Articles from the July 4, 2024 edition


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  • Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson killed in car accident

    Jul 4, 2024

    Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson, the 108th overall pick in this year's NFL draft, died in a three-car accident that also killed two of his high school teammates in Upper Marlboro, Md., early Saturday morning. He was 24. The three-car crash was caused by a suspected drunk driver, according to the authorities in Maryland. Jackson, the former Oregon Ducks cornerback who once quit football to work at a grocery store, was selected in the fourth round by the Vikings. Jackson played...

  • ERBA LA SPECIALS July 4th thru July 7th

    Jul 4, 2024

    Visite ERBA Markets locations for SPECIALS July 4th thru July 7th...

  • Bronny must navigate unwarranted pressure

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    There is a rift within the Lakers' kingdom. The 55th pick, Bronny James, son of LeBron, has fans up in arms about whether his selection was an unwarranted and unearned display of nepotism or a testament to greatness. For Bronny, the task is steep: navigating away from his father's looming shadow. It appears that he is already feeling the pressure. Last Tuesday during an introductory press conference at the Lakers training facility the Los Angeles Lakers first-round draft pick, Dalton Knecht, ans...

  • Excessive Heat Warning and Heat for Los Angeles County

    Jul 4, 2024

    The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued an excessive heat warning as high temperatures have been forecast for the following areas: · Eastern Antelope Valley: Tuesday July 02, 2024 through Monday July 08, 2024 · Western Antelope Valley: Tuesday July 02, 2024 through Monday July 08, 2024 · Antelope Valley: Tuesday July 02, 2024 through Monday July 08, 2024 · Western San Gabriel Mountains/Hwy 14 Corridor: Tuesday July 02, 2024 through Monday July 08, 2024 · Northwest LA County Moun...

  • Lakers introduce first round draft pick Dalton Knecht

    Mykell Mathieu, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    The Lakers' first-round pick, Dalton Knecht, is joining the team with a different kind of fanfare compared to the Los Angeles' second-round pick. The guard out of the University of Tennessee doesn't have eight million followers on Instagram and isn't the son of an all-time great NBA player. His road to the NBA was a much tougher journey compared to that of his new teammate, Bronny James. "Ever since I touched a basketball, I knew that I could do it, it was just a matter of how," said Knecht at t...

  • Walk with us this Saturday

    Jul 4, 2024

    Be good to your heart and join to join other members of The Culver City EverWalk Walking Club this Saturday, July 6, for a 1-hour walk from 9-10 AM! The Culver City EverWalk Walking Club (CCEWWC) will have a 1-hour "First Saturday" walk the first Saturday of each month. The walk begins at Coombs Park, 4442 Coombs Ave, Culver City, they meet on or before 8:59 AM by the wooden park sign, we leave promptly at 9:00 AM! For more info (or to be put on our e-mail list): E-mail me Laura Peterson...

  • Fireworks Illegal in Culver City

    Jul 4, 2024

    The Culver City Police and Fire Departments would like to remind residents and visitors that the sale and possession of all fireworks, including "safe and sane" fireworks, is illegal in Culver City. Violators may be subject to fines and arrest if caught displaying or possessing fireworks. We all must recognize the potential dangers of using and handling fireworks. The risk of injury, especially to children, is of great concern. Fireworks can negatively impact children, veterans, and pets. In add...

  • Ocean Water Use Warning for L. A. County Beaches

    Jul 4, 2024

    Ocean Water Use Warning for L. A. County Beaches 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: · Las Flores Creek at Las Flores State Beach The entire swim area. · 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 ya...

  • CC Demo Club Issues Early Endorsements

    Jul 4, 2024

    With the filing of nomination paper for the November 5 city council election almost one month away the Culver City Democratic Club has already issued their list of council candidates they are endorsing for.Culver City City Council. The endorsed candidates are Nancy Barba, Bryan "Bubba" Fish, and Yasmine-Imani McMorrin by a direct vote of the membership following our Unified School District at the August 14 meeting. Ballot Measures: to be determined by a direct vote of the membership following...

  • WALTER O'MALLEY TO JOIN DODGERS RING OF HONOR

    Jul 4, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – Walter F. O'Malley, the legendary owner of the Dodgers whose vision fueled the groundbreaking creation of a new home for baseball, will join fellow Hall of Fame players and broadcasters on the Ring of Honor at the ballpark he built, Dodger Stadium. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 10, before the Dodgers' 6:10 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, as part of Dodgers Alumni Weekend. Peter O'Malley, President of the Dodgers from 1970-1998, will represent the O...

  • Adem Bona of UCLA is selected by Philadelphia in the 2024 NBA Draft

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Jul 4, 2024

    Despite a disappointing season from the 2023-2024 UCLA Bruins men's basketball team, the Bruins were able to send one of their players to the NBA. Center Adem Bona was selected with the 41st overall pick in the second round by the Philadelphia 76ers. The two-round draft was held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, with the first round held on Wednesday Night and the second round held on Thursday afternoon. Bona played his high school basketball at Prolific Prep High School in Napa,...

