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Culver City football faces another top-rated team in Warren

One thing you can say about Culver City's fall 2021 varsity football team is they are not afraid of competition. For the third week in a row the 2-1 Centaurs will face a top ranked team. This week it'...

 

2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 02

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-0): The defending Super Bowl champions overcame four turnovers in a come-from-behind victory. The Bucs will remain a Super Bowl favorite if they can keep their 44-year-old q...

 

Culver City Car Show Returns October 2

After taking a hiatus last year due to the Corona virus, the Culver City exchange Club will once again be putting on the popular Culver City Car Show on Saturday October 2. The show will be held at...

 

Culver City Updating Housing Element, Still Accepting Community Input

The City of Culver City is updating its Housing Element which identifies and plans for its housing needs between 2021 and 2029 and still accepting input from the community prior to submitting the...

 

Exchange Club Honors Marines

The Culver City Exchange Club arranged a display of American Flags honoring the 13 U.S. Servicemembers who were killed protecting the evacuees at Hamid Karzai International airport on August 26....

 

Woman Killed, 3-Year-Old Son Injured in Playa Del Rey Hit-And-Run Crash

Los Angeles police have intensified their efforts to find a hit-and-run driver who killed a woman crossing a Playa del Rey street and injured her 3-year-old son over the weekend. Wendy Galdamez Palma, 33, of Downey, was struck and killed by a...

 

State Legislature Passes Bill to Ensure Cities 'Adequately Rezone' for their Housing Needs

The California State Legislature has approved a bill which “will ensure cities and counties are adequately re-zoning to meet their housing needs.” AB 1398 – approved by the legislature last week – requires local agencies that fail to adopt a...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 16, 2021

Calls YIMPBY Agenda "Big Lie"

Dear Editor: Patrick Meighan’s letter states that the submission of a resolution against the Elimination of R-1 Zoning to the Culver City Democratic club was “forced by a right-wing member”. I...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 16, 2021

Applauds Democratic Club's Stand on Revising Zoning Codes

Dear Editor, Last week, the membership of the Culver City Democratic Club voted on a housing resolution forced by a right-wing member which called for the continued exclusion of apartments and other...

 

West LA College Awarded Grant to Increase Student Success in Calculus

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a nearly $200,000 grant to West Los Angeles College to pilot a computer-aided pre-calculus class with the goal of increasing the number of students wh...

 

Culver City High School's Vanessa Andrick Named National Merit Semifinalist

Culver City, Calif.) – This week, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that Culver City High School's Vanessa Andrick has been named among approximately 16,000...

 

NASA's Perseverance Rover Collects First Mars Rock Sample

This is a colored image of Perseverance's first cored-rock sample inside this titanium sample collection tube. Perseverance's First Cored Mars Rock in Sample Tube: Perseverance's first cored-rock...

 

JEWISH COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LOS ANGELES AWARDS $3.7 MILLION TO SUPPORT PANDEMIC RECOVERY INITIATIVES AT LOCAL JEWISH NONPROFITS AND SYNAGOGUES

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 9, 2021)—The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) today announced that it has awarded $3.7 million in grants to 45 local organizations, including 22 Jewish nonprofits and 23 synagogues, as they recover...

 

Neil Thomas Massie

Neil Thomas Massie, age 78, passed away peacefully in Danbury Connecticut of natural causes. Neil was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the oldest child of Philip Edwin and Gladys Ruth (Semler) Massie and had five siblings, Kate, Ann, Jane, Hugh...

 

LAFC is making a push towards the playoffs

A big win for the LAFC against Real Salt Lake injected a jolt of joy throughout the Banc of California Stadium last Sunday, as the LAFC snagged three points in a 3-2 victory. It took only 20 seconds f...

 

Culver City high school continues to shine in the sports spotlight

Culver City high school has been involved in some of the biggest sports stories in Southern California in the last two weeks. Last week former Lakers star Michael Cooper was hired to coach the boys'...

 

The AFC West is undefeated after week 1

The Los Angeles Chargers knew going into the 2021 season that the AFC West was a strong division and very competitive. They would need to get off to a fast start. For the third consecutive season, the Chargers have opened the season with a victory,...

 

Stafford is very efficient in first Rams start

Rams All-Pro cornerback Jalen Ramsey hit the nail on the head while addressing the media following the Los Angeles Rams impressive 2021 opening season 34-14 win over the Chicago Bears: "His command,...

 

USC and UCLA play important football games on Saturday

The UCLA Bruins and the USC Trojans face tough competition this Saturday when they play two good teams. USC will travel to Pullman Washington to play Washington State at 12:30 p.m. and UCLA plays a...

 

Centaurs win an exciting game against Pasadena

Friday night football at Cuvler City High is always showtime and the 2021 season home opener was no different. The Centaurs spotted visiting Pasadena High a 28-17 lead going into halftime. Undaunted,...

 

RELAY FOR LIFE COMING September 18

Culver City Observer Feature Writer, Sandra Coopersmith, who is a member of the Green Team, will be covering this event that also includes the communities of Culver City, Ladera Heights, View Park,...

 

A Christmas Carol at The Ahmanson Theatre

Three-time Emmy winner Bradley Whitford ("The Handmaid's Tale," "The West Wing," "Get Out," "The Post") will play the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in the magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens'...

 

'Ambush Shooting' Lands 1 Suspect in Hospital

By Jack Simon Culver City police have arrested two people on attempted murder charges and one man on accessory charges in connection with an ambush shooting last month. One of the suspects was apparently shot by the victim and ended up in a local...

 

Cafe Robbery Shocks Fairfax

Staff and Wire Services 9/9/21: Crime has been an ongoing issue in the Fairfax area during the pandemic. LA was shocked by a videotaped armed robbery of three diners sitting outside a cafe on Melrose near Fairfax. One man has been arrested in an...

 

County Favors Split

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer The City of Malibu’s petition to split the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District into two separate districts received a major boost from county officials this week. Los Angeles County Office of Education...

 

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