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WeHo political donor indicted over drug deaths

WEST HOLLYWOOD — 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…

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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…

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County officials report first death caused by vaping

LOS ANGELES — County public health officials announced Sept. 6 the county’s first known death of a person stemming from the use of e-cigarettes, or vaping — the fourth such death nationwide. Dr. Muntu Davis, the county’s health officer, said the patient was an “older adult who had chronic underlying health conditions,” but vaping is Read More…