Articles from the August 24, 2023 edition


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  • Centaurs win shoot out, get ready for Loyola on Friday

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Aug 24, 2023

    Fans that traveled to the high school football game last Friday night at San Jacinto high school got two for the price of one. They witnessed a football game and a track meet. In one of the highest scoring games in Culver City football history the Centaurs outlasted the Tigers 72-63 in an old-fashioned shoot-out. "It was really crazy," said Culver City high school head football coach Jahmal Wright in a telephone interview Sunday night. "A whole lot of fireworks." The day started with an 81-mile...

  • Saints defense steps up in a victory over the Chargers

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Aug 24, 2023

    In their second preseason game of the season, the Los Angeles Chargers fell to the New Orleans Saints, 22-17. The game was played on Sunday evening, August 20th, at SoFi Stadium despite heavy rainfall and flooding as a result of tropical storm Hilary. With both teams resting their top players, the contest was an opportunity for the younger players to get a chance to play and prove they belong on the 53-man roster. As was the case in the Thursday and Friday scrimmages against the Saints, the...

  • ERBA Markets SPECIALS

    Aug 24, 2023

    Visit ERBA Markets today in West Los Angeles...

  • Culver City Parks and Recreation and Y.S.E. make a winning combination

    Steve Finley Sports Editor|Aug 24, 2023

    The summer is almost over, and last week summer camp ended for the Culver City Parks and Recreation Program but for most of the kids in the Culver City summer camps the memories will last forever. You can tell when a summer camp is successful because the kids are making a lot of noise. The kids were loud at the Culver City camps. All the summer camps in the Culver City Parks and Recreation were successful but the Youth Sports Enrichment (Y.S.E.) summer camp offered something a little different...

  • Chargers and Rams to battle in an NFL preseason matchup

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Aug 24, 2023

    The Los Angeles Chargers will see their first real game action this preseason when they travel to SoFi Stadium to take on the Los Angeles Rams. The Chargers will be the visiting team in this matchup. Do not expect the Chargers or the Rams to play their starters. They want to keep their starters healthy for the regular season. On Sunday evening, August 6th, the Chargers held an intrasquad scrimmage practice at Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. Day 9 of training camp practice was a live...

  • The Pac-12 Conference is going to miss UCLA and USC

    Aug 24, 2023

    As the UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans get ready for their last season in the Pac-12 conference, the reverberations from the decision of these two schools to move to the Big Ten conference continues to be felt throughout the Pac-12 conference. UCLA and USC announced on June 30th of 2022 that they would be leaving the Pac-12 for the Big Ten after the 2023-2024 season. At the Pac-12 Football Media Day Meeting in Las Vegas this past Friday, July 21st, it was painful to watch the conference leadersh...

  • Five Trojans Named to 2023 Preseason All-Pac-12 First Team

    Aug 24, 2023

    Five Trojans were named to the 2023 Preseason All-Pac-12 First Team, the Conference announced today (July 18). The team was selected by members of the media who cover Pac-12 football. Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Caleb Williams along with fellow First Team All-American safety Calen Bullock were named to the First Team, as well as Raleek Brown as an All-Purpose/Special Teams player, wide receiver Dorian Singer and punter Eddie Czaplicki. Five more Trojans earned placement on the Second Team. Three offensive linemen, Justin Dedich, Jonah...

  • The Sparks are finding their way with three-game winning streak

    Mykell Mathieu|Aug 24, 2023

    The Los Angeles Sparks are playing their best basketball of the season after defeating the Atlanta Dream, 85-74 last Saturday night. The win over the Dream gave the team its third straight victory. This is the first time this year the team has won three straight games. “Third win a row but it’s been the third fourth quarter that we’ve had a very productive final quarter,” said Sparks coach Curt Miller after their win last Saturday. “That helped us pull away in our most complete game and biggest win of the season.” The Sparks have won their p...

  • Federal Indictments Target San Gabriel Valley Gang Linked to Murder

    Aug 24, 2023

    A coalition of federal and local authorities this morning announced federal charges against 10 members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang who are named in a series of federal grand jury indictments that allege a wide range of criminal conduct. The crimes alleged include the fatal shooting of a woman who was gunned down when a gang member attempted to kill a person who was providing information to law enforcement. Friday's takedown targeted the Quiet Village (QV) street gang and is the r...

