WeHo receives grant funds to fight tobacco sales to minors

LOS ANGELES — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced $37.5 million in state grant funding to combat the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors. The grants to 71 statewide entities — including the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, the cities of Pasadena, Palmdale, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Montebello, and the…

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WeHo officials introduce curb drop-off zones

WEST HOLLYWOOD — City officials unveiled new nighttime curb zones in ceremonies March 15 in front of the Abbey on Robertson Boulevard. The city has launched The Drop, a program that establishes designated areas for pick-ups and drop-offs, which provide added convenience for people who use ride share services such as Uber and Lyft. It…

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24,000 runners expected for 2018 L.A. Marathon

LOS ANGELES — More than 24,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 63 countries are expected to compete in the 2018 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon March 18 from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica. Conqur Endurance Group, organizer of the marathon, has announced that the Justin Turner Foundation will be an official charity…

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