Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’

Test drive an electric vehicle at UCLA on Sept. 16

September 12, 2014 at 9:05 am

Test drive an electric vehicle at UCLA on Tuesday, Sept. 6, noon-4 p.m. during the Drive an Electric Vehicle event. Continue reading: UCLA

UCLA Flood: DWP starts paying damage claims from water main break

September 11, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees pump water out of the hole created on Sunset Boulevard after a water main ruptured and flooded parts of the UCLA campus.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has received 190 claims for damages related to a water main break that sent […]

UCLA tops USC in college rankings, with Caltech in the top 10

September 9, 2014 at 8:07 am

UCLA edged out USC in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of university rankings, and another local campus, Caltech, once again cracked the top 10 in the widely anticipated survey. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

Vote for UCLA projects that could improve L.A. by 2050

September 4, 2014 at 10:15 pm

Votes will decide who gets $500,000 in grants; jury will award $500,000 more Continue reading: UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Newsroom

Black UCLA Employee Accuses Campus Police of Racial Profiling

September 3, 2014 at 8:24 am

Claudius E. Gaines III was arrested on suspicion of obstruction and resisting arrest. His lawyer said police had no reason to stop his truck Continue reading: Westwood-century City Patch

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti calls for boosting minimum wage to $13.25 after three years #RaiseTheWageLA

September 1, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Leading a Labor Day rally at a park in South Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed on Monday creating a minimum wage in Los Angeles that would reach $13.25 after three years. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

CoCo Spawning Another Boba Shop in Westwood

August 28, 2014 at 6:29 pm

CoCo seemed to provide a major boost of boba when it opened on Sawtelle late in 2012, but it’ll energize the northern stretch of Westwood Village when it opens there in the near future. Featuring a tight menu of… Continue reading: Eater LA

Washington Monthly university rankings: UCLA is the nation’s No. 1 ‘affordable elite’

August 27, 2014 at 10:10 pm

UCLA is tops among the nation’s selective colleges and universities for providing access to high-achieving students from lower-income families. Continue reading: UCLA

LADWP drags feet on home solar energy systems

August 23, 2014 at 11:40 am

When Gerry Hans remodeled his Hollywood Hills home, he chose green options such as landscaping with native plants, a system to recycle gray water and a $40,000 rooftop solar installation to provide electricity to the home. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Business

Jennifer Moon Wins Hammer Museum Award, Plans to Start Revolution

August 21, 2014 at 9:14 pm

The people have voted, and they’re ready for a revolution. That’s the conclusion that can be drawn from the Hammer museum’s announcement yesterday of its "Made in L.A." Public Recognition Award recipient, Jennifer Moon. The interdisciplinary artist’s work focuses on self-empowerment through a fantastical movement she calls "The Revolution."… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe […]

Two UCLA arts professors recognized as among best in Los Angeles

August 20, 2014 at 6:37 pm

Photographer Catherine Opie and ethnomusicologist Daniel Neuman made the Art Career Project’s list of “15 Noteworthy Art Professors in Los Angeles.” Continue reading: UCLA

Prince Ali commits to UCLA

August 17, 2014 at 9:20 pm

UCLA has secured a commitment from Prince Ali, who is one of the best playmakers in the class of 2015. Continue reading: RSS Feed