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Former CC Mayor Sandra Levin Wins Oakley Award

Former CC Mayor Sandra Levin Wins Oakley Award

Sandra Levin, Executive Director of the Los Angeles Law Library has been named as this year's recipient of the Robert L. Oakley Advocacy Award from the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).  The prize was given as recognition of her efforts on behalf of California county law libraries to secure solid, sustained funding through the passage of California SB 711. A former City Council [...]

Plans to Restore Ballona Wetlands Support El Segundo Blue

Plans to Restore Ballona Wetlands Support El Segundo Blue

Two non-profit groups, The Friends of the Ballona Wetlands and Heal the Bay,  collaborated over the weekend of July 16 & 17 to show off the Ballona Wetlands to the public by showing volunteers the trash that collects in the sands of Playa del Rey and giving others a glimpse of the rare, endangered El Segundo Blue butterfly. "Its territory is from Palos Verdes to Ventura," said Patrick [...]

City Manager’s Report – John Nachbar

City Manager’s Report – John Nachbar

It’s the bi-weekly report from Culver City’s manager, John Nachbar. All the latest details from Parks & Recreation, the Fire Dept.,  Senior Center, Community Development and much more.   Fire Department • Culver City Firefighters Read to Children at the Library – On July 12th, Culver City Firefighters read stories to children and their parents at the Culver City Julian [...]

Krentzman Family Survives Attack in Nice

Krentzman Family Survives Attack in Nice

Greg Krentzman of Culver City was on vacation with his wife, Sophie, and daughter, Lola, on the night of the attack in Nice, France that left 84 dead and hundreds injured. The family was on the promenade when the rampage began. Krentzman told ABC News' Linzie Janis that Sophie's quick thinking saved his life. "My wife screamed out 'Greg! Jump! There's a truck in front of you going right at [...]

Fox Hills Neighborhood – Park Clean Up Day July 30th

Fox Hills Neighborhood – Park Clean Up Day July 30th

Hey Fox Hills! Please join us Sat. July 30th, 2016 from  9:30 am – Noon at the Fox Hills Park for the annual Clean-Up day! We will be planting Juniper trees and cleaning the park! Bring your energetic self, and Gloves, Tools and Lunch will be provided. Hosted by Fox Hills Neighborhood Association. Meet us at the benches by the playground. Please RSVP via email - [...]

Active Transportation Planning Bill Gets Unanimous Approval

Active Transportation Planning Bill Gets Unanimous Approval

The train to Santa Monica, bike shares in Los Angeles - there's a lot of good going on in the public transportation movement, and California's Safe Routes to School is keeping an eye on legislation. The most important bill this past session has been AB 2796, which would create set-asides for non-infrastructure and planning within the ATP. That's important for our long range planning, and what [...]

“Dollar” Stores Fall Below Standards on Toxic Chemicals

“Dollar” Stores Fall Below Standards on Toxic Chemicals

According to a new study from The Campaign for Healthier Solutions, many of the dollar stores that make up the $36 billion industry contain products rampant with toxic chemicals often associated with birth defects, learning disabilities, and cancer. The study looked at over 164 products. Here are the statistics they found: 81% of the products tested (133 of 164) contained at least one [...]

Temporary Bus Stop for Both Line 6 and Rapid 6

Temporary Bus Stop for Both Line 6 and Rapid 6

From July 11th to July 17, 2016, the southbound bus stop at Sepulveda Blvd. nearside Palms Blvd. will be moved to Sepulveda Blvd. farside Palms Blvd. The northbound bus stop will be closed due to construction. If you have any questions, please contact a Transit Operations Supervisor at (310) 253-6500

City Council Places Parcel Tax and Hiring Power on the November Ballot

City Council Places Parcel Tax and Hiring Power on the November Ballot

The scheduling on any City Council agenda happens well in advance of the evening, so while the number of police related items on the docket for July 11, 2016 had no foreknowledge of the tragic shooting in Dallas last week, it created a sense of reflection that went beyond procedure. Council member Meghan Sahli-Wells asked that the meeting be adjourned in memory of the victims in Dallas, as [...]

Sister City to Welcome Korean Students

Sister City to Welcome Korean Students

The Culver City Sister City Committee will host a Korean Student delegation, comprised of seven high school students and three chaperones, Jul. 23 to Aug. 3. Culver City Sister City conducts an annual exchange program with sister cities Iksan City of South Korea and Kaizuka of Japan. The community is invited to attend the welcome picnic, July 24, 4-6 pm, at Bill Botts’ playground picnic area [...]

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