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The Grownups:  Jeanne Dobrin’s Voice and Tenacity Have Made Her the Grand Dame of WeHo

The Grownups: Jeanne Dobrin’s Voice and Tenacity Have Made Her the Grand Dame of WeHo

Prim and proper, pugnacious and powerful, this 97-year-old woman has been a force in West Hollywood since its founding.

Tue, Jan 09, 2018 with 3 Comments
Planning Commission Approves 1201-1207 Detroit Street Project

Planning Commission Approves 1201-1207 Detroit Street Project

On a 6-1 vote Thursday night, West Hollywood’s Planning Commission approved a four-story, ten-unit townhouse condominium building with...

Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Beverly Hills City Council Approves a Rate Hike that Will Hit WeHo

Beverly Hills City Council Approves a Rate Hike that Will Hit WeHo

WeHo City Councilmember Lauren Meister, who has long questioned the 25% surcharge residents on WeHo's Westside pay for Beverly Hills water,...

Wed, Dec 06, 2017
Planning Commission Approves Scaled Back Design of Beverly Blvd. Building

Planning Commission Approves Scaled Back Design of Beverly Blvd. Building

West Hollywood’s Planning Commission on Thursday night unanimously approved a slightly scaled back retail-residential project on Beverly...

Fri, Dec 01, 2017
Beverly Hills Grants WeHo’s Request for a Hold on Water Rate Increase

Beverly Hills Grants WeHo’s Request for a Hold on Water Rate Increase

The 30-day delay will allow the City of West Hollywood to study the long-standing 25% surcharge Beverly Hills charges water customers on...

Wed, Nov 08, 2017
Design Review Group Gives 8713 Beverly Project Mediocre Reviews

Design Review Group Gives 8713 Beverly Project Mediocre Reviews

A slightly redesigned project that was previously rejected by West Hollywood’s Planning Commission received mediocre reviews on Thursday...

Fri, Sep 29, 2017
The Grownups: John Altschul, the Elder Statesman of West Hollywood, Knows How to Reach Consensus

The Grownups: John Altschul, the Elder Statesman of West Hollywood, Knows How to Reach Consensus

EDITOR’S NOTE: The is another in a series of occasional stories titled “The Grownups” about West Hollywood residents 75 years old or...

Thu, Aug 24, 2017
WeHo Planning Commission Approves Two Condo Projects

WeHo Planning Commission Approves Two Condo Projects

West Hollywood’s Planning Commission approved two new condominium buildings during its Thursday night meeting. Once they are built, the...

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
The Grownups: The Mother of West Hollywood Is Still Watching Her Baby

The Grownups: The Mother of West Hollywood Is Still Watching Her Baby

Now 79, Ruth Williams moved to West Hollywood when she was a little more than 10 years old. Since then she's fought to create the city and...

Wed, Aug 09, 2017
WeHo Planning Commission Calls Out Proposed La Cienega Condo Building for ‘Exceptional Design’

WeHo Planning Commission Calls Out Proposed La Cienega Condo Building for ‘Exceptional Design’

West Hollywood’s Planning Commission Thursday night gave unanimous approval to a new condominium building with a contemporary design so...

Fri, Aug 04, 2017
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