August 2015 Blog Posts (10)

I remember going to the 1st Fiesta LaBallona in 1951 !

Ah yes ! 1951 ... I was going into 6th grade at Farragut Drive School ... after an awesome 5th grade experience with Mr.

Jim Mattheis ( it was his 1st year as a teacher). John Toren ended up being our 6th grade teacher.

I went to the 1st Fiesta La Ballona at Vet's Park with my Farragut Drive buddies: Steve Westerfield, Dennis Tiernan & Jack Williamson. There were the carnival rides - the booths - etc. And I recall the annual parades with the local…

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Added by Wayne Flaaten on August 27, 2015 at 6:05pm — No Comments

Culver City Celebrates 2015 Fiesta La Ballona This Weekend, August 28-20

Fiesta La Ballona -- a Party in the Park -- will be held this weekend, August 28, 29 & 30, in Veteran's Park in Culver City. With carnival rides, live music, games, a food court, and a beer and wine garden for the adults, there'll be good times for all.

Admission to the fiesta is…

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Added by Scupine on August 26, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Holy Cow BBQ at Culver Crossroads is Open...and Delicious

Bad news for those who are already grumbling about the overstuffed parking lot at Culver Crossroads (at Sepulveda and Washington): Holy Cow BBQ is now open – and it’s delicious.

Holy Cow isn’t part of a chain, but it doesn’t arise out of nowhere either. There is an additional Holy Cow…

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Added by Scupine on August 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Antioch University Distinguished Professor, Former President, Chancellor and Humanitarian, Al Guskin, Announces Retirement

Lengthy career of service includes inspiring change and helping found the Peace Corps…

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Added by Dia Kalakonas on August 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Dr. Donald Strauss of Antioch University Los Angeles Named 2015 Private College Sustainability Champion

Los Angeles, California – Dr. Donald Strauss, founder and program chair for the MA in Urban Sustainability program at Antioch University Los Angeles (AULA), was recently named the Private College Sustainability Champion of 2015.  Each year, at…

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Added by Dia Kalakonas on August 18, 2015 at 7:25am — No Comments

Local Artist Patrick Marston Painting Another Mural in Culver City -- On Apex Aquarium

Culver City's beloved Apex Aquarium (at the corner of Sepulveda and Lindblade) is getting an extraordinary makeover -- thanks to Venice-based Patrick Marston.

As some of you might remember, Marston also painted the luminous fish mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave last…

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Added by Scupine on August 9, 2015 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Culver City's New Dunkin' Donuts Opens Next Tuesday, August 11

Culver City's new Dunkin' Donuts -- located in the former Foster's Freeze location in West Washington -- is opening with some fanfare next Tuesday, August 11, at 5 a.m. The location will offer lounge-style seating inside and an outdoor patio as well as free Wi-Fi Internet…

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Added by Scupine on August 7, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City CicLAvia Map Details for Sunday, August 9

This Sunday, August 9, you'll be able to ride your bike from downtown Culver City to the ocean with only 9 stops. CicLAvia is coming to Culver City. During these free CicLAvia events, whole streets are shut down to car traffic, encouraging bicyclists and pedestrians to explore the city and…

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Added by Scupine on August 7, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Venice Arts Free Youth Media Workshops- Fall 2015

Since 1993, Venice Arts has reached thousands of youth through our award-winning Art Mentoring Program Free to low-income families, more than 400 youth participate each year at our center in Venice or at an ArtPartner site in other areas of Los Angeles. A low student-to-artist ratio assures educational excellence and visual, digital, and media literacy: all key to future success.

Our programs…

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Added by Erica Rodriguez on August 5, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments

CCUSD Names Dr. Shannon Garcia New Principal at El Rincon Elementary School

The Culver City Unified School District Board of Education has announced that it has selected Dr. Shannon Garcia to serve as Principal of El Rncon Elementary School. The Board voted unanimously to approve her Garcia’s hiring at its August 3 meeting.

 

Since 2014, Garcia has been principal of Bobier…

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Added by Geoff Maleman on August 4, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments

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