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 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 23, 2022 

Good things come to those who wait

For the first time in almost three decades the Culver City baseball program will have a new head coach. Culver City stayed in house and hire one of their own. Devaughn Wallace was named the head...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    June 23, 2022 

Olé, Lynne Davidson!

Life just came full circle for that 12-year-old girl who worked part-time clearing tables at Tito's Tacos, her grandfather's restaurant, in the summer of 1966. One day, exhausted after several hours...

 

Dodgers Add Trayce Thompson

The Los Angeles Dodgers added outfielder Trayce Thompson to the active roster and placed left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson on the injured list with left forearm tendinitis. Additionally, the Dodgers transferred right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler to...

 

Los Angeles Chargers Sign Safety JT Woods

The Los Angeles Chargers today signed safety JT Woods to a rookie contract. The Bolts selected Woods in the third round with the No. 79 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Woods played in all 50 games over his four seasons at Baylor, starting 28 of...

 

Black Friday was one of Steely Dan's hits revitalized at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday

Walter Becker, may he rest in peace, has gone on to jam in the world beyond, so Donald Fagen is carrying the torch for his fallen bandmate and continuing to delight Steely Dan's adoring fans, like he...

 

Jeff Gillette Succumbs

With profound sadness, we relay the news that past president of the Exchange Club Jeff Gillette has passed away after a long illness. Jeff Gillette was a big part of our club as he co -chaired and...

 

Sister Pauline MacDonald RSHM

November 22, 1942 - May 22, 2022 A Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for 58 years, Sister Pauline "Mitzi" MacDonald died on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the age of 79, in Orange, California, after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. One of two...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 9, 2022

Culver City high school cross country creates a balance program

In the very competitive world of high school athletics the Culver City high school cross-country program has managed to put together a competitive team while balancing a solid program and maintaining...

 

CCHS Softball

While playing mostly infield for the Culver City high school girls softball team, the sure-handed Evann McDowell was named to the All-CIF Division 4 softball team this week. She had the second...

 

Mary Elizabeth Trepany

Betty Trepany, 98, longtime resident of Santa Monica, was born in Detroit to George and Elizabeth McClellan. After graduating from high school, she entered the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary convent in Monroe, Mich. She realized...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 2, 2022

Family culture continues to keep UCLA softball on top

UCLA softball is a super program. A dynasty. They are headed back to the College Softball World Series for the seventh time in a row. For the past 40 years the program has been one of the best in the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 2, 2022

Culver City girls track team steps up once again

People say you should save your best for the last performance. That’s just what the Culver City girls track team did when they competed against some of the top track and field athletes in the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 26, 2022

Culver City high School girls were born to run

Six Culver City high school girls will be running in one of the top track and field State Meets in the nation when they step on the track at Buchanan high school in Clovis, California Friday evening d...

 

Local Briefs

Venice High School Locked Down Venice High School was temporarily locked down Friday morning following reports of a weapon on campus. Los Angeles Unified School District police were called to the school located at 13000 Venice Boulevard around 10...

 

Coping Creatively Through POPS Clubs

Enlightening, thought-provoking, intriguing, profound, insightful, funny, heartbreaking, hopeful, inspiring – you name it. That describes Dear Friends, which was published in April and is the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 19, 2022

Girl's track is the last Culver City high school team standing

When the spring CIF playoffs started a few weeks ago several Culver City teams and individuals had their eye on the big prize, a CIF title. Only one team and one individual was able to accomplish...

 

CCHS Student Stands Out in Art Contest

Culver City High School freshman Valentina Leguizamon has earned an Honorable Mention in the West Basin Municipal Water District’s 2022 Water is Life student art contest. The contest encourages...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 12, 2022

Culver City high school lacrosse and track teams take the next step

At press time (Tuesday 5/10) four Culver City high school teams were still alive in the prestigious CIF playoffs and track and field meets. The girls’ and boys’ lacrosse teams and the girls and...

 

Trio of Incoming Bruins Earn WBCA High School All-America Honors

Incoming UCLA freshmen Kiki Rice, Gabriela Jaquez and Londynn Jones have been selected as High School All-Americans by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). Rice, the Gatorade and Naismith National Player of the Year, is a first-team...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 12, 2022

It's a family affair for Culver City high school golf

A brother and sister combination on the Culver City high school golf teams enjoyed success during the recent Bay league finals. They both played a great two rounds of golf in the finals. Senior...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Renteria Seeks Council Seat in November

“I love Culver City, but our city is at a crossroads. We need a City Council that is truly inclusive, that can take on the difficult issues without becoming divisive and a City Council that especially puts public safety first. I believe I can make...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Girl Scout Gold Award Project Free Seed and Compost Giveaway

In order to combat the issues of food waste, it is essential that people start connecting with their food. There will be free USDA Certified Organic compost and a selection of non-GMO seeds available for anyone who is interested in gardening to...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 5, 2022

Centaur track stars shine at Bay League Finals

The Culver City high school track and field teams did not score a lot of team points last Friday night at the Bay league Finals at Mira Costa high school but their individual performances lit up the...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    May 5, 2022

Chargers get stronger and faster through the draft

After being unable to consistently establish a running game and being unable to stop the run on the defensive side of the ball in 2021, Los Angeles Chargers head coach Brandon Staley and General Manager Tom Telesco were determined to address the issu...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 5, 2022

Culver City high school teams start CIF playoffs this week

The most exciting time for any sport is the playoffs. The Culver City high school Centaurs are fortunate to have six teams in the spring sports playoffs. Baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse...

 

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