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Latest CicLAvia event to link the Hollywoods

HOLLYWOOD — CicLAvia will connect the city of West Hollywood with Hollywood and East Hollywood Aug. 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “CicLAvia — Meet the Hollywoods” is presented by Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which sponsors the periodic events that close major city thoroughfares to car traffic, which is replaced by people Read More…

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Filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro receives star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Oscar-winning Mexican filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, known for his love of visually rich fantasy and horror tales often showing the beauty in otherwise monstrous beasts, became the latest honoree on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Aug. 6. The ceremony was held three days before the release of the horror film “Scary Stories to Read More…

LGBT Issues

AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Located in the Watts Civic Center, the Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease (AMAAD) Institute is a peer-led, grassroots community support center that offers resources and referrals to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people of color.   Dedicated to providing culturally competent services to a population that has historically been Read More…

Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

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Protesters target Lacey in WeHo death probe

LOS ANGELES — It should have been a night of celebration for Jackie Lacey. Not only was it the Los Angeles County district attorney’s birthday, but she was also kicking off her 2020 re-election campaign for her third term as district attorney. Friends and supporters were gathered at the Redbird restaurant downtown for the party Read More…

West Hollywood plans events for Pride Month

County seeks to reduce new HIV infections

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation sues to block housing projects

LOS ANGELES — The AIDS Healthcare Foundation filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court Aug. 8 against the city and four large housing complexes in Hollywood, claiming they violate both federal and state housing laws by out-pricing the local market. “Hollywood is the epicenter of homelessness, and that homelessness is being caused by gentrification,” Read More…