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 By Neil Rubenstein    News    April 20, 2017

Gas Tax Soars In New Jersey

I don’t believe it, but 83-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg can normally bench-press 70 pounds, per her personal trainer. 2016 was a bad year for the people of New Jersey. No longe...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 20, 2017

John Riordan, Culver City's Citizen Of The Year

WHEREAS, from the moment he arrived in Culver City, John Riordan has made instant friends and created long lasting relationships; and, WHEREAS, John Riordan Plumbing, Inc. is celebrating its 50th year...

 
 News    April 13, 2017 

Culver Eagle Scouts Honored

It was a special “Court of Honor” last week for four local scouts from Culver City Troop 108 who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the top rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Achieving the rank requires intense work along with a service project...

 

Gigantic City Pensions Bother This Columnist

The last time any of us were at Culver City city hall we noticed the number of empty desks. Perhaps a better usage of space would be to consolidate city functions on two floors and the school...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 30, 2017

SANCTUARY CITY Culver City Risks Losing Federal Funds By Protecting Illegal Aliens

On Tuesday the City Council of the City of Culver City adopted a Resolution to declare Culver City a sanctuary city for illegal aliens. According to the Resolution, "The City of Culver City is a sanct...

 

Centennial Mayor's Luncheon Coming on April 18

Mayor Jim B. Clark will be speaking at the Centennial Mayor's Luncheon on Tuesday, April 18 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Westside located at 6161 W Centinela Avenue, Culver City. The...

 

Culver's Deficit Exceeds $360 Million?

Has Mayor Jim Clarke mentioned our city of approximately 40,000 is in the red by over $360 million? Perhaps Jeff Cooper, soon to be mayor, will get a loan from his employer, Wells Fargo Bank, to cover...

 

Polystyrene Ban Creates Council Debate

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Mayor Jim Clarke and Councilwoman Meghan Sahli-Wells debated an amendment introduced by Clarke to the ban on plastics and polystyrene. The ban is modeled on the...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    February 16, 2017

Report To The People

City Manager’s Office Interagency Communication Interoperability (ICI) System On February 2 Mayor Jim B. Clarke, Fire Chief Dave White and staff participated the ICI System Strategic Planning...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    February 2, 2017

Report To The People

Screenland 5K The City is cosponsoring the Screenland 5K, which will take place the morning of Sunday, February 26 throughout downtown Culver City. This Centennial related event is open to the...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    December 29, 2016

City Manager's Update

City / West Los Angeles College Liaison Board - The second meeting of the City / West Los Angeles College Liaison Board meeting was held on December 5. Council Members Göran Eriksson and Thomas...

 

Culver to Celebrate Martin Luther King Day Again

Culver City’s 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration event will take place on Saturday, January 14, at 11 am at the Culver City Senior Center, 4095 Overland Avenue in Culver City. “I’m looking forward to this celebration in honor...

 

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office Mayor Addresses Chamber of Commerce – Mayor Jim B. Clarke spoke at the Culver City Chamber's Issues & Eggs on November 30 at the Courtyard by Marriott. Highlights of his presentation included the City Council’s recent...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    November 11, 2016

City Manager's Update

• WLAC Liaison Committee - The first meeting of the West Los Angeles College / Culver City Liaison Committee meeting was held at City Hall on November 1. Committee Members (from right to left)...

 

CULVER CITY TO SUE FAA

The Culver City City Council voted Monday night to sue the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the agency’s plan to refigure air traffic over Southern California. The FAA contends that the...

 

Mayor Clarke Explains Culver City Ballot Measures

On November 8 the voters of Culver City will head to the polls and cast votes that will have a significant impact on daily life. In addition to the Presidential race and other State contests, there...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 6, 2016

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: Culver City is an ethical desert due to lack of state-mandated ethics training and City Attorney Carol Schwab’s lax attitude toward ethics. In matters involving factual determinations...

 

Centennial Kickoff Brings Out The Crowds

More than 1200 local residents marched in the Centennial Parade last Saturday to the delight of onlookers. Police cruisers, motorcycles and fire trucks were mixed in with scouts, schools, floats,...

 

Culver Centennial History Book Makes History

The first 100 years met with raves at the opening book signing at Westfield Culver City on the City’s 99th anniversary on September 20, 2016. Record crowds stood in line waiting to purchase the book and have Julie personally sign them for those in...

 

City Manager's Update

• Culver City Chamber Vice President Retires – Culver City Chamber of Commerce Vice President Barbara Brody retired on August 31. In honor of her retirement, Council Member and former Chamber of Commerce Chair Göran Eriksson presented a City...

 

City Manager's Update to the City Council

• Olympic Champion Visits Culver City’s Expo Station – On August 10th, Mayor Jim B. Clarke welcomed four-time Olympic champion John Naber to the Culver City Station of the Metro Expo Line. Naber broke four world records while earning four gold...

 

Parents Protest Firing of Camp Director

C3 Sunshine Camp, a summer camp along with an after school program, was run by Camp Director Adan Pulido, who works under a contract with the Culver City Parks and Recreation Department. Dozens of...

 

Culver City Friends of the Library Storytime

Get ready to celebrate Culver City's Centennial with a special story time at the library with Mayor Jim Clarke on Tuesday, August 9 at 7 p.m. The Mayor will be reading the children's counting story, One Hundred Hungry Ants by Elinor J. Pinczes in...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 4, 2016

Parents Protest Firing of Camp Director

C3 Sunshine Camp, a summer camp along with an after school program, was run by Camp Director Adan Pulido, who works under a contract with the Culver City Parks and Recreation Department. Dozens of...

 

Ice Cream Social Is A Success

The Culver City Woman's Club Annual Ice Cream Social held on Saturday, June 11 was a sweet success. Everyone had a wonderful time eating ice cream sundaes, banana splits and delicious cookies and...

 

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