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 By David W. Myers    News    September 13, 2018 

City Hikes Efforts to Curb Coyote Invasion

Culver officials are ramping up their efforts to curb the City's growing problems with coyotes roaming local neighborhoods, including the establishment of a "dedicated coyote hotline" to report...

 

Food for the Hungry and Homeless

Paul Ehrlich has issued his weekly reminder for this Saturday, “Caring for the hungry and homeless.” “Your generosity is so appreciated," Ehrlich tells his readers. "We are so grateful for the lunches, blankets, and women’s sanitary items...

 

La Ballona Safe Routes to School Project at Community Event in Culver City

The City of Culver City and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Go Human campaign invite residents and visitors to bike, walk, skate or roll to Experience Elenda, a free community event to be held on Saturday, September 15,...

 

We Remember

Culver City Firefighters at all three stations gathered to remember the 2,983 people murdered at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011. 412 first responders died including 343 New York City...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 30, 2018

Residents Asked to Increase Another Sales Tax Hike

Culver City officials have set Oct. 22 as the deadline to register to vote in the crucial Culver special election on Nov. 6 that could result in higher local sales taxes and, possibly, another major...

 

Fiesta Draws Huge Crowds

What some say was a record-breaking crowd, thousands of Culverites and others from across the Southland thronged to Veterans Memorial Park last weekend for the annual Fiesta La Ballona extravaganza....

 

School Board Candidates at Demorcratic Club

The Culver City Democratic Club will hold its monthly general meeting on Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Sepulveda Peace Center, 3916 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Members in good standing will vote on endorsement of the candidates and the local propositions on the...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 30, 2018

Drones Heading to Culver City

Dozens of Culver City residents showed-up recently at the Seniors Center to learn more about the Culver City Police Department's controversial plan to launch a fleet of "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles."...

 

Culver City Firefighters Heading Home!

After 30 days battling the largest fire in California history, Strike Team XLA-1075A, made up of firefighters from the Culver City, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills fire departments are on their way...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 23, 2018

Details Emerge of Shooting Death in Culver

Law-enforcement officials have identified the knife-wielding man that was shot and killed last week in Culver City by officers as Michael Harrison, age 30. The shooting occurred shortly before 2 p.m....

 

Culver City Holds Fiesta La Ballona This Weekend

Culver City’s Fiesta La Ballona presents three days of free live music and dancing as part of the City’s annual end of summer spectacular on August 24-26, 2018. Fiesta is held at Veterans Park and is produced by the City of Culver City, the...

 

Lucky Ducky Swim in Culver Plunge

The Lucky Ducky Swim will again be at the Fiesta La Ballona Saturday, Aug. 25 and Sunday, Aug. 26. At 3:00 pm on Sunday, the rubber ducks will "swim" across the Culver City Plunge in two preliminary...

 

City Officials, Families Speak Out For Traffic Safety as School Begins

As millions of students in Los Angeles County prepare to return to school, the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is encouraging drivers to slow down and look out for people and...

 

Deadline set for Culverites to Run in Japan

The Culver City Sister City Committee, a nonprofit international and intercultural community organization, is looking for one male and one female runner to participate in the 26th Annual Osaka Senshu International City Marathon in Japan. The...

 

Higuera Neighborhood Sets Block Party

The Culver Eastside community of Rancho Higuera will hold its annual “Rock the Block” neighborhood party on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The gala will be held in the 8900 block of Krueger Street. Admission is free, but community...

 

CC Elks, Red Cross set Aug. 23 Blood Drive

The Culver City Elks will host its annual American Red Cross community blood drive on Thursday, Aug. 23, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at its Lodge headquarters, 11160 Washington Place. Each pint of blood that’s donated can save up to three lives, the Red...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 9, 2018

Culver City Firefighters Battling Blazes Throughout California

After seven days on the fire lines at the Cranston Fire in Idyllwild, Strike Team XLA-1075A--consisting of 22 firefighters, five engine companies and a battalion chief--wearily headed north to fight o...

 

Big Turnout for Woman's Club Picnic

Dozens of Culverites and other Westsiders recently partied at the the Culver City Woman's Club annual picnic at Dr. Paul Carlson Park. A "white-elephant" sale that the group sponsored also raised...

 

School District OKs Free or Low-Cost Meals for Students

The Culver City Unified School District has announced its guidelines for the thousands of local students who qualify for free or low-cost nutritious meals every school day under the National School...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 9, 2018

'National Night Out' Draws More than 1,000 Visitors

More than 1,000 Culver City residents and other Westsiders joined dozens of local police officers and firefighters this week to celebrate "National Night Out," the annual countrywide event that's gear...

 

Storytime at Library is Planned

The Culver City Friends of the Library will host "Storytime with Culver City Firefighters" on Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Culver City Julian Dixon Library, 4975 Overland Ave. The program starts at 7...

 

Fiesta La Ballona Attracts Local Business Sponsors

As summer 2018 approaches its culmination, the Fiesta La Ballona Committee is continuing with the Culver City tradition of putting on one of the best end-of- summer Party in the Park events from Aug. 24 to Aug. 26 at Veterans Memorial Park, 4117...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 9, 2018

Mitch Chortkoff Remembered

My friend, my coworker, my editor Mitch Chortkoff lost his battle with diabetes and related illnesses this week. He was 78. Mitch was a renowned sports writer in Los Angeles for 50 years. His knowledg...

 

Police to Host 'National Night Out' on Tuesday

The Culver City Police Department will host the local celebration of "National Night Out" on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Veterans Memorial Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The department and its sponsors will...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 2, 2018

'Birdwatchers' Flock to See Demo of New Scooters

Dozens of Culver City residents and other Westsiders flocked to The City's main transportation facility on Jefferson Boulevard this week to learn more about Bird, the rent-a-scooter company that's...

 

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