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    Light Pole Fixtures at West Hollywood Park Have Been Uninstalled for Safety Inspection

    The light pole fixtures throughout West Hollywood Park have been uninstalled for inspection following safety concerns, according to representatives at City Hall. Some of the outdoor light fixtures appear to have developed cracks at the base anchoring the units to the ground.

    WeHo City Hall states that “out of an abundance of caution, the city, the manufacturer and the installing contractor decided to remove the light fixtures for a thorough inspection and evaluation. No timeframe for the reinstallation of the fixtures has been provided as of the posting of this piece. Temporary supplemental lighting has been installed throughout the park to ensure it remains well lit.”

    Photo by Paulo Murillo for WEHO TIMES
    Photo by Paulo Murillo for WEHO TIMES

    There are 41 light posts, but the City does not anticipate needing to replace the entire light post. Currently, the main focus is on the base anchoring units.

    Six light pole fixtures were also removed from El Tovar Place next the Aquatics and Recreation Center. Community members may notice orange City of West Hollywood cones screwed onto the ground where the fixtures were uninstalled for safety reasons.

    Two light fixture poles were broken during the installation of the OUTLOUD festival, which was part of the WeHo Pride festivities this past June 2023.
    The City of West Hollywood has recently purchased the street lights within the City from Southern California Edison. Please report all street light outages to Public Works by calling 323-848-6375 or via their online portal by clicking here.
    Please report:

    • Street lights which are not operating at night
    • Street lights which are going on and off
    • Street lights which are staying on all day
    • Broken glass
    • Open, broken, or missing light fixtures
    • Damaged poles
    • Exposed wires
    • Light fixtures which are blocked by trees

    When requesting repairs, please give the street address closest to the location of the light being reported and please give a daytime phone number, in the event we have difficulty identifying the reported location.

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    Paulo Murillo
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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]

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    3 months ago

    OH the ridiculous fancy rusted steel frames that if you fall onto you can cut your head of OK

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