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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Actors’ Gang

Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream @ Actors’ Gang

   The Actors’ Gang continues its tradition of bringing free theatre for multi-generational families every weekend in August at Media Park (adjacent to The Ivy Substation) with Mighty Morphin Midsummer Night’s Dream directed by the company’s Co-Artistic Director, Cynthia Ettinger. Since 2006, over 20,000 people of all ages have enjoyed 11 free adaptations of Shakespeare with a pop [...]

Tonight’s the Night – National Night Out

Tonight’s the Night – National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Please bring your family and friends to join the CCPD event, where we will have fun activities for everyone, live music, free food and drinks, and Police and Fire Departments' equipment and services display. Tuesday, August [...]

Culver City’s Own Abby Bergman Swims the English Channel

Culver City’s Own Abby Bergman Swims the English Channel

The swimming career of Abby Bergman just hit the milestone she's been dreaming of for years; on July 31, 2017 she swam the 21 miles of the English Channel in 13 hours and 15 minutes. This local water woman, currently a student Smith College, did a Catalina swim last July but the international standard of distance ocean swimming - the English Channel - was her goal to conquer. Bergman [...]

Bass to Host Town Hall on Health Care

Bass to Host Town Hall on Health Care

As Senate Republicans continue efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the offices of Karen Bass have received hundreds of calls and thousands of emails from constituents concerned about the future of their care. From Bass "It’s my belief that the President will continue to push policy that would sabotage the Affordable Care Act, no matter how many millions of lives that that would harm. [...]

A City of Kindness – Non-Profit Fair August 12

A City of Kindness – Non-Profit Fair August 12

The public is invited to drop by a free Non-Profit Fair to meet with and learn more about the non-profit organizations that serve our residents and to find out how they can volunteer to help support these organization’s activities.  This is part of the City’s campaign to establish Culver City as a City of Kindness and to promote more civic engagement among our residents. The Fair will [...]

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

LOCALmotion – Jozelle Smith

The Culver City Elks Lodge #1916 is kicking off August with activities that include their District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler Judy Sutton’s visit on Wednesday, August 2, starting with dinner at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a First Lady’s Dinner a 6:30 p.m. hosted by Cindy Konkel in the Card Room. And as always on the first Saturday of the month (August 5) it’s Ukelele time from 10:00 a.m. [...]

CTG to Premiere “Soft Power”

CTG to Premiere “Soft Power”

Center Theatre Group will partner with East West Players on the upcoming world premiere of “Soft Power” at the Ahmanson Theatre May 3 through June 10, 2018, announced Artistic Director Michael Ritchie. Through the partnership, East West Players will add this new work created by Tony Award-winning artists David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori as part of its 2017-2018 season and will also [...]

West Basin Offers Grant Funding for Bottle Stations

West Basin Offers Grant Funding for Bottle Stations

The West Basin Municipal Water District  Board of Directors announced a new program to fund water bottle filling stations at public facilities. The pilot program was created to provide community members with more access to safe and reliable tap water to refill their personal, eco-friendly water bottles. Goals of the program are to promote tap water as a quality source of drinking water; reduce [...]

The Not So Wimpy Film Festival Is Coming!

The Not So Wimpy Film Festival Is Coming!

If you know a young filmmaker, grades 4-9, who would like to participate in the Culver City Friends of the Library One Book, One City Jr film festival, the time to be working on the film is NOW! Inspired by the book, The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney and the Culver City Centennial, this Not So Wimpy Film Festival is looking for student entries. These films must be no longer than 75 [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

With the push of a button, final commands for the European Space Agency’s LISA Pathfinder mission were beamed to space on July 18, a final goodbye before the spacecraft was powered down. LISA Pathfinder had been directed into a parking orbit in April, keeping it out of Earth’s way. The final action this week switches it off completely after a successful 16 months of science [...]

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