Week in Review: Vintage Bungalows, Fraud Arrest and LA Pride Nominations

Also, Cardinal Mahony defends his diocese's handling of sexual abuse cases.

West Hollywood residents and city staff weighed in for and against preserving three Craftsman bungalows on Palm Avenue that were built in the early 1900s. Read about that and more top stories from Jan. 27-Feb. 2.

1. Weho residents made a presentation to the Historic Preservation Commission requesting three Palm Avenue bungalows be designated historic resources.

2. Federal prosecutors charged a West Hollywood rocker with fraudulently misrepresenting his income and assets so he could acquire $6.25 million in bank loans, the Los Angeles Times reported.

3. The LA Pride parade and festival is accpeting nominations for "community honorees." The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. on Feb. 15.

4. Cardinal Roger Mahony posted an open letter to Archbishop Jose Gomez in which he contended that, under his leadership, the Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles became one of the best dioceses in the nation at dealing with the problem of sexual misconduct by clergy. The letter came a day after the release of personnel files of priests accused of sexual misconduct.

5. The Stonewall Democratic Club voted to oppose term limits for Weho City Council members.

Be sure to follow West Hollywood Patch on Twitter and "Like" us on Facebook.

George February 03, 2013 at 07:40 PM
I believe Steve Martin should be nominated as an honoree for his long time resident status as well as serving the community. He's GREAT guy!


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something