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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 26, 2016

Crowds Celebrate Metro Extension To The Beach

At 9:45 a.m. on May 20 a gray and yellow light rail train came into Downtown Santa Monica Station at 5th and Colorado. Media people snapped pictures and took videos, an audience cheered, and a number...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 19, 2016 

Expo Line Finally Comes To The Beach

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The long awaited connection between downtown Los Angeles and the beach will finally be a reality on May 20 when the Metro Expo Line's Phase Two opens, connecting t...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 19, 2016 

Local Artists Decorate New Expo Stations

The new stations on Phase 2 of the Metro Expo Line feature, as do all the Expo Line stations, original, site-specific art murals by local artists. Artists were commissioned to create the art works...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 4, 2016

CULVER CITY COUNCIL ELECTION APRIL 12

Culver City residents have long been familiar with Goran Eriksson, who frequently speaks at City Council and other civic meetings and chaired the Culver City Chamber of Commerce in 2012. Eriksson has...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 31, 2015

Culver City Year In Review

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter January: The City Council approved a budget not to exceed $39,662 for producing the summer concert series and approved Gary Mandell as the producer of the series....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 24, 2015

Council Takes First Step To Restrict "McMansion"

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The last City Council meeting of the year, on December 14, saw a compromise on the controversial issue of oversized homes (a.k.a. "McMansions") in Culver City....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 10, 2015

School Board Welcomes New Members

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Anne Allaire Burke and Kelly Kent, the two newly-elected members of the Culver City Board of Education, were sworn in at the Board's December 8 meeting, which...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 3, 2015

Latest Mansionization News: Suggestions Are Rejected

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The issue of "mansionization," a term not preferred by some of the activists speaking out against the trend, has been in local news for months, as many cities are...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 26, 2015

Karen Bass Meets The Public On Culver Issues

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Congresswoman Karen Bass (D. 37th District) believes in listening to her constituents. To that purpose, she holds periodic public forums such as the one held...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 12, 2015

Oil Fields, Airport Noise Bother Residents

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City residents continue to appear at City Council meetings in groups to voice their discontent with two environmental issues that won't go away: the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 29, 2015

Culver City Locals Want Quieter Skies

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter October 24 was “No Fly Day” in several American cities, including Culver City, as citizens protested airplane routes that cause noise and air pollution in...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 29, 2015

SYD KRONENTHAL DIES AT 92

It's no surprise that Culver City possesses a park named after Syd Kronenthal. His name has come to be synonymous with parks as he worked for the Parks and Recreation Department of Culver City for 52...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 22, 2015

Students Raise Interesting Issues At Candidates Forum

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The second Culver City School Board's candidates' forum on October 14 had quite a different tone from the first one. It seemed a lot simpler to understand and...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 22, 2015

Students Raise Interesting Issues At Candidates Forum

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The second Culver City School Board's candidates' forum on October 14 had quite a different tone from the first one. It seemed a lot simpler to understand and...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 15, 2015

Culver City Braces For El Nino

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The city has heard from experts about the drought affecting the Southland and now, with winter coming, the imminent rainfall is on people’s minds. With weather e...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 8, 2015

School Board Candidates Vie In New Format

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The League of Women Voters tried "an experiment" in format at their October 1 Candidates Forum for Culver City's School Board. The result: a rapid-paced forum...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 1, 2015

Council Appoints Dr. Hoult Poet Laureate

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Dr. Janet Hoult is Culver City's Poet Laureate-for now. The appointment was made at the September 28 City Council meeting and fulfilled a wish by many people to...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 1, 2015

The Mansionization Debate Rages On

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The problem of extra-large houses being built on lots too small for them and too small in relation to other structures in the neighborhood-what has been dubbed...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    September 24, 2015

Council Votes To Revamp Campaign Finance Ordinance

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter With another City Council election still months away, the council on Monday, September 15 voted to amend the Culver City Municipal Code pertaining to campaign...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    September 6, 2015

Aircraft Noise Over Culver Is Increasing

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter More than 30 Culver City residents attended a city-organized meeting at City Hall on August 27 to discuss aircraft noise from overflights and learn about the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 27, 2015

Council Appoints Board Members

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter With a light late summer agenda, the City Council’s August 24 meeting took care of some less noticed but still essential matters by filling appointments to two...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 20, 2015

Something New At Fiesta: A Multimedia Exhibit

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Visitors to this year’s Fiesta La Ballona will have the enjoyment of experiencing Culver City through a special exhibit, courtesy of KCET. The city and KCET,...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 13, 2015

Culver Exceeds Goal Of Water Conservation

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter How is Culver City doing with water conservation? Not too bad, as it turns out-but citizens should keep doing what they can to conserve. Scott Houston, director...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 30, 2015

At Last: A Movie About Culver City

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A new movie made its debut at the July 27 Culver City Council meeting. While it may not run at multiplexes around Southern California it might be playing soon at...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 30, 2015

CicLAvia Returns Here This Weekend

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Get ready with your bikes-or your feet-CicLAvia is coming back to the Westside this weekend. "CicLAvia – Culver City Meets Venice Presented by Metro," will take...

 

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