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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

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Albert Vera – A Great Life

Albert Vera – A Great Life

St. Augustine's Catholic Church was filled, and the many mourners came from every part of Culver City. The City Council members, the long-time friends, the Sunkist Park neighbors,  the customers from the store, all turned out on Tuesday June 8 for Albert Vera's memorial mass. The words, as expected of a memorial service, were of his generosity, his commitment to community, and the number of [...]

Young Artists and American Music- June 12

Young Artists and American Music- June 12

The Culver City Symphony will offer their last concert for the year  at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Avenue at Culver Boulevard at 7:30 p.m. on June 12.The final concert of the season offers a different program than our typical season finale. While the June 12, concert is a benefit for the orchestra, which is traditional, what is unusual is that we will be presenting the winners [...]

West LA College President Mark Rocha Joins the Exodus

West LA College President Mark Rocha Joins the Exodus

According to the Pasadena Star- News, The Pasadena City College Board of Trustees announced Mark Rocha as its new college president Wednesday replacing interim president Lisa Sugimoto. Rocha is currently the president of West Los Angeles College and will begin his term at PCC on July 1. "It's a dream come true," Rocha said. "I am so pleased and I can't wait to get to work." It's also a [...]

Scoop- Culver City News Loses Another Editor

Scoop- Culver City News Loses Another Editor

The Culver City News will be losing yet another editor at the end of this month. Sources close to the News say that Scott Tittrington has offered his resignation, and will be leaving on June 28. He is accepting a reporting job closer to his home in the Simi Valley area. Crossroads would like to salute him for his efforts, and offer a large bouquet of unstinting empathy. It is a tough desk, and [...]

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

What vegetable contains three times as much vitamin C as oranges, twice as much iron as spinach and can serve as a natural breath freshener? Parsley. That humble little sprig of green which garnishes so many plates and far too often gets sent back to the kitchen with the dirty dishes, untouched. If you're one of the many people who haven't enjoyed the fresh taste of parsley at the end of [...]

Just In Case You Don’ t Have Time to Scroll Down

Just In Case You Don’ t Have Time to Scroll Down

Take out your ballot and a pencil- Yes on 13 No on 14 Yes on 15 No on 16 No on 17 You may have a perspective on your own candidates, but if you need more advice, go to the Democratic Club recommendations, and the Chamber of Commerce recommendations- Choose your favorite organization, and take it from there. And THANK YOU FOR VOTING. You'll always be glad you did.

Growing Great With DBA – June 9

Growing Great With DBA – June 9

If you think our schools need to be growing some gardeners, come out and support the Downtown Business Association on June 9th to raise money for the school garden program, a part of "Growing Great." Shopping ( and dining) in Culver City on June 9 will help to keep these programs thriving and expanding. Participating retailers include Akasha, Daphne’s, Ford’s Filing Station, Fahringer [...]

The Nabours Are Retiring – Call for Photos

The Nabours Are Retiring – Call for Photos

Mr. and Mrs. Nabours of El Marino Language School are Retiring! After 16 years of teaching at El Marino, the Nabours will be ending their school services with a farewell party in The El Marino Rose Garden on Friday , June 11 at 3:30 p.m. Children, parents, friends and alumni are invited to celebrate this special event. With the thousands of El Marino alums that passed through the 4th and 5th [...]

Dear Editor- A Little Kindness

Dear Editor- A Little Kindness

Dear Editor, Albert's offerings from Sorretno's were a testament to the idea that a little kindness can have a big impact on the lives of others. We are devastated by the news of his passing. Every time we stopped in to Sorrentos over the past 10 years he lifted our spirits and was kind to us. He will be sorely missed by us and so many others. Maggie DeFilippis

Dear Editor- A Platform for Public Thanks

Dear Editor- A Platform for Public Thanks

An open letter to Richard Caines and Henry Brandon, Manager and Coach of the 2010 Culver City Little League Major Pirates Dear Richard and Henry: I wanted to take this opportunity to write to you and thank you both for so very much. * Thank you for volunteering hundreds upon hundreds of hours when you could have been at home with your own families, but instead, you treated the Pirates [...]

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