Community Culver City Edition Education

La Ballona Elementary School adds mosaic

CULVER CITY — If you’ve driven down Washington Boulevard in the past week, you may have noticed another La Ballona Creek. This one isn’t rushing with rainwater, but rather gushing with broken tiles, mortar and grout. Earlier this school year, La Ballona Elementary School set out to create, well, La Ballona – in mosaic tiles. Read More…

Culver City Edition Education

Tea Hecht wins spelling bee

CULVER CITY — Tea Hecht stood tall and confidently spelled the word distinct to take home the annual Culver City Unified School District Spelling Bee title Feb. 5 at Linwood E. Howe Elementary School.  The fourth-grader from El Marino Language School finished atop 23 other spellers — four students from each of the district’s five elementary schools Read More…

Education Featured West Edition

Students get scholarships, acceptance letters at Black College Expo

LOS ANGELES — Students from Riverside, San Diego and Orange County made their way to the Los Angeles Convention Center Feb. 2 for the 20th annual Black College Expo. More than 15,000 high school students met with representatives from more than 200 colleges and universities including Ivy League schools and historically black colleges and universities Read More…