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City Council Postpones Action On "Private Guards" at Jail

City Council was expected this week to vote on a proposal to hire a private security company to operate the understaffed Culver City Jail for the next five years. However, at its Monday night...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 13, 2020

LAFC Prepare for MLS is Back Season Restart

Get ready for El Trafico 8! LAFC and rival LA Galaxy will battle for the second time this season at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 22 at the Banc of California Stadium. It will be the first match for...

 

Culver City Seeing Decline in Covid-19 Cases

As of press time Wednesday, the number of local residents with Covid-19 rose to 330 cases, a 5% increase from last week's total of 313. Deaths related to Coronavirus increased to 29 in Culver City....

 

8 Candidates Vying for Seats on City Council, 4 Running for Culver City School Board

Culver City Mayor Goran Eriksson along with Civic Service Commission Chairman Albert Vera and 6 other candidates have qualified for the City Council election ballot this November. The field of...

 

Culver City Offering Covid-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Culver City renters who are facing financial hardships due to Covid-19 may be eligible to receive temporary rental assistance from local government. The Community Development Department's Housing...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 13, 2020

Are the Clippers and Lakers ready for the NBA playoffs?

Ready or not the NBA playoffs start this weekend with the play-in game on Saturday against the eighth and ninth seeded teams in the Western conference at 11:30 a.m. in the Bubble. If the eighth seeded...

 

LAFC FORWARD DIEGO ROSSI CAPTURES MLS IS BACK TOURNAMENT GOLDEN BOOT PRESENTED BY AUDI

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) forward Diego Rossi tonight won the MLS is Back Tournament Golden Boot presented by Audi, establishing himself among the league's elite scorers with seven goals across...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 13, 2020

PAC-12 Cancels 2020 Football Season

In a sudden reversal, the Pac-12 Conference has decided to cancel all sports competitions through the end of the calendar year. The football season, which was scheduled to begin on September 26th, has...

 

Los Angeles Rams Head Coach Sean McVay Makes $25,000 Donation to the Play Equity Fund

Los Angeles Rams Head Coach SEAN McVAY has donated $25,000 to the Play Equity Fund, it was announced today. McVay's donation was used to purchase footballs, jump ropes and other supplies for local...

 

SM Fights: Taxes & City Hall Hiring

By Leonard "Guzz" Brophy IV Election season is heating up in Santa Monica. The ballot is nearly complete, minus the SMMUSD board race that needs to be finalized for technical reasons. The City Council field is crowded with 21 people competing for...

 

Public Safety 'Reimagined' by BLM

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin presented a town hall on Monday night and left the agenda up to Black Lives Matter-LA and People's Budget LA with the predictab...

 

Church On Trial for Cemetery Neglect

by Alyssa Erdley Observer Staff Writer The Catholic church must go to trial over funds appropriated from cemetery maintenance fees. On Friday, July 31, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Ange-les...

 

Pier Reopens ... Sort Of ...

by Mary Leipziger The Santa Monica Pier is opened- sort of. The usual entrance is off Ocean Ave and Colorado, on a steep incline. This has been closed and pedestrians are directed to Seaside, several...

 

City, County Each Give $100 Million to Tenants

The City of Los Angeles recently distributed $100 million in rent money through a lottery style program. Now the County of Los Angeles has announced a similar program. As with the City of LA program, the County Program will distribute $100 million...

 

Enterprise Fish Company to Close

Covid-19 will be the death of many retail businesses, many but not all of them non-chain restaurants. For the last half century, Enterprise Fish Company has sold salmon, lobbed lobster and hailed...

 

LA Court Delays Trials to November

In case you were wondering whether or not you have to perform jury duty during the pandemic, the answer right now is no. However the Court’s are accepting filings, hearings are being conducted on motions, and the phone’s are being answered. "The...

 

Stranger Uses Computer

By Samuel Alioto Just south of Montana Avenue, a stranger entered a Santa Monica resident's home with intent to steal, but used her technology to do it. A woman who lives south of Montana but north of Washington on Euclid, reports that she and her...

 

Betts former Boston Red Sox star outfielder and American League MVP signed a colossal 12-year extension with the Dodgers worth $365 million

One of the bright spots for the Los Angeles Dodgers during this 2020-21 Covid-shortened, 60-game season, has been the newly acquired Mookie Betts. Betts, the 27-year-old former Boston Red Sox star out...

 

California Undercounts COVID-19

Health officials in multiple California counties say the electronic system used by most local health departments statewide to report data on infectious diseases is currently experiencing “serious” technical issues, resulting in coronavirus cases...

 

Gov't Overreach Strains City

Photos: 1. by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude On Wednesday, the City of Los Angeles and Santa Monica issued further emergency orders in apparent reaction to the infamous house party held Monday...

 

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