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Community

“Charlotte’s Web” with the Kentwood Kids

“Charlotte’s Web” with the Kentwood Kids

The Kentwood Players are delighted to present a Kentwood Kids Production of “Charlotte’s Web” by Joseph Robinette, adapted from the book by E.B. White. This classic tale about friendship, acceptance and coping with the realities of life unfolds in the barnyard, where timid Wilbur the pig develops a friendship with Charlotte, a spider who spins a most amazing web. Performances will be at [...]

“Front and Center” Offers Outstanding Theater Students at the School Board Meeting

“Front and Center” Offers Outstanding Theater Students at the School Board Meeting

At the March 9 board meeting, the District Community Arts Team co-chairs including the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, Gwenis Laura, District Arts Consultant, Inez  Bush and Farragut parent, Kathleen McKernin were presented with a proclamation for March is Arts Education Month by the school board. Next was the inaugural presentation of the NEW CCUSD Theatre Collaborative [...]

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

How did “hearsay” come to mean evidence? As you know, I went to sleep in 1961, and only woke up a couple of weeks ago. One of my favorite TV shows back then was “Perry Mason.” Great spooky theme music, Barbara Hale, perfect. In nearly every show, when DA Hamilton Burger was trying to pin the crime on Perry’s client, a witness would say “Well, Joey told me so” and Perry would [...]

Just A Thought- Parents Don’t Vote

Just A Thought- Parents Don’t Vote

Parents Don’t Vote I was at a party recently when my friend Madeline set me on fire with one casual comment; “Parents don’t vote.” I said, “That’s not true. I’m a parent and I vote.” I named several other politically involved parents that I know to refute her argument. But further research proved that she was right. Looking at the database of voters who participated in the [...]

“Li’l Abner” at the Kentwood Players

“Li’l Abner” at the Kentwood Players

Kentwood Players continues its 60th Anniversary Season with the musical “Li’l Abner” from Friday, March 12 through Saturday, April 17, on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the Westchester Playhouse located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester . The production is directed and choreographed by Victoria Miller, produced by Susan Goldman Weisbarth, with Dave Boyer as the [...]

Sunkist Park Neighborhood Meeting- 7-11?

Sunkist Park Neighborhood Meeting- 7-11?

There will be a meeting for the neighborhood of Sunkist Park at the El Marino Elementary School on Wednesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. in regards to a local development. The 7-11 Corporation wants to put in  24 hour store at the corner of Sepulveda and Berryman (5495 Sepulveda) where the 20/20 Video store was previously located. If you have questions or comments about development you can [...]

Parenting is a Tough Job

Parenting is a Tough Job

Are you feeling challenged, irritated, discouraged by your kid’s power struggles? Come and learn some common sense solutions…A four-session parenting workshop based on Positive Discipline Positive Discipline is for parents who are looking for long-term parenting skills that will encourage their children to think for themselves, become more responsible and have greater respect for [...]

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

Parking -- A Modest Proposal (with apologies to Jonathan Swift this time) Last week we established that there’s no such thing as free parking anymore, the way I remember it from the 1960's. If you’re not paying for your parking, someone else is paying for it. Another big change I’ve noticed is the percentage of our real estate that’s devoted to automobiles. Streets are wider, [...]

Culver City Education Foundation- Eat Italian!

Culver City Education Foundation- Eat Italian!

If you are hungry for a an opportunity to support the Culver City Schools, this is the week to eat Italian at Ugo Logo. Drop in at 3865 Cardiff Ave. from Monday March 8 until Thursday March 11, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., just mention CCEF and 10 % of you bill will be donated to the grant programs- Not only will you support our schools, but you also get a free dessert. The lobster ravioli is a ticket to [...]

Women’s History Month- Culver City Style – Video

Women’s History Month- Culver City Style – Video

Crossroads is celebrating Women's History Month by interviewing some of our most notable political females; the former mayors of Culver City. In a video presentation, Jozelle Smith, in her own words-

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