High-capacity gun clips banned

By Edwin Folven, 7/29/2015

Magazines with more than 10 rounds are banned under law

The Los Angeles City Council strengthened the city’s restrictions on firearms Tuesday when it approved a motion banning the possession of gun magazines that hold more than 10 bullets. The motion is the latest attempt to quell gun violence in the city, and comes in the wake of recent mass shootings in Louisiana, North Carolina [...]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Council approves Ryu plan on discretionary funding

By Edwin Folven, 7/30/2015

Task force will be created to review projects in Council District 4

Councilman David Ryu, 4th District, took the first official steps toward reviewing discretionary funding in his district Tuesday when the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a measure to create a task force to review the funding. The council also approved a measure to repeal approximately $600,000 in discretionary funding approved during the final weeks [...]

News Comments (0)

Group appeals WeHo develpoment approval

By Gregory Cornfield, 7/29/2015

Neighbors claim Kings Road project is bad fit for the street

The West Hollywood planning commission approved plans for a condominium project at 1028-1030 N. Kings Road on July 16, but a group against overdevelopment submitted an appeal Monday with 272 signatures calling for more responsible city planning. “In a city as geographically small as West Hollywood, how much more growth can a city sustain and [...]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Former WeHo deputies challenge dismissal

By Gregory Cornfield, 7/30/2015

Union contends city did not negotiate terminations

The union representing the West Hollywood City Council deputies who were removed when the support system was dissolved challenged their dismissal for further negotiations on the transfer of deputy functions. At its June 15 city council meeting, West Hollywood council members considered modifications to city council support staff. According to provisions in the council deputy [...]

News Comments (0)

Lawmakers work to curb drone interference

By Gregory Cornfield, 7/29/2015

Concerns surface after unmanned aircraft hover over fires

After drones interfered with firefighters’ efforts to stop the “North Fire” that jumped Interstate 15 earlier this month, lawmakers at the state and federal levels voiced disapproval and introduced legislation to curb the potentially life-threatening disturbances. A drone, or unmanned aircraft system (UAS), has interfered with firefighters’ operations several times in California this year. Firefighters’ [...]

Featured, News Comments (0)

Suspect pleads not guilty to shotgun murder

By Edwin Folven, 7/29/2015

Homicide stemmed from financial dispute

A 31-year-old suspect pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to killing a woman with a shotgun in Hollywood on July 5 as she walked with her boyfriend near McCadden Place and Sunset Boulevard. Ezeoma Chigozie Obioha, a resident of the Mid-City area, is being held without bail. He has been charged with one count of murder [...]

Crime, Featured, News Comments (0)

Pool to make a big splash in Hollywood

By Edwin Folven, 7/29/2015

Just in time for this summer’s heat wave, the new Hollywood Pool will open on Monday, Aug 3 after a two-year renovation. The pool, located at 1122 Cole Ave., near the intersection of Cole and Lexington avenues, will be open to the public for recreational swimming, as well as lap swimming and swim lessons. Diving [...]

Featured, News Comments (0)

LGBT Center not satisfied with BSA’s move to lift ban on gay scout leaders

By Gregory Cornfield, 7/30/2015

Two years after allowing openly gay scouts, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) lifted an overall ban on gay or lesbian scout leaders Monday. The move does not satisfy leaders of the Los Angeles LGBT Center, citing that the BSA can still choose to deny leaders based on sexual orientation. “I was mostly disappointed because [...]

News Comments (0)

Teachers awarded ‘Rookie of the Year’ will be recognized at Dodgers vs. Angels game

By Jessie Lingenfelter, 7/30/2015

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) has awarded 23 teachers the title of “Rookie of the Year” for the 2014-2015 school year from schools throughout the city. In its inaugural year, the Rookie of the Year program honors first-year educators who have gone above and beyond in their classroom and encourages all teachers to [...]

