Featured Blog Posts – October 2015 Archive (11)

What is Culver City, Alex?

On October 8th, (Season 2015, Episode 171), Culver City Transportation was honored to be the “answer” to a jeopardy “double Jeopardy” clue. 

The question was: "What is compressed natural gas."

Added by Scupine on October 30, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City Community and Rachlin Partners Join Forces at Annual Sip Fundraiser

Culver City Community and Rachlin Partners Join Forces at Annual Sip Fundraiser

On Saturday, October 17th, community leaders, public education advocates and the local architecture and design community came together for a festive and joyous evening benefiting the 7th annual Sip for Our Schools fundraiser. The proceeds from the event support and enhance quality education…


Added by Christine Anderson on October 27, 2015 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Amateur Marathon Swimmer Paces Success

She hadn’t practiced with a team since grade school. Then in her 30s, one woman found joy in open water racing.


While Stephanie Hopson was swimming laps at the Santa Monica Swim Center, she used to watch the adult Masters swim team a few lanes over. At first, their skill in the water intimidated her.


“I had the idea that I wasn’t fast enough, but then I realized that it was open to all levels, so I decided to give it a try,” she said.




Added by Elizabeth Artley on October 22, 2015 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Gallery Pick of the Week:The Translucent Depth of Alexi Worth's Paintings at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City

Brooklyn-based artist Alexi Worth's new show at Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City, "New Paintings," opens this Saturday, October 24, and the opening reception with the artist runs from 6 to 8 pm. The opening is, as always, free and open to the public.

Luis De Jesus Los Angeles is located at 2685 S. La Cienega Blvd.…


Added by Scupine on October 20, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Autoimmune Walk at Culver City Park on Nov. 8th at 1:00 PM

Our grass roots effort to launch the inaugural LA Autoimmune Walk has raised 25K so far with no media help. Please join us on November 8th in Culver City Park as we raise funds and awareness for Autoimmune Diseases such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Type 1 Diabetes, Juvenile Arthritis, Lupus, Cardiomyopathy, Relapsing Polychondritis, Dermatomyositis, MS, Polymyositis, Crohn's, IBS, Raynaud's, Sjorgren's and many more that are rare and life threatening.

The rise of autoimmunity is rapid…


Added by Barbara Ramm on October 13, 2015 at 12:12pm — No Comments

Turn Culver City Ice Rink into a Home improvement Retail Outlet? CC Planning Commission Seeks Your Input this Wednesday

This Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00, the Culver City Planning Commission is holding a public hearing at Culver City Hall (9770 Culver Blvd.) to receive public input on the proposal to change the the former Culver Ice Arena Skating Rink into two retail tenant spaces: 1) 17,225 square feet space for Harbor Freight, a tool/home improvement retail outlet; and 2) 11,610 square…


Added by Scupine on October 9, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Culver City School Board Election is November 3: Who Are You Voting For?

The Culver City School Board Election is November 3, and the electioneering is heating up. This week I received three endorsement letters, including one from Culver City School Board Vice President (and actual rocket scientist) Steve Levin. 

As Levin points out, there are three candidates -- Scott McVarish, Anne Burke and Kelly Kent -- running for two open seats. My…


Added by Scupine on October 8, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

LA Times Calls James Hayward's show at Roberts & Tilton Gallery in Culver City "Ravishing"

The Los Angeles Times' Christopher Knight turned his attention this week to the new show by James Hayward at Culver City's Roberts & Tilton gallery, saying:

The paintings continue the artist's established practice of slathering thick, wide brushstrokes of single-color oil paint, usually homemade, onto flat panels covered with canvas...The brush…


Added by Scupine on October 7, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

New Mural in Culver City

I'm not a 100 percent sure this mural -- on one of the new buildings across the street from the Culver City Metro Station -- is complete, but ... what do you think?

I think maybe my favorite view of it is the ripply one reflected in the windows across the street.…


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

The Big Bluegrass Bash

Two great all-acoustic bands with strong roots on the Westside will team up on October 29th to create the Big Bluegrass Bash, a celebration of Bluegrass, Americana and Roots music. Burning Heart Bluegrass and Sugar in the…


Added by Jeffrey Fleck on October 1, 2015 at 1:10pm — No Comments

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