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 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...

 
 News    August 28, 2014 

Scandal Rocked West Basin Suspends Programs

At the board meeting on August 25, the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors unanimously voted to suspend the use of the directors' outreach and sponsorship funds, pending the...

 
 News    August 28, 2014 

Fall Recreation Programs Registration Open

The Fall 2014 edition of the Culver City Living recreation brochure is now available online at www.culvercity.org/CulverCityLiving. You can check out the latest brochure to learn more about the wide...

 
 News    August 28, 2014 

Bill To Expand Contraceptive Rights Heads to Governor

As efforts to restrict access to birth control have recently won ground across the nation, both through the courts and state legislatures, Senator Holly J. Mitchell [D-26] of Los Angeles has won the...

 
 News    August 28, 2014 

City Council Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of August 25. At this meeting, the City Council: • Presented commendations to Police Officers Leon Moore and Sue Sperling, Sergeant Mark...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    August 28, 2014 

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Report

• Passing of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) Commission Chair Rick Hudson - On August 9, PRCS Commission Chair Rick Hudson passed away unexpectedly at the age of 61 while at his...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Mitchell Bill Equalizing Cocaine Penalties Passes Legislature

A measure to equalize penalties for illegal crack and powder cocaine has been approved by California’s Legislature. Sentences for intent-to-sell crack convictions range from three to five years in current state law, but for powder only two to four...

 
 News    August 21, 2014

Water Bond to Bring Millions for Conservation Efforts

A bill co-authored by Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Culver City) to put on November's ballot a water bond measure needed for drought relief has been passed by the Legislature with broad, bipartisan...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 14, 2014

Council Moves Forward on Apartment Smoking Ban

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter If you’re old enough you may remember the commercial from the days when cigarette ads were allowed on TV—“just a silly millimeter longer.” On August 11, th...

 
 News    August 14, 2014

City Council Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of August 11, 2014. At this meeting, the City Council: • Announced the appointment of Scott Bixby to the position of Police Chief and Dave Whit...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    August 14, 2014

Culver Employees Get a Raise

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter The hard times and belt-tightening Culver City has experienced for the last few years looks to be over, as the city has negotiated a new contract with general serv...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Bass Supports Israel, Looks Towards Ceasefire

Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calf.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement following the passage today of House Concurrent Resolution 107: "I joined my...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Law Helps Keep Guns From Criminals

Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas’ measure to enable the California Department of Justice to accurately cross-reference records from the Armed & Prohibited Persons System (APPS) and the Consolidated Firearms Information System (CFIS)...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Assemblyman Visits Culver Business

Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas visited Brotman Medical Pharmacy, a local independent pharmacy in Culver City, on July 30. Ridley-Thomas spoke with pharmacist/owner Dr. Sapan Bhakta about laws...

 
 News    August 7, 2014

Delays Expected at Venice Expo Project

Beginning Monday, August 4 and extending through Saturday, September 20 drivers can expect delays due to the street widening and roadway improvements. work crews will conduct sidewalk/roadway reconstruction, installation of storm drains, catch basins...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 31, 2014

Council Gives Nod to Ice Arena Designation

After a lengthy session featuring more than a dozen speakers and a detailed historical presentation, the City Council on July 28 made supporters of the Culver City Ice Arena happy by designating it...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

Meeting in a Minute

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of July 28, 2014. At this meeting, the City Council: • Presented the Government Finance Officers Association's Certificate of Achievement plaqu...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

Bass Score Unanimous Vote To Fight Sex Trafficking Link

The House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass the “Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014,” legislation authored by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Culver City that will help to connect child victims of...

 
 News    July 31, 2014

Bass Back Release of Drug Offenders

In a press release issued by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Culver City) she announced her support of the United States Sentencing Commission vote to authorize judges to reduce drug sentences for over...

 
 By John Nachbar    News    July 31, 2014

City Manager's Bi-Weekly Update

B City Manager City Clerk’s Office • Baldwin Hills Conservancy Board of Directors Position Announcement - The City Clerk’s Office announces the application period for the City Council’s three...

 
 By Beth Lindley    News    July 31, 2014

City Fleet 1# in Nation

By Beth Lindley Special to the Observer The Culver City Transportation Department is riding high after being named an Elite Fleet by Government Fleet magazine. The award was announced in late June, an...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

NEWS ALERT:Culver CityBus On Detour

Culver CityBus Line 6 and rapid 6 will be on detour, beginning 9:00 pm Friday, July 25 – 6:00 am Monday, July 28th, 2014, between the LAX Transit Center and the Metro Green Line Station due to the...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

Assemblyman Will Hold Public Hearing on Law Enforcement and Mentally Ill Supects

Assembly Member Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (D-Culver City) will seek public testimony from health, mental health and law enforcement experts to examine protocols and procedures for law enforcement...

 
 By Lynne Bronstein    News    July 24, 2014

Blind Passengers Still Ride Free

By Lynne Bronstein Observer Reporter After considering whether to have blind passengers pay a fare equivalent to disabled fare on Culver City busses, the City Council on July 14 decided to retain...

 
 News    July 24, 2014

CarFit for Drivers 55+

The Culver City Senior and Social Services Division will host a CarFit event on Saturday, July 26th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Culver City Senior Center. CarFit is an educational program...

 

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