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SACRAMENTO — As California Gov. Jerry Brown pointed out Monday, AB X2 15 is not just any other piece of legislation: By definition, it’s a matter of life and death. “The crux of the matter is whether the state of California should continue to make it a crime for a dying person to end his…
The Great Recession is over, at least officially. But for young Los Angelinos, the promised recovery never materialized. A new report from the UCLA Labor Center finds that 57% of Los Angeles workers between the ages of 18 and 29 are stuck in low-wage jobs, which pay $13.38 an hour or less. This, despite the…
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INGLEWOOD — What city officials hope will become a regular activity, a pop up farmers market was held Sept. 17 on Market Street between Manchester Boulevard and Nutwood Avenue. The market was operated by the Social Justice Learning Institute. An estimated 400 residents came out to support the event, enjoying food and festivities. The market…
LOS ANGELES — They didn’t just come to talk about their music. Singers Billy Davis Jr. and Marilyn McCoo visited Dorsey High School Sept. 25 as part of the sixth annual Back to School With the History Makers program. Davis and McCoo, who helped form the singing group The 5th Dimension, discussed their marriage and…
BELLFLOWER — It’s official. Residents on Nov. 8, 2016 will vote on whether to divide the city into five voting districts. The City Council approved the election on a 5-0 vote Sept. 28 after the state-mandated third and final public hearing. If approved by voters next year, the first election of City Council members by…
Cal State L.A. science students Emily Aguirre, Hugo Avila, and Angela Madira were selected to conduct research at three prestigious universities under the Amgen Scholars Program.
The 10-week program allowed Aguirre, an Echo Park resident, along with Hugo Avila and Angela Madira to participate in cutting-edge research at UCLA, Stanford University and Harvard University, respectively, under the Amgen Foundation program.
The three are among 340 students selected into the program…
Jason May and Melanie Webber, two local triathletes, have excelled in competition and both started out in the pool. One has reached the elite level and the other is a novice swimmer, but they both enjoy the sport and the time they spend swimming laps.
Triathlon season is approaching! And they’re gearing up…
When San Pedro High football senior defensive lineman Danny Tanielu-Taliulu rushed into the offensive line of Fairfax of Los Angeles on a critical play late in the second quarter, all he was looking to do was…
Once again, the San Pedro High football team returned to their friendly confines at Pirate Stadium eager to finally defeat a CIF-Southern Section opponent in their grueling nonleague slate, and the third time ended up being the charm against visiting…
Two great all-acoustic bands with strong roots on the Westside will team up on October 29th to create the Big Bluegrass Bash, a celebration of Bluegrass, Americana and Roots music. Burning Heart Bluegrass and Sugar in the Gourd will serve up an evening of music that will range from simple folk tunes to foot stomping fiddle tunes, from Appalachian murder ballads to hard-driving Bluegrass. And as if that's not enough, well-known West Coast teacher, performer and recording artist, Fred Sokolow, will start the evening off with a half-hour "mini-tutorial," demonstrating the many styles of American…Continue
Mark your calendars for October 07 at 7PM at the Culver City Veterans memorial Building at 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City, CA 90230.…Continue
Great news! On September 16th, Culver CityBus joined Los Angeles County’s 26 public transit agencies at a press conference to announce that in a historic first, commuters can now use the same TAP card to pay the fare on buses or trains operated by any agency, creating the largest seamless transportation system in the country.
Los Angeles – The recipients of Antioch University Los Angeles’ (AULA) second annual alumni awards include a philanthropy strategist, an advocate for formerly incarcerated young people and the site director of an innovative learning center.
Amelia Williamson, ’05, will receive the President’s Award for Distinction in Professional Accomplishment; David Durand, ’12, will receive the Alumni Association Award for Exemplary Community Service or Activism; and Cindy Short, ’09, will receive the Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Service to the University.
At an awards luncheon on Saturday, October 17, 2015, AULA will recognize…Continue
Colors LGBTQ Youth Counseling Center, located at Antioch University in Culver City, provides free LGBTQ-affirmative counseling to youth under 25 and their families in the greater Los Angeles area. Since its launch in 2012, Colors has provided more than 3,700 free counseling sessions.
Passing by the sign for Antioch University on Slauson Ave. in the Fox Hills area of Culver City, you would be forgiven for thinking that it’s probably a University-of-Phoenix-esque, mail-order-degree kind of a place. In fact, Antioch University was founded in 1852 (!) by pioneering education reformer Horace Mann himself (!!) – and it is a joyfully progressive institution, genuinely devoted to social justice and community engagement. Antioch University also has campuses in Seattle; Santa Barbara,…Continue
Two Culver City Times members correctly identified that the (very new) sign stands just to the east of the Arco station at the corner of Washington Blvd and Sepulveda Blvd, across from Joxer Daly's. Congratulations to Luis Lopez for being the first to ring in. It's been a while since I posted one of these, but multiple-winner Luis…Continue
Feeling ugly and worthless from skin conditions that left her skin cracked, peeling and scarred, Katrina Schenfield, the founder of Culver City-based Katixon Skincare, dealt with it the only way she thought she could - by attempting suicide.
“I was exhausted,” says Schenfield. My skin was disgusting, and nothing the doctors were trying was working.”
Since those dark days, she has developed and sold skincare products that detox and beautify the skin using only natural ingredients. But her company’s website reveals not just Schenfield’s products but also her calling: to keep cancer patients’ skin strong and healthy during cancer treatment by giving them free…Continue
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Fluxus artist Yoshi Wada, and his son, composer Tashi Wada, will present a a free concert this Sunday, September 27, at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook.
Wada and his son will present "an expansive duo performance using a loose structure and a unique mixture of acoustic and electronic instruments that includes: sirens, alarm bells, audio generators, bagpipe and reed organ."
Or as Wada puts it: "I search for deep and ringing sound that travels deep into my cells. Where does this sound exist?"
Sir, you had me at bagpipes.
Admission is free, but parking at the top of the Baldwin Hills Overlook is $6. Or, you can park at the bottom of the hill and take the stairs to the top!…Continue
Come join the next meeting on September 16 @ 7PM of DanceMasters Toastmasters. We meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Veterans Memorial Building at 4117 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA 90230.
We are a group of dancing Toastmasters that just love everything about DANCE.
Ours is a fully functional Toastmasters club that emphasizes everything about dancing: music, steps, culture, etc., while we still work on our speaking and leadership skills.
We have members of various professions and dancing abilities. Some of our members are actual dance instructors...while some of us just like to dance - even if not well. It is all really…Continue