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West Basin receives half-a-million dollars for saving energy, water Mon, Sep 15 2014 09:44 AM

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) was awarded $538,530 by Southern California Edison for implementing energy-efficient improvements during its most recent expansion of the Edward C. Little Water Recycling Facility. With its latest expa [..]

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Remembering a special person to the city Sat, Sep 13 2014 03:59 PM

From an interview Jan. 8, 1991
After Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) H. Dale Jones announced his retirement, I had the privilege of interviewing him on Jan. 8, 1991.
Dale told me he came to work for Culver City in December 1960, as an Admini [..]

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Politics
Legislature bans single-use plastic bags: SB 270 heads to the Governor Sun, Sep 07 2014 11:07 AM

Senate Bill 270 has passed both houses of the California State Legislature, with a final Senate vote of 22-15.
“In crafting this compromise, it was imperative to me that we achieve the goals of doing away with single-use plastic bags, help c [..]

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Plastic bag ban bill goes before state Assembly Sat, Aug 23 2014 02:49 PM

The third time could be the charm.
That is what advocates of a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags are hoping as the state Assembly prepares for an important vote that could come within the next few days on Senate Bill 270, which would elimin [..]

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Sports
Offense is the key to Dodgers winning the west Fri, Sep 12 2014 10:20 AM

If the Dodgers expect to win the National League Western Conference they will have to hit the ball. Their pitching has been outstanding all season but they need to be productive at the plate.
Their four-game winning streak was snapped last Tuesday [..]

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Bruins, Trojans hit the road in search of victory No. 3 Fri, Sep 12 2014 10:16 AM

Once again the UCLA and USC are coming off of two different types of victories last weekend. The Bruins barely beat Memphis 42-35 at the Rose Bowl and USC edged a top ranked Stanford team 13-10 in Palo Alto. On Saturday both teams will be on the road [..]

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Schools
Reflection time is time well spent Sat, Sep 13 2014 03:30 PM

 



“Only those who know inter- nal peace can give it to others.” – Lao Tzu 



We all have so much going on at the same time that it can be overwhelming. Just yesterday, when I was done for the da [..]

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Dr. Steven Levin to speak in front of neighboring city’s amateur astronomy club Fri, Sep 12 2014 10:07 AM

Culver City Unified School District Boardmember Dr. Steven Levin, an astrophysicist with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, will be speaking to the Santa Monica Amateur Astronomy Club at t [..]

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Business
Reverse Mortgage is a good option when retiring Sat, Sep 13 2014 05:03 PM

Dear Michael: Can you let me know what are the advantages and/or drawbacks with regards to a reverse mortgage?  I am getting a lot of mail and phone solicitations about this type of mortgage (maybe because I am turning 65) and wanted to see if t [..]

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Strong dollar helps lower gasoline prices Sat, Sep 13 2014 04:09 PM

Most people have probably noticed that gasoline prices have recently been coming down. In recent years the $4 per gallon price point has been where gasoline prices have tended to average. When prices are above that point they appear relatively expens [..]

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Crime
Tips to protect home against burglary Sun, Aug 17 2014 03:41 PM

During the last few months, the city has experienced a significant rise in residential burglaries. Most of these burglaries are being committed by groups of teenagers or young adults during the hours of 1 and 3 p.m. This crime trend is not isolated t [..]

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Community enjoys National Night Out Mon, Aug 11 2014 07:54 AM


The Culver City Police Department, Fire Department, city leaders and community members took a stance against crime during the second annual Culver City National Night Out at Lindberg Park.
It is estimated that 700-1,000 residents made it out f [..]

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Pets
Pets of the week Mon, Sep 15 2014 09:29 AM

Champ (14-04178) is a 2-year-old male Terrier Mix available at the South Bay Adoption Center located at 12910 Yukon Ave. in Hawthorne. More information at (310) 676-1149.
CHAMP: Let me be the champion of your heart! I am a fun-loving terrier [..]

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Pets for adoption Mon, Sep 15 2014 09:22 AM

Stop by the NKLA Pet Adoption Center to meet any of these wonderful pets and you may just fall in love! Adoption specials daily including fee-waived adoption fees on featured cats and dogs! Located in West LA (open daily Noon-8 p.m.; 1845 Pontius Ave [..]

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