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Hollywood High staff prepares for distance learning

HOLLYWOOD — Hollywood High School is preparing for a fall semester of distance learning, after Los Angeles Unified School District officials announced July 13 that the second-largest school system in the country would not resume in-person learning, due to COVID-19. Mary Reid, principal of Hollywood High, said that returning to in-person learning and preventing the Read More…

LA Pride to part ways with West Hollywood

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Workplaces are major source of COVID-19 cases, officials say

LOS ANGELES — For the second time in three days, Los Angeles County set a daily record July 16 for new coronavirus cases and announced more than 50 additional deaths, while the county’s top health officer warned that workplaces have become a major source of virus transmission. The county Department of Public Health announced 4,592 Read More…

Musso & Frank to offer to-go orders, deliveries

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Theater owner creates own line of gourmet popcorn

HOLLYWOOD — An independent theater operator has survived the COVID-19 pandemic by turning the staple snack of movie theaters everywhere into a thriving gourmet business. Christian Meoli, owner of Arena Cinelounge Sunset, is now marketing nine flavors of gourmet popcorn, marketed as non-GMO, vegan, dairy and nut-free, with the highest quality ingredients possible.  “As an Read More…

LGBT Issues

Organizers cancel LA Pride Festival and Parade

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The 50th anniversary of the Los Angeles Pride Parade and Festival will not be held this year because of the coronavirus crisis. Christopher Street West, the nonprofit organization that produces the annual event, announced that it will be reimagining the way it will celebrate its 50th anniversary.  Over the last several weeks, Read More…

AMAAD Institute offers sense of community to LGBT people

Mother still grieving two years after son’s death

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Rising youth numbers swell county homeless system

HOLLYWOOD — The county’s homeless services system is housing more young people than ever before, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, which held a briefing on homeless youth July 31 at the Los Angeles LGBT Center. Young people facing homelessness face some of the same issues their older counterparts face, officials said. Many Read More…

Protesters target Lacey in WeHo death probe

West Hollywood plans events for Pride Month

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Musso & Frank to offer to-go orders, deliveries

HOLLYWOOD — Musso & Frank Grill, which weathered a three-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, announced July 13 that for the first time in its century-plus history, the iconic Hollywood eatery will begin taking to-go orders and offering delivery service seven days a week. The “Musso’s To You” program will remain in effect until Read More…