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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...

 

July 13th Council meeting debriefing tomorrow's proposed "candidate interview meeting" postponed to next Thursday

Everything we said would happen last night, happened. Like clockwork. The usual 15 "Meghanites" spoke out to defund or abolish the police, accompanied by whatever students they could find from the high schools. We only had one speaker: Keith Jones. A...

 

City of LA to Provide 5000 Homeless Beds

After frenzied weeks of negotiating, the city and county of Los Angeles announced an agreement Thursday to create 5,300 beds for homeless people over the next 10 months, rising to 6,000 over a...

 
 By Stephen Hadland    News    June 25, 2020

Council Majority Said CCPD will not see Layoffs

Protect Culver City, a political action commitee, predicted that they may face opposition, and they were right. Culver City Action Network organized about 40-50 speakers, who got in line first at...

 

City Council to Consider Changes In Police Funding at June 15 Meeting

Following nationwide calls to defund police departments, the Culver City Council has decided it will tackle that controversial issue at its next meeting on June 15. Across the country, many cities...

 

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...

 

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