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Archive for April 22nd, 2011

Clayton Museum Showing Vintage Film Classics

Clayton Museum Showing Vintage Film Classics

Spend the afternoon this Saturday April 23 at the Mayme A. Clayton Library and Museum for a screening and discussion of Imitation of Life (1934). Directed by John M. Stahl, the film tells the story of the friendship between Bea Pullman (Claudette Colbert) and Delilah Johnson (Louise Beavers) as they start a business together that gains them a fortune. Although Delilah has financial success, her [...]

Homes With Heart – Heather Coombs-Perez

Homes With Heart – Heather Coombs-Perez

Do you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage every year? If you itemize your taxes, chances are you do. Proposed legislation on Capitol Hill right now is moving to limit or even eliminate the Mortgage Interest Deduction (MID), which would have a huge impact on middle class families everywhere. The Administration has proposed limiting the value of the MID for middle to upper-income [...]

Toxic Waste in Your Medicine Cabinet- Turn It In on April 30

Toxic Waste in Your Medicine Cabinet- Turn It In on April 30

The Culver City Police Department, in conjunction with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is hosting a drop off point for prescription medications. The purpose of this National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is to provide a venue for persons who want to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. This will be the second event, due to the overwhelming success of the first event held on [...]

Upward Bound House Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Upward Bound House Celebrates One Year Anniversary

After a chilly night, it was a bright sunny day on the Westside of Los Angeles. The sun had risen over an hour ago. However, the family covered with coats and huddled in blankets in the back of their van was not rushing to start their day. The family had been homeless for over one month. The parents had lost their jobs, depleted their savings, and eventually lost their apartment. With no [...]

Artworks Fundraiser Reaches a Higher Goal

Artworks Fundraiser Reaches a Higher Goal

The fabulous Farragut Fan Club succeeded again with the event at Royal/T that put a smile on everyone's face and plenty of funding into the school's pockets. The annual Artworks! fundraiser netted $34,000 for arts programming at the school, more than last year’s net revenue of $33,000. Funds raised this year will provide all Farragut students in the next school year with an expansion of visual, [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

School Pupils to Partner with Research Scientists - The Van Allen radiation belts are a hazardous environment, full of “killer” electrons that can be lethal to orbiting satellites. And when those electrons sometimes hit the Earth’s atmosphere, they alter its chemistry—with implications for climate variation. Now, students at a school in Yorkshire, England, are set to help scientists [...]

Rotary Club Gets Creative with “State of the Art” Auction April 27

Rotary Club Gets Creative with “State of the Art” Auction April 27

In a bid (pun intended) to raise funds for its various community service projects, the Culver City Rotary Club will be holding its first Art Auction on April 27th at the American Legion Hall. The theme for the evening is “Moonlight, Merlot and Monet." Festivities will begin with a preview of the art to be auctioned at 6 p.m. During the preview, interested spectators have the chance to [...]

Dear Editor- Safe Routes to School Needs Your Voice

Dear Editor- Safe Routes to School Needs Your Voice

Dear Editor, The FY2011 appropriations deal requires state Departments of Transportation to return $2.5 billion in transportation funding to Washington. Based on past "rescissions" like this, many state DOTs will take most of the cuts from bicycle and pedestrian programs. While Safe Routes to School is not eligible for these rescissions, it could devastate Transportation Enhancements and [...]