Monthly Archives: July 2015

City to conduct National Night Out events

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city will celebrate National Night Out Aug. 4, 2015 with a dozen events scheduled throughout the city. Approximately 2,000 residents are expected to take to the streets in a show of unity against crime. “National Night Out is an annual opportunity to celebrate community and bring neighborhoods together,…

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Boy Scouts change policy on gay adult leaders

By Todd Leopold CNN The Boy Scouts of America announced July 27 that it is lifting the ban on gay adults as scout leaders. “On Monday, July 27, the national executive board ratified a resolution removing the national restriction on openly gay leaders and employees,” Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates said in a…

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State grant to fund L.A. car-sharing program

From City News Service LOS ANGELES — Electric and hybrid vehicles will be available to residents in low-income Los Angeles neighborhoods under a car-sharing program funded by a $1.6 million state grant, it was announced July 24. The grant awarded to the city of Los Angeles will fund a three-year program in which about 100…

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