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  • BREAKING NEWS: Local Fire Departments Sent to Battle Lake Fire

    Jul 11, 2024

    Strike Team Deployment Culver City has deployed a second engine on the #LakeFire burning in Santa Barbara County.stations here in Culver City remained fully staffed as they have backfilled two reserve engines. Additional Firefighters from the Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica fire department made up the strike teams. Orange County Fire Authority and a Los Angeles County firefighting helicopter were also dispatched to the fire. The LAFD sent a strike team...

  • Fireworks Illegal in Culver City

    Jul 4, 2024

    The Culver City Police and Fire Departments would like to remind residents and visitors that the sale and possession of all fireworks, including "safe and sane" fireworks, is illegal in Culver City. Violators may be subject to fines and arrest if caught displaying or possessing fireworks. We all must recognize the potential dangers of using and handling fireworks. The risk of injury, especially to children, is of great concern. Fireworks can negatively impact children, veterans, and pets. In add...

  • City Council Gets Gun Safety Report

    Jul 4, 2024

    Update on City's Homeless Efforts at this Week's Meeting The Culver City Police Department provided a presentation on Gun Violence Restraining Orders (GVRO). A GVRO is a civil court order requested by law-enforcement officers and select civilians, such as immediate family members, employers, or co-worker, when a person poses a danger to themselves or others. It prohibits controlling, possessing, purchasing, or receiving firearms, ammunition, and magazines. When used properly, a GVRO is one of...

  • Armed Robbery Ends in Fatal Traffic Collision

    Jul 4, 2024

    Los Angeles Police Department officials report that on Saturday, June 29 at 5:28 p.m., Southwest Area patrol officers responded to the 4900 block of West Adams Boulevard for an "Ambulance Shooting." When the officers arrived, they located a male inside a vehicle, severely injured as a result of a traffic collision. Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded and pronounced the male deceased at scene. The 33-year-old male's identity is being withheld pending notification to next of kin....

  • Runners Help Senior Reach Red Carpet

    Mar 28, 2024

    Numerous runners viewed the Screenland 5K as a tune-up to last Sunday's LA Marathon, but for most of the 2,600 guests from 17 states and four countries, the eighth annual race at Ivy Station represented a pinnacle accomplishment. "Thank you, dear God. I got wobbly in the race and came home exhausted, but I had a wonderful time. I have to do this again next year," said Esther Pobre, 87, the oldest registered runner to finish on the red carpet. "The people around me kept me going. The runners...

  • City Shares Update on Local Homelessness Emergency

    Mar 7, 2024

    The City Council received another update from Tevis Barnes, Director of Housing and Human Services, on Culver City's homelessness emergency. Barnes spoke about the recent Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count. While numbers were not yet released, Barnes noted the number of individuals on the streets in Culver City were lower than previous years. Since the Homelessness Emergency was ratified by the City Council in January 2023, the City has dedicated over $15 million address homelessness for Fiscal...

  • One Dead in Del Rey House Fire

    Feb 22, 2024

    The Los Angeles Fire Department, with assistance from Culver City Fire Department battled flames in a fully-engulfed one-story single family home in DelRey that appeared to be vacant. It took 37 LAFD firefighters 41 minutes to extinguish the flames, holding the fire to the unit-of-origin. 4922 S. Sycamore Dr., near where Sepulveda Boulevard crosses Ballona Creek, After eliminating the blaze, two patients were found inside. One was transported to a local hospital in unknown condition, and sadly,...

  • Culver City Declares Local Emergency

    Feb 8, 2024

    In response to the ongoing inclement weather conditions and the increased risk of mudslides, Culver City has declared a local emergency and issued an evacuation warning for certain areas of the Culver Crest neighborhood. Difference Between Evacuation Warning and Evacuation Order • An evacuation warning means that it is time to prepare to leave your home and the area, gather your family, pets, basic needs and important paperwork and listen for instructions from local officials. • An eva...

