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Community

Parenting Puzzles- Marni Parsons

Parenting Puzzles- Marni Parsons

Q. How do you teach your child how to be angry? I fully agree with Lyman Abbott, but am stymied by this issue. Anger seems to beget more anger around our house, sadly. A. Thanks, Colleen, for this question. I know that you are not alone in wondering how to teach your child to be angry. Most people, whether aware of it or not, think that children should be seen and not heard especially when [...]

Auto Club Re-opens Culver City Office

Auto Club Re-opens Culver City Office

Before the New Year even begins, the American Automobile Association has reopened their doors in Culver City, at 4512 Sepulveda Blvd. “Now, don’t tell too many people,” commented Branch Manager Warren Moore “we are only open with a skeleton staff right now, and we’re busy as it is.” A half a dozen people were already there to make use of the office on bright December morning. The [...]

Just a Thought- Well Worth the Weight

Just a Thought- Well Worth the Weight

The moment that I am struggling with the fact that it’s too cold to open a window, and it’s dark at five o’clock in the afternoon, the mail carrier shows up with five pounds of baklava. Yep, really, five whole pounds. There is winter, and then there are holidays. It is of course a gift, sent from a thoughtful relative, who wants to sweeten the celebration. As I am the only person around [...]

Just A Thought – It’s a Wonderful Life

Just A Thought – It’s a Wonderful Life

It Really is a Wonderful Life- I always find it fascinating how the stories we are drawn to become our stories. Is it that we already know, at some intuitive level that this plot twist is coming up in our own text? Or that loving the story as much as we do, we find a way to play the role in real life? Think about your favorite novel or your favorite fairy tale, and consider there’s an [...]

Culver City Warms up to New Fire Station- Natasia Gascon

Culver City Warms up to New Fire Station- Natasia Gascon

After more than thirty years, the Culver City Fire department formally opened its brand new Fire Station 3 in Fox Hills last Saturday, Dec. 19. The new station, located on 6030 Bristol Parkway, is set to replace the old Fire Station 3 on Segrell Way. “This is a big day.” said Mark Scott, City Manager. “A day where we are not talking about budgets, we are talking about [...]

Parenting Puzzles by Marni Parsons

Parenting Puzzles by Marni Parsons

Q- Sibling rivalry at our house is intense. Both my husband and I come from big families, and while we only have two kids, it seems they spend just as much energy competing with each other as we used to spend on the whole crowd. How can we put an end to this constant contest? Putting an end to sibling rivalry takes patience and understanding. As parents we must understand that siblings will [...]

Disney Donates to CCUSD

Disney Donates to CCUSD

Culver City Unified School District students will soon be practicing their animation skills on computers once used by some of the best animators in the business. Walt Disney Animation Studios recently donated a variety of high-end computers and animation equipment, worth more than $10,000, to CCUSD. The donation came about after then-Mayor Scott Malsin worked to attract Indiecade, the video [...]

Culver-Palms YMCA Celebrates

Culver-Palms YMCA Celebrates

Friends, family, and community supporters of the Culver-Palms Family YMCA gathered on Wednesday night to celebrate the hundreds of thousands of dollars raised this year to help families in need. The Culver-Palms Y has been busy into campaign season, raising money to use as financial aid for adults and families that cannot afford a membership. So far $191,159.00 have been raised, with a grand goal [...]

Just a Thought- Time is of the Essence

Just a Thought- Time is of the Essence

At the Culver City Council Meeting on Dec. 14, the issue was time. An item on the agenda in regard to clarifying the amount of time that public speakers would be allotted to address the council brought a lot of comments. The need for public comment, the right to free speech, all came very close to home. Is there anything else as important? Isn’t time all we really have? There is something [...]

Esoteric Astrology by Risa D’Angeles

Esoteric Astrology by Risa D’Angeles

Esoteric Astrology for week December 17-23, 2009 Mars Retrograde, Winter Solstice The important astrological news this week is Mars retrograde (19.42 degrees Leo) early Sunday morning (Dec. 20) and winter solstice (Monday, Dec. 21) as Sun enters Capricorn (9:47 a.m. Pacific time). Mars is retrograde until March 10, 2010 (seventy-four days). Mars has been slowing down since mid October, so [...]

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