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Culver City Schools to Reopen Online-Only Next Month

Students in the Culver City School District will not be able to attend school for in-person education next month. At a special session last week, the CC Board of Education voted to start the school...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    July 23, 2020

LAFC Takes On Seattle in Round of 16 Clash

It's must-watch sports TV and digital streaming. LAFC will take on Western Conference rival Seattle Sounders in the Round of 16 stage of the MLS is Back Tournament at 8:00 p.m. PDT, Monday night,...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    July 23, 2020

NFL Announces 2020 Training Camps Begin July 28

Despite the coronavirus pandemic that is currently ravaging parts of the United States, the NFL has announced that training camps will open on July 28th for all 32 NFL teams. For the NFL and the TV...

 

CCEF Announces New Board Leadership

Elaine Behnken has been elected president and Monika Okker vice president of the Culver City Education Foundation board of directors. Behnken and Okker were elected by the CCEF's 14-member board in June to serve for the 2020-21 school year. Behnken i...

 

Cooper Hefner, Son of Hugh, Announces Run For State Senate

Last Week , Cooper Hefner, media executive and son of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, announced that he would be running for a California Senate seat in 2022. According to his exploratory committee,...

 

Coronavirus in Culver City: 299 Cases

Experiencing the same surge as its neighbors, Culver City recorded a sharp uptick in the rate of Coronavirus infection, the County Health Department has announced. As of press time Wednesday, the...

 

Headline: Man Steals 12 Cars in 30 Days

by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude In a preview of good times to come should voters fail in November to revoke SB 10, California's No-Cash Bail law, a Huntington Park man stole over a dozen cars in twelve separate incidents - after being released...

 

Goodbye, California Zoning Laws.

by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude Between the State Senate and the State Assembly, nine bills are under consideration that would drastically change the balance of power regarding land use and zoning in California. Each bill seeks to solve the...

 

Large Crowd Aims for City Council Seats

By Leonard “Guzz” Brophy IV We already know this year’s presidential campaign is a wild one, but how about at the local level? It could be big too. Twenty-two people as of Wednesday have pulled papers for potential campaigns for five open...

 

Sidewalk Barbers

By Sarah Storkin Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order allowing barbershops to continue, as long as they operate outside. Coronaviruses are believed not to propagate outdoors. At Active Barbers...

 

City Extends Eviction Pause

The City of Santa Monica issued two updates to its local emergency declaration for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), extending the eviction moratorium for residential tenants and some commercial tenants, and further clarifying requirements for face...

 

SMPD Makes 8th Arrest for May 31 Riots

SMPD arrested one Drew Miller for throwing "a full 40-ounce glass bottle at the back of the head of a peace officer during the civil unrest and rioting in the City of Santa Monica on May 31, 2020,"...

 

LAPD Finds Body on Venice Beach

Authorities on Thursday identified a homeless woman whose body was found on Venice beach, and continued trying to determine her cause of death. Miriam Montufar, 48, was pronounced dead near the 1800 block of Ocean Front Walk about 5:50 a.m. Tuesday,...

 

LA Armenians Protest Against Azerbaijan

A protest was held in West Los Angeles on Tuesday, against the Azerbaijani army’s actions in Armenia on July 12. Demonstrators were asked to wear face-coverings. In the 1920s, Joseph Stalin redrew...

 

Dodgers Open Shortened Season

The Dodgers opened the 2020 season Thursday evening, the stands filled with cardboard cutouts of fans. The game against the San Francisco Giants was nationally televised on ESPN. They plan to...

 

Legislature Does Away With Zoning

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion In reading through the nine proposed laws sitting in our state legislature now, each of which would do its part to kill single-family housing and densify neighborhoods, the rationale for this concerted, ruthless...

 

The Illusion of a California Housing Crisis Versus the True Need for More Infrastructure, Including Water

by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude The State Legislature has been working hard to attempt to squeeze 1.8 million more units of housing into the state before 2029 by producing at least nine land-use proposals this year, each of which either enable,...

 

HERB WESSON RAISES OVER $500,000

Wesson for Supervisor Campaign amasses over half a million dollars in just over one month, cementing his front-runner status suspending all campaign activities for almost 3 months to focus on serving the community during the COVID-19 outbreak, Herb...

 

Maurice Solomon, Former Owner of Fromins, Marjans, Remembered

My name is Melanie Shaevel, I'm the granddaughter of former Fromin's Deli and Marjan's owner, Maurice Solomon. I'm broken-hearted to write that my grandfather passed away on Tuesday after battling...

 

California Coalition For Safe Re-Opening Presents Solutions For Secure And Expeditious Reopening Of Business

Colin Diaz, IOM President/CEO Culver City Chamber of Commerce LOS ANGELES (July 7, 2020) – Following Governor Newsom’s order to temporarily close indoor dining and operations for restaurants in 19 counties less than a month after allowing them...

 

County Re-Imposes Lockdown Effectively Immediately

By Alyssa Erdley Observer Staff Writer The County of Los Angeles has ordered the immediate closure of almost every type of business that had been allowed to reopen during June. All indoor operations...

 

Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles Redirects 2020 Institutional Grants, $8.5 Million in Total, To Covid-19 Response

The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced that it is redirecting the entirety of its 2020 institutional grantmaking into a two-phase plan focused on COVID-19 relief totaling $8.5 million. Formally titled the COVI...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 23, 2020

Brad Pye Jr. was a rock and a foundation

According to the dictionary a foundation is the lowest load-bearing part of a building and the basis on which ideals and beliefs rest. That's the best way to describe Brad Pye Jr. He was the...

 

The Broad Stage at Home - Red Hen Press Poetry Hour - July 16

On Thursday July 16 at 6 pm PT, a program entitled Finding Truths and Creating Art in Exile features Award-winning playwrights Iranian-American Sholeh Wolpé and Iranian Nassim Soleimanpour....

 

Lakers Will Miss Rondo But Could Have Waiters In the Wings

by Nick Hamilton (@NickHamiltonLA) The Lakers suffered a tough blow when the team received the news that guard Rajon Rondo suffered a fractured thumb during practice last Sunday evening. The Lakers were already without guard Avery Bradley who opted...

 

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