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Daniel Lee Named Culver City's First African-American Mayor

Culver City made history this week as it selected Daniel Lee as its first African-American Mayor. Sticking to its mayoral rotation tradition, the Culver City Council voted Monday night to hand over...

 

2021 NFL Power Rankings – Week 15

1. Green Bay Packers (10-3): The Packers are the No. 1 seed in the NFC after the Cardinals loss to the Rams. With a balanced offensive attack and a future Hall of Fame quarterback, the Packers should...

 

CC Police Arrest Kidnapping Suspect After 3-Hour Standoff

After a three-hour standoff, local police on Monday arrested a man who barricaded himself in a Culver City home after allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend hostage overnight. Culver City police were...

 

Culver City Arts Foundation Awards Over $10,000 to Local Artists on #GivingTuesday

Culver City, November 30, 2021 - The Culver City Arts Foundation (Culver Arts), which supports the arts and culture in Culver City, announced a successful second round of the Arts Resiliency Fund. As...

 

Man Killed in Crash On 405 Freeway in Culver City

A man was killed in a multiple-vehicle crash on an on-ramp to the 405 Freeway in Culver City on Monday morning, authorities reported. The deadly accident was reported 2:50 a.m. on the Jefferson Boulevard on-ramp to the southbound San Diego Freeway,...

 

Boat Beached Near Marina Del Rey

A boat was found beached near the Marina Del Rey Thursday. According to the Los Angeles County Fire Department Lifeguard Division, the incident was reported Thursday morning around 6 a.m. "Lifeguard...

 

HOLIDAY SAFETY BEGINS AT HOME

Between now and New Year's Day, first responders see an increase in 9-1-1 calls for emergencies related to carbon monoxide alarms and poisoning, electrical fires, and fires caused by unattended...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 16, 2021

Build more Homes For Everyone

Dear Editor, I acknowledge our presence on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Gabrielino/Tongva peoples. When this is expressed, some people think, “so give your house back”....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 16, 2021

CULVER CITY DEMOCRATS OPPOSE RECALL

Dear Culver City Voters, You may have heard about a proposed recall of Council Members Alex Fisch and Daniel Lee. The Culver City Democratic Club opposes this campaign. We urge you to not support it....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 16, 2021

New Residents Financially Unwelcome

Dear Editor, My wife and I moved to Palms in June 2020. We were interested in the area's walkability and proximity to Culver City, and I was a big fan of the Expo Line access, since I was about to...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    December 16, 2021

ADUs are Not the Answer

Dear Editor, In response to the affordable housing crisis, California’s lawmakers have changed single-family zoning as we knew it. In 2019, it became easier for owners to build both a full-size...

 

Herbert shows off special traits against Giants

What does an Most Valuable Player that plays the quarterback position look like? According to Chargers head coach Brandon Staley, "It looks like the guy that plays for us." The mythology surrounding...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    December 16, 2021

The Chargers are 2-0 in December, they played the Chiefs last Thursday

December football has not always been kind to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers entered the month of December with a 6-5 record, knowing that this December had to be different if they were going...

 

The Culver City girls soccer team is currently 4-3-1 and they travel to Torrance this weekend to play in a tournament against South Torrance and West Torrance.

Front Row (l-r) Natalie Gonzales, Mia Egure, Maren Brown, Lia Agapitos, Luna Chavez, Valentina Maceira, Kayla Wiedner, Diana Chavez, Karina Stuart, Tia Lucas. Back Row: Head Coach Peter Bartell,...

 

COVID hits Rams hard this week after win over Cardinals

The Sonoran Desert continues to be an oasis for the Los Angeles Rams as they beat the Cardinals for the seventh consecutive year at State Farm Stadium in Glendale Arizona. The 30-23 urgent victory...

 

Showtime comes to Culver City High School boys' basketball

Back in the 1980's the Los Angeles Lakers were know as the Showtime Lakers because they were the most entertaining team in basketball history. One of the stars on that team was high flying Michael Coo...

 

Lakers may have found their formula for success

Ferruccio Lamborghini had his engine schematics. Mansa Musa had the stars and after their 117-102 victory last week at the Staples Center over the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers may have...

 

Animal Liberation

DxE claims they have a "right to rescue." What this means in practice is that they can–as effectively vigilantes–come onto your property and seize your animals Direct Action Everywhere burst into...

 

Bad News Travels Fast

By David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer The word of a shooter at Santa Monica High School (there was no actual shooter), also caused an evacuation 3 miles up the road at Pacific Palisades High School (Palihi). When parents and students arrived at...

 

Council Approves New Uses for Shore Hotel

by Alyssa Erdley Observer Staff AP File Photo of the Shore Hotel on Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica. 12.10.21: The Santa Monica City Council, in a 4-3 vote, approved new uses sought by the Shore Hotel....

 

Fourth Omicron LA Case

Alyssa Erdley Observer Staff Writer 12.9.21 - The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced a fourth case of Covid-19 via the Omicron variant today. "This latest case is a possible result of local transmission," according to the press...

 

Gascon Indicates Some Victims - Rich and Famous Ones - Deserve Justice

By Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion 12/7/21 - LA County District Attorney George Gascon proudly announced yesterday the charging of a Los Angeles man with the murder of Jacqueline Avant. This particular...

 

Horse Rescued From Riverside Co. Ravine

TEMECULA (Fox11 News) - Sunny the horse is on his way to safety after he spent days trapped in a ravine. "He's my world I slept with him for two nights and three days to make sure he was safe. He's...

 

Local Briefs

Polar Bear Plunge on January 2, 2022 After a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the annual Polar Bear Swim returns to the Annenberg Community Beach House on Sunday, January 2, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 12...

 

School "Shooter" Arrested

By Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff Writer 12/6/21 - On Monday morning, the Santa Monica Police Department investigated two separate threat incidents, one at Saint Monica's High School on the north side of the city and the other at Santa Monica High...

 

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