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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

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Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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Archived Posts

Vets Park Holiday Tower Lighting – Tonight @ 6:30

Vets Park Holiday Tower Lighting – Tonight @ 6:30

Are you in the holiday spirit? Get there tonight at Vets Park at 6:30 ! Join Santa for this fun, free annual event! Watch from below as the “tree” surrounding the Veterans Memorial Building tower is illuminated. After illuminating the tower, Santa will arrive on a fire truck and photo opportunities with Santa will be available indoors along with holiday crafts and refreshments. The [...]

Fox Hills Adds Parking by Decreasing Red Curbs

Fox Hills Adds Parking by Decreasing Red Curbs

According to the Fox Hills Neighborhood Association, it's getting a bit easier to park on the street in the most densely populated part of Culver City. "As you probably have noticed we have gained 40 extra parking spots in Fox Hills. We have been working hard with Culver City's Traffic Engineer and we were able to get rid of the eight foot red zones in between parking spots to gain some [...]

Beach Restoration Pilot Project Will Commence in December

Beach Restoration Pilot Project Will Commence in December

The Bay Foundation, in partnership with City of Santa Monica, announces the Santa Monica Beach Restoration Pilot Project.  This project aims to transform an approximately three-acre section of existing sandy beach into a healthy, beautiful coastal ecosystem, to address coastal hazard risks while protecting and enhancing coastal resources, such as public beach access and recreation, natural [...]

CCPT Opens Centennial Playwriting Contest

CCPT Opens Centennial Playwriting Contest

Culver City Public Theatre (CCPT) is seeking submissions for its Summer 2017 Children’s Popcorn Theatre production of 10-minute plays, performed for six weekends in July and August 2017 in Carlson Park. In keeping with Culver City's Centennial celebration, the theme is Culver City “The Heart of Screenland.” Your play should be 10-15 minutes long, preferably humorous, suitable for a young [...]

City Council to Return to Polystyrene Discussion on Dec. 12

City Council to Return to Polystyrene Discussion on Dec. 12

Polystyrene is still a topic for the city council and the discussion is returning on Dec, 12, 2016. The discussion of an enhanced proposal from Ballona Creek Renaissance to ban single-use polystyrene take-out food containers, food ware and coolers will be coming back to the agenda. At the August meeting, there were 28 speaker cards submitted by people who wanted to address the Council on this [...]

Tower Insurance Holiday Open House to Benefit “Backpacks”

Tower Insurance Holiday Open House to Benefit “Backpacks”

On behalf of the entire Team at Tower Insurance we invite you to our 3rd Annual Holiday Open House at 4244 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230 on Saturday December 10, 2016 from 9 am to noon. Santa and his sleigh will make an appearance and there will be plenty of nosh for all to share. We will also be collecting donations for the Culver City Backpack for Kids Program… you may choose a [...]

Exchange Students Looking for Host Families

Exchange Students Looking for Host Families

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan, to name a few. ASSE students are enthusiastic and excited to experience American culture while they practice their English. They also love to share [...]

Branch Gallery Exhibits “Recycled”

Branch Gallery Exhibits “Recycled”

Branch Gallery is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition, “RECYCLED,” featuring work by VALYA. This exhibition focuses on the idea of “being recycled,” drawing inspiration from the notion that the Universe continuously recycles cosmic dust. The works on display use leftover materials to emphasize this understanding that everything is recycled. Such mediums include: threads, [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Frozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains on Mars lies as much water as what’s in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes, researchers using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have determined. Scientists examined part of Mars’ Utopia Planitia region, in the mid-northern latitudes, with the orbiter’s ground-penetrating Shallow Radar (SHARAD) instrument. Analyses of data [...]

CC Historical Society Book Signing – Culver City, The First Hundred Years

CC Historical Society Book Signing – Culver City, The First Hundred Years

The Culver City Historical Society Archives will be open this Sunday December 4 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. to celebrate the holidays, our city’s centennial, and the book that tells the tale. Julie Lugo Cerra, esteemed author of the newly published Culver City, California: The First Hundred Years, will be signing copies. Besides this book, there will be two "limited edition" products celebrating the [...]

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