Tag: hollywood sign

Hikers Rescued By Firefighters In Hollywood Hills

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—On Monday, July 29, the Los Angeles Fire Department rescued two adult female hikers who were lost near the Hollywood sign. LAFD received a...

Possible Aerial Tram To Hollywood Sign

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GRIFFITH PARK—On Wednesday, October 3, Los Angeles City Council met and unanimously approved the investigation of creating an aerial tram out of the Arts,...

Tramway Proposal To Hollywood Sign

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GRIFFITH PARK—The entertainment company, Warner Bros. has proposed a new building project that will get visitors up close and personal with the Hollywood sign...

Heightened Security At Hollywood Sign

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LOS FELIZ—Safety, security and traffic enforcement at the famous Hollywood sign will be heightened for the entire week of the Fourth of July. Los...

Report To Reduce Tourist Traffic Includes Second Hollywood Sign

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—In an attempt to reduce tourist traffic in the area, the Los Angeles City Council (LACC) has come up with a report of...

Groups Fight Against Closure Of Gate To Hollywood Sign

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GRIFFITH PARK—On Monday, May 1, homeowners and Griffith Park preservationists from three local organizations filed a motion in Los Angeles Superior Court to challenge...

City Council Approves Funding For Griffith Park Study

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GRIFFITH PARK—On Friday, March 31, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously passed Councilmember David Ryu’s motion to allocate $100,000 of the Fourth Council District’s...

Court Order Closes Access Point To Hollywood Sign

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS–City officials will close the Beachwood Drive gate that allows pedestrian access to the Hollywood sign beginning Tuesday, April 18 to comply with...

Solar-Powered Home Wins Hollywood Architectural Competition

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—In February, architectural research group Arch Out Loud partnered with Last House on Mulholland (LHOM) to host a Hollywood house design competition. The...

“Hollyweed” Sign Prank Suspect Arrested

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GRIFFITH PARK—The suspect responsible for changing the Hollywood sign to “Hollyweed” on New Year’s Day was arrested on Monday, January 9. Zachary Cole Fernandez, 30,...

Hollywood Sign To Increase Security After Prank

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GRIFFITH PARK—After the Hollywood sign was vandalized to read 'Hollyweed' on New Year's Day, officials are planning to increase security to better protect the...

Hollywood Sign Vandalized To Read As “Hollyweed”

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GRIFFITH PARK—The iconic “Hollywood” sign was altered by an unknown prankster to read as “Hollyweed” on Sunday,  January 1. The sign was altered sometime between midnight...

Mountain Lion Suspected Of Killing Koala At Los Angeles Zoo

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GRIFFITH PARK—A suspect has been named in the brutal mauling of a koala bear at the Los Angeles Zoo. The 14-year-old koala, Killarney, went...

Man Convicted Of Murdering, Dismembering Boyfriend

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GRIFFITH PARK—On Thursday, October 1, 40-year-old Gabriel Campos-Martinez was convicted of first-degree murder for the killing of 66-year-old Harvey Medellin, whom he strangulated, dismembered,...

Dispute Over Hollywood Sign Access

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GRIFFITH PARK—There has been an ongoing dispute between tourists and residents who live in the vicinity of the famed Hollywood sign. The sign, which originally...

Airbnb ‘Camping Retreat’ Causing Problems

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—An empty lot in the Hollywood Hills is being rented out to guests through Airbnb, and has been causing problems with neighbors who...

Hollywood Sign Trail Reopened

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GRIFFITH PARK/HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The Beachwood Canyon Trail that leads to the Hollywood Sign reopened on Monday, January 5, for the first time since March 2014. The...

Hollywood Sign Access Suspended For Now

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—The Hollyridge Trailhead was closed on March 25 to build new barriers that will hopefully prevent unauthorized overnight access to the Hollywood Sign. ...

Police Investigate Hollywood Sign Murder

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HOLLYWOOD HILLS—In events pulled straight from a Hollywood film, a severed man’s head was discovered by two women walking their dogs on a hiking trail...
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