News Comments (0)

‘Trainwreck’ isn’t a mess, but it’s hardly funny

By Tim Posada, 7/30/2015

Have you ever heard a joke that didn’t make you laugh? You immediately got it, but the teller was convinced you just didn’t catch the subtle nuance. That’s the primary currency in “Trainwreck”. Jokes appear to be clever, but there’s nothing that’s truly laugh-out-loud funny. It’s all quaint, but well traveled material. This is a [...]

Entertainment Comments (0)

LAMILL Coffee Boutique

By Jill Weinlein, 7/30/2015

Local coffee roasting with innovative cuisine

It seems that a new organic, fair-trade, cold-brewed coffee purveyor pops up everyday, and I thoroughly enjoy the potent brews arising from these coffee houses. One of my favorites is LAMILL Coffee. My daughter and I enjoyed a lunch at this trendy Silver Lake coffee boutique earlier this month. While the coffee scene continues to [...]

Entertainment Comments (0)

Restaurant news

By Jill Weinlein, 7/30/2015

German Wine at Fleming’s Through July 31, guests at Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse can enjoy a flight featuring three German Rieslings for only $12. Tastes include glasses of Loosen Bros., Dr. Loosen and Gunderloch. From bone dry to sweet, the Riesling grape stands up to a wide range of cuisines, including a Fleming’s steak. 800 W. [...]

Entertainment Comments (0)

Wine

By Kyle Rachal, 7/30/2015

Unexpected elegance

I only choose to drink a select few wines over and over again. Not because they were not enjoyable, I just simply feel that I should taste as many different wines as possible. That being said, I do have a few bottles, tried and true, that I know will be beautiful for any occasion. The [...]

Entertainment Comments (0)

Senior Star Search showcases performers 55 years ‘young’ and over

By Jessie Lingenfelter, 7/30/2015

Fourteen finalists sang and danced their hearts out to vie for the winning spot at the inaugural Senior Star Search at the Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Los Angeles on July 12. The seniors, ranging from 55 to 86 years “young,” proved that age is just a number, beginning with the opening performance of “It’s Not [...]

News, Special Section Comments (0)

Photo exhibit documents the lives of World War II veterans

7/30/2015

In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Belmont Village Senior Living has commissioned former Los Angeles photographer Thomas Sanders to return to its communities to document and capture the images and stories of America’s veterans. Sanders will visit 22 Belmont Village communities throughout the country this year to complete [...]

News, Special Section Comments (0)

Don’t wait until it’s too late to plan for long term care

7/30/2015

When we buy a car, it is an automatic decision to purchase auto insurance to protect ourselves from financial consequences should we have an accident involving property damage or personal injury.  That is only smart, correct? What if you choose NOT to purchase the insurance to help maintain your financial integrity should you suffer an [...]

News Comments (2)

Clinical trials show progress for Alzheimer’s treatment

7/30/2015

Clinical trial results from studies of investigational therapies were presented recently at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2015 in Washington, D.C. The results showed promise that some medications may be beneficial for people with the early stages of the disease. “The data from these new analyses present exciting possibilities, and we look forward to the [...]

News, Special Section Comments (0)

PAWS LA Dog Walk prances through WeHo Park Aug. 8

7/30/2015

PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based non-profit dedicated to preserving human-animal connections for low-income seniors and people with disabilities, is holding its “Pawsapalooza Dog Walk and Festival” on Saturday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in West Hollywood Park. Wendy Burch, of KTLA Channel 5, is serving as honorary chair of the event. The family-friendly [...]

News, Special Section Comments (0)

Parkinson’s Foundation walks provide funds for services

7/30/2015

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has announced that its “Moving Day, A Walk for Parkinson’s” events have provided nearly $1 million for services to improve life for people living with Parkinson’s disease. In addition to support for clinical care, NPF awarded local community grants in Los Angeles for health, wellness and education programs for people [...]

News, Special Section Comments (0)

Find more articles in the Archives...



Media Partners:
Glendale News  |  Burbank Leader  |  La Canada Valley Sun  |  Daily Pilot  |  Huntington Beach Independent  |  Coastline Pilot

Home | Archives | Advertise | Distribution | Subscriptions | Travel Stories | About | Contact | Download this Weeks Issue