Local News

Controller critical of how city spends homeless funds

LOS ANGELES β€” City Controller Ron Galperin is calling on the City Council to speed up the process of building permanent supportive housing for the homeless and to find ways of decreasing costs, noting that some units being planned cost more than an L.A. condominium. Galperin released a report titled β€œThe High Cost of Homeless Read More…

Hollywood Local News

Duo plans to revitalize Earl Carroll Theater

HOLLYWOOD β€” Thaddeus Hunter Smith, the entrepreneur behind the Music Box Theatre @ Fonda, and his business partner, real estate investor and billboard entrepreneur Brian Levian, have signed a lease to take over and revitalize the world-famous Earl Carroll Theater on Sunset Boulevard. The pair plan to transform the Carroll Theater, which most recently served Read More…

Local News West Hollywood

WeHo political donor indicted over drug deaths

WEST HOLLYWOOD β€” Prominent political donor Ed Buck was indicted by a federal grand jury Oct. 2 in connection with two drug overdose deaths in his local apartment in July 2017 and January of this year. The indictment returned in U.S. District Court charged Buck with distributing methamphetamine resulting in the deaths of Timothy Dean Read More…