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Baby Collin Update – Little Boy Mending Well

Baby Collin Update – Little Boy Mending Well

After asking the Culver City Moms Club to help us with supplies for Baby Collin, Crossroads was overwhelmed with supports, clothes, toys and diapers. Thank you again for all of your help! Catherine Farmer Loya wrote " We just saw him again last night, and learned that his grandparents will have him for at least six months, but as of early May it's possible that the judge in the case will rule. [...]

LAUSD Permit Students on the Budget Radar

LAUSD Permit Students on the Budget Radar

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has revised its policy on the issuance of inter-district permits.  The permit program has traditionally allowed parents  the ability to have their children attend schools outside of the District’s boundaries.  Under the current policy, LAUSD loses approximately $51 million each year. “Just about every school district in the Los Angeles area [...]

Historic Health Care Bill Passes

Historic Health Care Bill Passes

After the passage of the historic health care bill, President Barak Obama sent a note of congratulations to his supporters, detailing the impact that this legislation will have on the country. "For the first time in our nation's history, Congress has passed comprehensive health care reform. " he noted, and continued "America waited a hundred years and fought for decades to reach this moment. [...]

Dear Editor- “Meghan is a Powerhouse”

Dear Editor- “Meghan is a Powerhouse”

To the Editor: Meghan Sahli-Wells, who’s running for Culver City's city council, is a natural leader. Every organization she founds and committee she serves on is stronger because of her. She leads by bringing people into the decision making process. She listens carefully to what others have to say, and is thoughtful and deliberative. She’s a can-do person who finds creative ways of [...]

Scheer Affection by Rachel Scheer

Scheer Affection by Rachel Scheer

Dear Rachel, I'm a senior who has been widowed for years, but I'm still interested in dating. I don't mind doing the asking, there just aren't that many men in my age bracket. How do I let someone younger know that I'm interested? Eager and Still Shy Dear Eager, Online dating is very popular at this time, and there's usually a place for you to write what age bracket you're [...]

Dear Editor- Voting for Malsin

Dear Editor- Voting for Malsin

I have been a resident of Culver City for over 30 years and am very excited to endorse Scott Malsin for the re-election to the City Council of Culver City. I met Scott about eight years ago as a member of the voluntary Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). During the years of friendship, I have found Scott to be very personable, very bright, a visionary, and extremely concerned on matters [...]

Dear Editor- Cooper Follows Through

Dear Editor- Cooper Follows Through

Dear Editor: I am strongly supporting Jeff Cooper for City Council for many reasons. Jeff is a person who does what he says. He is also a good listener who follows through and takes action. If there are problems, Jeff finds resolutions by seeking input from people with varying points of view. He is able to seek solutions that have positive outcomes for all concerned. Having served with Jeff [...]

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Looking Up by Bob Eklund

Astronomically Large Lenses Measure Age and Size of the Universe Using entire galaxies as lenses to look at other galaxies, researchers have a newly precise way to measure the size and age of the Universe and determine how rapidly it is expanding. The measurement confirms that the Universe is 13.75 billion years old. It also confirms the strength of “dark energy,” which is responsible [...]

Parents Gotta Vote- Questions for Candidates-

Parents Gotta Vote- Questions for Candidates-

On Saturday, March 27 the Farragut PTA and Culver City Crossroads will sponsor a candidate's debate at Farragut Elementary School from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Culver City needs more parents to vote in local elections, and this is the last chance to see the candidates before election day. Do you want to know what Cooper learned as a commissioner, or how Malsin's time on the council has shaped his views? [...]

Dear Editor- Support for Cooper

Dear Editor- Support for Cooper

Dear Editor: As a former Mayor of Culver City, I understand the complexities of performing the duties of a City Council Member. The diverse and complex issues that come before the Council must be dispatched with both forthrightness and compassion. I am voting for Jeff Cooper for City Council on April 13. Any city council candidate I vote for must have experience and be willing to make [...]

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