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No Good Reason to Pass Sales-Tax Increase

Can I ask, “With all those millions the developers are spending on construction projects here in Culver City, why do we need to raise taxes?” You don’t need 20/20 vision to imagine City staff...

 

Great California ShakeOut

Watching the devastation caused by huriccanes Michael and Florence we are remionded that Culver City is in earthquake country. What we do now, before a big earthquake, will determine how we survive and how well we recover. With earthquakes an...

 

Fire Prevention Week Begins Oct. 7

The Culver City Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year's Fire Prevention Week, which runs from Oct. 7 to Oct. 13. Today's home fires burn fast...

 

Culver Fire Marshall Mike Nagy Passes at Age 52

Michael "Mike" Nagy, a beloved and longtime fixture in Culver City's firefighting community, passed away on Sept. 18. He was 52. His wife of 12 years, Susan Preletz, was at his side. Mr. Nagy was a...

 

Work for City, Make $500,000 per Year

For those who missed my commentary last week, I am once again attaching a chart to this column showing the names, positions, and total amounts that key Culver City employees earned in 2017. The figure...

 
 By David W. Myers    News    August 30, 2018

Drones Heading to Culver City

Dozens of Culver City residents showed-up recently at the Seniors Center to learn more about the Culver City Police Department's controversial plan to launch a fleet of "Unmanned Aerial Vehicles."...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    August 9, 2018

Culver City Firefighters Battling Blazes Throughout California

After seven days on the fire lines at the Cranston Fire in Idyllwild, Strike Team XLA-1075A--consisting of 22 firefighters, five engine companies and a battalion chief--wearily headed north to fight o...

 

Police to Host 'National Night Out' on Tuesday

The Culver City Police Department will host the local celebration of "National Night Out" on Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Veterans Memorial Park from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The department and its sponsors will...

 
 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....

 

Cities Raise Fees Dramaticallyneil

It’s been almost six months that your friend and our friend Charles Stewart retired from 30 years of dedicated service to our community first with U.S. Rep. Diane Watson then many years with Holly...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

One year ago, fire fighter Cory Iverson died tragically battling the huge Thompson fire in Ventura county. Only 32 years of age, he left behind a wife and two little ones. Now comes Neil...

 

Culver City Firefighters Make Quick Work of Apartment Blaze

Culver City Fire Department responded to an apartment fire at 4350 Overland Avenue Thursday Afternoon. The fire closed Overland between Braddock Drive and Farragut Drive. The fire was contained to an...

 

Driver Killed in Crash on Washington Blvd

Carlos Gausman, 25, of Santa Monica was killed when his car hit a tree on Washington Blvd. April 6 after a hit and run accident he was speeding away from. Culver City Police received a call at 4:20 a.m. saying a single car had collided with a tree...

 

How Many Zero's is $13.9 Trillion (Current National Debt)

For those who read my commentary years ago remember I wrote about an experimental stem cell treatment to be used on patients with spinal cord injuries. It now appears Rancho Los Amigos will partner...

 

Rotary Club Honors Culver City Police and Fire Personnel

The 4th Annual Police and Fire Bravo Awards with the Police Department and the 1st year for the Fire Department were held at the DoubleTree Hotel on March 14. The Culver City Rotary and Exchange...

 

More CCUSD Pension Costs Unearthed

The election to fill the unexpired Terms of Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas will be Tuesday, April 3, 2018. At that time, we have the opportunity to send to Sacramento a lady who will be able t...

 

Honoring our Own-Culver City Police and Fire Bravo Luncheon

The Culver City Rotary and Exchange Clubs are proudly sponsoring a luncheon to honor members of the Culver City Police and Fire Departments for their outstanding service to the community. The event will be Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 11:30 am ...

 

L.A. Council President Wesson Endorses Albert Vera

Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson, a longtime resident of Culver City who represented the area as the Speaker of the California State Assembly, has announced his endorsement of business...

 

Culver 7-Eleven Robbed-Store Clerk Shot

Wednesday morning the 7-11 store at the corner of Washington and LA Cienega Blvds was robbed. The suspect had stolen several cases of beer and the store clerk was attempting to apprehend him. As the...

 

Albert Vera Pulls Papers to Run for City Council Seat

Business owner, Civil Service Commissioner and lifelong Culver City resident Albert Vera officially pulled papers to appear on the April, 2018 City Council ballot on Monday, December 18. Flanked by...

 

Recycle Your Tree

Culver City Christmas trees will be collected by the sanitation department at no charge. Residents must prepare their tree for collection by removing all plastic containers, metal stands and bars, ornaments, lights and the bulk of tinsel. Flocked...

 

Text to 9-1-1 Available in Culver City

Mobile users in Los Angeles County, including Culver City, can send text messages to 9-1-1, giving hearing and speech impaired residents, or those in situations where it is too dangerous to dial...

 

UCLA Gets The Coach It Wanted

UCLA introduced its new football coach, Chip Kelly during a packed press conference on the school's campus last Monday. If you could package the smiles from boosters into victories Kelly would be...

 

Police Chase Ends in Culver City Crash

Santa Monica Police pursed an assault subject into Culver City on Monday. According to Lt. Saul Rodriguez of the Santa Monica Police Department, at approximately 2:40 pm Oscar Garcia, 38, allegedly...

 

Albert Vera Kicks Off City Council Campaign With Packed House of Supporters

Business owner, commissioner and lifelong Culver City resident Albert Vera kicked off his campaign for a seat on the Culver City Council in the April, 2018 election in front of a packed house on Sunda...

 

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