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News

Just A Thought – Rethink, Reboot, Relaunch (Back Soon…)

Just A Thought – Rethink, Reboot, Relaunch (Back Soon…)

Launching Culver City Crossroads more than seven years ago was a brave and crazy thing to do.  Setting out was a running jump into the unknown. It's been an amazing stretch of time; these years have also been a national revolution in the creation and the consumption of news on all levels. Seven years ago Facebook had far fewer users, Twitter had just launched, and daily newspapers made of actual [...]

Medical Mission on Hold

Medical Mission on Hold

The Medical Mission Adventures (MMA) free medical/dental/vision/etc. screenings set for this Saturday, October 14 at Grace Lutheran Church has been cancelled. Tentatively rescheduled for January of 2018, there will be updates as the next date approaches.

Road Work – Slauson/ Bristol and Marina Freeway

Road Work – Slauson/ Bristol and Marina Freeway

Culver City and Los Angeles County have agreed to revise the striping of the westbound lanes of Slauson Avenue from Bristol Parkway to the Marina (SR-90) Freeway to allow for more efficient flow of traffic. The County is administering a Traffic Signal Synchronization Program (TSSP) project within Culver City on Slauson Avenue in the vicinity of its intersection with the SR-90 Freeway. Since this [...]

Cooper and Muller – Meeting of the Mayors @ Wende Preview

Cooper and Muller – Meeting of the Mayors @ Wende Preview

On October 6, 2017, The Wende Museum of the Cold War hosted Berlin Mayor Michael Müller, Culver City Mayor Jeffrey Cooper, Vice Mayor Thomas Small, Council Member Jim B. Clarke and others for a hard hat tour of the Museum's future home at Culver City’s iconic Armory Building. Mayor Muller was joined by a delegation of 25 individuals from Berlin, including former Berlin Mayor Walter [...]

Mitchell Wins NLSLA Leadership Award

Mitchell Wins NLSLA Leadership Award

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County, one of the largest and most prominent public interest law offices in the nation, has conferred Sen. Holly J. Mitchell with its 2017 Leadership Award for legislation and advocacy championing rights for struggling families. NLSLA, as the group calls itself, specializes in areas of law that disproportionally impact the poor, including housing, [...]

West Basin to Celebrate 70 Years with Water Harvest Festival

West Basin to Celebrate 70 Years with Water Harvest Festival

West Basin Water District will host its 19th annual Water Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at its Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo, Calif. The free family-oriented event will feature 28 educational booths, games, giveaways and water-related activities. This year’s Water Harvest theme celebrates 70 years of water reliability since West [...]

Polystyrene Ban to Go into Effect November 8, 2017

Polystyrene Ban to Go into Effect November 8, 2017

On May 8, 2017, the City of Culver City became the 108th city in California to adopt a citywide ordinance that bans the use of Polystyrene foodware. Polystyrene, which is a synthetic polymer plastic that comes in two forms – foam (often mistakenly referred to as “Styrofoam”) and solid (straws, cutlery, coffee cup lids) – are commonly used by restaurants for take-out food orders. The [...]

Cannabis Tax Will Be Considered by City Council

Cannabis Tax Will Be Considered by City Council

Since the passage of Proposition 64 last November, Culver City has put a great deal of time and effort into formulating it's own cannabis policies On February 13, 2017, the City Council considered a report on the City's options under the 2015 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) and the 2016 Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), also known as Proposition 64. AUMA makes major changes [...]

Explore Ballona Wetlands – Park to Playa

Explore Ballona Wetlands – Park to Playa

Ballona Wetlands Restoration, Heal the Bay, along with other partners, are hosting a series of exploration events of the Ballona Wetlands and watershed throughout October. This Saturday, October 7, 2017 a bicycling tour of Ballona Creek from Syd Kronenthal Park in Culver City down to Playa del Rey will take place. There will be six stops along the way to discuss the Ballona Watershed and its [...]

Ballona Creek Renaissance Wins Pollution Prevention Award

Ballona Creek Renaissance Wins Pollution Prevention Award

On September 20, Culver City's own Ballona Creek Renaissance was honored with a 2017 SEED Award for Pollution Prevention by the South Bay Business Environmental Coalition. This 10th annual awards event at Los Angeles World Airports’ Flight Path Museum and Learning Center recognized the accomplishments of local businesses, individuals, and organizations that are making significant and noticeable [...]

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