  • Culver High Graduate Doreen (Teufel) Campbell Obituary Dead at 80

    Aug 24, 2023

    Doreen Claire (Teufel) Campbell, 80, passed away Saturday, August 5 at her home in Cheney, WA. Doreen was born in Hamtramck, MI to Thelma Snow and Walter Stewart on April 29, 1943. The family settled in Culver City, CA where Doreen graduated from Culver City High with the class of 1960. She dedicated her life to raising her nine children. She was best known for her sewing and quilting skills, making most of her family's clothing and hundreds of quilts for friends, family and the community....

  • Oklahoma Sports Hall Of Fame And Jim Thorpe Association Reveal The Paycom Jim Thorpe Award 2023 Preseason Watch List

    Aug 24, 2023

    The Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame (OSHOF) and Jim Thorpe Association released the prestigious Paycom Jim Thorpe Award Preseason Watch List. This list includes 35 of the nation's best defensive backs, representing 10 conferences and one independent university. The preseason watch list is selected by a screening committee whose members compile a list of up to 50 players based on previous performance in NCAA Division I college football and preseason All-America lists. This list is not final, and...

  • Entertainment schedule

    Aug 24, 2023

    • o FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2023 4:30-5:30 p.m. Jazz Hands for Autism-D.J. Bigg Plush 6:00-6:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony 6:30-7 p.m. Grupo Folklorico Macias – Traditional Folklorico Dancers 7:15-9:45 p.m. Detour-Classic Rock o SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2023 10:30 a.m. - Noon D.J. B Diamond-D.J. Noon-12:30 p.m. LA Swing Dance Posse – Swing Dance Performance 12:45-1:45 p.m. Masanga Marimba – World Music 2:00-2:30 p.m. Mar Vista Folklorico – Mexican Heritage Dance 2:30 p.m. Bootscoot Bosses-Line Dance Ins...

  • Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing at Local Church

    Aug 24, 2023

    On Sunday August 20, at 8:18 pm, Culver City Police Officers responded to a call for service regarding a male subject who was wielding a knife at Grace Lutheran Church, located at 4427 Overland Ave. Officers arrived on scene and located and detained the suspect. They also located the victim, at the entry to the church building who was bleeding because of the attack. Culver City Fire Personnel responded and treated the victim for stab wounds to his neck and back. The victim was transported to a...

  • Fiesta La Ballona Vendors

    Aug 24, 2023

    NON-FOOD VENDORS: 1. Charmed Jewelry 2. AMO marketing 3. Brownhaze Jewelry 4. Vivian Lesny & Co. 5. Rosy's boutique 6. Olivia Graye 7. Save CCUSD 8. Epik Realty 9. Bluskysoul 10. Ting 11. Thumzup Media 12. Mayan Craft 13. Terranova Real Estate Group Non-profit list: 1. Culver City Democrats Club 2. AYSO region 19 3. Culver City Democrats United 4. Culver-Palms Family YMCA 5. Crescent Bay District, Western Los Angeles County Council, Boy Scouts of America 6. Temple Akiba of Culver City 7....

  • 20 Years Since an American Boy was Kidnapped in Mexico City

    Aug 24, 2023

    The FBI is offering a reward of $20,000 in exchange for information leading to the recovery of Joshua Keshaba Sierra Garcia, an American citizen, who was kidnapped in Mexico City 20 years ago tomorrow. Joshua, now 21, is a Hispanic male born in Los Angeles who was visiting Mexico City when he was kidnapped and last seen at approximately 11:00 a.m. on the morning of August 12th, 2003. Joshua is further described as having black hair and brown eyes. He was 3"0' tall and between 25-28 pounds at...

  • UCLA men's basketball signs Spanish center Aday Mara

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Aug 24, 2023

    In a much-anticipated announcement, the UCLA Bruins men's basketball team has announced that they have signed Aday Mara, a 7-foot-3 center from Zaragoza, Spain. Mara is considered one of the top basketball recruits in the world, a likely NBA first round draft pick, and a possible NBA lottery pick. Mara just recently participated in the FIBA U18 European Championships in July. Mara averaged 14.0 points, 9.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.7 blocks in seven games for Spain at the championships,...

