Volume 33, Number 2 SpriNg 2009
Tragically, humans have nearly
exterminated the wolf, but
coyotes have proven to be much
more resourceful. They are now
the most common wild canine
in California. Referred to as a
Photo by Marc Angeles, www.unlimitedstyle.com
“Song Dog” by American Indians,
Tara will once again be the site for the HDCA’s next fundraiser at the end of July
coyotes help keep the balance
of nature in order. However, as
Close To Home
these animals become ac-
customed to seeing and being
around humans they become
more dangerous, both to us and
to our pets. Because our expand-
ing cities reduce and encroach
upon their natural habitat, coy-
GAlA funDRAISeR To foCuS on lIvInG
A quAlITy lIfe In AnD ARounD THe Dell
otes are now regularly seen in
our midst. Article on PAge 8
INSIDE hat’s your idea of a good time?
Listening to great music on a
like to party with the neighbors you know and
meet ones you have never met?
summer night while sipping a On Saturday, July 25th, we invite you to do it
From the President . . 2 glass of wine? Maybe several all in style right in our very own neighborhood
glasses of wine? Do you enjoy the company of at the 51st HDCA gala fundraiser. This year’s
Pets in the Park . . . . . 5
interesting and beautiful people. Do you enjoy theme is all about living a quality life “close to
richard holland . . . . . 5 looking for ways to save the earth, improve home.” Auction items will feature local busi-
your neighborhood and contribute to the local nesses, terrific “stay-cations” along with exciting
hollywood Bowl . . . 10 economy? Do you love getting fantastic deals vacation packages and products and services that
on fabulous products and services? Do you are kind to the earth. Article on PAge 6
From Your President
hoLLyWooD DeLL CiViC
BoARD oF DiReCtoRS
ello Dell! Summertime is board members for their continued service. tAmmy ehrenfeld
upon us. Time for more eve- Merle Singer as our Secretary, George vice President
ning walks in the Dell and lots Skarpelos our fabulous Newsletter Editor, terri gerger
more kids and pets playing Tom Meredith as our Hollywood Bowl Treasurer
outdoors. So, this is my annual “Slow rep., Alexa Iles Skarpelos as our Fund- george SkArPeloS
down and watch the road” reminder. raising Chair, Jean Ishii-Marshall as our
That said, we have some exciting new Historian and Jennifer Parker Van Zyl as JAckSon hArtSfield
changes and additions in our Board of our Traffic & Roads Rep. We thank you
Directors to tell you about. First off, I all for your hours of volunteer service to Hollywood Bowl Rep
would like to welcome Tammy Ehrenfeld our community. Each of you help make it rudy VAn Zyl
as our new Vice President. Most of you a better place to live. DWP Representative
know her as our fearless leader of the Speaking of amazing volunteers…. A merle Singer
Beautification Committee for the last sev- HUGE thank you to our talented new Secretary
eral years! And, even with her new post, Webmaster Jackson Hartsfield for design-
Thank YOU for… staying informed and memberShiP committee
involved in our fabulous little neighborhood. hiStoriAn
I have since seen her planting, watering, ing and maintaining our FABULOUS new Cynthia Martinez
weeding and cleaning up near the tunnels and improved www.HollywoodDell.com Steven Parker
on Holly. We are honored to have her in website. Jackson updates and improves Welcoming committee
this new position as well. She already has it on a practically daily basis. Thank you, Patti negri
become a powerful voice for our neigh- Jacskon. AlexA ileS SkArPeloS
borhood dealing with City officials and Well, I think I have said thank you
government. Thank you Tammy! enough times for one long paragraph, so Jennifer PArker VAn Zyl
Traffic and Roads
The fabulous Terri Gerger has moved I am going to sign off now…. Well, okay
from VP to be our Dell Treasurer. She will – one more… Thank YOU for taking the
HDCA is dedicated to enhancing life in the Dell,
keep her watchful eye on our precious Dell time to read this newsletter and staying improving Hollywood socially and environmentally, and
funds. A perfect job for her too – since she informed and involved in our fabulous protecting our unique history as a neighborhood and
has been one of the primary fundraisers for little neighborhood. I hope to see you all community. We represent Dell interests in governmen-
the Dell for the last 10 or so years while at our monthly meetings – and of course tal and commercial issues and actions, and raise funds
to support Hollywood projects and charities.
