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 News    May 19, 2022 

CCEF Gala Raises over $175K

The Culver City Education Foundation (CCEF) is proud to announce the Ruby Gala surpassed its goal of raising $175,000 for the programs we fund across the district! Thank you to the two hundred...

 
 By Sandra Coopersmith    News    May 19, 2022 

Coping Creatively Through POPS Clubs

Enlightening, thought-provoking, intriguing, profound, insightful, funny, heartbreaking, hopeful, inspiring – you name it. That describes JUST FRIENDS, which was published in April and is the...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Ballona Creek Trash Collection Barge Project Challenged in Court

Two Playa del Rey residents have filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County, the Board of Supervisors and the Flood Control District, challenging last month's board approval of a trash collection...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Jefferson Blvd. Post Office Closing May 27, Relocating 2 Miles Away

The U.S. Postal Service has announced that it is closing its post office at 11111 Jefferson Blvd. on May 27 and relocating it two miles away to the Fox Hills area. Five years ago, the Postal Service...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

CC Police Boosting Patrols to Enforce Seat Belt Law

The Culver City Police Department reminds everyone taking a trip to visit friends or family over the Memorial Day Weekend to always buckle up and keep children in child safety seats. This year’s...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Dougherty Named to SNHU President's List

Joseph Dougherty of Culver City has been named to Southern New Hampshire University's Winter 2022 President's List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President's List....

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Schulz Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Madeleine Schulz of Culver City, California, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Schulz was initiated at University of Southern California....

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Culver City Kennedy Democrats fund raising yard sale for Ukraine on Saturday and Sunday was an overwhelming success.

Culver City residents participated in funding over 39 medical kits to be sent to Ukraine ! Culver City residents wrote messages on the medical kits which included antibiotics, surgical pads, and...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

Ben Allen Faces Only Write In Candidates

By David Ganezer In an unexpected turn of events, California State Sen. Ben Allen is on the ballot unopposed in the June 7th Primary. However, he will probably have to run against one of two write in...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

New City Attorney Douglas Sloan

By Jack Simon Santa Monica has finally hired a permanent City Attorney after a two-year search. He recently served as Fresno City Attorney. At its meeting on May 10, the City Council appoint Douglas...

 

Man Arrested for Allegedly Punching Elderly Woman in Face in Culver City

A man was arrested last week after allegedly punching an elderly woman in Culver City, local police said. On May 6, around 9:45 a.m., Culver City police officers responded to a reported assault at...

 

City Council Pondering Higher Minimum Wage in CC

At its Monday’s meeting, the City Council voted 3-2 to create an ad hoc subcommittee to study the potential development of an ordinance setting a Culver City minimum wage. The dissenting votes were...

 

Culver City Car Show

The 18th annual Culver City car show was tremendous success with thousands of people at West LA College enjoying the classic cars, hot rods, bikes, food and entertainment and bikes. Photos by Mary...

 

Did Culver City Hospital Make the Safety Grade?

Many hospitals in California received top scores but the only hospital in Culver City didn’t make the grade in patient safety, according to a report released this week by The Leapfrog Group, an inde...

 

Culver City Democratic Announces June Primary Endorsements

The Culver City Democratic Club has announced that the following candidates received over 60% of the votes cast by Club members thereby receiving their endorsement for the June 7, 2022 primary...

 

CONGRATULATIONS, DR. HOULT!

The Energizer Bunny could likely learn a thing or two from Dr. Janet Cameron Hoult who, on Monday, May 9th, was presented a commendation by the City Council as 2022 Senior of the Year. She has...

 

CCMS Panther Plaza Getting New Facelift

The lunch area at Culver City Middle School is getting a new facelift thanks to a project underway. Called the Panther Plaza Redesign: Seats and Shade, the new project will transform the Middle...

 

Fiesta LA Ballona Returns to August

The Culver City Council rejected the recommendation of the of the Fiesta LA Ballona Committee to keep the Fiesta in October just prior to Halloween. The council moved it back to the last weekend in August. The 2022 Fiesta was cancelled due to the...

 

Temporary Closure of Ballona Creek Path Between National and Duquesne

Due to work on the Higuera Street Bridge replacement project, the Ballona Creek Bike Path between National Blvd and Duquesne Ave will be closed for approximately 2 weeks beginning May 5, city officials said. Path may be open intermittently during...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Anti-Semitic Flyers Distributed in Culver City Neighborhood, Police Investigating

Anti-Semitic hate flyers were distributed in Culver City on Monday, and an investigation is underway, local police said this week. "The incident involved the distribution of an anti-Semitic, hate publication in one Culver City neighborhood," the...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Renteria Seeks Council Seat in November

“I love Culver City, but our city is at a crossroads. We need a City Council that is truly inclusive, that can take on the difficult issues without becoming divisive and a City Council that especially puts public safety first. I believe I can make...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Girl Scout Gold Award Project Free Seed and Compost Giveaway

In order to combat the issues of food waste, it is essential that people start connecting with their food. There will be free USDA Certified Organic compost and a selection of non-GMO seeds available for anyone who is interested in gardening to...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Pedestrian Hit by Vehicle, Killed in Palms

A pedestrian was killed last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Palms. The crash occurred about 10:20 p.m. on April 28, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The driver of a Kia Soul was travelling east on Palms Boulevard and Vinton...

 
 News    May 5, 2022

Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them

Support of National Senior Fraud Awareness Day, Adrienne Omansky of Stop Senior Fraud Acting Program (SSFAP) announced that “we have a new program this year with our actors and educators, Dr....

 
 News    May 5, 2022

WWII Airman's Request for 100th Birthday

Victor Butler is believed to be the last surviving Tuskegee Airman in Rhode Island. The veteran turns 100 on May 21, and he has only one wish: birthday cards. He’s asking people from around the country to send him birthday cards. It’s a small...

 

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