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Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Fresh From the Farm by Katie Malich

Last week's column on kale inspired an outpouring on kale recipes and tips from my friends. Pine nuts, dried fruit and coconut milk were all suggested as perfect companions for this healthy leafy green. The accompanying From the Farmers Table features four of my friends' favorite kale recipes. I hope that they become favorites of yours as well. The Tuesday Culver City Farmers Market is held [...]

More Delicious Kale Recipes

More Delicious Kale Recipes

Kale with Cranberries (serves 8) 2 bunches kale, thick stems removed, torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup pine nuts 1/2 cup dried cranberries 3 T. olive oil 1 T. sweet balsamic vinegar Steam kale until it is just tender. Heat a small skillet and toast pine nuts until brown, stirring carefully, about 3-4 minutes. Toss kale, pine nuts, and cranberries. Mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar; [...]

Chamber Endorses Malsin and Cooper

Chamber Endorses Malsin and Cooper

The Culver City Chamber Board endorsed Scott Malsin and Jeff Cooper for City Council in the April 13 election. The board heard presentations from all four candidates separately in an organized manner with all four answering the same questions. Eighteen of the twenty-nine members were in attendance at the forum that lasted nearly two hours. It was apparent that Malsin and Cooper understand [...]

Simon Johnson Wins CCUSD Spelling Bee

Simon Johnson Wins CCUSD Spelling Bee

Simon Johnson stood tall and confidently spelled the word D-E-H-Y-D-R-A-T-I-O-N to take home the Fifth Annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title on Feb. 8 at the Robert Frost Auditorium. Johnson, a fifth-grader at El Marino Language School, finished atop 23 other spellers, including last year’s champion Natasha Collier. Four students from each of the district’s five [...]

Mark Scott Resigns as City Manager

Mark Scott Resigns as City Manager

In a decision suddenly made public this morning, City Manager Mark Scott annoucned his resignation. He is offering to stay on through the April election, and ultimately until the budget is settled, but "what I have offered is completely subject to the City Council's wishes, and we'll see what happens next." In a telephone interview with Culver City Crossroads, Scott offered that "it was all [...]

Week at a Glance – February 8 to February13

Week at a Glance – February 8 to February13

Week at a Glance Here is a quick look at events going on around town for February 8 to February13 . . Monday, February 08, 2010 Joint City Council/Redevelopment Agency Time:  7:00 pm Venue:  Council Chamber: Culver City, 90232 Tuesday, February 09, 2010 Definiens Project Musical Adventures - Perfect Gift Time:  11:30 am Venue:  4117 Overland Av, Culver City, [...]

Video – Laurel and Hardy & Culver City

Video – Laurel and Hardy & Culver City

Paul Ehrlich was kind enough to point out this video to us. Did you know that many scenes in the Hal Roach comedies were shot on the streets of Culver City? The brilliant designer and pop culture historian Piet Schreuders show us today Culver City and shows us what it was like back then.  He also shows the research he put into creating this video. The Laurel and Hardy footage does not show [...]

More than a newspaper…

More than a newspaper…

Culver City Crossroads is more than a newspaper; we now have audio available for you to listen to our newsmakers and hear what they have to say. Our first interview with current Council Member Scott Malsin is available below. There will be more exciting changes as Crossroads continues to take on new and innovative ways to keep the Culver City community connected. We are all policy makers and [...]

Audio Interview with Scott Malsin

Audio Interview with Scott Malsin

As we look forward to April’s election for the City Council, Crossroads will be interviewing each of the candidates to hear their voices and get their views. We met with current Council Member Scott Malsin, who is seeking a second term in office, at the downtown Starbucks in the Washington Building on Feb. 2 at 1:30 p.m. Scott was happy to answer a few questions, and go on record with his [...]

“Dear John” Special Movie Screening

“Dear John” Special Movie Screening

Sony Pictures Entertainment is hosting the Culver City Chamber of Commerce at a special movie screening of "Dear John" on Wednesday, Feb. 10 in the Jimmy Stewart Screening Room, Sony Pictures Studio, 10202 W Washington Blvd, entrance/parking at the Overland Gate. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. and the movie will begin at 7:30 p.m. When a soldier named John Tyree (Channing Tatum) meets an [...]

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