she was in both her President and Vice at our Gala Fundraiser at Tara in July! ‘Til
President positions. Terri is a real trooper, next time, see you ‘round the ‘hood! ;o)
Annual membership is $35 per household.
and willingly jumps into whichever posi-
tion she is needed most. Thank you Terri! For more information, contact HDCA:
I want to welcome Laura Smith onto
the Beautification Committee! Her artis- www.hollywooddell.com
HDCA, P.O. Box 93094
tic vision will be a great addition to our
Hollywood, CA 90093
fabulous Beautification Team. We certainly
want to thank all of our other, remaining xox Patti This newsletter is published four times/year.
2 SpriNg, 2009 Hollywood SpotligHt
By SHeila GroSS, PHD, MFT safety for granted, assuming the
drivers will protect them, and
Walking in the bucolic ignoring their own responsibil-
ity for at least a little vigilance.
hills may be lovely, but Sure, I get that it feels safer
we should take a very to be “going with the flow”,
but it really isn’t; as any driver
important precaution. who has had my experiences
of near-misses can tell you.
When I have to swerve into the
s a child raised in other lane because the walkers
rural Connecticut, don’t move into single file as I
I often walked to approach, I never know who’ll
school on streets be coming around that next
with no sidewalks. My moth- curve, in more of a hurry than
er was particularly worried I am, and perhaps be unable
about us kids walking on those to stop.
streets and would constantly So – for all our peace of
remind us to walk FACING mind – please remember to
TRAFFIC. The last thing she do the right thing when you
needed was for my sister or me walk – FACE TRAFFIC! and
to be hit from behind by some tell your friends and nannies
speeding driver who wasn’t to do so, too. My mother (may
paying attention! Living on she rest in peace) and I will
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oCToBeR 20, 1938 – MARCH 4, 2009
ell resident and bon vivant
Richard John Holland passed
away quietly at home on
March 4, 2009, surrounded
by his family and his terrific collection
of Howard Hughes movie posters. He
was 70 and had suffered from ALS since
2007. Richard was a physicist, musician,
thoroughbred owner, writer, husband
A gentle, brilliant and wry personality,
Richard was driven by his many interests,
chief among them his passion for music
and love of horses. The only child of
Harold and Aileen Holland, Richard was
born and raised in New York City, where
he developed his encyclopedic knowledge
of music as an usher at Carnegie Hall. He
played both clarinet and saxophone and
welcomed any opportunity to include
others in his act. He was often found play-
ing saxophone at Dell fundraisers.
Richard graduated from Hunter
College and earned a masters degree from
Georgetown University. He joined Hughes
Aircraft where he worked for over 35 years Richard Holland with wife Mary Ledding during the 2006 Dell Fundraiser at Tara
in missile defense systems, traveling the world
and eventually relocating to Los Angeles,
where he met his wife Mary Ledding and
her two daughters, Grace and Hope. After
14 years together, the couple tied the knot at
Santa Anita Racetrack in 2006.
PeTS in THe ParK
A lover of math and animals alike,
Richard was a precise and lucky gambler n Saturday, April 18th, Council
who became a proud thoroughbred owner, Members Tom LaBonge and
enrolling in the University of Arizona Race Eric Garcetti and the Central
Track Industry Program after retirement Hollywood Chamber of Com-
and completing his studies in December, merce presented “Pets In The Park” at the
2008. Not one for sitting still, if he was not Hollywood Recreation Center on Cole.
trekking to the track to visit his horses, he It was a fun day for pets and people alike.
was playing music or writing scripts, articles The event brought the greater Hollywood
and letters. His memory will be treasured Community together to raise awareness
by his family and friends. Richard, we got about pet responsibility, pet adoptions in
a kick out of you. the area and to provide valuable resources
A memorial was held March 28, at the for all. There were lots of fun booths and
Pig & Whistle in Hollywood, California, information, Canine Coaches, Ask the
and on Saturday, May 2nd (Kentucky Veterinarian, free giveaways, many pet
Derby Day) Hollywood Park honored resources and lots of wonderful cats and
Richard by having the 5th race named after Stacy Marble & Winston, Tom dogs available for adoption. Princess Dora
him. LaBonge, Patti Negri & Dora had a great time.
