Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’


Campus police searching for UCLA grad student missing 10 days

April 21, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Campus police asked for the public’s help Thursday to locate a UCLA graduate student last seen by her roommate 10 days ago.  Alison Wu, a student at UCLA’s Field School of Public Health, is believed to be in the company of a male companion named Scott Helton, according to the university.  “Although it appears as though […]

More Than 2 Dozen Car Burglaries Reported Within 5-Block Radius Of Westwood Building Since January, Police Say

March 30, 2016 at 1:28 pm

Authorities hope the public will take a close look at two people who they say may be responsible for a string of car burglaries in West Los Angeles. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

2 ordered to stand trial in female UCLA student’s killing

March 16, 2016 at 8:17 am

Two young men were ordered Monday to stand trial for the stabbing death of a 21-year-old UCLA student whose body was discovered after a fire at her Westwood apartment last year.  Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner Mark Zuckman found sufficient evidence after a three-day hearing to require Alberto Hinojosa Medina and Eric Marquez, both 22, […]

Tunneling under Sepulveda Pass: A big gamble to ease traffic nightmare

March 13, 2016 at 2:31 pm

Southern California’s terrain is marked by mountain ranges and narrow canyons. And that has long been a challenge for transportation officials as they try to move commuters between bedroom communities and job centers. Some of the region’s worst commutes are in those narrow canyon spaces: The 405… Continue reading: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

UCLA unveils campus monument to Jackie Robinson

March 8, 2016 at 5:06 pm

UCLA on Saturday unveiled a monument to Jackie Robinson on its Westwood campus. Robinson starred at UCLA in football, basketball, baseball and track from 1939 to 1941.  He would go on to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball by becoming the first African American to play in the big leagues… Continue reading: latimes.com – Los […]

Pitfire Pizza Hawks $3.14 Pies in Honor of Pi Day

March 5, 2016 at 10:24 am

      That’s March 14, for those that need to brush up on their mathematical constants Another year, another Pi Day deal. This time, it’s at Pitfire Pizza, Paul Hibler’s flagship concept with locations in Costa Mesa, Downtown, Manhattan Beach, Mar Vista, North Hollywood, Pasadena, West Hollywood, Westlake Village, and Westwood. Continue reading: Eater LA […]

Daylight Saving Time Could End In California

March 2, 2016 at 10:57 am

Assembly Bill 2496 would end the practice of seasonal time changes in California, undoing a law that voters approved back in 1949. Continue reading: Hollywood Patch

Man Wanted For Threatening Trader Joe’s Employee in Palms Over Backpack Full Of Liquor

January 27, 2016 at 12:25 pm

A man is wanted Wednesday for filling his backpack with liquor and leaving a Trader Joe’s market without paying for it, then threatening one employee with a knife. Continue reading: CBS Los AngelesLocal – CBS Los Angeles

UCLA’s Parking Permit Crunch is Hitting Students Hard

January 22, 2016 at 10:53 am

With an estimated 18.6 million parking spaces in Los Angeles County as of 2010, it should be plenty easy to find a spot, but that’s not often the case in certain neighborhoods…. Continue reading: Curbed LA

Police Looking For Naked Guy Who Was Masturbating Near UCLA

January 21, 2016 at 5:31 pm

  The man was naked and masturbating, according to a student who spotted him. Continue reading: LAist

LADWP oversight official Fred Pickel claims $4 billion in electricity rate hikes is ‘reasonable’

January 18, 2016 at 10:21 pm

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is attempting to raise electricity rates and LADWP oversight official Fred Pickel says the increase is reasonable. The rate hikes would total $4.22 billion by the 2019-2020 fiscal year. Continue reading: abc7.com

Best cities in the world for shopping? Hey Los Angeles, you’re No. 3

January 17, 2016 at 11:35 am

Attention shoppers! If part of your travel fun involves stylish purchases, here are 25 cities — New York City is tops and Los Angeles takes the No. 3 spot — worthy of pulling out your wallet. That’s the word from Expedia, which Wednesday released a ranking of the best shopping cities in the world. Continue […]