Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’

UCLA Volunteers Help Beautify Mark Twain Middle School

September 27, 2016 at 10:27 pm

Recently, a team of Volunteers from UCLA came to Mark Twain Middle School to beautify the campus – and one of the parents told us what it felt like to have them there: So exciting to have 100s of UCLA students come to our school to help beautify our Mark Twain Campus.  It felt like […]

State wants to use crystals and traffic jams to generate renewable energy

September 27, 2016 at 9:40 pm

Los Angeles drivers spend up to 81 hours each year sitting in traffic, and as a state, California has plenty of gridlock to go around. Consequently, state officials are trying to make the best of a bad situation and turn some of those slowdowns into a source of renewable energy. As the Associated Press reports […]

UCLA ranks high in Times Higher Education’s top universities in the world

September 22, 2016 at 11:46 am

UCLA has improved its standing in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings. In its 2016–2017 report, published today, the Times ranked UCLA No. 14 worldwide and No. 10 in the United States. This is up from last year’s showing of No. 16 overall and No. 11 nationally. The publication ranked 980 of the world’s […]

Geffen Playhouse Opening Night: West Coast Premiere of BARBECUE

September 20, 2016 at 10:36 pm

Geffen Playhouse celebrates opening night of its production of the West Coast premiere of Barbecue. Continue reading: Beverly Hills Patch: Latest Articles

UCLA ranked No. 2 public university in the country by U.S. News and World Report

September 14, 2016 at 4:47 pm

UCLA is No. 2 among the country’s national public universities and No. 24 overall in the 2017 U.S. News and World Report “Best Colleges” rankings. The report, published today, places UCLA in a tie with Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Virginia. The U.S. News methodology emphasizes factors that tend to favor private universities, […]

Garcetti Launches ‘Save Energy LA’ Campaign; Urges Locals To Conserve During Summer Months

July 30, 2016 at 9:07 am

LOS ANGELES ( — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched a new campaign on Friday called “Save Energy LA”,  that encourages locals to conserve energy and provides helpful tips and details on various rebate programs. To help kick off the campaign, Garcetti has asked all Angelenos to turn out their lights tonight between 9:00 p.m. and […]

Tender Greens Lands in Westwood Next Week With a Whole New Look

July 28, 2016 at 1:44 pm

It’s skylight heaven and soft serve galore Westwood continues to grow in the fast casual department, with news that Tender Greens will be debuting a new-look space in the neighborhood this coming Monday. The Glendon Avenue address marks the 22nd total location for the Southern California-based company, which for years has been a home for on-the-go […]

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

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 ( — 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 […]