Volume 33, Number. 2 SpriNg, 2009 5
By alexanDra ileS SKarPeloS
Another great Dell gala & fund-
raiser is planned for July 25th.
n the past three years the HDCA has
helped keep the Dell green and gor-
geous by donating money and rally-
ing support to keep the Ivar/Franklin
lot from being developed. The Dell
Beautification team has also been busy
landscaping, cleaning graffiti and install-
ing elegant trashcans along the Holly
corridor. All of these efforts have depleted
the HDCA coffers, so it’s time for another
fabulous fundraiser! The Hollywood Dell
Civic Association is planning a gala and
auction for July 25th, 2009.
For those who remember the last
swanky bash (July ’06) we raised a record
amount of money for the HDCA and four Preparations at Tara for the last Hollywood Dell Gala Fundraiser in 2006
wonderful local organizations – and had a
great time doing it! This year the auction
proceeds will go to supporting the HDCA And speaking of great stuff, the first looking to buy, Tara is currently on the
and the Ivar/Franklin Park Project. ever Hollywood Dell cookbook will be market. We are very grateful to the own-
launched that night! The title? What else ers who have so graciously allowed us to
for the bidderS but “DELL-icious!” It is a collection of continue the tradition of holding our gala
This year’s event theme is “Back to basics; no-fail, crowd pleasers from your very fundraiser there.
living a quality life close to home.” The own neighbors. The recipes are as diverse
HDCA has focused on soliciting donations and interesting as the people who submit- thirSty? hungry?
from local businesses, finding great local ted them. This cookbook is a must-buy, It’s okay to come hungry. The fabulous
“stay-cation” getaways, and products or ser- even if you don’t cook! caterers who did such an amazing job
vices that are kind to the earth. It’s our way (good food and lots of it!) at the recent Dell
of helping to keep the Dell “green” and for the gAmblerS Summer Block Party & Bastille Day BBQ
fabulous. For those who are looking for the In light of the challenging economy, we will provide the spread. Several different
unique, we have art and photography, and thought this year would be an ideal time culinary stations will be set up through-
have put together some amazing experi- to introduce the 50/50 cash raffle. The out the property! We are also proud to
ence packages that are truly priceless. lucky winner will split the raffle cash with announce that K&L Wines will be an offi-
the fundraiser. So the more tickets every- cial sponsor and has generously donated the
for the SchmooZerS one buys, the bigger the prize! What’s not wine for the event. Your ticket price ($75)
For those who want to get their auction to love about that? includes valet parking, sumptuous supper,
purchases out of the way early so they can complimentary wine & beer, live entertain-
enjoy the party, we are introducing a new the Venue ment and access to our amazing auction.
“buy it now” category.You may take those We are also thrilled to have our own For more information or to buy tickets,
items that have the “buy it now” option “Tara” as the event location once again. please visit HDCA website at: www.hol-
directly to check out and settle up right This grand colonial home has spectacular lywooddell.com. To donate goods or ser-
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a Pet owners’
A CAuTIonARy TAle foR SMAll
AnIMAlS AnD AReA CoyoTeS
By GeorGe SKarPeloS
6-foot-tall protective fence.
Late last year, a terrier mix and
a Shih Tzu mix were taken
from behind another 6-foot-
tall barrier in Northridge.
Recently, owners of a Cavalier
King Charles Spaniel named
Crosby found only its remains
in their backyard.
City and local state wildlife
experts report no increase in
the estimated 7,500 coyotes
within Los Angeles. Recently
however, coyotes have finished
mating for spring cubs.
In response, residents in the
Valley have erected 10-foot-
tall fences, strung barbed wire
around their yards and installed
Coyote Roller fence guards.
