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Video of Japanese Tsunami Surging Up Ballona Creek

I just came across this video, taken on Friday March 11, 2011 at around 4:30 p.m.

Added by Scupine on September 1, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Ballona Creek Renaissance Environmental Group Honors Four Culver City High School Students

Ballona Creek Renaissance recently presented Awards of Excellence to Emma Kurihara, Priya Patel, Yvonne Ball, and Zacky Ezedin -- three Culver City High School students. The four students were honored for their longtime volunteer contributions to Ballona Creek Renaissance’s work on behalf of…

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Added by Scupine on July 9, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Help Clean Up Ballona Creek this Saturday

Join Ballona Creek Renaissance in their regular efforts to keep Ballona Creek clean this Saturday, June 21, from 9 to noon. Meet at the Centinela Avenue entrance to the Ballona Creek Bike Path, at Milton Street. It's a great way to celebrate the start of summer!

Gloves, trash bags, water and some tools will be provided, but sunscreen, close-toed shoes, buckets, and grabbers, if you have them are suggested as…

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Added by Scupine on June 20, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Join Ballona Creek Clean Up this Saturday

Help clean up Ballona Creek with Ballona Creek Renaissance this Saturday from 9 to noon. Meet at the Centinela Avenue entrance to the Ballona Creek Bike Path, just west of Culver City.

Gloves, trash bags, water and some tools will be provided,…

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Added by Scupine on November 3, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Will Celebrate Fiesta La Ballona on August 24, 25 and 26 This Year

Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City's "Party in the Park" is scheduled for August 24, 25 & 26 this year, in Veteran's Park, as usual. With carnival rides, live music, games, a food court, a petting zoo and pony rides, and a beer and wine garden for the adults, there'll be good times for all. Mark those…

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

How to Participate in Coastal Clean-up Day at the Ballona Creek Bike Path

The Ballona Creek Cleanup is the City of Culver City's contribution to Coastal Cleanup Day -- this Saturday, September 17, from 9:00 a.m. till noon. To participate, just show up at one of these locations, where there are gates affording access to Ballona Creek:…

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Added by Scupine on September 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Free Culver City to Ballona Bird-Watching Bicycle Tour this Saturday

The Ballona Land Trust is hosting a free bird-watching tour of the Ballona Creek and Ballona Wetlands area this Saturday. The group will meet at the Duquesne Avenue bridge at 10 am and bike at a leisurely pace to the Playa del Rey jetties, stopping to point out the many bird species in the area.…

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Added by Scupine on March 4, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Impact Report for Annenberg Foundation's Ballona Creek Wetlands Project Delayed

It was previously estimated that the state would complete its Environmental Impact Report for the restoration of Ballona Wetlands (including the visitors center proposed by the Annenberg Foundation) by this fall. Now, the latest estimate is that the report will not be completed until the spring…

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Added by Scupine on November 15, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Emergency Ballona Creek Clean-up, Saturday, March 29

The recent rain has brought in lots of trash that must be picked up before it floats down to the ocean. Join  Ballona Creek Renaissance on Saturday, March 29, from 9 to noon for a last minute creek clean up. Meet at the…

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Added by Scupine on March 18, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Ballona Wetlands Land Trust Files Suit Against the California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Ballona Wetlands Land Trust has filed suit against the California Department of Fish and Wildlife to resolve a months-long dispute over access to public records.  The suit is related to the Annenberg Foundation's proposal to construct a large facility in "Area C" of the Ballona…

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Added by Scupine on September 16, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Portion of Ballona Creek Bike Path in Culver City Closed Through the End of July

The Ballona Creek Bike Path in Culver City will be closed between Overland Avenue and the pedestrian bridge through the end of July to accomodate the second phase of the Ballona Creek Rain Garden Project. This phase will include the installation of two new rain gardens that will use the…

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Added by Scupine on May 31, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Annenberg Foundation Unexpectedly Retracts Its Controversial Proposal for Ballona Wetlands

Area C, a 64-acre portion of the Uplands area of Ballona Creek Wetlands, is a pretty but troubled piece of open, Culver City-adjacent land owned by State of California. The Annenberg Foundation had put a $50-million proposal on the table that offered to make extensive improvements to the land but also included a controversial interpretive center and domestic animal adoption component – a move that put them at odds with some local environmental groups. Now the Annenberg…

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

Tour de Taste Offers a Bike Tour of Some of Culver City's Finest Restaurants

Join the Los Angeles County Bike Coalition as they explore Ballona Creek, Culver City, and beyond on two wheels and with thejr taste buds.

Riders will take off from Media Park (at the corner of Culver Boulevard & Venice Boulevard)…

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Added by Scupine on February 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Man Attacked on Ballona Creek Bike Path in Culver City

On July 19 at 6 pm, Bill Fournell was riding his bike on the Ballona Creek Bike Path between Duquesne Avenue and Higuera Street when he was assaulted by three males in their late teens. One of them slung his bicycle under Fournell's tire as he was riding by, and Fournell went over the…

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Added by Scupine on August 5, 2013 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

New Restaurant - Rocco's Tavern - Coming to Main Street Culver City

The former site of the La Ballona and Tokyo 77 restaurants -- 3843 Main Street -- will soon be home to a new restaurant and bar, Rocco's Tavern. There's another Rocco's Tavern in Studio City -- a good place to watch a game according to…

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Added by Scupine on May 24, 2011 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

$50 Million "Interpretive Center" to be Built in Ballona Wetlands

Say goodbye to the beautiful open land you see above, Area C of the Ballona Wetlands.

The Annenberg Foundation plans to build a visitors center that will include an auditorium, classrooms, a public lobby, exhibits about the wetlands, retail space, a snack bar, facilities for an animal adoption…

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Added by Scupine on March 4, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Ballona Creek Wetlands, PART ONE: A Century of Sabotage

Area C, a 64-acre portion of the Uplands area of Ballona Creek Wetlands, is a pretty piece of open, Culver CIty-adjacent land owned by State of California – and a battleground between the esteemed Annenberg Foundation and local environmental groups. The foundation has put a $50 million…

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Added by Scupine on July 31, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seeks Community Input for Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project

A public scoping  meeting to receive input on the scope of the DEIS/EIR will be conducted  on August 16, 2012, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Fiji Gateway entrance to  the Ballona Wetlands (13720 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292, across  from Fisherman's Village and Los Angeles County Department of Beaches  and…

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

Come Say Hello To Me at Fiesta La Ballona

As I reported on Monday, I'll be working at the Exchange Club's Tri-Tip booth at the Fiesta La Ballona this Sunday from noon to 2:00 (alongside Vice…

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Added by Scupine on August 27, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Ballona Creek Wetlands, PART TWO: A Prescription

Area C, a 64-acre portion of the Uplands area of Ballona Creek Wetlands, is a pretty piece of open, Culver CIty-adjacent land owned by State of California – and a battleground between the esteemed Annenberg Foundation and local environmental groups. The foundation has put a $50 million proposal on the…

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Added by Scupine on August 14, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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