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Hollywood Bowl to use light signaling system in women's restrooms
Hollywood Bowl to use light signaling system in women's restrooms

Hollywood Bowl operators wondered if there was a way to end long summertime lines at their six women's restrooms. "Can do," replied former Bowl stage manager Todd Bermann, who was hired to come up with a solution. Bermann was a teenager 38 years ago when he went to work at the Bowl as an airplane spotter. His job at the time was to call Van Nuys and Burbank airports when private planes strayed overhead during concerts. To handle women's room congestion, Bermann and a partner devised an automatic red-light, green-light signaling system to guide patrons to vacant stalls. Bermann, 52, of Newbury Park, said the idea for the signals came from former Los Angeles...

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