West Hollywood firefighters, sheriff’s deputies and City Council members braved yesterday’s unusual heat for a bonding experience at Plummer Park that involved a wiiffle ball, a softball bat and lots of sweat.
“Home Run Derby,” which started at 4 p.m. Saturday on the Vista Lawn, featured hot dogs, peanuts and Cracker Jacks as well. The West Hollywood Sheriff’s Station team, captained by Lt. David Smith, won the final round 30 to 18.
Images from photographer Jon Viscott below show that some of the city’s public safety and political figures have skills beyond what are required to patrol the city’s streets, put out fires and set public policy at City Council meetings.
I went for a 2 hour ‘trike’ ride this morning from 7-9 am, and the last half hour the temp was getting a bit unbearable. All of the major news and weather agencies told their audiences that any unnecessary outdoor activity in the heat of the day – i.e. the late afternoon, should be avoided. Those of us with respiratory issues were warned against the consequences of activity outdoors because of the high particulate matter that the local fires have put into the air and the record breaking temperatures. I have a feeling that those two factors adversely effected the… Read more »
Nice to see some council members experiencing the need for shade trees first hand as only a few years ago the council was ready to sign off on a plan that would have removed virtually every tree in the park.
where are the people of WEHO? how many showed up?
this will be a great story.
why our WEHO people do not showing up to our city events?