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The Skinny - Amy Brunell

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Polystyrene Ban to Go into Effect November 8, 2017

Polystyrene Ban to Go into Effect November 8, 2017

On May 8, 2017, the City of Culver City became the 108th city in California to adopt a citywide ordinance that bans the use of Polystyrene foodware. Polystyrene, which is a synthetic polymer plastic that comes in two forms – foam (often mistakenly referred to as “Styrofoam”) and solid (straws, cutlery, coffee cup lids) – are commonly used by restaurants for take-out food orders. The [...]

Culver City Women’s Club – Halloween Membership Tea

Culver City Women’s Club – Halloween Membership Tea

The Culver City Woman's Club is planning a Membership Tea to be held on Tuesday, October 31st at 2:00pm, for women who are interested in possibly joining this social and philanthropic group that supports a number of local charitable organizations. The group has a lunch and business meeting once a month, and holds various fundraising and social events throughout the year. If you would like to [...]

Cannabis Tax Will Be Considered by City Council

Cannabis Tax Will Be Considered by City Council

Since the passage of Proposition 64 last November, Culver City has put a great deal of time and effort into formulating it's own cannabis policies On February 13, 2017, the City Council considered a report on the City's options under the 2015 Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA) and the 2016 Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA), also known as Proposition 64. AUMA makes major changes [...]

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

I Eat Too Fast. It’s an old problem that I still have to manage. Now I’m less resistant to learning about my need to eat fast. I used to hate this topic, to think about it, to feel it, it just left me frustrated. I’ve been “outed” so many times in my life for eating too quickly. No one likes getting outed about something she finds difficult and painful. I’ve spent time analyzing [...]

Explore Ballona Wetlands – Park to Playa

Explore Ballona Wetlands – Park to Playa

Ballona Wetlands Restoration, Heal the Bay, along with other partners, are hosting a series of exploration events of the Ballona Wetlands and watershed throughout October. This Saturday, October 7, 2017 a bicycling tour of Ballona Creek from Syd Kronenthal Park in Culver City down to Playa del Rey will take place. There will be six stops along the way to discuss the Ballona Watershed and its [...]

Sternberg & Dancers “Life Stories”

Sternberg & Dancers “Life Stories”

For over 30 years, Donna Sternberg & Dancers has been involved in opening dialogue in the community. This fall, Donna Sternberg & Dancers will present Life Stories in the Garden Room of the Veterans Memorial Complex on Saturday, November 4th at 8pm and Sunday, November 5th at 3pm. This new work examines what it's like to grow old in a culture geared toward the young and draws on real-life [...]

Mayor Cooper Speaks to Las Vegas

Mayor Cooper Speaks to Las Vegas

My deepest condolences go out to those who have lost loved ones in last night's tragic shooting in Las Vegas. Flags at City buildings have been lowered to half-mast until sundown on October 6, 2017 to honor the memories of those who perished tragically during this senseless act of violence. I send my heartfelt wishes to those who are injured for their speedy and complete recovery. I offer my [...]

ARTWALK Coming to Culver City This Weekend

ARTWALK Coming to Culver City This Weekend

ARTWALK 2017 will celebrate the beginning of the fall art season with galleries exhibiting new and distinguished artists, a pop up installation by Culver City Unified School District’s Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (CCUSD AVPA), musical and dance performances throughout the day, interactive art experiences, chalk art for all ages, and special offerings at several area restaurants. As [...]

Ballona Creek Renaissance Wins Pollution Prevention Award

Ballona Creek Renaissance Wins Pollution Prevention Award

On September 20, Culver City's own Ballona Creek Renaissance was honored with a 2017 SEED Award for Pollution Prevention by the South Bay Business Environmental Coalition. This 10th annual awards event at Los Angeles World Airports’ Flight Path Museum and Learning Center recognized the accomplishments of local businesses, individuals, and organizations that are making significant and noticeable [...]

“Spamilton” Comes to KDT for the Holidays

“Spamilton” Comes to KDT for the Holidays

“Spamilton” celebrates and satirizes the Broadway blockbuster with a versatile cast of five. Marilyn Stasio of Variety mused, “Hip-hop, Broadway showtunes, Viennese waltzes — is there anything this guy can’t write? No, not ‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, but Gerard Alessandrini, whose ingenious parody ‘Spamilton’ simultaneously salutes and sends up Miranda and his [...]

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