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EDITORIAL - Tax Hikes Face Culver Residents Next Week

Next week the voters will face an array of state and local positions including state propositions and three local issues for Culver City voters to decide. As each party wrestles to take control of the United State House of Representatives and...

 

Measure C, D and K Commentary and Letters

Over the past several weeks the Culver City Observer has run letters, Columns and Commentaries on the on the tax increase measures on the November 6 ballot. In order to keep the citizens of Culver...

 
 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 Tara Egan    News    November 1, 2018

Parcel Tax, Sales Tax Measures On Local Ballot

When Culver City voters go to the polls next week for the statewide election, they will also vote on three local measures, including two calling to tax increases. Measure C, called the "Culver City Ne...

 
 By Bill Seals    Sports    November 1, 2018

Chargers to Battle Seahawks

The Chargers are coming off their bye week and hopefully the rest was just what the team needed. Star running back Melvin Gordon is due back from a hamstring injury. Star defensive end Joey Bosa...

 

UNDEFEATED - Rams Beat Packers 29-27

Eight and counting. The Los Angeles Rams escaped with a well-earned victory over the Green Bay Packers, 29-27, before 75,822 roaring fans in the L.A. Coliseum to keep their perfect 2018 NFL season...

 

Saints Will Test Rams Unbeaten Record

The 8-0 Los Angeles Rams will march into New Orleans to battle the 6-1 New Orleans Saints on Sunday at 1:25 p.m. Both teams are playing outstanding football in all three phrases of the game, offense,...

 
 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

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

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...

 

Culver City Education Foundation Endorses and Measure K

The Culver City Education Foundation issued the following statement in support of the parcel tax listed as Measure K on the November 6 ballot, "The Culver City Education Foundation is proud to...

 

Come Celebrate Our Cultural Corridor

What do you get when three unique museums, all within two blocks of each other, join forces to present free tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Nov. 9 as the kick-off event of the Culver City Cultural...

 

Youth Center Hosts Annual Meeting

The Friends of the Sandy Segal Youth Health Center will hold its annual meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Middle School Multipurpose Room. The featured speaker will be Dr. Sarah Carpenter, who will provide information about teen use of...

 

Culver Trounces Beverly Hills, 70-6

History was on the Centaurs' side as they wrapped up the 2018 Ocean League schedule with a record-setting 70-6 victory at Beverly Hills High. The win was punctuated as head coach Jahmal Wright...

 
 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

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 John Aldaz    Opinion    November 1, 2018

City's 'Fiscal Emergency' Claim is Pure Hogwash

Many thanks to Observer columnist Neil Rubinstein for his eye-opening report on compensation figures for 27 Culver City municipal employees, ranging from $284,000 to $539,000 per year! I would have also liked to see a list of the City retirees who...

 
 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...

 

Chamber of Commerce Votes to Support Measure K

The directors of the Culver City Chamber of Commerce have decided to support Measure K, the proposal on the Nov. 6 ballot that would add a new $189-parcel tax on each Culver homeowner and property inv...

 
 By G Laase    Sports    November 1, 2018

Girls Volleyball Begin State Run

The Culver City High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team (31-3) beat Point Loma, 3-0 in the first round of the CIFSS State Tournament. The Lady Centaurs won decisively over the Pointers: 25-13,...

 

2018 NFL Power Rankings - Week 9

2018 NFL Power Rankings - Week 9 1. New Orleans Saints (7-1) - The Saints have won seven straight since their opening game loss at home to Tampa Bay. In the last three weeks, the Saints have won at...

 

Culver High Beat Santa Barbara 55-7 in first round of Playoffs

The Santa Barbara Dons were no match for the Culver City Centaurs Friday in the first round of the CIF playoffs. The Santa Barbara Independent said it all in the following news story, "A road trip to Culver City was more like an ambush for the Santa...

 

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