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Turning Point Community Leadership Team Selected for International Youth Summit

Turning Point School's Level 8 Community Leadership team, along with advisor Mr. Matt Kline, will be visiting Dana Point’s renowned Ocean Institute on February 27th, for an intensive three-day Plastic Ocean Pollution Solutions (POPS) Leadership Summit.

They will join 90 youth leaders from all over the…


Added by Courtney Baker on February 20, 2015 at 11:25am — No Comments

Multiple Gallery Openings in the Culver City Art District This Saturday

If you've been waiting for the right time to spend a Saturday evening in the Culver City Art District, this weekend (February 21) is it. George Billis Gallery, Western Project, and Luis De Jesus Gallery are all having openings. And in my experience, that means there'll be a lot of activity at all…


Added by Scupine on February 19, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Architect Steve Ehrlich to Speak This Monday

Architectural writer Thomas Aujero Small will moderate a lively discussion with renowned architect and founding partner of Ehrlich Architects, Steven Ehrlich -- with an emphasis on how firm renovated Culver City's Kirk Douglas Theatre. The talk will take place at the Kirk Douglas Theatre on…


Added by Scupine on February 18, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

"Love" Mural in Culver City Gets Overhaul Just in Time for Valentine's Day

Artist Curtis Kulig has given his iconic "Love Wall" on Hayden Ave. in the Culver City a well-deserved make-over.

The above phone shows it's new look, and here's the "before" pic.…


Added by Scupine on February 13, 2015 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Four Culver City Establishments Make Thrillist's List of the 24 Best Dive Bars in Los Angeles

Just go ahead and dub Culver City the Dive Bar Capital of the City. Evidence? When Thrillist assembled its look at the finest dive bars in Los Angeles, a full 16 percent of the bars were located in our…


Added by Scupine on February 12, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Cooper Komatsu Heads to Scripps National Spelling Bee After Earning L.A. County Title

Culver City Middle School student Cooper Komatsu, 12, a two-time winner of the Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee is now taking his talents to the national level.

The road to the Scripps title is different from the CCUSD event, which is for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders, while the Scripps…


Added by Geoff Maleman on February 10, 2015 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Culver City High School Cheer Wins Big at National Cheerleading Championships

On February 7 and 8, the Culver City High School Varsity Cheer team competed in the 2015 NHSF UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. The National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) is the most prestigious cheerleading championship in the…


Added by Geoff Maleman on February 9, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Tub's Fine Chili now OPEN Sundays!

Now you can get yer chili on, seven days a week!

Follow @TubsChili on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for all the happenin's in TubTown…


Added by margie hodges on February 7, 2015 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Swimming Improves Heart Health

Lewis Carter, 77, (right) and Jerome Smith, 71, (left) discovered a new passion that boosted their health.

When Jerome Smith, 71, was in college, he admired the guys on the swim team.

 “They seemed to be the happiest and healthiest guys on campus,” he said. The team at his small…


Added by Elizabeth Artley on February 6, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Turning Point School Presents STILL LIFE WITH IRIS

Turning Point School presents a Middle School Theatre Production:


Directed by Jane…


Added by Courtney Baker on February 5, 2015 at 9:54am — No Comments


Dear CCUSD Families,

As you may know, Southern California is currently experiencing a measles outbreak. Culver City Unified School District cares about the health and safety of our students, employees, parents and local community. As such, we feel compelled to share important information on the health risks associated with measles, and the measures that can be taken to prevent and treat it.

Though there have been no reported cases of measles among students or…


Added by Geoff Maleman on February 5, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Free CPR Training for Culver City Residents

"Ready Culver City," a Disaster Resilience Coalition participating in the Los Angeles County Community Disaster Resilience Pilot Project, is offering free CPR Training to Culver City residents. The classes are being offered at the Culver City Teen Center, 4153 Overland Ave.



Added by Scupine on February 5, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Aspiring Olympian Pushes Adult Swimmers As Coach

Nineteen seconds. For most of us, that’s not a lot of time to accomplish much, maybe fill up a glass of water, walk up the stairs, or get a leash for the dog.


But for aspiring Olympian Derek Toomey, that’s enough time to swim two laps of the…


Added by Elizabeth Artley on February 4, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Score Free Menchie's Frozen Yogurt in Culver City This Friday

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt is celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day -- Friday, February 6 -- with FREE frozen yogurt.

From 4 to 8 pm, frozen yogurt fans can visit ANY Culver City or Los Angeles Menchie's location to claim their free 6 oz. cup of…


Added by Scupine on February 4, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Plunge Gets Plastered -- Will Reopen this Friday

The Culver City Municipal Pool -- known as The Plunge -- has been closed to the public since December 22 for annual maintenance. Two failing filter tanks were replaced, and the pool's old plaster was chipped away and re-plastered on January 14. (The photo above is the "after" shot. The one below…


Added by Scupine on February 3, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

24 CCUSD Students to Square Off in District’s Annual Spelling Bee

Get ready to dust off those dictionaries because 24 of the best and brightest students in the Culver City Unified School District are getting ready to S-P-E-L-L their way to the top!

On February 2, four students from each of the district’s five elementary schools and Culver City Middle School will compete in CCUSD’s district-wide spelling bee at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School Cafetorium.

The competition, sponsored by The Fineshriber Family Foundation, will begin at 7…


Added by Geoff Maleman on January 31, 2015 at 9:35am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 084 Solution

Periodically, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Last week I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this sign is?…


Added by Scupine on January 30, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Ziggy's Barber Salon Coming to Culver Crossroads in Culver City

To judge by the banners now on display at Culver Crossroads at the corner of Sepulveda Blvd. and Washington Blvd in Culver City, there's going to be a new barber in town. Great news for those who are currently waiting in line for upwards of an hour to get a cut at Floyd's on Venice (in Mar Vista). 

Not much…


Added by Scupine on January 29, 2015 at 12:43pm — 1 Comment

Culver City Symphony Offers Sibelius, Grieg, Britten This Saturday

This Saturday, January 31, at 8:00 pm, the Culver City Symphony will perform works by Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Glazunov, Grieg and Britten at Veteran's Memorial Auditorium. The Glazunov concerto will be particularly unique -- a rare classical pairing of the saxophone with a string orchestra. The…


Added by Scupine on January 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

A Celebration of Langston Hughes

Saturday I January 31, 2015 I A Celebration of Langston Hughes I 4 PM FREE

Sharif Atkins, star of the TV Series White Collar, will host an hour long tribute to the poet, including a reading of his celebrated work "Thank You, Ma'm." The afternoon will include a sneak preview of the new play Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea, opening on Feb 20th at Skylight Theater Center. Check MCLM's Facebook page for information on how to obtain discounted tickets to this theatrical event.…


Added by Mayme Clayton Library and Museum on January 28, 2015 at 6:41pm — No Comments

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