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Underground Explosion Forces Closure of Sepulveda Blvd.

A section of Sepulveda Boulevard was closed to traffic last Monday following reports of an underground explosion. The Culver City Police Department this week said there was an underground electrical...

 

Police Nab Suspect in Connection With Stabbing on Culver City Bus

Culver City police have arrested a Long Beach man who allegedly stabbed a passenger on Culver City Bus and also attempted to rob a customer at Trader Joe’s on Tuesday afternoon. On May 31, around 4:...

 

2 Hospitalized Following Shooting at Washington Boulevard Bar

Two people were hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a man opened fire inside a Culver City bar last Saturday night. The shooting took place around 10:50 p.m. on May 28 at the bar located on the...

 

Meet the Candidate

At the Thursday June 9th meeting of Protect Culver City, city council candidate Dan O’Brien will be appearing to meet the people. He will be taking questions. The meeting will take place at7pm @at...

 

County Vote Centers at All Nine LACCD Colleges For Primary Election

All nine colleges of the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) will serve as official in-person Vote Center locations operated by the Los Angeles County Registrar- Record/County Clerk Office for eligible voters to cast ballots in the...

 

First Lady of the United States Will Provide Keynote Speech at Class of 2022 Commencement for Los Angeles City College

The First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, Ed.D., is making a special appearance as the keynote speaker for the Los Angeles City College Commencement Ceremony on June . The event begins at 5...

 

Mary Elizabeth Trepany

Betty Trepany, 98, longtime resident of Santa Monica, was born in Detroit to George and Elizabeth McClellan. After graduating from high school, she entered the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary convent in Monroe, Mich. She realized...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 2, 2022

Family culture continues to keep UCLA softball on top

UCLA softball is a super program. A dynasty. They are headed back to the College Softball World Series for the seventh time in a row. For the past 40 years the program has been one of the best in the...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    June 2, 2022

Chargers add depth on defense with three free agent signings

After adding two cornerbacks, one safety and one defensive tackle through the NFL draft, it would have been easy to assume that the Los Angeles Chargers were done accruing talent on the defensive side of the ball. After all, they had added three...

 

USC Women's Volleyball Adds Transfers Kelli Barry and Kalyah Williams

The USC women’s volleyball team will add graduate transfers Kelli Barry (Manhattan Beach, Calif./Mira Costa HS) and Kalyah Williams (Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly HS) to its fall 2022 roster...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 2, 2022

Angel City losses a tough one against New York

To play soccer is to suffer. Angel City FC had a packed crowd of 18,784 at Banc of California Stadium on the edge of their seats with a sustained offensive blitz late in the second half but came up...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 2, 2022

Culver City girls track team steps up once again

People say you should save your best for the last performance. That’s just what the Culver City girls track team did when they competed against some of the top track and field athletes in the...

 

3 Girls Overdose on Fentanyl

By Stan Greene Three young women found unresponsive, in apparent fentanyl overdose in Santa Monica Tuesday night 5.25: Three young women found unresponsive in apparent fentanyl overdose in Santa Monica. A large number of police and fire fighters...

 

Local Briefs

Sheriff on the Beach The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. will conduct enhanced patrols starting Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day at all L.A. County beaches from Playa Del Rey to Malibu. County beaches such as Santa Monica are patrolled both...

 

Parking Structure Demolition

By Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff Writer May 26, 2022 - Property owners surrounding the former downtown Santa Monica parking structure 3 noticed that the lights attached to the building were permanently shut off on Tuesday evening, May 10, by...

 

Rick Crocker Memorial 5K Run

"Two Marines killed, several wounded. I was hesitant to write about this, however, it's the reality of this place. Everyone in the battalion is getting through this." - Ricardo Crocker, in one of his...

 

Stolen Money Orders

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer U.S. Postal Service employee Dewayne Morris Sr. and his son and namesake were charged in federal court with multiple felony counts of bank fraud and conspiracy in...

 

Baby Formula Shortage

Associated Press 5.27.22 The baby formula shortage took a dramatic turn for the worse last week, according to data on 130,000 stores across the US. Out-of-stock rates spiked to 70% nationally for the...

 

VA Accused of building baseball stadiums instead of veteran housing

. LOS ANGELES - (KTTV) Navy veteran Michael Williams came back from the Gulf War decades ago but says he feels like he's still fighting. "We are a small group of people fighting the rich," Williams told KTTV. He showed us the tiny home he now lives...

 

Not to be missed, the landing of Hayward and Eubanks

Two concerts that you don't want to miss will be landing at the Saban Theatre. Justin Hayward on June 7th and Bob Eubanks presents Backstage with the Beatles on June 10th. Having chalked up over...

 

"OPC" Yeah you know us

The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC) will celebrate 25 successful seasons with a Benefit Gala to be directed and produced by OPC Artistic Director Robert Egan at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver...

 

Helping Your Children Deal with School Shootings

By Baylor College of Medicine After countless school shootings, parents and children are terrified and confused. Parents and guardians struggle with explaining the terror to their children, while...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 2, 2022

California Should Use Its Massive Surplus To Lift Children Out Of Poverty With Direct Cash Payments

Dear Editor, The recently-expired monthly federal Child Tax Credit payments cut child poverty dramatically in California by over 33%.1 California has an opportunity now to step in and keep those...

 

Artemis at The Broad Stage Main Stage

When: Saturday, June 4 at 7:30pm Tickets Start at $50 Box office at 1310 11th St. Santa Monica CA 90401 A multi-generational and globe-spanning supergroup of six female jazz greats, ARTEMIS,...

 

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