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26-year-old man missing in WeHo

Authorities Tuesday sought the public’s help to locate a 26-year-old man with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder who was last seen in West Hollywood. Matthew Dignard, also known by the nicknames “Matticus” and “Matty,” was last seen in March in the area of 8700 block of Santa Monica Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
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LA Times wonders why Lindsey Horvath ghosted WeHo

The Los Angeles Times on Tuesday published a lengthy piece about outgoing Councilmember Lindsey Horvath’s head-scratching removal of WeHo from her campaign website. The story has little new to offer readers of The Acorn and WEHOville, who have already reported on the controversy. The Times story — a puff...
LOS ANGELES, CA
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1st WEHOville BBQ brings community and their leaders together

The first annual WEHOville BBQ brought current city and county leaders, aspiring political candidates and loyal readers of this news site together to share in our passion and devotion for the city and country we call home. The event was held on the Fourth of July at Publisher Larry Block’s home in WeHo. Tony Rizzo cooked and served dozens of delicious made-to-order hamburgers and hot dogs.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

Where to watch fireworks on July 4

Grand Park’s 4th of July Block Party returns to downtown Los Angeles Monday after being canceled each of the past two years because of the coronavirus pandemic, with more than 30,000 people expected for the free 5 1/2-hour event that will include a 15-minute fireworks show. Gates will open...
LOS ANGELES, CA

WEST SEEGMILLER: Building a movement in a dangerous time

Six months ago, a group of friends from across the political spectrum formed the first LGBTQ Freedom Coalition in California— the Free WeHo Coalition. When free thinkers come together, the impossible becomes a reality. Having a friend to count on has allowed us to be heroes in our own right. Through our struggle to build a movement for medical freedom in the LGBTQ community, we discovered a truth: only love can heal the divisions between us.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

Sheriff nabs meth, ketamine, xanax, oxycodone during routine traffic stop in WeHo

Last night Patrol Deputies from #WeHo Station conducted a traffic stop of a car for an unregistered vehicle code violation on Poinsettia Pl and Santa Monica Blvd. The sole occupant of the vehicle was on active probation for Narcotics sales. The deputies conducted a probation compliance search and recovered a large number of narcotics including suspected Methamphetamine, Ketamine, Xanax, Oxycodone, and multiple items commonly used to distribute drugs for sale.
SANTA MONICA, CA

Ruth Williams laid to rest at Mount Sinai

Community Celebration to take place Saturday, July 2nd, at 11am, @ Plummer Park. Ruth Forster Williams was laid to rest this morning, Friday, June 1st, at Mount Sinai Memorial Park. Family and Friends and many community members were in attendance to show their final respects. Williams passed after a series of strokes left her in a coma. She was 84 years old.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

Sheriff busts suspects for stolen guns, meth in WeHo

#WeHo Tenants at an apartment building in the 8400 block of DeLongpre complained of multiple transients taking up illegal residency in storage rooms at location. Management completed a Letter of Agency form. Deputies from the COPPS Team & Entertainment Policing Team checked the location and arrested 3 people and recovered multiple rifles, stolen property and a large quantity of methamphetamine. They were charged with the rifles, stolen property and possession for sales. The previous day, a stolen scooter was recovered at the location which had been stolen earlier in the month in West Hollywood.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

DEAR WEHO: We will vote out councilmembers who jeopardized our safety

Respectfully, if a bucket of glue or a stale cracker is on the ballet challenging Councilmembers Sepi Shyne, Lindsey Horvath or John D’Amico, either will have my vote. Now that I have your attention, for these three who voted to reduce the amount of funding for our safety and protection from the contracted LA County Sheriff, I will side with any other representative than you since you are not representing me or your constituents, having acted against overwhelming public opinion and creating a more dangerous city by reducing law enforcement. You are all personally and certainly morally responsible for any ensuing crimes against the people of your district.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

WeHo approves +$1.5 million in raises for city staff

While slashing funds for the L.A. Sheriff’s Department this week, West Hollywood City Council simultaneously approved more than $1.5 million in salary increases and other benefits for staff at City Hall. City Council signed a memorandum of understanding with the West Hollywood Municipal Employees, AFSCME Local 3339, that provides...
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

SEPI SHYNE: Reducing sheriff’s budget is a ‘compromise that provides a different solution’

Despite misinformed news articles and political spins Monday night, we actually increased the funding to our community safety department. My motion maintained funding for supplemental patrols by LASD, added an additional Entertainment Policing Deputy and added 30 ambassadors to be the eyes in our residential neighborhoods. What we are trying to do is readjust levels in a fiscally responsible way.
LAW ENFORCEMENT

What they said at the Rainbow Key Awards

Quotes from the winners of Wednesday night’s Rainbow Key Awards in West Hollywood. “When we started this company, we really saw to create a space where queer experiences were not simply relegated to stereotypical side characters, but where the full community — and I mean the full community — had an actual space where representation could be full and authentic and unapologetic, and a place where the full breadth of the humanity of the community could be seen and shown and embraced. And I’m so proud of the work that we’ve been able to do.”
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA

WEHOville to host 1st annual July 4th barbq

Hot Dogs and Apple Pie, and Pot Luck. Special guests include elected council members and six of ten candidates for this years City Council race. Confirmed Candidates include Mayor Lauren Meister, Former Council member Steve Martin, Former City Council member John Duran, as well as new candidates Zekiah Wright, Jordan Cockerum, and Bennett Savage. And hopefully others will still rsvp..