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“We’ve Got Magic to Do…” AVPA does Pippin

“We’ve Got Magic to Do…” AVPA does Pippin

AVPA's Pippin, A Musical Comedy Opens April 22 Culver City High School Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) presents Pippin, A Musical Comedy at the Sony Pictures Theatre in the Robert Frost Auditorium, 4401 Elenda Street in Culver City. The show runs from April 22 through May 2 with 7 p.m. performances Thursday, Friday, Saturday and 1 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets [...]

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

Looking Forward by Ted Bellamy

I GOT ONE OF THOSE DAMNED RED LIGHT TICKETS- ME! I was driving back from a wedding with my beloved granddaughter. (I didn't age much while I was sleeping, so people usually think I'm her dad). We were laughing about something as we came off the freeway at Slauson, and I stole a glance at her, because there's nothing more beautiful than her face when she's laughing. Out of the corner of my [...]

Super Scoop- It’s a Lot More Than We Thought Last Night….

Super Scoop- It’s a Lot More Than We Thought Last Night….

The City Clerks' office has notified us that there are 446 ballots in the council race STILL to be tallied. There are 354 votes-by-mail that came UPS or were delivered on Election Day- and 92 provisional ballots. This race could still be wide open- Provisional ballots must be cleared with the Los Angeles County Registrar, and the clerk's office will try to have it all counted and authorized by [...]

Just A Thought – Election Reflection

Just A Thought – Election Reflection

If it feels like afterglow or hangover, there's always one person responsible for how you feel when you wake up in the morning, and that's you. While the election process in Culver City was a two hour nail-biter for the Cooper and Sahli-Wells camps, an easy skate for Malsin and a sinking feeling for Zirgulis, the contest is over. It's the commentary afterwords that shows who we really, just as [...]

City Council Final – Or Is It?

City Council Final – Or Is It?

As the vote-by-mail tallies came to an end and the live ballots came in, the difference between Cooper and Sahli-Wells was just one vote; Cooper with 974 and Sahli-Wells with 973. Malsin was comfortably ahead with 1,188 and Zirguilis, as expected, trailed with 397. Things were almost as predicted, but to have a one-vote split left off the usual wisdom that the mail-in votes had decided the [...]

All the Latest Right Here!

All the Latest Right Here!

Hey Culvercitizens- No tv cable ? City website not working ? You can get the results on the City Council Election right here at Culver City Crossroads.com. Check out our new posts tonight after the vote count is finalized, and know there will be more info to come. While you are enjoying everything we have on the site now, get ready for our new look and some beautiful ads coming soon. [...]

Dear Editor- Not Voting For Cooper

Dear Editor- Not Voting For Cooper

Dear Editor, We have always taught our daughter two important things in life: first, “Actions speak louder then words” and second, “Talk is cheap”. One example is how Cooper states he saved "green space" in the Culver City Park by fighting to relocated the proposed Skate Park location. He is glossing over the City's past complete failure to enforce the skate park rules. At the 2008 [...]

Fresh from the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh from the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh fava beans are in season at the Tuesday Culver City Farmers Market. First cultivated by ancient Egyptians, they are regularly eaten for breakfast and used for falafel. Fava beans are a common ingredient in middle Eastern and European cuisine and a common snack in southwest Asia, but are relatively unknown here in North America. The pods are long (about 5 to 7 inches), fat, and slightly [...]

SCOOP- Muir to Return as CFO

SCOOP- Muir to Return as CFO

While rumors have been afloat for days that former Chief Financial Officer for Culver City, Jeff Muir was on his way back to his desk at City Hall, it was still just a rumor. Today, Mayor Andy Weissman confirmed that Muir will be returning to his previous post on April 26. While his departure was brief, it will be intriguing to see if wooing Muir back to the desk involved an increase in his [...]

Just a Thought- Casting a Ballot

Just a Thought- Casting a Ballot

So, you know me well enough to know that wild horses wouldn’t keep me from the polls tomorrow. But do you know me well enough to know whom I’m voting for? While I do admire the folks who mail in their ballots, to me, it’s like kissing over the phone. Good to make your feelings known, but just not nearly as satisfying as the real deal. I want to see who is running the polling station. I [...]

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