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Archive for March 5th, 2012

LACBC’s “Tour de Taste” Got the Best of Both Worlds

LACBC’s “Tour de Taste” Got the Best of Both Worlds

The crowd of cycling enthusiasts who gathered on Parcel B early on Sunday March 4 were mostly folks who had already put in a good ride just getting to Culver City. The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition chose Culver as their start point for the "Tour de Taste" not just for our great bikeways, but because of our culinary fame. Bike Coalition organizer JJ Hoffman noted "We do so much on the [...]

AVPA Artists Win Gold Key Awards

AVPA Artists Win Gold Key Awards

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is a nation-wide arts competition open to all high school students across the nation. Culver City High School (CCHS) art students from the CCHS Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) have been recognized for their exceptional talent in the visual arts. Edna Vogel Amezcua, Michelle Bac, Camille Clair, and Ahin Ju have earned “Gold Key” awards, the [...]

Kids Scoop Media “Ask 2 Know” Forum on Mar. 14

Kids Scoop Media “Ask 2 Know” Forum on Mar. 14

Kid Scoop Media invites Culver City students of all ages to activate their political power on Wednesday, March 14 by attending this special Culver City Council Candidate's Forum geared specifically for kids & teens. ASK 2 KNOW is a special evening of civic action and family fun at The Actor's Gang, one of Culver City's premier theater arts centers. This event provides an opportunity for [...]

El Rincon Hawaiian Book Fair Mar. 12 -16

El Rincon Hawaiian Book Fair Mar. 12 -16

Could you be thinking of a way to have fun, get some great lit, and support your community all at the same time? Here's an answer - El Rincon Elementary School will hold its Hawaiian-themed Spring Book Fair on March 12-16 in the El Rincon Library, culminating with a Fun Family Luau on Friday evening, March 16. The event, held in conjunction with book publisher Scholastic, is the perfect [...]

Sahli-Wells Gets Endorsements

Sahli-Wells Gets Endorsements

Meghan Sahli-Wells recently won prized endorsements from Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Culver City Democratic Club, Culver City Employees Association, LA County Democratic Party, National Women’s Political Caucus Los Angeles Westside, and Southern California Americans for Democratic Action. "As the City’s representative on the Board of Supervisors, I know the issues facing Culver City and [...]

O’Leary Sets Fundraiser for Mar. 14

O’Leary Sets Fundraiser for Mar. 14

Mayor Mehaul O’Leary to hold early Celebration of St. Patrick’s Day fundraiser event on Wednesday, March 14th from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at 9540 Washington Blvd. Let’s all LEAD Downtown Culver City forward by celebrating St. Patrick’s Day a few days early and help to re-elect Mehaul O’Leary to City Council. Mayor O’Leary offers voters his record of leadership for the community, [...]

Weissman Celebrates Election Season At Culver Studios

Weissman Celebrates Election Season At Culver Studios

At a large white tent on the Culver Studios lot filled with more than 200 guests on Saturday Feb. 25, city council candidate Andy Weissman was swimming in supporters. By far the largest gathering of Culver City voters in the season so far, Weissman was an affable host greeting friends and allies warmly. The red carpet and the confetti were just one part of the welcome; there was also a large [...]

Dear Editor- When Did Union Become a Dirty Word?

Dear Editor- When Did Union Become a Dirty Word?

The ongoing conversation in our community about the parent-funded "adjuncts" working at El Marino has raised a number of difficult issues for CCUSD. 1. Does a regular paycheck change someone's status from a "volunteer" to an "employee"? 2. When parent groups fund-raise and place people in our classrooms, should they retain control over those employees or should the district be the employer of [...]