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Hollywood’s first bridge housing shelter marks anniversary

HOLLYWOOD — When City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell identified a city parking lot on Schrader Boulevard as a potential site for a homeless shelter — or “bridge housing” — it was to help people like Hollywood’s own Alina Carmona.  A native of Miami, Carmona was a relatively new Angeleno before she fell into homelessness. After more Read More…

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O’Farrell unveils new plan for Hollywood Blvd.

HOLLYWOOD — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell has announced a concept plan to enhance the pedestrian experience on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the latest proposal regarding his “HEART of Hollywood” initiative. Speaking during his annual State of Hollywood address Jan. 30, O’Farrell said, “The Walk of Fame Master Plan is the signature project of my Read More…

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First of five new bridges opens over L.A. River

ATWATER VILLAGE — City Councilman Mitch O’Farrell and Atwater Village residents celebrated the grand opening of the Red Car Pedestrian Bridge, one of five major infrastructure improvements coming to life along the Los Angeles River, Jan. 25.  Hundreds of neighbors joined O’Farrell to cut the ceremonial ribbon on the newly built bridge. After the ribbon Read More…