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News

Culver City Adds Another Sister – Capo d’Orlando

Culver City Adds Another Sister – Capo d’Orlando

It was a crowded and festive scene on Jasmine Avenue Tuesday evening September 19 as the Sister City committee welcomed the delegation from Capo d"Orlando at the start of a ten day visit to complete the process of joining Culver City and Capo d'Orlando in sisterhood. A potluck party hosted by long time Sister City supporter Mike Cohen was attended by members of the Culver City City Council - [...]

Social Justice Bills Await Governor’s Signature

Social Justice Bills Await Governor’s Signature

Protecting foster children and reforming the juvenile and criminal justice systems to put greater emphasis on prevention, rehabilitation and maintaining family cohesion are among the nine proposals by Sen. Holly J. Mitchell that await action on Gov. Brown’s desk. “It has been an honor to fight for measures to improve the quality of life for California children and young adults on behalf of [...]

Need to Renew? Help is Here

Need to Renew? Help is Here

DACA Renewal - If you need help, all the help you need is here on  Thursday, September 21st, 2pm - 7pm at the Culver City Middle School in the Multi-Purpose room, from 2-5pm, or the Library from 5-7pm at 4401 Elenda Street,Culver City, CA 90230 CARECEN will be on-site to assist DACA recipients with FREE DACA Renewal Services and Legal Advice. Make sure to renew your DACA before the OCTOBER [...]

Visioning Study – The Future of Mobility in Culver City

Visioning Study – The Future of Mobility in Culver City

On Monday, August 28, 2017, Culver City’s Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Visioning Study consultant, Johnson Fain, presented preliminary project recommendations to the City Council. The Study focuses on the future of mobility in Culver City around the TOD with the Expo Station at its core, exploring linkages with Downtown Culver City and the surrounding neighborhoods. It is the product of [...]

Inglewood Oil Field Draft Environmental Impact Report Now Available for Public Comments

Inglewood Oil Field Draft Environmental Impact Report Now Available for Public Comments

The time allowed for public comments on the draft of the Environmental Impact Report began on Friday September 15, 2017 and will remain open until November 14, 2017. The Draft EIR can be viewed or downloaded at the City’s website at www.culvericty.org/inglewoodoilfield. In a press release from the city of Culver City, notice was made available to "all responsible agencies and interested [...]

Sacramento Approves #EquityAndJustice Bills

Sacramento Approves #EquityAndJustice Bills

Just weeks after 25,000 people attended a concert here by artist-musician Common to push for common sense justice reforms, the California Legislature approved the final two bills in the #EquityAndJustice package. Senate Bills 394 and 395, jointly authored by Sens. Ricardo Lara and Senator Holly J. Mitchell, now go to Gov. Brown, and supporters praised the package for its goal to promote [...]

Bass Flight Noise Amendments Shot Down by GOP

Bass Flight Noise Amendments Shot Down by GOP

Culver City's Congresswoman Karen Bass, who has met repeatedly with residents and city officials over the problem of increasing aircraft noise at nearby LAX, finally got a chance to propose six amendments to reduce the sound of giant aircraft landings before the House Rules Committee on September 5. Her pleas for more funds to research solutions to reduce noise on planes and on air traffic noise [...]

Bristol Parkway Project Draws Anger @ Community Meeting

Bristol Parkway Project Draws Anger @ Community Meeting

When HSH Management set up the first in a series of required meetings on September 14, 2017 at 7 pm for community input over the proposed Bristol Parkway Project, they offered a meeting room at the Four Seasons by Sheraton and set up fifty chairs. When more than 300 people showed up, it was clear that this was going to be a different kind of engagement with the community than the developer had [...]

Coming to the Aid of the Persecuted – Tonight at Temple Akiba

Coming to the Aid of the Persecuted – Tonight at Temple Akiba

All are invited to this program, free and open to the public: It’s a special panel discussion hosted by Temple Akiba of Culver City, titled “Coming to the Aid of the Persecuted: Saving the Yazidis from Genocide.” The Yazidi people are in the fourth year of a sexual and military slavery that is part of a genocide perpetrated y so-called-ISIS. Among other groups the Israeli NGO IsraAid and [...]

State Assembly Approves SB 393, Sealing Arrest Records for Those Not Convicted

State Assembly Approves SB 393, Sealing Arrest Records for Those Not Convicted

The California Assembly approved Senate Bill 393, the Consumer Arrest Record Equity Act, to seal arrest records and remove barriers to employment and housing for those arrested but not convicted of a crime. The CARE Act is sponsored by San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón. Senate Bill 393 is part of the #EquityAndJustice bill package of bills jointly authored by Senator Ricardo Lara [...]

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