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    Deputies Make Three Arrests at WeHo Checkpoint on Friday

    Deputies Make Three Arrests at WeHo Checkpoint on Friday

    Tue, Apr 15, 2014 with 1 Comment

    Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department arrested three drivers at a traffic checkpoint in West Hollywood on Friday — two for driving while under the influence of marijuana and one for driving without a license. The checkpoint was staged at the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Robertson from 7 p.m. until 3 […]  Read More




    WeHo Beauty Maven’s Alleged  Scheme to Murder a Rival Takes a New Twist

    WeHo Beauty Maven’s Alleged Scheme to Murder a Rival Takes a New Twist

    Tue, Apr 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

    The already convoluted case in which West Hollywood beauty maven Dawn DaLuise has been arrested for soliciting the murder of a competitor has taken a strange new twist. In an interview with ABC News 20/20, Edward Feinstein, a young friend of DaLuise, says it was she who asked Feinstein to post Craigslist ads, send text […]  Read More



    WeHo Residents Rally at 939 Palm to Mourn Two Deaths and Protest Police Conduct

    WeHo Residents Rally at 939 Palm to Mourn Two Deaths and Protest Police Conduct

    Sun, Apr 13, 2014 with 6 Comments

    About 50 people turned out tonight for a rally at 939 Palm Ave. to mourn the deaths of two young men at that apartment building and to demand that the City of West Hollywood hold the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accountable for one of those deaths. Dr. Kurtland Ma, 34, was found stabbed to […]  Read More



    LA Mayor Garcetti Endorses WeHo’s Jeffrey Prang for county Assessor

    LA Mayor Garcetti Endorses WeHo’s Jeffrey Prang for county Assessor

    Sat, Apr 12, 2014 with 0 Comments

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has joined the long list of prominent political figures endorsing West Hollywood City Councilmember Jeffrey Prang in his campaign to be elected Los Angeles County Assessor. “Jeff and I have worked together for many years on the concerns our neighborhoods share,” Garcetti said in a statement released by Prang’s campaign. […]  Read More



    Family of 939 Palm Victim Praise Him and Express Sympathy for the Deputy Who Killed Him

    Family of 939 Palm Victim Praise Him and Express Sympathy for the Deputy Who Killed Him

    Fri, Apr 11, 2014 with 1 Comment

    The family of John Winkler, who was mistakenly shot and killed Monday at a West Hollywood apartment building by deputies responding to a report of a knife fight, issued a statement today praising Winkler, expressing sympathy for the deputies involved and asking that their privacy be respected. Winkler, 30, suffered a single fatal gunshot wound […]  Read More



    Former WeHo Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Writing Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions

    Former WeHo Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Writing Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions

    Fri, Apr 11, 2014 with 1 Comment

    A West Hollywood doctor who wrote more than 1,200 prescriptions for powerful painkillers after his authority to prescribe those drugs was revoked was sentenced today to six months in federal prison and a year in a halfway house. James Eisenberg, 73, of Venice pleaded guilty last August to one count of distribution of hydrocodone, the […]  Read More



    NSFW: Rihanna, the (Ex) Queen of WeHo, Leaves Little to Our Imagination

    NSFW: Rihanna, the (Ex) Queen of WeHo, Leaves Little to Our Imagination

    Thu, Apr 10, 2014 with 0 Comments

    You remember Rihanna, crowned Queen of West Hollywood by giddy members of the City Council on Halloween night in 2012. The Barbadian recording artist, actress and fashion designer last Halloween ceded that crown to Queen Latifah (making her “Queen Queen Latifah?”). But she never really left West Hollywood behind. What would our little burg be […]  Read More




    WeHo City Hall Issues Statement on 939 Palm Killing

    WeHo City Hall Issues Statement on 939 Palm Killing

    Thu, Apr 10, 2014 with 13 Comments

    The City of West Hollywood’s Public Information Office issued a statement this evening about the shooting death of John Winkler on Monday at an apartment building on 939 Palm Ave. Winkler was shot by a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy who was responding to a report that a resident of the building was attacking another […]  Read More



