Local News West Hollywood

WeHo sheriff’s deputy killed helping elderly woman

WEST HOLLYWOOD — A candlelight vigil was held Jan. 13 for a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who was fatally struck by a vehicle in Valley Village after she helped a woman who had fallen in an intersection get to safety. The accident that took the life of Detective Amber Leist occurred about 11:05 a.m. Read More…

Four movies receive 10 or more Oscar nominations

Entertainment Hollywood Local News

Television’s ‘Robin’ receives star on Walk of Fame

HOLLYWOOD — Burt Ward, best known for his portrayal of Robin on ABC’s campy 1960s “Batman” series, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Jan. 9, next to that of his late co-star, Adam West. Filmmaker Kevin Smith and television personalities Maria Menounos and Nancy O’Dell were among those joining Ward at the Read More…

WeHo installs permanent lanterns across Santa Monica Blvd.

Entertainment Hollywood Local News Movies

Four movies receive 10 or more Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES — Powered by Joaquin Phoenix’s gritty performance, “Joker” earned a leading 11 nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards, while the mob saga “The Irishman,” the World War I drama “1917” and the Manson-era tale “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” each collected 10 nominations. All four films scored nominations in the best picture 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

LGBT Issues News West Hollywood

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

Business Economic Hollywood Local News

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…