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Apple Plans to Expand Culver City Workforce by 3,000 Employees

Apple has announced it plans to add 3000 employees to its Culver City team and expand its "state-of-the-art campus with additional space" for these new hires. "Apple's investment in Culver City shows...

 

Governor Newsom to Face Recall

California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley N. Weber Announces Threshold Hs been met to Trigger Recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. Signature Withdrawal Period. The valid signatures in the 10th report are...

 

City Council Okays Public Safety Oversight Committee, Crisis Intervention Program 'Hero Pay' Mandate Also Approved

The City Council met this week to review and discuss anew the consultants' recommendations to advance racial equity and social justice in public safety in Culver City. After a seven-hour hearing on...

 

School Board to Choose Firm on May 4 to Conduct Superintendent Search

The CCUSD Board of Education will meet next Tuesday, May 4, to choose an executive search firm that will find a replacement for the retiring Supt. Leslie Lockhart. On April 13, Lockhart announced...

 

AMCS to Honor Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital at Annual Spring Celebration for Mental Health

Airport Marina Counseling Service's (AMCS) 17th annual "Spring into Well-Being” Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 5 p.m. via Zoom. The event will celebrate the success of our 2021 Champion of Mental Health Cedars-Sinai Marina...

 

CCHS Booster Club to host Fundraising Event

The past twelve months have been a challenge for everyone, including the student athletes at Culver City High School and the organization that supports them, the Booster Club. Centaur teams left the field of play in March 2020 and the wildly popular...

 

Transforming Pain into Empowerment Through POPS Clubs

It’s hard enough being a teenager navigating the bridge between childhood and adulthood while acclimating to a pandemic, school shutdowns, remote learning, and all the attendant anxiety of these...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    April 29, 2021

Chargers 2021 mock NFL draft

Unlike last season, the Los Angeles Chargers did not enter the 2021 NFL draft with the need for a quarterback of the future, due to the selection of quarterback Justin Herbert in the first round last year. Herbert, the offensive Rookie of the Year...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 29, 2021

LAFC and Seattle play to a tie

In this case, the 1-1 draw between Los Angeles Football Club and the Seattle Sounders was a fitting result at Banc of California Stadium last Saturday afternoon, April 24. It was only the second tie...

 

LA SPARKS ANNOUNCE 2021 PRESEASON SCHEDULE

The three-time WNBA champion Los Angeles Sparks announced today the two-game preseason schedule for the 2021 WNBA season, a home-and-home with the Las Vegas Aces. LA will first travel to Las Vegas on May 2 and play the Aces in a scrimmage at 12 p.m....

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 29, 2021

Bruins continue their quest to win the Pac-12

The 2nd-ranked UCLA Bruins continued in their quest to win the 2021 PAC-12 Softball Championship outright, taking three of four games from the 4th-ranked Washington Huskies this past weekend at...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 29, 2021

Brooke Henderson wins at Wilshire Country Club

The clear winners on late Saturday afternoon under the Hollywood sign were Brooke Henderson and her fellow LPGA members. Henderson shot a pair of 67's on the weekend to win the 2021 LPGA Premia LA Ope...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    April 29, 2021

Culver City's Greatest of All-Time

The entertainment world had Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. The sports world has Tom Brady and Michael Jordan, and Culver City high school has Zevi Eckhaus. Obviously is not logical to compare a...

 

Dodgers waiting for utility player Zach McKinstry to return, after an injury sent him to rehabilitation

The Dodgers came storming out of the gate this season with the support of rookie sensation, utility-player Zach McKinstry until he, unfortunately, suffered a right oblique strain retroactive April 22...

 

LA Kings veteran forward Jeff Carter was traded to Pittsburgh, now they are leaders in the East Division

It's been two weeks since LA Kings veteran forward Jeff Carter was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a third-round draft pick in 2022 and a fourth-rounder in 2023 and the Penguins are continuing...

 

FeedCulver Celebrates First Anniversary

Since Then the Effort Has Served Up Almost 40,000 Meals to Help Food-Insecure Families, Local Restaurants –When the pandemic struck early last year, a team of Culver City leaders sprang into action with a bold, innovative plan that has been a...

 

SMMUSD Tells Panel Separation Petition Would Cause 'Irreparable Harm' to Kids

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer Representatives from the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District and the local community argued at Saturday’s hearing on the City of Malibu’s separation petition that splitting the district would create...

 

Local Briefs

City Prepares for Riots That Don’t Happen A jury convicted Derek Chauvin last Tuesday for the death of George Floyd. In an abundance of caution, Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrook delivered a message addressing concerns of possible civil...

 

SMMUSD Rejects Latest Proposal from Malibu; Separation Hearing Tomorrow Malibu proposed county body or third party negotiate financial agreement

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Board of Education on Friday morning voted 5-2 to reject the latest City of Malibu counter proposal on “unification” or separation. This latest offer would have...

 

Men in Black

By David Ganezer Have you ever wished that you could be recruited by the Men in Black? This story is about a guy who actually was. One day in 2001, Mansour Jabbaar (M.J.) George was strolling through the Topanga Canyon mall when he was stopped by a...

 

Culver City High Gets Top Ranking in U.S. News' Best Schools Survey

Culver City High School has been recognized as one of the best high schools in California, according to a new ranking by U.S. News and World Report. Culver High was ranked #240 among more than 2600...

 

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