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 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 10, 2021 

St. Francis ends Culver City's dream boy's lacrosse season

Culver City's dream lacrosse season came to a disappointing end last Tuesday on the Culver City high school campus when La Canada St. Francis out lasted the Centaurs, 15-8 in the Division 2 CIF...

 
 News    June 10, 2021 

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Disneyland Opens Avengers Theme Park As Covid retreats, Disney is advancing with the world's very first Avenger's theme park. The Avengers Campus will open on June 4 at Disney California Adventure Park. "In just a few days, you'll be invited to team...

 

Jackson's Remarkable Record of Service to the Community

The St. Bernard High School senior had not yet begun school when she learned that helping others was something everyone was expected to do. "I got it from my grandma," said Jackson. "We helped the nei...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    June 3, 2021

UCLA closes spring football practice healthy and optimistic

The UCLA Bruins football team finished the 2020 season with a bad taste in their mouths and if the final spring practice is any indication, they are ready to spring into action this fall to get that...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 3, 2021

Centaurs make their presence felt in the CIF playoffs

The pandemic can not stop the Culver City varsity sports machine. It keeps rolling along. During the past week seven Culver City teams played and ran in the prestigious CIF playoffs. Baseball, boys'...

 

CCUSD Creates First Assistant Superintendent of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At last night's regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting, the CCUSD Board of Education made a landmark decision to create a new, cabinet-level position designed develop and lead programs and...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 27, 2021

Culver City's best boy's lacrosse team hopes to win a title

When someone says you are the best, that puts a lot of pressure on that team. Just ask the Lakers and Dodgers. The Culver City boys' lacrosse team hopes to prove everyone right when they start the...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 27, 2021

Culver City basketball is building a strong foundation for the future

For many years Culver City high school basketball has been an average program. While other sports have won league and CIF Championships the basketball program has struggled at times but the last fours...

 

SMMUSD to Demolish Historic Building

by Alyssa Erdley News with Attitude The Santa Monica-Malibu(for now) School District seeking to demolish the art moderne History building in the center of the Samohi campus teaches the public an important civics lesson. Never vote in favor of school...

 

Culver City Education Foundation Kicks Off 40th Anniversary

The Culver City Education Foundation kicked off its 40th anniversary year celebration with a successful "drive in" fundraiser on May 1 that raised $55,000. More than 100 families watched a special...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 20, 2021

Unsung heroes make athletic departments shine in the spotlight

Culver City athletic department and teams are some of the bests in Southern California. For the past 50 years the Centaurs have produced competitive and championship teams in almost every sport....

 

They're back: Over 50% of Students at SMMUSD Return to Campus

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer More than half of the students in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District have returned to campus for in-person instruction and the percentage is increasing daily, school officials said on Monday. But...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 13, 2021

Eckhaus and Pait make the Los Angeles Times first team

For the first time in school history two Culver City football players made the Los Angeles Times Southern California first team. Quarterback Zevi Eckhaus and receiver Emari Pait. Eckhaus was also...

 

SamoHI, Malibu High Top Schools

By Jack Simon Santa Monica and Malibu high schools are now among the top 150 high schools in California. Santa Monica was ranked 98 while Malibu placed 146 among more than 2600 public high schools in the Golden State, according to rankings by U.S....

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 6, 2021

Trojans dominate the Bruins in track and field

The USC Trojans came into Westwood last Sunday and dominated the UCLA Bruins in their annual dual meet. The Bruins men dropped the baton in the 400-meter relay in one of the first races on the track...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    May 6, 2021

Coach Hooper does double duty in the weight room and on the field

Culver City high school football team has some of the best coaches in Southern California and one of them is their strength and conditioning and wide receiver coach Michael Hooper. Hooper is a former...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    May 6, 2021

Charger fans have hope after a good 2021 NFL Draft

In the 1994 movie, “The Shawshank Redemption,” a constant theme throughout the movie was hope. As Andy Dufresne said to his good friend Red, “hope is a good thing, maybe even the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” That is true as...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 6, 2021

Rams hope they made the right draft picks

On paper, the Los Angeles Rams got decent results without the benefit of a first-round pick during the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland. They were resourceful in gaining three additional picks in the last...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

St. Bernard High School Returns Students to Campus!

Smiling faces, hidden by facemasks of course, were evident across the St. Bernard High School campus last week as the Playa del Rey school launched a successful Welcome Week event that saw students...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Fire Near Westlake High

Several Westlake Village homes were evacuated Thursday afternoon after a brush fire burned 24 acres north of Westlake High School. The fire in the 500 block of Country Valley Road, drew about 5...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

SMMUSD to Sell $280 Million in Bonds

By Jack Simon, Observer Staff Writer The Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District is preparing to sell $280 million of bonds for both Measure M (for Malibu Schools) and Measure SMS (for Santa Monica Schools) in the coming months, district...

 

CCHS Booster Club to host Fundraising Event

The past twelve months have been a challenge for everyone, including the student athletes at Culver City High School and the organization that supports them, the Booster Club. Centaur teams left the field of play in March 2020 and the wildly popular...

 

Transforming Pain into Empowerment Through POPS Clubs

It’s hard enough being a teenager navigating the bridge between childhood and adulthood while acclimating to a pandemic, school shutdowns, remote learning, and all the attendant anxiety of these...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    April 29, 2021

Chargers 2021 mock NFL draft

Unlike last season, the Los Angeles Chargers did not enter the 2021 NFL draft with the need for a quarterback of the future, due to the selection of quarterback Justin Herbert in the first round last year. Herbert, the offensive Rookie of the Year...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    April 29, 2021

Culver City's Greatest of All-Time

The entertainment world had Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson. The sports world has Tom Brady and Michael Jordan, and Culver City high school has Zevi Eckhaus. Obviously is not logical to compare a...

 

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