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Week in Review: 'Beam Signing,' Irv's Burgers and 2013 Laws

Also, is West Hollywood part of L.A.'s urban center?

Weho and Los Angeles County officials participated in a "beam signing" ceremony for the Courtyard at La Brea affordable housing project that is under construction. Read about that more top stories from Dec. 30-Jan. 5.

1. The West Hollywood Community Hosing Corporation hosted the "beam signing" that was attended by Weho City Council members, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky and a number of city and county staff members.

2. The owner of Irv's Burgers, established in 1950 and designated as a West Hollywood cultural resource, claimed a neighboring business owner pressured her to relocate in order to make way for a new restaurant.

3. Social media privacy and a ban on attempting to change minors' sexual orientation through psychotherapy were among a slew of new California laws that take effect in 2013.

4. A recent USC graduate used algorithmic data to map what he called .

5. Seven drivers were arrested at a West Hollywood DUI checkpoint conducted by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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George January 06, 2013 at 09:12 PM
Is this going where the old Carls Jr. was? I miss my Carls!
Joe Taglieri January 07, 2013 at 07:43 AM
It's going to be next door to the McDonald's on La Brea north of Santa Monica Boulevard.
Riley January 07, 2013 at 11:27 PM
No, there's another LARGER building going where Carl's was

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