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Violent Crimes, Property Thefts Up in Culver City in 2022

Violent crimes and property crimes are up this year, according to the Culver City Police Department. This week, the Police Department released its 2022 Mid-Year Report, which contains crime statistics, police arrests, traffic citations, mental...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 4, 2022

The Chargers have one of the best rosters in the NFL

After a disappointing 9-8 finish in 2021, and three losses in the final four games, the Los Angeles Chargers were determined to take their surplus salary cap space and improve the roster. After aggressively attacking free agency, the roster has...

 

CCPD Seeking Suspect in Armed Robbery at Culver City ATM

Culver City police are looking for a suspect who robbed at gunpoint a man withdrawing money from a Culver City ATM last Saturday. The armed robbery occurred around 1:25 a.m. on July 23 at the Chase...

 

Police Arrest Motorist on Suspicion of Credit Cards and Paychecks Theft

A traffic stop has landed a driver in prison after Culver City police officers found in his possession 20 credit cards and employee paychecks in other people’s names. A local officer arrested the driver at 3:20 a.m. on August 3 while conducting a...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 4, 2022

Sports legends die this week

Two of the biggest sports legends passed away this week, first basketball great Bill Russell and on Tuesday the Dodger family lost Vin Scully. Both icons lived long and extraordinary lives. Russell...

 

Correction

When we reported the city’s approval to purchase armored vehicles for the Culver City Police Department, we had a photo of the incorrect vehicle. Below is a photo of the actual type of vehicle that...

 

Culver City Democratic Club School Board Candidates Forum

At 6:00 p.m. on Monday August 8, the Culver City Democratic Club will hold a forum for candidates running for Culver City unified School District board. It will run 90 minutes and be hosted by...

 

Debt-Free College Enrollment Fair

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and Boyle Heights Technology Youth Center are teaming up with Assemblymember Miguel Santiago to host a Debt-Free College Enrollment Fair in Boyle...

 

City Council to Consider Changes to 2021-28 Housing Element on August 8

The Culver City Council will consider at its next meeting on August 8 minor changes to the Housing Element which identifies and plans for its housing needs between 2021 and 2029. In January, the...

 

Kentwood Players proudly presents Laughter On The 23rd Floor

Kentwood Players proudly presents LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, a Show Biz comedy by Neil Simon, Friday, July 22 through Saturday, August 6, 2022 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM, and Saturdays and...

 

Masks not Required in Culver City Classrooms

In a letter to the community, Culver city Unified School Superintendent Quoc Tran sent a message that the new school year would not be starting out by requiring indoor masking of students and staff....

 

Culver City's Torrington & Kiang Graduate from Emerson College

Emerson College, the nation's premier institution for the arts, communication, and the liberal arts, awarded more than 1,000 undergraduate degrees during its 142nd Commencement at Agganis Arena in Boston, MA on Sunday, May 8. Alexander Torrington...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 4, 2022

Culver City high school boy's lacrosse has a new face and name

For the first time in 20 years the Culver City high school boy's lacrosse team will be led by someone not named Chabola. Jerry and his son Casey were the name and face of a program that they were...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 4, 2022

Riley sets high expectations for the USC football team

When Lincoln Riley was hired as the head football coach at USC last November, he knew what he was walking into. The Trojans football team is a blueblood football program that had won one Pac-12...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 4, 2022

Chargers look like a better team on defense

On paper, the 2022 Los Angeles Chargers look like a very good football team. The offense, which was ranked 4th in the NFL in 2021, is already very good. The defense was the reason that the Chargers we...

 

Los Angeles Sparks Agree to Contract Divorce with Liz Cambage

The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the team has agreed to a contract divorce with center Liz Cambage.“It is with support that we share Liz Cambage’s decision to terminate her contract with...

 

Bill Russell, all Time NBA Champion Dead At 88

Bill Russell the 11-time NBA Champion, civil rights activist, and pioneer-is dead at 88, according to a family statement on his official Twitter account. "It is with a very heavy heart we would like...

 

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