Bill Zide is a long time resident of Hollywood, and former 3-term Chair of the Hollywood Studio District Neighborhood Council (HSDNC) and board member of the East Hollywood Neighborhood Council. His involvement in community and city issues included saving the 1928 Trianon Building – commissioned by Mary Pickford – and getting it designated a landmark. He has also worked to save the Cinerama Dome and other historic structures in Hollywood.
Working as a writer and in film, TV, and media production, Bill is a strong supporter of keeping union production in Hollywood and in Los Angeles; as well keeping LA affordable for the creative community.
While Chair of HSDNC, Bill supported free medical clinics to serve the area’s most vulnerable residents, and became involved with affordable housing, homelessness, health care, and over-development issues. He has represented the HSNDC and community at City Hall, City commissions and to State, County, and Federal representatives.
Bill is running to bring these issues the necessary attention they need and find viable solutions that serve the residents and businesses of CD13.