Articles from the June 20, 2024 edition


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  • Jrue Holiday wins the 2024 NBA Title with the Boston Celtics

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jun 20, 2024

    UCLS Athletics Department Contributed to this story. Former UCLA guard Jrue Holiday helped lead the Boston Celtics to the 2024 NBA Championship on Monday night, as the Celtics won the title in five games in a best-of-seven game series against the Dallas Mavericks at TD Garden in Boston. Holiday scored 15 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the 106-88 win over the Mavericks in that final game. The championship was the 18th in Boston Celtics history, giving them an 18-17 edge over the Los Angeles...

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    Jun 20, 2024

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  • Angel City FC secures signature win at home

    Malia Metcalfe, Sports Reporter|Jun 20, 2024

    In a thrilling midweek match celebrating Pride Night, Angel City FC emerged victorious over Racing Louisville with a final score of 3-2. The game was a back-and-forth battle from the start, with both teams creating opportunities and keeping fans on the edge of their seats. The first goal of the night came from Angel City 17-year old rookie Kennedy Fuller, who capitalized on an assist by defender Madison Curry to put her team up 1-0 in the 17th minute. It was her first professional goal scored an...

  • Los Angeles Chargers sign Ohio State sprinter Praise Olatoke

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jun 20, 2024

    The Los Angeles Chargers have signed former Ohio State sprinter Praise Olatoke from the NFL's International Pathway Program (IPP). The IPP Class of 2024 consists of 16 of the top international athletes from around the world. Olatoke was born in Nigeria and raised in Scotland. He was a sprinter at Ohio State, with a best of 10.27 in the 100 meters. As part of the IPP, Olatoke will not count on the 90-man training camp roster, so he will in effect be a 91st member of the Chargers squad in...

  • Santa Anita Park Completes Safest Year on Record

    Jun 20, 2024

    Santa Anita Park concluded the six-month 2023-24 Winter-Spring season on June 16 which, when combined with the six-week Autumn Meet from 2023, produced a 99.97% safety record, making the 1/ST Racing facility the safest track in North America among those with a comparable volume of racing and training. Since the Opening Day of the Autumn meet on Sept. 29, 2023, through the Closing Day of the Hollywood Meet on June 17, 2024, 6,678 horses ran in races over Santa Anita’s main track and turf course. The 99.97% safety mark ranks Santa Anita the h...

  • Culver City high school Powder Puff Football

    Jun 20, 2024

    Powder Puff Football...

  • City Council Appoints Members of Commissions, Boards, Committees

    Jun 20, 2024

    The City Council made dozens of appointments across 12 Commissions, Boards, and Committees. In total, 105 applications were received. At the beginning of June, the City Council held a Special Meeting to conduct interviews of all CBC applicants. The following people were appointed: • Civil Service Commission – Chi Ming Gong • Cultural Affairs Commission – Damon Willick • Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Commission – Marci Baun • Planning Commission – Jackson Brissette • Advisory Comm...

  • CCPD Mental Health Evaluation Team Recues Homeless Woman

    Jun 20, 2024

    Culver City Police Mental Evaluation Team worked with the VA and LASD Mental Evaluation Teams in our City. The Culver City Mobile Crisis Team was able to direct them to an unhoused woman who had been offered services on a bus bench on Overland Avenue a few weeks ago. Fortunately, when the team reached out to the woman on Overland Avenue again today, she was receptive to services and is currently on her way with VA staff to receive resources. This is an example of multiple city departments...

  • Summer Movie Vacation Series

    Jun 20, 2024

    Save the date and celebrate movie magic at the first ever Summer Movie Vacation Series at The Culver Theater! Enjoy the return of popular family titles on the new state of the art 4K HDR LED screens. The series is presented by The Culver Theater and sponsored in part by the City of Culver City. The series will run every Saturday from May 27th through July 29th with screenings at 11 AM and is open for all ages! Tickets are $3 per person and guests can enjoy rewards, exclusive Kids' Combo deals,...

  • Naomi Ash Named to Dean's List Honors for Spring 2024 Semester

    Jun 20, 2024

    Naomi Ash of Culver City, CA, 90230 earned Dean's List honors from Emerson College for the Spring 2024 Semester. The requirement to make Dean's List is a grade point average of 3.7 or higher for that semester. Ash is majoring in Media Arts Production and is a member of the Class of 2025....

  • City Council Candidates Forum at Elks Lodge

    Jun 20, 2024

    The Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 is having a forum for Culver City Council candidates where the public can learn about the candidates running for City Council. The forum will be held on Wednesday, June 26, from06:00 PM to 09:00 PM. This in-person forum is a great opportunity to hear directly from the candidates and ask them questions about their platforms. Don't miss out on this chance to be an informed voter and make your voice heard in our community. Culver City Council Community Candidate...

