Need to know which way to the bathroom? Hollywood has ambassadors on hand to point the way

East Hollywood strip mall damaged in fire

“They kind of stop and look around and you know they need help,” he said. The Broadwalk Information Ambassador Program began as a community service project of the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Leadership Hollywood Class XXXVII, a program to learn how the city runs. The group teamed up with the Hollywood Beach Civic Association , which has tried before to get some sort volunteer program going, and Hollywood’s Community Redevelopment Agency.
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Will the New Election Help the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. Clean Up its Mess?

Kingma originally agreed to speak for this story, but cancelled when he did not receive permission from HFPA leadership to do so. During Takla-O’Reilly’s tenure, the HFPA settled one lawsuit against its former publicist, who alleged that the members accepted money, gifts and vacations in exchange for nominations. And it lost its legal battle against Dick Clark Productions, which retains control of the Golden Globes telecast that is responsible for the vast majority of the organization’s revenue.
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Volunteers Frank De Risi, left, and Marc Jacobs assist Houston native Tami Chastain, right, with directions to the souveneir shops. Hollywood hopes to hire volunteer ambassadors like De Risi and Jacobs to patrol the Broadwalk on the weekends to answer tourists

(Al Seib / Los Angeles Times / June 10, 2013) By Jean Merl June 10, 2013, 7:34 a.m. Fire raced through an East Hollywood strip mall early Monday, burning through a roof and damaging the attic, Los Angeles city fire officials said. It took firefighters less than an hour to put out the blaze in the one-story, L-shaped building in the 1100 block of Vermont Avenue, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. Humphrey said no people were injured. One of the stores in the strip mall was a pet shop, but it was not immediately known if any animals were harmed. The fire’s cause was under investigation.
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