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Residential Zoning Meeting Draws 150+ Speakers, Adjourned to June 28

The Culver City Council this week held a joint session with the Planning Commission to a discuss the controversial topic of "exclusionary zoning practices" in the residential areas. The...

 

Cosby Released from Prison

In an obvious setback to the Me-too movement the Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court overturned the sexual assault conviction of Bill Cosby this morning citing prosecutorial mistakes. Cosby was serving a 3–10-year sentence. It is expected he was...

 

Sunday Month Bike Ride Celebrates Gay Pride Month

On Sunday, June 27 at 10 am there will be a bike ride to celebrate Gay Pride Month which will start at Syd Kronenthal Park, located at 3459 McManus Avenue to City Hall for a rally at noon. You can...

 

Culver City-Based Sweetgreen Confidentially Files For IPO

Sweetgreen Inc., the trendy salad restaurant chain headquartered in Culver City, announced this week that it had confidentially filed for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. In a...

 

Teuthorn graduates from Ohio University

Andrew Teuthorn from Culver City, CA, graduated with a Master of Science (Chemistry) from the College of Arts and Sciences at Ohio University. More than 4,800 students graduated with bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate degrees from Ohio University...

 

Earthquake Near LAX

A magnitude 3.4 earthquake rumbled through southern California on Wednesday afternoon, centered just northeast of Los Angeles International Airport. The mainshake which hit at 5:11 pm PST, was felt...

 

Culver City Woman's Club Fundraiser in July

Bought a good book lately? The Culver City Woman’s Club is having a fundraising Book and Jewelry sale on Friday and Saturday, July 16 and 17 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at 9516 Cattaraugus Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90034. There will be over 1,000 books...

 

Democratic Club Meeting Features Climate Activist Speakers

The monthly virtual meeting of the Culver City Democratic Club will be on Wednesday, July 14,2021 at 7 p.m. Our program will be "Hot Planet Summer" with climate activist leaders including Igor Treub...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    June 24, 2021

Los Angeles is the football mecca of the world

It has been a long time since Los Angeles was the center of the football world, but the 2021 season promises a return to football glory for the Greater Los Angeles area. Los Angeles County will add a...

 

U.S. Olympic Women's Basketball Team Unveiled

With just over four weeks to go before the 2020 Olympic Opening Ceremony, the 2020 U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team was unveiled this morning in front of a nationally televised audience on NBC’s TODAY show. Team selections for the six-time...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 24, 2021

Good things come in small Pakages

When the Culver City varsity boys' basketball season ended on June 1, in the CIF playoffs quarterfinals a lot of people thought the program had gained a lot of respect after years of average and...

 

Liberty puts a damper on celebratory game

On June 21, 1997, Hall of Famers Lisa Leslie and Rebecca Lobo headlined the first game of WNBA history when the New York Liberty defeated the Los Angeles Sparks in front of 14,000 fans at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood. Since then, the league...

 

USC's Isaiah Jewett Makes U.S. Olympic Team in the 800m

USC's Isaiah Jewett made the U.S. Olympic Team by bettering his school record and taking second in the men's 800m final at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials being held at Hayward...

 

Norman, Felix Make Olympic Team - USC Athletics

Michael Norman won the U.S. men's 400m title and Allyson Felix took second in the women's 400m final at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials being held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 24, 2021

Opposes Abolishing Single Family Home Zoning

Dear Editor, I am a member of the General Plan Advisory Committee (“GPAC”), but I am writing as a 27-year resident of Culver City and a native Southern Californian. We bought our single-family...

 

Council Okays Registration Fees for Rental Units, 'Hero Pay' for Local Hospital Workers

The City Council this week approved a resolution establishing a registration fee for residential rental units in Culver City. The fee -- $167 per unit per year -- was "based upon the reasonable costs...

 

3 Culver City Students Win Spots at GRAMMY Camp

Three high school students from Culver City have been chosen to participate in the 17th annual GRAMMY Camp® program., operated by the GRAMMY Museum. Carter Long-Coffee, Allyn Matheson and Jasani Pitts will be among 81 talented high school students f...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 24, 2021

Letters to the Editor

California Should Allow Vets, Others to Use Psychedelic drugs Just like prohibition of the sale and consumption of alcohol in the 1920’s gave rise to the likes of Al Capone and American organized...

 

Southern California Hospital Responds to 'Hero Pay' Mandate

Southern California Hospital officials this week called the new "hero pay" mandate as an "arbitrary and inequitable" law and expressed hopes the Culver City Council will revisit the issue before its t...

 

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