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…

Entertainment Local News West Edition

Film festival founders host brunch

LOS ANGELES — Ayuko Babu and Danny Glover, co-founders of the Pan African Film Festival, hosted the 27th annual Filmmaker’s Brunch Feb. 8 at the Director’s Guild of America on Sunset Boulevard, honoring this year’s filmmakers.  The filmmakers filled the sunlit, triangular-shaped room, shaking hands, introducing themselves and sharing stories about how and why they Read More…

Culver City Edition Health

Plant-based diet helps heart patient recover his strength

LOS ANGELES — It’s Heart Health Awareness Month, a time to remember that heart conditions can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions.  Steve Peters, a 57-year-old game designer from Culver City, is a perfect example. Last year he began to find it difficult to do the things he Read More…