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Opinion: WeHo Is Dragging Its Feet on Pedestrian Safety

Opinion: WeHo Is Dragging Its Feet on Pedestrian Safety

Lauren Meister and Scott Schmidt, former transportation, public safety and planning commissioners, suggest the solution to crosswalk safety problems can be found next door in Los Angeles.

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Opinion: Dogs, Kids, Gays: Can’t we all get along?

Opinion: Dogs, Kids, Gays: Can’t we all get along?

Former WeHo City Councilmember Steve Martin says the issue is whether we need park space for dogs, not who loves dogs and who loves…

Opinion:  The West Hollywood Mayor’s Bark Is Worse Than His Bite

Opinion: The West Hollywood Mayor’s Bark Is Worse Than His Bite

Marc Yeber, a WeHo Planning Commissioner and father, says those upset by John D’Amico’s comments about children being favored over pets …

Opinion: WeHo Political Observers Need to Lighten Up in Assessing Council Candidates

Opinion: WeHo Political Observers Need to Lighten Up in Assessing Council Candidates

Rather than attacking a Council candidate because of his youth or a distant connection to the GOP, former WeHo Councilmember Steve Martin…

Opinion: Most WeHo Landlords Ban Dogs, Contradicting Our Dog-Friendly Image

Opinion: Most WeHo Landlords Ban Dogs, Contradicting Our Dog-Friendly Image

The city has a reputation for puppy love bolstered by a number of City Council animal rights resolutions. But good luck to renters trying…

Opinion: Another White House Meeting Shows There’s Now a Place at the Table for LGBT People

Opinion: Another White House Meeting Shows There’s Now a Place at the Table for LGBT People

Rev. Rick Eisenlord of Pasadena’s Good Shepherd Church was one of 100 LGBT leaders invited to a recent meeting at the White House to…

Opinion: The Best Way to Reduce WeHo Traffic Congestion Is to Increase It

Opinion: The Best Way to Reduce WeHo Traffic Congestion Is to Increase It

The transformation of Santa Monica Boulevard into a pedestrian-friendly promenade is a nationally recognized example of the benefits of…

Opinion: Boycott the Boycotts and Stop Cleve Jones (and the Sultan of Brunei)

Opinion: Boycott the Boycotts and Stop Cleve Jones (and the Sultan of Brunei)

Gay Congressional candidate Theo Milonopoulos argues that the boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel and others owned by the Sultan of Brunei…

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