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    Sam Nazarian’s Confession to Drug Use, Extortion Scheme Puts Casino License at Risk

    Sam Nazarian’s Confession to Drug Use, Extortion Scheme Puts Casino License at Risk

    Tue, Dec 16, 2014 with 3 Comments

    Sam Nazarian, whose SBE Entertainment Group is owner of The Abbey in West Hollywood, has confessed to drug use and participating in an extortion scheme according a story published by the Wall Street Journal. The Journal story, published this afternoon online, said Nazarian’s revelations came in testimony before the Nevada Gaming Control Board, from which […]  Read More...




    WeHo Will Solicit Clothing for LGBT Young People at Risk

    WeHo Will Solicit Clothing for LGBT Young People at Risk

    Tue, Dec 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

    Next month West Hollywood will host its third annual clothing drive for the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Youth Center on Highland. Clothing will be accepted from the community and all items collected will be distributed to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young people in need. The Youth Center responds to the essential needs of […]  Read More...



    WeHo Council Votes to Hold Special Election in June

    WeHo Council Votes to Hold Special Election in June

    Mon, Dec 15, 2014 with 6 Comments

    The West Hollywood City Council seat held by Jeffrey Prang will be on the ballot in June. The Council voted unanimously tonight to schedule a special election to fill Prang’s seat, which he resigned after taking office as L.A. County Assessor on Dec. 1. The Council’s other option would have been to appoint someone to […]  Read More...



    Mayor D’Amico Adds Events for Two More Council Candidates to His Party List

    Mayor D’Amico Adds Events for Two More Council Candidates to His Party List

    Mon, Dec 15, 2014 with 8 Comments

    Mayor John D’Amico’s decision to host a campaign launch event on Dec. 7 for City Council candidate Joe Guardarrama provoked grumbling from other candidates and accusations that he was endorsing one candidate over the 10 others. D’Amico responded by saying that he was willing to host an event, albeit not necessarily at his home, for any […]  Read More...



    Two Suffer Smoke Inhalation in Norton Ave. Fire in WeHo

    Two Suffer Smoke Inhalation in Norton Ave. Fire in WeHo

    Sat, Dec 13, 2014 with 2 Comments

    Two people suffered minor smoke inhalation injuries tonight in a fire in a two-story apartment building in West Hollywood, a dispatcher said. The fire was reported at 8:24 p.m. on the first and second floors of the building at 7546 Norton Ave. between North Curson Avenue and North Gardner Street, a Los Angeles County Fire […]  Read More...



    Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Car on Santa Monica Blvd.

    Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Hit by Car on Santa Monica Blvd.

    Sat, Dec 13, 2014 with 35 Comments

    UPDATE:  The watch sergeant at the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station said Sunday that the young man hit in the pedestrian accident on Santa Monica Boulevard on Friday night was operated on at Cedars-Sinai Hospital and no longer is in critical condition. A young man is in Cedars-Sinai Hospital after being hit by a car last […]  Read More...



    Starting Sunday, Metro’s 30/330 Bus Line Won’t Go West to  Sunset Blvd.

    Starting Sunday, Metro’s 30/330 Bus Line Won’t Go West to Sunset Blvd.

    Fri, Dec 12, 2014 with 0 Comments

    Beginning Sunday, Metro’s 30/330 line’s westbound bus service from downtown Los Angeles will end at the intersection of San Vicente and Santa Monica boulevards and not long run to Sunset Boulevard. Metro is advising travelers headed to Sunset Boulevard to transfer to line 105. The eastbound 30/330 bus line will continue to serve Sunset Boulevard. […]  Read More...




    Mayor D’Amico Is Hosting Council Candidates, Not Endorsing Them

    Mayor D’Amico Is Hosting Council Candidates, Not Endorsing Them

    Fri, Dec 12, 2014 with 10 Comments

    Mayor John D’Amico’s willingness to host a campaign kickoff event last Sunday at his home for Joe Guardarrama annoyed several other candidates in the March 2015 race for the West Hollywood City Council. They took it as a sign that D’Amico was endorsing Guardarrama (as did WEHOville). Given D’Amico’s position as an incumbent and his […]  Read More...



    WeHo and Sheriff’s Deputies Offer ‘Gifts for Guns’

    WeHo and Sheriff’s Deputies Offer ‘Gifts for Guns’

    Thu, Dec 11, 2014 with 2 Comments

    West Hollywood and the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station are partnering in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department “Gifts for Guns” program. This program provides an opportunity for local citizens to safely and anonymously surrender any firearm to the Sheriff’s Department in exchange for a gift card. The Gifts for Guns program will host an event […]  Read More...



    Final Shuffle Leaves 12 Candidates on Ballot for March WeHo City Council Election

    Final Shuffle Leaves 12 Candidates on Ballot for March WeHo City Council Election

    Thu, Dec 11, 2014 with 7 Comments

    A last minute shuffle has left 12 candidates on the ballot for the March 2015 election for three seats on the West Hollywood City Council. New names on the ballot are Brian Funnagan, Christopher Landavazo and Tristan Schukraft. They join incumbents John D’Amico and John Heilman and previously announced candidates John Allendorfer, Larry Block, Joe […]  Read More...



    Family of Young Man Shot at 939 Palm Sues LA County Over Killing

    Family of Young Man Shot at 939 Palm Sues LA County Over Killing

    Wed, Dec 10, 2014 with 5 Comments

    The family of an aspiring television producer who was mistakenly shot and killed by deputies sent to a West Hollywood apartment building to investigate an assault report filed a lawsuit today against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. “This comes down to a case of excessive force from the LASD — a case that resulted […]  Read More...



    Dana Miller, a Force in WeHo’s Gay Community, Passes Away

    Dana Miller, a Force in WeHo’s Gay Community, Passes Away

    Wed, Dec 10, 2014 with 3 Comments

    Dana Miller, a Malibu resident with strong connections to West Hollywood’s gay community, passed away this weekend. Miller, 59, was found at his mother’s home in South Pasadena by his lover, Brody Darren Robertson. His health had been deteriorating in recent years with hip problems and treatment for cancer. Miller got his start in the entertainment […]  Read More...



    West Hollywood’s Humor (in the Form of Two Websites) Is for Sale

    West Hollywood’s Humor (in the Form of Two Websites) Is for Sale

    Tue, Dec 09, 2014 with 0 Comments

    Is West Hollywood’s humor for sale? Fortune reports that “College Humor,” a West Hollywood-based producer of online comedy videos, photos and articles, is on the market. And Bloomberg reports that Will Ferrell’s WeHo-based “Funny or Die,” another comedy website, has engaged a financial advisor to explore options for a sale. According to Fortune, InterActiveCorp (IAC) […]  Read More...




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