Articles from the August 26, 2021 edition

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CC Police Seeking 4 Suspects Who Pistol-Whipped Man to Steal his Jewelry

Culver City police are looking for four suspects who pistol whipped a man Sunday morning, taking his diamond necklace and bracelet and his Porsche Boxer keys. The armed robbery occurred on August 22...

 

Yard Sale to Aid Local Charities

The Culver City Woman's Club is hosting a yard sale of all types of items to raise money for a variety of local charities on Saturday and Sunday, August 28 and 29 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at 9053...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 26, 2021

Rezoning will Help Building More Multi-Family Housing

Dear Editor, The only realistic way to solve our local housing shortage is to build more housing! Over the past 15 years, for each new housing unit constructed in Culver City, we’ve added 49 new...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 26, 2021

Dangerous Move to Open Jackson Gate

Dear Neighbors, No matter where one stands on the Jackson Gate issue, the most dangerous and sad fact is that there has been a long history of lack of transparency on this issue and egregious lack of...

 

A blast from the past as the 70's and 80's come to the Canyon Club

There are eight legendary bands coming to Canyon Club's venue's at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills and The Starlight Bowl in Burbank. Air Supply will make an appearance at the Saban Theatre on Sept...

 

CC City Council Green-lights Opening of Jackson Gate to Ballona Creek Path

After a long discussion on a familiar issue, the Culver City Council this week voted 3-2 to open the Jackson Avenue gate to the Ballona Creek bike path for use by the general public. Voting against...

 

Culver City Democratic Club Opposes Recall Of Governor Gavin Newsom

At the August meeting the Culver City Democratic Club adopted a resolution strongly supporting a "No" vote on the September 14th Special Election to Recall Governor Gavin Newsom. We see the recall...

 

National Dog Day

One of the Culver City {police Departments K-9 officers surrounded by members of the Culver City Police Department in front of a CCPD patrol car....

 

#CulverCityResilient, United by Art

The purpose of art? One take, per Pablo Picasso, is “washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” And now, because of the pandemic, that dust has increased and coalesced into a heavy and almost...

 

Security Camera Helps Police Nab Suspects In Package Theft

A resident's security camera has led to the arrests of two people who allegedly stole a package from his front porch, Culver City police said this week. Around 11 a.m. on August 21, a local resident r...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 26, 2021

Why am I voting NO on the Recall to Gov Newsom?

Dear Editor, Very simply, your wellbeing & mine depend on keeping Gov Newsom in office. Although he has disappointed me on some issues, Gov Newsom’s deliverables on the whole far outweigh the...

 

The Festival of Arts & Pageant of the Masters Announce TWO Celeb Hosts for Annual Celebrity Benefit Night

The most entertaining and star-studded night of the summer is back... and with TWO celebrity hosts! They were simply ARTrageous in the Festival’s first-ever Virtual Gala last December, and now they are returning LIVE and in-person for the Festival...

 

Cardboard Yacht Regatta

The Cardboard Yacht Regatta is returning to the Annenberg Community Beach House and will follow all of LA County's COVID-19 protocols. The 2021 Regatta will be held on Saturday, August 28, from 11...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 26, 2021

Culver City football travels to West Torrance for season opener

It 's that time of the year. Fall is fast approaching and the leaves on the trees will be turning brown and brown is the same color of a football. Football is back in the fall after missing the 2020...

 

Staley to give Chargers bolt on the sideline

At first glance, Chargers coach Brandon Staley seems unassuming. He easily could be mistaken for a staff member of the communications department, an assistant, or someone loosely affiliated with the...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    August 26, 2021

Trey Lance leads the 49ers pass the Chargers

Rookie quarterback Trey Lance overcame an erratic start to throw for two touchdowns and lead the San Francisco 49ers to a 15-10 win over the Los Angeles Chargers last Sunday Night at SoFi Stadium in...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    August 26, 2021

UCLA football opens the season against Hawaii

UCLA Bruins football team will open their season against Hawaii Saturday at the iconic Rose Bowl in Pasadena at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN. The Bruins are hoping to turn the program around this season after...

 

Artist Fellowships Presented to 5 Santa Monica Residents

Five local artists have been awarded grants from the Santa Monica Artist Fellowship program. Two artists were presented with $16,000 Artist Fellowships while three received $4,200 Project Fellowships. This year, the Santa Monica Arts Commission...

 

Assault at 2nd and Wilshire

By Jack Simon Santa Monica police are asking for public assistance in finding a group of men who brutally assaulted a bystander on Wilshire Boulevard last Saturday, knocking him “unconscious for a period of time.” The victim is still...

 

Eddie's Liquor Shooting

By Jake Simon A verbal argument escalated into a shooting in a Santa Monica parking lot Friday night, landing a twosome from El Monte in jail, local police said. Jesus Manuel Macias, 36, and Lucero...

 

Metro Seeking Public Input on Plan To Turn Diamond Lanes into Toll Lanes on 405 Through Sepulveda Pass

Metro is seeking public input on a plan to convert the diamond lanes on the 405 freeway into toll lanes through the Sepulveda Pass. Two weeks ago, Metro and Caltrans began the scoping process for a key project funded by Measure M: ExpressLanes (or...

 

Local Briefs

Council To Consider Mandatory Vaccinations The Santa Monica City Council will consider at its August 24th meeting, whether City employees should be required to obtain vaccinations for Covid-19, prior to reporting for their jobs and as a condition of...

 

Homeless Camp in Promenade, Parking Garages

By Alyssa Erdley, News with Attitude Vagrants are still being allowed to camp in the downtown Santa Monica parking garages, using the stairwells and elevators as bedrooms and bathrooms, according to...

 

Sick Dog Cases May Originate in an SM Boarding House

By Veterinary Angels The Director of Veterinary Public Health for Los Angeles County issued an animal health alert to veterinarians in the area, informing them that they have noted a large increase in...

 

Wearing Masks, Excited Students Return to SMMUSD Campuses

Students in Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District returned to class Thursday for the fall semester. They had to wear masks indoors and outdoors on campus but they were happy going back to classrooms and feeling a sense of “normality...

 

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