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    Woman Stabbed on Fountain near Sweetzer in WeHo

    Woman Stabbed on Fountain near Sweetzer in WeHo

    Thu, Jan 22, 2015 with 10 Comments

    A woman was stabbed as she walked down a street in West Hollywood this morning, and the woman suspected of attacking her was taken into custody, authorities said. Investigators do not believe the victim knew the woman who stabbed her at about 11 a.m. on Fountain Avenue near Sweetzer Avenue, Sgt. Lance Eddins of the […]  Read More...




    Chamber PAC Endorses Heilman, Horvath and Guardarrama for WeHo Council

    Chamber PAC Endorses Heilman, Horvath and Guardarrama for WeHo Council

    Thu, Jan 22, 2015 with 20 Comments

    The West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Political Action Committee (WeHo PAC) has endorsed incumbent John Heilman and challengers Lindsey Horvath and Joe Guardarrama for election to the West Hollywood City Council. All candidates were asked the same five questions in the private PAC interviews conducted this past December. In a press release announcing the endorsement, […]  Read More...



    City Employees Union Enters Negotiations for Contract Renewal with WeHo

    City Employees Union Enters Negotiations for Contract Renewal with WeHo

    Thu, Jan 22, 2015 with 3 Comments

    The union that represents slightly more than half of West Hollywood city employees has entered into negotiations with the city to renew its five-year contract. The union, WEHOME/AFMSCME Local 3339, represents 160 city employees. The five deputies who work for City Council members have their own union. A website operated by the state Controller’s Office […]  Read More...



    WeHo Beautician Found Not Guilty of Plotting to Kill Competitor

    WeHo Beautician Found Not Guilty of Plotting to Kill Competitor

    Thu, Jan 22, 2015 with 0 Comments

    The owner of a West Hollywood skin care business that catered to celebrities was acquitted today of soliciting the murder of a rival business owner. The Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated about an hour before returning its verdict in the trial of Dawn Melody DaLuise, according to her attorney, Jamon Hicks. DaLuise has been […]  Read More...



    Mary Ann McClintock, WeHo Gay Icon and Mickys Manager, Died Today

    Mary Ann McClintock, WeHo Gay Icon and Mickys Manager, Died Today

    Wed, Jan 21, 2015 with 8 Comments

    Mary Ann McClintock, the long time manager of Micky’s in West Hollywood, died this morning. McClintock, who had worked at the popular gay bar for 25 years, was known as “was the woman behind all the men.” Aaron Bradshaw, Micky’s general manager, said the bar’s staff is still reeling from the news, even though McClintock […]  Read More...



    Jury Begins Deliberation in Alleged WeHo Murder-For-Hire Plot

    Jury Begins Deliberation in Alleged WeHo Murder-For-Hire Plot

    Wed, Jan 21, 2015 with 0 Comments

    A prosecutor told jurors today that the owner of a West Hollywood skin care business solicited the murder of a rival business operator she wrongly believed was stalking her, while the woman’s attorney maintained that she was simply “venting.” The Los Angeles Superior Court jury began deliberations late this afternoon in the trial of Dawn […]  Read More...



    Mayor D’Amico Makes Lauren Meister His Second City Council Race Endorsement

    Mayor D’Amico Makes Lauren Meister His Second City Council Race Endorsement

    Wed, Jan 21, 2015 with 40 Comments

    Mayor John D’Amico has endorsed Lauren Meister as a candidate in the March 3 election for West Hollywood City Council. D’Amico’s endorsement, announced today, comes on the heels of his endorsement yesterday of Joe Guardarrama, another of the 12 candidates running for the three open seats. “Lauren Meister belongs on the West Hollywood City Council,” […]  Read More...




    Young Gay Man Attacked in Apparent Hate Crime in WeHo

    Young Gay Man Attacked in Apparent Hate Crime in WeHo

    Wed, Jan 21, 2015 with 4 Comments

    Sheriff’s deputies are trying to locate three men who attacked a gay African-American man as he walked home from work at 2 a.m. this morning on Santa Monica Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue. Don Brooks, 31, in an interview with CBS Channel 2, said the men yelled at him, using racist and homophobic slurs, then jumped […]  Read More...



    WeHo Council Votes to Raise Tennis Reservation Fees and Provide Free Weekday Courts

    WeHo Council Votes to Raise Tennis Reservation Fees and Provide Free Weekday Courts

    Wed, Jan 21, 2015 with 4 Comments

    In a move unlikely to satisfy some tennis players, the West Hollywood City Council last night voted to ensure that at least two of the seven tennis courts in Plummer Park remain open for play without reservations. The Council adopted a recommendation by the city’s Department of Human Services and Rent Stabilization, which includes the […]  Read More...



    The Cost of WeHo’s June Special Election Will Likely Be Well North of $30 a Vote

    The Cost of WeHo’s June Special Election Will Likely Be Well North of $30 a Vote

    Wed, Jan 21, 2015 with 7 Comments

    It looks as if the June special election to fill the City Council seat vacated by Jeffrey Prang will cost West Hollywood $155,000. That would work out to about $30 a vote in the (unlikely) event that as many voters turn out for that off-cycle election as did in the 2013 City Council election. Which […]  Read More...



    Three Arrested at WeHo DUI Checkpoint

    Three Arrested at WeHo DUI Checkpoint

    Tue, Jan 20, 2015 with 7 Comments

    Three motorists were arrested at a DUI checkpoint on Friday in West Hollywood, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. The checkpoint was conducted at Santa Monica and Robertson boulevards from 7 p.m. Friday to 3 a.m. on Saturday, Of the 4,876 vehicles that went through the checkpoint, 994 drivers were checked. One suspect was […]  Read More...



    Mayor D’Amico Endorses Joe Guardarrama for WeHo City Council

    Mayor D’Amico Endorses Joe Guardarrama for WeHo City Council

    Tue, Jan 20, 2015 with 39 Comments

    Now John D’Amico is endorsing Joe Guardarrama. West Hollywood’s mayor drew complaints from other candidates in the March 3 City Council race last month when he hosted a campaign kickoff event at his house for Joe Guardarrama. In response to the complaints, D’Amico told WEHOville that he was happy to host such events for any […]  Read More...



    WeHo Housing Consultant Recommends 180% Increase in Commercial Development Fee

    WeHo Housing Consultant Recommends 180% Increase in Commercial Development Fee

    Tue, Jan 20, 2015 with 0 Comments

    A consultant engaged by the city to evaluate the fees it charges developers to support West Hollywood’s affordable housing trust fund is recommending a 181 percent increase in the fee it levies on developers of non-residential properties. The consultant, Keyser Marston Associates Inc. (KMA), recommends that the fee be increased from the current $2.85 per […]  Read More...




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