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School Board Notes – Major Asbestos Spill Puts Robert Frost Remodel Behind Schedule

School Board Notes – Major Asbestos Spill Puts Robert Frost Remodel Behind Schedule

At a quick holiday meeting on Valentine's Day, the school board needed to convene over an impending crisis, summed up in a few words; Robert Frost Auditorium - and asbestos. With the district's landmark performing space under remodel since the beginning of the school year in September, performances by theater, music and dance programs have reached out through the city, from the Ivy Substation [...]

Organizing for Resistance – Sea Change to Present Rep. Karen Bass @ Two Town Halls

Organizing for Resistance – Sea Change to Present Rep. Karen Bass @ Two Town Halls

Join Congresswoman Karen Bass ( D- 33rd) along with other activists and LA community members at two town halls for an active discussion on how to mobilize to resist the Republican agenda. Representative Bass has been an outspoken and incisive critic of the Republican administration, and her leadership skills are helping to create organized resistance to the unconstitutional directives of the [...]

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Welcome to Ruth's Truths 2017...and beyond! On the occasion of the Jewish new year last September, my son wanted me to come up with some profound personality transformation to work on as a resolution. All I could think of was what seemed mundane to him: getting back on the weight control wagon, and writing my column more frequently again. "That's not what they mean," he texted. Shut down, I [...]

“Share Your Toys” Moms Club East Donates to Office of Child Development

“Share Your Toys”  Moms Club East Donates to Office of Child Development

MOM’s Club of Culver City East recently made a donation of $500 cash and a slew of age-appropriate toys to the CCUSD Office of Child Development. “We are so lucky to have the support of so many people in the Culver City community,” said Claudia Arreola, director of the Office of Child Development. “These toys will make the children we serve very happy, and I know that as moms [...]

City Council Discusses Prop. 64 Marijuana Regulations

City Council Discusses Prop. 64 Marijuana Regulations

While the passage of Prop. 64 in last November's election legalizing the use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21, it also left to cities to set their own standards for sales, taxation, growth and production. How Culver City will decide on what is best was a discussion at the last council meeting on Feb. 13, 2017. There are currently no legal marijuana businesses in the city, and with [...]

Habitat for Humanity Has 350 Applications for 10 Housing Units on Globe Ave.

Habitat for Humanity Has 350 Applications for 10 Housing Units on Globe Ave.

On January 28, Habitat for Humanity concluded a series of four information meetings for households interested in applying for the Globe Project. The information meetings were held in both English and Spanish on January 12, 19, 21 and 28. According to the city manager's office, a total of 350 households attended these meetings. Habitat will begin review of the applications, and a preference will [...]

2017 Western State Conference Relays @ WLAC Postponed – New Date Feb. 24

2017 Western State Conference Relays @ WLAC Postponed – New Date Feb. 24

Next Friday, February 24, the West Los Angeles College Wildcats begin their quest for the Western State Conference titles in Track & Field at West LA. Originally scheduled for FEb. 17, the meet has been postponed due to rain. The Wildcats are led by sophomores Alexis Henry and Reagan Andrews who were members of the 2016 Junior College Track and Field All-America team. The pair, along [...]

City Council Puts “Sanctuary City” on March Agenda

City Council Puts “Sanctuary City” on March Agenda

The City Council Meeting of Feb 13, 2017 already had a lengthy agenda, but much of the crowd attending were there about an item they wanted on a future agenda; making Culver City a sanctuary city. More than a dozen speakers were able to address the council at the beginning of the evening, calling for the council to agendize. Rebecca Rona Tuttle told a story of a student of hers, Angelica, who [...]

Venice Boulevard to Become “Great Street” with Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

Venice Boulevard to Become “Great Street” with Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

For years, the Venice Great Street was a model for how the city, council office and community could work together on a shared vision for the Mayor’s Great Streets Initiative. But while the outreach plan brought most of the Mar Vista Community together, the project was stalled because the segment of Venice Boulevard that would be a Great Street was owned by Caltrans, and the agency was concerned [...]

Dear Editor – Safety is Not Political

Dear Editor – Safety is Not Political

Our diversity is our strength. With one of the most diverse public school systems in the nation, Culver City Unified believes that it's the differences between our students that help shape their learning and their character, and propel them to unparalleled heights in college and careers. To this end, our district aims to protect this diversity and is providing resources to students and [...]

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