Opinion:  Try Talking to Your Neighbors About Noise

Opinion: Try Talking to Your Neighbors About Noise

“Milkman, keep those bottles quiet!” That was the title of Ella Mae Morse’s big song hit in 1944. In that time milk was delivered to doorsteps early in the morning and some people objected to the noise the milkman made. They liked...

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Update: WeHo Apartment Building Break-ins and Mail Thefts Now at 26

Update: WeHo Apartment Building Break-ins and Mail Thefts Now at 26

Fri, Jan 29, 2016 35 Comments

Opinion: It's time for the West Hollywood City Council to take official action to press the U.S. Postal Service to act on this matter.

Opinion:  ‘Love No Hate?’ Needs to Get Real about Homelessness

Opinion: ‘Love No Hate?’ Needs to Get Real about Homelessness

Thu, Jan 28, 2016 12 Comments

Founder Nir Zilberman makes unsubstantiated allegations about the lack of resources in WeHo for the homeless rather than steering them to...

Opinion: Transients Are a Serious Eastside Issue, and the City Isn’t Doing Enough

Opinion: Transients Are a Serious Eastside Issue, and the City Isn’t Doing Enough

Mon, Jan 25, 2016 38 Comments

Roxanne McBryde, a 25-year resident of WeHo's Eastside, chronicles the experiences she and her neighbors have with homeless transients.

Opinion: A Path of Reason and Moderation to Serve the Homeless

Opinion: A Path of Reason and Moderation to Serve the Homeless

Fri, Jan 15, 2016 24 Comments

City Councilmember John Duran says the city is on that path as he calls out the array of services it already provides and argues that...

Life in the Construction Zone:  The Noise and Chaos of Progress

Life in the Construction Zone: The Noise and Chaos of Progress

Mon, Jan 11, 2016

It was “trash day.” Normally, the trucks don’t appear until eight or so in the morning, but today I heard the roar of an approaching...

New WeHo Visitor Parking Permit Policies for the New Year

New WeHo Visitor Parking Permit Policies for the New Year

Fri, Jan 08, 2016 7 Comments

Ready to head to City Hall or the Kings Road Parking Structure for another fist full of 10-day parking passes? Well, hang on. The City of...

Opinion: Still a Work in Progress, Lindsey Horvath Is WeHo’s Person of the Year

Opinion: Still a Work in Progress, Lindsey Horvath Is WeHo’s Person of the Year

Fri, Jan 01, 2016 8 Comments

The year 2015 was certainly a unique one for West Hollywood. We experienced a historic double-barreled election. Development changed the...

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WEST HOLLYWOOD CAR ACCIDENTS: WHAT TO DO IF IT HAPPENS TO YOU!

WEST HOLLYWOOD CAR ACCIDENTS: WHAT TO DO IF IT HAPPENS TO YOU!

Sun, Jan 31, 2016

Car wrecks happen in West Hollywood daily. With the prediction of a wet California winter courtesy of El Nino, Los Angeles roads are more...

Opinion: Life in the Construction Zone:  ‘Rules, What Rules?’

Opinion: Life in the Construction Zone: ‘Rules, What Rules?’

Thu, Dec 10, 2015 6 Comments

Those of us sharing ownership with the back of one of these older Westside houses know that they are constantly in need of expensive...

Opinion:  The Fight Against a Cell Tower Shows that Facts Don’t Matter for Some in WeHo

Opinion: The Fight Against a Cell Tower Shows that Facts Don’t Matter for Some in WeHo

Thu, Dec 03, 2015 20 Comments

The essence of the argument against wireless antennas near Larchmont Charter School is that cellular transmission will damage the health...

Opinion: WeHo’s Pricey Housing Will Push Gay People Out

Opinion: WeHo’s Pricey Housing Will Push Gay People Out

Tue, Nov 24, 2015 25 Comments

James Duke Mason argues that people won't be able to afford to live in what long has been seen as an LGBT mecca.

Opinion: West Hollywood Ethics Reform — The Time Is Now

Opinion: West Hollywood Ethics Reform — The Time Is Now

Wed, Nov 11, 2015 5 Comments

Joe Guardarrama, chair of the city's Ethics Reform Task Force, urges WeHo residents to attend Monday night's City Council where the task...

Opinion: Detroit Bungalows Issue Likely to Show Where People Really Stand on Affordable Housing

Opinion: Detroit Bungalows Issue Likely to Show Where People Really Stand on Affordable Housing

Mon, Nov 09, 2015 14 Comments

The city's Design Review Subcommittee on Thursday will review designs for the project, which would replace 10 dilapidated 1920s era...

The Mayor Makes the Case for More Respectful Public Discussion

The Mayor Makes the Case for More Respectful Public Discussion

Tue, Nov 03, 2015 33 Comments

Those residents of West Hollywood who missed last night’s City Council meeting honestly didn’t miss much. The meeting was less...

Opinion: Do Our City Council Members Really Deserve a Raise?

Opinion: Do Our City Council Members Really Deserve a Raise?

Mon, Nov 02, 2015 22 Comments

Item 2k on tonight’s City Council agenda would give all the council members a raise from $835 per month to $1,343 per month. (That...

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