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Flavored Tobacco Ban goes into effect on May 25

A ban which prohibits the sale of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol products goes into effect for all Tobacco Retailers on May 25. An exception is given until November 27 for Tobacco Stores, giving them time to sell off the products...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 7, 2020

Eriksson Elected Mayor

The council voted unanimously to name Goran Eriksson Mayor and Alex Fisch as Vice Mayor. With the voter approved measure to move the city election from April to coincide with the general election in...

 

Real Estate Scams – Most Common

By Jeff Prang Los Angeles County Assessor The dream of home ownership remains one of the most important goals for many residents of Culver City as well as the rest of Los Angeles County....

 

SURPRISE: Coyotes Find Cats and Watermelon a Tasty Meal

After Culver City invested over $211,000 with LMU/LA Center for Urban Resilience at Loyola Marymount University in Westchester it appears that researchers from California State University Northridge a...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    March 5, 2020

Council Votes to Move Forward on Wende Proposal

The words of neighbors in Veteran’s park area fell on deaf ears as the council voted to demolish the now vacant AMVETS building and the community garden. While there was support to for the...

 

City Names Homeless Czar

Wasting no time after council approved the position, City Manager John Nachbar has named Helen Chin as the new Assistant to the City Manager on Homelessness. This newly-created role within the City...

 

Culver City Assemblywoman Gets Ok to Audit Sheriff

A Joint Legislative Audit Committee approves Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager's request to audit three county sheriffs' departments. The Los Angeles County, Alameda County and Fresno County sheriffs' de...

 

Council Lowers Age for Appointment to City Commissions

The council voted to amend the city code to allow minors over the age of sixteen and residents who many not be registered voters or in the country legally can apply for positions on city commissions. Councilmember Alex Fisch noted that he didn’t...

 

Some Things Are Too Toxic to Trash!

The County of Los Angeles Department of Public Works will be holding a free countywide household hazardous and e-waste roundup in Marina Del Rey on Saturday February 15 from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m....

 

West Basin Offers Rebates and Free Water Saving Devices

West Basin Municipal Water District, which serves Culver City, announced the launch of its Change & Save program, a water savings device and rebate program designed to assist communities in West Basin’s service area that have historically lower...

 

Controversial Culver Blvd. Realignment Will Begin

Culver Blvd. between Sepulveda Blvd. and Elenda Street, will be reconstructed along with the parkway median and expected to take eighteen months. The controversial project which was designed in the 1990’s created a walking park between Culver and...

 

West Basin Announces Public Outreach Schedule

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced the schedule of its public outreach programs for 2020, which include the return of its popular Lunch and Learn class series, Water 101 class...

 

Council Okays Human Relations Advisory Panel

In a unanimous vote, the City Council this week approved the creation of an Equity and Human Relations Advisory Committee (EHRAC) "to improve intergroup relations" in Culver City. EHRAC will consists...

 

City Sponsors Discussion on Homelessness

The city is hosting a meeting on Tuesday, February 4, at 6:30pm to hear Phil Ansell, Mark Lipman, Christine Mirasy-Glasco, and Robin Ricard present on short- and long-term solutions to addressing...

 

Reflections From the Presidential Debate at LMU

Joseph Shapiro, 10 KidScoop Media Correspondent It was December 19, 2019. I'd been looking forward to the Democratic presidential debate since September. I was sweating but I wasn't sure if it was...

 

Council Prepares for New Year

With 2020 upon us the city council and commission are preparing for public meetings. The city council will meet on January 13 and 27. The public portion of the meetings begin at 7 pm. Council will be facing serious issues including the fiscal...

 

City to Provide Compost Bins

This Holiday season Culver City’s Public Works - Environmental Programs & Operations Division is selling Soil Saver Classic Compost Bins for easy at home composting. Soil Saver bins are durable, strong, and 100% made from recycled materials. Each...

 

West Basin Moves Proposed Desal Facility Forward Despite Growing Public Opposition

West Basin Board voted 4-1 to pursue its proposed ocean desalination plant despite cries from opposition to first exhaust smarter options A coalition of environmentalists, climate and public health advocates, and concerned LA County residents gathere...

 

Does Culver City Still Need Its Civil Service Commission?

Culver City has a plan to get rid of its Civil Service Commission. Albert Vera, the appointed authority, is not taking this lying down. Vera, through email correspondence with the Culver City Observer, shared his thoughts about the importance of the...

 

Golden State Water Company Provides Protections For Customers Impacted By Natural Disasters

Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) has an Emergency Disaster Relief Program that provides protections for residential and small business customers impacted by wildfires or other natural disasters. The program complies with California...

 

NEWS FLASH

City Proposes 327 Streets to Install Parking Meters In a late edition to the agenda on Monday night's council meeting item C-5 has been added to place parking meters on an additional 327 street in...

 

Council Candidates Line Up

Vice Mayor Goran Eriksson and Civic Service Commission Chairman Albert Vera have joined Yasmine-Imani McMorrin in announcing their candidacy for City Council in the 2020 years election. Eriksson will...

 

Rep. Barragan talks impeachment to her constituents

CARSON, CA - Congress is now full-fledged into this impeachment thing with hearings and testimonies lined up to speak up about possible corruption that President Donald Trump may have been involved in. How does that affect Culver City and local juris...

 

West Basin Kicks Off Winter Rain Barrel Giveaways

West Basin Municipal Water District is hosting a series of distribution events to give away free rain barrels to qualified District residents. The 55-gallon eco-friendly rain barrels help residents co...

 

West Basin Joins Fifth Annual 'Imagine A Day Without Water'

West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin), which serves Culver City residents and businesses, joined elected officials, water utilities, community leaders, educators, and businesses from across the country as part of the fifth annual Imagine...

 

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