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    Prang Says He Will Leave WeHo Council if He Wins Assessor Seat

    Prang Says He Will Leave WeHo Council if He Wins Assessor Seat

    Tue, Oct 28, 2014 with 7 Comments

    If West Hollywood City Councilmember Jeffrey Prang wins his race for the Los Angeles County Assessor position, which most political observers think it likely, he will immediately give up his Council seat. Prang, cautioning that he didn’t want to jinx his chances of winning by predicting his own victory, told WEHOville that he would like to remain […]  Read More...




    WeHo PickUp Trolley Campaign a Finalist for Major PR Award

    WeHo PickUp Trolley Campaign a Finalist for Major PR Award

    Mon, Oct 27, 2014 with 4 Comments

    West Hollywood’s kickoff campaign for the “PickUp,” the free weekend night trolley on Santa Monica Boulevard, has been chosen as one of four finalists for an annual award by the Los Angeles chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). The “PickUp” campaign is competing in the “new product/service launch” category. Other finalists include […]  Read More...



    Airbnb Warns WeHo Apartment Renters to Follow City Laws

    Airbnb Warns WeHo Apartment Renters to Follow City Laws

    Sun, Oct 26, 2014 with 14 Comments

    With so-called “shared economy” businesses under study now by a city task force, Airbnb has posted an advisory on its website reminding owners and tenants of West Hollywood apartments that they must follow city regulations regarding short-term rentals. Following those regulations, however, would take most of the West Hollywood apartments listed on Airbnb off the […]  Read More...



    Federal DEA Agents Raid WeHo’s The Farmacy Marijuana Shop

    Federal DEA Agents Raid WeHo’s The Farmacy Marijuana Shop

    Fri, Oct 24, 2014 with 9 Comments

    Federal officials were mum today about what led them to raid two marijuana dispensaries, one in West Hollywood and another in Westwood, whose staff claimed they were operating within the bounds of California’s medical cannabis laws. The raids by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration happened Thursday at two dispensaries operated by the same company, known […]  Read More...



    Follow the Money:  What the 8899 Beverly Developer is Paying the WeHo Council

    Follow the Money: What the 8899 Beverly Developer is Paying the WeHo Council

    Fri, Oct 24, 2014 with 14 Comments

    As of this morning we've raised 63 percent of the $5,500 we need to fund in-depth research into City Council campaign contributors. The Kickstarter campaign closes at 6 a.m. Saturday. So donate now!  Read More...



    One Revolver Bar Partner May Buy Out the Other, Bringing an End to a Boystown Battle

    One Revolver Bar Partner May Buy Out the Other, Bringing an End to a Boystown Battle

    Thu, Oct 23, 2014 with 11 Comments

    Alfredo Diaz confirms that he's talking with Chris Miller about selling his share in the bar, bringing an end to a lawsuit in which Miller alleged Diaz has misused company money.  Read More...



    West Hollywood Registers Its 10,000th Domestic Partnership

    West Hollywood Registers Its 10,000th Domestic Partnership

    Thu, Oct 23, 2014 with 0 Comments

    In 1985 the city created the nation's first domestic partnership registry. And now hundreds of same-sex marriages have been performed at West Hollywood City Hall.  Read More...




    WeHo Historic Planning Commission to Review Plans for San Vicente Inn

    WeHo Historic Planning Commission to Review Plans for San Vicente Inn

    Thu, Oct 23, 2014 with 8 Comments

    West Hollywood’s Historic Planning Commission on Monday will review local hotelier Jeff Klein’s plans for turning the long dilapidated San Vicente Inn into an upscale urban inn. The four bungalows that make up the inn, which is on the west side of San Vicente Boulevard just north of Santa Monica, were built around 1899 in […]  Read More...



    WeHo Will Implement Short-Term Pedestrian Safety Measures, Continue Study of Permanent Measures

    WeHo Will Implement Short-Term Pedestrian Safety Measures, Continue Study of Permanent Measures

    Mon, Oct 20, 2014 with 10 Comments

    City Council members asked for more study of the impact of permanent measures such as installing stoplights at several current pedestrian crosswalks.  Read More...



    WeHo Chamber PAC Announces Endorsements for Nov. 4 Election

    WeHo Chamber PAC Announces Endorsements for Nov. 4 Election

    Mon, Oct 20, 2014 with 1 Comment

    The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee (PAC) has announced its endorsements for the Nov. 4 general election. For state positions, the PAC endorsed incumbent state Rep. Richard Bloom for re-election to the 50th District Assembly seat. Bloom, a Democrat, is running against Brad Torgan, a Republican resident of West Hollywood who serves […]  Read More...



    West Hollywood to Host Youth Halloween Carnival ‘Fun House’ on Saturday

    West Hollywood to Host Youth Halloween Carnival ‘Fun House’ on Saturday

    Mon, Oct 20, 2014 with 0 Comments

    West Hollywood will host a free public Youth Halloween Carnival “Fun House” with food, games and entertainment on Saturday afternoon. The event will include food, games, a magic show, a puppet show, music and a costume contest.  Read More...



    Lyft, Uber Representatives to Make Presentations at West Hollywood Shared Economy Task Force Meeting on Wednesday

    Lyft, Uber Representatives to Make Presentations at West Hollywood Shared Economy Task Force Meeting on Wednesday

    Mon, Oct 20, 2014 with 8 Comments

    The city of West Hollywood's Shared Economy Task Force will meet on Wednesday night, when Uber and Lyft representatives will make presentations.  Read More...



    West Hollywood Disabilities Advisory Board to Present Disability Service Awards on Wednesday

    West Hollywood Disabilities Advisory Board to Present Disability Service Awards on Wednesday

    Mon, Oct 20, 2014 with 2 Comments

    West Hollywood’s Disabilities Advisory Board will present its annual Disability Service Awards on Wednesday. The awards recognize individuals, businesses, media outlets and nonprofit organizations for their work with people living with disabilities including accessibility issues, attention to ADA requirements, or advocacy.  Read More...




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