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San Pedro High Boys Basketball Holds Off Rancho Dominguez

It was a high wire act all the way through until the final buzzer but in the end, it all came up on the right side of history for San Pedro High boys basketball.

By virtue of their 76-74 victory over visiting Rancho Dominguez Prep in the first-ever Marine League meeting between the two schools Friday, it netted 18-year head coach John Bobich his 500th…

Joseph Octave Scores 2,500th Point & MSHS Boys BB Grabs 1st Place

Wednesday night would be a great night for both the Mary Star High boys basketball team, and one of their leaders, senior guard Joseph Octave.

In a Santa Fe League showdown for first place against fellow defending co-league champion Salesian of Los Angeles, the Stars would step up to the challenge from the Mustangs, and the Air Force-bound Octave would…

San Pedro High Girls Soccer Continues Their Marine Monopoly

What happened on Wednesday afternoon was yet another sequel of what has been a recurring theme for the San Pedro High girls soccer program.

In a highly anticipated and extremely intense Marine League showdown with longtime adversary Narbonne of Harbor City, the Pirates would dictate the tempo to their liking and overcame a fierce challenge yet again…

 

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MCLM Presents Double M Jazz Salon - The Underground Railroad led by JMD Sun., Nov. 4th 2PM ~

Posted by DojO- on November 4, 2018 at 5:52pm 1 Comment

postin' format compliments of Steven Isoardi, Author of The Dark Tree

Oops, they did it again!

Posted by Ted Wolfe on September 6, 2018 at 3:00pm 0 Comments



The women of Culver City Elks Lodge #1917 have done it again. They got together to spend a evening dining, painting a picture and bidding on items up for auction. All to benefit the Culver City High School Homeless Children.

There are nearly 200 teens attending Culver City High School who are homeless. On top of the usual angst high schoolers face, these children also worry about basic survival essentials; finding shelter, food, and a way of keeping clean. The Culver City United School District (CCUSD) is progressive in helping the families of teens caught in this situation and the Culver City Elks are determined to help them.

The Elks, led by Genny Santiesteban organized the fund raising and all the proceeds went to this cause. The ladies organized the event, publicized it and solicited the items to be raffled. Hot raffle items included a Rachel Ray Cookware set, a picnic basket filled with cutlery and snacks, and a ladies watch valued at over $1500 donated by…

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2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival this weekend

Posted by Culver City Times on July 17, 2018 at 11:41am 0 Comments

Boasting gourmet noshes and sips from dozens of local restaurants, food vendors and wine and spirits brands, the 2nd Annual Westside Food & Wine Festival benefiting Culver Palms Meals on Wheels will take place Saturday and Sunday, July 21-22, producer/organizer Todd Elliot announced today.  The 2018 Westside Food & Wine Festival will be held at West LA College, located at 9000 Overland Avenue in Culver City, with much of the outdoor festival situated on the covered roof of the college south parking structure featuring stunning views of Los Angeles.  Culver City Honda and Culver City Toyota will be showcasing and displaying their cars among many other great…
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Don't Miss ➡ "Trane Stories" A Tribute To: John Coltrane at MCLM • Sun., July 15th ♪ 12:30PM - 4:30PM [Student Accessibility ½ price] *update*

Posted by DojO- on July 12, 2018 at 12:25pm 6 Comments

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 Tribute To: John Coltrane  feat. - Dwight Trible - vocal / Dr. Teodross Avery - sax & *conversation*
 Mayme A.Clayton Library & Museum
     (Culver City, CA ---) On Sunday, July 15th at 2 p.m., The Mayme A. Clayton Library &
Museum, located at 4130 Overland Avenue in Culver City, will present another of the
late Mimi Melnick's Double M Jazz Salons. The much-anticipated concert will…
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Your Culver City Wetlands

Posted by Culver City Times on June 29, 2018 at 11:00am 0 Comments

The Ballona Creek Wetlands will be open to the public from 9 am to noon the first Saturday of every month. This is a drop in event, so please come down anytime that morning.



The Wetlands is at the Ballona Ecological Reserve, located in Playa del Rey, are normally off limits to people in order to preserve their specialness.