    Man Shot by Deputy at 939 Palm Was a Victim, Not the Assailant

    Man Shot by Deputy at 939 Palm Was a Victim, Not the Assailant

    Thu, Apr 10, 2014 with 37 Comments

    The young man killed by gunfire from L. A. County Sheriff’s Department deputies Monday at 939 Palm Ave. apparently was a victim and not the instigator of the knife attack the deputies were called to investigate. In a press release today, the Sheriff’s Department identified the young man as John Winkler, 30.  Winkler and two […]  Read More



    WeHo Stages First Tennis Festival at Plummer Park

    WeHo Stages First Tennis Festival at Plummer Park

    Tue, Apr 08, 2014 with 3 Comments

    The West Hollywood Tennis Festival attracted 80 people to Plummer Park on Sunday for a tennis exhibition with the former No. 1 player in the world, Mats Wilander, who offered a “Wilander on Wheels” fantasy tennis clinic. There were also clinics in which participants could play with former Australian Open champion Brian Teacher, Stanford All-American […]  Read More



    WeHo Council Grants 3-Year Extension to Modified Plan for The Lot

    WeHo Council Grants 3-Year Extension to Modified Plan for The Lot

    Tue, Apr 08, 2014 with 0 Comments

    The West Hollywood City Council has agreed to let the owner of The Lot extend for three more years its plans to redevelop the 11-acre property, an important part of film industry history and soon to be the home of Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network. The Lot’s development history has been fraught, with the Council first […]  Read More



    WeHo Council Extends WeHo West Building Moratorium to Dec. 31

    WeHo Council Extends WeHo West Building Moratorium to Dec. 31

    Tue, Apr 08, 2014 with 6 Comments

    The West Hollywood City Council agreed last night to extend until Dec. 31 the moratorium on construction of new houses and second story additions or additions larger than 500 square feet to existing houses in the West Hollywood West neighborhood. The decision came after a public hearing in which some speakers decried the construction of […]  Read More



    Council Authorizes Modest Replacement for the WeHo Book Fair

    Council Authorizes Modest Replacement for the WeHo Book Fair

    Tue, Apr 08, 2014 with 4 Comments

    A modest celebration of literature, including a reading by a prominent author, a film screening and an event for families with children, will replace the West Hollywood Book Fair this year. The West Hollywood City Council last night declined to endorse a proposal by Councilmember John Heilman that it appropriate $125,000 to relaunch the book […]  Read More




    WeHo Council Oks Plans to Improve Sunset Strip Music Festival and Farmer’s Market

    WeHo Council Oks Plans to Improve Sunset Strip Music Festival and Farmer’s Market

    Tue, Apr 08, 2014 with 3 Comments

    Proposals to move the Sunset Strip Music Festival from August to September and recast the Sunset Strip Farmer’s Market won the support last night of the West Hollywood City Council. In a report to the Council in February, city staffers had suggested putting this year’s festival on hiatus while it was re-evaluated. The report noted […]  Read More



    1 Killed, 3 Injured at 939 Palm, Site of March Stabbing Death

    1 Killed, 3 Injured at 939 Palm, Site of March Stabbing Death

    Mon, Apr 07, 2014 with 24 Comments

    A 24-year-old man was shot to death by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy responding to a knife fight last night that sent three others to the hospital.  The incident occurred at around 9:30 p.m  in an apartment at the Palm Villas apartment building at 939 Palm Ave. in West Hollywood. The name of […]  Read More



    A WeHo Scholarship Inspired Silvia Salguero’s Community Engagement

    A WeHo Scholarship Inspired Silvia Salguero’s Community Engagement

    Mon, Apr 07, 2014 with 0 Comments

    When Silvia Salguero was a student at Fairfax High School, she never envisioned the impact that one small scholarship would have on her life. Salguero, a 2009 recipient of the West Hollywood Youth Scholarship, finished her undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of California, Riverside last year, and is now working on her master’s […]  Read More



    West Hollywood Book Fair May Be Back This Fall

    West Hollywood Book Fair May Be Back This Fall

    Fri, Apr 04, 2014 with 5 Comments

    The West Hollywood Book Fair may be back. The City Council decided in February to put the book fair on hiatus, citing the rising cost of the event and its declining attendance. A report by city staffers said attendance at last year’s fair fell by a third while city spending on the event grew by […]  Read More