  • More Than 182,000 Signatures Submitted For La County Fire And Safety Ballot Measure

    Jun 20, 2024

    More Than 182,000 Signatures Submitted For La County Fire And Safety Ballot Measure Backed by the Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014, the measure will provide critically necessary funding for wildfire response, 911 call center upgrades, paramedics, firefighting engines and aircraft LOS ANGELES, CA — Today, Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014, the union representing over 3,400 firefighters and paramedics from the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), submitted 182,497 signatures to qualify for placing the LA Count...

  • Claims the California Legislature is transparent are bogus Claims the California Legislature is transparent are bogus

    Jon Coupal, President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.|Jun 20, 2024

    “Transparency in government is paramount,” said Assemblywoman Gail Pellerin, D-Santa Cruz, proving that hypocrisy in government is clearly the rule in California. As chair of the Committee on Elections and Redistricting, Pellerin praised “transparency” as she voted to kill a bill that would have banned non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) from the bill-making process. The bill, Assembly Bill 2654, was in response to a report by KCRA’s Ashley Zavala, who broke the news that special interest...

  • City Council Approves $382.2M Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-25

    Jun 20, 2024

    On Monday, the City Council approved the City of Culver City's annual budget for $382.2 million for Fiscal Year 2024-2025, which begins July 1st. The City's budget anticipates $330.9 million in revenue. The City's General Fund revenues are expected to increase in this upcoming fiscal year, to an estimated amount of $170.2 million, driven primarily by increased business license tax receipts. Ongoing General Fund expenditures total $175.9 million exceeding projected revenue by $5.7 million. The...

  • Zoning Code Change Approved to Pave Way for Digital Kiosks

    Jun 20, 2024

    Digital wayfinding kiosks could come to Culver City in the future. The City Council, in a 3-2 vote, approved a zoning code amendment that could allow for interactive digital kiosk to be installed on public property. Vice Mayor Dan O'Brien and Council Members Albert Vera Jr. and Goran Eriksson voted in favor of the ordinance. Mayor Yasmine-Imani McMorrin and Council Member Freddy Puza voted against. The kiosks would be permitted to provide public information and other messaging selected by the...

  • City Council Opposes Referendum Challenging Prohibition of New Oil & Gas Wells

    Jun 20, 2024

    The City Council made it clear that it opposes an upcoming referendum challenging new oil and gas wells that will appear on the November ballot. The California Oil and Gas Well Regulations Referendum will challenge the 2022 law prohibiting new oil and gas wells near homes, schools, and hospitals. City Council unanimously approved its position in support to "keep the law" of Senate Bill 1137. SB 1137, passed during the 2022 legislative session, introduces several new regulations for the oil and...

  • Best pizza places in 25 major cities

    Stacker, Cynthia Rebolledo|Jun 20, 2024

    Pizza holds a special place in the heart of American cuisine, transcending regional and cultural boundaries to become a beloved staple across the nation. Its popularity is vast and undeniably widespread. So just how much do we love our pizza? A study conducted by OnePoll and commissioned by Amazon Fresh found that Americans could eat about five slices of pizza in one sitting by themselves. A quarter love pizza so much, they would even consider serving it at their weddings. This love for "za"...

  • Ocean Water Use Warning for Los Angeles County Beaches

    Jun 20, 2024

    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: BEACH AREA WARNINGS: · Santa Monica Canyon Creek at Will Rogers State beach. Near Will Rogers Tower 18 100 yards up and down the coast from the creek. · Topanga Canyon Beach in Malibu 100 yards up and down the coast from the lagoon. · Sweetwater Canyon Storm Drain at Carbon Canyon Beach The entire swim area....

  • World Without End Beckons Readers to Visit My Neighbors, Goodlife, Mississippi

    Jun 20, 2024

    Pulitzer-prize nominated author Eileen Saint Lauren grew up visiting the “sick and the shut-ins” with her own mother, and some of those encounters helped inform the believable voices — some dead, some alive — in her new book, My Neighbors, Goodlife, Mississippi, a collection of 11 short stories. “Goodlife is 1,500 miles square, with a center that has yet to be entered. That can be heaven or that can be hell,” Saint Lauren explained in a recent interview. In My Neighbors, Goodlife, Mississippi, Mary “Myra” Boone, a recurring character in Sa...

  • Pride Ride and Rally

    Jun 20, 2024

    Culver City Pride is BACK for the FOURTH YEAR! Get ready to shine during Golden Hour because this year, Culver City Pride is a sunset celebration! Join friends, family, and neighbors on a 6-mile Pride Ride through Culver City streets ending in a Pride Rally for an inclusive city! Let's rock our colors together! At 4 PM, the ride will begin at Syd Kronenthal Park for a late-afternoon stroll with our community (RSVP required: bit.ly/CulverCityPrideRideRSVP). The ride ends on Main Street in Downtown Culver City, right in time for our Rally to...

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