Press Coverage

FINAL NUMBERS FOR CULVER CITY BALLOTS NOW COMPLETE

April 18, 2012
The Culver City City Clerk’s office has officially concluded the ballot count from the April 10 elections, and the results will be presented to the City Council on Mon. April 23.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

UPDATE: WEISSMAN, SAHLI-WELLS, O’LEARY AND CLARKE WIN COUNCIL SEATS

April 11, 2012
More photos, videos, quotes and round up from the Culver City April 10 Council elections. Also, Measure X passes with a solid majority.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

CITY COUNCIL RACE – WEISSMAN, SAHLI-WELLS, O’LEARY AND CLARKE

April 10, 2012
“At the end of the night, we will not yet have all the ballots counted,” offered Martin Cole, the City Clerk in charge of the election for the council, “so we may have a clear path, or we may not.”
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

JUST A THOUGHT – HOW TO FILL OUT YOUR BALLOT (WEISSMAN, SAHLI-WELLS, MALSIN AND CLARKE)

April 9, 2012
Meghan is, as many have said, a needed addition to the council.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

I’M IN MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS’ CORNER THIS ELECTION

April 8, 2012
Meghan looks out for everyone in Culver City, not just the more fortunate.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

I SUPPORT MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS FOR CULVER CITY COUNCIL

April 7, 2012
Sahli-Wells is an advocate for a stronger, smarter and better fiscal direction for our city.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS IS WOVEN INTO THE FABRIC OF CULVER CITY

April 6, 2012
Meghan is the only candidate who is endorsed by all five Culver City School Board members.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

VOTING FOR SUSTAINABILITY

April 6, 2012
This is one reason I’m so enthusiastic about the candidacy of Meghan Salhi-Wells in the upcoming City Council election. She is an advocate for a stronger, smarter, and better fiscal direction for our city.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

LEVY AND KUIDA ARE ENTHUSED ABOUT MEGHAN’S VISION

April 4, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells is the candidate of choice for me in Tuesday’s City Council election. What you see is what you get. No hidden agendas, just down to earth common sense that puts the resident first.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS IS THE COMMEN SENSE CANDIDATE FOR CULVER CITY COUNCIL

April 4, 2012
Sahli-Wells is down to earth and puts residents first.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

WHY I SUPPORT MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS FOR CULVER CITY COUNCIL

April 3, 2012
I am impressed with her ability to talk to people on a wide variety of issues.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

MY VOTE GOES TO MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS FOR CULVER CITY COUNCIL

April 2, 2012
Sahli-Wells has visionary leadership and is ready to enlist others.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

THE SIERRA CLUB ENDORSES MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS AND JIM CLARKE

March 31, 2012
The Sierra Club has announced it will endorse Meghan Sahli-Wells and Jim Clarke in next month’s Culver City Council elections. The club says voting for the Culver City Council candidates is a step in the right direction.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

HAPPY TO VOTE

March 30, 2012
Why am I so excited about this year’s Culver City election? I get the chance to vote for Meghan Sahli-Wells.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN AS VISIONARY

March 28, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells is a favorite candidate for City Council because of her visionary leadership. She rallied her neighbors to insist on wise redevelopment practices in her backyard. Then she extended her leadership further…
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

NEW NEIGHBOR IS A BIG FAN

March 28, 2012
What makes my neighborhood truly special is the way neighbors welcomed me, telling me about all the things listed above, about the free summer concerts at City Hall, free plays for kids in the park, and inviting me to the neighborhood block party. Chief among these neighbors was Meghan Sahli-Wells.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

I AM EXCITED ABOUT GETTING TO VOTE FOR MEGHAN

March 28, 2012
Why am I so excited about this year’s Culver City election? On April 10, I get the chance to vote for Meghan Sahli-Wells. Culver City is ready for the breath of fresh air that Meghan will bring to city government. The voices she speaks for often are under-represented. We all want the kind of growth that gives us a strong tax base but we also want responsible growth.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

COLLABORATOR EXTRAORDINAIRE

March 26, 2012
I’ve worked closely with Meghan Sahli-Wells on Transition Culver City’s steering committee for a few years. I know her as an amazingly astute, kind and upbeat person as well as a creative problem solver — and a true master of collaboration.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

APATHETIC YOUTH? CULVER CITY STUDENTS REGISTER THEIR INTERESTS IN LOCAL ELECTION

March 23, 2012
Students and parents packed into the Ivy Substation on the evening of March 14 for a chance to get to know Culver City candidates for the city council before the upcoming election on April 10. The event, formally called Ask 2 Know, was a forum for students ages K-12 organized by Michelle Mayans to advance her goal of getting more young people involved in politics.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Progress article[/icon_link]

