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Polystyrene sales ban takes effect in October Thu, Apr 27 2017 11:17 PM

Culver City leaders took action to enhance their environmentally conscious credentials by making it illegal to sell products made with polystyrene, joining over 100 California cities and counties that have banned plastic-based containers and utensils [..]

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LAUSD grads invited to attend WLAC – free Thu, Apr 27 2017 11:15 PM

Seniors who graduate from Los Angeles Unified School District high schools this spring can attend West Los Angeles College tuition free in 2017-2018 regardless of their income, the community college announced recently.
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Politics
Immigrants will find sanctuary in Culver City Fri, Apr 07 2017 06:27 AM

Culver City dived headlong into one of the most high-profile and partisan issues of the last 20 years on March 27 when city leaders voted to make the “Heart of Screenland” a sanctuary city.
The 3-1 vote came just after 12:30 a.m. and f [..]

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Helping progressive candidates in 2018 Fri, Mar 10 2017 08:39 AM

More than 70 Culver City residents met Sunday night at two different locations to discuss strategies for helping progressive candidates take back the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 as a means to counter the agenda of President Trump.
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Sports
Tournaments get CCHS baseball ready for league play Fri, Apr 07 2017 06:44 AM

Every year around this time the Culver City varsity baseball team under the direction of longtime coach Rick Prieto travels all over Southern California to play in Spring/Easter tournaments. This year the Centaurs even played a game in Reno, Nev. All [..]

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Centaur spring sports move into heart of seasons Sat, Mar 25 2017 01:54 PM

Spring break has arrived and the Culver City sports teams break into action once again this weekend and next week when the baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse and boy and girls track and field showcase their skills. 
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Schools
CCUSD Board appoints replacement for departing Robins at March meeting Fri, Apr 07 2017 06:20 AM

At its March 14 meeting, the Culver City Unified School District Board of Education reviewed 16 applications for provisional appointment and selected Summer McBride to fill the remainder of the term vacated by Sue Robins. The term extends through Nov [..]

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Chu reigns as CCUSD spelling champ; advances in competition Sat, Mar 25 2017 01:38 PM

Elisabeth Chu stood tall and confidently spelled the word T-H-R-O-M-B-O-S-I-S to take home the 12th Annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title on Jan. 30 at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School. The fourth-grader from Farragut Element [..]

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Business
Dollars and Sense: Investment returns average out over time Thu, Oct 27 2016 11:48 AM

Probably one of the hardest things individuals have to grasp is the variability of investment returns.  When someone has a bank account there is a stated interest rate, so there is a comfort factor, in that you know what kind of return you are r [..]

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Dollars and Sense: Factors that influence corp. earnings Thu, Oct 27 2016 11:47 AM

People who have some basic knowledge of the stock market are generally aware that corporate earnings and interest rates are key determinants that influence the stock market. I'll try to focus this column primarily on what impacts earnings.
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Crime
Sen. Allen condemns threats to Jewish Center Thu, Mar 02 2017 11:51 PM

Sen. Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) released the following statement March 1 in response to 31 bomb threats received by Jewish community centers (JCC) and schools on Monday,  Feb. 27) including at the Westside JCC in his district:
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Tips to avoid holiday scams Thu, Dec 15 2016 11:22 PM

Tech support scams are a billion dollar industry. They happen over the phone and online. The goal of the scammer is to take control of your computer remotely, tell you that you have viruses that can be fixed for a fee, then get you to fork over your [..]

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Pets
NKLA Pets of the Week Mon, Apr 17 2017 10:23 PM

Hi, please meet our NKLA Pets of the Week, Dodge and Diva!
 
DIVA: Diva is a 5 year old Tortoiseshell sweetheart! She loves chin rubs and will entertain you with her playful side. She has fun rolling on her back asking for pets. Adopt Diva [..]

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Pet of the Week March 6, 2017 – March 12, 2017 Fri, Mar 10 2017 08:43 AM

Brooklyn
17-02876
5 Years Old
Female
Pitbull
Available at the PetSmart Charities™ Everyday Adoption Center by spcaLA
8852 Washington Blvd
Pico Rivera, CA 90660 
(562) 566-4029 x5
 
I am a sweet little sou [..]

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