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Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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Voting Never Stops – TS Owen

Voting Never Stops – TS Owen

OK, so you missed the deadline to cast an easy mail-in ballot and face actually going to a polling station on Tuesday. You haven’t cast your ballot in a real voting booth for years. You fear it will take too long, be inconvenient, out of your way - where is it, anyway? - and you have a ton of things to do on Tuesday. But these midterms are important; there are issues and candidates you care [...]

Sandy Segal Youth Health Center Offers Unique Fundraiser

Sandy Segal Youth Health Center Offers Unique Fundraiser

Just in time for the holidays the Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center is pleased to host an exhibit and sale of the unique jewelry created by Culver City resident, artist, and author Francia Turner Fate. The event will be on Saturday, November 8th from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at 5502 Sawtelle Blvd. Refreshments will be served. Francia will donate 25% of sales to the Friends group to help [...]

Walk ‘n Rollers – Day of the Dead Ride Goes Festival to Library and Back Again

Walk ‘n Rollers – Day of the Dead Ride Goes Festival to Library and Back Again

Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with a Fun Ride and Festival! On Saturday, November 1, 2014 10 a.m. Culver City Walk & Rollers invites you to a free, family-friendly fun ride to start the weekend. We'll meet at 10:00 at La Ballona Elementary School for an easy ride through Culver City, a brief stop at the Julian Dixon Library and then head back to the school in time for their Dia de los Muertos [...]

CCSCA Needs Your Help to Provide Their Holiday Help

CCSCA Needs Your Help to Provide Their Holiday Help

 For more than 30 years the Culver City Senior Citizens Association, Inc. (CCSCA) has worked to spread the spirit of goodwill during the holidays through the Annual Holiday Food Certificate Program. Each year this program helps hundreds of needy people throughout the Culver City area by providing grocery gift cards to those in need. Qualifying families and individuals in need will have the [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Using an array of 6 telescopes at Mount Wilson Observatory  astronomers have observed the expanding thermonuclear fireball from a “nova” that erupted last year in the constellation Delphinus. The observations produced the first images of a nova during the early fireball stage and revealed how the structure of the ejected material evolves as the gas expands and cools. The results of these [...]

Dear Editor – Correction on “Upward Bound” Timeline

Dear Editor – Correction on “Upward Bound” Timeline

Dear Editor, Regarding the Upward Bound facility on Washington Blvd. & Beethoven St. in West Culver City (L.A. 90066) Upward Bound may indeed have been helping homeless families since 1991, but not in Culver City (their main facility is in Santa Monica). The conditional use permit for the Culver City location was issued by the Planning Commission on October 24, 2007. It took approximately [...]

Meeting in a Minute – City Council Highlights Oct. 27

Meeting in a Minute – City Council Highlights Oct. 27

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of October 27, 2014. At this meeting, the City Council: Presented a commendation to K-9 Officer Boyca on the occasion of his retirement. Approved a purchase order with UTC Fire and Security for an amount not-to-exceed $156,455.00 and an agreement with Wincal Technology Corp. for an amount not-to- exceed $21,019.00 for the installation [...]

CCPD Wishes You a  Happy (Safe & Fun) Halloween

CCPD Wishes You a Happy (Safe & Fun) Halloween

The Culver City Police Department wants everyone to have a SAFE and FUN Halloween. Here are some tips to make it a safe night for trick-or-treating: Parents should establish a specific route for their children in a known neighborhood. Parents and children should use flashlights and use sidewalks whenever possible. Children should use crosswalks when possible and not cross between parked [...]

Metro Adopts Complete Streets Policy

Metro Adopts Complete Streets Policy

The first Complete Streets Policy in LA County is on its way to adoption. The policy -- approved last week by the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (Metro) Ad-Hoc Sustainability Committee—promotes street designs that accommodate all travelers—pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders, and motorists. On October 23, the full Metro Board voted to approve $2.85 million to [...]

Record Breaking Recycling- 12 Billion Gallons

Record Breaking Recycling- 12 Billion Gallons

West Basin announced a record year in recycled water production at the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility, which produced 12 billion gallons of recycled water in Fiscal Year 2013-14. As California enters its fourth consecutive year of drought, West Basin’s record production this past year would meet the water needs of approximately 74,000 households. This also means that approximately 12 [...]

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