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Articles from the June 1, 2017 edition

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 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    June 1, 2017

Gordon Lightfoot, Ted Nugent Coming To Canyon Club

Two concerts that you don't want to miss are landing at The Rose in Pasadena and the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills in the month of June. On June 16 at The Rose, the esteemed Canadian folk-music legend G...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 1, 2017

Bass Blasts President on Climate Change Accord Trump Dumps Paris Accord calling it a "Job Killer

During the 1016 Presidential Campaign then candidate Donald Trump dismissed the Global Warming saying "it's called weather folks." Today the reaction from Democrats in the House of Representatives...

 

New Roads School's Production Of Lin Manuel Miranda's In The Heights Nominated For Five Jerry Herman Awards

Santa Monica’s New Roads School has been honored with five nominations for the acclaimed Jerry Herman Awards for its Spring 2017 middle and high school musical, In the Heights. These nominations recognize the New Roads production as one of the...

 

Culver Teens Robbed on Ballona Creek

Ezykel Audinette, 19, allegedly robbed two Culver City youths of their cell phones on Tuesday. He claimed to have a gun. The robbery happened while the boys were walking along the side of the Ballona...

 
 By Lauren Berger    Movies    June 1, 2017

Kid Scoop Media Reviews DzAlaska Is a Drag

The prospect ofan openly gay, boxer-drag queen in a closeted Alaskan town seems doubtful. Seems doubtful, that is, until one steps into the world ofDzAlaska Is a Dragdz, written and directed by Shaz Bennett. Reckoning two (seemingly contrary) halves...

 

Culver City Bicycle "Chop Shop" Uncovered

A bicycle theft in Culver City on Wednesday led police to a makeshift "chop shop" and arrest of a suspect, police said. Police went to the Culver City Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Ave., around...

 

Register Now For Summer Recreation Classes

he summer 2017 session is just around the corner! Don't miss out on enrolling in the swim lessons, fun and enriching Recreation Classes, or unique summer camps such as YSE Youth Sports Camp, Coast 2...

 

Sounds of Downtown at the Kirk Douglas Theater

he Culver City Symphony Orchestra concludes its 2016-17 Season with aconcert, Sounds of Downtown, Saturday, June 10 at 7:30 pm., with the orchestra returning to the intimate and beautiful Kirk...

 

Culver City Centennial Westside Food & Wine Festival

As part of the spectacular events surrounding Culver City’s 2017 Centennial Celebration Wescom Credit Union presents the 2017 Culver City Centennial Westside Food & Wine Festival which will serve up tastes of amazing food, wines and spirits to...

 

A New Association Supports Short Term Rentals

The Culver City Short Term Rental Owners Association (CCSTROA) has been formed in response to the city council “putting together a Council subcommittee to examine short-term rentals”.“We want to educate the public and the Council subcommittee o...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    June 1, 2017

I Remember May

I'm standing in the sun eating "Cabo Chips" ("Made with REAL ingredients" "Ground and uniquely crafted" "Cut & cooked in small batches.") when a man I don't know well walks up to me. "I lost my...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 1, 2017

What A Holiday Weekend; Dodgers Sweep The Cubs

The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs couldn’t score a run in their first two games of a series last weekend against the Dodgers. So I went to Dodger Stadium Sunday trying to learn what...

 

Playa Vista, Silicon Beach Businesses Get on Internet

Innovative firms have moved into the properties that once housed the aerospace empire of Howard Hughes, creating internet marketing opportunities for Playa Vista and Silicon Beach businesses. Services that support the residences and local economy in...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 1, 2017

Angels Star Mike Trout Out For 6-8 Weeks

With Mike Trout going on the disabled list for 6-8 weeks the Angels' chances of making the playoffs this season are dim. The 25-year-old outfielder has been American League MVP twice, including last...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 1, 2017

LA Super Bowl Delayed One Year Due To Rain

What an upset. After being awarded the 2021 Super Bowl, LA has been moved back a year due to complications of our recent storm. Last week the 2021 game was awarded to Tampa and the LA Super Bowl game...

 

The Jeffrey Foundation's 45th Anniversary Celebration Presented by the "Circle of Love

The Jeffrey Foundation and its “Circle of Love” Committee held its 45thAnniversary Dinner on May 11. The event took place at The Olympic Collection located at 11301 West Olympic Boulevard, Los Angeles. More than 140 guests attended. Music and...

 

Culver City Native Griffin Deary Wins Academic Prize

Wesleyan University student Griffin Deary of Culver City (formerly of Brentwood School) was recognized this spring with the Horgan Prize. Established by the Department of English in honor of Paul Horgan, professor emeritus and writer-in-residence,...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    June 1, 2017

UCLA Softball Returns to the College World Series

The UCLA softball program hopes to continue its post season success this weekend at the College World Series in Oklahoma City starting with the game they played on Thursday, June 1 against Louisiana...

 

Schnider Named to Emerson College Dean's List

Emily Schnider, a resident of Culver City, has been named to the Emerson College Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester. Schnider is majoring in Writing, Lit and Publishing. The requirement to make Emerson's Dean's List is a grade point average of...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    June 1, 2017

The Egregious Mr. Trump

Let's understand what's really going on. Presidential elections in the U.S., for years now, haven't been about candidates' personalities. As I said in a 2008 debate before London's prestigious Harknes...

 

Arizona Has Law Enforcement Jobs Available

Perhaps you just know a member of the family or a friend who would like to be in law enforcement. Well, tell that lucky person to gas up his/her car and drive to the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office...

 
 By Mitch Chortkoff    Sports    June 1, 2017

UCLA Loses Others But These Two Are Staying

UCLA stars Lonzo Ball and T.J. Leaf have decided to leave college to go into the NBA. And both are likely to be drafted quickly next month. Ike Anigbogu, a reserve center, is leaving too and is...

 
 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 1, 2017

The Season Ends: Culver Baseball Coach Praises His Players

The Culver City High 2017 varsity baseball season finally came to an end roughly 170 miles up the scenic Pacific Coast Highway on Thursday, May 18, in Santa Maria, located in northwest Santa Barbara...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    June 1, 2017

Joseph Calleja Celebrates Musical Life Of Mario Lanza

Joseph Calleja, the Grammy-nominated Maltese tenor, traveled to the Broad Stage in Santa Monica and showed the audience why he has one of the very best voices in opera right now as he celebrated the...

 
 By Steven Lieberman    Arts    June 1, 2017

Verdi Chorus Is Superb as Usual

Not only did the Verdi Chorus present their spring concerts entitled "All's Fair in Love and War," but they also presented the inaugural and long-awaited concerts featuring The Walter Fox Singers,...

 

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