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Culver City Measure RE: Fair Property Transfer Tax? Or 'Millionaire Mansion Tax?'

When Culver City residents cast their ballots in the next two weeks, they will also decide the fate of Measure RE, which would increase the city's real estate transfer tax (RETT) for sales above $1.5 million. If approved, Measure RE would generate...

 

Young Adults Still Driving Covid-19 Cases; Culver City's Infection Rate Slowing Down

Public health officials this week reported that young adults are still driving up L.A. County's Covid-19 cases but the rate of inflection is slowing down, especially in Culver City. Throughout the...

 

Robbery Suspect Arrested

On Saturday October 18, at 3:24 PM, Culver City Police Officers responded to a radio call of a vehicle break-in in progress in the 3400 block of Cattaragus Avenue. During the incident, the owner of...

 

Burglary at Samy's Camera

On Sunday October 18 at 10:14 PM, Culver City Police Officers responded to a call of a possible burglary in progress at Samy's Camera located 4411 Sepulveda Boulevard. The reporting party noticed the...

 

CCUSD Named Third Most Diverse District in the State

Niche, a website that helps parents discover schools and neighborhoods that are right for them, has named Culver City Unified School District the third most diverse school district in California. The...

 

Rams Host Bears on heels of 49ers loss

Not quite ready for prime time. The Los Angeles Rams are looking to rebound from a lack of execution in their 24-16 loss to the San Francisco 49ers during the past Sunday Night Football clash at...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    October 22, 2020

Chargers face a must-win scenario against the Jaguars

The Los Angeles Chargers will return to action this weekend after a much-needed bye week. They return to the field with a 1-4 record and a four-game losing streak to greet the Jacksonville Jaguars,...

 

2020 NFL Power Rankings – Week 07

1.Seattle Seahawks (5-0): The Seahawks are coming off a bye and will now face the toughest part of their schedule. The next five weeks they play the Cardinals on the road, then get the 49ers at home,...

 

Angel City Football Club Officially Joins NWSL

It's official, Folks! Today, October 21, 2020 will go down as a landmark date in Los Angeles sports history as Angel City Football Club confirmed its name and officially joined the National Women's...

 

CLIPPERS NAME TYRONN LUE HEAD COACH

The L.A. Clippers have named Tyronn Lue as the team's head coach, it was announced today by Clippers president of basketball operations Lawrence Frank. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. Lue will become the franchise's 26th he...

 

Pac-12 special date football television selections announced

The Pac-12 Conference and its television partners ESPN & FOX Sports have announced network designations and potential kickoff times for all "special date" football games occurring on Fridays this...

 

Condo for Under $1,000,000

By Miguel Covarrubias Gary Limjap at the Santa Monica Montana office of Coldwell Banker Realty, has listed a townhome for $999,000. Located at 1420 Princeton St., Unit 5, in Santa Monica, Calif., the...

 

Corona Prison During Covid

by Ms. Amber S. Jackson, Lucky Lifer Editor introduction: Ms. Jackson wrote to us from C.I.W. asking if she could write a regular weekly column about life in prison. After growing up in foster homes, she entered prison at age 20 when she disfigured...

 

Spa Owner Pleads Guilty to Mask Hoarding

The owner of the luxury spa where Gwyneth Paltrow famously recommended a 'vaginal steam' has landed in hot water with the courts. Niki Schwarz, 55, owner of Tikkun Holistic Spa in Santa Monica, plead...

 

Keep Summer Blue: Lake Tahoe, the Perfect COVID Vacation - Part One

By Kat Thomas This summer multiple members of the Edible Skinny family were lucky enough to vacation in Lake Tahoe, CA! As anyone in 2020 knows, COVID-19 was the hurdle to this year's summer, with man...

 

SMPD Chief Quits

SMPD Chief Cynthia Renaud is retiring following intense criticism of her department’s response to looting and arson of businesses during a George Floyd protest march on May 31, 2020. A city statement credits her with cutting crime and other...

 

Seabrooks Appointed Acting SMPD Chief

Former Santa Monica Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks will resume the role of interim chief until a permanent replacement is found. In a statement released last week, the city cited “strained community-police relations” as contributing to her...

 

Starbucks on Main Street Closes

It was opened sometime in the 1990's. But Starbucks on Main Street has closed permanently. Staff were offered transfers to one of Santa Monica's ten open locations. "As part of Starbucks' standard...

 

Laughter Supports a Clothing Drive For The Homeless

By Christine Peake Finally, a good news story that not only brings a few good laughs but also the generosity of some of the leading comics in Los Angeles who collectively have joined together - not to...

 

Storage Wars

By Samuel Alioto It may not go down as the most significant endorsement of the political season, but a local storage unit operator has come out against Proposition 15. "Normally, we do not communicate with our customers about ballot measures,"...

 

World Champion Dodgers to Hold Celebration At Later Date

LOS The World Champion Los Angeles Dodgers today issued the following statement: This season was everything we believed it could be. It was just missing one thing: The best fans in baseball. While...

 

Covid-19 Affects Fundraising Activities For Advisory Council

Instead of preparing to celebrate another school year, we continue to react in real-time to the exigencies of a global pandemic, civil unrest, and the deepest recession in recent memory. Unfortunately, one of the results of the Corona virus is the...

 

Parking Enforcement extended

To make every effort to help people stay home and slow the spread of OVID-19, the City of Culver City will continue relaxed parking enforcement through November 14 and will be subject to extensions...

 

UCLA Study on Covid-19

UCLA is seeking people who were tested for Covid-19 no more than 5 days ago and were positively diagnosed, who still have symptoms but haven't been hospitalized. Or those close contact with someone...

 

You can bet on Betts to come through in the clutch

For the past five or six years the Dodgers have put together some very good teams. All they needed was a clutch and energetic player to bring out the best in the rest of their stars. That player is...

 

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