Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’


Blistering state audit says University of California is paying excessive salaries, mishandling funds

April 25, 2017 at 12:36 pm

The administration of the University of California system pays top workers salaries significantly higher than that of similar state employees, has provided millions of dollars in benefits not typical to the public sector and failed to disclose to the Board of Regents and the public that it had… Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture

Burglars Caught on Camera Stealing From Condominium Building in Westwood

April 2, 2017 at 10:35 pm

Los Angeles police are investigating on Saturday after multiple burglars were caught on security footage stealing mail and personal items from a condominium in Westwood. A group of men were shown breaking into a condominium building at the intersection of Beverly Glen Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard around 5 a.m. Saturday. The burglars used a stolen key […]

Amid Trump tensions, Mexico and UC schools announce new collaboration on research

March 30, 2017 at 4:54 pm

Mexican officials have announced $10 million in new funding to support binational research projects on energy efficiency with the University of California. The money, announced in Mexico City on Thursday after Mexican energy officials met with UC President Janet Napolitano, will go to projects… Continue reading: latimes.com – /news/local

UCLA’s basketball future might depend on its family ties

March 25, 2017 at 6:01 pm

There was a theme that transcended the red eyes and vacant stares of a despondent locker room late Friday night inside FedExForum. It could be heard in the voices of UCLA players who sounded as if the bond they had forged over 31 victories could not possibly be shattered by one season-ending defeat. … Continue […]

Police: Woman Attacked On UCLA Campus, Suspect Sought

March 25, 2017 at 2:48 pm

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – Authorities are looking for a man wanted for committing sexual battery on the campus of UCLA Friday afternoon. According to University of California police, a woman was attacked at 1:30 p.m. in the area of the Public Affairs Building. The woman told police the suspect approached her and asked her for […]

UCLA conservation biologists witness wildlife’s comeback after intense drought

March 22, 2017 at 7:37 pm

After five years of excruciating drought, California’s wildlife finally has a reason to celebrate. This vernal equinox — the first day of spring — flora and fauna from Palos Verdes to the Yosemite Valley have been rejuvenated by a historically wet and snowy winter. Life is sprouting, hopping, buzzing and flapping everywhere as […]

UCLA women’s basketball team warms to the idea of facing mighty Connecticut

March 22, 2017 at 1:02 am

Cori Close looked relieved. The UCLA women’s basketball coach, admittedly nervous before tipoff, had watched her team dominate its second-round game in the NCAA tournament and earn a shot at top-ranked, unbeaten-since-2014 Connecticut. “[UConn is] a great team; they obviously have our respect,”… Continue reading: latimes.com – /news/local

BMW, iPhones stolen from UCLA students in unsecured apartment

March 19, 2017 at 1:34 pm

Two iPhones and a 2014 BMW were stolen from UCLA students in an unsecured apartment on Saturday. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Dynamic freshman duo again carry the Bruins to victory

March 17, 2017 at 11:14 pm

Lurking underneath all the talk of UCLA’s teamwork and depth this season was a stark, tandem truth that nobody could deny. That reality surfaced Friday night at Golden 1 Center in ways that caused Kent State to stand and stare dizzily as if suffering from severe blue-and-golden flashes. UCLA is… Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture

Was death of elderly married Westwood couple a double suicide?

March 16, 2017 at 11:16 am

The deaths of a married couple whose bodies were found in a vehicle parked in the Westwood area were being investigated Thursday as a possible double suicide, authorities said. The bodies were discovered at 8:45 a.m. Wednesday in the 500 block of Veteran Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The dead were identified […]

Bodies of man, woman in their 80s found shot to death in vehicle in Westwood

March 15, 2017 at 1:09 pm

The bodies of a man and a woman in their 80s were found Wednesday in a parked vehicle in the Westwood area, and their shooting deaths were being investigated as an apparent murder-suicide, police said. The bodies were discovered about 8:45 a.m. in the 500 block of Veteran Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police […]

Current, former UCLA football players unite to inspire children

March 5, 2017 at 4:00 pm

As he watched dozens of children flit about a field on the upper part of UCLA’s campus Saturday afternoon, Kenny Young saw younger versions of himself. “They’re bad, they’re energetic, they never get tired,” the Bruins linebacker said. “They like to play around. They remind me of my childhood for… Continue reading: latimes.com – Hot […]