June 7, 2012
EVENTS It's not quite the spectacle of the Halloween parade, but L.A. Pride 2012 is still one of the city's biggest gay night life events. Molly Ringwald, Belinda Carlisle and Lil Kim headline performances and events, but as always, the real attractions are the revelers and the good spirits. San Vicente Boulevard between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood. Sat.-Sun. $40. lapride.org.
May 30, 1985
A decorative concrete bench will be placed on the San Vicente Boulevard median strip at 1 p.m. Sunday, Councilman Marvin Braude said. The bench is a gift to the city from Esther Bonner, owner of Bonner School, 11991 San Vicente. The dedication will be part of a homecoming ceremony for former students at the private school, which is closing after 42 years of operation. For more information on the dedication, call Glenn Barr at 485-3811.
August 26, 2010
Sunset Strip Music Festival with Smashing Pumpkins, Slash, Common and more Where : Sunset Boulevard between San Vicente Boulevard and Doheny Drive, West Hollywood When : 1 p.m. Sat. Concerts also scheduled as part of the festival at various Sunset Strip night clubs Thursday and Friday nights. Cost : $49.50 Info : http://www.sunsetstripmusicfestival.com
May 28, 1988 |
Brentwood takes on a small-town air--as small-town as Brentwood can realistically get--Sunday for the 13th annual Brentwood Hometown Parade. San Vicente Boulevard will be blocked off to car traffic from 26th Street to near Barrington Avenue all day. The parade begins at 11 a.m. at 26th Street and San Vicente Boulevard, with grand marshal Paul Moyer leading the way.
August 19, 2011
Silent Disco Where: Central Social Aid & Pleasure Club, 1348 14th St., Santa Monica When: 9 p.m. Friday Price: $10 (plus $3.68 service charge) presale; $12 at the door Info: (310) 451-5040; http://www.centralsapc.com Where: Sunset Strip Music Festival, Sunset Boulevard between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard When: 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday Price: $55 in advance, $70 that day; $120 VIP with access to private lounges Info: http://www.sunsetstripmusicfestival.com
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 28, 1991
A man who fell asleep at the wheel of his truck with a loaded gun in his hand was shot to death by sheriff's deputies after he struggled with an officer over the weapon, authorities said. The dead man was identified as Charles Allen King, 27, a film studio grip. Deputy John Ashley said officers were responding early Wednesday morning to a report of a man passed out behind the wheel of a pickup truck that was stopped with the engine running in a traffic lane on Melrose Avenue near San Vicente Boulevard in West Hollywood.