Articles from the November 24, 2022 edition


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  • 'Anti-Semitic Hate Publication' Distributed in Culver City Last Sunday

    Nov 24, 2022

    An anti-Semitic publication has again been distributed in Culver City over the weekend, and local police have started an investigation. On Sunday, Nov. 20, the Culver City Police Department learned of “anti-Semitic hate” materials distributed in one neighborhood. Multiple residents reported receiving copies of this publication, police said. “The publication was produced by a known hate group who has distributed similar hate materials in surrounding cities,” CCPD said in a statement. Similar incidents have been reported in the past year in othe...

  • 2022 NFL Power Rankings – Week 12

    Bill Seals - Fred Altieri, Sports Reporters - PFWA Members|Nov 24, 2022

    1. Kansas City Chiefs (8-2): Quarterback Patrick Mahomes just keeps on rolling each week. This week Mahomes completed 20 of 34 passes for 329 yards and three touchdowns, while also rushing for 23 yards. Just another week for a great quarterback in a come-from-behind win over the Chargers, 30-27. Next: -15.5 vs Los Angeles Rams - Sun, Nov. 27 – O/U: 43 (ATS: 4-6 – O/U: 5-5) 2. Philadelphia Eagles (9-1): It took all sixty minutes, but in the end the Eagles were able to pull out a tough and har...

  • CC Council Okays Proposed Settlement Framework With Sentinel Peak Resources

    Nov 24, 2022

    Negotiations between Culver City and Sentinel Peak Resources regarding options to the Oil Termination Ordinance to avoid litigation have apparently been very productive. This week, the City Council approved a proposed settlement framework with Sentinel Peak which includes a phased-out schedule as wells as provisions regarding restoration, insurance and just transition of the city’s portion of Inglewood Oil Field. “This is a negotiation for certainty,” said Councilmember Alex Fisch. Accor...

  • Culver City Releases Positive Report on MOVE Project

    Nov 24, 2022

    Culver City has released a positive “mid-point’ pilot report on the MOVE project. The report shows bus ridership up by 52%, cycling activity up by 32% and pedestrian activity up by 18%, according to city officials, who added that. the intersection at Culver Boulevard and Main Street has seen a 98% increase in cycling activity. Despite street improvements, the MOVE project did contribute to a two-minute increase in drive time through the project during ‘peak periods’, according to the report....

  • USC wins classic showdown against UCLA in Pasadena

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Nov 24, 2022

    In a game that lived up to the hype, the USC Trojans held on for a 48-45 win over the UCLA Bruins last Saturday night at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. The Trojans win clinches a berth in the Pac-12 Championship Game in Las Vegas on Friday night, December 2 nd . The loss eliminated the Bruins from the conference championship game. The win improved the Trojans record to 10-1 for the season. USC also moved up in the AP Football Poll to No. 5 in the nation. The loss dropped the Bruins to 8-3 for the...

  • Williams puts USC football on another level

    Eric Lambkins II, Sports Reporter|Nov 24, 2022

    When Lincoln Riley said he planned to win a championship at Southern California over the summer at the Pac-12 Media Day, many people scoffed at the notion. It turns our Riley was right, whether it was hubris or faith that led him to believe he would impact the culture and success at USC in his first year. As he predicted, the Trojans are primed at a title run after their season's 10-1 start. After USC stormed into the Rose Bowl and etched out a 48-45 win over UCLA Saturday night, they can make...

  • Chiefs edge Chargers, head to Arizona on Sunday

    Bill Seals, Sports Reporter|Nov 24, 2022

    Some things never change. If the Kansas City Chiefs are playing the Chargers in Los Angeles, it is safe to predict that the game is going to be close, and it is going be a heartbreaking loss for the Chargers. Sunday’s game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood was no exception as the Chiefs came from behind in the last minute of the game to beat the Chargers, 30-27. The Chiefs have never lost to the Chargers in Los Angeles. They are 6-0 against the Chargers in Los Angeles. The Chiefs have won nine s...

  • Dear Editor:

    Letters|Nov 24, 2022
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    On November 17, 2022, our new councilmember-elect Dan O’Brien described his plan for addressing homelessness in an interview with Culver City News. It’s incomprehensible. O’Brien starts with the premise that not enough housing is available for the homeless, that “providing housing is a long term game,” and so until that housing is available we need “enforcement of encampment laws.” He wants to approach unhoused people with services and housing and if they refuse say, “I’m sorry you can’t b...

  • REFLECTIONS ON L.A. GOAL AND THE HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE

    Nov 24, 2022

    Submitted by Karen Wallen, LICSW If L.A. GOAL was a gemstone, it would be an exquisite heart-shaped rose quartz crystal, the stone of unconditional love. I discovered L.A. GOAL in 2011 when I was selling my jewelry at the library’s outdoor book sale. All day, I saw folks going into the building next door. They came out very happy with arms full of shopping bags. The next year, I was incredibly fortunate to be welcomed there myself to sell my creations at L.A. GOAL’s Holiday Boutique. L.A. GOAL is a Culver City non-profit organization that par...

