Greetings, and welcome to today's City Scoop. Here's what's happening Thursday in West Hollywood:
Main Event: Hyatt Protest
The National Organization of Women is teaming up with the Stonewall Democrats, Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice, and hundreds of hotel housekeepers across Los Angeles to protest Hyatt’s alleged mistreatment of women workers. The "Clothesline Project," taking place outside the on Sunset between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., will feature pillowcases decorated with images of working women and their stories, according to a press release.
Also Today: Law Rocks!
Legal professionals will compete in the inaugural charity battle of the bands, to benefit the LA Regional Foodbank, the Inner City Law Center, Amazing Day Foundation, The Painted Turtle and the Anthony H.N. Schnelling Endowment Fund. Five bands will perform at the at 7 p.m. The net event proceeds will be donated to the first- and second-place bands' designated charities.
Sunset Strip Picks: Mobb Deep
Get your '90s gangsta rap nostalgia on with the hardcore East Coast sounds of Mobb Deep at the Key Club. Blogger Brent Mendoza deems the band "one of the most successful and critically acclaimed groups in hip-hop," having paved the way for artists like 50 Cent, Akon, and Lil’ Kim. Doors open 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 general admission.
- Performing Arts and Cultural Affairs Subcommittee Meeting at 5 p.m. in the Community Conference Room of City Hall.
- Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board Meeting at 7 p.m. also at City Hall.
The Forecast: High of 81
The National Weather Service forecasts sunny weather, with a high near 81. Expect calm wind and mostly clear skies in West Hollywood. Temperatures will drop to around 56, according to the weather service. Gusts could reach as high as 15 miles per hour.
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