  • Yasmine-Imani Mcmorrin Launches Re-Election Campaign For Culver City Council

    Jul 4, 2024

    Over 100 supporters gathered at the Palm Sophia Rooftop on Saturday, June 15th to kick-off the re-election campaign of Mayor Yasmine-Imani McMorrin's 2024 for Culver City Council. "I'm so grateful to our Culver City community for joining me in kicking off this re-election campaign," said McMorrin. "The growth I was able to experience, the conversations I have had with residents and business, and the state of the city remind me that we can be on the path to the future if we believe it. I look for...

  • The Willows School

    Jul 4, 2024

    The Willows School. A DK-8 independent school serving greater Los Angeles....

  • City Council Gets Gun Safety Report

    Jul 4, 2024

    Update on City's Homeless Efforts at this Week's Meeting The Culver City Police Department provided a presentation on Gun Violence Restraining Orders (GVRO). A GVRO is a civil court order requested by law-enforcement officers and select civilians, such as immediate family members, employers, or co-worker, when a person poses a danger to themselves or others. It prohibits controlling, possessing, purchasing, or receiving firearms, ammunition, and magazines. When used properly, a GVRO is one of...

  • Free Aerial Drone Light Show Highlights The Downtown Independence Day Celebration in Town Plaza With Live Music

    Jul 4, 2024

    The Culver City Downtown Business Association will be presenting the First Annual Downtown Culver City Independence Celebration on July 5 from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. With the full support of the Culver City Council, this new family-friendly event will be free to the public and begin with live music on Town Plaza followed by the first ever aerial drone light show in Culver City especially created to celebrate our nation's independence. The Culver City Downtown Business Association has stepped in to...

  • STADIUMLINKS COMING TO DODGER STADIUM, JULY 12-14

    Jul 4, 2024

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers announced today that Stadiumlinks, a one-of-a-kind participatory golf event merging golf with an iconic ballpark, will come to Dodger Stadium from Friday, July 12-Sunday, July 14. Fans can sign up to the early interest list starting now, for access tee times to play a round of golf throughout Dodger Stadium, swinging from different levels of the Stadium toward custom greens on the field below. The experience comes with enhanced access to a clubhouse l...

  • Genicoff Named to Spring 2024 Dean's List at Hofstra University

    Jul 4, 2024

    Aaron Genicoff of Culver City excelled during the spring 2024 semester at Hofstra, achieving a GPA of at least 3.5 to earn a spot on the Dean's List. Aaron's major is Writing for the Screen. Hofstra University's primary mission is to provide a quality education to its students in an environment that encourages, nurtures, and supports learning. At Hofstra, new ideas take shape through collaboration, engagement, and interaction. Hofstra students create their success with small classes and...

  • Did someone send you to a Bitcoin ATM? It's a Scam

    Jul 4, 2024
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    Is there a legit reason for someone to send you to a Bitcoin ATM? The short answer is NO. Will someone from the government send you to a Bitcoin ATM? NEVER. If you've followed this Anatomy of an Imposter Scam series, you know there's more to it than that. Scammers succeed because they're good at what they do - which is lying. So, if someone calls and says you have to act now because your money is at risk, you might listen if they're convincing. They'll scare you into keeping it a secret - even...

  • CCPD Goes High Tech to End High Speed Pursuits

    Jul 4, 2024

    The City Council approved the Culver City Police Department's request for pursuit mitigation technology from Staircase to prevent vehicle chases. In 2023, CCPD saw 55 pursuits, a 40% increase from the previous year. Forty of those were canceled, either based on the severity of the alleged crime or the dangerous driving patterns of the suspect. The StarChase system allows an officer to remotely affix a GPS tracking device to a pursued (or about to be pursued) vehicle using an air pressure system...

  • Armed Robbery Ends in Fatal Traffic Collision

    Jul 4, 2024

    Los Angeles Police Department officials report that on Saturday, June 29 at 5:28 p.m., Southwest Area patrol officers responded to the 4900 block of West Adams Boulevard for an "Ambulance Shooting." When the officers arrived, they located a male inside a vehicle, severely injured as a result of a traffic collision. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the male deceased at scene. The 33-year-old male's identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin....

  • Canadian Man Sentenced to 3½ Years in Prison for Role in Penny Stock Scheme that Caused More Than $215 Million in Losses

    Jul 4, 2024

    A former trader for a group of hedge funds was sentenced today to 42 months in federal prison for participating in a scheme that manipulated penny stock prices to inflate the hedge fund's reported profits – fraudulent gains that generated millions of dollars in management and performance fees – and caused investors to lose more than $215 million when the funds collapsed. Colin Heatherington, 49, of Vancouver, Canada, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Kronstadt, who also ord...