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 By Letters    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Residents Complain about Homeless Encampment

This encampment is getting bigger and bigger with more trash,sewage, trash,rv’s,trucks with trailers, vans, you can’t even walk by lady in blue van has a huge dog that won’t even let you walk...

 

Push Poll to Save Gascon

By Corva Corvax, a Logical Opinion March 5, 2021 On Thursday, Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon released a press statement regarding a poll conducted by Californians for Safety and Justice, claiming the results proved that crime victims...

 

Thirty years ago, I watched Rodney King beaten. We thought our fight was finally over.

By Rep. Karen Bass Congresswoman, 30th Congressional District March 3, 2021 When I first saw the tape of Rodney King being beaten in the middle of the street on March 3, 1991, I was not horrified or surprised. I was hopeful. I believed that now,...

 

Is Vaccine Roll-out Inequitable?

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion On Monday, the Los Angeles County Public Health Department released statistics regarding the demographics of those who have received the Covid-19 vaccine. Of all the...

 

MAIL-IN BALLOTS and the COST OF RUNNING

With the state sanctioning of voting by mail due to the pandemic and for the convenience of all currently registered voters. You are now able to fill out your ballot while sunning in your back yard, lying in bed, or even while sitting on your...

 

PD Helicopters are Annoying

Dear Santa Monica Observer, There was an annoying helicopter hovering low above my SM residence for about an hour today. I assumed it was LAPD so checked SMPD twitter to see if there was any police activity. I was surprised to see no activity,...

 

Stop The Misuse Of Public Funds On Campaigns

By Jon Coupal the President of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association In August, the Fair Political Practices Commission imposed one of the largest fines in its history against Los Angeles County for using taxpayer funds to advocate for a ballot...

 

Health Equity Metric is Racist

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion Governor Newsom released a new "equity metric" last week that adds to the requirements necessary before a county can move to a less restrictive tier. The census tracts in the lowest quartile of the Healthy Place Inde...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 8, 2020

The Genesis of Protect Culver City and Measure B

By Ron Bassilian, president of Protect Culver City Shortly after midnight on June 25 2019, Councilmembers laid bare their plans to phase in rent control. At that late hour, a number of us gathered...

 

How to Vote on the Propositions if You Don't Want a Toilet State

Print headline: by Alyssa Erdley Voting with Attitude There are many alarmingly radical propositions on the ballot this election. Please go through the many measures, educate yourself, and vote. Otherwise, you will be unpleasantly surprised with the...

 

Newsom Vetoes Ethnic Studies Bill

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion Governor Newsom sent AB331, a bill requiring an Ethnic Studies course for California high school graduation, back to the legislature without a signature on September 30, the last possible day for his action on the...

 

"LIBERAL" CITY OF SANTA MONICA DISENFRANCHISES SECTION 8 TENANTS

City and its Housing Authority have been depriving subsidized housing tenants of federally mandated representation on Resident Advisory Board and Housing Authority Board Throughout Santa Monica, about 1,488 residents currently live in subsidized...

 

How Voters Avoid Evil Influence

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion Many are concerned about “election interference” during the campaign season leading up to the November election. The words mean different things to different people. Some see trolls at computer banks pretending...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 3, 2020

Our Nest Eggs Are For Retirement

As local property owners, we have enough worries about our own properties. We shouldn’t have to worry about how much our homes’ equity has grown in market value. For most of us, the more our...

 

"Thank You" Culver City Residents and Business Owners

The Culver City Police Officers Association wants to thank the hundreds of residents and business owners in Culver City who came out and showed their support for the Culver City Police Department at the “Defend, Don’t Defund” rally in front of...

 

Public Safety 'Reimagined' by BLM

by Corva Corvax A Logical Opinion Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin presented a town hall on Monday night and left the agenda up to Black Lives Matter-LA and People's Budget LA with the predictab...

 

Connecting to explore citizenship

J. Cynthia McDermott, Ed.D. Regional Director of Antioch University California When Captain Picard from the Stat Trek television frnachise said, “Engage” we all knew what he meant; Move this ship forward to create change. Today we are in an...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 12, 2020

Protect Residents and Officers Lives

Culver City Businesses and Residents, The purpose of this letter is to address the pending decision which will be made by our Culver City Council members regarding the purchase of an Emergency Rescue...

 

Culver City Police Officers Association Urges council to Move Forward with Bearcat Purchase

Culver City Businesses and Residents, The purpose of this letter is to address the pending decision which will be made by our Culver City Council members regarding the purchase of an Emergency Rescue...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 13, 2020

Council to Allow Minors on Commissions?

Monday night city council proposed allowing minors and non-registered voters on city commissions and boards. We at Protect Culver City are vocally opposed to the idea. We see it not as an extension...

 

Affordable Housing Location Overlooked

If Culver City is rallying a city for everyone, as promoted by the October 11th event at La Ballona school. Why didn’t Culver City use city owned land at Washington and Centinela for affordable hous...

 

Ramblings Around America

Good news for those men and women who lives in Oklahoma. It is projected over the next 10 years; they will have a shortage of 7,000 skilled workers each year for the next decade according to an Oklaho...

 

Drug Overdoses on the Rise

In the United States the number of deaths from drug overdoses has more than doubled in the last 16 years. Prevention magazine published a report October 2017 stating more than 52,000 Americans died...

 

Transparent California Reveals Cost of Top Brass at City Hall

The Culver City Jewish War Veterans Post 617 mentioned in a recent newsletter the USS Arizona is in a bad state of repair and will remain closed indefinite. Have you ever head of Cloud Break Communiti...

 

The Call for Female Firefighters

I am truly amazed with the Mayor, the Honorable Meghan Sahli-Wells for not speaking more forcibly as it relates to the lack of lady firefighters in our city. Perhaps the fire chief should institute...

 

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