Post Tagged with: "West Hollywood"

WeHo Lost and Found

06/04/2014 12:48 pm0 comments
WeHo Lost and Found

 WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A 79-year-old man last seen at a West Hollywood residence on Friday was found today and is OK, authorities said. Francisco Mazzola was last seen at a residence in the 8700 block of Shoreham Drive at 10 p.m. Friday, and authorities had sought public help [...]

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WeHo One City One Pride festival begins Thursday

05/21/2014 3:32 pm0 comments
Gay Pride

Photo by Gary McCarthy

WeHo One City One Pride festival begins Thursday Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city begins its annual One City One Pride arts festival Thursday with, which is Harvey Milk Day, marking the birth of the San Francisco County supervisor who was the first openly gay elected official in [...]

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John D’Amico installed as West Hollywood mayor

04/22/2014 4:23 pm0 comments
New West Hollywood Mayor John D’Amico presents a plaque to outgoing Mayor Abbe Land during the City Council’s annual reorganization ceremony Monday night at Plummer Park.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — City Councilman John D’Amico was installed as mayor of the city during a ceremony Monday evening on the Vista Lawn in   “With new leadership comes new ideas and new directions,” D’Amico said. “While serving as mayor, I plan to focus on the city’s [...]

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Meningococcal Disease

04/02/2014 1:24 pm0 comments
Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Eight people in Los Angeles County have been diagnosed with invasive meningococcal disease this year, health officials announced today as they issued a call for gay men to be vaccinated against the potentially fatal ailment. According to the county Department of Public Health, three of the [...]

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City breaks ground on new City Hall parking structure

03/19/2014 1:17 pm0 comments
Photo by Gary McCarthy

Members of the West Hollywood City Council conduct ground-breaking ceremonies Monday afternoon for the city’s new automated garage and Community Plaza project adjacent to City Hall.

  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city held a ground-breaking ceremony Monday for its automated garage and Community Plaza project at City Hall. The garage and plaza will be built on the site that formerly provided surface parking at City Hall. Construction is anticipated to continue through at [...]

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A possible arson fire ……. looked like firebombs

02/18/2014 1:52 pm0 comments
Photos by Gary McCarthy

Building Fire at the South West corner of Santa Monica and Croft ave. Damage was estimated at $2.5 million

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – A possible arson fire resulted in an estimated $2.5 million in damage today to a West Hollywood office building and left two firefighters with minor injuries. Flames and smoke were showing from both floors of the two-story building when the first fire units arrived in the [...]

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West Hollywood’s One Billion Rising for Justice

02/14/2014 4:39 pm0 comments
Photos by  Gary McCarthy

One Billion Rising for Justice in West Hollywood.

  Legendary actress Jane Fonda and Hollywood heartthrob Dylan McDermott  helped  kick-off the City of West Hollywood’s One Billion Rising for Justice event — part of a global day of action in recognition of the 16thanniversary of V-Day, with events planned around the world to spotlight and embrace justice for survivors [...]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

01/10/2014 1:30 pm0 comments
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Independent Staff Report The City of West Hollywood is hosting a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service activity and joining hundreds of communities across the country in commemorating the 28th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day federal holiday. Volunteers are needed to help with a beautification project [...]

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WeHo prepares for annual Halloween carnival

10/28/2013 2:57 pm0 comments
Halloweho 

Photo by Gary McCarthy

Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — The city will holds its annual Halloween Carnival Thursday in which an estimated 500,000 people will take to Santa Monica Boulevard from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard. Admission is free. The [...]

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Drive launched to save Tower Records building

10/14/2013 12:15 pm0 comments
TOWER RECORDS BUILDING  2011.

Photo By Gary McCarthy

  Independent Staff Report WEST HOLLYWOOD — An online petition was launched this past week on the website: www.Change.org to save the world famous Tower Records store on the Sunset Strip. Local resident and community advocate Jerome Cleary, who is one of the leaders of the petition drive, said this [...]

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