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Another Free Covid-19 Vaccination Event At West Los Angeles College this Friday

The community is invited to get a free COVID-19 vaccination on Friday, July 2 between 9:30 am - 11:30 am at West Los Angeles College. Enter the college on north side at 10100 Jefferson - Culver City,...

 

Father and Son Robbed at Gunpoint at Culver City Mall

Culver City police are looking for two suspects who robbed at gunpoint a man and his teenage son at the local mall on Tuesday afternoon, stealing their watches and jewelry worth $136,000, authorities...

 

Cosby Conviction Overturned

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...

 

Former Culver City Mayor Clarke Named Board Chair of Culver Arts

Former Culver City Mayor Jim B. Clarke has been named Chairman of Board of the Culver City Arts Foundation (Culver Arts). His tenure begins July 1. Clarke, who currently serves as Vice Chair, has...

 

Gov Recall Election Set for September 14

On Thursday the State of California scheduled a Sept. 14 recall election that threatens to drive Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, the result of a political uprising driven by widespread angst...

 

Foster Families Needed for Local Children

Children’s Bureau is now offering two virtual ways for individuals and/or couples to learn how to help children in foster care while reunifying with birth families or how to provide legal permanency by adoption. A live Zoom Orientation is...

 

Southern California Hospital at Culver City (SCH-CC) Statement Regarding Lawsuit Filing to Be Attributed to SCH-CC Spokesperson

By SCH-CC Spokesperson Southern California Hospital at Culver City (SCH-CC) has filed a lawsuit against the City of Culver City and the members of the Culver City Council in response to the Council’s June 14 passage of a targeted pay ordinance....

 

Remarks by Alex Fisch at January 28 Special Meeting

The question this evening is whether we will embark on a year-long path of outreach and study to determine how to create missing middle housing throughout our city in a way that preserves what we...

 

Rolland C. Durbin

Rolland C. Durbin (Bub) passed away at his home on May 28, 2021. His loving wife Hilda, daughters Karen and Brenda were by his side during his passing. He was born in Nebraska. Bub is survived by his wife Hilda of 74 years, his daughters Doreen,...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 1, 2021

Culver City high school boy's lacrosse continues to shine

Despite losing 15-8 in the CIF Division 2 Championship Final to battle tested St. Francis of La Canada a few weeks ago on the Culver City campus the city is still buzzing about a sport that is finally...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    July 1, 2021

Week 2 football schedule will be critical for the Pac-12

The Week 2 football schedule for Pac-12 football promises to be one of the best in years for the conference and presents a significant test for the conference in perception around the country. All...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    July 1, 2021

Chargers announce training camp practice schedule

The Los Angeles Chargers have announced 17 practice dates, including an open practice and FanFest at SoFi Stadium that will be open to the public as part of the team’s 2021 training camp schedule. The Chargers training facility is located at Jack...

 

USC's Anna Cockrell, Dalilah Muhammad Make U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team In 400m Hurdles

Anna Cockrell bettered her school record and Dalilah Muhammad posted a season-best time to earn berths to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by taking third and second respectively in the women's 400m hurdles...

 

UCLA'S PEYTON WATSON SELECTED TO USA BASKETBALL'S U19 MEN'S TEAM

Incoming UCLA freshman Peyton Watson has been selected as one of 12 players to compete on the USA Basketball Men's U19 World Cup Team, as announced Thursday evening by USA Basketball. The U.S. roster...

 

Three Former UCLA Players Named to USA Basketball Men's Olympic Team

Former UCLA men’s basketball players Jrue Holiday, Zach LaVine and Kevin Love have been named to the USA Men’s National Team for the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo in July and August of 2021, as announced on Monday by USA Basketball. UCLA is...

 

USC Women's Volleyball Adds Transfers Scully and Tuaniga

USC women's volleyball has signed two transfer student-athletes in All- WCC outside hitter Shannon Scully (Huntington Beach, Calif./Mater Dei HS) from Pepperdine and 2019-20 California Gatorade...

 

School Board Reviews Deadlines for New Superintendent Search

The CCUSD Board of Education met with the recruiting firm, Ray and Associates, last week to review deadlines related to the superintendent search. Board President Tashon McKeithan said the search...

 

Case of the Missing Mailbox

By David Ganezer Before you take a walk to the mailbox, you should know that it's not there. And former US President Donald J. Trump had nothing to do with it. Local residents woke up Saturday...

 

Balanced Biennial Budget

By Jack Simon The City Council this week adopted a balanced 2021–2023 biennial budget which “positions Santa Monica to emerge from the COVID-19 restrictions and cultivate a revitalized local economy.” The budget – totaling $707.8 million in...

 

Free Britney

By David Ganezer Britney Spears has committed no crime, she says. She alleges that her father and his conservatorship are blocking her from living her life, and becoming a mom again. The mother of...

 

From Slaughterhouse to Sanctuary

6/24: A missing cow that was part of a herd of cattle that slipped out of a local slaughterhouse earlier in the week resurfaced at Whittier Narrows Park in the South El Monte area on Thursday, and...

 

Local Briefs

Busses Won’t take Coins Bus riders will no longer be able to pay for their rides in cash. Starting Monday July 12, the Big Blue Bus Co. has announced that it will no longer accept cash from writers. Customers must pay with TAP cards purchased from...

 

Panga Boat Beaches Near Malibu Pier

By Jack Simon An empty panga boat washed ashore near the Malibu Pier area Monday morning, triggering an investigation by local and federal authorities. The boat was discovered about 8:45 a.m. near...

 

Restaurant no Refuge

By Samuel Alioto The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office filed an attempted homicide charge this week against a 29-year-old man in connection with a shooting last Sunday on Main Street....

 

Bonin Offers Options to Venice Homeless

By Jack Simon People living in homeless encampments on the Venice Beach boardwalk will be offered permanent housing and shelter starting next week, Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin has...

 

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