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Five-Story Hospital Planned at the Notorious Fairfax Asterisk

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LOS ANGELES (Urbanize Los Angeles) –A surgery center located at the notorious Fairfax Asterisk could be redeveloped with a larger hospital building, according to plans recently filed with the City of Los Angeles.

The project – slated for a nearly 26,000-square-foot site at the southeast corner of San Vicente Boulevard and Orange Grove Avenue – calls for the construction of a five-story building featuring a roof deck.

The new building would accommodate medical services including spine-related emergency cases, administrative offices, and X-Ray and MRI machines. The proposed building would be capped by a roof deck, according to a project description.

City records list the project applicant as Dr. Khawar Siddique, a physician at the surgical center that currently occupies the development […]

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WeHo Chemsex Town Hall Panel Focused on Meth Crisis in the LGBTQ Community

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WEST HOLLYWOOD (WeHo Times) — “What makes your dick hard?” That was one of the questions that panelist Tom Pardoe, explored at West Hollywood’s Chemsex Town Hall panel this past Wednesday, February 12.

The town hall discussion centered around sex and drugs and why too many in the LGBT community, mainly gay men, turn to dangerous party drugs like meth, GHB, ecstasy and cocaine to reduce inhibitions that allows them to engage in sexual activity that turns them on and is often times stigmatized and deemed shameful.

The Chemsex Town Hall , moderated by West Hollywood council member John Duran and Alexis Sanches, Assistant Program Manager with the Institute for Public Strategies (IPS), attracted a decent crowd of community members.

The panelist were diverse in the politically correct sense, with a mixture of gay, lesbian, […]

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City Council Member Introduces Push for LA to Develop Social Housing

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LOS ANGELES (Urbanize LA) — The City of Los Angeles could be getting into the housing development game, according to a motion recently introduced by Councilmember Mike Bonin.

SVA Architects Citing a study from the California Housing Partnership and Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing, Bonin notes that Los Angeles County needs to add more than 500,000 units of affordable housing simply to meet existing demand from low-income renters.

Given the scale of the current shortfall of low-income and mid-range workforce housing, Bonin contends that the region will never address its needs by relying solely on private sector builders to developer affordable housing through tax credits, subsidies, and zoning incentives.

Instead, Bonin proposes the development of social housing – housing that is both built and owned by the government. But rather than the housing projects […]

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WeHo Opens Nominations for 2020 Rainbow Key Awards – Due Feb 27

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WEST HOLLYWOOD — The City of West Hollywood is gathering nominations for its 2020 Rainbow Key Awards. The City’s Rainbow Key Awards recognize people who have made outstanding contributions to the lesbian and gay community.

Nominations may be submitted electronically at: weho.org. Nomination forms are due by Thursday, February 27 at 5 p.m. The awards presentations are scheduled to take place in May.

Since 1993, the City of West Hollywood has presented Rainbow Key Awards to individuals and groups that have gone above and beyond in their service to the LGBT community.

Contributions have come in many forms, including the arts, community service, humanitarian action, sports, medicine, armed services, leadership potential, benefit to the global gay and lesbian community, and more. Past honorees have included activists, artists, civic leaders, educators, community organizations, and many others.

Nominations will be reviewed by the City of West Hollywood’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board and recommendations for honorees will be referred to the West Hollywood City Council for final approval.

For those who prefer a hard copy of the form please contact Jeff Book, Staff Liaison to the City’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board, at (323) 848-6471.

Forms should be returned to:
Jeff Book, Staff Liaison, Lesbian & Gay Advisory Board
West Hollywood City Hall
8300 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA 90069

For more information, please contact Jeff Book, Staff Liaison to the City of West Hollywood’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board, at (323) 848-6471 or at jbook@weho.org.

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