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National Voter Registration Day – Sept. 23

National Voter Registration Day – Sept. 23

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk is celebrating National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) on Sept. 23 with key community leaders and organizations at University of Southern California and California State University, Los Angeles. With more than one million eligible citizens registered to vote, this non-partisan effort seeks to encourage students and surrounding communities to [...]

Gordo Going Home Today

Gordo Going Home Today

The little white dog whose story drew donations nationwide has made a miraculous turnaround after his leg was nearly severed during a police pursuit last week. Doctors first believed Gordo, a mild-mannered Maltese mix, would lose his limb completely after the rim of a van driven by a stolen vehicle suspect sliced his hip joint during a wild chase in South Los Angeles last Wednesday. Now, [...]

Peace and Art – Downtown this Weekend

Peace and Art – Downtown this Weekend

The Whole 9 is proud to present the 3rd Affair of The Arts” on September 20 & 21 in downtown Culver City at the intersection of Culver Blvd. and Main Street. The free outdoor festival showcases 60 of Southern California's premiere painters, photographers, sculptors, and glass, ceramics and jewelry artists and also includes live music. Proceeds from the festival will support the construction [...]

Expo Line to SM is Almost There

Expo Line to SM is Almost There

The Expo Line light rail extension from Culver City to Santa Monica is now 70 percent complete, the Expo Line Construction Authority announced at a community meeting this week. According to Neal Broverman at Curbed, the line's seven stations are 63 percent finished; of the Santa Monica stations, the Twenty-Sixth Street/Bergamot station is farthest along. The platforms have been poured for the [...]

Wende Museum to Get Nuclear Warning Siren

Wende Museum to Get Nuclear Warning Siren

Until the end of 2013, a Cold War era siren stood to alert local citizens of nuclear attack at the corner of Sixth Street and Mills Avenue in Claremont, California. Although no longer in use, the siren remained “hidden in plain sight” on the Claremont Colleges campus. Soon it will join the collection at the Wende Museum, currently located on Buckingham Parkway, soon to be opening on Culver [...]

Baldwin Hills Environmental Assessment Comes From Academic Viewpoint

Baldwin Hills Environmental Assessment Comes From Academic Viewpoint

A state-of-the-art environmental assessment of Baldwin Hills is underway, led by Travis Longcore, associate professor (research) of spatial sciences at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The 18-month project is a cooperative effort for the Baldwin Hills Conservancy and the Baldwin Hills Regional Conservation Authority, with technical support from the Natural History Museum [...]

Memorial Service for Ed Little Set for Sept. 27

Memorial Service for Ed Little Set for Sept. 27

Edward C. Little, long-time Culver City Rotary Club member—among many of his community contributions—and the director of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility in El Segundo, CA passed away last month at 87. Pictured left with Gus Mason of the West Basin Municipal Water District. Little is remembered by many for the accomplishments of his community activism and success in local [...]

Brown Signs Bill Cracking Down on Illegal Arms

Brown Signs Bill Cracking Down on Illegal Arms

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas today praised Governor Jerry Brown for signing his bill to give city attorneys enforcement tools to crack down on illegal weapons and unlawful gun and ammunition sales by renters in their communities. Assemblymember Ridley-Thomas said, “I applaud Governor Jerry Brown for signing AB 2310 into law to provide city attorneys and landlords with an effective [...]

Commissions Open – Applications Accepted

Commissions Open – Applications Accepted

The City Clerk’s Office is pleased to announce the application period for two vacancies on Culver City Commission, Committee, and Boards. Applications will be accepted by the City Clerk’s Office until 5:00 PM on Friday October 24, 2014. Late applications may not be accepted. Applications are being accepted for the following vacancies: Parks, Recreation, and Community Services [...]

An Even Better Price to Lose Your Lawn

An Even Better Price to Lose Your Lawn

West Basin Municipal Water District announced today that it has increased the current Turf Removal Incentive from $2 to $3 per square foot within its service area thanks to a grant from the California Department of Water Resources and funding from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). The grant allows West Basin to add an additional dollar to MWD’s $2 rebate for a total [...]

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