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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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Meghan Sahli-Wells Wins Democratic Club Endorsement

Meghan Sahli-Wells Wins Democratic Club Endorsement

Culver City Democratic Club meeting on Feb. 10 at the Rotunda Room at the Vets Building voted to endorse Meghan Sahli-Wells after an hour long debate with all four candidates for city council. Despite a second ballot, no other candidate won enough votes to qualify. Ronnie Jayne was the capable and deft moderator for the evening, and all four of the candidates for council were present, [...]

College Dance Theater  “Barely There”

College Dance Theater “Barely There”

Collage Dance Theatre’s first performance of their 25th anniversary year will be  a new dance installation at the  SPF: a Gallery, in Culver City. This new performance is inspired by the late conceptual artist Fred Sandback, who created works indicating the volume of sculpture, without the mass. With materials such as yarn, wire and string he made outlines in space and compared his art [...]

Congresswoman Diane Watson to Retire

Congresswoman Diane Watson to Retire

Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles), a noted local politician for more than thirty years, will announce her retirement from Congress this Thursday. Watson, 76, will hold a news conference tomorrow to announce her plans. A Democrat is expected to win the district, which stretches from Culver City to midtown Los Angeles and north to Hollywood. Watson's retirement would create an open California [...]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Suspected Asteroid Collision Leaves Trailing Debris NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has observed a mysterious X-shaped debris pattern and trailing streamers of dust that suggest a head-on collision between two asteroids. Astronomers have long thought the asteroid belt is being ground down through collisions, but such a smashup has never been seen before. Asteroid collisions are energetic, [...]

18th Pan African Film Festival Opens Tonight

18th Pan African Film Festival Opens Tonight

Tonight, Wednesday Feb. 10 at the Culver Plaza Theaters in downtown Culver City the 18th Annual Pan Africa Film Festival opens with the film "Blood Done Sign My Name." Festival Director Ayuko Babu offered that the festival 's operating principle is to showcase the complexity and diversity of black life around the globe. Babu was quoted in the Los Angeles Times as saying " We want people to go [...]

Audio Interview- Jeff Cooper

Audio Interview- Jeff Cooper

Culver City Crossroads sat down with Jeff Cooper before his fundraiser at Kay 'n Dave's restaurant in downtown Culver City on Sat. Feb. 6 and listened to his thoughts about running for council, and why he's on the ballot. Click on the interview below. Inverview with Jeff Cooper

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Last week's column on kale inspired an outpouring on kale recipes and tips from my friends. Pine nuts, dried fruit and coconut milk were all suggested as perfect companions for this healthy leafy green. The accompanying From the Farmers Table features four of my friends' favorite kale recipes. I hope that they become favorites of yours as well. The Tuesday Culver City Farmers Market is held [...]

More Delicious Kale Recipes

More Delicious Kale Recipes

Kale with Cranberries (serves 8) 2 bunches kale, thick stems removed, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup dried cranberries 3 T. olive oil 1 T. sweet balsamic vinegar Steam kale until it is just tender. Heat a small skillet and toast pine nuts until brown, stirring carefully, about 3-4 minutes. Toss kale, pine nuts, and cranberries. Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar; [...]

Chamber Endorses Malsin and Cooper

Chamber Endorses Malsin and Cooper

The Culver City Chamber Board endorsed Scott Malsin and Jeff Cooper for City Council in the April 13 election. The board heard presentations from all four candidates separately in an organized manner with all four answering the same questions. Eighteen of the twenty-nine members were in attendance at the forum that lasted nearly two hours. It was apparent that Malsin and Cooper understand [...]

Simon Johnson Wins CCUSD Spelling Bee

Simon Johnson Wins CCUSD Spelling Bee

Simon Johnson stood tall and confidently spelled the word D-E-H-Y-D-R-A-T-I-O-N to take home the Fifth Annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title on Feb. 8 at the Robert Frost Auditorium. Johnson, a fifth-grader at El Marino Language School, finished atop 23 other spellers, including last year’s champion Natasha Collier. Four students from each of the district’s five [...]

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