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Staff

Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

Ruth's Truths - Ruth Morris

Special Features - T. S. Owen

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Get Smart - Jamie Wallace

Just A Thought – Rethink, Reboot, Relaunch (Back Soon…)

Just A Thought – Rethink, Reboot, Relaunch (Back Soon…)

Launching Culver City Crossroads more than seven years ago was a brave and crazy thing to do.  Setting out was a running jump into the unknown. It's been an amazing stretch of time; these years have also been a national revolution in the creation and the consumption of news on all levels. Seven years ago Facebook had far fewer users, Twitter had just launched, and daily newspapers made of actual [...]

Black Talkies @ MCLM – Gumbo

Black Talkies @ MCLM – Gumbo

Black Talkies on Parade presents, "Gumbo," Saturday Oct. 28 at 2:30 pm. The first episode of director Ken Burns' Jazz series chronicling the fascinating history of the uniquely American musical genre. Narrated by Keith David the film takes an in-depth look at the many influences of early jazz music including spirituals, Creole rhythms, marching bands, minstrel shows, ragtime and more. The film [...]

Medical Mission on Hold

Medical Mission on Hold

The Medical Mission Adventures (MMA) free medical/dental/vision/etc. screenings set for this Saturday, October 14 at Grace Lutheran Church has been cancelled. Tentatively rescheduled for January of 2018, there will be updates as the next date approaches.

Actors’ Gang Season Opens with “Captain Greedy’s Carnival”

Actors’ Gang Season Opens with “Captain Greedy’s Carnival”

The powerful, thought provoking theater offered by the Actors' Gang opens a new season with 'Captain Greedy's Carnival," subtitled - A Musical Nightmare. Almost an opera, there is barely a moment that is spoken rather than sung, with 24 songs listed in the program and several more on offer in the lobby during intermission. While capitalism is killing us all, we can at the least go down [...]

Road Work – Slauson/ Bristol and Marina Freeway

Road Work – Slauson/ Bristol and Marina Freeway

Culver City and Los Angeles County have agreed to revise the striping of the westbound lanes of Slauson Avenue from Bristol Parkway to the Marina (SR-90) Freeway to allow for more efficient flow of traffic. The County is administering a Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (TSSP) project within Culver City on Slauson Avenue in the vicinity of its intersection with the SR-90 Freeway. Since this [...]

Cooper and Muller – Meeting of the Mayors @ Wende Preview

Cooper and Muller – Meeting of the Mayors @ Wende Preview

On October 6, 2017, The Wende Museum of the Cold War hosted Berlin Mayor Michael Müller, Culver City Mayor Jeffrey Cooper, Vice Mayor Thomas Small, Council Member Jim B. Clarke and others for a hard hat tour of the Museum's future home at Culver City’s iconic Armory Building. Mayor Muller was joined by a delegation of 25 individuals from Berlin, including former Berlin Mayor Walter [...]

Mitchell Wins NLSLA Leadership Award

Mitchell Wins NLSLA Leadership Award

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, one of the largest and most prominent public interest law offices in the nation, has conferred Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its 2017 Leadership Award for legislation and advocacy championing rights for struggling families. NLSLA, as the group calls itself, specializes in areas of law that disproportionally impact the poor, including housing, [...]

West Basin to Celebrate 70 Years with Water Harvest Festival

West Basin to Celebrate 70 Years with Water Harvest Festival

West Basin Water District will host its 19th annual Water Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo, Calif. The free family-oriented event will feature 28 educational booths, games, giveaways and water-related activities. This year’s Water Harvest theme celebrates 70 years of water reliability since West [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to three key players in the development and ultimate success of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO). One half of the prize was awarded jointly to Caltech’s Barry C. Barish, the Ronald and Maxine Linde Professor of Physics, Emeritus and Kip S. Thorne (BS ‘62), the Richard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics, [...]

PTA ‘Reflections’ Call for Submissions – Within Reach

PTA ‘Reflections’ Call for Submissions – Within Reach

Ok, Culver City, we need your artistic, creative and inspired children to put their talent into action! Please encourage your kids to have fun creating a unique piece of art in any of the categories for this year's theme: Within Reach. Reflections is a nation-wide arts appreciation and recognition program for students sponsored by the National PTA. To participate, students may submit an [...]

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