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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

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West Basin Changes Code of Conduct After Audit

West Basin Changes Code of Conduct After Audit

On June 22 during the West Basin Municipal Water District board meeting, the West Basin Board of Directors (pictured left) approved changes to the Code of Conduct as a result of an independent, self-imposed audit conducted by McGladrey LLP. The audit examined several key areas where West Basin could strengthen its policies and procedures which included evaluating director expenses, director [...]

Julian Dixon Library Programs Do Summer Off-Site with We Tell Stories, Wednesday Storytimes

Julian Dixon Library Programs Do Summer Off-Site with We Tell Stories, Wednesday Storytimes

Just because the Julian Dixon Library is getting a remodel doesn't mean that your favorite summer programs are not happening. Just up the street at the Veterans' Memorial Building  - both Wednesday Morning Storytimes and We Tell Stories  are scheduled for a summer full of fun. Dates, times and location for summer library programs are all right here. We Tell Stories, LA’s acclaimed [...]

MCLM Black Talkies – The Spook Who Sat by the Door

MCLM Black Talkies – The Spook Who Sat by the Door

This month Black Talkies on Parade screens the underrated and rarely broadcast film The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973), directed by Ivan Dixon and based on a book of the same name written by Sam Greenlee. This unique film is a mixture of many genres including political thriller, satire, comedy, and blaxploitation. In 2012 the Library of Congress named the film to the National Film Registry to [...]

Culver Park Thanks Community Partners

Culver Park Thanks Community Partners

Culver Park High School recently held a reception to thank its community partners for another great year. The event included refreshments, a student performance and a student art display. Among the partners recognized at the event were: UCLA for its programs helping students prepare for community college and higher education; YMCA for its student fitness programs; K9 Connection for offering [...]

Wende Museum – Current Collection

Wende Museum – Current Collection

The Cold War erupted 70 years ago into a breathless battle of brinksmanship between two nuclear superpowers. It pitted America the Good against the Soviet Bloc's Evil Empire; a period when jazz was subversive and outlawed, the Olympic Games deadly serious and world annihilation possible at the push of a red button. Culver City’s Wende Museum and Archive of the Cold War documents this era [...]

Dear Editor – Senior Center Signage

Dear Editor – Senior Center Signage

My first visit to the Culver City Senior Center was a pleasant surprise. It offers a wealth of information activities and information. At the time when I paid the class fee there was no mention of a need for a permit. I assumed my handicapped placard issued by the DMV was ‘the permit’ mentioned on signs in the parking area. But after the session, I discovered that my car had been [...]

Culver City  Little League 10-11 Year Olds Set to Start Tournament

Culver City Little League 10-11 Year Olds Set to Start Tournament

Culver City’s finest 10 and 11 year old baseball players will be in action on Friday, June 26 at 5:00 pm against perennial powerhouse West Los Angeles in the Little League District 25 All Star Tournament opener. The Culver City All Stars have been hard at work under the tutelage of Culver City High School and USC graduate, Chip Netzel. Netzel, who has successfully guided numerous Culver City [...]

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

Kudos to the Culver City Exchange Club (in addition to their Car Show, 4th of July event, etc. of course) – Earlier this month they presented the Culver City Police Department with a donation of “We Care Bears” which can be given to any child who maybe a victim of a crime, traffic collision, or any event that may be traumatic for that child. Gotta love those Exchangeites! Is our [...]

Bike-share Approval Expected by Metro

Bike-share Approval Expected by Metro

As expected, at the meeting of Thursday June 17, 2015 the Metro Planning and Programming Committee approved the contract for the first phase of Metro bike-share. The final approval is now expected at next Thursday’s meeting of the full Metro board of directors. The initial phase of Metro bike-share will be located in downtown Los Angeles, extending from Union Station to USC. There will be [...]

Project Prom Brings Women Together for Pampering and Pride

Project Prom Brings Women Together for Pampering and Pride

For some high school girls, prom is a dream they can't afford. But for 55 of our Centaur girls, it was a dream come true, thanks to CCHS Career Counselor Adrienne Madrid, CTE-ROP Counselor Margaret Fujisawa, CCMS Counselor Jeanine Lizotte, CCHS Principal's Secretary JoNellia Guinn, Nurse Kathleen Lally-Arena, CCHS ROP Support staff member Marion Serra, Computer Specialist Diane Lococo, [...]

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