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 By John Nachbar    News    April 17, 2014 

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • City Council Announces the Appointment of Assistant Chief Scott Bixby - as Interim Police Chief - At a Special City Council meeting on April 9 Mayor Jeff Cooper, speaking...

 
 News    April 17, 2014 

Mitchell Bill Seeks to Protect Medical Credit Card Users

The Senate Business, Professions and Consumer Protections Committee passed Senator Holly J. Mitchell's (D-Culver City) bill to protect patients signing up for medical credit cards offered by their...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Library Closing Is Rescinded

The Library Centennial Renovation Celebration Project was to commence at the Julian Dixon Library in Culver City on Monday, April 21 for one year. Staff at the branch library was informed on Tuesday...

 
 News    April 10, 2014

Free State Tax Assistance Available Online

With only a few days left in the tax filing season, the Franchise Tax Board (FTB) reminds taxpayers about free online tax help online. Taxpayers can access a number of resources at FTB's website: ftb....

 
 News    April 10, 2014

State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new website that allows Californians to easily track every tax dollar raised by Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase approved by voters in November 2012 to stabilize the fiscal health of K-12 schools and community colleges.

State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new website that allows Californians to easily track every tax dollar raised by Proposition 30, a temporary tax increase approved by voters in November...

 
 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 John Nachbar    News    April 3, 2014

City Manager's Update

Community Development Department • Beats by Dr. Dre – Building plans have been submitted for an addition of new exterior stairs and an overhead shade structure, located at 8600 Hayden Place. In ad...

 
 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 John Nachbar    News    March 27, 2014

City Manager's Update

City Clerk’s Office • Election Materials - Sample Ballot Booklets and Permanent Vote by Mail Ballots have been mailed for the upcoming 2014 General Municipal Election to be held on Tuesday, April...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 20, 2014

Mayor Reports: All Is Well

Mayor Jeff Cooper delivered his address before a sellout crowd at the 34th Annual Mayor's Luncheon at the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel on Tuesday. The Annual Mayor's Luncheon is sponsored by the Culver...

 
 News    March 20, 2014

Complete Text of Mayor's Luncheon Speech

Below is the full text of Mayor Jeff Coopers speech at the 34th annual Mayor's Luncheon at the DoubleTree By Hilton Hotel and sponsored by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce: Thank you all for...

 
 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...

 
 News    March 13, 2014

Culver City Compact is Signed

Working with the Culver City Chamber of Commerce and other key stakeholders throughout the local business and education community, the Culver City Unified School District has developed 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...

 
 News    March 13, 2014

Council Meetings in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meetings of March 10, 2014. At these meetings, the City Council: • Received Presentations and discussed current and proposed Work Plans from the City’s Fire, Police, and Finance Departments as part o...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 13, 2014

Shut'er Down

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher After city contractors and inspectors crawled all over the Culver Ice Arena last Friday, Michael Karagozian, owner of the ice rink property, has decided to turn o...

 
 By Marcus G. Tiggs    News    March 13, 2014

Ice Rink Passes Inspections for 10 Years

By Marcus G. Tiggs Special to the Observer Unless one has been hiding under a rock over the last month, Culver City Ice Arena is still temporarily shut down or to the dismay of its thousands of fans,...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    March 6, 2014

City Manager's Update

City Clerk’s Office • City Commissions, Committees, and Boards Applications - Applications for current vacancies on various City Commissions, Committees, and Boards are currently being accepted!...

 
 News    March 6, 2014

Mitchell to Chair Committee on Women and Inequality

At the request of Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City), the Senate has established a new Senate Select Committee titled Women and Inequality: Strategies to Promote Opportunity, which she will...

 
 News    March 6, 2014

School Superintendent to Talk School Bonds at Chamber

The Culver City Unified School District Board voted Tuesday to place a $106 million School Bond on the June 2014 California General Election. Dave LaRose, Superintendent of Schools, will be presenting...

 
 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...

 
 News    February 27, 2014

City Council Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of February 24, 2014. At this meeting, the City Council: • Received a Presentation in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Sister City...

 
 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 John Nachbar    News    February 20, 2014

City Manager's Update

City Clerk’s Office • Opening of Application Period for Culver City Commission, Committee and Board Appointments – The City Council has created a number of Commissions, Committees, and Boards...

 
 News    February 20, 2014

Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Urges Health Plan Enrollment

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas strongly urged young adults, senior citizens and families with children to sign up for affordable healthcare coverage at Covered California's health insurance...

 

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