BLAIR HILLS ASSOCIATION



CURRENT NEWS

 

Traffic Mitigation Update:
We have a petition here to move forward with no left turn
restrictions two places in the business area just north of
Blair Hills during cut-through traffic times (4-7PM weekdays)

 

Oil Field Update:
Freeport-McMoRan is selling its California onshore oil and gas
properties (inclusive of the Inglewood Oil Field) to
Sentinel Peak Resources California LLC
.

 

LA County Parks is developing the old school site as a
new passive recreation park, named Stoneview Park.
It will have a meeting room that can be used for
neighborhood meetings, and access to the Park to Playa trail
that will go from the beach to Leimert Park.  
The planned opening is November, 2016.

 

RECENT NEWS

 

Blair Hills held its annual Block Party Saturday 8/6/2016
Many old and new residents attended, as well
as our mayor and two city council people, and a
representative from our Police Department.
Pictures here and here.

 

Culver City is preparing an Environmental Impact Report for
proposed new oil field drilling within the city, and solicited
citizen input by November 12, 2015 (can be brought in person
to city hall Monday, November 9, 2015.  Read more here.

 

Recemt efforts to stop cut-through traffic described here.

 

 

THE ASSOCIATION

The Blair Hills Association has represented the residents of Blair Hills, Culver City, for many years.  The association:

*       Holds meetings on issues of community interest and safety

*       Coordinates neighborhood action on issues that impact the quality of life of the neighborhood.

*       Provides a roster

Over the years the association has tackled important issues, from community earthquake safety, to (recently) an extended campaign for the Vista Pacifica addition to Baldwin Hills (Kenneth Hahn)     Park.  Blair Hills Association welcomes its new members.  You may also view our bylaws, history notes, historical movie from Pam Turner of the Petti family, general photos, 2006 picnic photos, and 2013 picnic photos.

 

ASSOCIATION OFFICERS AND SOME OF THE COMMITTEE CHAIRS:

*       Kerry Lue and Annie Wilson, Co-Presidents

*       Victoria Flame, Recording Secretary

*       Ellen Greif, Treasurer

*       Welcoming Committee: Cheri Sakai

*       Other committees: Hospitality, Nominating, Annual Block Party, Beautification

*       Jonathan Melvin: Web site, Communications, Emergency Preparedness

NEWS AFFECTING OUR NEIGHBORHOOD

*       Stoneview park traffic study, 2013

*       Traffic calming work with Culver City in 2011

*       EIR procedure for oil well drilling near our neighborhood
        (large file - 1-2 minutes with DSL, 10+ minutes with modem)

*       Ballona Creek Renaissance news

*       Conservancy news

*       Beautification Efforts

*       Friends of Baldwin Hills

*       Kenneth Hahn Park Fire, July 7, 2002  (Large files - load slowly; small files will load faster.)

*       Photos

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

*       Citizen Emergency Response Teams (CERT)

*       Culver City Amateur Emergency Radio Service (CCARES)

*       Preparedness Lists and Information

 

 

 

RECENT NEWSLETTERS, MEETINGS, AND EVENTS


October 18, 2016 Meeting
** LATEST MEETING ON WEB SITE **
September 20, 2016 Meeting
August 6, 2016 Block Party and here too **
LATEST PICTURES ON WEB SITE **
January 19, 2016 Meeting
Traffic Study for Schultz Property
Christmas 2015 Santa Pictures

November 17, 2015 Meeting
September 15, 2015 Meeting
July 21, 2015 Meeting
June 16, 2015 meeting presentation on development of Stoneview Park
May 19, 2015 Meeting
March 17, 2015 Meeting
February 17, 2015 Meeting
January 20, 2015 Meeting
November 18, 2014 Meeting
October 21, 2014 Meeting
September 16, 2014 Meeting
August 27, 2014 Meeting

June 17, 2014 Meeting
August 8, 2013 Picnic (courtesy of Halford Fairchild)
April 2012 Meeting
February 2012 Meeting

January 2012 Meeting
November 2011 Meeting
October 2011 Meeting
September 2011 Meeting
July 2011 Meeting
June 2011 Meeting
May 17, 2011 Meeting
April 8, 2010 Meeting
September 24, 2009 Meeting
August 8, 2009 Picnic (and links to pictures)
April 2007 Newsletter ** LATEST NEWSLETTER **
November 2006 Newsletter
August 2006 Newsletter
June 2006 Newsletter
March 2006 Newsletter
September 22, 2005 Meeting
September 2005 Newsletter
March 2005 Newsletter
March 2004 Newsletter
November 2003 Newsletter
February 2003 Newsletter
October 2002 Newsletter
May 2002 Newsletter
May 15, 2002 Meeting
August 2002 Newsletter
February 2002 Newsletter

 

INFORMATION

*       Baldwin Hills Park Contact: Captain Scott Bixby (310)253-6398.  Watch commander (24 hours) (310)253-6202.

*       Culver City's Animal Control Ordinance

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*       For nature lovers, click here for information about birds in our area (courtesy of Bobbi Gold, with additional content from Paul Richter).  Also, LA Audubon Society conducts beginning bird watching tours in Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area on the 3rd Saturday of each month (Feb. 18th). Tours start at 8 AM. The following write-up is from the Audubon website

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*       "This trip covers landscaped parkland and natural coastal scrub habitats, and is paced for beginning birders and members of the Baldwin Hills community. The park entrance is off of La Cienega Blvd. between Rodeo Rd. and Stocker Street. After passing the entrance kiosk ($3 parking fee), turn left (leading to the “Olympic Forest”) and park in the first available spaces. Meet at 8:00 AM."

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*       Bring binoculars, hat and sunscreen. For more information, go to www.laaudubon.org.

*       LA County area help with flooding problems:
For Individual Assistance (IA), people should call FEMA’s tele-help number to register for assistance or ask questions.  800-621-FEMA.  SBA (SBA 800-488-5323) is still operating out of the following offices:

*  Kenneth Hahn Recreation Center , 4100 S. La Cienega – Mondays and Tuesdays, 10am-6pm, open until further notice (depends on demand)

*  Hollywood Neighborhood City Hall, 6501 Fountain Ave. – Fridays 10am-6pm and Saturdays 9am-2pm, open until further notice

The Blair Hills Association is incorporated as a California non-profit corporation.
Web master: Jonathan Melvin.  Last updated 1/24/2016.