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Felony Vandalism Suspects Arrested

Felony Vandalism Suspects Arrested

Last night at about 10:00 PM, ( August 31, 2014) Culver City Police Officers were patrolling the area of Playa St. and Hannum Ave. when they attempted to contact three suspicious subjects. After a short foot pursuit, all three of the subjects, who where gang members from the city of Inglewood, were detained. It was later determined that five locations in the area, including a delivery truck, [...]

Construction @ Overland & Braddock

Construction @ Overland & Braddock

Starting September 2 through September 30, the SND (a subcontractor to Insituform) will be working on a sewer project at the intersection of Overland Ave. and Braddock Dr. Typical construction hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. During construction hours, Overland Ave. will be reduced to one lane at each direction at Braddock Dr, and left turns are prohibited from Overland [...]

State Follows Culver City Lead – Plastic Bag Ban is the Law

State Follows Culver City Lead – Plastic Bag Ban is the Law

After six long years and eight legislative attempts, victory against the plastic bag is ours. Environmentalists bagged a huge win on Friday, August 29, 2014 when the California Legislature approved a ban on the distribution of single-use plastic shopping bags at major retailers throughout the state. After 124 cities and counties in the state had already banned the bag, this law now bans the bag [...]

West Basin Supports State Water Bond

West Basin Supports State Water Bond

On August 25, 2014, the West Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors voted to adopt a formal “support” position on the $7.12 billion water bond measure set for the November 2014 ballot. Entitled the “Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014,” the bond will appear as Proposition 1 on the ballot. “The West Basin Board voted to support the measure [...]

School Board Looks at Renovating the Robert Frost

School Board Looks at Renovating the Robert Frost

The first meeting of the Culver City School Board for the school year of 2014-2015  saw the long anticipated presentation by the architects Craig Hodgetts and Alexander Sexsmith on renovating the Robert Frost Auditorium at Culver City High School. Hodgetts presented, speaking with the flair and enthusiasm of an architect with an engagingly difficult task ahead, and narrated a series of slides [...]

Meeting in a Minute – City Council August 25, 2014

Meeting in a Minute – City Council August 25, 2014

Here are some highlights from the City Council meeting of August 25, 2014. At this meeting, the City Council: • Presented commendations to Police Officers Leon Moore and Sue Sperling, Sergeant Mark Reppucci, and Senior Jailor Desmond Burns on the occasion of their retirements. • Received a presentation from the Kaizuka Exchange Program staff members and student participants who recently [...]

West Basin Suspends Outreach and Sponsorship After Removing Smith From Board

West Basin Suspends Outreach and Sponsorship After Removing Smith From Board

At a Board meeting on August 25, 2014, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors unanimously voted to suspend the use of the directors’ outreach and sponsorship funds, pending the results of a combined forensic and financial audit. These funds will be one of several areas evaluated in the independent audit that was approved by the Board as a result of the alleged [...]

Expo Construction on Venice Blvd. Begins Aug. 27

Expo Construction on Venice Blvd. Begins Aug. 27

The Expo Construction Authority would like to let you know what streets to avoid and when to avoid them -  from Wednesday, August 27, 2014 through Friday, October 24, 2014, construction will be ongoing with 24-Hour Work Shifts, seven days a week on the North side of Venice Boulevard, between Culver Boulevard and National Boulevard. Don't go there. As part of the street widening and roadway [...]

Game Changer for INDIEcade – Save or Quit?

Game Changer for INDIEcade – Save or Quit?

Sometimes things don't play out the way they are expected to, and the City Council meeting of August 25 was not quite what was expected for the representatives for INDIEcade, the annual video game conference. The request for in-kind assistance did not getting a winning vote, as it has in the past four years. Instead, it was pushed to the next agenda two weeks hence, on Sept. 8, for [...]

A Sign of Good Sense – Parking Signs Trimmed Overnight

A Sign of Good Sense – Parking Signs Trimmed Overnight

When the word got out last Friday that the tallest parking sign ever seen had sprouted on Irving Place, it went viral - there were photos of the thing on half a dozen sites, and stories on several local news channels. Culver City residents were asking each other "Is this the kind of fame we like?" Mayor Meghan Sahli-Wells said no, and got the signs pulled before Friday was over, and replaced [...]

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