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Culver City Receives $26.6 Million Homekey Grant to Convert Motels into Housing for the Homeless

Culver City was recently awarded a $26.6 million Project Homekey grant from the State of California for the acquisition, rehabilitation, and operation of two motels on Sepulveda Boulevard. Combined, the motel repurpose projects will create 39...

 

L.A. Marathon

Runners in the 37th annual Los Angeles Marathon runners heading down Sepulveda Blvd. Delvine Meringor of Kenya has won the women's race, and John Korir of Kenya has won the men's race. Korir also won...

 

Plans for 3-Story Office Building Need Some Tweaking, Says Planning

Development plans for a proposed 3-story office building at the corner of Washington Boulevard and West Adams will have to be tweaked in order for the project to move forward. So said the Planning...

 

Armed Robbery Suspect Nabbed at Culver City Mall

Culver City police have arrested a 22-year-old man who allegedly robbed another man at gunpoint in the local mall’s parking structure last week. Mathew Loera who has an extensive arrest history was...

 

CC Police Seeking 4 Men Who Robbed Gas Station at Gunpoint

Culver City police are seeking the public's help to identify four men who robbed a Shell gas station at gunpoint last week. Culver City police officers were called just after 11:45 a.m. Friday to the...

 

Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health cautions residents who are planning to visit the below Los Angeles County beaches to avoid swimming, surfing, and playing in ocean waters: ...

 

Former Culver High Grad Thomas Killed in Bike Accident

The family of Thomas "Tom" Ron Thomas sadly announces his passing on February 26 after a traumatic bicycle accident. Tom is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ann; daughters: Katie, husband Mike...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2022

Property Tax Levies Increase 6% Statewide

The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21 Annual Report, which reported that the total net statewide county-assessed property value was $7.1 trillion,...

 

Hot Prowl' Burglary Suspect Arrested by Culver City Police

The burglary was reported on March 5 around 6:40 a.m. at a residence in the 4400 Block of Vinton Avenue, according to the Culver City Police Department. The victim told police officers she was...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 24, 2022

Culver City high school teams shine in the spring time

Spring and hot weather are in the air and for several Culver City high school athletic teams that means they are heating up with the weather. The boy's baseball team, girl's lacrosse and boy's...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    March 24, 2022

Culver City Track and Field teams continue to dominate competition

The four Culver City high school track and field teams continue to prove that they are some of the best in Southern California. In the dual meets, the tri meets and the prestigious invitational...

 

Rep. Bass Secures Millions to Combat Homelessness, Support Community Safety

Last week, President Joe Biden signed legislation into law, which included millions of dollars secured by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) to combat homelessness, support community safety efforts, and...

 

Average Price of Gas in LA County $6 a Gallon

Wire Services Prices have gone up for 24 days in a row in Los Angeles County as of Friday morning, with the average price for a gallon of regular gasoline now $5.908. 3.18.22: The price of a barrel of oil has fallen about 20% from its recent high of...

 

Kyiv Zoo Declares Emergency

Ukrainsky Pravda The XII Months Contact Zoo, located in the village of Demydiv in the Kyiv region, has requested a humanitarian corridor to supply food to the wards and evacuate transportable...

 

LAUSD Takes Masks Off

By Sarah Storkin 3.18.22 The Los Angeles Unified School District announced today a deal with the United Teachers of Los Angeles Union, to end its indoor mask mandate effective next Wednesday, March 23. LAUSD has been one of the few SoCal districts...

 

Local Briefs

Miramar Redevelopment Approved The California Coastal Commission has signed off on a revised plan to redevelop the century-old Fairmont Miramar Hotel on Wilshire and Ocean Avenue. The State’s coastline regulator approved a proposal by the Athens...

 

Rick Jacobs Affair Scuttles Garcetti Appointment

By David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was nominated as US Ambassador to India six months ago, but his appointment has been held up by the Jacobs Affair Naomi Seligman is LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's former...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2022

Municidal City Council Demolishes Parking Structure

Melissa Toomim, Candidate for Congress On Monday, March 14, 2022, the City of Santa Monica began the process of tearing down Parking Structure 3 in downtown Santa Monica. Santa Monica Bayside Owners A...

 

Parking Structure 3 Haunts City

By Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff Writer Photo: Santa Monica Bayside Owners Association is appealing the decision to close and demolish the garage 3.18.22: The City of Santa Monica prevailed against local business owners in its goal to demolish...

 

Ukraine Rally in Santa Monica

3.15.22 (AP) Members of the Ukrainian-American diaspora and their supporters marched through the streets of Santa Monica on Saturday, March 12, in the latest Southern California protest condemning...

 

Terminator vs. Putin

By Stan Greene Observer Staff Writer "Denazify Ukraine? This is not true. Ukraine is a country with a Jewish president, a Jewish president I might add whose father’s three brothers were all murdered by the Nazis" Actor and former California...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 24, 2022

Angel City FC - Ready to Debut

Boldly emblazoned on the AngelCity.com website: "Day 1: It all starts now." The countdown is over as Angel City Football Club is ready to make its debut on the pitch this Saturday, March 19, against...

 

Like father, like son.

Los Angeles Kings forward Brendan Lemieux is a chip off the old block. His dad, Claude, a four-time Stanley Cup champion, was a skillful offensive threat and also a notorious pest and agitator. But...

 

A Complicated Hope

Kentwood Players presents a staged reading of A COMPLICATED HOPE, an original play by John Mabey on Sunday, March 27, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    March 24, 2022

Angel City FC Takes Off

Angel City Football Club has landed! ACFC and San Diego Wave Fútbol Club's long-awaited debut was a big hit with the packed crowd at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Stadium, Saturday night. The result...

 

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