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City Council Discusses Prop. 64 Marijuana Regulations

City Council Discusses Prop. 64 Marijuana Regulations

While the passage of Prop. 64 in last November's election legalizing the use of marijuana for adults over the age of 21, it also left to cities to set their own standards for sales, taxation, growth and production. How Culver City will decide on what is best was a discussion at the last council meeting on Feb. 13, 2017. There are currently no legal marijuana businesses in the city, and with [...]

Habitat for Humanity Has 350 Applications for 10 Housing Units on Globe Ave.

Habitat for Humanity Has 350 Applications for 10 Housing Units on Globe Ave.

On January 28, Habitat for Humanity concluded a series of four information meetings for households interested in applying for the Globe Project. The information meetings were held in both English and Spanish on January 12, 19, 21 and 28. According to the city manager's office, a total of 350 households attended these meetings. Habitat will begin review of the applications, and a preference will [...]

2017 Western State Conference Relays @ WLAC Postponed – New Date Feb. 24

2017 Western State Conference Relays @ WLAC Postponed – New Date Feb. 24

Next Friday, February 24, the West Los Angeles College Wildcats begin their quest for the Western State Conference titles in Track & Field at West LA. Originally scheduled for FEb. 17, the meet has been postponed due to rain. The Wildcats are led by sophomores Alexis Henry and Reagan Andrews who were members of the 2016 Junior College Track and Field All-America team. The pair, along [...]

City Council Puts “Sanctuary City” on March Agenda

City Council Puts “Sanctuary City” on March Agenda

The City Council Meeting of Feb 13, 2017 already had a lengthy agenda, but much of the crowd attending were there about an item they wanted on a future agenda; making Culver City a sanctuary city. More than a dozen speakers were able to address the council at the beginning of the evening, calling for the council to agendize. Rebecca Rona Tuttle told a story of a student of hers, Angelica, who [...]

Venice Boulevard to Become “Great Street” with Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

Venice Boulevard to Become “Great Street” with Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

For years, the Venice Great Street was a model for how the city, council office and community could work together on a shared vision for the Mayor’s Great Streets Initiative. But while the outreach plan brought most of the Mar Vista Community together, the project was stalled because the segment of Venice Boulevard that would be a Great Street was owned by Caltrans, and the agency was concerned [...]

Dear Editor – Safety is Not Political

Dear Editor – Safety is Not Political

Our diversity is our strength. With one of the most diverse public school systems in the nation, Culver City Unified believes that it's the differences between our students that help shape their learning and their character, and propel them to unparalleled heights in college and careers. To this end, our district aims to protect this diversity and is providing resources to students and [...]

CCUSD Front and Center Theater Extravaganza Puts Children at the End of the Rainbow

CCUSD Front and Center Theater Extravaganza Puts Children at the End of the Rainbow

While the rain pattered gently down on the Vets Auditorium on Friday Feb. 10, the rainbow was inside. The Front and Center Theater Extravaganza offered a showcase for all the theater programs that participate with the Culver City Unified School District to offer children the magic of theater. While teaching creativity is understood to be important by most educators, CCUSD offers more theater [...]

Car Show May Move to Vets Park

Car Show May Move to Vets Park

On Monday, February 13, 2017, the Culver City City Council will consider a request for sponsorship and use of Veterans Park to host the 14th Annual Culver City Car Show. The meeting will be held at 7 PM in the Mike Balkman Council Chambers in Culver City City Hall located at 9770 Culver Blvd. While the Car Show has been presented in Downtown Culver City for the past 12 years, the scheduled [...]

USC Hosts “Women Of Color in Politics” Panel

USC Hosts “Women Of Color in Politics” Panel

The Asian Pacific Islander Caucus hosted Assemblymember Cristina Garcia, State Senator Holly Mitchell (pictured left) and Mayor Pro Tempore of Sierra Madre Rachelle Arizmendi, who discussed their experiences as women in politics Friday at Ronald Tutor Campus Center. As women of color, each of the panelists had to overcome the perceptions of their peers to not only get elected, but also to make [...]

Small Appointed to League of California Cities Committee on Housing Policy

Small Appointed to League of California Cities Committee on Housing Policy

Council Member Thomas Aujero Small was recently appointed to a one-year term on the League of California Cities’ Housing, Community and Economic Development Policy committee. He attended his first Committee meeting on January 19th. This League Policy committee, which is integral to the League’s Policy making process, reviews issues related to general plans and zoning, housing, rent control, [...]

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