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‘What would MLK think of the U.S. today?’

STREET BEAT Charlie F. Inglewood “He would be ashamed, [because] the same stuff’s going on. He’d be ashamed that all he fought for was in vain.” Kevin M. Inglewood “He’d be embarrassed [because] we got a lot of work to do. It seems like we took steps backward after he died, instead of moving forward.” Read More...

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Former sheriff ordered to report to federal prison Feb. 5

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been ordered to turn himself in no later than Feb. 5 to begin serving a three-year federal prison sentence for obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI. The 77-year-old former sheriff, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was sentenced in May 2017, but has remained Read More...

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School On Wheels provides tutoring to homeless children

MAKING A DIFFERENCE: It’s hard to concentrate on reading, writing and arithmetic when you don’t know where you are going to lay your head at night. Homelessness can be overwhelming and, reportedly, can interfere with a child’s education. That’s the plight of a number of school children, who, as a result of homelessness, are falling Read More...

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County takes steps to get more homeless off streets

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors approved a handful of motions designed to more quickly respond to provide housing for people living on the streets at its Jan. 21 meeting. Supervisors Mark Ridley-Thomas and Janice Hahn co-authored a motion for a comprehensive crisis response strategy with Hahn saying the problem demands a Marshall Read More...

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City reports reduced crime figures in 2019

LOS ANGELES — The city’s various crime rates were lower in 2019 compared to 2018, but city officials said there is still room for improvement. Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he was encouraged that the number of homicides was down from 260 in 2018 to 253, a 2.7% drop and the lowest rate Read More...

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San Pedro News Pilot

Mary Star Girls Basketball Gets 1st In SFL & 100th Win For Coach

Times have definitely changed past seven years for the Mary Star High girls basketball team.

In the 2012-2013 season, the Stars only won once in their 16 games, but ever since coach Victor Tuberosi took over the program the next year, opposing schools are way past looking on their schedules pointing to where Mary Star is on it and circle that day as a…

2019-2020 San Pedro Prep Basketball Preview

The 2019-2020 San Pedro Prep Basketball season has been in full swing for over a month now, and all six combined boys and girls teams from San Pedro, Mary Star Of The Sea and Port Of Los Angeles High Schools are looking to make potential runs in the postseason, while the boys and girls teams of Mary Star both have the most optimistic chances of winning a…

The 2019 All-San Pedro News Pilot Prep Football Team

It was a season that hasn't happened in a long time for all of San Pedro Prep Football in 2019.

Both San Pedro and Mary Star Of The Sea High Schools capped off a season with either an outright (Marine) or share of (Camino Real) a league championship, and both also garnered a postseason victory.

For the Pirates (10-2 overall, 4-0 Marine League),…

 

Blog Posts

New Year 2020 Celebration: Feat. - CLIFFORD BROWN and Friends @ Industry Cafe 'n Jazz

Posted by DojO- on December 28, 2019 at 2:17am 0 Comments

Come join us & celebrate the arrival of 2020, New Yrs. Eve.. Image may contain: Cliff Brown, sitting and outdoor

" An original, 'The Best' left-hand-er, plays right-handed strung axe, (turned-over) mite-tee-fine." -

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"Looking forward to bringing in the New Year w/ friends, laughter & entertainment ...some great (J)azz, ...special guest vocalist... Host Birlus Wordlaw will sho’ nuff bring in a “jazzy” New Year. Join me & friends as we celebrate & usher in the New Year, 2020!" - CB

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Listen' here, hear?:

...a little homage to The U. S. Navy Band - CB  "Bacon duh daze" -  …

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Pierre CHAMBERS Looking Back "Songs of My Childhood"

Posted by DojO- on December 17, 2019 at 1:10am 2 Comments

This will be a fun evening w/ Pierre Chambers son of legendary bassist of Miles & -trane, Paul Chambers & a great rhythm section -

Pierre Lawrence Chambers - Jazz Vocalist "Music Heritage" ~

Pierre Chambers was Born June 7, 1957 in Brooklyn New…

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2019 Culver City Film Festival Events and Screenings

Posted by Culver City Film Festival on November 24, 2019 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

The Culver City Film Festival, now in its sixth year, is well known to filmmakers and filmgoers as a local event that promotes independent filmmaking around the world. Festival Director Jon Gursha and Festival Programmer Peter Greene expect this year to be a tremendous success with screenings of hundreds of films from around the world. “Film Festivals inspire people to make a point and show their talents through the art of filmmaking,” said Jon Gursha. The Cinemark 18 and XD, (HHLA) at The Promenade at Howard Hughes Center, will host this year’s event with film screenings beginning at 10 am on Friday, December 6th and will continue through Thursday, December 12th. “Filmgoers can anticipate a wide range and variety of interesting and original films,” said Peter Greene.



The Culver City Film Festival is pleased to announce that this year’s opening ceremony will take place at The Warehouse Restaurant in Marina del Rey on Thursday, December 5th at…

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Yasmine McMorrin Draws Big Crowd for City Council Campaign Launch

Posted by James Klein on November 18, 2019 at 11:30am 0 Comments

94 supporters gather to hear candidate’s dynamic vision for Culver City

Dr. Kelly Kent was impressed by the waves of people surging into her house for Yasmine-Imani McMorrin’s campaign kick-off on Sunday, November 10th. The Culver City School Board President had hosted campaign launch events at her home before, but had never seen so many supporters attend, especially for a first-time candidate.

