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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

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CCPD Notes Traffic, Bike and Pedestrian Focus Through July

CCPD Notes Traffic, Bike and Pedestrian Focus Through July

The Culver City Police Department will step up Bike & Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations through the end of July 2017, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The department has mapped out locations over the past 3 years where pedestrian and bike collisions have occurred along with the violations that led to those [...]

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

What you think, do and say...Is it any of my business? Byron Katie asks, “What’s my business, your business and God’s business?” This question is helping me to change some of my deepest core reactions. I wasn’t aware of how much I get involved with others business, who just instead, want a friend to listen. The challenge is paying attention to when are you stepping off your own [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Astronomers and solar physicists will be out in force during this summer’s total eclipse of the Sun (https://eclipse.aas.org/eclipse-america), now just two months away. They’ll use ground-based telescopes, airborne instruments, and orbiting satellites to shed new light on some of the Sun’s best-kept secrets. But if there’s one thing the American Astronomical Society (AAS) wants you to [...]

Exchange Club’s 51st Annual Fireworks Show @ WLAC

Exchange Club’s 51st Annual Fireworks Show @ WLAC

The Culver City Exchange Club’s 51st Annual July 4th Fireworks Show will be held at West Los Angeles College on the evening of Tuesday, July 4. Gates open at 4:00 pm and fireworks begin at dusk. West Los Angeles College is located just north of the Westfield Culver City mall on Overland near Jefferson at 9000 Overland Avenue, Culver City 90230. The suggested donation is $5 per person ($0 for [...]

Dear Editor – Stand Together Against Neighborhood Drilling

Dear Editor – Stand Together Against Neighborhood Drilling

Dear Editor, Perhaps you’ve heard of Stand Together Against Neighborhood Drilling – Los Angeles (STAND-LA). This group works to protect the community health and safety of Angelinos who live near oil and gas drilling sites. Proximity to oil and gas operations can compromise community health; STAND-LA seeks an ordinance to establish 2500 foot set backs separating oil and gas operations from [...]

AVPA Theater Director Novick Says Farewell

AVPA Theater Director Novick Says Farewell

While CCUSD has had some headline grabbing turnover, it's the nature of school that people come and go. AVPA Theater Director said goodbye to her students on the last day of school, June 9, 2017  After six years with Culver City High School, Novick is opting for a Masters at the University of Northern Colorado, and that means stepping out from teaching. Novick stated, "I came to the [...]

Elected Officials Put Muscle Power into Affordable Housing

Elected Officials Put Muscle Power into Affordable Housing

  Last weekend, Culver City Vice Mayor Thomas Small and Council Members Jim B. Clarke and Meghan Sahli-Wells joined Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles in welcoming hundreds of volunteers to begin construction on the Globe home ownership project. The City of Culver City has partnered with Habitat LA on this project, donating vacant land valued at $3.1 million and waiving all [...]

Dear Editor – Our Dangerous Oil Field

Dear Editor – Our Dangerous Oil Field

Dear Editor, The last thing most of us want to think about is the dangers we are facing. And yet here in Culver City we are facing dangers, and we must think about them. Otherwise, how can we act to protect ourselves? We’ve heard of these dangers before. They’re just as real and just as extreme today as they were when we first considered them. In no particular order they are: The [...]

Seats Open on Baldwin Hills Advisory Board – Community Participation in Oil Field Oversight

Seats Open on Baldwin Hills Advisory Board – Community Participation in Oil Field Oversight

 Richard Bruckner, Director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning, is looking for community members to join the Baldwin Hills Community Standards District's (BHCSD) Community Advisory Panel (CAP). The board has three openings in need of enthusiastic new individuals. The CAP meets on a monthly basis to foster communication about ongoing operations at the Inglewood Oil Field [...]

Mallory Low on HBO – Local Hero Gets Starring Role in Series Pilot

Mallory Low on HBO – Local Hero Gets Starring Role in Series Pilot

Sometimes, seeing someone in a new context can be so startling that they are unrecognizable, but fans of long time YMCA trainer Mallory Low are used to seeing her in new ways. As an actress, she's been in films and television for years. Her biggest role yet, in an HBO pilot, has gotten her lots of applause for her charming portrayal of the vulnerable and gutsy Charlyne. While the pilot cast and [...]

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