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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

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Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

In biology, “symbiosis” refers to two organisms that live close to and interact with one another. Astronomers have long studied a class of stars—called symbiotic stars—that co-exist in a similar way. Using data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory and other telescopes, astronomers are gaining a better understanding of how volatile this close stellar relationship can be. R Aquarii (R [...]

School Board Appoints Lockhart as Interim Superintendent

School Board Appoints Lockhart as Interim Superintendent

At the emergency school board meeting this morning, the Board of Education appointed Leslie Lockhart, the current Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, as the Interim Superintendent while the search begins to fill the post. Lockhart has a long history with the district as well as children currently enrolled in the schools.  She was the Principal of El Rincon, and the Assistant [...]

CCMS Boys Soccer Wins 4-1 Against Mark Twain

CCMS Boys Soccer Wins 4-1 Against Mark Twain

CCMS Soccer or fútbol continues to get better with every year. Parents have been supporting these kids since their early AYSO days. Now many of them are in competitive clubs and further developing their skills and talent. But to play for your local middle school continues to be a special kind of honor. All the hard work throughout the year culminates into a few short months where the players [...]

Council Notes – HBO to move HQ to Culver City, Plunge to Restrict Summer Use, Commissioners Appointed

Council Notes – HBO to move HQ to Culver City, Plunge to Restrict Summer Use, Commissioners Appointed

The long discussed and widely anticipated project at 8777 Washington Boulevard won full approval from the City Council on June 12, 2017. "Wow, not a single negative comment," exclaimed Mayor Jeff Cooper. "I don't know that I've ever had that happen with a major development like this, but clearly it speaks to the effective community outreach ." While the meeting also saw discussion of the [...]

Board of Education Announces Superintendent Arnold’s Departure

Board of Education Announces Superintendent Arnold’s Departure

In a statement that went out at 12:07 am, the CCUSD Board of Education announced "the departure of Superintendent Dr. Joshua Arnold, effective today. At the one-year mark, the board has determined that Dr. Arnold and the Board do not share the same vision for the leadership of the District." While praising Dr. Arnold's innovations and contributions, the Board implied that the difference in [...]

Inglewood Oil Field – July 11

Inglewood Oil Field – July 11

On July 11, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. the Oil Drilling Subcommittee (City Council Members Clarke and Sahli-Wells) and City staff will provide a report to the City Council regarding discussions with Sentinel Peak Resources (SPR) relating to next steps in the Inglewood Oil Field (IOF) Specific Plan Project. The report will also set forth Subcommittee recommendations, which may include, but not be limited [...]

Fiesta La Ballona Seeking Sponsors

Fiesta La Ballona Seeking Sponsors

The Fiesta La Ballona Committee is still accepting sponsorships for this year’s Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City’s annual “Party in the Park”, which will be held August 25-27 at Veterans Park located at 4117 Overland Avenue. The weekend will feature carnival rides and games, live performances, over 100 booths spotlighting local organizations as well as featuring artisan wares and other [...]

Jump Start Your Book Writing Project this Summer! IWOSC Saturday Seminar

Jump Start Your Book Writing Project this Summer! IWOSC Saturday Seminar

IWOSC presents a Saturday Seminar: Jump Start Your Book Writing Project this Summer! This Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. In this workshop, we'll be using specially designed techniques that help enliven and enrich books of different genres – whether fiction or non-fiction -- and tools to sharpen your writing and organization skills. We’ll get you started, and you’ll find [...]

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

The Skinny – Amy Brunell

I’m tired of not liking my body. I’m tired of comparing myself and of feeling “less than” someone or something else. I don’t respect myself with the amount of energy I spend thinking and being consumed by issues of my body. It’s a forbidden secret I tell very few. Why? Because I find that not liking my body to be morally dishonorable. After all, I have a body. I’m lucky. And I have [...]

Culver City’s Boulevard Music Festival Set to Kick Off July 6

Culver City’s Boulevard Music Festival Set to Kick Off July 6

Summer breezes, an intimate courtyard, and great music. It's time to find the picnic basket and the big blanket and get ready for another summer; the 2017 Culver City’s Boulevard Music Summer Festival. Boulevard Music will present six free concerts on Thursday evenings at 7 pm from July 6 through August 10 in the palm-lined courtyard of Culver City's City Hall. July 6 - Country/Bluegrass [...]

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