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Stem Cell Research Measure Leading

A proposition that would keep alive California's first-of-its-kind stem cell research program with a $5.5 billion infusion of borrowed money had a narrow lead. With about 11.3 million votes counted, approval for Proposition 14 was ahead 51.1% to...

 

Felons Get Voting Rights

In one of two measures involving voting rights, voters decisively passed a ballot measure restoring the right to vote for felons on parole. Proposition 17 will change the state Constitution to allow an estimated 50,000 felons to vote, with 59% over...

 

Inheritance Tax Breaks

Proposition 19, which would expand one property tax break for seniors but rein in another for transfers of real estate between parents and children, appeared headed to passage, according to unofficial election results. The vote, with all precincts...

 

Less Crime Penalties Approved

California voters defeated Proposition 20, endorsing recent efforts to ease mass incarceration by reducing penalties and allowing for earlier releases. Voters rejecting pleas from proponents of Proposition 20 to address what they called the...

 

No Vote on Rent Control

California rejected Proposition 21 which would have permitted stricter rent control laws. Proposition 21 was opposed by 59.8% of the voters, according to the state’s unofficial election tally Wednesday morning. “Yet again, California voters...

 

Uber Wins

Rideshare/gig economy apps such as Uber, Lyft and Doordash may continue to pay their employees as independent contractors, as California voters approved Proposition 22. The measure reversed...

 

L.A. D.A.: Gascon Beats Lacey

by Stan Greene According to the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters, George Gascon has been elected Los Angeles County District Attorney. Gascon won 54% of the Los Angeles County vote, about 1.5 mi...

 

Notable Local Races and Measures on Culver City Ballot; Voting Info

Culver City residents have until November 3 to vote on the candidates for the City Council and School Board as well as decide the fate of two separate measures dealing with rent control and property...

 

McMorrin Albert Vera Lead in City Council Race

With thousands of mail-in ballots stll being counted ImaniI McMorrin leading with 8,527 votes followed by ALBERT Vera with 8,409 votes, then Freddy Puza for seats on the Culver City Council follows...

 

QUERYING CULVER CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES

What do you see as the most important issue affecting Culver City at this time? How do you plan to address it as a Council Member? Why do you feel you're especially qualified to deal with it? What is...

 

Storage Wars

By Samuel Alioto It may not go down as the most significant endorsement of the political season, but a local storage unit operator has come out against Proposition 15. "Normally, we do not communicate with our customers about ballot measures,"...

 

Senator Sanders Endorses Holly Mitchell for Supervisor

LO- Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday his endorsement of Sen. Holly Mitchell for Supervisor as part of his slate of 19 progressive Democratic candidates running for state, city and county level...

 

Commissioner Lara Announces New Appointments

Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara today announced the newest members of the California Department of Insurance’s Curriculum Board, the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association’s (CLHIGA) Board of Directors, and the California...

 

Measure B Proponents Maintain They're not Against Rent Control

Leaders of Protect Culver City, the much-maligned, local political action committee that placed the rent control initiative on November 3 ballot, told the Observer this week that Measure B was never meant as a “statement for or against rent...

 

Voting Begins in LA County

By David Ganezer The L.A. County Registrar-Recorder's Office mailed ballots for the Nov. 3 elections to every registered voter - not just those who have opted into mail-in voting - on Monday, Oct. 5....

 

SOFI STADIUM AND HOLLYWOOD PARK TO HOST VOTE CENTER

For More Information or to Register to Vote, Visit lavote.net To commemorate National Voter Registration Day, SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park, Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams today announced that a Vote Center location will be established...

 
 News    May 7, 2020

Rent Control Measure Approved for November Ballot

On May 1, the Los Angeles County Registrar/Recorder's office qualified the proposed ballot measure to allow voters to decide the issue of rent control. The measure will appear on the November ballot....

 

Mayoral Rotation at Next Council Meeting

The Culver City Council will select a new mayor Monday night without the acrimony of last year's annual rotation. Vice Mayor Goran Eriksson will most likely take over the mayoral reins as current...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 5, 2020

Wesson, Mitchell Face Runoff

In the hotly-contested Second District Supervisor race, Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson will face State Senator Holly Mitchell in a runoff at the general election on November 3. Neither...

 

Measure CC, Culver City Sales Tax Increase to Remain in Place

.Locally Culver City Measure CC which extends the sales tax increase the voters approved in 2012 won the support of extending it for an additional 10 year until 2031. The measure passed with a...

 

Wesson, Mitchell Face Runoff

In the hotly contested second district Supervisorial race Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson will face State Senator Holly Mitchell in a runoff at the general election on November 3. Had either...

 

Primary Elections Next Tuesday

The two hot issues in Culver City are the election to replace Mark Ridley-Thomas in the 2nd Supervisorial District and Culver City Measure CC. Ridley-Thomas has termed out and is running for Herb Wess...

 

Bloomberg inspires Culver City Realtor to surprise Jeff Bezos at Oscars

Jeff Bezos is in for an interstellar surprise when he attends the Oscars pre-show in Hollywood this Sunday, Feb. 9. As Bezos and his entourage arrive at the Dolby Theater, an airplane flying overhead will greet them with a banner that says, “Jeff...

 

Environmental Groups Endorse Mitchell for Supervisor

After considering the candidates running in the election for Los Angeles County Supervisor, 2nd District, the Sierra Club is proud to endorse State Senator Holly Mitchell. She also received the...

 

Thompson Announces Run to Unseat Bass

Larry Thompson, veteran entertainment attorney/personal manager/film producer has announced that he is running for California's 37th congressional district against Culver City Rep. Karen Bass (D)....

 

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