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County to survey voters on proposed changes

By Jacqueline Fernandez Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County voters will get to voice their opinion on where read more

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Niecy Nash receives star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wave Wire Services HOLLYWOOD — Actress Niecy Nash, star of the TNT dramedy “Claws” and a two-time Primetime Emmy nominee read more

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE: Lula Washington has been teaching local dancers since 1980

By Dorany Pineda Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — At 22, Lula Washington was told she was too old to start read more

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Huntington Park reduces newly approved sales tax

By Arnold Adler Contributing Writer HUNTINGTON PARK — Residents and visitors doing business in the city have received a sales read more

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SPORTS DIGEST: James becomes top athlete in Los Angeles, too

By Don Wanlass Staff Writer With LeBron James joining the Lakers, is it safe to say that he is now read more

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San Pedro News Pilot

The Best Of The Past Five Years For San Pedro Prep Sports

In early July 2013 I took on the role of a sports columnist for San Pedro Today magazine, and since then, I have seen a rise of spectacular student athletes and special teams that have made my hometown a beautiful place to live. Some teams stood out more than others, even if they brought home a CIF…

Mary Star's Alessandra Samperio: 2018 Cal-Hi Sports All-State Softball

Elizabeth Sambrano.

Sarah Gascon.

The Vitalich sisters.

And now Alessandra Samperio.

The Mary Star High softball pitching sensation, All-CIF Southern Section Division 6 selection, 2018 Camino Real League Pitcher Of The Year and 2018…

A San Pedro Story Generations in the Making

Author David G. Freligh is a San Pedran through and through. And his latest novel builds upon a lifetime of memories growing up in the city by sea. 

David, his mother, Cleo, and his father, Everett, all have “PhD’s,” Pedro…

 

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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…
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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…

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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…

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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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Culver City Nightlife: 5 Places worth visit!

Posted by Edward Murray on February 28, 2018 at 5:58am 0 Comments

Night in Culver City is something you all should know, try, and love with all of your heart! It’s eclectic and all-encompassing nightlife options are uncountable. Bourbon or beer, jazz or clubbing, karaoke or lounge City of Culver has it all for you! Hipsters know what is trending, believe me, they won’t hang out in a bad place. Here is a list of five places I personally and my friends from AI career service recommend everyone to chill out on a Friday (or Saturday, Sunday, every day?) evening.

1.     Backstage Bar & Grill

Be careful, happy people inside! Definitely, the best dive bar in the world. Located across the street from Sony studios, it's always been a favorite hangout for studio folks and locals. Backstage has everything that should be on the checklist of any dive bar: cheap booze, great atmosphere and people, and karaoke. No wonder…

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Culver City Film Festival celebrates 100 years of Culver City, screening over 100 independent films from around the world.

Posted by Culver City Film Festival on November 20, 2017 at 4:55pm 0 Comments

 

The Fourth Annual Culver City Film Festival Holds at Cinemark Theaters in December 2017
Culver City, CA, November 20, 2017 --(PR.com)-- During this occasion over 100 independent films will be screened in celebration of Culver City's Centenary.



The festival director Culver City Film Festival, Jon Gursha has announced that the fourth annual Culver City Film Festival will be held at Cinemark 18 and XD Howard Hughes Center, starting from Tuesday the 5th to Monday the 11th of December 2017. The Culver City Film Festival is an annual celebration specifically designed with the primary aim of bringing together a diverse group of filmmakers to share recent works and recognize local talent in a city celebrated for its cinematic history and in-depth cultural values.



Submissions are now open for filmmakers around the globe to submit their short and feature films both narratives and…
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Culver City Historical Society

July 18 General Meeting and Program

The History of Los Angeles Agriculture, Past and Present July General Meeting Features Authors of Book on Southern California Farming History In today’s concrete and asphalt-lined megalopolis, it’s sometimes hard to remember that Los Angeles was once the agricultural center of North America up until the 1950s, with Culver City having played a large part. […]

3 Reasons Why Culver City Should Be Your Home

One of the great joys of being your city historian is the ability to share items like this vintage pamphlet. Many gifts to the Society bring our history into focus with pictures, which is “painless education” at its best! These scans from an early Culver City Chamber of Commerce brochure offer a look back to […]

Please Pardon Our Dust!

Please, pardon our dust! We will use the month of June to do some organizational work in our permanent collection storage area, and we need a little wiggle room to do this, so we’ll be spreading out into our museum space. Because of all this, we will unfortunately NOT open the ARC during our June […]

Spring 2018 Message

Dear Members and Friends, This is my first newsletter message as president of the Historical Society. I thank everyone who joined us at the installation in January—what a fun party Michelle threw! I am humbled and overwhelmed by the support and well wishes. Since 1980, there is a small group of people who have been […]

Rancho Park Online

The awareness Show Interviews Maria T. Aguirre, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center, Thursday

This Thursday The awareness Show with host Michelle Vcfs Padilla is pleased to interview Maria T. Aguirre, Executive Director of Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling…

Sister Batten Productions Offers Exclusive Opportunity for Faith-Based Film Partnership

When it comes to the box office, God is good.

In 2014, David A.R.White produced and starred in God's Not Dead, an unapologetic, unsubtle Christian drama that became a word-of-mouth hit, earning $62 million against a shoestring $1.2 million budget.…

SHANA TUCKER Women's Work DEBUT "A SisterCentric Collective" ♪ DwighTrible Presents: "Summer" Concert Series @ STAGE Fri., Jul. 21st 9PM ¡LIVE!

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director of The 'new' World STAGE "Summer" Concert Series ~ photo: Chris Charles for CREATIVE SILENCE Image may contain: 4 people

 "Featuring Steph Johnson - guitar/vocals, Melonie Grinnell - piano/keys, and Rob Thorsen - bass (San Diego); Shirazette Tinnin - drums/percussion (NYC); and Shana Tucker - cello, vocals, guitar, (NC)."

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 "I'm returning to The World Stage in historic Leimert…

Leimert Park Beat

The World STAGE "Summer Jazz Concert Series +" DwighTrible Presents: 2018 Calendar/Schedule [Upcomin': Sat 21st - l_adies l_o❤️e l_aughter (Tonight) / Fri 27th - KAREN BRIGGS] *Updatez*

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

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Image may contain: 1 person, smiling   Lost & Found: The Front Page Community Calendar / Local Happenings - Thx, Ms. Angela  PS  Aug. Calendar available soon...

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BILLY MCCOY Trio feat. MIRANDA and WI$E + "Special Guest" CROCKER • DwighTrible Presents @ TWS Fri., July 6th 9PM ~

Presented by Dwight Trible, Executive Director The 'new' World STAGE Art, Education & Performance Gallery non-profit 501(c)(3) Master of Ceremony - Jeffrey Winston, Jazz Philanthropic-herstorian or "The Biggest Voice in-the-World" Matt Gibson @ no extra charge ¿TBD/A?

 

  "I’ll be performing compositions from an old sketch book I recently found and the music of Roberto Miranda. Roberto’s a professor of music…

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