  • CCPD Arrests 2 Burglary Suspects

    Feb 1, 2024

    Sunday night, January 28 at 10:18 pm, Culver City Police responded to a call for service of an alarm activation at a business located on the 5000 block of Uplander Way. Officers determined that two suspects had entered the business through the roof and noises coming from the building indicated that they may be attempting to break into a safe inside the business. Culver City Police Drone Team operators were able to determine that two suspects were still inside the business. At approximately...

  • Upates, Reminders, and Resources during Rainy Weather

    Feb 1, 2024

    What to Expect • Multiple rainstorms are expected over the next several days. • Heaviest rains (1 to 3 inches) are expected on Thursday, February 1st. • Winds are also expected. Gusts of 35 to 55 mph spreading through area Thursday and Friday, February 2nd. • Potential for flooded roads, downed utility wires, trees, and power outages. Next week's rainfall has potential to be even more impactful with more rain beginning on Sunday, February 4th, and continuing into the week. In prepara...

  • Woman Injured in Apartment Fire

    Jan 18, 2024

    The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a residential fire in the Mar Vista Neighborhood in the 3700 block of South Sawtelle Boulevard. The Culver City Fire Department assisted the LAFD. The adult female occupant of the apartment involved with fire, was transported to a local hospital by LAFD paramedics in fair condition following her exposure to "copious smoke from the fire," reported the LAFD. Cause of the fire is under investigation. There were no other injuries repor...

  • December 14 Marked The Sixtieth Anniversary of the Baldwin Hills Dam Collapse

    Stephen Hadland, Editor & Publisher|Jan 11, 2024

    On 14 December 1963, however, signs of lining failure began showing in the dam, with water from the reservoir leaking through the dam's east abutment. Around 11:15 A.M. on December 14, 1963, during a routine daily inspection, the reservoir's caretaker noticed that water had begun draining from the pipes beneath the asphalt membrane liner. Concerned by the unusual circumstance, the caretaker and the operating engineer engaged the outlet works designed to lower the reservoir in emergency...

  • Teen Arrested on assault with a deadly weapon charges Wednesday afternoon

    Sep 14, 2023

    Culver City police officers responded to a call about a reported stabbing about 3:18 p.m. Wednesday shortly after the end of the first day back to school. The incident took place. in the 3800 block of Prospect Ave., several blocks behind La Ballona Elementary School.. Officers arrived on scene and detained three juveniles. Two of the juveniles had stab wounds in the abdomen area and were bleeding. Culver City Fire department Paramedics arrived on scene and took the juveniles to a nearby hospital...

  • Stand-Off with a Machete

    Sep 7, 2023

    Last week, Officers from the Culver City Police Department (CCFD) responded along with the Culver City Fire Department to the 11000 Block of Ocean Ave. in the Lindberg Park neighborhood to an odor of smoke from the backyard of a residence that was under construction. Officers arrived on scene, made entry into the backyard, and located a subject armed with a machete who refused to drop it although the officers spoke to him in both English and Spanish. There was a small fire at one portion of the...

  • CCFD Responds to Report of Victim in Ballona Creek

    Aug 31, 2023

    At approximately 7 p.m. The Culver city Fire Department responded to Ballona Creek with a swift water rescue team after receiving reports of individuals jumping in the to a report Ballona Creek. The CCFD team with twenty two fire personnel on the bridge at Slauson avenue In Culver city. Culver City alerted the Los Angeles City Fire Department as the next city downstream from the incident. After an exhaustive search no one was located. The level of the creek was high due to the large volume of...

  • Police Arrest Suspect in Stabbing at Local Church

    Aug 24, 2023

    On Sunday August 20, at 8:18 pm, Culver City Police Officers responded to a call for service regarding a male subject who was wielding a knife at Grace Lutheran Church, located at 4427 Overland Ave. Officers arrived on scene and located and detained the suspect. They also located the victim, at the entry to the church building who was bleeding because of the attack. Culver City Fire Personnel responded and treated the victim for stab wounds to his neck and back. The victim was transported to a...