  • Tuli Tuipulotu of the University of Southern California has been named the Week 11 Lott IMPACT® Trophy Player of the Week

    Nov 24, 2022

    By Trent Rush, Media Relations, The Lott IMPACT® Trophy Tuli Tuipulotu of the University of Southern California has been named the Lott IMPACT® Trophy Player of the Week for the eleventh week of the 2022 college football season. Tuipulotu currently leads the nation in sacks and added 2.5 more in the Trojans 55-17 rout of Colorado. Tuipulotu also forced a fumble and broke up a pass with three total tackles in that game. The junior defensive lineman, from Hawthorne, California, is a semifinalist f...

  • Veterans Day in Culver City

    Nov 24, 2022

    Veterans’ Day marked the start of the fourth annual Culver Tribute to Heroes – Field of Valor. Organized and sponsored Exchange Club of Culver City, this event honors military veterans and first responders through the installation of 500 full-sized American flags. Each flag is adorned with a yellow ribbon showing the name and service branch for each of the individuals being honored. The flags honoring vets and first responders are installed at Veterans Memorial Park in Culver City. At ope...

  • Suspects in 2 Culver City Armed Robberies Nabbed by BHPD

    Nov 24, 2022

    Two men who allegedly committed two armed robberies in Culver City were arrested by Beverly Hills police last week after a brief standoff with authorities. According to the Culver City Police Department, the two suspects went on a crime spree on the afternoon of November 9. The first robbery occurred around 1:45 p.m. near Washington Boulevard and Sepulveda Boulevard, where the two suspects had rear-ended a woman's vehicle and approached her at gunpoint, said CCPD. They took her phone and drove away before committing a similar crime minutes...

  • Freddy Puza Overtakes Denice Renteria for 2nd Place in Tight City Council Race

    Nov 24, 2022

    City Council candidate Freddy Puza received good news from the Los Angeles County Registrar this past week, but the Council race is not over as mailed-in ballots are still being counted daily. The latest election update show that Puza passed challenger Denice Renteria for the second open seat on the City Council. He also holds a small lead – 228 votes – over incumbent Alex Fisch who moved to third place in the race. According to semi-official results released yesterday afternoon, Dan O’B...

  • Human Skeletal Remains Found inside Culver City Water Pipeline

    Nov 24, 2022

    Culver City police have begun an investigation following the recent discovery of human skeletal remains inside an empty water pipeline near Venice and Sepulveda Boulevards. The remains were found on November 5 by employees of the Metropolitan Water District conducting an inspection of the water pipeline, according to the Culver City Police Department. The Water District employees told police that while “inspecting an empty water pipeline, they found skeletal remains,” CCPD said in a statement. The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has confi...

  • Jesse Nuñez a New President and Chief Executive of Culver City Chamber of Commerce

    Nov 24, 2022

    After an extensive national search, the Board of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce announced the hiring today of entrepreneur and former Dodgers executive Jesse Nuñez as the new Chamber President & CEO. Nuñez, who has founded and run two of his own businesses, was most recently founder and CEO of 5MX Incorporated, a mobile digital brand development platform startup. In that role, he led fundraising efforts; secured a variety of athletes, actors and celebrities for development of individual b...

  • Avoid a Holiday Tragedy

    Letters|Nov 24, 2022

    Dear Editor, Avoid a Holiday Tragedy The holiday season comes with family gatherings, social time with friends, and office parties. These joyful events can lead to life-altering consequences, like drunken driving. When I was 16 years old in 1992, a drunken driver hit me. I had a four-month coma, broken bones, paralysis and brain injuries. My gait and speech are affected and I lost my driving and hearing abilities. For 30+ years, I read lips and cannot enjoy holiday music anymore. Drunken...

  • Heart breaking loss ends Culver City's football season

    Steve Finley, Sports Editor|Nov 24, 2022

    Losses come in a lot of different categories. You can get blown out by your opponent. You can lose on the last play of the game. You can play your worst game of the year at any time during the season. Turnovers and mistakes can cost you the game. You can play great one minute and bad the next minute. Last Friday night Culver City's varsity football team checked almost all the boxes. Their 17-14 loss to Loyola in the CIF Division 6 playoffs on the Culver City high school campus was one of their...

  • UCLA MEN'S BASKETBALL SIGNS SEBASTIAN MACK TO NATIONAL LETTER OF INTENT

    Nov 24, 2022

    The UCLA men’s basketball program has received a signed National Letter of Intent (NLI) from high school senior Sebastian Mack, as announced on Wednesday by Mick Cronin, The Michael Price Family UCLA Men’s Head Basketball Coach. Mack, a 6-foot-3 combo guard from Las Vegas, Nev., becomes the third high school player during the early signing period to sign with the Bruins, joining 6-foot-8 guard/forward Brandon Williams from New York and 6-foot-10 forward/center Devin Williams (no relation) from Lake Elsinore, Calif. “Sebastian is an explo...

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