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Archive for April, 2017

West Basin Wins Water/Energy Grant

West Basin Wins Water/Energy Grant

The California Department of Water Resources has awarded West Basin Municipal Water District $800,625 as part of DWR’s 2016 Water-Energy Grant Program. The award will provide funding for two of West Basin’s conservation programs beginning this summer, including the Disadvantaged Community Water-Energy Savings Initiative Program, and the Cash 4 Kitchens Program (C4K). The current C4K [...]

AVPA Danger Zone Dance “Across the Universe”

AVPA Danger Zone Dance “Across the Universe”

Culver City High School’s Danger Zone Dance Company (DZDC) proudly presents its 2017 spring concert, Across the Universe: Without the Frost, We’re Outta Space in four performances from Thursday, April 20 to Saturday, April 22. DZDC, which was temporarily displaced from its home this year, reflects on this experience in new dances featuring styles spanning the universe from Bollywood to ballet [...]

Mitchell Hearing Will Highlight the Impact of Wage Inequality on Women

Mitchell Hearing Will Highlight the Impact of Wage Inequality on Women

Persistent wage inequality and its relation to implicit bias and its impact on women, the work place and in life will be highlighted Friday when Sen. Holly J. Mitchell convenes researchers, impacted individuals and social-change makers to work on gender inequality. The Los Angeles hearing will focus on what can be done to alleviate the wage gap between men and women and is jointly hosted by [...]

MCLM to Host Derek Brown’s ‘Articulate Scars’

MCLM to Host Derek Brown’s ‘Articulate Scars’

Still Waters Publishing will be hosting the event for Derek Brown’s debut book release and signing of Articulate Scars - Comfortable Silences and Reluctant Tears - on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at The Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum. Articulate Scars is a mixed libation of poems spilled from the mind of a man seeking asylum from mediocrity on the page and the stage. [...]

Special City Council Meeting to Address Inglewood Oil Field Tonight – April 17

Special City Council Meeting to Address Inglewood Oil Field Tonight – April 17

If there is one constant overriding environmental concern for Culver City, it is the Inglewood Oil Field. Covering almost a thousand acres and sitting next to Kennth Hahn Park, the area is one of the largest urban oil fields in the world, a working site since 1924, producing more than 7,000 barrels a day. While Culver City has jurisdiction over slightly less than a tenth of the site, it's legal [...]

“Failure: A Love Story” @ KDT

“Failure: A Love Story” @ KDT

Center Theatre Group’s Block Party begins with the opening of the Coeurage Theatre Company production of “Failure: A Love Story” this Sunday, April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Written by Philip Dawkins and directed by Michael Matthews, “Failure: A Love Story” will run through April 23, 2017, with 11 performances only. Block Party highlights some of the remarkable work being done on other, more [...]

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

Want to see what the future could look like around our Culver City Expo Line Station? How you could walk, bike, or take transit more easily than today? Next weekend there will be two workshops, one for cyclists and one for walkers, and you’re invited to both – At 10:00 a.m. bikers and transit riders will meet at El Barone, 8641 Washington Blvd. for a ride through Culver City’s Transit [...]

YMCA to Open New Session of Diabetes Prevention, Standing on Success

YMCA to Open New Session of Diabetes Prevention, Standing on Success

Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans (86 million) has prediabetes? What's worse is that the majority of these people don't even know that they have prediabetes—are you one of them? Additionally, nearly 29 million Americans have type 2 diabetes. Sadly, the CDC estimates that without making healthy diet and lifestyle changes, 15–30% of people with prediabetes will develop type 2 diabetes within 5 [...]

Dear Editor – Mayor Clarke on Immigration Policy

Dear Editor – Mayor Clarke on Immigration Policy

Dear Editor - “Culver City is a 'City of Kindness,' and our City Council has affirmed this with the adoption of our Sanctuary City Resolution. Media outlets recently reported about a section in the Police Department manual that addresses immigration enforcement and appears inconsistent with our Council direction. I am pleased that Police Chief Bixby swiftly gave this matter his full [...]

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Viva Cuba -- The final leg of my spring break trip this year was last, but in no way least: Cuba. I am so glad that I decided to do what I called the "Americana" portion first: New York to Florida via the I-95, and then departing for the decidedly non-Americana Cuba from Florida, Fort Lauderdale, to be exact. Cuba moved up a few positions on my bucket list when restrictions to travel there [...]

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