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 By Letters    Opinion    November 17, 2016

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, I was one of the thousands of dedicated volunteers who worked on the Clinton Campaign at the Culver Studios. Once again the city of Culver City and the Culver Studios have done us proud...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Dear Editor

Dear Editor. For your reading edification or disdain, the following will be my votes on the 17 propositions on this year’s California ballot. Prop 51 – Yes: Authorizes $9 billion in bonds for cons...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Highest Community Debt Ever Looming

Dear Editor, I’m wondering if the city made the school district aware of the looming cost of the Clean Water Act when school board members were deciding how much bond money to ask from the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Let's keep our Police Chief and Fire Chief more directly accountable to the people

Let's keep our Police Chief and Fire Chief more directly accountable to the people by keeping them directly responsible to the City Council, rather than transferring this power to a City Manager. 1. T...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2016

Former Mayor's Endorse Charter Change

As former Mayors of Culver City we urge Culver City voters to join us in supporting Measure CA on the November 8 ballot In 2006 the voters approved changing our City Charter and our system of...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 27, 2016

Dear Editor,

Dear Editor, Do you want to preserve democracy in Culver City? If so, please go to the end of a very long ballot on Tuesday, November 8 (or when you receive your vote-by-mail ballot), and vote NO on M...

 
 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...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 8, 2016

Dear Editor

Dear Editor I was quite saddened to see another article of more of downtown Culver City restaurants closing in the August 19-24th paper. It seems just as soon as they open these days, their gone. By...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 8, 2016

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: At the September 12, 2016 City Council meeting will the City Council express shock, like Captain Louis Renault in Casablanca when he discovered that there was gambling in the backroom? It...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 11, 2016

Dear Editor:

Dear Editor: This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending both of the plays put on this summer by the Culver City Public Theatre. The first is "Frog Tails" written by our own local playwright,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 12, 2016

CCEF Salutes Culver Studios

Dear Editor, Last Saturday night the Culver City Education Foundation hosted its annual Tribute to the Stars gala. It was hosted at the iconic Culver Studios lot. As always, it was a fantastic event,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 14, 2016

Mr. Rubenstein,

I enjoy your articles, especially, about the pension disaster upcoming, but do have a disagreement with you. You cannot complain about the Korean garment business moving to Texas and yet endorse the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 14, 2016

Concerned About Fox Hills Developments

Dear City Council: I was very distressed at hearing that the strip mall in Fox Hills is in escrow. It seems that there are a few options being considered for this coveted parcel of land. I am hoping...

 
 Opinion    April 4, 2016

Vote April 12 for Integrity and Open Government

It is five days away from Election Day in Culver City that will end one of the low points in Culver City election history. Name calling, fake letters to the editor, and secret websites are pouring misinformation to the electorate. The Culver City...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear Editor,

We live in a great city. We have high-achieving schools, robust enterprise, and active citizens who love our town and strive to improve it. And we’re fortunate to have seven hard-working, dedicated...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear Editor,

Thomas Small is highly responsive to our residents. He's a lovely man, a true collaborator. And he's brilliant. I've only known Thomas for a year or so, but I've made a special study of him. Why do I...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear Editor,

Scott Wyant’s concern for Culver City and intelligent ideas about how to approach its issues did not begin with the recent City Council elections. He’s been a concerned and active resident for...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear Editor,

While the decision to run for City Council is an individual one Goran Eriksson made it very thoughtfully. It’s obvious, when looking at his long, ever growing list of supporters, that he has been...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

A Thank You From the Family of Judge Cherness

On behalf of myself and my entire family, I want to thank the Culver City Observer and Feature Writer Sandra Coopersmith for her wonderful article about my Dad: "Judge Harold ("Hal")I. Cherness From...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear Editor,

Did you too get a large, glossy mailer from BizFedPAC? The term BizFedPAC alarmed me. PACs promote their own special interests. I googled BizFed and up popped their mission: BizFed - Strengthening...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear Editor,

On April 12, with complete confidence and high hopes, I will be casting one of my three Culver City City Council votes for Thomas Small. My confidence stems from my long-standing and deep friendship...

 
 Opinion    April 4, 2016

Dear editor

Dear editor, Here are questions, concerns for City Council candidates. In The Observer’s Jan. 21-27 edition the seven candidates for City Council seats were pictured. On Page 3 columnist Neil Rubenstein endorses Meghan, Marcus. My husband and I...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 31, 2016

An Enthusiastic Support of Meghan

From my perspective, Meghan Sahli-Wells has been an outstanding city council member and should be re-elected on April 12. A good leader, listener, and learner, Meghan is well-positioned to help...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Letter to the Editor,

Before we endorse a candidate we invite the candidate to meet with us to discuss what we believe are the major concerns facing our City. In addition we rely on forums to weigh the candidate’s...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2016

Dear Editor:

At 1:30 am on Tuesday morning, while you were probably sleeping, the City Council (Meghan Sahli-Wells dissenting) changed the residential parking law that it enacted in November 2013. Under the old...

 

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