Op-Ed: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's own. Only when you engage in conversation outside the most insular of circles, can you check the temperature of the voters. Like other Culver City residents, I love our town because...
Op-Ed: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's own. This past April 10th, I was elated to become one of the two incoming Culver City Council members for 2018. It will be an honor to represent Culver City...
The state imposes very few constraints on what we can do with our general plan.  We can, and should, envision the quality of life, aesthetics, and day-to-day patterns that will define the Culver City of the future. In the coming...
At a minimum, landlords should have to choose: accept rent control in exchange for property tax control, or set rents at market rates and accept market value for tax purposes. Let’s touch the third rail of Culver City politics and...
"From the time my son could drive, I told him to avoid Culver City, drive around it, take the long way home." -- A Los Angeles POC. Clearly, the now-infamous drone city council meeting (13 March 2018) solidified issues that citizens have with...
Judge Not? A Deconstruction of Judicial Elections. Every election, the judicial races are mysterious. It is tempting to rely on candidates' statements in the back of the ballot booklet, but these statements are printed at the candidates' expense. Judges seldom aggressively...
Culver City is a diverse, innovative and intergenerationally robust community. Large employers such as Sony, Symantec, Amazon Studios and Apple Studios choose to locate in Culver City because of our high-quality schools, our adaptive and responsive emergency services provided...
Op-Ed: Views expressed in this commentary are the author's own. It’s been nearly two months since our new city council was sworn in and when the vice mayoral rotation turned out to be other than what some Culver City residents expected. ...
Op-Ed Recent weeks have provided a sharp reminder of why Culver City adopted a “sanctuary” resolution in early 2017. We should not only fully implement that resolution after long delays but should go further in protecting immigrant community members. That...
I’ve never missed a presidential election in 24 years of voting. However, I missed countless primaries and local elections. It never occurred to me that I gave up my voice, my civic duty, and ignored the most important elections...

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