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Dear Editor – Next Election Approaching Quickly

Dear Editor – Next Election Approaching Quickly

 Does money in politics & fracking in our Baldwin Hills concern you? On Tuesday December 3rd there is a special election. This is our opportunity to elect as our State Assembly member, a Culver City favorite voted most popular elected official in 2008 because of his total dedication to the community. He will speak out and work on our behalf in Sacramento. Former Culver City Mayor Chris [...]

Dear Editor – Nota Sheep (Quite A Statement)

Dear Editor – Nota Sheep (Quite A Statement)

Time for a Change -- I am a teacher at one of the schools in the Culver City Unified School District. As I fear retribution from our union leadership, I prefer to use the name Nota Sheep. Certainly, my parents were not that mean, and this is not my real name. Every two years, our union leadership chooses one or more candidates to support in the school board elections. Union leadership does [...]

Dear Editor – Clarke Weighs in

Dear Editor – Clarke Weighs in

I urge you to join me in voting for the following three candidates on Tuesday, November 5th for the Culver City Unified School District Board of Education: Kathy Paspalis Karlo Silbiger Steve Levin I place a lot of emphasis on experience. There is a steep learning curve going into any new position, especially an elected board. I can say this from personal experience. Kathy and Karlo [...]

Dear Editor – Vice Mayor Offers Who and Where

Dear Editor – Vice Mayor Offers Who and Where

Tomorrow is election day in Culver City. I hope all registered voters will take the time to cast their ballots, as the School Board has a tremendous impact on our community. Whether you have kids in the school system or not, your property values, taxes, and overall quality of life are largely determined by the state of our local schools. My three votes go to Karlo, Claudia & [...]

Dear Editor – Vote for Karlo

Dear Editor – Vote for Karlo

We support Karlo Silbiger for four more productive years on the District School Board. He pores over every detail and is able to say, "hold that elevator" when those details are not quite there in the administration of education in our schools. Aligning the interests of students, families and teaching staff is a tall order, and Silbiger is fully aware of the process as the voice of reason. [...]

Dear Editor – Signs Stolen, Candid Camera

Dear Editor – Signs Stolen, Candid Camera

Dear Editor - Here is more video footage of sign stealing. www.youtube.com/channel/UCpO8JKJPIINM8EhY6v-TuVw About six days ago I posted video of an elderly gentleman stealing School Board candidate Kathy Paspalis's yard signs from the corner of Overland and Jefferson. The police have positively identified him I had been informed that Kathy's signs were also being removed repeatedly from [...]

Dear Editor – Silbiger Gets Support

Dear Editor – Silbiger Gets Support

Dear Editor, I write to support Karlo Silbiger for re-election to Culver City School Board. Over the last four years, Karlo has shown he will make thoughtful decisions, will responsibly spend taxpayer dollars and will work to protect funding for arts and music programs. Karlo was School Board President when we were hiring our new Superintendent, David LaRose, in 2012. As such, Karlo was [...]

Dear Editor – Excellence and Equity in Education

Dear Editor – Excellence and Equity in Education

Dear Editor, Claudia Vizcarra is an outstanding candidate for the Culver City School Board. Claudia has consistently championed the twin goals of educational excellence and equity. She wants to do more to improve our already wonderful schools, as she recognizes what a boon they are to the wider community. Claudia is committed to closing the achievement gap that exists in Culver City, so that all [...]

Dear Editor – Final Serve

Dear Editor – Final Serve

Please join me on Tuesday 11-5-13 in casting a vote for Kathy Paspalis, Sue Robins and Steve Levin to join on our school board. Kathy might be the best prepared school board member I have seen over the years. Not only does she come versed in the materials before her, she actively researches with stakeholders in advance. No wallflower, Kathy balances the need for information, input and research [...]

Dear Editor – Voting for Karlo

Dear Editor – Voting for Karlo

Dear Editor, We are very happy to support Karlo Silbiger for re-election to the Culver City School Board. As parents who have been very active in Culver City over the past twelve years, we have had a chance to work with Karlo and get to know him, and we understand what a great resource he is for our community. Karlo is a Culver City local who grew up here and attended Culver City schools. He [...]

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