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LAPD Seeking Suspect in Sexual Assault near UCLA

Los Angeles police are looking for a sexual predator who broke into a Westwood apartment and groped a sleeping woman Friday morning. The assault occurred around 4 a.m. in the 11000 block of Strathmore Drive, near UCLA, according to Los Angeles...

 

CC Police Investigating Shooting at Mall; Victim Struck Multiple Times by Gunfire

A shopper at the Westfield Culver City mall was severely wounded in a shooting last Thursday night and local police are searching for two suspects who remain at large, authorities said. The victim...

 

Covid-19 Cases Spiking Among Young Children

Contending with the highly transmissible Delta variant, the Los Angeles County Public Health Department reported yesterday that Covid-19 cases have been increasing most rapidly among children 5 to 11...

 

CELEBRATING WITH A BIG SPLASH

For many of us the most strenuous birthday activity we engage in is blowing out the candles. Not so for Ajae Clearway. Clearway, a cinematic video game producer and director who resides in Culver...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 2, 2021

Opposes Eliminating Single Family Home Zoning

Dear Alex Fisch, Daniel Lee and Yasmine McMorrin, I do not support your program of gentrifying Culver City and displacing people of color and the middle class by eliminating R-1 zoning. You are...

 

Culver City blanks West Torrance with new players

The Culver City Centaurs successfully kicked off the 2021 varsity football season on the road with a 31-0 shutout over West Torrance High at Fred Peterson Stadium last Friday night. The tide has...

 

Chargers announce their 53-man roster to start the 2021 season

The Los Angeles Chargers have their 53-man roster and are ready to go. Despite an uninspiring 27-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last Saturday night in Seattle, the Chargers accomplished what they set...

 

Diego Rossi To Move To Turkish Club Fenerbahçe

By LAFC Communications LAFC announced today that the Club has agreed to send Diego Rossi to Turkish Süper Lig side Fenerbahçe S.K for an initial loan period that will begin immediately. "This is an...

 

2500 Anti-Vaxxers Rally in SM Park

By Sarah Storkin First line responders and their supporters rallied at Tongva Park on Saturday to protest impending vaccine mandates. About 2500 people gathered under cloudy skies to hear speakers...

 

Council Bans Fire on the Pier by Stan Greene

By Stan Greene 8/24: Santa Monica will no longer tolerate the use of non-permitted combustible fuels on or around the Pier nor the dumping of commercial trash or liquid waste in city receptacles and s...

 

Black Bear Becomes Porch Pirate

Home-security footage was the bearer of bad news for a Connecticut woman expecting an Amazon package. Kristin Levine of Bristol shared video Monday on Facebook of a black bear lumbering down her...

 

Cyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Venice Intersection Police seeking public assistance in identifying suspect

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer A woman cyclist reportedly riding in circles in the middle of a Venice intersection was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver last Friday and Los Angeles police are asking for the public’s help in finding...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 2, 2021

Dear Police Chief Seabrooks,

The manager of Chase Bank, the manager of Footlocker, two property owners, a property manager, and I would like to meet with you today or tomorrow. Early this morning before dawn, Downtown Santa...

 

Local Briefs

New Polls: Newsom in Trouble Earlier this month, results from a SurveyUSA poll showed that 51% of likely voters in California’s upcoming recall election would vote to remove Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. It was the first poll to show a majority...

 

Lyft Goes to the Dogs

Weiner: what if you ordered a Lyft and received a 27-foot hot dog? Kristen Zeis From the NY Post: The iconic Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is hitting the street like a dog in heat across select...

 

Vaxx Mandates

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer Following in the footsteps of its neighbors, the Santa Monica City Council this week voted to require all city employees, volunteers and contractors to be fully...

 

Parking Garage of Doom

By Alyssa Erdley, News with Attitude August 25, 2021 - In an email addressed to the Santa Monica City Council and the Downtown Santa Monica Inc business improvement district, Promenade property owner...

 

Randy's Donuts Rolls Toward Opening

By David Ganezer Randy's Donuts getting a touch of paint Time to get excited people! Randy's donuts at 9th Street and Wilshire will be opening next week, the owners have announced. What makes Randy's...

 

City Settles Sexual Abuse Claims

By Samuel Alioto The City Council has resolved more pending claims and lawsuits against the City of Santa Monica arising out of allegations of sexual abuse by former city employee Eric Uller. Tuesday night, the Council approved settlements with 61...

 

No Weapons at Rallies

By Jack Simon The Santa Monica City Council this week revisited an emergency ordinance it voted down four months ago which would ban certain items that "can be weaponized" at public assemblies and community events. And after a lengthy debate and a...

 

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