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Mayor’s Luncheon to Honor Weissman- March 24

Mayor’s Luncheon to Honor Weissman- March 24

The 30th annual Mayor's Luncheon, sponsored by Westfield Culver City, is set for Wednesday, March 24 at Culver City's Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. Out going Mayor Andy Weissman will give the "State of the City" address at the luncheon. This event provides a unique opportunity for businesses, religious organizations, schools, service clubs, and community organizations to meet together over [...]

Cooper Wins a Wide Array of Endorsements

Cooper Wins a Wide Array of Endorsements

Jeff Cooper announced the additional endorsements of many current and former Culver City School Board members for his City Council campaign. Among the endorsements and supporters he has added to his growing list are four current Culver City School Board members; Steve Gourley (Board President), Scott Zeidman (Board Vice President), Karlo Silbiger and Patricia Siever. Also supporting [...]

Thanks to the AWEsome Moms Clubs-

Thanks to the AWEsome Moms Clubs-

The proverb says "Be careful what you wish for... you will receive it." This proved  delightfully true this past week, when a request for help for a displaced baby went out to the Culver City Moms Club.  One request turned into more than a hundred emails, with offers of supplies and help coming from moms all over town. A four month old boy named Colin was placed in the custody of his [...]

Gardens of Gratitude – Get Involved

Gardens of Gratitude – Get Involved

On April 24 and 25, people from neighborhoods across West Los Angeles will be coming together to help each other build edible gardens, transforming our streets into an edible oasis. The idea sprang from a local community group called the Westside Permies, a loose knit collection of community activists who are inspired to bring positive change into the places they live. This small group of [...]

Be There Early to Stand Up 4 Schools

Be There Early to Stand Up 4 Schools

Thursday, March 4 is the day that schools all over the state of California will be protesting the budget cuts from Sacramento. Beginning at 7:30 a.m. at every school on the Culver City School District,  educators, parents and community members  will participate in a protest, joining hands around the various school sites as part of a statewide day of action. The event has been called by the [...]

Another Torch Song –

Another Torch Song –

I’m not a sports fan. I will watch the occasional game for fun, if it’s a social event, but I just never sit and watch sports by myself. I’m not anti-sport. I played AYSO soccer, and I swam in high school. I love to play, but just watching doesn’t do it for me- until they light that torch, and then I’m hypnotized. I love the Olympics. I love them unquestioningly and slavishly. After [...]

Culver Citizen Thanks Police “Going Beyond”

Culver Citizen Thanks Police “Going Beyond”

Resident Joel Steingold wrote a letter to the Culver City Police Department commending Officer Michael Fairbanks and Parking Enforcement Officer Peter Shulman for their services. Mr. Steingold was rear ended while stopped at a red light and Fairbanks and Shulman were the first to arrive on scene. Mr. Steigold wanted to praise the officers for “going beyond the call of duty” by being very [...]

“In Her Wake” Reading at Didi Hirsch

“In Her Wake” Reading at Didi Hirsch

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services invites the community to attend a reading this Saturday, March 6 at 2 p.m. with child psychiatrist, Dr. Nancy Rappaport reading from “In Her Wake: A Child Psychiatrist Explores the Mystery of Her Mother’s Suicide." Dr. Rappaport pieces together a complex mosaic of her mother, illuminating in the process the complicated nature of loss, reconciliation, and [...]

Leslie Perry to Perform “The History Man” at CPUMC

Leslie Perry to Perform “The History Man” at CPUMC

“The History Man” a one-act play will be presented on March 14 at the Culver-Palms United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. written and performed by Leslie Perry. Perry is a modern day griot;  someone who is a repository of stories and wisdom from the African tradition, something like a bard in the English tradition. He is a founder of the Los Angeles Storytelling Festival. He will be joined by [...]

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Dydd Gwyl Dewi hapus! Or, to those loyal readers who don't read Welsh, happy St. David's Day. March 1 is celebrated by Welsh, expats, and friends the world around as St. David's Day. St. David was a Welsh-born sixth century saint of the Celtic Church. A scion of royalty, he dedicated his life to the church and spreading Christianity in pagan Wales. St. David rose to become Archbishop. He [...]

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