Hollywood Sign Now Reads 'Hollyweed'
Police investigating New Year's Eve prank
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 1, 2017 11:59 AM CST

(Newser) – Los Angeles residents woke up on New Year's Day to find that the famed Hollywood sign read instead, "HOLLYWeeD," the AP reports. A prankster apparently vandalized the sign overnight, and Los Angeles police are investigating, KABC-TV reports. It's not clear why the iconic sign was adjusted as such, but the AP notes that California voted in November to legalize recreational marijuana use beginning in 2018.

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