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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

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Earnest Zirgulis Misses the Punch Line

Earnest Zirgulis Misses the Punch Line

We'll call it a hot scoop- I just got a phone call from my favorite photographer, Robert Rissman, who was shocked at the pre-election robo-call on his answering machine, warning the citizens of Culver City that sex offenders were being hired as babysitters. Robert Zirgulis, the earnest and misguided city council candidate, had knocked on Rissman's door two weeks ago canvassing for a vote. [...]

Audio Interview- Jeff Cooper Races to the Wire

Audio Interview- Jeff Cooper Races to the Wire

As the city council campaign comes down to the last few days, candidate Jeff Cooper sat down with Culver City Crossroads at Green Peas for coffee and some questions. After the earliest campaign kick-off in memory, the Cooper campaign stayed active but low key until last month, when the lawn signs began to sprout in remarkable numbers. From the start, Cooper stayed on message, using his stump [...]

The Great Culver City Scavenger Hunt is Coming Up

The Great Culver City Scavenger Hunt is Coming Up

Where in Culver City can you…See a piece of the Berlin wall? Fly a kite with a view from Malibu to downtown L.A.? Find a diner in an alley? See rivers next to a creek? Find out all this and more at The Great Culver City Scavenger Hunt! Sunday, April 11 For more details visit: http://thegreatculvercityscavengerhunt.wordpress.com/ Join the fun for a two-hour adventure here in Culver [...]

“Safe Routes to School” at Linwood Howe

“Safe Routes to School” at Linwood Howe

Come and be a part of the "Safe Routes to School" workshop Linwood E. Howe Elementary School Library on  Wednesday April 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. As part of the Culver City Bicycle and Pedestrian Initiative, the City of Culver City and Linwood E. Howe Elementary School will host a Safe Routes to School Workshop.  Safe Routes to School is a statewide and national program to [...]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Triton’s Summer Sky of Methane and Carbon Monoxide According to the first-ever infrared analysis of the atmosphere of Neptune’s moon Triton, summer is in full swing in its southern hemisphere. Using the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile, a European observing team discovered carbon monoxide and made the first ground-based detection of methane in [...]

LAUSD Backs Off on Pulling Permit Students – Audio Interview

LAUSD Backs Off on Pulling Permit Students – Audio Interview

In a surprising retreat from his previous position, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Ramon Cortines decided yesterday, April 6, that LAUSD students attending other districts would be able to do so through the next school year (2010-2011). With almost 1400 permit students in the Culver City School District, the restriction of permits as proposed by Cortines in February would have [...]

Democratic Club Will Host Statewide Candidate Forum

Democratic Club Will Host Statewide Candidate Forum

This coming Saturday, April 10,  from noon to 4 p.m. the Culver City Democratic Club will present the California Democratic Candidate Forum for State Constitutional Officers. The Veterans Memorial Building at 4117 Overland Ave will be the location for  candidates for the statewide ballot in June to present their platforms. Doors will open at 11 a.m., and the program, hosted by KPFK's Ian [...]

Free Seedlings for Gardens of Gratitude

Free Seedlings for Gardens of Gratitude

There's still time to get involved in Gardens of Gratitude. This weekend there will be free seedlings available at Los Angeles City Hall.  Say you are picking up for Gardens of Gratitude, and receive free organic seedlings and compost. Don't miss this great giveaway at 10 a.m. this Saturday April 10 on L.A. City Hall's South Lawn. There will be 100,000 eggplant, tomatoes, chiles, peppers and [...]

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

Last weekend, I rented a Toyota Prius. We flew to Oakland for a weekend in the Napa Valley. (Boy has THAT place changed since 1962!) As you might imagine, there are a lot of Priuses sitting in the parking lot at Oakland Airport. It’s near Berkeley, San Francisco, Marin County – all places where I’m sure the Prius sells very well. The rental car people were happy to upgrade us. The [...]

Candid Interview with Meghan Sahli-Wells

Candid Interview with Meghan Sahli-Wells

Culver City Crossroads spoke with city council candidate Meghan Sahli-Wells on April 6 at 10:30 a.m. at the Tokyo 77 coffee shop downtown. Sahli-Wells was her usual confident and candid self, and she gave us her thoughts about the challenges facing Culver City, the campaign and her unique status in the race. Clearly understanding how close the contest will be on April 13, she emphasized the [...]

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