Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’

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

Congresswoman Karen Bass Condemns Anti-Semitic Fliers Left At A Westwood Business

August 17, 2014 at 8:48 pm

Harsh words are on the record from a local congresswoman who is concerned over anti-Semitic fliers bearing swastikas that were left at a Westwood business. "I unequivocally condemn whomever is responsible for this despicable action," Rep. Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, said in a statement issued Friday. The fliers were found Tuesday, according to the Jewish […]

UCLA offers emergency assistance to owners of cars damaged in flood

August 15, 2014 at 2:45 pm

UCLA has offered emergency assistance to hundreds of students and employees whose cars were left sodden and covered in mud after a water main ruptured and flooded two campus parking structures. Continue reading: L.A. Now – Los Angeles Times

Anti-Semitic Flyers Surface At Jewish-Owned Business Near UCLA

August 14, 2014 at 11:04 pm

Students and other residents in Westwood say they’re shocked to find out that flyers with an anti-Jewish message have surfaced near the UCLA campus. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Superheroes boost spirits at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA

August 14, 2014 at 9:04 pm

Crime-fighting window washers descended from the roof of Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and brought smiles to sick children Wednesday. Continue reading: RSS Feed

UCLA’s Fowler Museum invites families to ‘Mask Making’ on August 17

August 14, 2014 at 8:38 am

UCLA Fowler Museum is hosting ‘Mask Making’ as part of its Kids in the Courtyard series on Sunday, August 17 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Continue reading: UCLA