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 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...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 16, 2015

Water Conservation To Continue

With summer heat, people want to use water more often yet the drought in California necessitates water conservation. With this situation in mind, the City Council on July 13 adopted a resolution...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 25, 2015

The Battle Rages On

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A standing-room-only congregation of community members gathered in a meeting room at Veteran's Auditorium on June 14 to discuss "mansionization" in Culver City...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 25, 2015

A Victory For Culver's Kids

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Community members who wanted to see improvements to the playground at Sid Kronenthal Park got their wish at the June 22 City Council meeting. The council approved...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 11, 2015

A Vote For Mansionization

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Despite the growing rallying cry around Los Angeles against "mansionization"-the building of larger single-family homes in residential neighborhoods-the City Counc...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 11, 2015

WRONG PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT?

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Neighborhood discontent about the playground facilities at Syd Kronenthal Park led to a meeting on June 2 for area residents to discuss the matter with members of...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 4, 2015

NOT HERE-McMansions

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Residents of Culver City are becoming part of a growing movement against what is called "Mansionization" of neighborhoods-the building of residences that are too...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 28, 2015

Council Splits on Indiecade

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City will again be sponsoring the 2015 IndieCade videogame festival in downtown Culver City this October. But the City Council/Successor Agency’s vote to...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 21, 2015

Playground Issue Catches Council by Surprise

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter What might have been a routine procedure of passing Consent Calendar items one by one turned into a major discussion at May 11's City Council meeting thanks to an...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 14, 2015

City Dumps Billboards

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Twenty-five speakers had signed up at the May 11 City Council meeting to protest a component of the proposed plan for a Hospitality and Entertainment District in...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 14, 2015

Council Likes Poet Laureate Idea But Not Yet

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council has agreed that a Poet Laureate is a good idea for Culver City. But the hope that a poet would be chosen immediately was squelched as the council...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 30, 2015

It's O'Leary & Weissman One More Time

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Every April, Culver City's city council performs the spring rite of choosing a new Mayor and Vice Mayor. Since there are only five members of the City Council the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 30, 2015

La Mayor de la Bicyclette

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Although there were heavy clouds in the sky, the Culver City Mayor's Luncheon on April 22 offered indoor sunshine as city employees, business representatives, and...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 16, 2015

Council Rejects Voting By Mail

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter On Monday night the City Council considered changing Culver City's elections to a mail-only voting system. However, the voting-by-mail idea was strongly voted...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 16, 2015

Controlling Environment Hazards

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter In what may be a major step in the direction of controlling environmental hazards from the Inglewood Oil Field, Culver City has approved the appointment of the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 9, 2015

Controversy In Fox Hills

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Fox Hills may be up for a massive "revitalization" via a plan created by developers that would turn the area into a "hospitality and entertainment district." But...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 26, 2015

Housing Crisis Averted?

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Last September, the City Council discussed a projected funding shortfall for the housing programs provided by the City and Housing Authority. At the Council's Marc...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 26, 2015

Debate on ISIL Ignites Feelings Among Culver City Residents

In the tradition of town hall meetings, Congresswoman Karen Bass, whose district includes Culver City, held a town meeting on March 12 to present arguments involving authorization of the use of...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 19, 2015

It's A Waiting Game At Culver DMV

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City's Department of Motor Vehicles is having a problem that many DMVs around Southern California are also having-exceptionally long lines and slow...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 12, 2015

Spelling Winner Honored by Council

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Cooper Komatsu was honored by the Culver City Council on Monday, March 9 for winning first place in the Los Angeles County Regional Spelling Bee toward the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    March 5, 2015

Freedom to Marry

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter In an action that proves the times are indeed changing, the Culver City Council approved support of an amicus (friend of the court) brief from Mayors for the...

 

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