  • Fiesta La Ballona Committee Members

    Aug 24, 2023

    o Vice Chair- Nancy Trujillo o Member- John Lopez o Member- Stacey Oziel...

  • Fiesta La Ballona Wristbands Now on Sale

    Aug 24, 2023

    Fiesta La Ballona carnival ride wristbands are available for pre-sale beginning Monday, July 24, 2023! Wristbands are good for unlimited rides on either: Saturday 8/26 from 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM, or Sunday, 8/27 from 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM Please allow yourself enough time to get full use of your unlimited ride wristband. Ride height restrictions do apply. Please remember that some rides do not allow for single riders and some rides do not allow open toed shoes. or 2023, Culver City is offering two...

  • Los Angeles Rams Agree To Terms With Running Back Royce Freeman

    Aug 24, 2023

    The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to terms with Running Back ROYCE FREEMAN, the team announced. Freeman has appeared in 65 career regular season games (nine starts) during his time with the Denver Broncos (2018-20) and Houston Texans (2021-22). He has registered 394 rushes for 1,473 yards and eight touchdowns along with 85 receptions for 519 yards and one touchdown during his five-year NFL career. Freeman was selected by the Broncos in the third round (71st overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. He play...

  • Culver City Welcomed Five Exchange Students from Iksan City, South Korea

    Aug 24, 2023

    This past August 1-11, Culver City Sister City Committee (CCSCC) along with Culver City (Culver) welcomed a delegation of five students and two chaperones from Iksan City (Iksan) marking the restart of the student exchange and homestay program with its sister cities that were paused during the global pandemic. As part of this CCSCC program, Iksan students were paired with local Culver students Josie Smith, Joshua Nadel, Clara Ramos, Ezra Huang, Lucine Linnemayr and hosted by their families....

  • Aug 24, 2023

    The City of Culver City offers grants for dance, music and theatre performances. Under the purview of the Office of Economic and Cultural Development and the Cultural Affairs Commission, the Performing Arts Grant Program is designed to support local arts organizations and provide enriching and accessible cultural opportunities for the city's community, including residents, businesses, and visitors. Performing arts organizations of all sizes are encouraged to apply. To be eligible for...

  • Open Auditions For The Tony Award Winning Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

    Aug 24, 2023

    Kentwood Players will hold open auditions for the Tony Award Winning Musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder on Saturday, August 26 from 10am to 1pm, and Sunday, August 27 from 6pm to 9pm at the Westchester Playhouse, 8301 Hindry Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045. Callbacks will take place by invitation only on Monday, August 28 from 7pm to 10pm. This is a non-equity, all-volunteer production directed by Catherine Rahm and produced by Jeremy Palmer and Grace O'Neill for Kentwood Players with...

  • Chargers ready to make another Playoff run in 2023

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Aug 24, 2023

    By Los Angeles Chargers General Manager Tom Telesco has had anothera busy offseason. The NFL Draft, free agency, and most importantly navigating the salary cap to keep the roster intact for another playoff run. Telesco and his staff have done a masterful job of creating salary cap space for the 2023 season. They capped off a successful offseason with an announcement this week of a contract extension with star quarterback Justin Herbert. The five-year contract for a total of $262.50 million will...

  • Kids Scoop Report from Colosseum

    Dahlia Alvarado, Kid Scoop Media Correspondent, age 11|Aug 24, 2023

    On June 25th, I was at the Coliseum in Los Angeles California, watching the Houston Dash FC play against our home team, Angel City FC. I was able to see the game from the press box which was an amazing experience! The game was the 7th sell out in Angel City history. The match started off strong. ACFC did well switching the field as they moved up the field. ACFC worked hard to keep possession. In the ninth minute Sydney Leroux took her first shot of the night, only missing the goal by a foot. In...

  • Market Robbery Culver Police Foil Erewhon Market Robbery

    Aug 24, 2023

    On Tuesday August 8th at 2 am, CCPD Officers responded to a call for service regarding a burglary in progress at Erewhon Market, located at 9700 Culver Blvd. Upon the Officers' arrival, they noticed that the front door was forced open and movement inside the business. The suspect attempted to avoid the officers and exited through the rear patio doors where he was detained without incident. The suspect was arrested and transported to CCPD for booking....

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