As the light came up on the morning, I found myself still savoring the last of the darkness. My favorite view of downtown Culver City in the evening chill this past December is a postcard of a moment I will always remember as an epiphany. To quote an old Irish blessing, "May the path be clear before us, may the past be clean behind us, and may those we love walk with us as we travel down the [...]
For those lucky enough to get seats this past November to see Culver City High School 's Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) production of Nicholas Nickleby, there is no surprise that the production was selected for top honors by the California Educational Theatre Association (CETA). Charles Dickens' dynamic journey was brought to life by a talented cast and crew, directed by AVPA [...]
Q. How do you teach your child how to be angry? I fully agree with Lyman Abbott, but am stymied by this issue. Anger seems to beget more anger around our house, sadly. A. Thanks, Colleen, for this question. I know that you are not alone in wondering how to teach your child to be angry. Most people, whether aware of it or not, think that children should be seen and not heard especially when [...]
Before the New Year even begins, the American Automobile Association has reopened their doors in Culver City, at 4512 Sepulveda Blvd. “Now, don’t tell too many people,” commented Branch Manager Warren Moore “we are only open with a skeleton staff right now, and we’re busy as it is.” A half a dozen people were already there to make use of the office on bright December morning. The [...]
The moment that I am struggling with the fact that it’s too cold to open a window, and it’s dark at five o’clock in the afternoon, the mail carrier shows up with five pounds of baklava. Yep, really, five whole pounds. There is winter, and then there are holidays. It is of course a gift, sent from a thoughtful relative, who wants to sweeten the celebration. As I am the only person around [...]
Today's Farmers Market is a great place to shop for healthy holiday entertaining. See 2009 out in style with friends and family while supporting local farms and farmers. This week's Farmer's Table provides some easy, hassle-free appetizer recipes. Shoppers at the Culver City Farmers Market are fortunate to have a wide selection of gourmet items as well as fresh seasonal fruit, vegetables, [...]
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From Home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another. The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other.
The pool and locker rooms at the Culver Palms YMCA will be closed until Jan. 3 due to annual maintenance. We expect to reopen by Jan 4. All members are welcome to use the pools at the Westchester or Westside YMCA while the pool is closed.
The next food and fundraising event for Meghan Sahli-Wells will be held at Meet restaurant in downtown Culver City, 6 p.m. on Jan. 25. The “American Bistro with a French Twist” will host a glorious prix fixe, three-course dinner featuring some of Meet’s most popular bistro-inspired dishes. Tickets are $55 each – a bargain for the restaurant’s exquisite French fare. To purchase tickets [...]