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Archive for May, 2017

Just a Thought – Alternative

Just a Thought – Alternative

Sometimes there's a local news story that slides away before it can be caught; people don't want to be quoted, evidence is elusive. If I can't do it justice, it's best not to do it. Committing journalism requires that I have something to commit to. It happened this past week over the abrupt and unexpected departure, followed by unprecedented return of Dr. Kim Indelicato, the principal of Lin [...]

Public Works to Begin Extensive Pavement Rehab in June

Public Works to Begin Extensive Pavement Rehab in June

The Culver City Public Works Department is enhancing several of our residential and arterial streets as part of the Pavement Rehabilitation Project. The City’s pavement management system and expert recommendations determine which deteriorating streets will be resurfaced with new rubberized asphalt concrete. Construction near the I-405 freeway ramps and at La Cienega Boulevard and Fairfax [...]

Rally for Rick – Community Support Needed

Rally for Rick –  Community Support Needed

There is something special about community. Rick and Margie Hodges knew that when they opened Tub's Fine Chili in their own community, and created a restaurant worthy of national fame. The corner of Braddock and Overland has been the spot where the Hodges have created a unique and delightful eatery. While Tub's is not looking to close for good, but they do need to close for a month, and that's [...]

Jazz Bakery to Present Goodwin & Little Phat Band

Jazz Bakery to Present Goodwin & Little Phat Band

The Jazz Bakery’s Movable Feast series presents Gordon Goodwin and his Little Phat Band, on Friday, June 9th at 8PM at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Tickets are available at jazzbakery.org and at the door. Populated by L.A.’s finest players, Gordon Goodwin's Little Phat Band takes the big band tradition into the new millennium with a contemporary, highly original sound featuring [...]

Culver Studios Gets Applause At School Board Meeting

Culver Studios Gets Applause At School Board Meeting

The Culver City Board of Education honored The Culver Studios on Tuesday, May 22, 2017 for its contributions toward improving education in The Heart of Screenland, thanking the production studio for its highly successful partnerships with the Culver City Unified School District, its schools, and several nonprofit associations supporting the district and its programs. “We are so pleased to [...]

‘If All the Sky Were Paper’ with Bening and Caan @ KDT June 7

‘If All the Sky Were Paper’ with Bening and Caan @ KDT June 7

Lexikat Artists, in association with Chapman University, proudly presents Annette Bening and James Caan along with a cast including Kate Mansi, (2017 Daytime Emmy winner), in a one-night only performance of the play If All the Sky Were Paper , on Wednesday, June 7 at 7:30pm at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The play is a moving, dramatic reading of real wartime letters by soldiers, Marines, sailors, [...]

CCPD Recovers Stolen Bike & Discovers Chop Shop

CCPD Recovers Stolen Bike & Discovers Chop Shop

On Wednesday afternoon, May 24, 2017 at approximately 2:00 pm, Culver City Police Detectives responded to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library regarding a theft of a bicycle. During the area check, Detectives located the stolen bicycle and suspect in a homeless encampment under the bridge, in the area of the La Ballona Creek and Centinela Avenue. A search of the encampment revealed that it was [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Heavy rain on Mars reshaped the planet’s impact craters and carved out river-like channels in its surface billions of years ago, according to a new study published in Icarus. In the paper, researchers from the Smithsonian Institution and the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory show that changes in the atmosphere on Mars made it rain harder and harder, which had a similar effect [...]

LAX Settles Suit with Culver City on Changes to Airport Transportation

LAX Settles Suit with Culver City on Changes to Airport Transportation

The City Councils of the City of Culver City and City of Los Angeles, along with Los Angeles World Airports  have agreed to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding  which will allow for improved and increased coordination and cooperation between the entities on issues related to the current and future development at Los Angeles International Airport. The MOU provides Culver City with $2.71 [...]

Council to Consider Studies on Hillside Development & Mansionization Standards

Council to Consider Studies on Hillside Development & Mansionization Standards

At the May 30, 2017 regular City Council meeting, the City Council will consider a contract award to John Kaliski Architects to conduct studies and prepare recommendations for R-1 neighborhood development standards to address the communities’ mansionization concerns, as well as hillside grading design standards. With many neighborhoods under pressure from changing standards, soaring real [...]

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