The entrance to the reserve is in the parking lot behind AlkaWater/Gordon’s Market, in the 300 block of Culver, 90293.

Enter through the gate in the northeast corner of the lot. For more information please contact Cindy Hardin at cindyhardin@laaudubon.org or 310-301-0050.…



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The best Wednesday is Third Wednesdays in Culver City

Posted by Culver City Times on June 18, 2018 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Taste Summer on Wednesday June 20th as Downtown Culver City kicks off Third Wednesdays with Spiked Lemonade!

Pick up a "passport" at any participating business and stroll the twinkle-lit streets enjoying spiked (or virgin) lemonade at all participating businesses, getting your passport stamped as you sample.

Enjoy swinging 60's jazz from Neptune Cocktail playing on the patio just outside Starbucks, and the folk/rock sounds of Rosendo playing by the Culver Hotel. Drop off your passport at the Kirk Douglas Theatre to win special prizes and, while you're there, enjoy refreshments, exclusive tours and spin the wheel to win free tickets. …

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Culver City Elks to award over $1,000 to local scholars

Posted by Ted Wolfe on April 21, 2018 at 7:18am 0 Comments

As part of the Elks national "Most Valuable Student" program, Culver City is awarding two first place prizes of $300 to Chandler D Beon and Isabel J Gilmour, two second place prizes of $200 to both Bartholomew Salv and Maya Luong and one third place prize of $100 to Jesus Pelayo.

Each year The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks sets aside the month of May to honor the most exemplary of our young men and women. Support and dedication to the welfare and future of this nation's youth is a long-held principle of the Order.

The 2018 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who…

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Toni Ferrara named Culver City's Elk of the Year

Posted by Ted Wolfe on March 27, 2018 at 4:33pm 0 Comments

Toni Ferrara was named Elk of the Year for 2017-2018 at an honorary dinner held Friday night, 3/23/2018.

This honor was given for her unflagging willingness to do whatver needed to be done and always doing it with a smile.

The Culver City Elks bestows scholarships to high school seniors and Toni was there helping grade the essays and rank the entrants.

When the Elks held their Mother's Day brunch, their Cinco De Mayo party, and their Halloween Party, Toni was there for the setup, serving and the break down as well.

The Culver City Elks threw a Christmas party for under-served kids in the area and Toni was amazing in the development and execution of an "arts and crafts" day that the kids thoroughly enjoyed.

The Elks had…

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MCLM to Present DARYNN DEAN and "The Jazz Collective" [NEWS RELEASE For: Immediate Release]

Posted by DojO- on March 22, 2018 at 6:25pm 0 Comments

Darynn Dean Double M Jazz Salon

MCLM The Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum
4130 Overland Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230
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February 28, 2018 CONTACT: Steve Isoardi
(626) 795-9583
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DARYNN DEAN and the Jazz Collective @ MCLM Sun., Mar. 25th 2PM ~

Posted by DojO- on March 4, 2018 at 8:43pm 0 Comments

Double M Jazz Salon continues its legacy at the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City. Jazz Baroness Mimi Melnick first began Double M Jazz Salon in 1996 in her Encino home on Strawberry Drive. Mimi loved (J)azz, she organized and hosted the Jazz Salons to support the (J)azz community in Los Angeles. Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum is proud and honored to carry the torch.  …

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January 16 Annual Business Meeting and General Membership Program

HISTORICAL ECOLOGY AND THE BALLONA WATERSHED    When you bike or walk along Ballona Creek you see a concrete-lined flood control channel. Once you go under the Marina Freeway overpass on the bike path you see fields that are called wetlands, but they don’t look very wet at all. But Ballona Creek was once a […]

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The World Stage· DwighTrible Presents: Jan./Feb. 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +" [SCHEDULE] ~ *updatez*

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) ~…

The 'new' World STAGE 2019 "Winter Jazz Concert Series +"

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The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz 'new' JAM SESSION • DwighTrible Presents @ The 'new' World STAGE Mon., Dec. 10th 9PM-MidNite ~

[PRESS RELEASE]  Feat. Class of  2020  'New' Class of Musicians! 'New' Jam!! 'New' STAGE!!!  $5

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