Some have even resorted to
clubs and guns.
say the best coy-
ote repellant is
of outdoor food sources that
attract coyotes. This includes
pet food, water bowls, fall-
en fruit and compost. Addi-
Coyotes have inhabited areas similar to Griffith Park and its environs for centuries tionally, table scraps and bird
seed not only will attract coy-
otes, but they will also attract
he Dell saw a small small dog. She was under- especially hospitable place for potential coyote prey such
tragedy early May standably distraught. their activities. Rabbits abound as rodents. Eliminating food
in front of the Roy This should remind every- and the overgrown lot pro- sources will reduce the wild-
Rogers property one in the neighborhood to be vides good cover for coyotes to life problem by as much as
on Ivarene. A woman in the aware of these skilled predators. sneak up on their prey. 70 percent. If just one neigh-
street was heard screaming Although they prowl mostly at A recent Los Angeles Daily bor ignores this, it can wreak
and crying. When neighbors night, they do show up dur- News article recounted similar havoc for ththose nearby.
went to see if she was being ing the early morning and late incidents in the San Fernando Of course, our pets are
assaulted, she replied that evening. The vacant lot on the Valley. Two Boston terriers fell always at risk. Small dogs and
a coyote had just taken her Roy Rogers property is an victim in Encino despite a cats are particularly vulnerable
8 SpriNg, 2009 Hollywood SpotligHt
being killed by males in the pack. Having
coyote coexistence your dog fixed will address this problem.
thinning the herd
There are numerous steps and precautions residents of the hills can take to limit Though you can hire a pest control compa-
the threat of coyotes to pets. Here is a simple list of things to do and consider that ny to kill them, another coyote will gener-
ally move in to take its place. As with many
can keep your family and your pets safe from potentially dangerous encounters.
wild animals, the coyote, when left alone,
will regulate his own numbers. When coy-
do not feed the Wildlife fencing cAn helP
otes in a certain area are killed, die or are
relocated, the remaining members will fill
large amounts and prolonged use Coyotes rarely climb anything higher the vacancies, either with larger litters or by
of wild bird seed will not only attract than a six-foot fence. Augment your allowing outsiders to move into the area.
wild birds but rabbits, squirrels, mice existing fencing with extenders In addition, coyotes provide a valuable
service to residents in the hills. An area
and gophers. These will in turn at- angled outwardly, hot wire, or ce-
with coyotes will not be overrun with
tract coyotes. If you do feed wild birds, ment blocks and large rocks buried mice, gophers, squirrels or rabbits. Many
put out only small amounts of seed outside the fence line to prevent cattle ranchers in the West know this
at a time. never leave table scraps or animals from digging into your yard. and welcome coyotes on their lands as
a way of controlling burrowing rodents.
leftovers outdoors for the wildlife.
Klamath County in Oregon learned this
limit oPPortunitieS particularly lesson the hard way in 1947.
don’t keeP Pet food outdoorS Coyotes and all other predatory mam- After attempting to eradicate their coy-
Coyotes are scavengers and on mals are “opportunistic hunters”.
ote population, area residents soon found
themselves inundated by rodents.
a slow day, a dish of dog or cat While the coyotes’ principal diet may Though some may view wildlife as a nui-
food really hits the spot and keeps be small rodents and fruit, they will sance that should be removed, it is not that
them coming back for more. not hesitate to prey on small do- easy. California regulations say a trapped
coyote must be either euthanized or imme-
mestic animals if the “opportunity”
diately released on site. Rules allow sick or
Pick thAt fruit provides for such. Keep small pets injured coyotes to be taken for rehabilita-
Grapes, berries, soft fruits, and avo- indoors and if you take small dogs on tion, but healthy ones must be killed if they
cados are a coyote’s dessert. Pick a walk be sure they are on a leash. are not released then and there.
Animal Services has a unique no-kill
your fruit as soon as it ripens and
policy toward wildlife, including coyotes,
keep rotted fruit off the ground. fAtAl AttrAction and for good reason. Killing coyotes has
Coyotes are attracted to and can mate the unintended consequence of produc-
mAke your trASh inAcceSSible with unspayed or unneutered domestic
ing more coyotes, not fewer. Mother
Nature provided them with a powerful
Keep trash can lids securely fastened dogs. unspayed female dogs in season survival mechanism: Smaller social group
or keep trash cans in your garage will attract male coyotes, and, unneu- size increases the food-per-coyote ratio,
until trash day. Ammonia or pep- tered male dogs can be lured away by and this food surplus biologically triggers
larger litters and higher litter survival rates.
