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Publisher and Editor - Judith Martin-Straw

The Skinny - Amy Brunell

Looking Up - Bob Eklund

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Senior Center Hosts Art & Craft Show – June 4

Senior Center Hosts Art & Craft Show – June 4

Original art and handmade crafts will be for sale at the Culver City Senior Center, at 4095 Overland Ave. on Friday June 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Photography, greeting cards, ceramics, jewelry, clothing and other crafts will be available at affordable prices. All items are crafted by local Culver City artists. Admission is free, and free parking is available across the street.

Looking Forward- Ted does TED

Looking Forward- Ted does TED

Things have changed a lot since 1961, while I was sleeping. Some, like traffic, air travel and parking, for the worse. Many for the better -- women's rights, civil rights, tools, and TED. We'll talk about human rights and tools another time, maybe even at the same time, but today, we'll talk about TED. In a nutshell, TED is an annual gathering of the world's smartest people, devoted to [...]

Funeral Services for Vera on June 8

Funeral Services for Vera on June 8

Funeral services for Albert Vera, will be conducted on Tuesday, June 8, 9:30 a.m. at St. Augustine Church, 3850 Jasmine Ave., interment to following directly after at Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 W. Slauson Ave.

It’s Official – Myrna is Moving On…

It’s Official – Myrna is Moving On…

In a  letter to the Culver City School Board Members dated June 2, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Myrna Rivera Coté formally tendered her resignation. She wrote "This letter is being sent to inform you that I have accepted the position of Superintendent of Schools for the El Rancho Unified School District. I am requesting that the effective date of my resignation be June 30, 2010. I am [...]

Dear Editor – Why Vera Was A Star

Dear Editor – Why Vera Was A Star

I first met Albert Vera in January of 1992, the year certain members of the community urged him to run against Jim Boulgarides and me, and knock our socks off. After that first meeting at the old Petrellis (along with Dianne Pannone, his campaign manager), Albert and I had immediate comradery and the deepest of trust in one another. Neither of us could understand why the people on my side were [...]

Kay ‘n Dave’s Hosts Fundraiser to Help Improve Culver City Parks

Kay ‘n Dave’s Hosts Fundraiser to Help Improve Culver City Parks

Ready for some fun? Click your calendar for a fundraising night featuring live jazz music by The Chaille Percival Quartet and all the Great Food and Drink you love at Kay ‘N Dave’s Cantina. Money raised will help the non-profit, Culver City Great Parks Association (CCGP) aid the city in its planned 2010 construction of a playground appropriate for children of all ages at Veterans Park. [...]

Angel City Chorale – Songs for the Blue Planet

Angel City Chorale – Songs for the Blue Planet

Angel City Chorale (ACC) is delighted to announce its 17th annual Spring concert, “Earth: Live! -- Songs For The Blue Planet,” on June 5th & June 6th at 7:30 pm at Wilshire United Methodist Church in Hancock Park. Deemed “one of the most engaging and entertaining evenings of music you can hear in Los Angeles ” by acclaimed musician T-Bone Burnett, ACC promises to deliver one of its [...]

Dear Editor – Bass and Oil

Dear Editor – Bass and Oil

Dear Editor, On Memorial Day I had the pleasure of sitting down and speaking with Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass. The devastation due to the Gulf Oil Spill puts us on notice of the catastrophic consequences densely populated urban oil field areas can suffer from oil and gas exploration, especially if they are located on active fault lines. Given this imminent danger, I asked the Speaker [...]

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Cherry season is in full swing at the Tuesday afternoon Culver City Farmers Market. There are about 600 cherry growers in California, according to the California Cherry Advisory Board. Farm sizes range from one acre hobby-sized plots to 500 acre production sized farms. Cherry trees need colder nights than coastal Southern California can offer, but there are a number of areas in the San Joaquin [...]

“It’s Up to You” by Frances Talbott-White

“It’s Up to You” by Frances Talbott-White

Local Measures in Other Locales- Even though I'm writing for a Culver City news medium, I'd be remiss if I didn't mention that there are local ballot measures on the June 8 ballot in districts outside Culver City: Los Angeles Unified School District, Lynwood Unified School District, and the cities of Inglewood and Torrance. Access more info about all of them from [...]

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