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Thirty Seventh Congressional District, Current Vote Standings

The top 2 vote getters will advance to a runoff in the November general election. Sydney Kamlager (Party Preference: DEM) 24,354 43.0% Daniel W. Lee (Party Preference: DEM) 9,270 16.4% Sandra Mendoza...

 

City Council Okays Language of Ballot Measure to Lower Voting Age to 16

When Culver City voters go the polls this November, they will most likely have to decide whether or not to allow 16- and 17-year-old residents to vote in future local elections. The Culver City...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 9, 2022

Angel City Win is Costly

Angel City FC received the worst possible news on Monday, June 13. The club confirmed that team leader and forward Christen Press sustained a season-ending ACL injury in the 63rd minute at Racing...

 

Kamlager Perry to Face Off in November

At press time State Senator Sydney Kamlager and former Los Angeles city Councilwoman Jan Perry appears in unofficial result to hold one the two spots on the general election ballot for the seat Rep. K...

 

Jeff Gillette Succumbs

With profound sadness, we relay the news that past president of the Exchange Club Jeff Gillette has passed away after a long illness. Jeff Gillette was a big part of our club as he co -chaired and...

 

Sister Pauline MacDonald RSHM

November 22, 1942 - May 22, 2022 A Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for 58 years, Sister Pauline "Mitzi" MacDonald died on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the age of 79, in Orange, California, after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. One of two...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 9, 2022

Culver City high school cross country creates a balance program

In the very competitive world of high school athletics the Culver City high school cross-country program has managed to put together a competitive team while balancing a solid program and maintaining...

 

The best is yet to come for the Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers are still one of the best teams in baseball despite their recent slump. They have yet to play their best baseball. They currently have the second-best record in the National...

 

CCHS Softball

While playing mostly infield for the Culver City high school girls softball team, the sure-handed Evann McDowell was named to the All-CIF Division 4 softball team this week. She had the second...

 

Cooper Kupp signs three-year extension with Rams

Wide receiver Cooper Kupp has signed a three-year contract extension with the Rams, keeping him under contract in Los Angeles through the 2026 season. In 2021, Kupp became the NFL's fourth receiving "triple crown" winner since the 1970 merger after...

 

Dan O'Brien Venue Change

MAPLE BLOCK 3973 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City Across Washington Place from Tito's Tacos *Same time - Thursday June 9th 7pm* Unfortunately, a reservation SNAFU at Rush Street had us double-booked with an Amazon private party for the back patio at Rush...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 9, 2022

Pride Night with Angel City FC

Love at the Banc. Angel City FC celebrated Pride Night in front of 16,739 fans on a Tuesday night, playing to a 0-0 scoreless draw against the Houston Dash. ACFC's defense returned to form against...

 

"Top Gun" Eddy Alvarez sped onto the field with all the firepower of the Dodgers team to challenge the Mets

The Dodgers finished up the four-game series split with the Mets on Sunday at Dodger Stadium with an extra-innings 5-4 loss, but the highlight was the debut of Eddy Alvarez at third base. He got two...

 

Police Nab Suspect in 2 Residential Burglaries

Culver City police this week arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with two residential burglaries in the Lindberg Park neighborhood. The burglaries occurred in the early morning hours of May 31,...

 

LAKERS ANNOUNCE 2022-23 PRESEASON SCHEDULE PRESENTED BY DELTA AIR LINES

The Los Angeles Lakers announced today the team’s preseason schedule for the 2022- 23 season. The Lakers will open preseason on Monday, October 3 in Los Angeles at Crypto.com Arena versus the Sacramento Kings. Los Angeles will then head to Las...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 9, 2022

Happy Pride Month from Catholics for Choice

Dear Editor, Happy Pride Month! As a Catholic woman who came out very publicly in a very Catholic space fifteen years ago, I learned the transformative impact of being proud of your queerness and...

 

Los Angeles Chargers Preseason Schedule Update

The Los Angeles Chargers today announced an update to the date and time of the team’s Preseason Week 3 contest at New Orleans. The Bolts will now play the Saints on Fri., Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. PT. All three preseason games will be televised on CBS2...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 9, 2022

Angel City Takes First Road Loss

One quarter of the 2022 NWSL season is already in the books for Angel City FC. The first-year club started off with an ideal 3-1 record but have suddenly lost consecutive games for the first time,...

 

The Last Pastrami Sandwich

An apparent victim of Covid and Postmates, as Izzy's is now for lease. By David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer Oy gevalt. Izzy's restaurant, which used to sport optimistic signs saying, "See you...

 

Alec Baldwin Comments on Workplace Safety

After video of a bloody brawl between a passenger and United Airlines employee surfaced on social media, Baldwin "raised many eyebrows" when he reportedly commented on a "Shade Room Instagram video...

 

LA City Council Wants to Ban Homeless Encampments 500 Feet from Schools

The Los Angeles City Council this week supported a proposal by five council members to amend the city's law against homeless encampments in certain areas of the city to extend to within 500 feet of...

 

Culver City Community March for Gun Free School Zones June 11

Culver City will host two community marches next Saturday that will focus on keeping school zones gun free and advocating for gun violence prevention. Families, teachers, students and community...

 

Radical Plan to Save the USPO

By Chuck Levin To save, preserve and expand the United States Postal Service requires making the post office a national priority. Plus, first firing Louis de Joy. Now that the dysfunctional board...

 

Ritz the Cat Returns After 16 Years

(USA TODAY) Sixteen years ago, Jason McKenry's 2-year-old gray tabby escaped from his Delaware apartment. And McKenry thought he would never see Ritz again. Then this week, he got a text. Ritz had...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 9, 2022

LIFTING CHILDREN OUT OF POVERTY

Dear Editor, We have the means, all that is lacking is the political will. Providing low-income California families with $2,000 per child will give the next generation of children a fighting chance....

 

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