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News, Technology, Culver City, Sony

Sony Executives Assure Company Will Survive Following Cyberattack

Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:18 am

Still reeling from a cyberattack that crippled the studio three weeks ago, top executives from Sony Pictures Entertainment have assured employees that the company would survive, it was reported today.

News, Culver City, Fbi, Sony

FBI Investigates Threatening Emails Sent To Sony Pictures Entertainment Employees

Posted Dec. 6, 2014, 8:51 am

The FBI confirmed Friday that it is investigating threatening emails sent to employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment in the wake of a crippling computer attack targeting the studio.

Surveillance footage released of two suspects released by the Culver City Police Department on Thursday morning.

News, Police Department, Culver City

Culver City Police Release Images Of Senior Citizen Attack Suspects

Posted Dec. 4, 2014, 10:55 am

Culver City police made public today images of a young man and a female wanted for questioning in an attack on an senior citizen on city bus.

News, Film, Culver City, Sony

Sony Pictures Entertainment In Culver City Suffer Crippling Computer Attack

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 9:03 am

Life is returning to normal for Sony Pictures Entertainment after a computer attack -- possibly inspired by an upcoming comedy dealing with North Korea -- that crippled the studio early last week, it was reported today.

News, Police Department, Culver City

High Speed Chase Ends In Culver City; Suspect Arrested After Three-Hour Standoff

Posted Nov. 25, 2014, 9:26 am

A man who led authorities on a chase at speeds of more than 100 mph from Santa Clarita to Culver City barricaded himself on the roof of an apartment building for more than three hours Monday before surrendering.

News, Police Department, Culver City

Culver City Man Sexually Assaults Child Of Woman Met Through Online Dating

Posted Nov. 15, 2014, 9:09 am

A Culver City man was arrested today on suspicion of sexually assaulting the child of a woman he met through an online dating website, police said.

The bumper stop and OCS pole at the end of Phase 1 in Culver City.

News, Santa Monica, Exposition Light Rail, Culver City

Expo Phase 2 Reaches Major Milestone: Electrical Lines Connected To Phase 1

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:46 am

After more than two years of construction, Expo Phase 2 reached a significant milestone this past weekend as crews began tying together the electrical components of Phase 2 of the Expo Line with Phase 1 at the Culver City station.

News, 405 Freeway, Culver City

Cement Truck Overturns On 405 Freeway In Culver City, Spilling Its Load

Posted Nov. 8, 2014, 8:22 am

Firefighters used brooms and shovels to move the fast-drying load of cement from an overturned mixer from northbound lanes of the San Diego (405) Freeway in Culver City early today.

News, Police Department, Culver City

Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle In Culver City On Friday Night

Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 6:57 am

A man was struck by a vehicle in Culver City on Friday night and hospitalized.

Surveillance footage of the masked Culver City gunman.

News, Police Department, Culver City

Surveillance Images Released Of Masked Culver City Gunman Who Robbed Petco

Posted Sep. 26, 2014, 6:00 am

Police on Thursday circulated surveillance images of a masked gunman who robbed a pet store in Culver City.

Ernest Hollins.

News, Police Department, Culver City

Culver City Police Ask For Public's Help Locating Missing 70-Year-Old Man

Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:31 am

A 70-year-old man with memory difficulties has gone missing in Culver City and police today sought the public's help in locating him.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Culver City

Police Seek Help Locating Missing Man, 62, Last Seen In Culver City

Posted Jul. 31, 2014, 4:01 pm

Police today sought the public's help in locating a 62-year-old man with Alzheimer's who went missing in Culver City.

Staples III 2013, 12.5” x 12.5” x 2.5.” Staples, rope, 24K gold leaf on panel $2,500.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Exhibits, Santa Monica, Culver City

Exploring The Culver City Arts District

Posted Jul. 13, 2014, 9:10 am

When you think of art, paintings are usually the first medium that comes to mind. However, in today’s market, “art” covers a broad spectrum. Mixed media has fast become one of the leading forms of art.

There are many firework celebrations for the 4th of July on the Westside including Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, El Segundo, and Redondo Beach.

News, Holiday, Santa Monica, Marina Del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Culver City

Where To Watch July 4 Fireworks On The Westside

Posted Jul. 3, 2014, 7:55 am

While the City of Santa Monica does not have a fireworks display on the 4th of July this Friday, there are many professional fireworks displays and events planned in and around the surrounding area.

News, Santa Monica, Police, Culver City

Man With Alzheimer's Wandered From Culver City To Santa Monica

Posted May. 20, 2014, 6:00 am

A 62-year-old man reported as missing apparently took a walk from Culver City home to Santa Monica and back.

Samohi's Jonah Mathews (4) watches as Culver City's Isaac Girley go up for a shot in the Ocean League contest played at Culver City High School.

Sports, Samohi, Basketball, Culver City, Ocean League

Samohi earns win against Culver City

Posted Jan. 22, 2014, 5:49 am

The road back to glory is usually a hard one to navigate. The Santa Monica boys’ basketball team is learning that lesson. A year removed from being crowned as kings of CIF Southern Section Division 1, Samohi has found out that it is much more difficult to be the hunted as oppose to being the ones doing the hunting.

From left: Ron West, Joe Liss (kneeling), Ithamar Enriquez, Frank Caeti (floor), Brendan Jennings, Jaime Moyer, and Amanda Blake Davis in the grand finale of The Second City’s “A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!”

