November 2012 Blog Posts (26)

Culver City Celebrates Holidays With a Tree Lighting Ceremony

Culver City will celebrate the holidays with a Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, December 06 at 6:00 pm. Presented by the Downtown Business Association and the City of Culver City, the event will feature an appearance by Santa Claus all the way from the North…

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Added by Scupine on November 30, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Operation USA Hosting an Annual Holiday Toy Drive

Help make the holidays brighter for underprivileged children, teens and women throughout the greater Los Angeles area by dropping off new, unwrapped toys by Thursday, December 17 at:

3617 Hayden Avenue, Suite A

Culver City, CA 90232…

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Added by Scupine on November 29, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Grand Opening - The Word is ART Gallery

We welcome you to stop by at our Grand Opening on Sat, Dec. 1, for The Word is ART Gallery at

9349 Venice Blvd., Culver City from 6pm -10pm. Each of our artists’ at the gallery participate in a visionary art community that being a co-op.

The Word is…

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Added by Renee Troy on November 29, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Culver City Property Values Back at Peak Levels?

Using a property at 4348 Globe Ave. as an example,…

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Added by Scupine on November 28, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Represent Culver City on a New Baking Show on CBS

CBS is casting a new Baking Competition Series (based on "The Great British Bake Off") and is looking for the best amateur bakers in Culver City! If you think you have what it takes, bring your best baked good to the open call on Saturday, December 1, between 11 am and…

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Added by Scupine on November 27, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

It's holiday time in Culver City and Los Angeles



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There are a lot of events to make you feel warm (or coldd if you like) during the holidays in Culver City. If you know of a holiday event that didn't make the list, please add it!…
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Added by Culver City Times on November 26, 2012 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 042

Every other Friday, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this soccer game is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two weeks, on Thursday. Then…

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Added by Scupine on November 23, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? 41 Solution: Masonic Temple

Every other Friday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Two weeks ago I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this gateway is?…

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Added by Scupine on November 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Westfield Culver City Mall Will Open at Midnight on Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Get a head start on holiday shopping this year by heading down to the Westfield Culver City mall at 12:01am on Black Friday, Nov. 25. Westfield promises that the extended hours will be fun-filled with activities, entertainment & sweepstakes…

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Added by Scupine on November 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink in Culver City is Open

I previously reported that Parcel B in downtown Culver City will be transformed into a 250-person ice skating rink between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, and now it's here. 

Admission is $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12. Skate rental is an additional $4. 

Here are the…

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Added by Scupine on November 20, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

'Public School' Restaurant Coming to Former Site of Fraiche in Culver City on December 6

On December 6 a new restaurant called Public School 310 -- a beer bar and gastropub owned by Grill Concepts, owner/operators of the Daily Grill -- will open in the restaurant space formerly occupied by Fraiche on Washington Blvd in downtown Culver City. The new restaurant is said to have been…

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Added by Scupine on November 19, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Bucato Italian Restaurant To Open in Helms Complex in Culver City

Evan Funke -- the former chef of Rustic Canyon, the mediterranean restaurant and wine bar in Santa Monica -- will open a restaurant named Bucato within the Helm Bakery complex in mid-December. The new restaurant will occupy the space once held by the Asian fusion restaurant Beacon (and, long before that, Beacon…

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Added by Scupine on November 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Armory in Culver CIty Is the New Home for the Wende Museum

On Monday, November 12, the Culver CIty Council unanimously approved a 75-year lease agreement with the Wende Museum for the old Armory property in Culver City's Veteran's Park (10808 Culver Boulevard). The museum will pay $1 per year to lease the building and will pay for the renovations required to turn the…

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Added by Scupine on November 15, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Free Concert

The Culver City Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 50th Year with a free concert this Friday, November 16, at Veterans Memorial Auditorium.  The concert begins at 8:00 pm, but there is also a pre-concert talk with the Culver City Symphony's Music Director and Conductor, Frank Fetta, at 7:15, for Symphony Society members only.

The concert will include:

Peter Maxwell Davies: Ojai Festival Overture…

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Added by Scupine on November 14, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Ancient Sign Revealed in Culver City

The great old sign for Gran Prix Auto Stereo was re-revealed late last week at the corner of Washington Blvd. and Girard in Culver CIty. This location had sold custom furniture for about as long as I can remember, but the furniture store closed last month and when they tore down the furniture sign,…

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Added by Scupine on November 13, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Do You Hate Electronic Billboards?

Some people don't like electronic bilboards -- in fact, they are not permitted in Culver City. Last week, the Los Angeles Times reported that the 2nd District Court of Appeal may be leaning toward invalidating permits for 100 signs approved by the Los Angeles City Council in 2006 (including some that…

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Added by Scupine on November 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 041

Every other Friday, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, the question is: Do you know where in Culver City this gateway is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post! I'll reveal the answer in two weeks, on Thursday. Then the…

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Added by Scupine on November 9, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? 40 Solution: Dreamworld Comics

Every other Friday, I post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.' Two weeks ago I asked: Do you know where in Culver City this life-sized doll is?

Culver CIty Times members Kevin Lachoff and Chris Grossman both correctly identified the uber-sexy…

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Added by Scupine on November 7, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Culver City's Measure Y Passes: 1/2-cent Sales Tax Hike Will Support City Services

Culver City's Measure Y has passed -- with more than 76 percent of the votes. The city will levy a 1/2 percent sales tax, with the money supporting police and other emergency services, street and sidewalk maintenance, park and playground staffing and programming, programs for seniors, etc.…

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Added by Scupine on November 7, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where to vote in Culver City?

Attention Culver City voters, the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office has an online tool that tells you your polling place. Just put in your address number and street name and your voting location pops up. Hope to see you there.

Polls are open from 7 am - 8 pm, Tuesday, November 6.

Via…

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Added by Culver City Times on November 6, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

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