Post Tagged with: "Mitch O’farrell"

Hollywood High designated as historic place

05/21/2014 3:21 pm0 comments
City Councilmen Tom LaBonge, Mitch O’Farrell and Steve Zimmer celebrate with students as a plaque is unveiled at Hollywood High School designating the school as an historic place on the California and National Register of Historic Places. The school was built in 1904.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  Independent Staff Report HOLLYWOOD — Los Angeles Unified School District school board Vice President Steve Zimmer was joined by elected officials, members of the Hollywood High School Alumni Association, students, staff, volunteers, the community and special guests last Friday to celebrate Hollywood High School’s placement on the California and [...]

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Elephant Bullhooks “Times are changing”

04/30/2014 3:37 pm0 comments
Elephant Bath outside Staples Center 2009 

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to ban the use of “bullhooks” and other types of goads and prods employed in wrangling elephants in circuses and other shows. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell previously called the use of bullhooks “cruel and inhumane.” Celebrities such as actress [...]

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Columbia Square groundbreaking in Hollywood

02/10/2014 3:34 pm0 comments
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Columbia Square groundbreaking ceremony at
Sunset Boulevard and Gower Street.

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Los Angeles city officials joined today with the developers of Columbia Square — a 680,000-square-foot, mixed-use creative office development on the site of the historic CBS broadcast facility in Hollywood, to mark the start of construction on the $380 million project. Councilman Mitch O’Farrell took part in [...]

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L.A. City Council Votes to Ban Elephant Bullhooks

10/23/2013 2:19 pm0 comments
Elephant bath no Bullhooks please.

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By ELIZABETH HSING-HUEI CHOU City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today voted unanimously to ban the use of bullhooks in wrangling elephants — a move that could prevent the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus from making a stop here. Bullhooks are “cruel [...]

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FIRST RECORDING STUDIO, A STATE-OF-THE-ART CULINARY ARTS CLASSROOM AND AN AUDITORIUM RENOVATION PROJECT

09/25/2013 5:14 pm0 comments
New Culinary arts classroom Hollywood High

Photo by Gary McCarthy

 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) officials joined  students, staff, elected officials, community members and special guests to cut the ribbon on a new recording studio, a culinary arts classroom and an auditorium renovation project at Hollywood High School on Wednesday.   The Hollywood High School recording studio project converted [...]

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