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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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CCUSD Backpacks Program Scores “Most Successful Food Drive Ever!”

CCUSD Backpacks Program Scores “Most Successful Food Drive Ever!”

If you were shopping for groceries at Pavilions over the weekend, you saw the volunteers for the CCUSD Backpacks Program having their most successful weekend food drive ever. Jamie Wallace noted, "Culver City came through with overwhelming generosity. This weekend's food drive brought in approximately $9,250 worth of food, monetary donations, and gift cards." That's $7,300 worth of donated [...]

Art Opening at WLA College Showcases Nagamatsu Donations

Art Opening at WLA College Showcases Nagamatsu Donations

A collection of world class art was offered to the public, and specifically to the students at West Los Angles College on Thursday, Sept. 21 at the President's Special Opening event. The college's Artist-in-Residence, Molly Barnes was there as well as WLA College President Dr. Jim Limbuagh. Donors Ernie and Elaine Nagamatsu offered their satisfaction, saying "The installation of the art pieces [...]

Rose to Speak on Family History @ Historical Society

Rose to Speak on Family History @ Historical Society

After three decades, Steven Rose is retiring as President/CEO of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce. What will he do with his free time? At their next General Meeting, Steve will detail his plans to dive deep into his family history, which is splintered among many generations and family tree branches. All four lines of his family are believed to have roots in Germany, where family records [...]

CCHS Centaur Senior is National Scholarship Semi-Finalist

CCHS Centaur Senior is National Scholarship Semi-Finalist

Culver City High School senior Eden Winslow was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program and is eligible to earn awards to defray college expenses. The four-year Centaur varsity cross-country team runner, who will study biomedical engineering, was among 1.6 million students to take college bound tests in their junior year. Some 16,000 of the top scorers qualified as [...]

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

It’s happening, slowly but surely. More and more people are discovering “Washington West,” actual formal name the Washington West Business District (WWBD), it’s a unique collection of artisan restaurants, creative businesses, and specialty retail and services on the West side of Culver City. The District is generally centered along West Washington Blvd. between Inglewood Avenue and [...]

CCUSD Celebrates the Centennial “Topping” the Robert Frost

CCUSD Celebrates the Centennial “Topping” the Robert Frost

While the CCHS Marching Band played on the sidewalk, those who looked up might have noticed a different sort of announcement on the electronic marquee above the school. "CCUSD Thanks Hodgetts & Fung" was a bit of applause to the architecture firm that was spearheading the renovation of the historic Robert Frost Auditorium, and September 20 was the day to celebrate the 'topping off' of the new [...]

MCLM – Black Talkies to Feature Gates “Black in Latin America”

MCLM – Black Talkies to Feature Gates “Black in Latin America”

Saurday Sept. 23rd at 2:30 pm, Black Talkies On Parade presents the 2011 documentary Black in Latin America. The Clayton Museum will screen Part 1 - Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided and Part 2 - Cuba: The Next Revolution. Harvard Professor and MacArthur Fellow Henry Louis Gates Jr. explores African history throughout Latin American including Haiti, the Dominican Republic, and [...]

CCHS Preps Students for College & Career

CCHS Preps Students for College & Career

Last week Culver City High School offered the annual College Fair and new Career Fair, an integral part of the start of a new academic school year. Annually students and families are reminded of the importance of looking towards post secondary options and career planning. This year Culver City High School hosted over 130 colleges and 27 career participants. Every year we have new colleges from [...]

Culver City Adds Another Sister – Capo d’Orlando

Culver City Adds Another Sister – Capo d’Orlando

It was a crowded and festive scene on Jasmine Avenue Tuesday evening September 19 as the Sister City committee welcomed the delegation from Capo d"Orlando at the start of a ten day visit to complete the process of joining Culver City and Capo d'Orlando in sisterhood. A potluck party hosted by long time Sister City supporter Mike Cohen was attended by members of the Culver City City Council - [...]

Big Night Takes on Big Ideas @ KDT

Big Night Takes on Big Ideas @ KDT

Paul Rudnick's new play "Big Night" had its launch at the Kirk Douglas Theater last weekend, and while it takes on some very big ideas with great humor, it falls short of satisfaction. "It's an honor just to be nominated," is the cliche that comes back every ten minutes, and of course as a show biz savvy audience, we know how true that isn't. It's about winning. But what about winning? The [...]

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