Monday September 25th 2017
Loading images...

Get the latest news from Culver City Crossroads delivered right to your inbox!


to Culver City Crossroads' RSS email feed for FREE. Once a day, you'll get local news, events and commentary from people who live here, work here, and love it.

If you enjoy reading or find value in the information we provide, please consider supporting the many hours of effort we put in to make this online newspaper available every day. You can easily make a one-time or monthly recurring donation by clicking the link below.

Thank you for your support!

Staff

Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

Ruth's Truths - Ruth Morris

Special Features - T. S. Owen

LOCALmotion - Jozelle Smith

Get Smart - Jamie Wallace

Community

Grant Supports AVPA Cabaret

Grant Supports AVPA Cabaret

In December, the Culver City High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) was awarded $2,500 from the Culver City Performing Arts Grant program, sponsored by Sony Pictures Entertainment. The grant allows AVPA to present “Cabaret Night 2010: An Evening of Music by Sondheim and Bernstein” at the Ivy Substation, home of The Actors’ Gang, 9070 Venice Boulevard, Feb. 4 through 7. [...]

Upward Bound House Will Open Jan. 29

Upward Bound House Will Open Jan. 29

Upward Bound House, a community-based, social services agency headquartered in Santa Monica, will officially open Family Shelter at 12841 West Washington Blvd., in Culver City on Friday, Jan. 29. The grand opening celebration will start at 1 p.m. “There is a vital need for an emergency shelter for homeless children and their families in crisis in Los Angeles. We are grateful for the [...]

Kentwood Players “Six Degrees” Cast Live Online

Kentwood Players “Six Degrees” Cast Live Online

Cosandra Calloway hosts a weekly internet radio show about the entertainment industry on Saturdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. called Callywood Live! This Saturday, Jan. 23 her entire show will feature call-in interviews with the production team and cast of the Kentwood Players current hit production, "Six Degrees of Separation" onstage at the Westchester Playhouse through Feb. 13. This is a live, [...]

Just a Thought- Dr. King, Of Course by Judith Martin-Straw

Just a Thought- Dr. King, Of Course by Judith Martin-Straw

The danger if having a national holiday in one’s honor is that there is the risk of being turned into a greeting card, simple, palatable and undemanding. Of all the radical philosophies to come out of the sixties, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s embrace of non-violence is one that continues to offer political inspiration in an age of suicide bombers and extremist philosophies. While most of [...]

The School Board Gives Awards, Honors and Calls the Play for the Coaches

The School Board Gives Awards, Honors and Calls the Play for the Coaches

All the chairs were filled, and the crowd spilled out into the hallway at the first regular meeting of the new school board on Jan. 12. Commenting on the number of people present, school board Vice President Scott Zeidman said “It is our goal to hear from all of you who wish to be heard, ” and the meeting was called to order. The evening began with Dave Mielke of the Culver City Federation [...]

Parenting Puzzes- Marni Parsons

Parenting Puzzes- Marni Parsons

Q. Our kids have issues with food. One will only eat this, the other will only eat that, and they get so stuck on one thing, they refuse to try anything new. How do I get some nutrition into my children without a major battle? A. There are two things you must never get into a battle over with your children, and that is their input and output. In other words, do not argue about food and [...]

Just a Thought- Philosophy Refresher by Judith Martin-Straw

Just a Thought- Philosophy Refresher by Judith Martin-Straw

Mary Daly died at just the right time on January 3 last week. I have been heartbroken and weary with all the funerals I have attended lately, but when I heard that one of my favorite philosophers had left the planet, it was the cue that I needed to pick up her books again and remind myself why she was so inspiring. I first discovered Mary Daly on the shelves of a used bookstore in Long Beach. [...]

Just A Thought- Honesty and Policy

Just A Thought- Honesty and Policy

I think of myself as an honest person. I believe that lying is wrong, and that telling the truth is the best way to go. I recently had a situation where it was brought home to me very clearly that honesty is not always the best idea in every situation and it has made me reconsider the policy itself. “Mommy I can’t breathe.” Four of the most terrifying words in the English language, [...]

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 [...]

 Page 236 of 237  « First  ... « 233  234  235  236  237 »