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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

Ruth's Truths - Ruth Morris

Special Features - T. S. Owen

LOCALmotion - Jozelle Smith

Get Smart - Jamie Wallace

Just a Thought – Editing Reality

Just a Thought – Editing Reality

For the second time in the history of Culver City Crossroads, we have chose to un-publish something that we published. The policy for Letters to the Editor holds that only letters from real people can be published, and correspondents must sign their real names. The letter was published, and retracted, on Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015. While the letter that was retracted seemed to be from a real person [...]

Turning Point School Announces Konigsberg as Next Head of School

Turning Point School Announces Konigsberg as Next Head of School

The Turning Point School Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Dr. Laura Konigsberg has been appointed the next Head of School beginning July 1, 2016. She will succeed Deborah Richman who, in the beginning of 2015, shared her plan to retire at the end of the 2015-16 school year after 28 years of service. “Unanimously chosen by the Board of Trustees, Laura Konigsberg was a standout [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun returning its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn’s icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. The spacecraft obtained the images during its Oct. 14 flyby, passing 1,142 miles above the moon’s surface. Scientists expected the north polar region of Enceladus to be heavily cratered, based on low-resolution images from the Voyager mission, but the [...]

Flag Football Undefeated

Flag Football Undefeated

The Culver City Culver City 6th Grade Flag Football team, unbeaten and unchallenged in the 6th grade league, moved up to face more competitive 7th and 8th graders in a D-1 League. After a minor hiccup in their first game, a loss to Ocean, the Culver City Panthers faced Park Century School Tuesday at the Culver City field. Park Century, fielding a team that outweighed the Culver City team by more [...]

Dear Editor – Proven Experience and Fresh Ideas

Dear Editor – Proven Experience and Fresh Ideas

I moved to Culver City five years ago specifically so that my children could attend its phenomenal grade schools. As my daughter prepares to graduate from El Marino, I am looking at the middle school and high schools with the hope and expectation that she and her brother will continue receiving an extraordinary public education. Though both schools have shown marked improvement in recent years, [...]

Senior Center Hosts 13th Annual Disability Carnival – T. S. Owen

Senior Center Hosts 13th Annual Disability Carnival – T. S. Owen

The Senior Center was hopping with activity on Sunday as hundreds of families and individuals faced with disabilities from around the Los Angeles area enjoyed food, games, prizes and companionship at the 13th annual Culver City Kids Carnival. Billed as a Festival of Fun and hosted by the City, the Senior Citizens Association and the Exchange Club, attendees from toddlers to seniors celebrated in [...]

Poetry in the Parks – Vogel & Friends @ Baldwin Hills

Poetry in the Parks – Vogel & Friends @ Baldwin Hills

What better way to savor inspirational language than being out in nature? Culver City will enjoy a  poetry reading at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook next Saturday, October 24, at 5 p.m. in the Pavilion structure. The reading, part of a new Poetry in Parks campaign spearheaded by California Parks archeologist Scott Green, is free and open to the public. Award-winning local poets, Brandon [...]

Get Smart – Jamie Wallace

Get Smart – Jamie Wallace

The focus here is on FAFSA  -- what it means and how it’s changing. "What the heck is a fafsah and why do I need to file it?" The FAFSA (pronounced “faf suh”) is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Everyone, even high income earners should fill out the FAFSA and file it by the June 30th deadline. The current FAFSA is available starting on Jan. 1, 2016. Make sure to fill it out [...]

Burke, McVarish Receive Strong Support From Culver City Leaders

Burke, McVarish Receive Strong Support From Culver City Leaders

Candidates Anne Burke and Scott McVarish announced today that they have received the support of six of the Culver City elected officials who have taken a stand in this election. "We are proud to be endorsed by so many community leaders," said Burke. "It means so much to us to know they trust us to handle the serious business of our school district." "One of the most critical tasks the [...]

Ask2Know School Board Forum Brings Students and Candidates Together

Ask2Know School Board Forum Brings Students and Candidates Together

West Los Angeles College was the scene last Wednesday Oct. 14, 2015 for the Ask2Know School Board Forum, and event that has allowed students to ask questions of the school board candidates for the last two election cycles. Giving the kids direct access to the school board candidates - Anne Burke, Kelly Kent and Scott McVarish - let some end-user perspective reach up to the people hoping to be in [...]

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