 

ASK 2 KNOW – POLL RESULTS

March 19, 2012
Was it the pizza? When the kids took their votes in last Wednesday evening at the “Ask 2 Know” City Council Candidates Forum,the results were flavorful.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS: COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS AND SUSTAINABILITY ADVOCATE

March 19, 2012
After narrowly missing out on a Culver City Council seat in 2010, Sahli-Wells hopes her last two years of “boots on the ground” work will see her garner a spot on the council on April 10.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

SAHLI-WELLS GETS ENDORSEMENTS

March 5, 2012
“As the City’s representative on the Board of Supervisors, I know the issues facing Culver City and its people, and I know Meghan Sahli-Wells will work tirelessly for the betterment of the City and the benefit of its people,” said Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

TEAM OF NEW SUPPORTERS FOR SAHLI-WELLS

March 2, 2012
The only woman in the six-candidate field for the April 10 election, Ms. Sahli-Wells has been endorsed by all five members of the School Board, Councilman Chris Armenta, U. S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Culver City) and state Assemblymember Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City).
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

SAHLI-WELLS TELLS WHY BOTH ELECTIONS SHOULD BE MERGED

February 29, 2012
Warming up for tomorrow’s day-night doubleheader of City Council candidate forums – 12 noon at the Senior Center, 7 o’clock at the King Fahad Mosque Event Center, southwest corner of Huron Street and Washington Boulevard – Meghan Sahli-Wells this afternoon returned to the topic of merging the city’s two feature elections.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS PICKS UP TOP ENDORSEMENTS

February 27, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells recently won prized endorsements from Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Culver City Democratic Club, LA County Democratic Party, National Women’s Political Caucus Los Angeles Westside, and Southern California Americans for Democratic Action.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Campaign Press Release[/icon_link]

 

CULVER CREST CANDIDATES FORUM

February 23, 2012
As Ron Izuka, Lieutenant to the Culver City Police Department, finished his address to the Culver Crest Neighborhood Association about crime having declined in their neighborhood, the candidates for city council race awaited their opportunity to address the audience.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

HOWE A SCHOOL CAN EFFECTIVELY GO GREEN

February 17, 2012
In a partnership between the School District and the non-profit Community Sustainability USA, a pilot project was launched on Wednesday morning at Linwood Howe Elementary School to build awareness of sustainability and to inspire behavior changes at school and at home.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

SAHLI-WELLS HOSTS 1984 FUNDRAISER AT THE ACTORS’ GANG

February 13, 2012
The City Council candidate announces a special campaign event February 24 featuring a theatrical re-examination of George Orwell’s classic work of dystopian fiction.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Campaign Press Release[/icon_link]
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Times article[/icon_link]

 

THE 2 MOST INTERESTING QUESTIONS AT THE DEMOCRATIC CLUB CANDIDATES’ FORUM

February 11, 2012
The Culver City Democratic Club (CCDC) held the first Candidates Forum for this election cycle. All five Democratic candidates participated.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Progress article[/icon_link]

 

CULVER CITY DEMOCRATIC CLUB ENDORSES SAHLI-WELLS AND CLARKE

February 9, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells and Jim Clarke received the top votes following a City Council candidate’s forum on Wednesday night.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

FOR SAHLI-WELLS CAMPAIGN, IT’S 1984 ALL OVER AGAIN

February 9, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells’s campaign for the City Council is presenting an evening of dining and the arts Friday, Feb. 24, that culminates in a groundbreaking performance of Orwell’s 1984 at The Actors’ Gang Theater in Culver City.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

COUNCIL CANDIDATES WEIGH IN ON FUNDING FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

February 9, 2012
The fourth in a series of Culver City Progress election articles on the important issues in the election for Culver City Council.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Progress article[/icon_link]

 

DEMOCRATIC CLUB ENDORSES SAHLI-WELLS AND CLARKE

February 8, 2012
At the end of the first tally, there were 37 votes for Andy Weissman, 65 for Meghan Sahli-Wells, 56 for Jim Clarke, 18 for Scott Malsin and Stephen Murray with 5. With 48 needed to endorse, only Sahli-Wells and Clarke came away with the endorsements of the Culver City Democratic Club.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

SAHIL-WELLS ENDORSEMENTS START TO STACK UP

February 2, 2012
Still early in the campaign, Meghan Sahli-Wells has already received major endorsements.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

6 CANDIDATES SEEKING 4 COUNCIL SEATS

January 30, 2012
With filing now officially closed, each of the six candidates in the April 10 Culver City Council elections are hoping to garner your vote. Take our poll on endorsements at the end of this article.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

