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Opinion: We Respond to Harvey Weinstein’s Violation of White Women, Why Not to Ed Buck’s of Black Boys?

Opinion: We Respond to Harvey Weinstein’s Violation of White Women, Why Not to Ed Buck’s of Black Boys?

Cannick, a writer and commentator on political, race and social issues, asks why Democratic politicians, including those on the WeHo City...

Tue, Oct 10, 2017 with 8 Comments
Opinion: Why Do We Hate West Hollywood’s Homeless?

Opinion: Why Do We Hate West Hollywood’s Homeless?

Late one morning I was sitting in Joey’s, my favorite WeHo diner, waiting for Pedro to deliver the huevos rancheros to my table. The door...

Mon, Oct 02, 2017 with 39 Comments
Opinion: Why West Hollywood Should Be More Creative in Helping the Homeless

Opinion: Why West Hollywood Should Be More Creative in Helping the Homeless

A city that has constructed a narrative around welcoming streets for the LGBTQ community, West Hollywood has quietly turned a blind eye on...

Mon, Oct 02, 2017 with 3 Comments
Opinion: It’s Time for GLAAD to Close and EQCA to Come Home

Opinion: It’s Time for GLAAD to Close and EQCA to Come Home

It's long past time for GLAAD to close its doors. And it’s not too late for Equality California to come back home. Nonprofit...

Thu, Sep 21, 2017 with 6 Comments
It’s Going to Happen!  Now What Are You Going to Do About It?

It’s Going to Happen! Now What Are You Going to Do About It?

Only 3.6? Few people in West Hollywood felt the 3.6 tremor at 11:30 p.m. Monday night. It was a small one on the dreaded San Andreas fault,...

Tue, Sep 19, 2017 with 0 Comments
Homelessness:  West Hollywood Can Take the Lead in Eliminating the Problem

Homelessness: West Hollywood Can Take the Lead in Eliminating the Problem

I was shocked and horrified to read about the attack that recently took place on Santa Monica Boulevard and Hayworth Avenue. For me it was...

Mon, Sep 18, 2017 with 23 Comments
Opinion: When Water Is Currency — and You Are Broke

Opinion: When Water Is Currency — and You Are Broke

September each year is National Preparedness Month, and our city dedicates its activities to preparing for the emergencies we are likely to...

Thu, Aug 17, 2017 with 2 Comments
Opinion: Attacking Democrats and Liberals in WeHo is Thoughtless and Inane

Opinion: Attacking Democrats and Liberals in WeHo is Thoughtless and Inane

Could it be that most people in West Hollywood are not supporters of Donald Trump because their values are higher, they are generous and...

Fri, Aug 11, 2017 with 31 Comments
Opinion: Support for the WeHo Sports Festival Means WeHo’s Special Events Policy Is Toothless

Opinion: Support for the WeHo Sports Festival Means WeHo’s Special Events Policy Is Toothless

Scott Schmidt argues that the city shouldn't support such an event, which is outside the city, without questioning the event organizer’s...

Tue, Jul 18, 2017 with 4 Comments
Opinion:  ‘Keep WeHo Safe’ Will Focus on Crime, Public Safety and the Politics Around That

Opinion: ‘Keep WeHo Safe’ Will Focus on Crime, Public Safety and the Politics Around That

I was a Public Safety Commissioner for two years. During my term I worked extremely hard -- serving on multiple subcommittees, attending...

Mon, Jul 17, 2017 with 4 Comments
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