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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 John Nachbar    News    May 21, 2015 

City Manager's Update

Community Development • Culver Village Business District – The Culver Village Business Association held its Second Annual Bunny Hop on Saturday, April 4. Participating Culver Village businesses ha...

 
 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 Stephen Hadland    News    May 14, 2015

Eriksson Announces For City Council

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Longtime Culver City resident and chair of Culver City's Finance Advisory Committee Göran Eriksson has become the first candidate to announce for one of the...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Culver's Erin Marble Honored By West Basin

On April 27 the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors presented awards to 15 grand prize and honorable mention winners to local students for the annual "Water is Life" Student Art...

 
 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 John Nachbar    News    April 30, 2015

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Update

City Manager’s Office • Historic Preservation Month – On April 27 at 7 pm the City Council presented a Proclamation recognizing May as Historic Preservation Month. Established in 1973 by 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...

 
 News    April 30, 2015

State of the City

Thank you so much John, Keith, Chris... AVPA Jazz Combo - Dr. Tony Spano! It's been an incredible honor and an absolute pleasure to serve as Mayor of Culver City. Being the Mayor of the town I love...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    April 23, 2015

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • Help Restore the “Rivers of the World” Mural: April 16 to April 20 –– You can be a part of restoring Culver City’s Rivers of the World (ROW) mural, which has sust...

 
 News    April 23, 2015

West Basin Completes Ocean Friendly Garden At Culver City High

On the heels of Governor Jerry Brown's Executive Order announcing statewide mandatory water restrictions, students at Culver City High demonstrated that they are doing their part to conserve water...

 
 News    April 16, 2015

City of Culver City Finance Advisory Committee

Here are some highlights from the Finance Advisory Committee meeting of April 8, 2015: At this meeting, the Finance Advisory Committee: • Continued discussion/report from the Special Event...

 
 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...

 
 News    April 9, 2015

Culver Deploys Apps to Further Improve Accountability, Transparencey

The City of Culver City announces that it has partnered with Socrata (www.socrata.com), which provides cloud solutions for open data and data-driven government, to implement the Socrata Open Budget and Open Expenditures applications. These...

 
 News    April 9, 2015

West Basin Responds To Drought Emergency

“As you are aware, on April 1 California Governor Jerry Brown issued an Executive Order requiring the State Water Resources Control Board to implement measures to cut the state’s overall water usage by 25%. As a water wholesaler serving 17...

 
 News    April 9, 2015

Expo Begins Testing Trains

The Expo Light Rail Line extension from Culver City to Santa Monica is scheduled to start train testing activities the week of April 6 and continue for several months. Initially the trains will be pulled along the rail corridor, and then operated on...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    April 9, 2015

City Manager's Update

City Manager’s Office • Truth or Fiction Sculpture by Nobuho Nagasawa - Truth or Fiction was completed in 1995 and is comprised of three free-standing, triangular pillars made of laminated glass...

 
 News    April 2, 2015

Bike Path Access To Be Limited

Please be advised that the Bike Path Access Ramp at Duquesne Avenue will be closed on the following days: March 30 - April 10 (intermittently) April 16 - April 20 (all day) *Nearby bike path access...

 
 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 John Nachbar    News    March 26, 2015

City Manager's Report

Community Development • Airport Marina Ford/Honda – A permit has been issued for three new auto service buildings at 6002 Centinela Avenue. • 76 Station – A permit has been issued for demoliti...

 
 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...

 
 News    March 19, 2015

Sebastian-Ridley-Thomas Honors Women's History Month

Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas today announces he is co-hosting a series of three events for young professional women leaders and graduate students in Los Angeles to use Women's History...

 

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