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Archive for May, 2017

Taste of the Nation – June 11

Taste of the Nation – June 11

Share Our Strength will be hosting its annual Taste of the Nation event on Sunday June 11, 2017 from 1 – 4 PM in Media Park. The event brings together top chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists who donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America. The event is sponsored by the City of Culver City and benefits local recipients including L.A. Campaign, California Food Policy [...]

Sign Ups Now Open for Volleyball Camps

Sign Ups Now Open for Volleyball Camps

Beginning, intermediate and high-performance summer volleyball camps for youth will be conducted by the Culver Volleyball Club at the Culver City middle and high school gyms. Youngsters in session one, June 19-22, 4-7 p.m., will learn fundamentals of passing, serving, setting & hitting. The camp is intended for players without experience to those with light experience hoping to start club or [...]

‘Refugee Project’ @ Actors Gang

‘Refugee Project’ @ Actors Gang

Directed by Tim Robbins and developed with The Actors’ Gang ensemble, Refugee Project responds to the millions displaced from war-torn Syria since 2011 by delving into personal stories of immigrants fleeing to escape oppression and violence. For these, we have turned to the actors in our nonprofit theater company, asking them to explore their ancestors’ immigrant journeys and bring those [...]

CCWC Ice Cream Social to Benefit Culver-Palms YMCA

CCWC Ice Cream Social to Benefit Culver-Palms YMCA

The Culver City Woman's Club is hosting its annual Ice Cream Social on Saturday, June 3rd, as an official part of the Culver City Centennial celebration. The event will honor Lillian Culver, who was the wife of Harry Culver, the founder of Culver City, and was one of the original members of the Culver City Woman's Club. The social will be at the Culver-Palms Methodist Church, 4464 Sepulveda [...]

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

The Culver-Palms Family YMCA Board of Managers welcomed Elliott Heffler back onto the Y board at their last meeting, as well as congratulating long-time board member and former chair Andy Weissman, who was honored by the Metropolitan Los Angeles YMCA with induction into their Distinguished Book of Golden Service at the Biltmore Hotel last week. A record number of branch, board, family and city [...]

Dear Editor – Facts Were Sought, Answers Are Still Needed

Dear Editor – Facts Were Sought, Answers Are Still Needed

Dear Editor, I am writing in response to your editorial regarding “Alternative Facts” in which you noted the recent situation regarding “Dr. I’s” role as principal at Lin Howe. Firstly, I want to say that you are absolutely correct that we should not operate on rumor and that we should vet our sources carefully. This is valid and should be applauded. However, in your article, you [...]

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 [...]

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