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Ballona art, panel on future visioning at W. Los Angeles Fri, Mar 17 2017 10:48 PM

A Culver City Centennial exhibition about the Ballona Creek is among the featured artworks that are on display at the West Los Angeles Art Gallery.
Sponsored by the nonprofit environmental group Ballona Creek Renaissance, Up the Creek! Ballona Wat [..]

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CCUSD named 4th most deverse district in nation Fri, Mar 17 2017 10:47 PM

Niche, a website that helps parents discover schools and neighborhoods that are right for them, has named Culver City Unified School District the fourth most diverse school district in the nation.
Using a wide array of statistics, Niche’s 20 [..]

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Politics
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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Councilman Small named to League of Calif. Cities HCED Thu, Feb 23 2017 08:43 AM

Councilman Thomas Aujero Small was recently appointed to a one-year term on the League of California Cities’ (League) Housing, Community and Economic Development (HCED) Policy committee. He attended his first Committee meeting on Jan. 19.
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Sports
Baseball, track and field highlight Culver Centaur sports weekend Fri, Mar 17 2017 10:16 PM

The Culver City high school sports weekend starts today (Thursday) when the boys and girls track and field teams battle El Segundo at home inside the Jerry Chabola Stadium at 3 p.m.  The Centaurs are hoping to continue their dominance on the tra [..]

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Rooks and Sterner lead Centaurs on the diamond Fri, Mar 10 2017 08:54 AM

Spring is in the air and that means baseball and softball is leaping into action and although those teams have several outstanding players Mariko Rooks, who plays softball and Max Sterner, who excels on the baseball diamond, are at the top of the lis [..]

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Schools
School Board President Robins resigns to relocate to Maine Thu, Mar 02 2017 03:41 PM

The Culver City Unified School District announced earlier this week that Sue Robins, President of the CCUSD Board of Education, will be resigning her position as she and her family relocate to Portland, Maine later this month.
The Board will be ac [..]

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De Vos comments to ‘no free lunch’; Supt. Arnold responds Thu, Mar 02 2017 03:39 PM

Secretary of Education Betsy De Vos recently found herself in hot water—again— over her comments about historically black colleges being “pioneers when it comes to school choice,” apparently not understanding that these colleg [..]

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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
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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NKLA Pets of the Week Fri, Mar 10 2017 08:30 AM

Hi! Thank you in advance for sharing our NKLA pets of the week, Chyna and Lady, to help give them the best chance at getting adopted!
 
LADY: Lady is a mellow and confidant cat! She is about 10 years old, loves treats, and she adores explo [..]

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