Saving the Hollywood Sign

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hwd_sign.jpgPlayboy founder Hugh Hefner today came up with the final $900,000 to save the Hollywood sign. Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg and others also contributed $2.7 million in local money. The state chipped in $3.1 million to help buy the land from a developer, and even Governor Schwarzenegger took part of the credit.  LA City Councilman Tom LaBonge helped lead the effort to rescue a historical landmark.

Credits

Guest:
Tom LaBonge - Los Angeles City Council - @TomLaBonge

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Frances Anderton, Katie Cooper