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2010-11-17 07:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Many fans of the Sunset Strip feel that the city of West Hollywood is turning its back on Tower Records as if it was its mistress. Twenty four year resident, Jerome Cleary remarked: "Allowing the Tower Records Store on the Sunset Strip to disappear would be equivalent to permitting the Roxy and the Whisky sites to go away too. Why must Tower Records suffer the fate of an out of town developer's wrecking ball?" The Los Angeles Times...

2010-11-15 04:51:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Monday, November 15, at 6 P.M. in a closed session, West Hollywood City Council Members may take the side of the Billboard Companies and not let the People vote on Taxing Billboards and Supergraphics. They are considering fighting the Tax Billboard Act in court in the closed session with the City Attorney before the public council meeting. The decision to fight the "Tax Billboard Act", which thousands of voters signed to qualify for...

2010-11-14 20:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release has been issued by Sunset Strip, Inc.: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101114/LA01132) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101114/LA01132) When asked the question of whether they would vote yes on the Tax Billboard Act, slated to be on the March 2011 ballot, overwhelmingly the response was yes. The remaining 14% were split between undecided and opposing the billboard tax. The...

2010-11-14 13:11:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The following press release has been issued by Sunset Strip, Inc.: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101114/AQ01100 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101114/AQ01100 ) West Hollywood City Council, Please consider the following points regarding the "Tax Billboard Initiative" for the March 2011 election before you try to take away the right of the people to express their opinion. 1. The West Hollywood City...

2010-10-25 18:25:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, the citizens of West Hollywood have been forced to live with billboards, tall walls, large screen video displays and other off-site signs, while billboard companies have received over a billion dollars in advertising revenues and West Hollywood has become the sign capitol of California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/LA88403) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101025/LA88403) Tens of millions...

2010-10-01 12:16:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) National will join entertainment industry leaders to honor the work of Ryan Murphy (CREATOR, GLEE & NIP/TUCK; director of EAT PRAY LOVE) and Lisa Cholodenko (Writer/Director, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT). Evening will be emceed by Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet of MODERN FAMILY, and will feature appearances by GLEE's Jane Lynch, NCIS star Pauley Perrette, and a live...

2010-09-08 11:42:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO) WHAT: The world premiere of the supernatural thriller DEVIL WHO: DEVIL producer M. Night Shyamalan; director John Erick Dowdle; cast members Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Geoffrey Arend, Bojana Novakovic,...

2010-08-06 20:55:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tax Billboard Act for The City of West Hollywood 2010 is modeled after Philadelphia Billboard Tax that has been successfully in place for over 5 years. Since 2005 the People and City of Philadelphia have financially benefited from the 7% Tax on Billboards in their City. Now, West Hollywood is going to have the same freedom to profit from the new Tax Billboard Act Initiative as Philadelphia. (Photo:...

2010-08-03 16:31:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- To clarify the facts about the Tax Billboard Act and the so called "trojan horse," the billboard companies want to divert the public's attention from the very real positive financial impact this Initiative will have for West Hollywood...check out www.TaxBillboardAct.com/Initiative.html. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100803/LA45107) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100803/LA45107) Conservative estimates of...

2010-06-02 05:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunset Strip restaurants and businesses are celebrating summer by redefining happy hour. Starting June 9, the Sunset Strip will launch the new Sunset Strip Mass Happy Hour every Wednesday night at over 20 venues, providing budget-friendly specialty cocktails and gourmet food options. The notorious Sunset Strip, which stretches 1.6 miles through the heart of West Hollywood, is offering generous discounts at nearly 20 restaurants, bars and...


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