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WLA College – Open House Aug. 2

WLA College – Open House Aug. 2

An evening Open House will be on the calendar next week at West Los Angeles College. If you're curious about the place or would like to hear more about programs for traditional age students and busy working adults, stop by on Tuesday, August 2. There's a campus tour at 4:30pm. The information session starts at 5:30. To reserve a seat and get your free parking pass, visit www.WLAC.edu/Enroll

Air Bag Recall Seeks High Risk Cars

Air Bag Recall Seeks High Risk Cars

There's nothing like an old Honda, right? It turns out that a number of old Hondas are very dangerous to drive. Certain model-year 2001-2003 Honda and Acura vehicles show a far higher risk of ruptures during air bag deployment, prompting an urgent call from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to ensure that unrepaired vehicles in this population are found and fixed before they [...]

Backpacks for Kids – Volunteers Needed for Food Drive

Backpacks for Kids – Volunteers Needed for Food Drive

 August will see another another food drive at Pavilions on Jefferson in Culver City on August 13th & 14th to get Backpacks for Kids ready for the new school year. Please see the shift times below. Volunteers will be passing out flyers and asking for food donations from patrons to pick up while they're shopping. If you haven't volunteered before, now is the moment. It is such an [...]

Abby Bergman Completes Catalina Channel Swim

Abby Bergman Completes Catalina Channel Swim

Abby Bergman has completed her 2o plus mile swim from Catalina Island to the Palos Verdes Peninsula in eleven hours and eleven minutes.  She began last night on Catalina at 11:30 pm and arrived this morning near the Terranea Resort. The Smith College student who grew up in Culver City has just embarked on a long distance swim career with this first adventure. The conditions were near-perfect; [...]

Provisional Ballots – No Consistent Rules

Provisional Ballots – No Consistent Rules

Once reserved for emergency situations, provisional ballots were freely handed out across California on June 7 as a Los Angeles Times analysis finds they were used by more than one of every five primary voters who showed up at a polling place. But the wide use of provisional ballots has not been matched by any broad statewide oversight, with rules changing from one county to the next dictating [...]

Sister City & Community to Welcome Iksan Students July 24

Sister City & Community to Welcome Iksan Students July 24

Sponsored by the Culver City Sister City Committee’s Korean Exchange Committee, our community is invited to attend the Welcome Picnic for seven high school students and three accompanying chaperones from our sister city of Iksan, South Korea. The welcome dinner’s location is Bill Botts’ playground on the lower area near the intersection of Jefferson and Duquesne. The event begins at 4:00 [...]

LA Sheriff’s Dept. Seeks Help Identifying a Suspect

LA Sheriff’s Dept. Seeks Help Identifying a Suspect

Sheriff’s Special Victims Bureau detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person of interest in the sexual assault of a young boy. The incident occurred on Friday, July 8, 2016, at approximately 6:50p.m., in the Puente Hills Mall, City of Industry. A nine year old boy reported that he was inappropriately touched by a male adult while he was inside the Puente Hills Mall. [...]

CC’s Abby Bergman to Swim Catalina Channel

CC’s Abby Bergman to Swim Catalina Channel

Culver City's own 20-year-old marathon swimmer Abby Bergman, is scheduled to swim across the Catalina Channel from Catalina Island to Palos Verdes on Sunday, July 25th at midnight. Swimming across the channel is the first in a series of marathon swims that Bergman is planning on accomplishing. She is already scheduled to swim across the English Channel in the summer of 2017 (from Dover to [...]

CCPD Chief Bixby Reaches Out to the City

CCPD Chief Bixby Reaches Out to the City

Dear Community Member, In light of recent events that have strained police-community relations across our nation, it is my intent with this message to inform Culver City residents, businesses and visitors that the Culver City Police Department is committed to earning a reputation of professionalism, public trust and community-oriented policing. The Culver City Police Department has a long [...]

Antioch Volunteer Day to Support LA Kitchen

Antioch Volunteer Day to Support LA Kitchen

AULA alumni, students, faculty and staff are invited to come together on Saturday, August 13 for a Day of Service organized by the Alumni Council. Volunteers will meet at L.A. Kitchen (260 W. Ave. 26, Los Angeles) to work alongside a team of L.A. Kitchen chefs, kitchen staff, and alumni or students from the Empower Program (a culinary job­ training program for young men and women aging out of [...]

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