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Singer Malavika Considering A National Tour

LA-based Pop/RnB singer Malavika's debut single, "Jackpot" isan upbeat and audacious girl power anthem produced by German pop-producer Moritz Braun, with elements of jazz, funk n soul, modern pop, including indian instruments like the “Bhapang”...

 

Center Theatre Group Receives 53 Submissions For Block Party At Douglas Theatre

Center Theatre Group Will Remount Three Local Productions for Block Party Celebration Center Theatre Group received submissions from 53 local theatre companies for the second annual Block Party:...

 

Dodgers Extend Remarkable Streak To 11

Last weekend when the Dodgers made it 29 wins in their last 33 games Clayton Kershaw and Justin Turner asked the same question. “Has this been a five-week hot streak or is this who we are?”“Í...

 

First Bank Announces Hiring Culver Native as VP

Frank Tapia joins First Bank's Business Banking Group in Southbay, Greater LA area Frank Tapia has joined First Bank as a Vice President of Business Banking for the Southbay and Greater Los Angeles...

 

SERVPRO Recognizes Local Businesses

The following Culver City-area entrepreneurs joined a group of high-performing franchisees who were recognized during an Awards Extravaganza event at the recent SERVPRO® Annual Convention. More...

 

Public Invited To Meet Exchange Students From Japanese Sister City

On July 26 eight middle school students and three chaperones from Culver City’s Sister City of Kaizuka, Japan, will arrive here for a ten-day visit as part of a longtime ongoing exchange program between the two cities. During this period the visito...

 

Workshop for Wimpy Kid Movie Diary This Saturday

The One Book, One City, Jr program, sponsored this summer by the Culver City Friends of the Library and based on the book Wimpy Kid Movie Diary by Jeff Kinney, is off to a great start. The first of three movie making workshops, conducted by Josh...

 
 By oshua Rush    News    July 20, 2017

Kid Scoop Presents Mayor Garcetti

Mayor Eric Garcetti was inaugurated for a second time Saturday under a dusk sky on the steps of Los Angeles City Hall. The packed event included performances by the Los Angeles Master Chorale, a jazz band, and ping pong and fencing from 2024 Olympic...

 

Governor Appoints De Herrer To State Board

Paula Amezola De Herrera, 41, of Culver City has been appointed to the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians by Governor Jerry Brown. Amezola De Herrera has been a master of public health career services coordinator and...

 

Mariko Rooks of Culver City Receives 10K College Scholarship

Mariko Rooks of Culver City High is one of 13 students from LA-area schools selected to receive a $10,000 college scholarship as a 2017 Milken Scholars program recipient. The Milken Scholars program p...

 

Culver Resident Wacker Makes the Deans' List

Culver City resident and Azusa Pacific University student Amber Wacker has made the academic Deans' List at APU. A Graphic Design Major, Wacker is honored for a spring semester 2017 academic standing...

 
 By Carole Bell    Opinion    July 20, 2017

Summer Fruit For Thought

1 Cherries - much better than you thought. 2 But you must read the warnings! (see below cherries) I ate a cup of cherries for dessert. I'd forgotten how wonderful they taste. I felt very full, satisfi...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 20, 2017

Inglewood Oil Field

Dear Editor, As many residents learned last week the new operator of the Inglewood Oil Field, Sentinel Peak Resources, dropped its request that Culver City delay its release of the draft Oil Drilling...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 20, 2017

Thank You Culver City Fire Department

Dear Editor: On Saturday, July 8 my son and I planned to drive to Solvang, California for 24 hours of relaxation. As we reached Santa Barbara, intending to drive to Solvang via Highway 154, we were...

 

Expo Line Exceeds Expectations

64,000 Daily Riders wasn’t Expected For Another 13 Years Metro’s Expo Line, the 15.2-mile light-rail line that runs from 7th and Figueroa in downtown Los Angeles to Santa Monica, has reached a daily average of more than 64,000, according to...

 
 By Devlyn Hackett    News    July 20, 2017

Kid Scoop Reviews Food And Wine Festival

Kid Scoop Media attended the Culver City Food & Wine Festival at the Courtyard Marriott. This was one of the many events marking the Culver City Centennial. There was definitely a celebratory atmosphere with live music playing and lots of food and...

 

New Culver Fire Truck on Display Monday

The Culver City Fire Department took delivery of a new Pierce fire truck this month. The 2017 Pierce Arrow XT 100' Tiller will take the place of the 2003 American La France Tiller in the coming...

 
 By Steve Finley    Sports    July 20, 2017

Happiness and Home Court is a Good Combination For Sparks

The Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA are happy to be at home inside the Staples Center. They are 15-5 overall and 10-0 at home. They look like the NBA champion Golden State Warriors when they play at ho...

 

CIF-SS/NFHS Network Renew Partnership

The CIF Southern Section and the NFHS Network are excited to announce the extension of their partnership with a renewal of the streaming rights agreement for local high school sports as announced by CIF-SS Commissioner of Athletics Rob Wigod and...

 

Dodgers Unveil Enhanced Special Event Schedule for Season's Second Half

The Dodgers will host 17 special event nights during the second half of the season, with themed programming during pregame and throughout the game, and exclusive items for those that purchase the ticket packages at Dodgers.com/Events. Since the...

 

NFL Spokesperson Talk About Rams' Suspension

Mike Thomas of the Los Angeles Rams has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2017 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. Thomas will be eligible to return to the Rams’ active roster...

 

Culver Volleyball Club Finishes Season with High Marks

Culver Volleyball Club finished its eight-month season with strong showings among 500 teams in the annual Summer Soiree Volleyball Tournament in Anaheim. The top ranked 16-year olds took second place, the fourth seeded 18-year olds finished fourth...

 

Services For Madeline Ehrlich Scheduled

All are welcome at a Celebration of Life. Last Friday, July 21, surrounded by family in her home in Culver City Madeline Ehrlich lost her two -month fight with lymphoma and leukemia. She was born in...

 

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