Posts Tagged ‘Westwood’


Brandon Brooks steps down as UCLA women’s water polo coach

June 17, 2017 at 6:57 pm

Eight seasons and three NCAA finals appearances later, UCLA women’s water polo coach Brandon Brooks’ time in Westwood is ending. Brooks, who also competed on the men’s team from 1999 to 2002, is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. “Since 1999, I have given my all to UCLA,” Brooks told UCLA Athletics. “It is with […]

‘Be relentless,’ new UCLA graduates are told

June 17, 2017 at 7:09 am

​Thousands of new UCLA graduates from ages 17 to 60 reveled inside Pauley Pavilion on Friday with cheers, fist pumping and many, many selfies as they officially received their bachelor’s degrees. At the largest of UCLA’s nearly 60 graduation celebrations, 5,700 graduating seniors and their families filled Pauley Pavilion for dual UCLA College commencement ceremonies. […]

‘Be relentless,’ new UCLA graduates are told

June 17, 2017 at 6:41 am

​Thousands of new UCLA graduates from ages 17 to 60 reveled inside Pauley Pavilion on Friday with cheers, fist pumping and many, many selfies as they officially received their bachelor’s degrees. At the largest of UCLA’s nearly 60 graduation celebrations, 5,700 graduating seniors and their families filled Pauley Pavilion for dual UCLA College commencement ceremonies. […]

Garcetti Floats Idea Of Sepulveda Pass Monorail

June 15, 2017 at 10:51 am

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – Mayor Eric Garcetti believes that a monorail system could provide a solution to some of Los Angeles’ traffic woes. Garcetti told KNX 1070 Tuesday that he is looking into whether a monorail would be feasible through the Sepulveda Pass, the congested corridor which connects the San Fernando Valley to the Westside. […]

Police Investigate Death of 8-Year-Old Boy Whose Organs Were Donated at UCLA Medical Center

June 12, 2017 at 9:39 am

By the time Cole Hartman arrived at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, he was in grave condition. The 8-year-old had gone into cardiac arrest after nearly drowning in a washing machine at his Castaic home. Paramedics had gotten his heart beating again, but he remained in a coma and on a ventilator. Physicians at UCLA’s […]

Mayor’s Message

June 2, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Mayor Eric Garcetti today led a coalition of mayors across the United States in denouncing President Trump’s decision to walk away from the Paris Climate Agreement. “Climate change is a fact of life that people in Los Angeles and cities around the world live with every day. It is a grave threat to our health, […]

Los Angeles vows to undermine Trump over Paris climate agreement: ‘LA will not be dissuaded’

June 1, 2017 at 12:11 am
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Downtown Los Angeles from the Griffith Observatory. Photo by John Schreiber. Faced with the possibility of President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement, Los Angeles leaders announced plans Wednesday for the city to adopt the accord’s stipulations. Councilman Mike Bonin introduced a motion that would direct the city’s departments […]

‘Real Housewives’ alum Yolanda Foster checks out of Westwood with sale at the Carlyle

May 29, 2017 at 11:50 am

Yolanda Foster of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame has sold her condominium at the Carlyle Residences in Westwood for the asking price of $4.995 million. Found on the 16fh floor, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit has been glammed up with crystal chandeliers, designer wallpaper and… Continue reading: latimes.com – Hot List

Racial tensions inflame UCLA student body election, driving calls for more representation

May 9, 2017 at 1:14 am

At UCLA, the furor started with a photo of the undergraduate student body president, making a hand sign associated with the Bloods. Danny Siegel is white. He was wearing a suit and tie. Many African American students were angered by what they saw as a man of white privilege mocking their community… Continue reading: latimes.com […]

Blistering state audit says University of California is paying excessive salaries, mishandling funds

April 25, 2017 at 12:36 pm

The administration of the University of California system pays top workers salaries significantly higher than that of similar state employees, has provided millions of dollars in benefits not typical to the public sector and failed to disclose to the Board of Regents and the public that it had… Continue reading: latimes.com – Arts&Culture

Burglars Caught on Camera Stealing From Condominium Building in Westwood

April 2, 2017 at 10:35 pm

Los Angeles police are investigating on Saturday after multiple burglars were caught on security footage stealing mail and personal items from a condominium in Westwood. A group of men were shown breaking into a condominium building at the intersection of Beverly Glen Boulevard and Santa Monica Boulevard around 5 a.m. Saturday. The burglars used a stolen key […]

Amid Trump tensions, Mexico and UC schools announce new collaboration on research

March 30, 2017 at 4:54 pm

Mexican officials have announced $10 million in new funding to support binational research projects on energy efficiency with the University of California. The money, announced in Mexico City on Thursday after Mexican energy officials met with UC President Janet Napolitano, will go to projects… Continue reading: latimes.com – /news/local