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Week in Review: Centrum Sunset Rejected, Amanda Bynes Arrested and The Lot Demolition

Also this week: City staff explores ways to help apartment owners renovate and refurbish their aging apartment buildings and five water mains fail, causing street flooding.

This week in West Hollywood, City Council denied construction of a controversial development set for the Sunset Strip, a 90-year-old movie studio lot got the wrecking ball, and actress Amanda Bynes was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.

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Citing concerns about traffic and impacts upon the surrounding neighborhood, City Council voted 4-1 Monday to after a nearly three-hour public hearing.

early Tuesday in or near L.A.'s Fairfax district, causing street flooding and pavement damage in a cluster of breakdowns that the Department of Water and Power blamed on inspection work it performed at the reservoir that serves the area.

About 30 people showed up on the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Formosa Avenue in West Hollywood April 1 to , but a Tuesday.

in the newly redrawn 50th California Assembly District met Wednesday in nearby Beverly Hills, offering varied views on ways to mitigate traffic congestion, improve education and reduce unemployment.

early Friday on suspicion of drunk driving after her black BMW hit a sheriff's patrol car at the intersection of Robertson and Santa Monica boulevards.

Local Voices:

Marta Evry offered her opinion on a campaign office grand opening flyer revealing 50th Assembly candidate were located just west of the 405 freeway on Santa Monica Boulevard, outside the district.

Blogger Scott Schmidt writes in his latest post: "West Hollywood has a chance to adopt the future of recycling in the months ahead." Learn more about the "future of recycling" .

Matchmaker Meghann Novinskie reveals how to manage new relationships in her "." Get the scoop on unsolved mysteries, new relationships and how to manage the tough topics in Novinskie's latest post.

Mark Your Calendar:

The City of West Hollywood's new Gay Men’s Discussion Group is meeting Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the library's Community Meeting Room. This month’s program examines the medical, political, and social landscape facing men who have sex with other men. Admission is free.

The 6th Annual West Hollywood Women's Leadership Conference kicks off Fridy from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Pacific Design Center's Silver Screen Theater. The day-long event, which costs $45 in advance, features dynamic speakers, informative panels, expert-led trainings, a continental breakfast and a keynote luncheon.

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