Articles written by Lynne Bronstein

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 By Lynne Bronstein    News    May 21, 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 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...

 
 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...

 

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