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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 10, 2014 

Movement Begins To Restore Redevelopment Agencies

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Since the dissolution of the state’s redevelopment agencies in January 2012, California cities have been up the proverbial creek when it comes to money for...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 3, 2014

City Council Candidates

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Jeff Cooper After spending the most recent year of his council membership as Mayor, Jeff Cooper considers his first term in office as one of many accomplishments....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 3, 2014

Council Proceeds Cautiously on Fracking Ban

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Every member of the Culver City Council seems to be against hydraulic fracturing and other methods of oil well stimulation. Yet at the council meeting Monday...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 13, 2014

An Imminent Hazard

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Manager and the Fire Department released a status report on March 10 on the conditions at 4545 Sepulveda Boulevard, better known as the Culver...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 13, 2014

Council Learns Plenty in Special Meeting

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Council met twice on Monday, with a special afternoon meeting as well as its regular Monday evening meeting. The afternoon meeting, held for the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 6, 2014

School Board Approves Election for Bonds

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter At their meeting Tuesday night, the Culver City Board of Education unanimously approved an election set for June 3 to pass bonds that would fund renovations and in...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 27, 2014

DROUGHT REPORT

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The lack of rain this winter and a potential water shortage is a concern to Southern Californians, especially since Governor Brown declared a drought emergency a...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 27, 2014

Experts Disagree on Rink Safety

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Is the Culver City Ice Arena safe to reopen and operate? No, according to the city's report on the facility. Yes, according to a letter that was posted last week...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 13, 2014

Council Candidates Exchange Their Views

Four City Council candidates spoke about their positions on a number of issues at a candidates' forum held at the Culver City Senior Center on February 5. The candidates included incumbents Jim...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 6, 2014

Arena Decision Remains On Ice

Observer Reporter The Culver City Ice Arena was again the subject of a drawn-out public comment session and discussion at the Council's meeting Monday night, with an overflow crowd packing the Mike...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 30, 2014

Community Rallies to Save the Culver Ice Rink

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver Ice Arena has a big family of fans. On Monday night they packed the City Council Chamber to standing room capacity as they pleaded with the Council to...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 23, 2014

Culver Blvd. Will Get A Makeover

A section of Culver Boulevard between Sepulveda Boulevard and Elenda Street is going to get a makeover, with bike path improvements, median landscaping, new lighting, bio-swales, and new turn lanes....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 9, 2014

Security Threat at Culver Expo Line Station

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City Expo Line station was closed for almost two hours on Tuesday, due to a security threat involving what police called "a suspicious package" on the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 9, 2014

Culver City Year In Review

January The Culver City Cultural Affairs Commission held a "town hall" meeting on January 8, with speakers from city staff, representatives from local museums and arts organizations, and members of...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 9, 2014

Sorrento Market Celebrates 50 Years

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Go south along Sepulveda Boulevard in Culver City and eventually, where the street turns southwest, you will pass Sorrento Market. The Italian-style deli and...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 19, 2013

State Releases Money For Culver Projects

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City has a long list of projects slated for development, a list that began while the Redevelopment Agency still existed. Since the dissolution of California...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 19, 2013

School Board Welcomes New-Look Members

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Seats were packed in the Mike Balkman Council Chamber at City Hall as three Culver City School Board members were sworn in at the Board's Tuesday night meeting....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 5, 2013

Money Available for Summer Concerts

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council took action this week to begin planning for the 2014 Summer Concert Series, a gesture which may help the popular free concert series toward an...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 5, 2013

Expo Construction To Include Street Closures

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Expo Authority's latest community meeting, held October 30 at Vista Del Mar Center in Palms, offered extensive information about the progress of Phase Two of t...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 28, 2013

THE DAY JFK WAS SHOT

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of a dark moment in American and world history-the assassination of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 21, 2013

Energy Expert Sees Future In Shale Deposits

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Although the Inglewood Oil Field near Culver City continues to be a controversial site because of the issue of hydraulic fracturing used in oil and gas...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 31, 2013

Expo Line Phase Two Reaches Halfway Point

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Drivers and pedestrians crossing Venice Boulevard near National at the Culver City/Los Angeles border are passing under a wooden bridge that spans Venice...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 24, 2013

How Will Common Core Affect Culver?

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) is implementing a Professional Learning Community (PLC) using the Common Core standards--and the School Board is being...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 10, 2013

CCUSD's Future Looks Sustainable

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The Culver City School Board heard from the CCUSD Environmental Sustainability Committee at its meeting Tuesday night. And like the U2 song playing as background...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 3, 2013

Government Shutdown: What It Will Mean

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter October 1, 2013 marked the first day of a federal government shutdown in which more than 800,000 federal workers were forced into unpaid furloughs and many...

 

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