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Transit Oriented Development – Three More Public Workshops Planned

Transit Oriented Development – Three More Public Workshops Planned

The City of Culver City is taking steps to develop a comprehensive plan that would lead to sustainable, transit and mobility improvements around the rapidly changing Expo Line Station area. This area is known as the City’s Transit Oriented Development (TOD) District. In order to collect suggestions from multiple stakeholders about the TOD, the City is asking the community to take part in this [...]

Edible Books and Pop-Up Sale @ Julian Dixon May 20

Edible Books and Pop-Up Sale @ Julian Dixon May 20

The Culver City Friends of the Library will be having our Edible Books Festival tomorrow, Saturday, May 20. In addition to the great fun of Edible Books we will be having a Pop Up Book Sale with a small and wonderful selection of used books available for purchase. There will be cookbooks, hardcover classics, children's books, mysteries, contemporary fiction, humorous books, non-fiction, and even [...]

Mitchell Gets 100% Rating on People’s Report Card

Mitchell Gets 100% Rating on People’s Report Card

The California-based Courage Campaign, in partnership with the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment Action announced giving Los Angeles Democrat Sen. Holly J. Mitchell a 100-percent, A-plus rating in its second annual People’s Report Card of California. The website grades California’s legislators on how they voted on critical bills prioritized by the progressive movement in [...]

Culver City’s Report on the Creative Economy

Culver City’s Report on the Creative Economy

On April 11, 2017, the City Council received a presentation of "The Creative Economy Report of Culver City", which is now available on the City's website at www.culvercity.org/CreativeEconomyReport. This report, compiled by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), quantifies the economic impact of creative industries in Culver City over the past decade. "The creative [...]

Culver City Women’s Club Installs New Board

Culver City Women’s Club Installs New Board

At the May General Meeting the Culver City Woman's Club installed new officers for the 2017-2018 Fiscal Year. Pictured from left to right are: Cecelia Boskin=Corresponding Secretary; Carole Kanter -Treasurer; Judit Harris-Recording Secretary; Barbara Rainier Popkin - 2nd Vice President; Pat Harmon - 1st Vice President; Carol DeSalvo - 3rd Vice President; Angie Waller - President; and Barbara [...]

Mitchell and Lara Move Juvenile Justice Reforms through Sacramento

Mitchell and Lara Move Juvenile Justice Reforms through Sacramento

State senators yesterday approved setting age 12 as the minimum age for prosecution, part of a package of sweeping reforms of how California’s criminal justice system treats youths and young adults. In addition, senators approved a companion measure that seeks a modest step toward enacting the bipartisan movement to end wasteful incarceration spending in favor of community [...]

Culver City Polystyrene Ban to Go into Effect on November 8, 2017

Culver City Polystyrene Ban to Go into Effect on November 8, 2017

May 8, 2017, the City of Culver City became the 108th city in California to adopt a citywide ordinance that bans the use of Polystyrene foodware. Polystyrene, which is a synthetic polymer plastic that comes in two forms – foam (often mistakenly referred to as “Styrofoam”) and solid (straws, cutlery, coffee cup lids) – are commonly used by restaurants for take-out food orders. The [...]

Tonight Only – ‘Rikers: An American Jail’ with Bill Moyers @ Actors’ Gang

Tonight Only – ‘Rikers: An American Jail’ with Bill Moyers @ Actors’ Gang

Actors’ Gang Theater is hosting a special benefit screening of Rikers: An American Jail, on Monday, May 15 at 8:00 pm,. A conversation with award-winning journalist Bill Moyers, who oversaw the documentary, Academy Award winner Tim Robbins, and Chris Bisbano, a former Prison Project student, will follow the screening. The event is the second of Actors’ Gang Axis Mundi 2017 season, a series [...]

Marijuana Task Force Initial Meeting May 17

Marijuana Task Force Initial Meeting May 17

You are invited to attend the first meeting of the Culver City Marijuana Task Force on Wednesday, May 17, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Culver City Hall, First Floor, Dan Pataccia Room, 9770 Culver Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. The Marijuana Task Force was created by City Council in response to the passage of California Proposition 64. Its goal is to develop comprehensive regulations related [...]

Commissioners Needed – Applications Open for Committees and Boards

Commissioners Needed – Applications Open for Committees and Boards

Do you eve feel like you should have more influence on what happens in Culver City? There's an easy and effective way to do that -  Eighteen openings are available on the following bodies: Civil Service Commission (1); Committee on Homelessness (4); Cultural Affairs Commission (2); Fiesta La Ballona (1); Landlord Tenant Mediation Board (1 Tenant, 2 Landlord, and 1 Member-at-Large); Los Angeles [...]

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