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Staff

Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

Ruth's Truths - Ruth Morris

Special Features - T. S. Owen

LOCALmotion - Jozelle Smith

Get Smart - Jamie Wallace

Looking Through A Lens- Robert Rissman

Looking Through A Lens- Robert Rissman

I was taking photos of some painted mannequins set up in a yard at Kinston and Pickford and met the artist, Eveready Eddie. He would qualify in my mind as an "outsider artist" except he is very aware of art and design... maybe we can call them a sign of spring.

La Ballona Wins “California Distinguished School”

La Ballona Wins “California Distinguished School”

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell has announced that La Ballona Elementary School is one of 484 exemplary California public elementary schools selected as a 2010 California Distinguished School. “This is a prestigious honor that recognizes the hard work and dedication of Principal Christine Collins, her staff and all the students and parents at La Ballona,” said [...]

Chiu Endorses Newell for Congress

Chiu Endorses Newell for Congress

David Chiu, President of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors today endorsed Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney Felton Newell's campaign for Congress. “We are particularly pleased to have the support of the Supervisor Chiu because he is another leader for a new time, who has reinvigorated San Francisco since his election in 2008," said Newell. Newell is running to serve California's 33rd [...]

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Spring in Italy and France is the time when fresh young garden peas grace the dinner table. Here, we know these legumes as green peas or English peas. Spring is the only time when you'll find these sweet, delicate and nutritious legumes for sale in their fresh, uncanned and unfrozen state. Shoppers at the Tuesday Culver City Farmers Market can find fresh English peas in the pod or they can buy [...]

Culver City Moves to Fight Obesity

Culver City Moves to Fight Obesity

In February of this year, President Obama took the first step to establish a task force on child obesity. This move came in conjunction with First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign which seeks to provide parents with information on healthy food and exercise choices for their children. Here on at home, Culver City is taking part in the Safe Routes to School Program to help [...]

Kentwood Players Get “Earnest” with Wilde

Kentwood Players Get “Earnest” with Wilde

Kentwood Players continues its 60th Anniversary Season with Oscar Wilde’s immortal classic "The Importance of Being Earnest" from May 7 to June 12 on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the Westchester Playhouse located at 8301 Hindry Avenue in Westchester. The production is directed by Drew Fitzsimmons and produced by Jim Crawford and Alison Mattiza. Tickets are $18.00 [...]

Dear Editor- Post-election POV from Zirgulis

Dear Editor- Post-election POV from Zirgulis

Dear Editor, I would publicly like to congratulate Scott Malsin and Jeff Cooper on their election victory to the Culver City Council. However, I am disappointed in the extremely low turnout of 5058 out of 24,121 registered voters. This means that only 1 in 5 voters chose to have a say on who would be running our city government. A further breakdown of the polling data shows that Malsin [...]

LWV meets at the Library – April 20

LWV meets at the Library – April 20

The League of Women Voters Culver City Unit meets this Tuesday, April 20, in the Community Room of the Culver City Julian Dixon Public Library. Judith Martin-Straw , publisher and editor of Culver City Crossroads.com, will be the featured guest, (I'm sure you've heard of her,) helping to deconstruct last week's election in Culver City, and talking about the upcoming election in [...]

Historical Society Presents Cali Rose on April 21

Historical Society Presents Cali Rose on April 21

Culver City Historical Society will meet on Wednesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room in Veterans  Building 4117 Overland Avenue. Culver City resident Cali Rose, award winning songwriter and entertainer, will present a program of "Songs That Made Culver City Famous" at the general meeting of the CC Historical Society. Drawing on music from "The Heart of Screenland" Rose will [...]

April 30- Deadline for Parcel Tax Exemption for Seniors

April 30- Deadline for Parcel Tax Exemption for Seniors

April 30 is the last day to apply for an exemption to the "Measure EE" parcel tax. Take care of it without even leaving Culver City Crossroads- Just scroll down to the "Culver City Links" box on the the lower right side of the site, and click in on Culver City School District. From there, "parcel tax info" is on the left side of the screen, and you can download the needed forms. The district [...]

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