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With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Culver City Measure CC has passed, with 75.85 percent of the votes. A total of 4,848 votes were cast on the measure. The bond measure, which will inject $106 million into Culver City schools, required 55 percent of the votes to pass.
Upon passage of Measure…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 4, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
Be sure to vote in the statewide direct primary election this Tuesday, June 3. You can find or verify the address of your polling place on the back of your sample ballot booklet or HERE.
And let me add my voice to that of the Culver City Chamber of…Continue
Added by Scupine on June 2, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
Please remember to VOTE Tuesday, April 8, to select two members of the City Council. Polls open at 7:00 AM and close at 8:00 PM. You can confirm your voting location with your ballot or using THIS website.
Your four choices for…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 4, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
This week, the Culver City Chamber of Commerce announced its endorsement of incumbents Jim Clarke and Jeff Cooper in the Culver City Council election this April. Councilman Clarke and Mayor Cooper received the endorsement after a review process that included written responses on the important…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 5, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Surrounded by supporters, Christopher Patrick “CPK” King filed his candidacy papers with the City Clerk’s office this past Monday afternoon. King was beaming as he stated to local media, “I didn’t think I could be any more excited than I was a few months ago when we did our initial launch party,…Continue
Added by Scupine on January 16, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Culver City's Measure Y has passed -- with more than 76 percent of the votes. The city will levy a 1/2 percent sales tax, with the money supporting police and other emergency services, street and sidewalk maintenance, park and playground staffing and programming, programs for seniors, etc.…Continue
Added by Scupine on November 7, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments
The Culver City PTA will host a rally on Monday, October 8th, at 5:00 pm, to show their support for Proposition 38, an initiative on the ballot this November that will secure tens of millions of dollars in funding for local schools.
The event, taking place at Veterans Memorial…Continue
Added by Scupine on October 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Somewhat lost in the hubbub around the new Culver City Council members was the news that Culver City voters voted 'Yes' on the city's sole ballot measure, an initiative to raise the city's transient occupancy tax from 12 percent (effective since 1989) to 14 percent. It wasn't even close: the measure was approved by…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 12, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
The results of the Culver City Council election are in, and (barring any unforeseen circumstances) the new council members are: Andrew Weissman, Mehaul O'Leary, Jim Clarke and Meghan Sahli-Wells. Congratulations to all, and I look forward to a productive term. …Continue
Still haven't made up your mind which four of the Culver City Council candidates you'll vote for on Tuesday? As reported a couple of weeks ago, the Culver City Chamber of Commerce's web site offers video of each candidate's stump speech and interview. Click…Continue
If you regularly read this site, you probably love and appreciate the arts in Culver City as much as I do. And you're probably wondering what candidate for Culver City Council will best support and protect the city's cultural resources. That's why I share this Letter to the Editor I…Continue
Added by Scupine on April 4, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Since starting up this site, I have gotten to know Culver City Council candidate Scott Malsin well, and I am consistently impressed by his intelligence, his work ethic, his empathy, and his knowledge of the issues most important to Culver City. The guy really loves this city, and he's…Continue
Culver City Council candidate Scott Malsin has announced that his fundraiser will be held on next Saturday, February 18. The event, which will be held at the Culver City Elks Lodge, has been named the "Summit at the Lodge," and it will feature music by the Culver City High School AVPA…Continue
Added by Scupine on February 10, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments
At the Candidate Forum held Tuesday, January 31, by the Culver City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors where they heard from all six candidates for Culver City Council the board endorsed four candidates, Current Mayor Mehaul O’Leary, Councilmember Andy Weissman, Jim B. Clarke and…Continue
Retired City Councilman Scott Malsin filed his candidacy papers with the City Clerk this morning, and soon thereafter he officially announced his candidacy in the April 2012 Culver City Council campaign.
Here's what Malsin had to say:
"Throughout the last several weeks, I…Continue
In 1992, budget cuts at the Los Angeles VA ended their New Directions program – a program that helped Veterans find housing and jobs. At the time, there were 30,000 homeless veterans in LA, with no place to go. But what made this more alarming to me personally was that New Directions saved my life: it helped me kick 11 years of drug addiction and homelessness.
Instead of sitting on the sidelines and watching it happen, I stepped up to be a part of the solution and filled…Continue
Added by Bret VandenBos on November 11, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments
If you have any information or firsthand knowledge of the event at City Hall last week with the League of Women Voters and the students who were instructed by the Zeidmans to cheer loudly at the event in exchange of Denny's and class credit, please contact us confidentially at CCCESB@yahoo.com.
Culver City Citizens for an Ethical School Board.
There is an investigation that can use your help in keeping the election process in Culver City transparent and ethical,…
Added by Amanda Copeland on October 24, 2011 at 1:53pm — No Comments