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...
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...
"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...
Op-Ed “Almost every week, I find myself part of a press conference responding in shock, dismay and resoluteness to the horrible images and actions coming out of Washington against our immigrant brothers and sisters… As James Baldwin said to Angela...
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...
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...
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: The opinions expressed in this commentary are the author's own. After last night’s (April 30, 2018) City Council meeting, many remarked how shocked they were that the joyous celebration of two incoming councilmembers devolved into a contentious meeting that...
Op-Ed: Views expressed in this commentary are the author's own. The Principles, Precedents, and Practical Politics of Mayoral Succession Where were you? That’s the question I kept asking Monday night as I struggled to understand the thundering denunciations and declarations of...

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