Week in Review: Wind Storm, LGBTQ Forum and Cycle House Deemed 'Best Spin Class' in Weho

Also this week, detectives investigate a woman's claim that actress Lindsay Lohan assaulted her in a West Hollywood nightclub.

This week in West Hollywood, the Los Angeles Police Department discussed new guidelines designed to assure transgender people are treated appropriately, crews worked to restore service for 500 Southern California customers, and Cycle House won our "Best Spin Class" Readers' Choice poll.

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Over 3,000 readers voted in this week's Readers' Poll, leaving 60 comments. was named the place to take an indoor cycling class in West Hollywood.

Emergency and utility crews were kept busy as a cold, Friday. Electricity service to about 500 Southern California Edison customers in West Hollywood was knocked out.

Transgender people can expect to be treated with greater respect and dignity when dealing with the police thanks to . For decades, the transgender community has complained about harassment and discrimination by police officers.

Detectives have yet to determine the validity of a woman's accusation that pushed and shoved her at a local nightclub. "We haven't sorted anything out yet," said Sgt. Michael Yocum at the West Hollywood Sheriff's Station. "It's an ongoing investigation."

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Keep Weho Safe, Weho Patch's newest blogger, explores one way businesses can help keep the city secure and safe, as well as increase marketing and tourism to the area. Their first post introduces the idea of a .

Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Prang wrote about . "Residents plan to establish a new organization dedicated to the study, preservation and promotion of West Hollywood history," says Prang.

Mark Your Calendar

Monday, the City Council is holding its annual Reorganization Meeting. Mayor Pro Tem Jeffrey Prang will be sworn in as the new Mayor of the City of West Hollywood and Councilwoman Abbe Land will be sworn in as the new Mayor Pro Tem.

The City of West Hollywood will host a focus group meeting Wednesday with local businesses to share planned objectives and key components of the proposed plastic bag ban The Plastic Bag Ban Focus Group will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Great Hall at Plummer Park.

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