COUNCIL CANDIDATES WEIGH IN ON ENTRADA PROJECT

January 28, 2012
An article detailing the role of former Councilmembers and the views of the election challengers on the important development issues in Culver City.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Progress article[/icon_link]

 

A WAVE OF ENDORSEMENTS FOR MEGHAN

January 25, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells’s City Council campaign appears to be gaining momentum by winning a host of major endorsements.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

SIX CANDIDATES FILE TO RUN FOR CULVER CITY COUNCIL SEATS

Jan 25, 2012
A mix of new and familar faces will vie for four seats in municipal elections to be held in April.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Los Angeles Wave article[/icon_link]

 

IDEAS FROM SAHLI-WELLS FOR RESCUING SUMMER CONCERTS

January 23, 2012
An editorial from Meghan Sahli-Wells on the Summer Music Festival and support for the arts in Culver City.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Times article[/icon_link]

 

ENDORSEMENTS ROLLING IN FOR SAHLI-WELLS

January 23, 2012
Still early in the campaign, Meghan Sahli-Wells has already received endorsements from U.S. Representative Karen Bass, State Assemblymember Holly Mitchell, Culver City Council Member and former Mayor Christopher Armenta, and all five Culver City School Board members: Karlo Silbiger, Katherine Paspalis, Patricia Siever, Laura Chardiet and Nancy Goldberg.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Times article[/icon_link]
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Campaign Press Release[/icon_link]

 

SAHLI-WELLS OFF AND RUNNING

January 19, 2012
After securing several endorsements, including one from Rep. Karen Bass (D-Culver City) candidate Meghan Sahli-Wells announced she will be holding a campaign fundraiser in her bid for Culver City City Council.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City News article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN HITS THE GROUND RUNNING

January 19, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells filed papers on Tuesday, Jan 17 that will place her name on the ballot for Culver City Council. The longtime community volunteer is running for one of four City Council seats up for election on April 10, 2012.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

JIM CLARKE KICK-OFF, MALSIN MAKES IT OFFICIAL AND SAHLI-WELLS FUNDRAISER

January 19, 2012
The Culver City Council elections are just under three months away and candidates are hitting the ground running.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

PEGGING A PRICE TO MEGHAN’S SECOND COUNCIL CAMPAIGN

January 18, 2012
Based on her first experience as a City Council candidate, Meghan Sahli-Wells estimated this morning that she will expend $20,000 during the 90-day run-up to the April 10 election.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS MAKES IT OFFICIAL

January 17, 2012
The Culver City Council candidate submitted election documents at City Hall on Tuesday following a standing room only campaign launch event on Sunday.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]
Culver City Times article[/icon_link]
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Campaign Press Release[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN OPENS A NEW PRIVATE FUNDING SPIGOT — WILL IT WORK?

January 11, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells, one of the community’s youngest and best-known activists, was practically afire Monday evening when she dashed home, in an alarmed mood, after the City Council meeting.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Front Page Online article[/icon_link]

 

VIDEO: A SUSTAINABLE KICK-OFF FOR SAHLI-WELLS

January 10, 2012
It was standing room only at Gregg Fleishman’s gallery for Meghan Sahli-Wells’ kick-off campaign for the City Council on Sunday afternoon.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

THIS IS GOING TO BE CONTROVERSIAL, MEGHAN SAYS

January 10, 2012
Never bashful about her convictions in the several years since she emerged as a community activist, Meghan Sahli-Wells eschewed her toe and dipped her whole foot in with her newest opinion.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Front Page Online article [/icon_link]

 

SEN. PRICE EXPLAINS WHY HE SUPPORTED ABOLITION OF RDA’S

January 9, 2012
Community activist Meghan Sahli-Wells who is running for a seat in the April City Council elections asked Sen. Price how the city will be able to fulfill its obligations for affordable housing without the RDA.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SETS THE DATE FOR KICK OFF – JAN. 8

January 5, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells will officially declare her candidacy for Culver City Council at a “Campaign Kick-off” event on Sunday, Jan. 8from 3 to 5 p.m.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Culver City Crossroads article[/icon_link]

 

SAHLI-WELLS, O’LEARY ANNOUNCE CITY COUNCIL KICK OFF CAMPAIGNS

January 4, 2012
Meghan Sahli-Wells announces she will stand for a City Council seat in the April 10 elections and Mayor Micheal O’Leary will be running for office once again.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Culver City Patch article[/icon_link]

 

MEGHAN SAHLI-WELLS ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN FOR CULVER CITY COUNCIL

January 4, 2012
The Culver City community leader is running for one of four City Council seats up for election on April 10, 2012.
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_self”]Culver City Times article[/icon_link]
[icon_link style=”link” color=”blue” target=”_blank”]Campaign Press Release[/icon_link]