Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’


20 Million Gallons of Drinking Water Lost in UCLA Flood

July 31, 2014 at 8:49 am

The L.A. Department of Water and Power said that gusher of a "trunk line" break that caused massive flooding on the UCLA campus cost Angelenos 20 million gallons of perfectly good drinking water. What’s perhaps more amazing than that figure is that the loss only represented about 4 percent of our daily water usage in […]

Six workers injured at UCLA while pumping floodwater

July 31, 2014 at 7:37 am

Two workers are recovering after they were hospitalized Wednesday for inhaling exhaust fumes from a generator while pumping floodwater out of a building at UCLA, officials said. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

LADWP defends response to UCLA flood, says crews were looking for the valve

July 30, 2014 at 10:40 pm

Los Angeles water officials faced tough questions Tuesday night about their response to a massive pipe break that flooded UCLA and surrounding areas with millions of gallons and threatend the near-term use of Pauley Pavilion. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Environment

Water-use restrictions take effect in California; daily fines possible

July 30, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Tough new statewide regulations restricting outdoor water use took effect Tuesday, the same day millions of gallons of water gushed from a ruptured water main near the UCLA campus. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

UCLA water-main break: Hundreds of cars remain marooned on campus

July 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm

At least 700 cars remained trapped Wednesday inside two parking structures at UCLA after a 93-year-old water main ruptured, spewing up to 10 million gallons of water onto the campus and nearby streets. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

UCLA flood: DWP should cover costs of water-main break, school says

July 30, 2014 at 5:49 pm

UCLA flood damage costs caused by a ruptured water main should be covered by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, a university official said Wednesday, even as officials continued to tally the cost. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

UCLA students react to water main break

July 30, 2014 at 2:38 pm

UCLA students took to social media to react to the water main break on Sunset Boulevard in Westwood. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed

ABC 7 Pranked Over UCLA Water Main Break As Caller Claims ‘Someone Took A Very Large Dump’

July 29, 2014 at 9:58 pm
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Maybe the name should’ve been a giveaway. A man who called ABC 7 in Los Angeles ostensibly to explain Tuesday’s water main break near the UCLA campus claimed to be Department of Public Works spokesman Louis Slungpue — pronounced "slung-poo," as he helpfully corrected one of the anchors live on the air. Slungpue first told […]

Water Main Break Causes Huge Geyser And Massive Flooding At UCLA

July 29, 2014 at 5:33 pm

The water gushed down the road and into UCLA’s campus. Continue reading: LAist

UCLA Police Seek Public’s Assistance To Find Alleged Peeper

July 22, 2014 at 8:20 am

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating an alleged male peeping suspect who has been seen lurking around the UCLA area on multiple occasions, officials said. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Hundreds protest Gaza killings at Los Angeles Israeli consulate

July 20, 2014 at 8:04 pm

Westbound lanes of Wilshire Boulevard were briefly closed Sunday as a crowd of several hundred protesters marched to the Israeli consulate in West Los Angeles.  The crowd gathered at 3 p.m. at the Federal Building nearby to voice their opposition to the Israeli incursion into Gaza that has left over 430 Palestinians and 20 Israelis […]

Santa Monica mother identified in Sunset Boulevard crash in Westwood

July 20, 2014 at 7:15 pm

A Santa Monica woman was identified Sunday morning as the victim of a crash between a Maserati and a Honda in Westwood. Continue reading: abc7.com RSS Feed