but the tide may be turning if the high school can make another run deep into the CIF and State playoffs. The girls high school team under the direction of coach Julian Anderson has produced championship and winning programs for the past 16 years but not the boys. Last season (2022-23) the boys' team took a giant step into the category of respectability. The boys' team, under the direction of head coach...

  • LA CLIPPERS ANNOUNCE SUMMER LEAGUE ROSTER

    Jul 13, 2023

    The LA Clippers have announced their roster for NBA 2K24 Summer League 2023 in Las Vegas, which takes place Friday, July 7, through Monday, July 17. Led by coach Dahntay Jones, the Summer League team will feature Clippers draft choices Kobe Brown (30th overall) and Jordan Miller (48th overall), along with returning Clippers Moussa Diabaté, Jason Preston, Xavier Moon and Keaton Wallace. The first Summer League media availability for the Clippers will be held at Honey Training Center on...

  • Quake Rattles Westside

    Jul 13, 2023

    Widespread shaking was reported from a magnitude 3.8 earthquake early Sunday morning off the coast of Southern California. The quake at about 2:30 a.m. was centered about 13.5 miles south of Malibu, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The magnitude was initially reported at 4.1 magnitude but was later downgraded. No major damage has been reported. Shaking was reported in Malibu, Santa Monica, other coastal communities, West Los Angeles, Culver City, the LA basin and in parts of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties....

  • 2023 Fiesta La Ballona Vendor Applications Now Open

    Jul 13, 2023

    The application process to include all vendors, food and non-food, with one application process. We appreciate everyone interested in being a part of this wonderful Culver City Community Event; however, we expect more submissions in each category than we can accommodate. City staff and/or Fiesta La Ballona Committee Members will use the following transparent and inclusive screening & selection criteria: consideration for Culver City based organizations and businesses. minimizing duplication of...

  • Jul 13, 2023

    The FBI's Los Angeles Field Office is raising public awareness about elder fraud schemes, which have increased in recent years, and is announcing charges against two men who were arrested June 28, for allegedly targeting elderly victims. In 2022, adults over the age 60 reported 88,262 complaints to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center, with a total loss of $3.1 billion. This represents an 84% increase in losses as compared to losses reported in 2021. The average loss per victim was more...

  • Summer Sunset Concert Series Returns

    Jul 13, 2023

    After cancelation for several years due to the pandemic it's time to celebrate summer in beautiful Downtown Culver City! The City is pleased to present a new music series on Thursday evenings beginning on July 27th at 7 PM in Town Plaza at the Culver Steps. The free, family friendly series will run every Thursday evening until August 31st. The performer line-up will be announced soon but mark your calendars now to make sure you don't miss the fun. The event is produced by the City of Culver...

  • Movies in the Park

    Jul 13, 2023

    July is Parks Make Life Better! Month when we celebrate the essential benefits of parks and recreation throughout the state of California. Culver City Parks, Recreation & Community Services is celebrating with movies in the park on Saturday nights all month long! Next date: Saturday, July 08, 2023 | 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM July 8, 2023 - Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle at Syd Kronenthal Park July 15, 2023 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone at Veterans Memorial Park July 22, 2023 - Guardians of...

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