Recently retired Postal Service driver Dennis Bellis says he’s been looking for ways to fill the hours. So six weeks ago, the man his neighbors describe as eccentric spent $6 on white paint and used some spare lumber to craft 3-foot-tall letters that spell, “HOLLYWOOD.” He trekked up the steep hillside behind his house on Winter Creek Lane in Garden Valley and staked the letters down. “I nearly killed myself getting it up there. It took three trips,” he said. Today, Bellis’ faithful replica of the iconic Los Angeles landmark can be seen from nearly a mile away on Fisher …
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