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 By Letters    Opinion    November 24, 2022 

Dear Editor:

On November 17, 2022, our new councilmember-elect Dan O’Brien described his plan for addressing homelessness in an interview with Culver City News. It’s incomprehensible. O’Brien starts with...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 24, 2022 

Avoid a Holiday Tragedy

Dear Editor, Avoid a Holiday Tragedy The holiday season comes with family gatherings, social time with friends, and office parties. These joyful events can lead to life-altering consequences, like...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 10, 2022

If It Is Not Genocide, Don't Compare It To The Holocaust

There are far too many atrocities that both have occurred in recent times and that continue to occur. They need to be reported upon, discussed, and universally condemned. Moreover, we need to do what...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2022

Dear Neighbors,

As a lifelong Feminist/Progressive/Pro-choice Democrat, I am writing to ask you to vote by November 8th for Dan O’Brien and Denice Renteria for Culver City Council. I believe that in our nonpartisan...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2022

Dear Editor,

I’m writing to voice my strong and unwavering support for Alex Fisch in this critically important upcoming election for City Council here in Culver City. The actions the next council takes on the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2022

To whom it may concern,

I feel the need to share that Dan O'Brien, candidate for City Council for Culver City is incredibly responsive and involved with his residents and business owners in Culver City. I felt the need to...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2022

Dear Culver City Neighbors,

We are currently experiencing a ‘spiral of silence’ in Culver City. It can and should be stopped. In 1974, Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann, a political scientist, coined the phrase ‘spiral of silence...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2022

Letter to Editor;

I decided not to run for Culver City Council this year for a few reasons. In the last election cycle for Culver City Council 2020, I received 2,163 votes which in previous off years would have been a...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    November 3, 2022

Dear editor,

I feel compelled to canvass and support Dan O’Brien and Denice Renteria for the Culver City council race. They are the only candidates that can help turn the course of our city back into a safe...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 27, 2022

Developer has Endorsements

Dear Editor, A developer in Santa Monica is pushing through 4500 units of housing, and in Redondo Beach over 2300 units are proposed to replace the beachfront AES power plant, and for that reason...

 

Support for Fisch and Puza

Dear Neighbors, If you have not already voted, I ask that you vote for Alex Fisch and Freddy Puza for City Council. Electing any of the other candidates will create a conservative majority on the Council which will slow or reverse environmental...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 20, 2022

Support for Dan O'Brien

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter to show my support for Dan O’Brien. For several years in the early 2000s, I worked with Dan on the Board of the Culver City Education Foundation, He was always...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 20, 2022

Supports Dan O'Brien

Dear Editor, I am writing to submit an endorsement for Dan O’Brien’s bid to be elected to the Culver City Council. I have known Dan since 2014 through our sons local Scouts BSA Troop 108. My son h...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 20, 2022

MOVE means we say "SHOVE IT, Alex"

While we do understand that MOVE planning considerations involved such artistic issues as to which pastel traffic paint color to choose, there was zero outreach to Arts District residents to inform...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 20, 2022

Why Vote Yes on Measure VY?

We are a youth-led campaign to lower Culver City’s voting age to 16 in municipal and school board elections Initial reactions to our movement are often immediate and negative. This is...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 13, 2022

Mega-Drought?

Dear Editor, Are We Prepared for the Mega-Drought? Let’s make sure we are by electing a local Culver City resident and water expert to represent us on the board of the West Basin water district:...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    October 13, 2022

Save Culver City Businesses Vote No On Measure BL

Measure BL, on Culver City’s November ballot, is a proposal to raise the annual business license tax on Culver City businesses based on what category the business falls into and its gross revenues....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    September 8, 2022

Do Not Eliminate single family zoning

Dear Editor, On Aug. 8, 2022, the City Council majority of Mayor Daniel Lee, and Councilmembers Alex Fisch and Yasmine-Imani McMorrin voted to eliminate R1/single-family zoning, deliberately evading...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    August 18, 2022

Fiesta la Ballona must keep booths for our local community support groups!

When we first became involved with Fiesta la Ballona (FLB) in 2003 our understanding was it was a celebration for residents of the City and intended to increase the desirable profile of Culver City...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 14, 2022

We Get Letters

Dear Editor, At the Culver City Democratic Club candidate forum on June, 29, 2022, candidates were asked the following question: “How will you address the housing and homelessness crisis?” Among...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 14, 2022

Lisa Skelley and Grace Diner

Dear Editor, Thank you to the Culver City Observer and specifically to Sandra Coopersmith for the beautiful, detailed and well-deserved feature story on Lisa Skelley and Grace Diner. The Culver City...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    July 7, 2022

Opposes Turning Culver City Into High Density Community

Dear Editor, These council members are trying to turn Culver City into Hollywood, high density luxury rentals replacing our low-density green city. Have you been to Hollywood? It consists of luxury...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 23, 2022

Organization has Different Vision for City

Dear Editor, My thoughts keep going back to your article from a few weeks ago: “Dem Club President speaks on key issues.” Right away it opens up with an accusatory pull quote: “Common Sense...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 23, 2022

Defends Second Amendment Gun Rights

Letter to Editor, I have one simple question to ask the anti-gun folks protesting in Culver City. How would you defend yourself if an armed criminal broke into your house and threatened your life? I...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 9, 2022

Happy Pride Month from Catholics for Choice

Dear Editor, Happy Pride Month! As a Catholic woman who came out very publicly in a very Catholic space fifteen years ago, I learned the transformative impact of being proud of your queerness and...

 

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