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Bass Declares Support for Formal Impeachment Inquiry

Culver City Congresswoman Karen Bass, Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, recently issued the following statement: "For the last...

 

Reps. Bass, Davis Introduce FAFSA Act

On Tuesday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Culver City) and Rep. Danny Davis (D-Ill.) introduced the FAFSA Act (the Financial Aid Fairness for Students Act) to repeal a law that makes it all but impossible for pe...

 

Group Seeks Voter Approval for Rent Control

A recently formed group called “Protect Culver City” gave notice of intent to the City Council proposing amendments to Culver City Municipal Code, relating to a prohibition on passing of rent control without a vote of the people. The proposed...

 

Lion Chased Lion into Cars

Shortly After, He Was Struck by Traffic and Killed Dramatic new surveillance video shows mountain lion P-61 getting chased by a male uncollared lion minutes before he was struck by traffic and killed...

 

Green Leader Businesses in Culver City

Culver City is now a Clean Power Alliance (CPA) Green Leader and encourages local businesses to become the same through the Alliance's Green Leader Program. To become a CPA Green Leader, local...

 

West Basin Municipal Water District receives Transparency Certificate Of Excellence

At the August Board Meeting, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) received the District Transparency Certificate of Excellence by the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF) in...

 

Governor Appoints Olivares-Castain

Stacie Olivares-Castain, 44, of Culver City, has been appointed to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System Board of Administration. Olivares-Castain has been chief investment officer at Lendistry since 2019. She was senior advisor on...

 

RENT CONTROL IS HERE

Culver City approved a temporary rent control measure early Tuesday. Despite objections for many apartment owners the freeze will be in place for twelve months. The vote was 4-1 with Vice Mayor Goran Eriksson opposing the move. As expected, the...

 

Mayor Sahli-Wells Voices Support for Rent Freeze

By Dennis J. Freeman City Editor Culver City has a dilemma on its hands when it comes to the possibility that its City Council will consider putting a cap on rent increase for the time being. With...

 

India Ends Kashmir Autonomy

By Preity Upala A 72-year wait is over today. Prime minister Narendra Modi of India has reversed the political blunder committed by Jawaharlal Nehru with regards to the state of Kashmir. It is a day that will be remembered as the day history was...

 

West Basin Increases Grass Replacement Rebate

Beginning July 1, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) will add one dollar to the popular Turf Replacement Program rebate offered by the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (MWD). The extra dollar, approved by the West...

 

Funding for Water Bottle Filling Stations

The West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) announced its Water Bottle Filling Station Grant Program will return for another year with increased funding opportunities. As a public facility Culver City, along with eleven other cities and...

 

Council Appoints Commissioner and Board Members

The City Council made the following appointments to Culver City Commissions, Boards, and Committees at the June 10 meeting: • Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee: Art Nomura and Anne Diga Jacobsen • Civil Service Commission: Michelle Ford...

 

Bill to End Hair Discrimination Moves forward in Assembly

The CROWN Coalition, a national alliance comprised of the National Urban League, Western Center on Law & Poverty, Color Of Change, and Dove, announced today the bill they are sponsoring, Senate Bi...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

West Basin Announces Legislators of the Year

The West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors announced the Legislator of the Year awardees last week. This annual award recognizes legislators who have been instrumental in advancing the development and protection of reliable water...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 25, 2019

Meghan Sahli-Wells Elected Mayor

The acrimonious selection of the vice mayor last year was no where in evidence as the council voted unanimously to elect Meghan Sahli-Wells as Mayor and Goran Eriksson as Vice Mayor. Outgoing Mayor Sm...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    April 18, 2019

Mayor Small Gives 'State of the City' Address

Culver City Mayor Thomas Small was beaming as he delivered his "State of the City" address to more than 600 members of the community. "Our city remains socially, culturally and economically diverse...

 

Culver City Sales Tax 10.25%

The new sales tax took effect in Culver City along with 50 other cities in California effect as of Monday, April 1. Sales tax in Culver City jumped from 10 percent to 10.25 percent. Culver City hiked up 0.25 percent. Culver City's sales tax is now th...

 

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...

 

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