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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 24, 2014 

Hiking Culver City Woman Rescued

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A Culver City woman, who was hiking in Mount San Jacinto State Park on Saturday and met with an injury, was rescued by the collaborative efforts of the California...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 24, 2014 

Blind Passengers Still Ride Free

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter After considering whether to have blind passengers pay a fare equivalent to disabled fare on Culver City busses, the City Council on July 14 decided to retain...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 10, 2014

Expo Parking Gone?

Culver City has announced the anticipated sale of city-owned and Successor Agency-owned real property at the Culver City Expo Line station to Lowe Enterprises. The properties, which bear addresses on...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 3, 2014

City Dips Into Reserves Again

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The hazards involved in examining the finances of Culver City were avoided on June 23 when the City Council, without much ado, approved the 2014-2015 budget....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 26, 2014

CCUSD Creates Online "iAcademy"

Culver City Unified School District (CCUSD) has a new school, known as CCUSD iAcademy, that offers a solution to the educational dilemma that “one size doesn’t fit all.” The CCUSD iAcademy is...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 19, 2014

To Pray or Not to Pray

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Is an invocation by any other name a prayer? Because some people regard an invocation as having a religious connotation, the City Council voted 3-2 on June 9 to...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 5, 2014

School Bonds Pass in a Landslide

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Measure CC, Culver City’s bond measure that would provide funds for improvements to educational facilities, passed by a wide margin in the June 3 election. The...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    June 5, 2014

Tai Babilonia Discusses Ice Arena Future

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Since the Culver City Ice Arena was closed in March, Culver City ice skating enthusiasts have been organizing in the hope of restoring the arena. To this end, the...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 29, 2014

Council Salutes Fire Chief

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council bade farewell again on May 27 to a city servant who had given his best to Culver City-Fire Chief Chris Sellers, who is retiring after four years...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 29, 2014

Residents See Red

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council gave approval on May 12 to a new three-year contract with Redflex Traffic Systems, which operates Culver City's red-light camera program. The...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 22, 2014

Local Poet's Writing Class Honored by Ed Foundation

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter At its 16th annual "Tribute to the Stars" awards banquet on May 3, the Culver City Education Foundation honored volunteers who made a difference for the Culver...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 1, 2014

Meghan Sahli-Wells Sworn in as Culver City's Mayor

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter "Our new mayor is incoming, "But wait, she is outgoing. "Her personality clearly shines through." --Dr. Janet Hoult, from "Outgoing/Incoming" a poem she read to...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 24, 2014

Council Salutes Police Chief Pedersen

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A line of uniformed Culver City police officers stood at the left side of the Mike Balkman Council Chambers; another line filled the back of the auditorium. The...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    April 24, 2014

Documents Reveal Howard Hughes' Role in CIA Sub Retrieval

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The U.S. Department of State has released documents relating to a hitherto unknown story about Howard Hughes' involvement in a secret project to retrieve a sunken...

 
 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...

 

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