Some knew McMorrin well, but others were curious to see what all the excitement surrounding the candidate was about.

McMorrin did not disappoint.

The candidate energized the crowd with a stirring message about the importance of equity, responsibility, values, and engagement. She shared her passion for addressing critical issues of concern to Culver City residents, including…

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Get Latest Cisco 300-101 Exam Practice tests for Guaranteed Success

Posted by Frank Lucas on November 17, 2019 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

ExamsGeek is offering services to make you Cisco 300-101 certified Professional.  The 300-101 exam preparation material is available in two easy formats, PDF and Practice exam software. Both formats are easily downloadable and instantly available upon purchase. The Implementing Cisco IP Routing exam the subject matter experts prepare preparatory material, after an in-depth analysis of Cisco's recommended material for the Cisco Certified Design Professional certification exam. The 100%  success in the Cisco Certified Design Professional certification exam is guaranteed with ExamsGeek product. It has various self-learning and self-assessment tools, which help the user to over the 300-101 exam fear and pass on the first attempt.

Yasmine McMorrin Launches 2020 Campaign for Culver City Council at Free Event this Sunday, November 10th

Posted by James Klein on November 4, 2019 at 11:42pm 0 Comments

Attorney and equity advocate Yasmine-Imani McMorrin is kicking-off her campaign for City Council this Sunday, Nov. 10, from 4pm to 7pm, at the home of Dr. Kelly Kent, Culver City School Board President – 4204 Lafayette Place, Culver City 90232.

Meet the candidate and hear her vision for Culver City! Please RSVP to attend here: tinyurl.com/y39ljuq9.

McMorrin has already received prominent endorsements from Culver City Mayor and two-term Council Member Meghan Sahli-Wells, Culver City Council Member Alex Fisch, Dr. Kent, and a growing crowd of supporters across the city. Come see what all the excitement is about!

As the Associate Director of Student Support at USC Gould School of Law, McMorrin develops programming for students to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion. After work, she…

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reDiscover Center’s Annual Fundraiser Set for October 20

Posted by Amy Bauer on September 27, 2019 at 11:12am 0 Comments

FOR RELEASE: IMMEDIATE                       September 27, 2019

CONTACT: Amy@rediscovercenter.org

               (310) 393-3636

 

reDiscover Center’s Annual Fundraiser Set for October 20

 

LOS ANGELES, CA: reDiscover Center, LA’s largest hands-on kid makerspace, is celebrating their 15th year anniversary by hosting their annual fundraiser on Sunday, October 20, 4:00 – 7:00pm…

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Multimedia Journalist Germany Kent Honored as first African American Woman to receive prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Online Independent Deadline Reporting

Posted by Press Star on July 8, 2019 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Germany Kent is an American print and television journalist, radio personality, author, and producer. Her 2018 coverage of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California won the Sigma Delta Chi in Online Independent Deadline Reporting; Kent is the first African American woman to achieve this honor in this category from the Society of Professional Journalists.

 

Multifaceted journalist Germany Kent was chosen as one of 77 recipients nationwide to receive the preeminent Sigma Delta Chi Award for excellence in journalism

 

WASHINGTON – Germany Kent, a multimedia journalist and radio personality based out of Los Angeles, has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists for her exceptional work with Online Reporting: Deadline Reporting (Independent). The veteran journalist was…

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Culver City Historical Society

Winter 2020 Message

Dear Members and Friends: As we close 2019, reflecting on the honor it is to volunteer for this society, I want to recognize the many individuals dedicating time to this museum. I need to thank all of you. This society’s growth is dependent on its memberships, longtime to our most recent. Dedicated volunteers, from our […]

January 15 Installation of Officers

January 15, 2020 Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers The Historical Society’s Winter General Membership Meeting will be an Installation of Officers for 2020-2022, including dinner catered by Holy Cow, on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, from 7:00 to 8:30pm in the Rotunda Room of Veterans Memorial Building at 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City. This will […]

The Evolution of Girls Basketball in Culver City Through a Player’s Eyes

When I was growing up, the mandatory school dress code for girls was dresses. It was hard to play sports in a dress and patent leather shoes on the playground blacktop. But where there was a will, there was a way. My friends, Marisa and Tami, and I would spend our recess watching the boys […]

Marking #14

As a founding member of our Culver City Historical Society, it is hard to express the depth of my great pride as we plan the marking of Historic Site #14, the Rollerdrome. The Rollerdrome opened in 1928 on land annexed to Culver City in 1924, first inhabited by Tongva Native Americans. It could accommodate more […]

Leimert Park Beat

The World Stage· DwighTrible Presents: SCHEDULE - Jan 2020 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" ~ *updatez*

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"The Village LIVES!" - Eddie North-Hager, LeimertParkBeat.com
"Alwayz somethin' happenin' @ The World STAGE" - Mark Maxwell, (23+ yrs) "Humble Facilitator" Host of RISE on KPFK 90.7FM.

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery…

Happy Labor Day!

 
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the…

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