    WeHo Proposes to Shift, Rather Than Postpone, the Sunset Strip Music Festival

    WeHo Proposes to Shift, Rather Than Postpone, the Sunset Strip Music Festival

    Fri, Apr 04, 2014 with 3 Comments

    The City of West Hollywood has backed away from a suggestion that the Sunset Strip Music Festival be put on hiatus this year, instead suggesting a shift in dates from August to September and engaging an events management firm to produce the festival. The festival, which began in 2008, was held last year on Aug. […]  Read More



    Gay Men Account for a Third of LA County Meningitis Cases Since Oct. 2012

    Gay Men Account for a Third of LA County Meningitis Cases Since Oct. 2012

    Fri, Apr 04, 2014 with 3 Comments

    Gay men constituted a third of the 32 cases of meningitis in Los Angeles County in the past 18 months, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Five of those 11 gay men have died, including three young men with ties to West Hollywood and North Hollywood who died earlier this year. […]  Read More




    Kurtland Ma: The Too-Short Life of a Smart Man Known for His Smile

    Kurtland Ma: The Too-Short Life of a Smart Man Known for His Smile

    Fri, Apr 04, 2014 with 18 Comments

    Ma, a 34-year-old doctor, was murdered last Saturday in his WeHo apartment, leaving a wide circle of grieving friends on whom he had a profound impact. His boyfriend is charged with the murder.  Read More



    Three Deaths from Meningitis Among Young Gay Men with WeHo Ties, Health Department Reveals

    Three Deaths from Meningitis Among Young Gay Men with WeHo Ties, Health Department Reveals

    Thu, Apr 03, 2014 with 0 Comments

    Three of the four gay men with ties to West Hollywood and North Hollywood who have contracted meningitis over the last three months have died. The deaths were disclosed to WEHOville by a spokesman for the L.A. County Department of Public Health, which failed to mention them in a press release Wednesday urging gay men […]  Read More



    While Judge Rejects Request to  Replace Alfredo Diaz as Revolver’s Manager, Embezzlement Suit Is Still Pending

    While Judge Rejects Request to Replace Alfredo Diaz as Revolver’s Manager, Embezzlement Suit Is Still Pending

    Thu, Apr 03, 2014 with 11 Comments

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge today denied a motion by Chris Miller, co-owner of West Hollywood’s Revolver Video Bar, to replace his business partner, Alfredo Diaz, as the bar’s manager and to severely restrict Diaz’s access to Revolver’s receipts.  However a lawsuit filed Tuesday by Miller alleging that Diaz embezzled revenue from and […]  Read More



    Revolver’s Chris Miller Accuses Business Partner Alfredo Diaz of Embezzlement

    Revolver’s Chris Miller Accuses Business Partner Alfredo Diaz of Embezzlement

    Thu, Apr 03, 2014 with 5 Comments

    Chris Miller, co-owner of West Hollywood’s Revolver Video Bar, has filed suit against Alfredo Diaz, Revolver’s manager and Miller’s business partner, alleging that Diaz misappropriated tens of thousands of dollars from the business. In the lawsuit, filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court, Miller alleges that Diaz used the gay bar’s bank account as his […]  Read More



    LA County Health Recommends Meningitis Vaccine, Citing Four Cases Tied to WeHo

    LA County Health Recommends Meningitis Vaccine, Citing Four Cases Tied to WeHo

    Wed, Apr 02, 2014 with 1 Comment

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is recommending that gay men get vaccinated against meningitis, citing eight cases of infection so far this year, four of which involved gay men who live in or have socialized in West Hollywood or North Hollywood. Three of the gay men infected were 27 or 28 years […]  Read More



    Palm Trimming Postponed Until Next Week

    Palm Trimming Postponed Until Next Week

    Wed, Apr 02, 2014 with 0 Comments

    UPDATE:  The City of West Hollywood has postponed the pruning of all palm trees along Sunset Boulevard until next Wednesday and Thursday (April 9 and 10) because of predictions of rain today. Tree-trimming crews from West Coast Arborists will work between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on both days. In order to minimize traffic disruptions, […]  Read More




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