The Online Community for Culver City – The New Scene
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…Continue
Added by Wayne Flaaten on August 27, 2015 at 6:05pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Holy Cow isn’t part of a chain, but it doesn’t arise out of nowhere either. There is an additional Holy Cow…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 24, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Added by Dia Kalakonas on August 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
As some of you might remember, Marston also painted the luminous fish mural at the corner of Washington Place and McLaughlin Ave last…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 7, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Scupine on August 7, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on August 4, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments
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.
Added by Cur'Nesha Wyatt on August 5, 2015 at 4:49pm — No Comments
Currently, there is a nice big parking lot next to the Culver City Expo Station -- a parking lot that by 8:30 am every weekday is full of the cars of happy commuters. And it remains full each day as people use it park-and-ride to the Staples Center, the Galen Center and other hot downtown…Continue
It has become a very welcome tradition: each Saturday and Sunday in August, the Actors' Gang theater troupe performs a family-friendly adaptation of Shakespeare play in Media Park in Culver City. Last year, it was a My Little Pony version of A Midsummer…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Program Serves More Than 80 Culver City Students
and Their Families Every Week!
Did you know that more than 39% of CCUSD students receive free or reduced price lunches at their schools every day? For many students, this vital resource includes free breakfast. In some circumstances, healthy, reliable meals on the weekends are not a guarantee.
Since 2013, the CCUSD Backpacks for Kids…Continue
Added by Geoff Maleman on July 22, 2015 at 12:15pm — No Comments
This low-key tortas and taco spot is open late every night, which is a relief for Culver City…
Added by Scupine on July 16, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
Ok, this one is kind of crazy in a great way. If you're of a certain age (mine), you may well have fallen in love with a largely unheralded 1991 album by Matthew Sweet. The album is full of classic pop melodies (AllMusic cites "the Beatles, Big Star, Byrds, R.E.M., and Neil Young," and, uh,…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 14, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments
This event draws 7,000 athletes from more than 177 countries, and Griffith is one of 37 California…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 13, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
There is no menu on-line yet, but according to Eater LA, patrons can expect, "[Chef Brian] Dunsmoor’s personal brand of cooking, which…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 9, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
Westfield Culver City's Summertime Cinema series begins this Friday, July 10th, with a screening of The Lego Movie. The movie screenings continues every Friday until August 7th. The movies are free to the public and viewers will enjoy various special goodies at the event. Seating opens at 6 p.m.,…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 8, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments
The 6.6-mile, $1.5 billion extension of the Expo Line from Culver City to Santa Monica reached another milestone on Monday, when for the first time a train ran to the Palms station under its own power.
Said to the Santa Monica Lookout, "This month, the authority began some preliminary…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 29, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Culver City Exchange Club’s 2015 fireworks show is being held at West Los Angeles College (at 9000 Overland Avenue) this July 4.
According to the website: "This year's show will be even longer, with fireworks firing from multiple locations." And great news: "The Firefall is back!" Personally I'm not sure what the Firefall is, but I do…Continue
Added by Scupine on July 3, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments
WestsideToday.com recently profiled Bigfoot West in Culver City, calling out the bar's "fresh squeezed juices, in-house infusions, homemade shrubs, sherbets, jams, purees and seasonal…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 24, 2015 at 3:59pm — No Comments