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Archive for March 3rd, 2017

Council to Meet with PRCS

Council to Meet with PRCS

The City Council will hold three special meetings in the Mike Balkman Council Chambers for the purpose of presenting current Fiscal Year 2016/2017 and proposed Fiscal Year 2017/2018 Work Plans from all City departments. Other items are also scheduled to be discussed at these meetings. There will also be a Special Joint Meeting of the City Council and Parks, Recreation, and Community Services [...]

Torlakson Nominates CCUSD for National Green Ribbon Award

Torlakson Nominates CCUSD for National Green Ribbon Award

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today nominated three California school districts and two individual schools to compete in the U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools (ED-GRS) recognition program, which honors schools that conserve resources while promoting health and environmental literacy. Top of the list - Culver City Unified School District. “These [...]

August Wilson Monologue Winners Head to National Finals

August Wilson Monologue Winners Head to National Finals

Center Theatre Group has named Aryana Williams, Alexander Villaseñor and Elija Hall as the top performers of the August Wilson Monologue Competition (AWMC) Regional Finals held at the Mark Taper Forum on February 27, 2017. Williams and Villaseñor will go on to represent Los Angeles in the national finals on May 1. Aryana Williams of Carson has placed first in the competition, earning a $500 [...]

Is the Cold War Really Over? Did America Win? McCumber Speaks @ Wende

Is the Cold War Really Over? Did America Win? McCumber Speaks @ Wende

UCLA Professor John McCumber held a standing-room-only crowd at Culver City’s Wende Museum of the Cold War enthralled last week by highlighting how philosophies in mid-20th century East Germany influenced American thinking then - and continue in current times. “Professor McCumber presents an aspect of the Cold War that has become more important even since the founding of the museum 12 years [...]

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Tales from a Year End Trip, 2016 "Nenmatsu-Nenshi" (年末年始) is an important term in the world of Japanese tourism, an industry of which I was a part for twenty years. The term means "year end, year beginning" and it refers to how the holiday season fits onto a calendar, in an attempt to find enough consecutive days for a trip somewhere. This past Nenmatsu-Nenshi was extra special; not [...]