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    WeHo Chamber PAC Announces Endorsements for Nov. 4 Election

    WeHo Chamber PAC Announces Endorsements for Nov. 4 Election

    Mon, Oct 20, 2014 with 0 Comments

    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 0 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 1 Comment

    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...



    City Will Offer WeHo-Inspired Films and Videos to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary

    City Will Offer WeHo-Inspired Films and Videos to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary

    Fri, Oct 17, 2014 with 0 Comments

    The City of West Hollywood plans to celebrate its upcoming 30th birthday with a special West Hollywood film festival. Under a proposal by city staffers developed with Mayor John D’Amico and Councilmember John Heilman, which will go before the City Council for approval on Monday, the city would screen West Hollywood-inspired films, videos and other media […]  Read More...



    Guidelines to Restrict  ‘Big Box’ Houses in WeHo West Go to Planning Commission

    Guidelines to Restrict ‘Big Box’ Houses in WeHo West Go to Planning Commission

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 with 15 Comments

    The guidelines are meant to curb construction of houses whose mass is out of character with the rest of West Hollywood's largest neighborhood of single-family homes.  Read More...



    LA County Report Shows Decline in Gay Hate Crimes, Increase in Lesbian and Transgender Crimes

    LA County Report Shows Decline in Gay Hate Crimes, Increase in Lesbian and Transgender Crimes

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 with 1 Comment

    Reported hate crimes in Los Angeles County declined by 17 percent in 2013 from the previous year, marking the lowest total in 24 years, the county Commission on Human Relations announced today. Crimes against gay men fell by 41 percent while those against lesbians increased by 92 percent and those against transgender people increased by […]  Read More...




    West Hollywood Observes Disabilities Awareness Month with Free Health and Wellness Event & Disability Service Awards

    West Hollywood Observes Disabilities Awareness Month with Free Health and Wellness Event & Disability Service Awards

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 with 1 Comment

    The city of West Hollywood and its Disabilities Advisory Board are hosting two events next week in recognition of Disabilities Awareness Month: a health and wellness event and the annual Disability Service Awards.  Read More...



    Actor Stephen Collins Under Investigation for Alleged Child Abuse in WeHo

    Actor Stephen Collins Under Investigation for Alleged Child Abuse in WeHo

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 with 0 Comments

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed today it is investigating actor Stephen Collins over an allegation he exposed himself or sexually abused a girl in West Hollywood 31 years ago. Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida declined to provide specifics of the case, saying only that detectives were investigating an allegation of indecent exposure and […]  Read More...



    Local Politics: Looking Past November 4 to March 3

    Local Politics: Looking Past November 4 to March 3

    Wed, Oct 15, 2014 with 32 Comments

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated to include the recently announced candidacy of Lindsey Horvath for a seat on the West Hollywood City Council. At the moment, most political aficionados in West Hollywood are focused on the Nov. 4 general election. Will former Santa Monica Mayor Bobby Shriver or former state Senator Sheila Kuehl […]  Read More...



    WeHo Proposes Increase in Taxi Subsidies for Seniors and Disabled

    WeHo Proposes Increase in Taxi Subsidies for Seniors and Disabled

    Mon, Oct 13, 2014 with 4 Comments

    Use of taxi subsidies by seniors, those with disabilities and those with HIV/AIDS has declined in West Hollywood, according to a memo by the city’s Department of Human Services and Rent Control. The department attributes the decline in part to the maximum of $14 set for each subsidized trip, which, as taxi rates rise, means […]  Read More...



    Anyone for (i)Tennis? Some West Hollywood Players Say No

    Anyone for (i)Tennis? Some West Hollywood Players Say No

    Mon, Oct 13, 2014 with 16 Comments

    Some West Hollywood tennis players say they feel displaced from the Plummer Park courts since the city contracted with iTennis.  Read More...



    30th Annual AIDS Walk Raises Estimated $2.26 Million for AIDS/HIV Causes

    30th Annual AIDS Walk Raises Estimated $2.26 Million for AIDS/HIV Causes

    Sun, Oct 12, 2014 with 3 Comments

    More than 25,000 people walked 10 kilometers through West Hollywood and the Fairfax district today in the 30th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles, raising $2.26 million for AIDS Project Los Angeles and more than 20 other Los Angeles County-based AIDS service organizations, according to organizers. “The awe-inspiring community of AIDS Walk Los Angeles participants has […]  Read More...




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