Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’


Renowned L.A. foodie flavors her UCLA class with moral questions about food

June 28, 2016 at 4:18 pm

Popular KCRW “Good Food” host, renowned foodie and longtime L.A. restaurateur Evan Kleiman is treating UCLA students to a thoughtful exploration into issues of food and sustainability in her summer course, “We are Stardust: The Moral Ecology of Food.” The title of class is not a metaphor, the UCLA alum explained. She hopes […]

Gas Pipeline Installation Along Sepulveda Could Snarl Rush Hour Traffic On 405 Freeway

June 7, 2016 at 7:15 am

Lane closures on Sepulveda Boulevard due to the installation of a gas pipeline could mean a traffic nightmare between the Westside and the San Fernando Valley. The closures started about 5 p.m. Sunday as workers began placing the underground pipeline along Sepulveda Boulevard at Skirball Center Drive in the Sepulveda Pass, according to the Southern […]

UCLA is eliminated from the Women’s College World Series

June 4, 2016 at 3:59 pm

Rally caps were shed in the dugout and the small, yet boisterous, contingent of fans in blue and white cheered one last eight clap.  UCLA made a season of coming from behind, but was unable to muster a final rally at the Women’s College World Series.  The Bruins, in an elimination game after dropping… Continue […]

Car matching description of UCLA gunman’s vehicle is found in Culver City

June 3, 2016 at 3:45 pm
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A car matching the description and licence plate of UCLA gunman Mainak Sarkar’s vehicle was found Friday in Culver City, authorities said.  Sarkar’s vehicle has been described by police as a 2003 gray Nissan Sentra, with the Minnesota license plate 720KTW. The car was found on Washington Place… Continue reading: Money & Company

Vigil Held For UCLA Prof. William Klug Killed By Former Student

June 2, 2016 at 10:57 pm

WESTWOOD (CBSLA.com) — A candlelight vigil was held at UCLA Thursday night in memory of the professor shot and killed by a former student. In the echos of gunshots so often comes silence. The universal symbol of tragedy flickered in Bruin Plaza in honor of Bill Klug. “This is a time for us to come together to […]

At UCLA, two vigils and the hashtag #BruinStrong

June 2, 2016 at 4:55 pm

​UCLA shooting updates: Woman who was married to UCLA shooter lived at Minnesota crime scene June 2, 2016, 4:31 p.m.  What we know: Mainak Sarkar shot William S. Klug, his former professor, and then committed suicide in an engineering building at UCLA on Wednesday morning, Los Angeles police say…. Continue reading: latimes.com – Hot List

Map: All Fatal Shark Attacks in California Since 1900

June 2, 2016 at 4:16 pm
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Our nerves may be a little frayed after this weekend, when a female swimmer was attacked by a shark off Newport Beach. Maria Korcsmaros was training 150 yards offshore for an Ironman competition when she was bitten by a shark, reports the L.A. Times. Korcsmaros required surgery but did not sustain any life-threatening injuries. If […]

UCLA softball team learns of campus shooting while at Women’s College World Series

June 2, 2016 at 11:52 am

The UCLA softball team was preparing to hold its final practice Wednesday in Oklahoma City before opening play in the Women’s College World Series when players were alerted by social media of a shooting 1,300 miles away on their campus. “The girls were affected as far as hearing from people that… Continue reading: latimes.com – […]

For UCLA shooter Mainak Sarkar, years of intense study ended in rage

June 2, 2016 at 11:46 am

Mainak Sarkar, the former student who police say killed his UCLA professor and another woman before taking his own life, appeared to plan out the attack in advance, officials said. Sarkar, 38, spent years in academia studying engineering and was living in Minnesota at the time of the killings.  … Continue reading: Money & Company

UCLA Student Shot Professor Over Grades Before Killing Himself, Say Police

June 1, 2016 at 5:20 pm
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  The victims in today’s shooting at UCLA have been identified as a professor and a student. Sources tell CBS News that the professor was William Klug of the university’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. The student, who is believed to be the shooter, has not been identified. BREAKING. Sources tell @CBSNews the 2 […]

Victim in UCLA murder-suicide ID’d as engineering professor

June 1, 2016 at 5:19 pm

Two men were found dead in a suspected murder-suicide inside an engineering building at UCLA Wednesday morning. Continue reading: Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Weather and Traffic

Shooting at UCLA prompts campus lockdown

June 1, 2016 at 10:32 am

Two people were injured in a possible shooting at UCLA on Wednesday morning, law enforcement officials said. The campus was placed on lockdown, according to the university. People are being asked to shelter in place in an engineering building on the campus, the university said. Continue reading: latimes.com – Hot List