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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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LOCALmotion - Jozelle Smith

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LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

This week opens with the Culver City Rock & Mineral Club’s monthly meeting, set for this Monday evening, 7:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Veterans Memorial Building, 4117 Overland Avenue. The program will be “The Rainforest Jasper of Queensland Australia,” presented by Dick and Mary Pat Weber. The Webers are retired geologists, and while touring Australia they formed a [...]

CC Foodie – Ramen Yamadaya

CC Foodie – Ramen Yamadaya

It's cold, and there's nothing more appealing to the body and the soul than hot soup. Ramen Yamadaya can do that for you. The star of the menu is the ramen with pork broth, long simmered and deeply flavored. The Tonkatsu Kotteri is the most popular menu item, and the spiciness can be dialed up or down as you like. Garlic lover that I am, it's nice that the fresh crushed garlic on the side can [...]

Books for Cookies @ Carlson Park  Jan. 9

Books for Cookies @ Carlson Park Jan. 9

A group of local families are getting together to host a book drive this Saturday from 12 to 3 pm. From Lea Kaai "Our kids have baked cookies to swap for gently used books. Meet us at Carlson Park on Saturday to drop off your donation. All books will be donated to the Westside Children's Center." Bring your gently used children's books to Carlson Park and be rewarded with homemade [...]

CTG’s Rodriguez Confirmed for National Council on the Arts

CTG’s Rodriguez Confirmed for National Council on the Arts

Diane Rodriguez, Center Theatre Group’s Associate Artistic Director, was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the United States Senate to be a member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory body of the National Endowment for the Arts. Pictured left with CTG 's Director of New Play Development Pier Carlo Talenti at the 10th anniversary of the Kirk Douglas Theater, Rodriguez [...]

Reach for Rainbows with Youth Health Center Fundraiser

Reach for Rainbows with Youth Health Center Fundraiser

You too can help “Reach for Rainbows” at the annual fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center. The group’s major fundraiser is on Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Culver City. The honorees at this year’s event are The Culver City Woman’s Club, and John Riordan, owner of John Riordan Plumbing, Inc. The members of the Woman’s Club [...]

Historical Society Officers Installation

Historical Society Officers Installation

Michelle Bernardin The Culver City Historical Society’s Winter General Membership Meeting will be an Installation of Officers for 2016-2018, including an hors’d’oeuvres reception catered by Holy Cow, on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm in the Lethbridge Garden Room of Veterans Memorial Building at 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City. This will be the installation of [...]

Meeting in a Minute – City Council

Meeting in a Minute – City Council

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of January 4, 2016. At this meeting, the City Council:  Presented a commendation to Angelica Castaneda Miles.  Presented a proclamation in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Day 2016.  Presented a proclamation designating January 2016 as Homeowner's Exemption Awareness Month.  Adopted a resolution approving the [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

The fantasy creations of the “Star Wars” universe are strikingly similar to real planets in our own Milky Way galaxy. A super-Earth in deep freeze? Think ice-planet Hoth. And that distant world with double sunsets can’t help but summon thoughts of sandy Tatooine. The most recently revealed exoplanet possessing Earth-like properties, Kepler-452b, might make a good stand-in for [...]

Just a Thought – Love and Loss

Just a Thought – Love and Loss

There are few things that can crack a heart open like seeing someone's heart breaking. When the heart breaking belongs to your own child, the sound of that crack can be loud. Only the soft echo that follows is a reminder that this is the persistent melody of life; love and loss. Our little cat was very sick, and when that vet began using phrases like "very poor prognosis" and "immunologically [...]

Development and the Expo Station – New Site, Community Meeting

Development and the Expo Station – New Site, Community Meeting

With the progress of the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica comes a big reveal for the giant new mixed-use project set to rise on the parking lot next to the parking lot at the line's current terminus in Culver City (on National between Venice and Washington). Citing a website for the development, Urbanize LA says we can expect 500,000 square feet of "creative office space, luxury residences, [...]

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