Featured Blog Posts – March 2015 Archive (9)

Culver City Ice Skating Rink to be Replaced by Harbor Freight Tools?

There is a potential new tenant for the property that today houses the decommissioned Culver City Ice Skating Rink: Harbor Freight Tools. According to correspondence sent by Permit Advisors, a "permit and entitlement consulting and expediting firm" [and forwarded to me by Walter Lamb of the Ballona Wetlands Land Trust: Thanks Walter!], Harbor Freight Tools will soon submit a…


Added by Scupine on March 20, 2015 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

Culver City will Close Ballona Creek Bike Path for Repairs Next Week

The Culver CIty Public Works Department has scheduled the closure of the Ballona Creek Bike Path between Overland Avenue and National Boulevard from Monday, March 23, to Friday, March 27, between 7:00 am and 4:00 pm for maintenance. Maintenance, in this case, means: 

  • Removal of graffiti along the embankment adjacent to the bike path
  • Repair of cracked…

Added by Scupine on March 20, 2015 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Working with Clean Air: El Marino to Address Air Pollution in Southern California

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently recognized Clean Air: El Marino and the Culver City Unified School District for its efforts in educating parents and the community about the impacts traffic pollution impacts students and ways in which the District can mitigate those impacts.


Nearly 800 students from preschool through the fifth grade attend El…


Added by Geoff Maleman on March 18, 2015 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Culver City's Annual Spring Egg Hunt is This Saturday

Bring your kiddies down to Veterans Memorial Park at 9:30 a.m. this Saturday, March 21, for Culver CIty's Annual Spring Egg Hunt. This free event (designed for children up to 10 years old), will offer arts and crafts, games, two bunny photo booths -- and of course the great egg hunt! Please bring you own basket for the hunt. 

Registration for the event -- which…


Added by Scupine on March 18, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Turning Point School Launches “Toddler Program”

Turning Point School recently launched their new Toddler Program, which is designed to educate parents on topics relevant to toddlers aged 12 to 28 months.  Classes will begin on Tuesday, April 15, and run for ten…


Added by Courtney Baker on March 16, 2015 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Los Angeles Magazine Spotlights Culver City's Bar & Garden

"The folks who live in Culver City off Washington Boulevard are really fortunate to be able to count two-year-old wine/liquor/plant store Bar & Garden as their neighborhood liquor locker. Imagine walking down to your corner liquor store and being able to pick up a bottle of pechuga mezcal or a 1988 armagnac. That’s this place!"

That's the opening…


Added by Scupine on March 13, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

Become One of Culver City's "100 Healthy Homes"

Culver City is partnering with The Energy Network to launch the Culver City 100 Healthy Homes Project, which will provide rebates to assist property owners in making energy efficient home upgrades. Learn more about the program by attending a free informational workshop next Wednesday, March 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  at the Veterans Memorial Complex Garden Room,…


Added by Scupine on March 13, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

LA Times Calls New Works at Western Project Gallery in Culver City “Eye-Popping Extravaganzas”

The Los Angeles Times’ David Pagel wrote a full review of the new Thomas Burke’s show at Western Project Gallery, saying “Thomas Burke's new paintings are eye-grabbing extravaganzas that pack more visual wallop into their brightly colored surfaces than has been seen since artists like Richard Anuszkiewicz, Bridget Riley, Julian Stanczak and Victor Vasarely invented Op Art in…


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

Culver City Helps Keep Ballona Creek Clean and Healthy

When I rode my bike down Ballona Creek this weekend, I noticed some nice new signs in the uplands section of the Ballona Wetlands (known as Area C.) Very nice, since the signs brings attention to the fact that this area is already a thing to be valued, not just an empty lot to be filled. In the picture below, you can even see an egret (I do believe) that seems to…


Added by Scupine on March 5, 2015 at 6:30am — No Comments

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