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Final Round of Westside Subway Meetings



Metro has announced the final round of community update and input meetings prior to the release of the Draft EIS/EIR. The meetings will offer an opportunity to learn more about the project and receive updates prior the Draft EIS/EIR release and formal public hearings anticipated for later this summer.

Whether or not you have followed the project to date, Metro encourages you to provide input on progress with this project at any of these upcoming meetings.  This is one of your best chances to have your voice heard to influence the development of this historic project.

Attending one of the meetings is the best way to make sure your voice is heard, but if you are unable to attend, Metro will be simulcasting the June 28 meeting live via the web which you can view from any computer simply by going to

In addition, Metro is holding a special meeting this coming Monday to discuss subway alignments between Beverly Hills and Century City.

Summer Community Update Meetings
Content at the update meetings will be identical, so be sure to attend the meeting most convenient for your schedule. For added convenience, we will offer a live webcast of the June 28th meeting that you can view from any computer simply by going to

6:00 – 6:15PM: Open House
6:15 – 7:15PM: Presentation
7:15 – 8:00PM: Public Comment

Monday, June 14
LACMA West– Terrace Room, 5th Floor
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Served by Metro Lines 20, 720, 920, 217 & 780.
Validated vehicle parking is available in the Museum’s 6th Street underground garage. Enter from 6th and Ogden.
Spanish & Korean translation will be provided.

Thursday, June 17
Plummer Park – Great Hall
7377 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Served by Metro Line 4. Free vehicle and bike parking is available.
Russian translation will be provided.

Monday, June 28
Westwood United Methodist Church – Fellowship Hall, 3rd Floor
10497 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Served by Metro Line 20

Free parking is available below Belmont Village, the building east of the Sanctuary. From Wilshire Blvd., use the Belmont Village driveway and proceed under the overhang to the underground parking lot. Park on levels P2, P3 or P4 and take the church elevator in the southwest corner of the parking lot.There will be signs to direct you to the meeting room.

Spanish translation will be provided.

For added convenience, we will offer a live webcast of this meeting that you can view from any computer simply by going to

Tuesday, June 29
Beverly Hills Library Auditorium – 2nd Floor
444 N. Rexford Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Served by Metro Lines 4, 14, 16 & 704.
Free 2-hour parking is available in the adjacent structure.
Spanish translation will be provided.

Thursday, July 1
Santa Monica Public Library – Multi-Purpose Room
601 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Served by Metro Lines 4, 20, 333 & 720 and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus Lines 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, and 10.
Validated vehicle and free bike parking is available.
Spanish translation will be provided.

Special Beverly Hills Alignments Meeting
Monday, June 7, 2010; 6-8pm
Roxbury Park Community Center, Auditorium
471 South Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Served by Metro Line 28.
Limited parking in parking lot.Metered street parking available along Roxbury Drive.

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Aid for Renters, Seniors, and Community During Emergency



photo by Douglas McLaughlin

WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood has updated its website with information and links to resources for a range of programs to assist residents and businesses, and they say they are implementing additional programs to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

For the latest City of West Hollywood information, visit .

The City’s website features information about rental assistance and eviction protections for renters facing economic hardship due to coronavirus; links to resources for workers and businesses; and information for seniors to connect to services from community organizations and find out about basics such as current neighborhood grocery store hours.

There are also details about the Safer at Home LA County Order, which urges all community members to stay at home to reduce transmission of coronavirus. 

As a reminder, West Hollywood City Hall is currently closed to the public and is suspending all in-person transactions. All public City buildings and facilities are closed.

City Hall will remain accessible for business and essential services with transactions to be conducted by phone (323) 848-6400 and via the City’s website at

The City encourages community members to continue to follow @wehocity on Twitter and Facebook and Instagram and turn on notifications for up-to-date information.

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LA County Workers Cut Down Beach Volleyball Nets Due to Coronavirus



LOS ANGELES (TMZ) — The coronavirus pandemic is giving new meaning to the March tradition of cutting down nets … beaches across Los Angeles County are making sure no one plays volleyball.

L.A. County workers are busy cutting down volleyball nets across the Santa Monica, this only hours after California Governor Gavin Newsom ordered residents to stay home to help slow down the spread of the novel virus.

The decision to take volleyball off the table makes sense when you think about it … everyone in a volleyball match touches the ball, and they’re usually sweating and perspiring, which is not a good combination when it comes to COVID-19.

Despite the “Safer at Home” order for California residents, people can still go outside to walk and get exercise … officials urged folks not to congregate at the beach, and now there’s no way to get a volleyball game going.

We’re used to seeing basketball players cut down the nets during March Madness … but that’s just another annual tradition suspended due to the pandemic.

Tune in to TMZ on TV weekdays Monday through Friday (check syndicated/local listings)

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WeHo JFS Service Changes For Seniors and Others Due to Virus



WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood is taking every precaution to prioritize community health and well being to respond to coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

The City is getting the word out about updates regarding services for seniors at the West Hollywood Comprehensive Services Center at Plummer Park and services available from Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS)

  • JFS has immediately cancelled all activities at the West Hollywood Comprehensive Services Center at Plummer Park until April 10, 2020 as a precaution to safeguard health and safety and JFS will make assessments as the situation evolves;
  • The JFS meal site will provide a frozen meal for each client coming to its meal sites on Monday, March 16, 2020 and Tuesday, March 17, 2020 and the organization anticipates providing additional meals for clients in order to minimize client contact and support recommendations for social distancing;
  • Additionally, SOVA, the JFS food pantry, located on Pico and Robertson Boulevards, continues to remain open for community members.

The JFS West Hollywood Comprehensive Service Center remains a vital resource for seniors and people with disabilities and it will continue to be operational at this time. Operated by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFS), funded in large part by the City of West Hollywood, and located in the community center at Plummer Park, the Center is a one-stop source of support and assistance.

In response to concerns about coronavirus, JFS requests that community members contact the Center by phone instead of in person. Currently, case managers are reaching out to connect with clients and assess needs. For more information, please call (323) 851-8202.

For additional information about social services in the City of West Hollywood, please call (323) 848-6510.

The City of West Hollywood will post updates on its website at The City is updating its calendar and information will be available at

For updates from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health about Coronavirus, please visit

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