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‘Curious’ Conversations Will Discuss Neurodiversity and Translating Math into Art

‘Curious’ Conversations Will Discuss Neurodiversity and Translating Math into Art

Center Theatre Group will host two Community Conversations inspired by “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” on Friday, August 25 and Wednesday, September 6. Community Conversations are a series of panel discussions that are free and open to the public and feature local thought leaders in dialogue about the context, issues and ideas finding voice on our stages. The National [...]

Culver City Helps to Launch PALA Survey

Culver City Helps to Launch PALA Survey

Purposeful Aging Los Angeles (PALA) seeks to prepare the Los Angeles region for a rapidly aging population through an innovative, sustained initiative that unites public and private leadership and strategies. PALA will improve the lives of older adults and Angelenos of all ages. You can help change the future of aging in the Los Angeles region by taking the PALA survey! Your input will be used [...]

Senator Mitchell Focused on Criminal Justice Reform

Senator Mitchell Focused on Criminal Justice Reform

When this year’s legislative session resumes Monday, Sen. Holly J. Mitchell will continue work on reforming the juvenile and criminal justice systems to improve public safety, save taxpayers money and put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion. The bills are part of the #EquityAndJustice package jointly sponsored with Sen. Ricardo Lara and are focused [...]

Fiesta La Ballona – August 25- 27

Fiesta La Ballona – August 25- 27

Fiesta La Ballona presents three days of free live music and dancing as part of Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park” August 25-27. Fiesta is held at Veterans Park and is produced by the City of Culver City, the Fiesta La Ballona Committee, local sponsors, and almost a hundred volunteers. Veterans Park is located at 4117 Overland Avenue in Culver City. This year, the Fiesta [...]

Doing Well by Doing Good – ‘City of Kindness’ Offers Opportunities

Doing Well by Doing Good – ‘City of Kindness’ Offers Opportunities

The Veterans Building hosts all kinds of events in 13 venues, attracting folks of all stripes, interests, participation, purpose and affiliation to do their thing in Culver City. On Saturday, City Council member Jim Clarke’s plan was to fill the two largest venues with non-profit groups seeing volunteers and people interested in volunteering their time to a good cause. It worked like a [...]

Centaur Football Program Thrives on Sponsor Support

Centaur Football Program Thrives on Sponsor Support

Because of most districts limited athletic budgets, most good athletic programs have to fund raise to help offset large costs to run their programs. Since Culver City does not have crowds of 4,000 and 5,000 for its football games, the school has to rely on sponsors and major sponsors to help keep a competitive program going. Fortunately, we are blessed in Culver City to have a caring and involved [...]

Urban Forest Master Plan Wins Award

Urban Forest Master Plan Wins Award

Culver City and Artecho, the consultants who helped prepare the City's 2016 Urban Forest Master Plan, were recipients of the American Society of Landscape Architect's Merit Award in recognition of outstanding professional achievement. The Urban Forest Master Plan was adopted to replace the outdated Street Tree Master Plan from 2002. Culver City's urban forest is an integral part of the City's [...]

Mayer Meant Movies in the Heyday of Culver City

Mayer Meant Movies in the Heyday of Culver City

The day Harry Culver spotted Thomas Ince filming on Ballona Creek, the destiny of his nascent city was transformed. Culver’s silver tongue and available land convinced Ince to move his studio from Pacific Palisades to brand new City of Culver City, and that studio, much changed but on the same land, is still pouring out entertainment a century later. All this was recounted by the grandniece [...]

CCEF Celebrates Makerspace Supporters

CCEF Celebrates Makerspace Supporters

The Culver City Education Foundation(CCEF) has received two generous donations to kick-off our fundraising efforts for CCUSD's new Makerspaces; engaging places where students will build, explore and discover in a very creative, hands-on way. A Makerspace pilot program is being launched this fall at Farragut and El Rincon elementary schools, with the expectation that the program will later expand [...]

Quinn Named as CCUSD Assistant Superintendent

Quinn Named as CCUSD Assistant Superintendent

CCUSD is proud to announce the appointment of Robert Quinn as the new Assistant Superintendent of Business Services. Robert Quinn currently serves as the Director of Information Technology for the Culver City Unified School District. During his 18-year tenure in that position, Mr. Quinn has used his skills and knowledge of 21st Century Technology to implement high performing technological [...]

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