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Don’t Support Discrimination – Boycott Eden Foods

Don’t Support Discrimination – Boycott Eden Foods

More than 80 companies have petitioned the courts for permission to use their owner’s religious beliefs to discriminate against women. That’s not surprising given the right-wing’s all out attack on birth control and women’s reproductive health care. But what’s really shocking is that one of those companies is a well known organic food pioneer, Eden Foods. Tell Eden Foods: Stop [...]

Senator Mitchell Calls for CHP to Be “Held Accountable” for Incident Captured on Cell Phone

Senator Mitchell Calls for CHP to Be “Held Accountable” for Incident Captured on Cell Phone

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas today joined with Senator Holly J. Mitchell to urge the commissioner of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to conduct a thorough investigation into a CHP officer’s controversial arrest of a woman apprehended on the shoulder of the Interstate 10 Freeway in Los Angeles on Tuesday, July 1. Senator Mitchell said, “Now is the time for fact-finding about [...]

La Ballona Free Lunch Offers Free Eye Exams and Glasses This Week Only

La Ballona Free Lunch Offers Free Eye Exams and Glasses This Week Only

What's better than a free lunch, playtime with friends, games and books? This week the Jules Stein UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic will be on hand to offer help for children who need vision correction. From July 7 to July 10, 2014, the pop -up clinic can help your child to get the glasses they need (and you might not even know they need them !) Call Dr. Muriel Ifekwunigwe at (310) 8423- 4290 or Free [...]

Gotanda Approved as New Principal for CCMS

Gotanda Approved as New Principal for CCMS

The CCUSD Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Linsey Gotanda as the new principal of Culver City Middle School beginning with the 2014-2015 school year. Linsey previously served as assistant principal at Adams Middle School in Redondo Beach, where she supervised and evaluated approximately 60 teachers and classified employees, including hiring of employees and staff [...]

Just a Bit of History for July 4th

Just a Bit of History for July 4th

Have you ever wondered what happened to the 56 men who signed the Declaration of Independence? Five signers were captured by the British as traitors, and tortured before they died. Twelve had their homes ransacked and burned. Two lost their sons serving in the Revolutionary Army; another had two sons captured. Nine of the 56 fought and died from wounds or hardships of the [...]

Water Seeks Level; WBMWD Looks to Fill Board Vacancy by Appointment

Water Seeks Level; WBMWD Looks to Fill Board Vacancy by Appointment

After nearly 25 years as Board Director for the West Basin Municipal Water District, Ed Little has retired leaving an opening on the Board. The seat is open for election in November but board members are scrambling to appoint a replacement to serve out his term. Rather than wait until January 2015 for a new board member inauguration, the Board wants a member now. It is common for Water Boards to [...]

Wende Museum and NeutraVDL Offer ‘Competing Utopias’

Wende Museum and NeutraVDL Offer ‘Competing Utopias’

Competing Utopias is a design collision that should never happen. But somehow, in Los Angeles, in 2014, twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, it will. This installation is a ‘mash-up’ in the most provocative sense of that word. Its force comes from the collision of two design cultures that have been kept apart but have been visually connected in ways yet unexamined. What we [...]

Safe Routes to School Needs Your Ideas

Safe Routes to School Needs Your Ideas

For over two years, we've heard that Los Angeles County lacks a strategic approach to investing in walking and biking and a truly multi-modal transportation network. July 16th is your opportunity to share that with the Metro board directly. Please join us at the Metro Board Room on Wednesday July 16th at 2:15 pm for the Planning and Programming Committee meeting to show support for creating an [...]

CC Dem Club to Host Annual Independence Day Picnic

CC Dem Club to Host Annual Independence Day Picnic

All are welcome to the Culver City Democratic Club Annual Independence Day Picnic and BBQ! You and your friends and families are invited to join the Culver City Democratic Club's annual Indepenence Day event.  Friday July 4th (I'll bet you already knew that ) at Blanco Park 5801 Sawtelle near Sepulveda Blvd Culver City 90230 from 10:30am-3:30pm Please bring something to be grilled and [...]

The Creation of Culver City High School and First Graduating Class of ’53

The Creation of Culver City High School and First Graduating Class of ’53

Can it be 60 plus years since the first class graduated from Culver City High School in 1953? Yes, the class often called “the first class in and the first class out” is the topic for the next general meeting of the Culver City Historical Society on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room in the Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Ave. in Culver City. A trip [...]

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