Hollywood Local News West Edition

City Council honors longtime cannabis advocate

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood resident Richard Eastman, who has lived with AIDS for 25 years, was honored by the Los Angeles City Council Sept. 6 for his longtime advocacy of cannabis-related medical treatments. According to the resolution commending him, Eastman was down to a handful of T-cells in 1994 when he was diagnosed with the Read More…

Local News West Hollywood

WeHo begins annual tree-trimming program

WEST HOLLYWOOD —The city began its annual program of tree pruning Sept. 9 with work expected to continue through February. The city has approximately 12,500 trees that require maintenance and care. The city’s contractor, West Coast Arborists, is beginning pruning work along Sunset Boulevard, taking care not to disrupt westbound lanes until after 10 a.m. Read More…

Hollywood Local News

Bridge housing shelter opens at former library

LOS ANGELES — The Gardner Library Women’s Bridge Housing shelter, which opened Sept. 10 in a residential area of Hollywood, will serve as a temporary refuge for homeless women. The facility at 1403 N. Gardner St. previously housed a city library. “The Gardner Street Women’s Bridge Housing Center is more than beds and services,” said Read More…