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 By Letters    Opinion    October 18, 2018 

Stop Runaway Taxes

Dear Editor, In the season of the “Op Ed”, I thought I should join in. When I moved from Venice to Culver City, in 1990, it was for good schools (we heard through people with children-no internet...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Dear Editor,

In the fall of 1979 I moved from New York State to Los Angeles. At a party, I asked where I might want to apply to work as a teacher. More than one guest suggested Culver City. I remember them saying...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Vote 'Yes' on Measure K Tax Hike

I am writing in support of the parcel tax being voted on Nov. 6. Known as Measure K, it will add $189 to each property owner’s tax bill for each of the next seven years. Five years ago, our Culver...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Passage of Measure K 'Imperative'

When we think of what’s wonderful about Culver City, our schools are at the top of the list. Our community thrives because of our great schools. New homeowners pay top-dollar to move into our...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

Culver Union Backs Property-Tax Hike

It is with great pleasure that the Association of Classified Employees—Culver City supports Measure K, an initiative that will bring much needed funds into our District. The funds from Measure K...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 11, 2018

More Support for Measure K

My three sons had the benefit of being educated in Culver City at no cost to me and my husband, Ed. California’s Education Code does not allow charging for most K-12 expenses. We were not obligated...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 4, 2018

Dear Editor:

California’s Public Employee Pension Reform Act (PEPRA) of 2013 has ameliorated many of the causes of concern about public employee pension costs in local school districts; however, it is a...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 27, 2018

Putting a Price on Safety

How much is your safety and the safety of your family worth? According to Neil Rubenstein’s two columns earlier this month, if you live in Culver City, you’re paying too darn much. Citing gross...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Defense of Senior Center

I've been a volunteer at the Culver City Senior Center for over 14 years as their Karaoke DJ on Tuesdays. We have a wide spectrum of personalities who come to the Center, and sometimes it's difficult...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Killer Coyotes

I’m disappointed that there hasn’t been more news coverage, or seemingly any follow-up, to the coyote issue facing various Culver City neighborhoods. There are many community members who still...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 9, 2018

Culver City Observer Letters Policy

Letters and Commentaries are the opinion of the individual writers and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the newspaper. The Culver City Observer takes positions on issues and will be marked...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 2, 2018

No New Taxes!

Dear Editor, It is unfortunate that the Culver City Council's only answer to rising pension costs is to again tax the City's residents. Other cities have found solutions that do not require raising...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 26, 2018

No Stinking Drought

Dear Editor, Drought? We don’t got no (sic) stinking drought! On May 22, I emailed the city manager, John Nachbar, regarding a massive ongoing water leak from the irrigation system at the Culver...

 

Dear Editor

Dear Editor, It is often customary, when writing a critique of an elected representative, to espouse one’s own political affiliation – to perhaps tout the fact that I’ve been an active member of the Democratic Party for close to 15 years....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 12, 2018

CORRECTION: Expectations of City Council too High?

Dear Editor, My parents always taught me that when you’re angry about something, you have to take a step back, sleep on it, and decide if you are still angry enough to say what you wanted to say....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 5, 2018

Culver City Just Lost its Moral Compass

Dear Editor, As a lifelong Liberal Democrat and 35-year resident of Culver City, I've seen lots of changes--some good and some bad. But never yet have I witnessed the City losing its moral compass ....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 28, 2018

Former Mayor Corlin Points to Flaws in Council Vote

Dear Publisher, I hope this email finds you well. Even though after 28 years I do not live in CC anymore, I still follow the politics from time to time. I would agree with your statement below, from...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 28, 2018

A New Day is Dawning

A new day is dawning! We are awakening! People First participatory democracy is "happening" in Culver City! Former Mayor Gary Silbiger must be thanked for breaking ranks with almost 100 years of...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 21, 2018

Dear Editor:

One year ago, fire fighter Cory Iverson died tragically battling the huge Thompson fire in Ventura county. Only 32 years of age, he left behind a wife and two little ones. Now comes Neil...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Reader Says No to Recall

To the Editor: Re: Outrage Continues; Residents Exploring Recall, May 10, 2018 My immediate reaction to Alex Fisch and Daniel Lee winning the two available council seats was to wonder if Meghan...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 17, 2018

Reader Claims Councilman Lee Lied

Dear Editor, I am appalled, but not shocked, at the events that took place at the City Council meeting on 4/30/2018. Goran Eriksson was elected to serve on the Council by the people of this city and...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 10, 2018

Bassilian Blasts Demagoguery in Council Election

Dear Editor, The leftists of Culver City have been hailing the Fisch/Lee victory as a defeat of a privileged old guard. So yes, let's talk about privilege. Let's talk about how Fisch used his...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 26, 2018

Dear Editor,

I was not going to say anything initially about the April 10 Culver City election. However, I now feel I have to. I was very involved in working with my husband, Marcus Tiggs, as he campaigned for a...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 26, 2018

Expression of Gratitude to All City Council Members

City Council members, because of our recent city council race, this has been a time of celebration for some, and a time of frustration and disappointment for others. I regret this, but it’s...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 5, 2018

Support For Tiggs Crosses all Lines

Dear Editor, I’m a Democrat and I’m Marcus Tiggs’ Campaign Manager. You may be wondering, with all the negative flyers making the rounds, why a Democrat would support Marcus Tiggs for Culver...

 

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