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Culver City Walk & Rollers Invites Middle School Students to “Try the Ride”

Culver City Walk & Rollers Invites Middle School Students to “Try the Ride”

On Sunday, August 14, Culver City Walk & Rollers will host an “Intro to CCMS Fun Ride” designed to encourage more Culver City Middle Schoolers to give biking to school a try. Students looking to learn how to ride to Culver City Middle School can meet at one of three location at 10 a.m. where trained ride leaders will provide instructions and lead their groups to CCMS. Biking to school [...]

Girls Academic Leadership Academy Will Cut Ribbon August 12

Girls Academic Leadership Academy Will Cut Ribbon August 12

Something very special is happening on Friday, August 12 in Los Angeles. An academy designed to cultivate female leadership will be cutting the opening ribbon at Los Angeles High School with a STEAM focus for their first class.  The Women’s Institute for Young Girls (WIYG), launched by Senator Holly Mitchell (D- 30th District)  is partnering with GALA to offer the “Empowering Leadership [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

As NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) celebrates four years on the Red Planet, University of Leicester planetary scientist Professor John Bridges recounts the mission’s success and explains what is next for the one-ton nuclear-powered science robot. The Curiosity rover (with MSL aboard) hit the dusty Martian surface on August 6, 2012, and began its mission of finding evidence about [...]

Gotanda Departure Leaves an Opening for CCMS Principal

Gotanda Departure Leaves an Opening for CCMS Principal

Culver City Middle School will be saying goodbye to Principal Dr. Linsey Gotanda, who will become the next Director Of Secondary Education in Palos Verdes Unified pending Board Approval later this week. From CCUSD Superintendent Dr. Joshua Arnold - "Dr. Gotanda's leadership at Culver City Middle School has been tremendously valued by students, teachers, and families, and we thank her for [...]

LWV Offers Voter Registration @ Grand Central Market

LWV Offers Voter Registration @ Grand Central Market

The League of Women Voters of Los Angeles helps make voter registration easier before Election Day by setting up booths at the entrance to Grand Central Market, located at 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, 90013, beginning Wednesday, August 10 through Wednesday, October 19, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM when the League will help the public determine eligibility, registration status, and answer [...]

Clarke and Cooper Address Polystyrene Issue

Clarke and Cooper Address Polystyrene Issue

At Monday night’s Culver City Council meeting, a lively discussion was held regarding the banning of polystyrene (Styrofoam) food containers from restaurants, grocery stores and similar establishments. The proposal was brought by the Ballona Creek Renaissance as a way to keep polystyrene food containers, which can easily break apart, from entering Ballona Creek and eventually ending up in [...]

Council Notes; AYSO Wins, Polystyrene Ban and Inquiry Policy Both Returned to Committee

Council Notes; AYSO Wins, Polystyrene Ban and Inquiry Policy Both Returned to Committee

The Culver City Council Meeting of August 8, 2016  began on a festive note, with a packed council chamber applauding a presentation of certificates to the American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Culver City Girls U19 Team — Winners of the AYSO National Games Tournament. This amazing team of young women had a record of zero losses, and zero goals scored against! They defeated several other [...]

Heatstroke Tweet Up with NHTSA

Heatstroke Tweet Up with NHTSA

Every 10 days, vehicular heatstroke kills a child in the United States. Every 10 days, a parent loses a child to a preventable death. Since 1998, there have been 687 deaths, 26 of which happened this year. It's time to stop vehicular heatstroke from killing our children. The time to take action is now! On August 12, NHTSA will tweet every 15 minutes for 24 hours to raise awareness about the [...]

New Date for Council on BSPS – Aug. 22

New Date for Council on BSPS – Aug. 22

The City Council has approved the implementation of a Bus Signal Priority System (BSP) that will improve the efficiency of bus service by providing traffic signal priority to buses at signalized intersections along their routes in Culver City; by extending the green time a few seconds, a Culver City bus running late may catch up to the schedule. As part of the BSP Project, 35 existing nearside [...]

President Boggs Retires; AULA Library Renamed, Scholarship Fund Created

President Boggs Retires; AULA Library Renamed, Scholarship Fund Created

After seven years of dedicated service to Antioch University, Dr. Tex Boggs retired from his position as President of Antioch University Los Angeles on July 29. During a packed and emotional farewell celebration community members spoke about the impact and contribution Dr. Boggs has made to AULA and to the student body in particular. Dr. Boggs was honored twice during the farewell gathering. [...]

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