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Disney Donates to CCUSD

Disney Donates to CCUSD

Culver City Unified School District students will soon be practicing their animation skills on computers once used by some of the best animators in the business. Walt Disney Animation Studios recently donated a variety of high-end computers and animation equipment, worth more than $10,000, to CCUSD. The donation came about after then-Mayor Scott Malsin worked to attract Indiecade, the video [...]

Culver-Palms YMCA Celebrates

Culver-Palms YMCA Celebrates

Friends, family, and community supporters of the Culver-Palms Family YMCA gathered on Wednesday night to celebrate the hundreds of thousands of dollars raised this year to help families in need. The Culver-Palms Y has been busy into campaign season, raising money to use as financial aid for adults and families that cannot afford a membership. So far $191,159.00 have been raised, with a grand goal [...]

Just a Thought- Time is of the Essence

Just a Thought- Time is of the Essence

At the Culver City Council Meeting on Dec. 14, the issue was time. An item on the agenda in regard to clarifying the amount of time that public speakers would be allotted to address the council brought a lot of comments. The need for public comment, the right to free speech, all came very close to home. Is there anything else as important? Isn’t time all we really have? There is something [...]

Fresh From the Farm

Fresh From the Farm

Looking for great last minute holiday gifts? Try the Culver City Farmers' Market. There are wonderful handcrafted soaps, delicate orchids plants, artistic succulent gardens in colorful ceramic containers, fresh roasted coffee beans, cookies, pastries, nuts, dried fruit, and other gourmet items. The flower vendors at the north and south ends of the market promise to have a wide selection for [...]

Real Estate: Real Challenges, Real Solutions

Real Estate: Real Challenges, Real Solutions

If you are a buyer looking for a quick escrow because your time frame is very tight, avoid writing offers on short sales unless the short sale has already been approved by the bank and the prior buyer has walked away. Having spent countless hours on the phone with asset managers this year, not to mention sending continuous flurries of paperwork to the banks, trust me: a short sale is not the [...]

Grandview Palms Hosts Holiday Toy Drive

Grandview Palms Hosts Holiday Toy Drive

The staff, family, and residents at Grandview Palms Senior Living and Culver West Convalescent Hospital will be supporting the Culver City Fire Department 2009 Toy Drive. The community is invited to participate by dropping off unwrapped toys to Grandview Palms located at 4061 Grand View Blvd. Share a little joy with a bit of generosity, and celebrate the season of giving.

Esoteric Astrology by Risa D’Angeles

Esoteric Astrology by Risa D’Angeles

Esoteric Astrology for week December 17-23, 2009 Mars Retrograde, Winter Solstice The important astrological news this week is Mars retrograde (19.42 degrees Leo) early Sunday morning (Dec. 20) and winter solstice (Monday, Dec. 21) as Sun enters Capricorn (9:47 a.m. Pacific time). Mars is retrograde until March 10, 2010 (seventy-four days). Mars has been slowing down since mid October, so [...]

Parenting Puzzles by Marni Parsons

Parenting Puzzles by Marni Parsons

Every parent has questions. Trying to find that answers that create the best solutions for the whole family can be a challenge. If you have a question about raising children, this is the place to connect with an answer. Q- My toddler is prone to tantrums. The big problem is that when I'm faced with a screaming three year old, I turn into a screaming thirty- three year old. How can I keep my [...]

Winter Fun at Culver City Julian Dixon Library

Winter Fun at Culver City Julian Dixon Library

The Culver City Friends of the Library invite you to join them for a Snowless Snow Party this Saturday, Dec. 18 to welcome winter and celebrate the holidays. Kids of all ages can enjoy a number of arts and crafts. They can make a tubesock snowman, a snowcone, or a marshmallow snowman, and take home a package of “Snowman Soup” mix. The party is on Saturday, December 19, from 2:30 to 4:00 [...]

Just a Thought – Festival of Lights

Just a Thought – Festival of Lights

There isn’t a culture that doesn’t have one. In the deep darkness of winter, the wind grows cold and the sun disappears in mid-afternoon. Our senses crave light as much as they crave warmth. The Hindus celebrate Dwali, Scandinavians celebrate Santa Lucia, and Jews celebrate Hanukkah, pagans celebrate Yule and Christians celebrate Christmas. Perhaps it’s the primal affection for fire as much [...]

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