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Coastal fundraiser event set for Sept. 22 at Santa Monica Pier Thu, Sep 15 2016 10:13 PM

The Bay Foundation (TBF) will host its second Coastal Connections fundraiser at a customized venue in Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pie from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 22.
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Lugo Cerra pens historical Culver book; signing at Westfield Mall Thu, Sep 15 2016 10:10 PM

To commemorate Culver City’s Centennial, long-time resident and historian, Julie Lugo Cerra, has compiled one hundred years of the town’s history in a full-color, 216 page book which will be available to the public Tuesday, Sept. 20.
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Politics
Social media alert: Rep. Bass challenges Trump’s mental competence Thu, Aug 11 2016 10:46 AM

While Rep. Karen Bass (D- Culver City) and others might think that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump should be required to take a mental fitness test, the American Psychiatry Assn. is prohibiting its members from going that far.
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Two ballot initiatives make November cut Thu, Jul 14 2016 05:35 AM

For voters who take politics seriously, this November portends to be a busy one.
 In addition to the presidential election, which could be a historic one if the nation elects the first woman as the leader of the free world, there is also the [..]

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Sports
CCHS girls’ volleyball continues progress Thu, Sep 22 2016 10:50 PM

The 2016 Culver City girls’ varsity volleyball team has a new coach.  Tanner Siegal replaced Joe Manzo and the results are the same.  The Centaurs are still very competitive and they are winning games.  They currently have a reco [..]

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Defense to be key against North Torrance Thu, Sep 15 2016 10:22 PM

When you score 85 points in two games its obvious Culver City high school’s football team can score. They lost to West Torrance two weeks ago 34-33 and they beat Torrance 52-14 last week in their home opener. Now the Centaurs need to find out i [..]

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Schools
SMC gears for accreditation in October Thu, Sep 08 2016 04:48 PM

Santa Monica College (SMC) will undergo its institutional review for reaffirmation of accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) culminating with a visit b [..]

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CCUSD Names Elsy Villafranca New Principal at Culver City Middle School Thu, Sep 08 2016 04:08 PM

(Culver City, Calif.) – It is with great pleasure and #CULVERPRIDE that we are announcing Elsy Villafranca as the next Principal of Culver City Middle School.
 
Ms. Villafranca has been an Assistant Principal at Culver City Middle Sc [..]

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Business
Eriksson sees “uncertainty” as one result of Brexit Thu, Jun 30 2016 03:14 PM

Less than a week after Great Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union, there are varying opinions about how deep the globe –shifting echo caused by the vote will resonate within the United States’ principal European ally, [..]

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Shining a national spotlight on neighborhood restaurants Thu, Jan 07 2016 08:36 PM

(NAPS)—If you’re like many Americans, you have a favorite neighborhood restaurant where you can enjoy delicious food and an attentive staff—and now you can give them more than just a good tip. You can help shine the spotlight on you [..]

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Crime
Interest rates may soon increase Thu, May 26 2016 12:30 PM

When the Federal Reserve the (Fed) raised interest rates at the start of last year, there was an expectation that there would be a series of rate increases. However, so far this year, there has not been any further increase in rates.
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Former SM man arrested in child abduction case Thu, Jan 07 2016 09:02 PM

A British national who at one time lived in Santa Monica was arrested in Palm Springs on Dec. 29 after traveling to the desert vacation spot with his 2-year old daughter.
 Jack Perry, 31, was arrested on suspicion of child abduction after lea [..]

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Pets
NKLA Pets of the Week Thu, Sep 15 2016 10:03 PM

The NKLA Pet Adoption Center has adoptable dogs, cats and kittens from featured NKLA Coalition partners, with daily specials! All pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped and vaccinated. All adoptions are same day. Located in West L.A.; open daily [..]

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NKLA Pets of the Week Thu, Sep 08 2016 04:18 PM

Please meet our NKLA pets of the week, Joey and Machop!
JOEY: If Joey was in high school, he would win a lot of superlatives: Best Smile, Class Clown, and All-star Jock to name a few! Joey is known at the center as our resident goofball. Adopt Joe [..]

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