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Week in Review: Lauren Meister Tribute, Sweetzer Apartment Fire and Injured Teen Wins Lawsuit

Also this week, blogger Scott Schmidt writes about 50th Assembly candidate Brad Torgan and the Planning Commission gives the green light to the new design for a four-story, five-unit condo.

Week in Review: Lauren Meister Tribute, Sweetzer Apartment Fire and Injured Teen Wins Lawsuit Week in Review: Lauren Meister Tribute, Sweetzer Apartment Fire and Injured Teen Wins Lawsuit

This week in West Hollywood, a Belgium man allegedly fixated on comedian Esther Povitsky was arrested by sheriff's deputies, a severely injured teen got a $250,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed against Los Angeles County paramedics, and a jilted roommate tossed a burning can of charcoal fluid into the top-floor unit of a four-story apartment.

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The Board of Supervisors approved a Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against Los Angeles County paramedics by the parents of a 17-year-old boy who has been in a persistent vegetative state for more than two years.

An Oxnard from a West Hollywood business was in custody in the Southland Wednesday following her arrest in Florida, authorities said.

The Planning Commission took time at the end of Thursday's meeting to . Temporarily appointed by Councilman John D'Amico, the former commissioner served from May 2011 to February 2012.

Local Voices:

Blogger Chloe Ross posed the following question to readers: "Can we keep religion and women's rights off the GOP platform?" Check out her blog, .

Scott Schmidt writes about West Hollywood resident Brad Torgan, who is making a splash in the 50th Assembly District race. He calls Torgan .

Mark Your Calendar:

City Council is meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. There are two public hearings on the agenda: 8801 Sunset Boulevard (Centrum Mixed-Use Project) and the Zone Text Amendment regarding the Parking Credits Program.

TRIBE, the new West Hollywood Gay Men’s Discussion Group, is meeting Thursday in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall. This month's discussion is "Gay Culture(s) 2012."

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