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Mayme A. Clayton Gets Attention from KCET

Mayme A. Clayton Gets Attention from KCET

Where do you find a world-changing librarian on television? KCET featured an article on its website written by Las Angelenas of LA History entitled "12 Librarians Who Made or Saved Los Angeles History." Our own Dr. Mayme A. Clayton was recognized in the article as one of the distinguished 12 librarians featured in the article. Here is the excerpt- One favorite academic librarian was Mayme [...]

Green Spaces – Tell Us What You Want

Green Spaces – Tell Us What You Want

Culver City needs to hear from you about what you think we need to do with/in/for our green spaces. There are two offerings of the Green Space Public Workshop, Saturday, April 28, 10:00-11:30am and Wednesday, May 9, 7:00-8:30pm, (identical interactive workshops, different times), in the Rotunda Room, Veterans Memorial Building , 4117 Overland Ave. (at Culver Blvd. ). Open to all who use Culver [...]

School Board Approves Next Step for Sun Power

School Board Approves Next Step for Sun Power

The Tues. April 24 meeting of the Culver City School Board brought the Elenda St. school complex another step closer to solar power. Mr. Clyde Murley, the district's consultant on the solar project began by focusing on the basic 750 kilowatts of solar; the minimum amount of panels that will qualify the project for the state funds that will help to defray the costs. By using carport [...]

April 25 is Denim Day – Sign On and Show Your Colors

April 25 is Denim Day – Sign On and Show Your Colors

The way our society thinks about rape and receives survivors is not only tragic, it's dangerous. Fearing that they won't be believed, survivors are less likely to report their rapes, which means rapists stay out of jail, which means they are free to rape again. Even when women go to the police with evidence, the crime may be dismissed without any charges being filed. The time to change this is [...]

New Council Seated in Chambers – Mayor Weissman Returned

New Council Seated in Chambers – Mayor Weissman Returned

The council chambers were packed, and the biggest order of business on April 23 was the seating of the new council, after honoring and applauding the old. Then, as tradition demanded, it was time to rotate the mayor. While the newly-elected Jim Clarke and Meghan Sahli-Wells filled the empty seats, the lack of a sitting Vice-Mayor gave a brief pause in the election of Andy Weissman to another [...]

Council PTA Applauds Volunteers with “The Heart of Screenland”

Council PTA Applauds Volunteers with “The Heart of Screenland”

While some folks may give their time and their efforts just for the benefit of the students, there can be no better incentive to join the PTA than the annual volunteer awards dinner. It was, as the title of a film not spoofed at the event, An Affair to Remember. After drinks, (donated by Joxer Daly's and poured by Mayor O'Leary himself) and dinner at Culver Events, the evening of awards was a [...]

Dear Editor – Tonight at City Hall

Dear Editor – Tonight at City Hall

Tonight at City Hall, I will welcome fellow Councilmembers Weissman and O'Leary back to the Council to begin their new terms. it has been a pleasure serving with both of them during the past two years. Their knowledge and experience has assisted me greatly during my first two years. I am excited to also welcome our two new Councilmembers, Meghan Sahli-Wells and Jim Clarke. I look forward to the [...]

“Heart of Darkness” @ Actors Gang – Only 8 Perfs!

“Heart of Darkness” @ Actors Gang – Only 8 Perfs!

Joseph Conrad's revolutionary novella, "Heart of Darkness"  will be at the Actors' Gang for a special run of only eight performances, so get your tickets now. Adapted by Brian Finney into a one-man show and directed by Keythe Farley, this epic story shows us how thin the veneer of civilization can be. The basis for the movie "Apocalypse Now," Conrad's words open up into a world view that must be [...]

Fake Fire Inspectors – Call and Report

Fake Fire Inspectors – Call and Report

Culver City business owners should be aware that there have been documented reports of fire inspection “companies” showing up uninvited at businesses and demanding to conduct fire inspections. Some have even stated that they are contracted by the City. They often wear dark uniforms and appear to be legitimate. Their M.O. is to have a secretary or someone sign their form acknowledging that [...]

LACMA Gets AVPA Interns “In Wonderland” – Azalie Welsh

LACMA Gets AVPA Interns “In Wonderland” – Azalie Welsh

It’s the best time of the year for AVPA Art’s five high school interns at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art: touring season! Emily Wood, Edna Vogel, Marilyn Liu, Michelle Bac, and Azalie Welsh have all been working on designing their own interactive tours for the past few months, focusing on an special exhibition of surrealist art created by women artists from Mexico and the United States. [...]

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