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Zoning change hearing needs notification

I thought I would see what was going on with this “Zoning Thing”, so I tuned in to the Council Meeting. It was on the agenda at a mercifully early hour. The fees to be imposed on single family properties to mitigate traffic was moved to a later hour, which ended up being covered at […]

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Two sides of the coin: Upzoning R1 Neighborhoods

The latest proposal to Culver City residents is the loss of R-1 zones, to be replaced by multi-unit dwellings.  This is billed as affordable, inclusionary housing.   Construction of additional units will not change any perceived exclusionary policies. I am proud and happy to say that we all enjoy a multi-racial neighborhood.  Name the ethnicity, […]

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Abolishing R1 Housing is not the solution

I am a member of the General Plan Advisory Committee (“GPAC”), but I am writing as a 27-year resident of Culver City and a native Southern Californian. We bought our single-family home in 1994 after the Northridge earthquake when property prices tumbled. This is our starter as well as our forever home.  I have watched […]

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Tell City Council: Do not eliminate R1/single family housing

On Wednesday, June 23, The Culver City Council will consider eliminating “R1,” otherwise known as single-family home zoning. This “upzoning” scheme was in response to an organized group and some council members who incorrectly maintain that eliminating single-family zoning will create affordable housing and help alleviate racial inequity in Culver City.  Their plan would allow […]

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Wiping out single family residential zoning?

Dear Neighbors, friends and local business owners, Please be aware that the Culver City Council has given little time or notice to our residents that they will be meeting in a joint session with the General Planning Commission (GPAC) on Wednesday, June 23 to discuss the potential of wiping out R1 Single family residential zoning […]

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Downtown Culver hosts pop-up vaccination clinic

The City of Culver City will host a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Culver City Fire Station #1 at 9600 Culver Blvd. No appointment is required. The Culver City Fire Department will administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which only requires a single […]

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1 Hour Photo poses the question, ‘What makes a good life?’

I have always been attracted to reading and seeing biographies set against the historical period in which a person’s life has taken place. For in the same way music reflects the time period during which it was written and released, a biography puts into focus how the power of the human spirit can lift us […]

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Last teams standing continues the winning tradition

On the last day of sports competition for Culver City High School, the boys and girls track and field teams continued to keep Culver City in the Southern California sports spotlight. From the award-winning football team to the CIF finalist boys lacrosse team, the Centaurs maintained athletic excellence during the pandemic shorten sports season in […]

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Council officially adopts $5 minimum hazard pay for hospital workers

The city council voted Monday to officially adopt an ordinance that would require hospitals in Culver City to provide workers a minimum of $5 hazard pay increase. At the May 24 council meeting, the council voted in a similar 3-2 to introduce an ordinance to provide premium hazard pay to on-site hospital workers, comes after […]

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Today’s Grace MidDay Concert features guitar duo

Today, for the listening pleasure of many, the Park brothers will be featured in the June 2021 MidDay At Grace Concert. Alex and Wesley Park are familiar faces in the community. Both men are Culver City High alums and both have graduated from and are now music teachers at Pepperdine University. It just so happens […]