Articles written by Lynne Bronstein

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 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...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 19, 2015

Measles

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The recent outbreak of measles in Southern California is of concern to parents and school districts. Both legislators and educators are taking action to control...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 5, 2015

Fire At Culver Hospital Forces Evacuation

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Fire broke out at Culver City’s Southern California Hospital on January 29, forcing a partial evacuation of the facility. According to the Culver City Police and...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    February 5, 2015

Vice President Biden Visits West College

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter January 23 was a special day at West Los Angeles College as Vice President Joe Biden visited the campus, praised the dental hygiene department, and talked with...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 29, 2015

Rape Alleged At Culver City High

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A Culver City High School student has filed a lawsuit against the Culver City Unified School District in regard to sexual abuse that she allegedly suffered from...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 15, 2015

Council Approves Summer Concerts

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Once again, the City Council has approved a contract with Boulevard Music to produce the popular summer concert series. The amount to be spent is not to exceed $39...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    January 15, 2015

Culver City Year in Review:2014

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter January The Culver City Expo Line station was closed for almost two hours on January 7 due to a security threat involving what police called "a suspicious...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 25, 2014

Dr. Janet Hoult: Culver's Poet Laureate

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City's City Council meetings aren't exactly the place you'd expect to hear a recital of poetry. But during the public comment time, when Dr, Janet Hoult is...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    December 11, 2014

Council Nixes Considering Rent Control

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The issues of rent control and affordable housing might be seen as six of one and half a dozen of the other. Affordable housing was, however, the preferred issue...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 27, 2014

Council Approves Loan To Successor Agency

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Following the recent delay of transfer of funds to the Culver City Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency per action by the state Department of Finance...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 20, 2014

State, City Disagree On Culver Finances

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver City has some financial issues to work out after being hit with a difficult appeal decision by the California Department of Finance (DOF) on October 31....

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 13, 2014

Council Eyes Airport Noise

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter June Lehrman and Stephen Murray brought up a new concern at the City Council meeting Monday night that of airport noise affecting Culver City. Airport-related...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    November 6, 2014

Arts Center Proposed For Culver City Courthouse

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter A former county courthouse across the street from Veteran’s Memorial Park in Culver City may be converted into a cultural center, if County Supervisor Mark...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 30, 2014

Council Passes Draft Mobile Home Relocation Report

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The City Council took up the issue of mobile home park relocation at its meeting Monday night, with consideration of a draft RIR (Relocation Impact Report) for...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 23, 2014

Farris Resigns From Culver School District

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter In a seemingly sudden move, Dylan Farris has resigned as principal of Culver City High, effective as of October 24. Farris announced last week he had been appointe...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 16, 2014

Council Passes Smoking Ban for Multi-Unit Residences

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Smoking-of any substance that creates smoke-is no longer legal within the walls of multiple unit residences (condos and apartments) in Culver City. The Council on...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 9, 2014

Culver CityBus Plans Changes

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter Culver CityBus has announced that service changes are being considered for lines 1, 7, and 4. The changes would include discontinuing two stops on Line 1 (at...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    October 9, 2014

Council Mulls Housing Fund Shortage

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The critical lack of funds for new low-cost housing surfaced as a topic of discussion at the City Council meeting Monday night but action was delayed as the Counci...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    September 11, 2014

Police, Fire Chiefs Sworn In

“I don’t think we’ve ever had a ‘double whammy’ before,” said Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells, as she took to the “well” in the Mike Balkman City Council Chambers on September 8, to swear in...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 28, 2014

Council Approves Expo Development Implementation Agreement

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter It took all summer but on August 25 the City Council, after what seemed like one postponement after another, finally approved an implementation agreement for...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 28, 2014

Culver City Welcomes New Police, Fire Chiefs

Culver City has a new chief of police, Scott Bixby, and a new fire chief, Dave White. The double appointments of Bixby and White, both of whom had been serving as interim heads of their departments,...

 

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