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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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Fresh From Charlotte’s Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From Charlotte’s Farm by Katie Malich

Move over, Farmville. E. B. White's award-winning book, Charlotte's Web, has been the quintessential introduction to farm life for generations of American children and adults. Wilbur the pig, Charlotte the spider, Templeton the rat, and all the other inhabitants of Zuckerman's Farm have made the trip to the silver screen not once, but twice. An animated version of the story was released 1973 [...]

Didi Hirsch Adds Spanish Suicide Hotline

Didi Hirsch Adds Spanish Suicide Hotline

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services announced today that as of July 1, the Suicide Prevention Center will provide suicide prevention crisis hotline services to the Hispanic population. The Spanish-language service will be available to callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Didi Hirsch’s Suicide Prevention program is the 11th center to join the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s Spanish [...]

Culver City Education Foundation Wins Grants

Culver City Education Foundation Wins Grants

In the fourth and final round of grant applications for this school year, the Culver City Education Foundation funded 10 CCUSD projects: one for grades 2-8, four projects for elementary schools, two for the middle school, and three high school projects. The funding total of $24,424 included a generous unrestricted grant of $2,500 from the Collins Foundation. Here is a summary of this round [...]

Library Will Stay Open on Mondays – Stay Posted

Library Will Stay Open on Mondays – Stay Posted

While negotiations between the County of Los Angeles and the Service Employees International Union continue, the Culver City Julian Dixon Library will remain open on Mondays. Pam Broussard, the spokesperson for the employees, was not available to comment. For more information on hours, call the library at 310-559-1676.

“As You Like It’ from Kentwood Players

“As You Like It’ from Kentwood Players

It can't be summer without a bit of Shakespeare. Kentwood Players presents one of his most delightful comedies “As You Like It” from July 9 to August 14 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm at the Westchester Playhouse located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester 90045. The production is directed by Karintha Touton, with Jeremy Speed Schwartz as assistant director, and produced [...]

June Gloom (Sung to the Tune “Blue Moon”) by Rima Snyder

June Gloom (Sung to the Tune “Blue Moon”) by Rima Snyder

June gloom, you've left me out in the cold waiting for summer to come, this coastal fog's growing old. June gloom, it's time you made your retreat creep off on little cat feet bring on the sun and the heat! I'm reading articles on global warming while wrapped up in a blanket on the beach These weather patterns are becoming so alarming It seems that summer will remain just out of [...]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

On its Way to a Comet, Spacecraft Checks Out an Asteroid The Rosetta orbiter, which carries the lander Philae, has completed more than two thirds of its journey to the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The most comprehensive cometary investigation ever, the mission will deliver the Philae lander to the comet’s surface for in situ studies. On their way to the comet, the spacecraft and lander are [...]

Just a Thought- June Gloom

Just a Thought- June Gloom

June Gloom (and it’s July Already-) It’s one thing when it begins in May and goes all through June, but when the gloom begins in May and shows no sign of leaving in July, it’s just too much. One of the popular reasons to live on the west side of Los Angeles is the weather, but at this time of year, it’s not always a bonus. I wake up at 5:30 or 6, and start my morning. The problem is [...]

We Have a Winner! John Nachbar Named City Manager

We Have a Winner! John Nachbar Named City Manager

The City Council of the City of Culver City has announced the appointment of John Nachbar as its City Manager. Mr. Nachbar will assume the City Manager position in late August or early September. Mr. Nachbar is the current City Manager for the City of Overland Park, Kansas, a position he has held for over ten years. Overland Park’s population is over 173,000 residents. Mr. Nachbar’s [...]

Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands

Songs and Dances of Imaginary Lands

The arts in Culver City have expanded into an unlikely arena – the former car dealership on Washington at National. Opening on July 8 and running through the 18th, the city will be home to a contemporary opera, filled with original songs and dances. The cast is first rate but what makes this performance so unique and exciting is the presentation. It is not your typical static [...]

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