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Chip Kelly To Decide Between UCLA And Florida

The Chip Kelly drama has reached a new chapter. Last weekend UCLA fired head football coach Jim Mora and news spread that they want Kelly, the former Oregon coach, to replace him. That information...

 

Chicago To Host NBA All-Star 2020

The NBA has announced that Chicago has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2020. The 69th annual game will take place at the United Center, home of the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls, on Sunday, Feb. 16. This will mark the third NBA All-Star in...

 

Rams Suffer First Road Loss

It was a bloody lip to say the least. The Los Angeles Rams got a stiff dose of reality, a thorough and convincing 24-7 loss to the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. The Rams had...

 

George Petrelli's Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

The Petrelli family invites you to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in a most traditional way. That’s the way George Petrelli and his Uncle Joe insisted it be done and the tradition carries on. You will think you’re at family dinner with the...

 

Rams Thrill Fans In Latest Victory

Welcome home Los Angeles Rams fans. The Coliseum finally became home field advantage for the Rams as they pounced on the Houston Texans, 33-7, to improve their 2017 record to 7-2. The NFC West...

 
 By G Laase    Sports    November 23, 2017

CHANGE IS IN THE AIR

Under new head coach, Reggie Morris, the Culver High Boys Varsity Basketball team started its 2017-18 season with a convincing win in the first round of the Trevor Ariza Tip-Off Tournament held in Wes...

 

Albert Vera Kicks Off City Council Campaign With Packed House of Supporters

Business owner, commissioner and lifelong Culver City resident Albert Vera kicked off his campaign for a seat on the Culver City Council in the April, 2018 election in front of a packed house on Sunda...

 

Culver Football Advances In Playoffs!

The victory was sweet. Among the date palm tree farms just south of Palm Springs the Culver City High football team forged a new path into the 2017 CIF Playoff semifinals with a resilient 45-27...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    November 23, 2017

Onrushing Chargers Eye Top Of Division

Sometimes a new head football coach in the NFL is so desperate to spark the offense and win that he will make a decision out of desperation. On Sunday, that is exactly what happened to Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott, who decided to bench an...

 

National Police Week Is A Good Idea

Many police departments throughout our country took part in celebrating National Police Week. In 2016 one hundred and thirty-five officers were killed in the line of duty according to the National...

 

It's Not About The Gravy

The velvet texture of gratitude, as comforting as that first sip of hot cocoa on a chilling day; it cossets us, suffusing mind and body. Feeling grateful is good for us; it improves physical health...

 

Jedd Fisch Is Named UCLA Interim Head Coach

After UCLA fired head football coach Jim Mora following the Bruins’ 28-23 loss to USC Saturday night Jedd Fisch was named interim head coach. Fisch has been an assistant at five colleges and became UCLA’s offensive co-ordinator a year ago....

 

Pre Owned DVD Sale

The Friends of the Library will be holding a DVD sale on December 2 at the Julian Dixon Culver City Library from 11 am to 3 pm. There will also be a member’s only preview sale on December 1 from 3 pm to 6 pm. Non-members can sign up to become...

 

Wende Museum Opens to the Public

It’s a fitting location for the Wende Museum: the former National Guard Armory. The Armory, built in 1949 has fallout shelters in anticipation of a nuclear attack on the United States. Fortunately the bomb hardened shelters were never needed. The...

 

Dodgers' Yasiel Puig Wins First-Career Defensive Player of The Year Award

Wilson®, The Official Ball Glove of Major League Baseball® announces the 2017 Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Awards. The Twins' 23-year-old centerfield phenom Byron Buxton is one of five...

 

Congratulations Magic and Rob, The Roster Makes Sense

The biggest complaint I’ve heard from Laker fans in the last five years is the lack of improvement in the annual roster. Since the Lakers lost four straight first round playoff games to the San Antonio Spurs in 1912 and haven’t qualified since th...

 

Trojan Football Gets Ready For Pac-12 Championship

The USC football team, fresh off a close 28-23 win over cross town rival UCLA last Saturday at the Coliseum, will play for the Pac-12 championship on December 1, at 5 p.m.at Levi's Stadium in Santa...

 

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