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Culver City

Laughter Abounds In The Second City’s “A Christmas Carol” - Twist Your Dickens!”

Posted Dec. 25, 2013, 9:10 am

Do you have the holiday blues? Feeling blah? Hate shopping? Hate being nice to relatives you really don’t like? Are you wishing you could go to sleep and when you wake up, all the “festivities” are over? Well, be sad no more as The Second City’s “A Christmas Carol – Twist Your Dickens!” on stage at the Kirk Douglas Theatre is the perfect antidote to the holiday tradition condition.

James Bane (from left), Juliez Frazier, Christopher De Vinney, Jonathan “Doc” Farrow, Trevor Scott, and Dan Bridges in “Tracers.”

Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Culver City

John DiFusco's Award-Winning "Tracers" On Stage At United States Veterans' Artists Alliance

Posted Oct. 22, 2013, 9:19 am

When John DiFusco returned from his tour of duty in Vietnam, the war may have eventually ended, but the psychological, nightmarish ramifications were cemented into his psyche, along with other veterans of this unpopular war.

News, Police Department, Culver City

Culver City Police Investigate Apparent Suicide At Tellefson Park

Posted Aug. 27, 2013, 9:05 am

Culver City police are investigating an apparent suicide Tuesday morning after a body was discovered in Tellefson Park.

Echo Horizon School in Culver City has an integration of technology at its Apple Distinguished School.

Santa Monica, Education, Technology, Schools, Culver City

Echo Horizon School Pilots Two New Technology Programs

Posted Jul. 21, 2013, 8:52 am

Echo Horizon School has long been on the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technology into the classroom learning environment, in order to nurture literacy, critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration.

Samohi's Alex Turner sees his chance to steal third base during the second inning against Culver City at home Thursday afternoon.

Sports, Samohi, Baseball, Santa Monica, Culver City

Samohi Holds Off Furious Culver City Rally To Win Ocean League Title

Posted May. 10, 2013, 7:07 pm

It was the top of the seventh inning with the bases loaded and two outs. The Santa Monica Vikings (20-10, 10-0) needed just one more out to cap off another victory and clinch their spot in the CIF playoffs against rival Culver City (18-6, 8-2), and the Vikings did just that winning the game 7-4 at home Thursday afternoon. Entering the final inning, the Vikings had held a comfortable 7-2 lead needing only three outs to complete their perfect record within league play. But with sophomore Andrew Brown on the mound for the final inning, things quickly started to take a turn for the worse and the Vikings slowly saw their lead shrink away.

St. Monica's Veronica Navarro slides home in the third inning to beat the tag of Culver City's Lisa Kamba after hitting an inside the park home run.  The home run put the Mariners within one at 5-4 at Veterans Memorial Park in Culver City Wednesday afternoon.

Sports, St. Monica, Softball, Santa Monica, Culver City

Culver City Girls Softball Beats St. Monica 11-6

Posted Mar. 27, 2013, 10:57 pm

It was the top of the third inning and the St. Monica (4-7) softball team was down 5-3 against Culver City (3-7) when Mariners Veronica Navarro bested Centaurs pitcher Jessica Faber by slapping an inside the park home run to make the game 5-4 at Veterans Memorial Park in Culver City Wednesday afternoon. Mariners Aliza Chacon got on base with a line drive grounder soon after and cautiously made her way to third base before she was hit in by Mariners Alyssa Gutierrez to tie the game 5-5. But that was as close as the Mariners would get to winning the game against the Centaurs who won the game 11-6.

Vikings running back Russell Revis runs for a 48 yard touchdown after catching the ball off of a screen pass from quarterback Ryan Barbarin to put Santa Monica High School up 14-3 late in the third quarter against Culver City on Oct. 19.  The Vikings won the game 17-3.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Football, Santa Monica High School, Culver City

Samohi Vikings Second Half Surge Down Culver City Centaurs 17-3

Posted Oct. 19, 2012, 3:41 pm

The Santa Monica High School (5-3) football team has been waiting for a leader to step up, and it took until the second half against league rival Culver City (4-4) for quarterback Ryan Barbarin to take the initiative and lead his offense to a Viking victory Friday night.

City Tavern in Culver City is the first state approved establishment to offer a computerized draft beer system at three of its booths.

Dining, Restaurant, Food, Culver City

Enjoy Table Top Beer At City Tavern

Posted Oct. 10, 2012, 1:49 am

When the first thing that comes out of your mouth is “it’s like a tactile orgasm” – there are three things you simultaneously think: 1) I hope nobody heard that. 2) Yep, they did, those people right there are looking at you with a strange expression. 3) The food and drink better be just as good.

Santa Monica High School's Joslyn Hayes (left) and Jordan Levy (right) block Culver City Centaurs outside hitter Taylor Selfridge's attempted kill to put the Vikings up 11-6 in the first set home on Oct. 5.

Sports, Samohi, Volleyball, Santa Monica High School, Vikings, Culver City

Samohi Vikings Volleyball Down Culver City Centaurs 3-0

Posted Oct. 5, 2012, 6:00 pm

Even without star setter Blossom Sato, the Santa Monica Vikings (3-0) volleyball team pulled off a win against rival Culver City (8-10) in three tight sets 25-22, 25-14, and 27-25 showing off a kill factory that will only add muscle and confidence to their season.

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