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LA Mayor Garcetti Bids Adieu; Future Unclear

4.15.22 (AP) Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti delivered what amounted to a farewell speech to his city Thursday at a time when it’s not clear when, or where, he’s going. The two-term Democrat...

 

Rep. Bass Secures Millions to Combat Homelessness, Support Community Safety

Last week, President Joe Biden signed legislation into law, which included millions of dollars secured by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) to combat homelessness, support community safety efforts, and...

 

Rick Jacobs Affair Scuttles Garcetti Appointment

By David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was nominated as US Ambassador to India six months ago, but his appointment has been held up by the Jacobs Affair Naomi Seligman is LA Mayor Eric Garcetti's former...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 17, 2022

Move Senate Votes to Ok Year-Round Daylight Savings Time Forward

This week the the United States Senate approved a proposal to make daylight saving time permanent, which if passed in the House and signed by President Biden, would mean Americans would never again...

 

Lisa Soghor Named New CC Chief Financial Officer

Lisa Soghor has been appointed to the position of Culver City Chief Financial Officer, city officials announced this week. She assumes the new post following the promotion of Onyx Jones to Assistant...

 

Los Angeles Galperin Blasts Waste & Mismanagement of Homeless Funds

Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin released "The Problems and Progress of Prop. HHH," his third review of the City of Los Angeles' performance of the voter-approved $1.2 billion bond program...

 

New And Enhanced Features In Lacourtconnect Coming

Registration for Appearances Temporarily Reduced From 30 to Seven (7) Days in Advance of Hearing While Modifications Underway The Superior Court of Los Angeles County will soon begin a phased transition of new and enhanced features in LACourtConnect...

 

Homeless Crisis Is Now Top Issue for LA County Voters

Los Angeles County voters have "a complete lack of faith" in the city of Los Angeles and their county to address the homelessness crisis. That's the consensus of six focus groups, according to a...

 

Metro Bags Over $1 Billion From Feds

L.A. Metro Awarded $1.24 billion from Federal American Rescue Plan Act to Maintain Service and Project Progress The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently announced...

 

Gavin Newsom on the Train Tracks

By Stan Green Politicians Uncertain What to do as Progressive Crime Policies lead to a massive increase in LA crime. It became clear a week ago that organized thieves were stealing boxes directly off of Southern Pacific trains leaving the terminals...

 

Legislation to Prioritize Hiring Locally Signed into Law by President Biden

President Biden on Tuesday signed the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law, which includes a hiring provision authored by Congresswoman Karen Bass that will allow agencies like...

 

Congresswoman Bass Running for Mayor of Los Angeles Next Year

Karen Bass, Culver City's congressional representative, has announced that she is running mayor of Los Angeles next year. "With my whole heart, I'm ready," Bass tweeted on Monday afternoon. "Let's do...

 

Metro Seeking Public Input on Plan To Turn Diamond Lanes into Toll Lanes on 405 Through Sepulveda Pass

Metro is seeking public input on a plan to convert the diamond lanes on the 405 freeway into toll lanes through the Sepulveda Pass. Two weeks ago, Metro and Caltrans began the scoping process for a key project funded by Measure M: ExpressLanes (or...

 

Metro Seeking Public Input on Plan To Turn Diamond Lanes into Toll Lanes on 405 Through Sepulveda Pass

Metro is seeking public input on a plan to convert the diamond lanes on the 405 freeway into toll lanes through the Sepulveda Pass. Two weeks ago, Metro and Caltrans began the scoping process for a...

 

Kamlager Easily Wins Special Election for State Senate Seat

Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager (D-Los Angeles) cruised to an easy victory on Tuesday night after capturing more than two-thirds of the vote in a special election to fill the vacant 30th Senate...

 

Bass Joins Sánchez In Introducing U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

This week congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-37) joined Congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez (CA-38) and U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in introducing the bicameral U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021. Reps. Zoe...

 

Inauguration Connection

Amanda Gorman, 23, read a poem at incoming US President Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony. The poem entitled "The Hill We Climb" had no obvious Santa Monica connection, but Gorman is a 2016 New Roads...

 

No Confidence in Ferrer

City Councilmembers in Lancaster unanimously approved a symbolic "vote of no confidence" of Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer on Thursday, and reportedly decided to eventually...

 

Sen. Feinstein Said to be Senile

Several sources inside the Senate say Dianne Feinstein, who is 87, struggles to remember briefings just after they take place-and that her cognitive decline has been evident for several years. "They...

 

Westside Young Democrats Endorse Menthe

Darrel Menthe, an attorney and candidate for Culver City Council, has been endorsed by the Westside Young Democrats. In endorsing his candidacy this week, the Westside Young Democrats indicated that...

 

Chamber to Host Council Candidates Forum Sept. 15

The Culver City Chamber of Commerce will host an online City Council Candidates Forum next Tuesday, September 15, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. All eight candidates – who are running for three seats on the Ci...

 

Culver City School Board Incumbent Kelly Kent Launches Virtual 5K Fundraiser

This Monday, August 24, Dr. Kelly Kent will launch a virtual fundraising campaign to support her bid for re-election to Culver City Unified School District’s School Board. Supporters participate in Kelly’s virtual 5K for equity any way they...

 

Rent Control, Tenant Protection

The City Council this week continued its effort to establish a permanent rent control ordinance in Culver City. At its Monday meeting, Councilmembers spent nearly 3 hours evaluating rent control and...

 

Cooper Hefner, Son of Hugh, Announces Run For State Senate

Last Week , Cooper Hefner, media executive and son of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, announced that he would be running for a California Senate seat in 2022. According to his exploratory committee,...

 

HERB WESSON RAISES OVER $500,000

Wesson for Supervisor Campaign amasses over half a million dollars in just over one month, cementing his front-runner status suspending all campaign activities for almost 3 months to focus on serving the community during the COVID-19 outbreak, Herb...

 

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