Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’


LA Homeowners Ditch Lawns To Conserve Water Amid State’s Mega-Drought

February 26, 2015 at 8:55 pm
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 A local landscaping company is taking advantage of a government rebate and transforming people’s lawns to a water-efficient alternative. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Teen Struggling To Survive After ‘Superbug’ Infection At UCLA Hospital

February 21, 2015 at 10:45 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An 18-year-old student is struggling to survive after he was infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to contaminated medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital, his attorney said. The young man has spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in grave condition after contracting a potentially lethal, antibiotic-resistant strain […]

Residents Say Trees Along Small Stretch Near Westwood Have Become A Danger

February 11, 2015 at 10:37 pm

An area near Westwood has become a falling tree zone after residents say many have fallen on cars and caused damage. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Incoming UCLA Students Required To Be Immunized Starting In 2017

February 6, 2015 at 4:41 pm

Incoming students at UCLA, UC Irvine and other University of California campuses across the state will be required to be immunized against measles and other diseases beginning in 2017, officials announced Friday. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Laura Linney to play Patricia Highsmith at Geffen Playhouse

February 3, 2015 at 2:03 pm

Laura Linney will play the role of American novelist Patricia Highsmith in the new stage drama "Switzerland" at the Geffen Playhouse, the company will announce Tuesday. The two-person cast will include up-and-coming actor Seth Numrich as the young man who visits the cantankerous mystery… Continue reading: L.A. Times – Music News

Former UCLA water polo player gets jail time in assault case

January 29, 2015 at 2:38 pm

A star high school water polo player who went on to play at UCLA pleaded no contest Thursday to charges of assault and criminal threats. Continue reading: L.A. Times – Opinion Blog

Three UCLA players among top 4 picks in women’s soccer draft

January 19, 2015 at 9:31 am

Three UCLA players were taken in the first four picks of Friday’s National Women’s Soccer League draft. Continue reading: L.A. Times – California | Local News

LA Residents Will Soon Be Able To Hail a Taxi Using A Smartphone

January 17, 2015 at 8:59 am

Los Angeles wants taxi drivers to get on board with a mobile app that will allow customers to hail a taxi from their smartphones. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

405 Freeway reopens through Sepulveda Pass after fatal collision

January 14, 2015 at 7:27 am

All lanes of the 405 Freeway reopened through the Sepulveda Pass following a multi-vehicle collision that left a man dead. Continue reading: abc7.com

UCLA is Most Applied-To Four-Year University In The Country

January 12, 2015 at 11:10 pm

More than 112,000 prospective students applied for admission to UCLA for fall 2015, again making the Westwood campus the most applied-to four-year university in the country, the university announced today. UCLA received 92,681 freshman applications and 20,063 transfer applications, according to the university. The number of applications is 6.5 percent higher than last year, and […]

Sheriff’s Lost Bean Bag Shotgun Found Near 405 Freeway Skirball Off-Ramp

January 7, 2015 at 11:52 am

A lost bean bag shotgun was recovered by workers by the San Diego (405) Freeway near the Skirball Center Drive off-ramp and returned to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, authorities said today. The shotgun, stored inside a black canvas bag, was recovered by construction workers driving southbound on the freeway around 7:45 a.m. Saturday, […]

Woman Hospitalized After Westwood Electrical Blaze

December 21, 2014 at 10:13 am

One woman was taken to the hospital after a stubborn fire burned the walls of a five-story apartment building in Westwood Saturday night. The incident was reported at 8:26 p.m. at the Wilshire Manor Apartments at 10635 W. Wilshire Blvd., according to Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department. One woman complained of respiratory irritation, and was… […]