Middle School, Culver High Are Golden

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State Supt. Tom Torlakson today announced that Culver City Middle School and Culver City High School are among 275 schools being honored under the Gold Ribbon Schools awards program. “These terrific schools are leading the way in embracing our new rigorous academic standards,” Mr. Torlakson said.   “They are showing others how to help students succeed on their way to … Read More

AVPA Concert Time

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This is the week that Culver City High School’s Danger Zone Dance Company presents its spring concert, Across the Universe: Without the Frost, We’re Outta Space.  The four performances will be staged from Thursday to Saturday at the Vets Auditorium—at 7 o’clock all three evenings with a matinee on Saturday at 1.. The Danger Zone Dance Company, which temporarily was … Read More

Caputo Show at West

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The current art exhibit at West Los Angeles College is particulary special to the campus because it  features the work of Mauro Caputo, an award-winning graphic designer and long-ime West art instructor. The show runs until May 4. It is curated by Molly Barnes, art dealer, lecturer and radio personality. Mr. Caputo, who died last year at the age of … Read More

Issa No Longer Stays Isolated

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Mr. Issa in trouble?
Mr. Issa in trouble?

Think of Congressman Darrel Issa, the former car alarm magnate who made a fortune off the Viper system, and you picture the ultimate Republican loyalist: The former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee bedeviled ex-President Obama over everything from his birth certificate to conduct of the Food and Drug Administration. These days, it is Mr. Issa who … Read More

Brown’s Lousy Idea By George Runner

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George Runner
George Runner

Dateline Sacramento — Gov. Brown and legislative Democrats recently announced a deal to create a new car tax and raise the state’s gas tax by 40 percent. If passed, the proposal would cost Californians $52 billion over the course of a decade. If you thought you were safe because you drive an electric vehicle, the transportation package includes a new … Read More

Times Story a Deliberate Fake?

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@The Guss Report — The City of Los Angeles has a history of losing anti-SLAPP (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation) lawsuits when it has illegally tried to silence critics with threats of unjust criminal charges and physical intimidation.   It appears that it may be hit with another anti-SLAPP suit in the coming days for its actions last week. This … Read More

Cop Deals Daily With Heat in the Face

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Mr. Azran
Mr. Azran

Eighth in a series Re “‘Purely by Chance,’ Azran Says of Culver City”   Allen Azran was acting assistant chief of the Police Dept. when he retired during the winter, and he exhaled before answering a question about how a career in law enforcement impacts home life. Seated behind the desk in his second-floor former office, he pushed back in … Read More

‘The Way That I Grew up’

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Steve Rose
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Second in a series   Re “Rose’s Wall of Belief That Never Has Wavered”   “One’s principles last over decades, even a lifetime. You don’t make changes in your principles to accommodate friends or personal agendas.” – Steve Rose Former mayor and City Councilman Steve Rose is proof that a man can grow up staunchly conservative in his liberal hometown … Read More

Groundwater Meeting

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On Wednesday, April 12, City Hall will participate in a public meeting with other communities to discuss the formation of a Groundwater Sustainability Agency  for the Santa Monica Groundwater Basin. The 6 o’clock event will be hosted by Windward School, 11350 Palms Blvd., the intersection of Sawtelle Boulevard. The cities of Santa Monica and Beverly Hills also will participate along … Read More

What Is in a Name

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The Playa Vista and Silicon Beach business boom is creating internet-based opportunities that extend into Westside and South Bay communities. Belkin, Entertainment Arts, Yahoo!, Google, Facebook LA, ICANN, IMAX HDQ, Microsoft, Toms.com, and YouTube Space LA are among dozens of innovative firms that have moved into the properties that once housed the aerospace empire of Howard Hughes. Services that support … Read More