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 By Letters    Opinion    August 11, 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...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 9, 2022

LIFTING CHILDREN OUT OF POVERTY

Dear Editor, We have the means, all that is lacking is the political will. Providing low-income California families with $2,000 per child will give the next generation of children a fighting chance....

 
 By Letters    Opinion    June 2, 2022

California Should Use Its Massive Surplus To Lift Children Out Of Poverty With Direct Cash Payments

Dear Editor, The recently-expired monthly federal Child Tax Credit payments cut child poverty dramatically in California by over 33%.1 California has an opportunity now to step in and keep those...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 26, 2022

A Single Morning Snapshot

A homeless man sleeps on the corner of 6th St. and Calif. Ave. Opinion By John Alle May 13, 2022 - The Ambassador program is a waste, and in the words of Councilmember Phil Brock, DTSM, Inc. itself...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Whomever cares about Culver City,

Is the city not sending out parking enforcement on street cleaning days to enforce the No Parking during the posted hours? It seems that is the case on the 4000 block of Huron Avenue. I called the Cul...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Welcomes New Neighbors

Dear Editor: I live in R-1 Carlson Park. I love my neighborhood and my neighbors. Adding denser housing to our neighborhood might take a little getting used to. It might mean a few more cars on my...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Supports Increasing Density in Culver City

Dear Editor, Those of us who oppose racism, must also support more housing in Culver City. Did you know that housing inequality is one of the major reasons there is a large wealth gap between Black...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    May 5, 2022

Just say 'no' to no-bid state contracts

By Jon Coupal and Scott Wilk During the past two years, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration has paid billions of dollars in secretive no-bid contracts with little to no transparency. Now Newsom is...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    April 21, 2022

Santa Monica is Indeed Unsafe

By John Alle, Local Business Owner I am responding to the Opinion piece co-authored by City Manager David White and Police Chief Ramon Batista. They responded to the "recent local and regional news...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 24, 2022

Municidal City Council Demolishes Parking Structure

Melissa Toomim, Candidate for Congress On Monday, March 14, 2022, the City of Santa Monica began the process of tearing down Parking Structure 3 in downtown Santa Monica. Santa Monica Bayside Owners A...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 17, 2022

Calls Russian Invaders War Criminals

Editor, It’s the same old theme since 1916. In your head, in your head, they’re still fighting. With their tanks, and their bombs, And their bombs, and their guns, In your head, in your head,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    March 10, 2022

Build More Culver City Housing

Dear Editor, When we purchased our home in Culver City in 2015 there were many reasons why: proximity to work and family, a location that afforded a walkable lifestyle with plenty of parks and very...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 24, 2022

Imposter Claims to be Local Man During Town Meeting on Lincoln Center

2/18/22: Last evening I listened to a City commission zoom meeting, then tuned in 20 minutes late to the "Developer-hosted zoom meeting" regarding the large development proposed for Ocean Park and...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 24, 2022

"Aggressive Hostility?" Boo-hoo, Mayor Himmelrich!

Mayor Sheds Crocodile Tears While Ruining Santa Monica Permanently for Residents: Letter from Santa Monica Voter Boo-hoo-boo, Mayor Himmelrich. Cry me a river with your comments. If you and this City...

 

Process for Lincoln Project Not Fair

As background, I have lived in Santa Monica for almost 50 years and served on the Board of Friends of Sunset Park neighborhood group for over 10 years in the 1990’s and 2000’s. Back then, we felt that developers might overrun the city with...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 10, 2022

Low Income Residents Depend on City WiFi

Our city wifi has been off in the Sunset Park area between 21st and 26th Streets on Ocean Park Boulevard, the Pico corridor and the Montana Avenue areas since May 26, 2021. this is a valuable service...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 3, 2022

Dear Council Members,

I was unable to speak tonight after taking the time to log onto the meeting, I want to list the items that need to be addressed. 1. How does the Culver City Council intend to pay for the...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 3, 2022

Watching Politicians Dismantle Culver City

Letter to the Editor, Culver City’s Proposed Housing Element Upzoning Perhaps future historians will, with the advantage of hindsight, be able to look back and dissect how a small group of clever,...

 
 By Letters    Opinion    February 3, 2022

Lack of accessibility

Hello Council, I have to chime in on the lack of accessibility of these ongoing online Council meetings. I’ve lost count of how many of these e-mails we’ve received at Protect Culver City...

 

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