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Culver City Doctor's Breakthrough Diagnosis Featured in the New York Times Magazine

Last Sunday's New York Times magazine "Diagnosis" column featured the story of a surprising diagnosis of a troubled young man by Culver City physician Dr. Jory…

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

Parcel B Update: "Limbo"

Here's an update (of sorts) from Culver City Councilman Jim Clarke regarding Parcel B, the 1-acre plot in the heart of downtown Culver City. To get caught up, last September the Culver City Successor Agency transmitted a resolution to the State Department of Finance, recommending the sale…

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

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 075 Solution

Periodically, 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 vine-covered wall is?…

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Added by Scupine on April 17, 2014 at 3:00am — No Comments

Zelda the Cat Found!

Great news! Culver Citizen Jason Neroni reports that Zelda the cat is home safely. Awesome.…

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Added by Scupine on April 15, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Matt Saunders Show Opens at Blum & Poe Gallery This Saturday

Artist Matt Saunders' show Neon in Daylight opens at Blum & Poe Gallery in Culver City this Saturday, April 17. It's the artist's second solo exhibition at the gallery. The show comprises a new video installation as well as some startling and beautiful works utilizing a cameraless…

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Added by Scupine on April 15, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Help Find Zelda the Cat in Culver City

Jason Neroni (@JasonNeroni on Twitter) is looking for Zelda the cat, who's been missing for five days. Amazing-looking creature, last seen at Helms & Washington in Culver…

Added by Scupine on April 14, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 075

Periodically, 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 vine-covered wall is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this…

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Added by Scupine on April 10, 2014 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Hear an Expert on MGM Backlot at Next Culver City Historical Society Meeting Next Wednesday

Stephen Sylvester, co-author of M-G-M Hollywood’s Greatest Backlot, and Academy award winning cinematographer Fred Koenekamp will share the spotlight at the next general meeting of Culver City Historical Society, this Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m in the Veterans Memorial Building’s…

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

The Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission Will Consider Designating the Culver City Ice Arena a "Cultural Resource"

If the continuing viability of the Culver City Ice Arena is of interest to you, mark April 22 on your calendar. On that date, the Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission will be holding a special meeting to discuss designating the rink a "Cultural Resource" and a candidate for…

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Added by Scupine on April 8, 2014 at 5:35pm — No Comments

The Detour Restaurant is Coming to Culver City

The storefront between The Corner Door and ChocoVivo in West Culver City has been closed for a while now, but recently a Public Notice of Application to Sell Alcoholic Beverages has been affixed to the boarded-up exterior, affording us a clue to its future. It will be called "The Detour" and will be a "general eating…

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Added by Scupine on April 7, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Vote to Select Two New Culver City Councilmembers this Tuesday

Please remember to VOTE Tuesday, April 8, to select two members of the City Council. Polls open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM. You can confirm your voting location with your ballot or using THIS website.

Your four choices for…

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Added by Scupine on April 4, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Kurt Solmssen Show Opens at George Billis Gallery in Culver City This Saturday

Artist Kurt Solmssen's first solo exhibition at the George Billis Gallery opens this Saturday, April 5, and runs through May 10. The opening reception - which is, as always, is free, open to the public, and sure to be a lot of fun - is this Saturday, April 5, from 5 pm to 8…

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Added by Scupine on April 2, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

KCET Profiles The Culver Hotel

KCET.org recently offered an in-depth and quite entertaining look at Culver City's own Culver Hotel. Describing the building as having "the…

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Added by Scupine on April 1, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver Hotel Bar in Downtown Culver City Named One of the Best Hotel Bars in Los Angeles

Eater LA recently named the Culver Hotel as the 15th best hotel bar in Los Angeles. The publication described the bar this way: "A convivial place to meet in more pedestrian…

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Added by Scupine on March 31, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Culver City-based Maker Studio Purchased by Disney for $500 million

Walt Disney company announced earlier this week that they will acquire Culver City-based Maker Studio for $500 million. The studio will continue to be located on Jefferson Blvd in Culver City.

Maker Studios first came to the attention of close readers of this site back in February of…

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Added by Scupine on March 27, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 074 Solution

Periodically, 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 tower is?…

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

Media Park in Culver City to Offer Coffee Concession

Culver City staff is working with Los Angeles-based coffee and baked-good purveyor Lamill Coffee to negotiate terms of a lease and resolve design issues related to opening a coffee concession operation in…

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Added by Scupine on March 25, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Former Sunset Park Fire Station in Culver City Will Be Torn Down -- Property will Hold Three Houses

Former Culver City Fire Department Station #3 -- located at 11304 Segrell Way in the Sunset Park neighborhood of Culver City -- is currently in the process of being sold to a developer who will break the property into three single family homes. According to the Culver City's…

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Added by Scupine on March 24, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 074

Periodically, 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 tower is? If you know, enter your response in the comments box of this post.

If your…

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Added by Scupine on March 20, 2014 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Sony to Lay Off 216 Employees in Culver City -- CEO Blames Summer Flop "After Earth"

As part of an effort to find $350 million in savings worldwide, Sony has reported that it will lay off 216 employees at its Culver City headquarters. The layoffs will reportedly include the elimination of Sony's interactive marketing division. Says the Wall Street Journal's…

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Added by Scupine on March 19, 2014 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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