West Hollywood became an independent city in 1984. The city is only 1.9 square miles, but has a variety of shops,…More diverse residents and landmarks that make it unique. West Hollywood is also known as "WeHo" and shares boundaries with the City of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles.
Residents of West Hollywood are very proactive in many social issues such as HIV and AIDS; the environment; LGBT rights; human rights and civil rights; affordable housing; seniors and animal rights. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles County Fire Department provide the law enforcement and fire protection to the city.
The City of West Hollywood has a diverse population of residents that includes members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community; seniors; and Russian-speaking immigrants.