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Culver City to Host Compost Giveaway

To kick off International Compost Awareness Week (May 5-11), Athens American Organics and the Culver City Public Works Environmental Programs and Operations Division (EPO) are teaming up to provide free compost! The event will be held on Saturday...

 

Mitchell's Presents Bill to Protect Hairstyles Worn by Black Women and Men

The Senate Judiciary Committee on a 7-0 vote passed a bill by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Culver City to end based on hairstyles. Senate Bill 188 amends the Fair Employment and Housing Act to prohibit...

 

Mayor to Report on State of the City

The 2019 State of the City event will be held on Tuesday, April 9. This year's event is free and open to the public. Networking and mingling will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the program promptly starting...

 

Annual Spring Egg Hunting Coming

Thunder? Or Thumpers? Don’t be alarmed by the approaching herd of bunnies – they are all converging on Veterans Memorial Park for the Annual Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 16. The Egg Dash begins at 10:00 AM but be sure to arrive by no later...

 

My Experience at the White House

By Brooke Zacher Kid Scoop Media Correspondent; age 17 The day began with pouring rain. Bundled up, we arrived at security to check in on Pennsylvania Avenue. Press and guests all huddled under umbrel...

 

"Once in a Lifetime Opportunity"

By Hayley Zamolo Kid Scoop Media Correspondent; age 16 I have been quite interested in how our government works since becoming involved with the Youth and Government program at my school. So imagine...

 

Culver City Rep. Bass to Lead Congressional Black Caucus

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus this week elected Culver City Democratic Rep. Karen Bass to lead their caucus in the next Congress. The caucus crossed the 50-member threshold, following the...

 

Golden State Water Donates Turkeys

During the month of November, Golden State Water Company (Golden State Water) worked in partnership with elected officials and community leaders to distribute more than 8,000 turkeys to organizations that serve families and individuals with limited r...

 

City Hall's Vargas Wins 'Water Reliability' Award

Cathi Vargas, Culver City's environmental coordinator, has won one of the prestigious 2018 "Water Reliability" awards from the West Basin Municipal Water District for her tireless efforts to encourage...

 

City Cuts Tax Deal with Airbnb

Who Use Nearly 75 local residents showed up last week to discuss possible new regulations on short-term rentals with City officials. Most of the attendees said they were already renting out all or...

 
 By Tara Egan    News    September 20, 2018

Cannabis Application Deadline Looms

Culver City officials are bracing for what could be an avalanche of applications from entrepreneurs hoping to obtain one of the three permits to legally sell marijuana from retail storefronts within...

 

Culver Weighs Regs on Short-Term Rentals

Culver City officials and local residents were gathering at press time this week to begin formulating a plan to regulate short- term vacation rentals in Culver, fresh on the heels of a study by a...

 

Culver Weighs Regulations on Short-Term Rentals

Culver City officials and local residents were gathering at press time this week to begin formulating a plan to regulate short- term vacation rentals in Culver, fresh on the heels of a study by a...

 

MORE TAXES?

Acknowledging its massive municipal deficit to fund city employee pensions, the Culver City Council this week unanimously agreed to declare a "fiscal emergency" and pushed forward with its plans to ask local voters to approve another one-quarter...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    July 5, 2018

Angry Residents Confront Council

In an apparent effort to stave-off possible action by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Public Integrity Unit of alleged Brown Act violations, the Culver City Council has re-agenized a vote...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 21, 2018

CITY COUNCIL BLINKS

In an unprecedented move, the City Council has opted to review the procedure for mayoral and vice mayor selection, according to a letter from the City Attorney's office. The move was prompted by...

 

Free Household Hazardous, E-Waste Disposal Roundup June 30

Local residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic waste free of charge at a Countywide Household Hazardous and E-Waste Roundup next week in Culver City. The Roundup will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 31, 2018

Brown Act Violation?

The City Attorney of Culver City this week addressed the controversy that was sparked at the City Council installation and the alleged Brown Act violation. In a carefully worded statement, the city...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    May 17, 2018

Culver City to Join State in Sanctuary Lawsuit Against Feds

With many cities and several counties suing the State of California over the so called "Sanctuary City" law, the Culver City Council voted 3-1-1 to back the state with what is known as an Amicus...

 

Culver Woman's Club Walking to Save Trees

Culver City's Woman's Club raised money for trees by organizing a lake walk at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, Baldwin Hills. Money donated to sponsor walkers will fund several acres of replanting trees in the California Penny Pines...

 
 News    May 3, 2018

JUST POLITICS......Eriksson Snubbed; Shocked Audience Protests

By Stephen Hadland Observer Publisher Bringing to light "the decade's worst kept secret in Culver City," the new City Council skipped over Councilmember Goran Eriksson for the post of Vice Mayor at it...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 26, 2018

New Council Will Take Seats Monday Night

Newly elected councilmen Alex Fisch and Daniel Lee will be sworn in and take seats on the Culver City City Council Monday night. They will replace Jim Clarke and Jeff Cooper who we step down due to...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 26, 2018

COUNCIL VIOLATES POLICY

Shock and disgust were evident in the council chambers Monday night. Unity and kindness flew out the window as the council skipped over the next candidate scheduled to become Vice Mayor. Goran...

 

Rep. Pelosi Through a Kids Eyes

President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the “TrumpTax,” has been the topic of controversy since its signing on December 22. The TrumpTax caps state and local tax deductions at $10,000, on top of cutting corporate taxes and eliminating most ite...

 
 By Carole Bell    News    April 5, 2018

Nancy Pelosi Holds Culver City Town Hall

"A stunning, disgraceful example of greed." That's how Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, U.S. House of Representatives (D-CA), described Donald Trump's tax agenda, speaking Wednesday morning in Culver...

 

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