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Just a Thought – Summer is Over

Just a Thought – Summer is Over

It’s time for us to understand that summer is over. While we hurry towards Election Day, we need to understand that we are not simply turning another election cycle or another year. This is the end of an era, and we will all be better off when it’s over. Alice Walker’s short story, “The Flowers” gives us summer through the eyes of a young girl, happily playing in nature, gathering [...]

AVPA to Play Scary Sounds for Fall Concert and Carnival – Oct. 27

AVPA to Play Scary Sounds for Fall Concert and Carnival – Oct. 27

The AVPA Music program presents "Halloween Haunts," our annual Fall Concert, on Thursday, October 27, at the Veterans Memorial Building (4117 Overland Blvd). The music begins at 7 pm, but there are special treats beforehand!  The Concert Band, String Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Chamber Singers will perform, showcasing the talented students at Culver City High School. The String [...]

Repair Cafe @ Mar Vista This Weekend

Repair Cafe @ Mar Vista This Weekend

It may not need to be tossed out. Things can be  fixed. Take them over to the Westside Repair Cafe at the Mar Vista Fall Festival this Saturday, October 22nd, 11:00AM to 3:00PM at the Mar Vista Recreation Center - Fall Festival Inside the Park Gymnasium at 11430 Woodbine Ave. in Mar Vista, CA 90066 In the spirit of moving toward zero waste and stewardship of our planet’s resources, [...]

La Ballona Math Circle Gives Students a Number of Options

La Ballona Math Circle Gives Students a Number of Options

Students at La Ballona Elementary School are taking part in an innovative, new learning experience designed to help them learn about mathematics in a way that is both fun and engaging. Each Tuesday after school, students gather for La Ballona Math Circle, part of a movement originated in Eastern Europe that came to the United States in the 1990s. Since then, the movement has spread nationwide, [...]

CCHS Parent Engagement – Oct. 20

CCHS Parent Engagement – Oct. 20

CCHS opens the doors for parents tonight to talk about school, sports, money for college and all the things high school parents need to know. This is an informative evening for CCHS parents and families to gain awareness and receive valuable resources to help your student be successful in high school and beyond. You may choose three 30-minutes workshops to attend. If you came as a family, you [...]

Medical Mission Adventures Shared a Day of Medical Care for the Needy

Medical Mission Adventures Shared a Day of Medical Care for the Needy

On Oct. 8 2016, Grace Lutheran Church set up space for Medical Mission Adventures, whose mobile medical clinic and optical vans you may have seen parked in front of the church on Overland Avenue. Ken Smith and Cindy Lundquist were the church volunteers who made this happen, and many needy people are in better health today because of the MMA. Even with Obamacare, there are still many who [...]

CTG Sets the Cast for ‘Amelie, A New Musical’

CTG Sets the Cast for ‘Amelie, A New Musical’

Casting has been set for Center Theatre Group’s production of “Amélie, A New Musical” at the Ahmanson Theatre which begins previews December 4, 2016, opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017. In addition to the previously announced Phillipa Soo (Tony Award nominee for “Hamilton”) in the title role, the cast will feature, in alphabetical order, Emily Afton, Alyse Alan [...]

Dear Editor – Schools Prepare for Extreme Heat

Dear Editor – Schools Prepare for Extreme Heat

As the temperature in Southern California is expected to climb throughout the rest of the week, Culver City Unified is preparing to address the thermal comfort of our students and staff in the following ways to maximize their teaching and learning experiences. In every classroom throughout the district, portable air conditioning units have been serviced and/or upgraded to blow air that is 5-10 [...]

Walk With a Doc Through the Heart of Screenland – Fitness Program Adds History

Walk With a Doc Through the Heart of Screenland – Fitness Program Adds History

“Locals knew where to stand to get autographs.” One of the best parts of Saturday’s Walk with a Doc was soaking up Culver City history from Julie Lugo Cerra (pictured with the crowd in front of the Culver Statue). Toward the end when Cerra, Culver City Historian, and Hope Parrish, board member of the Historical Society reminisced in front of the Culver Studios. The two long time Culver [...]

Black Talkies @ MCLM – Chisholm ’72

Black Talkies @ MCLM – Chisholm ’72

This month Black Talkies on Parade presents the 2004 documentary about the first female politician running for president, Shirley Chisholm, the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. New York Congresswomen Shirley Chishlom threw her hat in the ring in 1972, while Nixon was seeking re-election, the Vietnam War was underway, and feminist and civil rights movements [...]

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