Opinion: Will the City Council Speak Up about WeHo’s Meth Market?

Opinion: Will the City Council Speak Up about WeHo’s Meth Market?

Silence can be deafening. And sometimes deadly. Consider the (lack of) response from our elected leaders to a story published by WEHOville on Monday about the fact that Grindr, a world-famous mobile phone app owned by a company...

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Opinion: There’s a Reason Why You Should Choose an App That’s Into You

Opinion: There’s a Reason Why You Should Choose an App That’s Into You

Fri, Aug 26, 2016 1 Comment

If Grindr, Scruff and Jack'd will put out the word about meningitis, why won't Manhunt or Jack'd? The answer is "money."

Opinion:  Another LA Pride with CSW?

Opinion: Another LA Pride with CSW?

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 6 Comments

Given mismanagement, lack of transparency and scandal, why would WeHo let CSW stage L.A. Pride again without major changes?

LA Pride Festival Founder Calls for Changes

LA Pride Festival Founder Calls for Changes

Tue, Aug 16, 2016 3 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE:  Pat Rocco, the founder of the L.A. Pride festival and the first president of Christopher Street West, the non-profit...

Opinion: Why Not Envision a Different West Hollywood?

Opinion: Why Not Envision a Different West Hollywood?

Mon, Aug 15, 2016 6 Comments

It was not going to be a good day. I slept rather late and woke to more than the usual physical discomfort that has been my constant...

Opinion: Let’s Take Back Our Pride

Opinion: Let’s Take Back Our Pride

Mon, Aug 15, 2016 9 Comments

The City of West Hollywood was founded in 1984 with the first majority gay city council in the world. Today, 32 years after our founding,...

@issue: The Pros and Cons of Jerry Brown’s Housing Plan

@issue: The Pros and Cons of Jerry Brown’s Housing Plan

Sun, Aug 14, 2016 1 Comment

@issue is an occasional post of a story or research from a reputable source about another city and its development, affordable housing,...

Let’s Talk About Housing in West Hollywood

Let’s Talk About Housing in West Hollywood

Tue, Aug 09, 2016 14 Comments

A 'town hall' discussion on Saturday will give WeHo residents an opportunity to learn about the complexities of keeping West Hollywood a...

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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 1 Comment

It’s summertime in Los Angeles, and drivers are distracted!  The top is down. The music is up. The sun is shining brightly, sometimes...

In West Hollywood, Tweets of a Different Sort

In West Hollywood, Tweets of a Different Sort

Mon, Aug 08, 2016 6 Comments

At the recent National Night Out celebration and picnic of the West Hollywood West Residents Association, Jeanne Dobrin asked me why I...

Jim Crow Visits West Hollywood: Studio One and Gay Liberation

Jim Crow Visits West Hollywood: Studio One and Gay Liberation

Fri, Aug 05, 2016 12 Comments

Don Kilhefner argues that The Factory's Studio One was a bastion of discrimination against blacks and women rather than the LGBT sanctuary...

Help Make WEHOville Better!

Help Make WEHOville Better!

Thu, Jul 21, 2016 10 Comments

Almost four years after its launch, WEHOville has achieved its goal of providing a forum where West Hollywood residents can learn about and...

Let’s Keep Comments Civil on WEHOville

Let’s Keep Comments Civil on WEHOville

Thu, Jul 21, 2016 14 Comments

WEHOville implemented the Comments feature to enable residents of West Hollywood and others who love this community to comment on stories,...

Opinion:  Confessions of an Airbnb Host in WeHo

Opinion: Confessions of an Airbnb Host in WeHo

Mon, Jul 18, 2016 25 Comments

There is so much discussion about Airbnb and short-term vacation rentals. Everybody is blaming “the platform,” the online...

Opinion: The WeHo City Council Meeting You Didn’t Know About

Opinion: The WeHo City Council Meeting You Didn’t Know About

Sat, Jul 16, 2016 8 Comments

Concerned about homelessness in WeHo? Billboards on the Sunset Boulevard? The transformation of Santa Monica Boulevard (and its Boystown...

Opinion: Let’s Fix the Thrive Tribe

Opinion: Let’s Fix the Thrive Tribe

Fri, Jul 15, 2016 27 Comments

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following commentary is by three former board members of The Thrive Tribe, a group established in West Hollywood...

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