per in the trash can may also dis- the scent of a female coyote in her ovu-
Even if we wanted to trap or kill all the
courage the scavenging coyote, lation cycle. There have even been cases coyotes in a designated area, history shows
of male dogs being lured by a female that this approach is futile.
keeP SmAll PetS indoorS coyote’s scent and killed by male coy- Coyotes, like the rest of nature, abhor a
vacuum. Larger litters rebuild the popula-
Allow them outside only under strict otes. It is strongly advised that people
tion and, with no rivals to keep them at
supervision. In addition to coyotes, small living in areas frequented by coyotes bay, coyotes from the surrounding areas
pets often fall prey to other wildlife have their dogs spayed or neutered to move right in. The end result of these
predators such as owls and hawks. prevent such tragedies from occurring.
futile eradication efforts is always the same:
The area is quickly overrun with new, and
often more, coyotes.
to attacks by hungry coyotes and should be to keep a cat in a fenced yard and they are cAn’t We All JuSt get Along?
kept indoors whenever feasible. However, just the right size for a coyote and the pups With the onslaught of man’s expansion
even large dogs can be victims. It is impor- that are being born this time of year. into the hills of Hollywood, we are des-
tant to secure family pets and walk them Strangely enough, family pets might also tined to coexist with the coyote. As a
on a leash. If you have a small dog, try to lure coyotes as mates. Unspayed female result, urban coyotes may lose their natural
avoid walking it before sunrise or after sun- dogs in heat will attract male coyotes, fear of humans. Limiting our interactions,
set, when the critters are especially active. and likewise unneutered male dogs can keeping a careful eye and reducing food
Same goes for cats -- letting them out at be lured by the scent of a female coyote. sources is the best way to keep ourselves
night is dangerous, since there isn’t any way There have been cases of such lotharios and our pets safe.
Volume 33, Number. 2 SpriNg, 2009 9
all ears at
Bowl MuseuM By Carol Merrill-MirSKy Bowl, was chosen in 1919 because it had
great acoustics. A person standing at the
An exhibition on sound and top of the hill could hold a conversation
with a person way down at the bottom.
acoustics at the Hollywood Bowl Despite modifications to the site (the
Museum highlights how sound has hillside was graded and concrete poured
for the seating area, paths were cut into
always been an issue at the Bowl. the hillsides for easier access), the growth
of businesses and residential communities
all around the Bowl, and the construction
he Hollywood Bowl was estab- of the Hollywood Freeway in 1952, the
lished in 1922 with no electri- Bowl itself is still remarkably “live.”
Oscylinderscope by Norman Tuck cal sound amplification. Daisy As growing ambient sound levels began
Dell, the site of the Hollywood to penetrate the amphitheater, there was a
need to develop the use of modern sound
amplification technologies. Efforts were
soundwaves interactive exhiBit made as early as 1936, under the direc-
tion of conductor Leopold Stokowski, to
every season the Hollywood Bowl Muse- PlAy the oscylinderscope, which ex-
um introduces a new exhibit highlighting plores the nature of sound by directly
a different aspect of the Bowl. This year it translating the vibration pattern of
focuses on sound and acoustics. Working musical strings into visible waves.
with the exploratorium in San francisco,
they developed a highly interactive Sing into the Sound Spectrogram and
exhibition called “Soundwaves – Hearing see a moving picture of your voice.
Music at the Hollywood Bowl.” Among the
many unique experiences visitors can: tAlk into an echo Tube swoop-
ing 100 feet around the museum.
mAniPulAte sound waves with vis-
ible effects of the Invisible, where exPeriment with reverberation.
a speaker causes fluid in a tube to
vibrate, creating geysers that re- PlAy the Musical Wall, understanding
spond to resonant frequency. how strings, winds, and percussion work. Bowl Sound System in 1936
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of the three – they have
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Admission is free. valet parking. If you are
For more information, call hungry after a night of Ca-
the Edmund D. Edelman huenga revelry, this is the
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ImportaNt NumbErS corner
city councilman county Supervisor State Assemblyman
tom labonge Zev yaraslovsky mike feuer
district 4 district 3 9200 Sunset Blvd, PH15 WeLCome!!!
200 N. main St, #430 Hall of Administration West Hollywood, CA 90069 Did you know that the Dell has a Welcoming
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