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Talk About Your #CULVERPRIDE  – Lockhart Named as CCUSD Superintendent

Talk About Your #CULVERPRIDE – Lockhart Named as CCUSD Superintendent

At tonight’s CCUSD School Board meeting, the five-member board of education voted unanimously to appoint Leslie Lockhart as Superintendent of the Culver City Unified School District. “Leslie Lockhart has been serving as interim superintendent for these past six months, and has demonstrated that she has the talent, vision, passion, and skills to be CCUSD’s next superintendent,” said [...]

Just A Thought – “Recalculating…”

Just A Thought – “Recalculating…”

We've all heard the word from the GPS. That turn out you were looking for, the freeway junction, the sudden left turn - you missed it. Those couple of weeks I thought I'd need to get the new template installed and move things into the new website...it turned out I needed them for some other things. The relaunch will be taking just a bit longer than originally planned, so we will be post the [...]

Made in Culver City to Screen “E.T.” December 17

Made in Culver City to Screen “E.T.” December 17

Culver City's oldest tradition - watching movies - gets a holiday event from our terrific Parks and Recreation Department.  Come for a FREE Film Screening of “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.” To mark the City of Culver City’s centennial, the Made in Culver City film program returns with this classic Steven Spielberg motion picture. So mark your calendars for December 17, 2017 at 3:00 PM at the [...]

La Ballona Will Get Disney Musical from CTG

La Ballona Will Get Disney Musical from CTG

Center Theatre Group is pleased to announce the five elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the inaugural 2017-2018 Disney Musicals in Schools (DMIS) program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theatre programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The five schools are in Los Angeles County and include the [...]

Get Ready for December @ Julian Dixon Culver City Library

Get Ready for December @ Julian Dixon Culver City Library

It’s going to be a very busy, very fun December at the Julian Dixon Culver City Library! Please join us for the following events: On Saturday, December 2nd from 11am - 3pm we will be having a huge DVD sale. Thousands of gently used DVDs from countless genres will be available for sale at BARGAIN prices. This will be a great way to stock up on presents for the holiday season and also to stock [...]

Culver Studios Offers Support for “Front and Center” Through CCEF

Culver Studios Offers Support for “Front and Center” Through CCEF

The Culver City Education Foundation today thanked The Culver Studios for its gift benefiting CCUSD’s Front and Center Theatre Collaborative, an innovative theater education program for TK-12th grade students. The $15,000 donation will help the Front and Center Theatre Collaborative reach more Culver City students, and give them an opportunity to experience the arts through its sequential, [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

New analysis of Pluto’s atmosphere explains why the New Horizons spacecraft measured temperatures much colder than predicted. The gas composition of a planet’s atmosphere generally determines how much heat gets trapped in the atmosphere. For the dwarf planet Pluto, however, the predicted temperature based on the composition of its atmosphere was much higher than actual measurements taken [...]

Culver Steps Breaks Ground

Culver Steps Breaks Ground

On November 8, 2017, Project Developer Hackman Capital Partners joined past and present Culver City elected officials to break ground on The Culver Steps, a 1.16 acre mixed-use development planned for the parcel adjacent to The Culver Studios and The Culver Hotel in Downtown Culver City. The four-story development will consist of approximately 75,000 square feet of cutting-edge creative office [...]

Gas Odor Caused by Non-Toxic Chemical Used to Create Detectable Odor in Natural Gas

Gas Odor Caused by Non-Toxic Chemical Used to Create Detectable Odor in Natural Gas

At approximately 9:10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29, SoCalGas crews responded to reports of area odors near the intersection of Pico Blvd and Overland Avenue in the Cheviot Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles. The odors were not caused by a gas leak. The odors were caused by a spill of odorant that is added to natural gas as a safety precaution. Natural gas is odorless, and as a safety [...]

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 [...]

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