January 2014 Blog Posts (28)

Culver City Council Unearths Document that May Save Ice Rink

Today, the Culver City notified the owner of the Culver City Ice Rink property -- as well as new lessee Planet Granite -- of the following:

"The City of Culver City has been evaluating information relating to the proposed change of use by Planet Granite of the Culver City Ice Arena.  At…

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Added by Scupine on January 31, 2014 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 071 Solution

Every other Friday, 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 bank of windows is?…

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Added by Scupine on January 30, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver Boulevard To Be Widened

The city has announced plans to widen Culver Boulevard between Sepulveda Blvd. and Elenda Street (Elenda is the street with the traffic light). If the above 'simulation' illustration (looking eastbound at Huron Ave.) is any indication, the project will include the creation of (very…

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Added by Scupine on January 29, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

MENDING KIDS INTERNATIONAL ELECTS CULVER CITY RESIDENT AS VICE PRESIDENT

MENDING KIDS ELECTS NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFICERS

Mending Kids International (MKI) has elected its 2014-2015 slate of officers.  MKI is a Burbank based non-profit organization that gives children in the U.S.…

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Added by Jennifer Gallagher on January 29, 2014 at 11:51am — 1 Comment

Spring Registration Begins for USYVL Youth Volleyball Program in Culver City

Registration has begun for the 2014 United States Youth Volleyball League Spring Season in Culver City. The 8-week youth volleyball league takes place at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School from April 10 through May 31, and runs $150 per child. For families with more than one child,…

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Added by Scupine on January 28, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Los Angeles Times Reviews the 'Over-the-Rainbow Gorgeousness" of the New Show at Western Project Gallery

The Los Angeles Times' David Pagel has reviewed the new show by Matthew Pankala at Western Project Gallery in Culver City, saying that the artist's new works fuse "over-the-rainbow gorgeousness" with a "dreamy disquiet" to subtly unsettling effect.

Says Pagel: "Combining the instantaneous…

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Added by Scupine on January 27, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Planet Granite -- New Tenant of the Culver City Ice Rink Location -- Responds to Critics

Planet Granite -- the climbing, yoga, and fitness company that will replace the Culver City Ice Skating with their new facility -- has responded to "the skating community's concerns" in an open letter on its website. To date the company's post has generated a whopping 326 responses, most of which…

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Added by Scupine on January 24, 2014 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

Bing Bing leads 7 people 21 miles through South Central LA to End Gang Violence on his 24th Birthday (Footage Included)

On January 19th, 2014, Martin Luther King smiled upon the step that 8 individuals took in attempt to fulfill his dream. Pasadena artist Bing Bing led 7 people on a 21-mile trek through some of the nation's…

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Added by ThaWilsonBlock Magazine on January 24, 2014 at 1:47am — No Comments

Bing Bing leads 7 people 21 miles through South Central LA to End Gang Violence on his 24th Birthday (Footage Included)

On January 19th, 2014, Martin Luther King smiled upon the step that 8 individuals took in attempt to fulfill his dream. Pasadena artist Bing Bing led 7 people on a 21-mile trek through some of the nation's…

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Added by ThaWilsonBlock Magazine on January 24, 2014 at 1:42am — No Comments

East Borough Offers Modern Vietnamese Dishes to Downtown Culver City

East Borough, a new Vietnamese restaurant in downtown Culver City began serving lunch this week and will begin dinner service next week. An extension of a popular Costa Mesa restaurant, East Borough offers a variety of Bahn Mi (traditional Vietnamese) sandwiches, which offer grilled pork or meatballs or…

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Added by Scupine on January 23, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 071

Every other Thursday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' -- asking Culver City Times members if they know where it is.

Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this bank of windows is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this…

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Added by Scupine on January 23, 2014 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

"I'll Go On" at Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City Receiving Excellent Reviews

"I'll Go On," the new play at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City has received very positive notices overall. The one-man production brings together material from Samuel Beckett's trilogy of novels, "Molloy," "Malone Dies," and "The Unnameable." 

In the…

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Added by Scupine on January 21, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City Restaurants Offer Discounted Prix-Fixe Menus During DineLA Restaurant Week

The popular bi-annual food fest known as dineLA’s Restaurant Week runs for the next two weeks, from July 15-26, in restaurants across Los Angeles. Participating restaurants offer lunch and dinner prix-fixe menus at (relatively) low prices. Participating restaurants in Culver City include: Akasha, Brunello Trattoria, Ford's Filling Station, K-Zo, Lukshon, MEET in Paris, Muddy Leek, Rush Street, The Corner Door, The Wallace, and Waterloo & City. Many of the special menus…

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Added by Scupine on January 17, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 070 Solution

Every other Friday, 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 droplet is?

Three Culver City Times members correctly identified it as a detail in the sculpture "Crossed Currents," by Don Merkt on…

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Added by Scupine on January 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Christopher Patrick “CPK” King Files for Culver City Council

Surrounded by supporters, Christopher Patrick “CPK” King filed his candidacy papers with the City Clerk’s office this past Monday afternoon. King was beaming as he stated to local media, “I didn’t think I could be any more excited than I was a few months ago when we did our initial launch party,…

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Added by Scupine on January 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Senator Holly J. Mitchell Unveils Senate Agenda at Community Swearing-In

(From left to right) Culver City Vice Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells; Senator Holly J. Mitchell; Culver City Councilmember Jim Clarke and Culver City Councilmember Michael O’Leary.

Culver City, CA (Jan. 13, 2014) — Holly J. Mitchell stood before hundreds…

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Added by LAGRANT COMMUNICATIONS on January 15, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

9th Annual City of Culver City Dr. King Celebration Is This Saturday

The 9th Annual City of Culver City Dr. King Celebration will take place on Saturday, January 18th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Culver City Senior Center.  The day will include Keynote Speaker Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith from AGAPE International; panelists Dr. Scot Brown…

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Added by Scupine on January 14, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Eat at Muddy Leak and Benefit Culver City Cultural Affairs This Thursday

Dine at Muddy Leek Bar and Restaurant this Thursday, January 16, between 5 pm and 10 pm -- and 10 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Culver City's Cultural Affairs Foundation. Enjoy happy hour at the bar, the full dinner menu in the restaurant, and/or order online for…

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Added by Scupine on January 13, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 070

Every other Thursday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' -- asking Culver City Times members if they know where it is.

Today the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this droplet is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box…

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Added by Scupine on January 9, 2014 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Culver City Ice Skating Rink Scheduled to Close Forever on February 2nd

According to THIS petition website, the venerable Culver City Ice Skating Rink will close on February 2nd. Explains the website, "The owners of the land on which the rink sits have…

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Added by Scupine on January 9, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

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