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An intersection before and after design changes to make it into a Complete Street.  Note the addition of a new crosswalk, shortening of sidewalks that previously existed, more organized flow of traffic and addition of bike lanes. (source: Complete Streets)

Congested Weho Streets May Save Your Life

West Hollywood has witnessed another tragic death of a pedestrian after a 21 year old woman was hit by a car on the Sunset Strip overnight. But as Weho Daily readers know, pedestrians and bike riders being hit by vehicles is a fairly common occurrence...
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Are Dense Weho Developments a Problem Without Subway?

Some are wondering what kind of trouble the City of West Hollywood is in now that a subway isn’t planned through our area. L.A. Weekly just posted a story on the subject, and former West Hollywood City Councilman Steve Martin talks about this in...

The Future of Weho: Are Density and Tall Buildings Evil?

Via Curbed LA, we came across a video report from CNN talking about how the Los Angeles area might look in the future.  Parts of the report are made from the streets in and around West Hollywood, which is no surprise since we’re considered by many...

Oversize Limos Clogging Streets Get Even Bigger

When will it stop? That is, the growth in the size of limousines cruising our streets… Via Thrillist, we’re hearing that the Colossus is now on the streets of Los Angeles. It claims to be the biggest limo in the world, with room for 30-passengers...
City of West Hollywood Pedestrian Safety Poster

Will Pedestrian Safety Posters Cut Number of Accidents?

The City of West Hollywood is posting pedestrian safety posters in three locations for a one week period starting on Monday. Those who regularly read Weho Daily know that pedestrians are hit by vehicles on our streets almost every week.  And oftentimes...

Opinion: Outdoor Dining at Risk with Smoking Ordinance

West Hollywood’s City Council is set to review the recommendations of a task force formed to study outdoor smoking in and around bars and restaurants on Tuesday.   What follows is a letter sent to City Council members today in advance of that...

Thursday’s Prop 8 Event: Rally? Protest? Demonstration?

It seems that few people attended the Prop 8 rally scheduled for last night at San Vicente and Santa Monica Blvd. Both those attending and those observing reported few people on the scene. Some media planning to stop by didn’t even come after...

Today’s Billboard Rant: Penalizing Many for Benefits to Few

The Billboard Tax Act folks, specifically William Board (not sure if that is a real name), is hot about posting comments and sending out press release information to various sources, including this site.  Because the whole thing gets a rise out of Weho...
This "postcard" type graphic appears on the Tax Billboard Act website, which is backed by SkyTag, a company in the outdoor advertising industry.

Tax Billboard Campaign Already Clouded in Controversy

We posted on Friday about a somewhat mysterious website and press release that came out under the name Tax Billboard Act.  Council member Abbe Land wasted no time in putting out word that this appeared to be a “trojan horse” for ulterior...

Love it or Hate it, Celebs are News in West Hollywood

It is inevitable on days like today, with Lindsay Lohan departing to jail from her West Hollywood apartment amidst a media frenzy, to hear comments about the ridiculous circus that ensues in these types of situations. But whether you are interested in...

 

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