Featured Blog Posts – July 2011 Archive (15)

Go: Jeffrey Milstein's "Cuba: On the Streets" at Kopeikin Gallery

Until August 27, you have the chance to see an exhibit of the beautiful photography of Jeffrey Milstein at Kopeikin Gallery at 2755 S. La Cienega in the Art District of Culver City.

Focusing on streetscapes and street life in Havana,…


Added by Scupine on July 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

More Than 100 Help Zeidman Kick Off Re-Election Campaign

Saturday, Culver City Board of Education President Scott Zeidman kicked off his re-election campaign with a party at the home of "Mr. Culver City," Mike Cohen.  More than 100 local residents, including almost two dozen Culver City students, showed up to support Zeidman.


“It’s truly amazing, I’m thrilled beyond belief," said Zeidman. '"Four years ago, when…


Added by Scupine on July 26, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

Laura Chardiet Kicks Off Her Campaign for School Board

Laura Chardiet formally inaugurated her campaign for the Culver City School Board on Sunday at the home of City Councilman Scott Malsin and his wife, Anne. A teacher for 10 years and parent, Chardiet said she wants a seat on the board in this time of shrinking school budgets "because I'm fiesty and I'm creative. I see paths that other people might not see."



Added by Scupine on July 24, 2011 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Eat Real Festival: A Smashing Success

An estimated 23,000 citizens of Culver City and surrounding environs, dropped by the Helms Bakery District on Saturday and Sunday for the Eat Real Festival.



Added by Scupine on July 19, 2011 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Culver City Council "Opts In" to Save the City's Redevelopment Agency

At last night’s city council meeting, Culver City’s councilmen unanimously voted to “opt in” to the state’s “voluntary” payment plan to save the city’s Redevelopment Agency from dissolution.

On June 29, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed ABX1 26 and ABX1 27—two pieces of legislation with a profound impact on Culver City’s Redevelopment Agency. ABX1 26…


Added by Scupine on July 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Terrific Review of MoKo, downtown Culver City's new Korean Restaurant



Maya Meinert at the great blog ShopEatSleep.com recently posted a tremendously thorough and colorful review of MoKo, the new Korean restaurant in downtown Culver City.

Her review is written with great care, and she really brings the meal to life with vivid photography:…


Added by Scupine on July 11, 2011 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Two Kind-of-amazing (But Very Different) Behind-the-scenes Looks at Westfield Culver City

Westfield Culver City recently completed infrastructure upgrades to increase energy efficiency. This video gives a peak at the chilled water system that incorporates ice storage to shift energy consumption from high-cost peak hours!

You'll discover that the video is rather official, but it makes an interesting pair with another one recently posted on…


Added by Scupine on July 9, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Culver City Expo Line Station Delayed? Vice Mayor Malsin Explains

According to LA.StreetsBlog.org and LA.Curbed.com, the Expo Construction Authority…


Added by Scupine on July 8, 2011 at 7:37pm — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 008

Each friday at 6:00 pm, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, it's this swirl of cloth and metal. This one may be tricky. It's not exactly on a main street, but I think if you have seen it, you'd remember it. Do you know where it is?

If you recognize it, enter your response in the…


Added by Scupine on July 8, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

William & Kate's Visit to Los Angeles: An Alternate Itinerary

Prince William and his wife, Catherine, will be visiting Los Angeles from July 8 to July 10. Their itinerary is packed with official…


Added by Scupine on July 8, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

Check Out the Mellow Latin Sounds of Incendio and Los Pinguos in Culver City Tonight

Every Thursday evening this summer at 7 p.m., the Culver City Redevelopment Agency is hosting a free concert in the courtyard of Culver City City Hall at 9770 Culver Blvd.
Tonight is "latin guitar world fusion group" Incendio. The band lists their influences as "Weather Report, Jimi Hendrix, XTC, Paco de Lucia, Buddha Bar and Joni Mitchell." Of couse! The…

Added by Scupine on July 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Latest Mural in Culver City is by Artist Andrew Hem

As previously reported, there is a new mural at the BrandedArt building, one block west of National & Washington in Culver City. Completed on Sunday, July 3rd,…


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

An Estimated 20,000 People Enjoy Culver City Fireworks

According to some sources, more than 6,000 people Per Culver City Vice Mayor Scott Malsin, an estimated 20,000 showed up to Culver City High…

Added by Scupine on July 5, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

A Stunning Look at "Mud Lake Culver City" in the 1950s


Appropriate for the 4th of July: Fun in the sun at 'Mud Lake in Culver City', circa 1957.


Uploader 'cgds' explains: "Water skiing at Mud Lake. This is in the same area where the Marina is today. Taken maybe around 1957, the first skier to come to shore is my brother, Dean, and the close up shot is of Mike Sanders. Dick Ireland's family has…


Added by Scupine on July 4, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Where Am I in Culver City? Game 007

Each friday at 6:00 pm, I'll post a picture of something in Culver City that is 'hiding in plain sight.'

This time, it's these little birds. They're small but lovely. Do you know where they are?

If you recognize them, enter your response in the comments!

I'll reveal the answer next Friday.


Last week, we asked you to try to spot…


Added by Scupine on July 1, 2011 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

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