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 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

In Support of Measure K

Californians are proud of our state’s leading role in technology, entertainment and diversity. However, there is one area where California ranks almost dead last: K-12 education support. Our state...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Let's have Tax Accountability

Let’s have Tax Accountability Dear Editor, In the season of the “Op Ed”, I thought I should join in. When I moved from Venice to Culver City, in 1990, it was for good schools (we heard through...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Pass Measure K: Higher Taxes will Help Schools

Serving our School District at-large and individual school sites (particularly for programs in the Whole Child initiative) has given me a unique perspective on the efforts that our district makes to...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Kudos to Paper for Coverage of Measure K

Kudos to the Observer for publishing a range of citizen letters in support of Measure K on Oct. 4. This demonstrates the Observer’s balanced approach to the ballot issue despite its columnists...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

No On Measure C And K

Dear Editor, In the 1980’s I put the first ballot measure that was made by a resident on the ballot, so the city residents could decide on what they wanted in their city. It did not cost the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Levin Voices Support for Measure K

This letter is in support of Measure K, on the November 6 ballot. By any reasonable standard, our schools are under-funded. Whether you blame state or county government, bureaucracy, politicians, or...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

NO on Prop K

Dear Editor, Culver City homeowner’s are currently paying taxes for UNIFIED SCHOOLS and COMMUNITY COLLEGE, and we have been for some years. I have been paying, approximately $100.00 per year. Check...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Stop Runaway Taxes

Dear Editor, In the season of the “Op Ed”, I thought I should join in. When I moved from Venice to Culver City, in 1990, it was for good schools (we heard through people with children-no internet...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 1, 2018

Why We Need Measure K

Dear Editor, Our school district receives most of its money from The State. Unfortunately, those funds are insufficient, in fact, after the severe cuts during the last economic downturn, it’s only...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Dear Editor,

In the fall of 1979 I moved from New York State to Los Angeles. At a party, I asked where I might want to apply to work as a teacher. More than one guest suggested Culver City. I remember them saying...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Vote 'Yes' on Measure K Tax Hike

I am writing in support of the parcel tax being voted on Nov. 6. Known as Measure K, it will add $189 to each property owner’s tax bill for each of the next seven years. Five years ago, our Culver...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Passage of Measure K 'Imperative'

When we think of what’s wonderful about Culver City, our schools are at the top of the list. Our community thrives because of our great schools. New homeowners pay top-dollar to move into our...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Culver Union Backs Property-Tax Hike

It is with great pleasure that the Association of Classified Employees—Culver City supports Measure K, an initiative that will bring much needed funds into our District. The funds from Measure K...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

More Support for Measure K

My three sons had the benefit of being educated in Culver City at no cost to me and my husband, Ed. California’s Education Code does not allow charging for most K-12 expenses. We were not obligated...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 4, 2018

Dear Editor:

California’s Public Employee Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) of 2013 has ameliorated many of the causes of concern about public employee pension costs in local school districts; however, it is a...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 27, 2018

Putting a Price on Safety

How much is your safety and the safety of your family worth? According to Neil Rubenstein’s two columns earlier this month, if you live in Culver City, you’re paying too darn much. Citing gross...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Defense of Senior Center

I've been a volunteer at the Culver City Senior Center for over 14 years as their Karaoke DJ on Tuesdays. We have a wide spectrum of personalities who come to the Center, and sometimes it's difficult...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Killer Coyotes

I’m disappointed that there hasn’t been more news coverage, or seemingly any follow-up, to the coyote issue facing various Culver City neighborhoods. There are many community members who still...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Culver City Observer Letters Policy

Letters and Commentaries are the opinion of the individual writers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the newspaper. The Culver City Observer takes positions on issues and will be marked...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 2, 2018

No New Taxes!

Dear Editor, It is unfortunate that the Culver City Council's only answer to rising pension costs is to again tax the City's residents. Other cities have found solutions that do not require raising...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 26, 2018

No Stinking Drought

Dear Editor, Drought? We don’t got no (sic) stinking drought! On May 22, I emailed the city manager, John Nachbar, regarding a massive ongoing water leak from the irrigation system at the Culver...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 12, 2018

CORRECTION: Expectations of City Council too High?

Dear Editor, My parents always taught me that when you’re angry about something, you have to take a step back, sleep on it, and decide if you are still angry enough to say what you wanted to say....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 5, 2018

Culver City Just Lost its Moral Compass

Dear Editor, As a lifelong Liberal Democrat and 35-year resident of Culver City, I've seen lots of changes--some good and some bad. But never yet have I witnessed the City losing its moral compass ....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 28, 2018

Former Mayor Corlin Points to Flaws in Council Vote

Dear Publisher, I hope this email finds you well. Even though after 28 years I do not live in CC anymore, I still follow the politics from time to time. I would agree with your statement below, from...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 28, 2018

A New Day is Dawning

A new day is dawning! We are awakening! People First participatory democracy is "happening" in Culver City! Former Mayor Gary Silbiger must be thanked for breaking ranks with almost 100 years of...

 

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