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Archive for June 4th, 2012

The Living History Project Concludes and I Get My Wish – Sandra Coopersmith

The Living History Project Concludes and I Get My Wish – Sandra Coopersmith

“Time is money” is the mantra of someone I know who speed-walks the self-imposed treadmill of his life and would have his cell phone surgically implanted if that were possible. It was therefore not surprising that when I started to tell him about the Living History Project, his response was, “Just give me the quick and dirty, for God’s sake!” Okay. Several senior volunteers, [...]

Dear Editor – City Hall and Fiscal Sanity

Dear Editor – City Hall and Fiscal Sanity

1. Bring back the Citizen-Community based Budget Committee that the Council abolished. Items to discuss for example by the committee: business taxes, do traffic cameras really work as advertised?, alternative funding for services that might be cut, spending priorities, financial goals, optimum number of parking enforcement officers, consolidating accounts receivables, weighing the advantages and [...]

From the Management – A Comment on Comments

From the Management – A Comment on Comments

Dear Readers and Writers, Welcome to Civil Discourse 101. It's great that everyone is commenting. This is one of the main ideas behind Crossroads. Local news is not a one-way street; we want your thoughts, your information and your ideas. We are delighted to facilitate dialogue. In the process, please remember we need to be respectful to each other, and maintain a tone of civility and trust. [...]

Dear Editor – Contacting Council on Fracking

Dear Editor – Contacting Council on Fracking

I am trying to put together on online petition to ban fracking in Culver City and am having a hard time finding the Culver City Council Members email addresses. The Culver City website does not list them. You have to fill out a form and the website sends it in. Also, when I sent an email from that form the email bounced back to me. Do you know if these are publicly available and if so where [...]

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

I’ve been thinking about patience lately. I realize how much patience one has to develop to accomplish any worthwhile goal whether it’s getting a degree, raising a child or losing weight. Regarding my children, one lecturer used to say, “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.” That saying has helped me when parenting my children, but I use it to in other aspects of my life. We’re so used to [...]

Culver City Grads Win Scholarships

Culver City Grads Win Scholarships

126 graduating seniors at Culver City High School and Culver Park High School have been selected by individual donors and organizations to receive scholarships totaling more than $113,000. The scholarships are administered through the Culver City Community Scholarship Fund, a nonprofit volunteer organization. Awards will be presented at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 18, at Robert Frost [...]

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

Aww, it’s too late to sign up for the special price, so guess we’ll go have to go and just watch! A Fulcrum Adventures Open Ropes Course Training will be conducted on a special ropes course at Botts Park in Culver City on Sunday, June 17 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. The high ropes challenge course is located near the Interpretive Nature Trail, where participants can enjoy (gulp) city and ocean [...]