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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

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LA County Offers Cooling Advice

LA County Offers Cooling Advice

 With a heat wave sweeping inland, we are providing you with the Los Angeles County 2017 Cooling Center List and some helpful tips to beat the heat. Avoid the sun from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the burning rays are strongest. Reduce physical activity. Wear a wide-brimmed hat and light colored lightweight, loose-fitting clothes when you are outdoors Avoid hot, heavy meals that include [...]

Support a Later Start – SB 328

Support a Later Start – SB 328

The research is clear - later school start times improve the health, safety and academic success of students. California State PTA supports SB 328 (Portantino) to change middle and high school start times in California to no earlier than 8:30 a.m. The bill does not prevent districts from offering zero period. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), “Studies show that [...]

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

Ruth’s Truths – Ruth Morris

A Hankering for Hiltons -- I love staying at Hilton hotels. I am not, nor have I ever been an employee of the company, although at one time I did own some stock, and one of my most beloved bosses was a former Hilton executive. I have been a frequent stayer at Hiltons since my earliest travels, and remain a "Hilton Honors" member, although I've yet to redeem any rewards. I just love me a stay [...]

King of the Yees @ KDT

King of the Yees @ KDT

For nearly 20 years, playwright Lauren Yee’s father Larry has been a driving force in the Yee Family Association, a seemingly obsolescent Chinese American men's club formed 150 years ago. But when her father goes missing, Lauren must plunge into the rabbit hole of San Francisco Chinatown and confront a world both foreign and familiar. At once bitingly hilarious and heartbreakingly honest, King [...]

Culver City Wins ‘Elite Fleet’ Fourth Consecutive Year

Culver City Wins ‘Elite Fleet’ Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, Government Fleet staff honored Culver City as a 2017 Elite Fleet at last month’s Government Fleet Expo & Conference, held in San Antonio, Texas. Culver City shares this honor with only three other North American Elite Fleets, which are from Boise, Idaho; Columbus, Ohio; and Mesa, Arizona. Elite Fleets are former #1 fleets that continue to perform at a high [...]

Culver City Friends of the Library Offers Movie Making Workshops for Kids

Culver City Friends of the Library Offers Movie Making Workshops for Kids

The first of three free movie making workshops for kids will be offered on Saturday, July 8 at 2 pm in the meeting room of the Culver City Julian Dixon Library. Targeting students entering grades 4-9, this workshop will focus on developing story telling skills and screen writing. No prior experience, materials or registration will be required. The subsequent two workshops will be held on July 22 [...]

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

Looking Up – Bob Eklund

On July 10, just days after celebrating its first anniversary in Jupiter orbit, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will fly directly over Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, the gas giant’s iconic, 10,000-mile-wide storm. This will be humanity’s first up-close and personal view of the gigantic feature—a storm monitored since 1830 and possibly existing for more than 350 years. “Jupiter’s mysterious [...]

Sierra Club West – Wilderness Travel Class

Sierra Club West – Wilderness Travel Class

Travel does not have to mean airports and freeways. Summer can offer a completely different way to get out of town.  Meet up with the Sierra Club at 7pm, Thursday, July 13th to learn about the extremely popular Sierra Club's Wilderness Travel Course! For over 40 years, experienced Sierra Club instructors have taught wilderness skills to thousands of Southern Californians in small groups that [...]

Culver City Celebrates its New Renewable Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station

Culver City Celebrates its New Renewable Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station

On June 21, 2017, Members of the City Council of the City of Culver City joined Transportation Department officials and representatives of Clean Energy to open the City’s newly upgraded compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station. The event marked the completion of a $1 million facility improvement project, which included the replacement and installation of two natural gas compressors that [...]

New Home for Repair Cafe

New Home for Repair Cafe

Some things just need a little fixing, so bring them to the Summer Repair Café! Hang out with friends and meet new folks at our new venue, Culver City Presbyterian Church on  Saturday July 15th, 2017. Open to the public from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm. If you’ve never attended this quarterly event, don’t miss this one! Bring something that’s broken and our talented fixers will do their best [...]

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