  • Mayor Bass Announces Preparedness Measures

    Aug 17, 2023

    After the National Hurricane Center issued its first ever tropical storm watch for Southern California today, Mayor Karen Bass announced preparedness measures the City is taking for heavy rain and winds, and urged Angelenos to stay vigilant and utilize city resources. Watch the press conference hosted earlier today here. "As we head into this weekend, I urge Angelenos to continue monitoring the hurricane and be mindful of extreme weather warnings," said Mayor Karen Bass. "We know the severe impact that weather can have on our communities. I am...

  • Juvenile has been arrested in connection with murder Saturday night

    Aug 10, 2023

    Culver City police officers responded to a call of a family disturbance at 5000 Block of Showboat Place at about 11:13 p.m. Officers made entry into the location and detained the juvenile suspect at the scene. The officers located the victim in the residence and immediately began life-saving measures by administering CPR. Culver City Fire Department arrived and continued treating The victim da Valachovic, 53, died at the scene, CCPD Detectives and Forensics were called to the scene to further...

  • Shopper Attacked Robbed

    Jul 20, 2023

    An Eighty year old woman was attack at around 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Raintree Village Shopping Center parking lot of First Citizens Bank, according to the Culver City Police Department. Police said a woman reported that a female suspect attempted to distract her as she entered her vehicle, then a male suspect struck the victim several times in the face and took her purse. Both suspects fled the scene in a newer-model gray SUV, police said. While the distraction was ongoing, a male suspect...

  • Elks Hold Appreciation Luncheon for Culver City Police & Fire Department

    Jul 20, 2023

    On Saturday, July 15, the Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 hosted an Afternoon of Appreciation for Culver City Police Department and Culver City Fire Department personnel. The Elks provided a barbecue lunch for more than 25 members of the Culver City Police and Fire Departments. In attendance was Mayor Albert Vega Jr. The mayor gave a short speech thanking and praising the fine men and women of both departments for their commitment to protecting Culver City's residents and businesses. The Elks...

  • Fireworks Show at West L. A. College

    Jun 29, 2023

    The Culver City Police and Fire Departments want to remind residents and visitors that the sale and possession of all fireworks is ILLEGAL in Culver City. This includes "safe and sane" fireworks. All violators may be subject to fines and arrest if caught displaying or in possession fireworks. It is important that the public recognize the potential dangers of the use and handing of fireworks. The risk of injury, especially to children and young adults, is of great concern to the Police and Fire...

  • Police, Fire Personnel Prevent Suicide

    Jun 29, 2023

    On Sunday June 11at approximately 7 p.m. Culver City Police Department (CCPD) officers and Culver City Fire Department (CCFD) personnel successfully prevented a suicide attempt on Slauson Avenue on the evening of June 11, as reported via a social media press release. CCPD officers were dispatched to the 5300 Block of Slauson Avenue in response to a report of a male subject attempting to commit suicide. Upon arrival, officers discovered a suicide note affixed to the door. CCPD officers collaborat...

  • Ballona Creek Armed Robbery

    Jun 15, 2023

    On May 25, at 9:15 am, Culver City Police Officers responded to a call for service regarding a male subject who was robbed and was bleeding in the area of 5100 Block of Cota Street. Officers met with the victim who advised them that he was walking in the La Ballona Creek, just west of Overland Ave when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect was armed with a knife and demanded the victim's cell phone. A struggle ensued over the phone at which point, the suspect swung the knife in the...

  • Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

    Jun 8, 2023

    Culver City's local fire department will celebrate Fire Service Day on Saturday, June 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Culver City Fire Station 1, located at 9600 Culver Boulevard in Culver City, California. It is a great opportunity to meet with local firefighters, learn more about lifesaving procedures and what they do daily, and check out the fire station and the fire trucks. The Culver City Fire Department is opening its station doors for the community to visit and tour the fire station,...

  • Spring into action: Give blood with the Red Cross

    Mar 16, 2023

    LOS ANGELES, March 16th — Spring is near! As the seasons change, the American Red Cross is reminding the public that the need for blood doesn’t take a break. Blood and platelets remain at risk of running low this month. Donors are crucial to helping the Red Cross avoid a blood shortage in the weeks to come. Donors of all blood types, especially type O donors and platelet donors, are encouraged to make and keep appointments to donate. Book a time to give by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App, or calling 1-8...

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