Tag: Westwood

Purple Line Extension To Westwood To Open Ahead Of Schedule

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WESTWOOD—Metro plans to begin building the subway Purple Line Extension to Westwood in 2018 and complete construction by 2024, 9 years ahead of the original...

Elon Musk Unveils Plans To Reduce L.A. Traffic

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WESTWOOD—Elon Musk, founder and CEO of aerospace manufacturing company SpaceX, and co-founder of automaker and energy innovation company Tesla, Inc., released videos and images...

Postal Annex In Westwood Caught On Fire

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WESTWOOD—Over 52 Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters worked together to put out flames in a postal annex undergoing renovation at a Federal Building in Westwood...

Luskin Conference Center Projected To Lose $3.7 Million

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WESTWOOOD—The Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center is expected to face a loss of $3.7 million by end of its first year operating. The...

Three UCLA Faculty Members Named 2017 Guggenheim Fellows

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WESTWOOD—Three UCLA faculty members have been selected as recipients of the 2017 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowships, officials announced on Friday, April 7. The...

CAP UCLA Headed To Downtown Los Angeles

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WESTWOOD—UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance will be collaborating with the Theatre at Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, for their 2017-2018 season,...

Anita Ortega To Give UCLA Commencement Speech

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WESTWOOD—Former UCLA basketball star Anita Ortega, the first African-American woman to become a Los Angeles Police Department area captain, will be UCLA's commencement speaker...

Samueli Foundation Donates $20 Million To UCLA Engineering

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WESTWOOD—According to a news release from UCLA, on Thursday, March 23, UCLA announced a $20 million donation from the Samueli Foundation to the Henry...

Trial Postponed For Man Accused Of Holding Roommates Hostage

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WEST HOLLYWOOD—The murder trial for the man accused of holding two men hostage at knifepoint inside a West Hollywood apartment has been postponed until...

UCLA Performs Most Organ Transplants In 2016

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WESTWOOD—Data published by the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) in January shows that UCLA has provided the most combined heart and lung transplants among...

Mattel Donates $50 Million To UCLA Children’s Hospital

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WESTWOOD—On March 13, Mattel, Inc. announced a $50 million donation to UCLA Health, which will be used to expand the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital...

Authorities Investigating Apparent Murder-Suicide In Westwood

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WESTWOOD—On Wednesday, March 15, an elderly couple in their 80s were found dead in a parked car in the 500 block of Veteran Avenue....

Landmark Regent Theatre To Be Replaced With Restaurants

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WESTWOOD—The lease for the Landmark Regent Theatre in Westwood will be ending in less than a month and is expected to be replaced with restaurants. The property...

Chemical Investigation At Westwood Apartment Complex

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WESTWOOD—According to a Los Angeles Fire Department alert posted at 7:31 p.m., a chemical investigation was conducted on Thursday, March 9 at an apartment complex located...

UCLA Names Basketball Court After Ann Meyers Drysdale

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WESTWOOD—The women’s basketball practice court inside the new UCLA Mo Ostin Basketball Center will be named after UCLA legend Ann Meyers Drysdale. On February 24,...

Kelton Avenue’s Fallen Trees Concerns UCLA Students

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WESTWOOD—UCLA students living on Kelton Avenue are concerned for their safety after a tree fell on an apartment located on the 600 block on February...

Bruins Defeat Wildcats In Rematch

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TUSCON, AR—The No. 5 ranked UCLA Bruins defeated the No. 4 ranked Arizona Wildcats 77-72 in a Pac-12 matchup on Saturday, February 25. Bryce Alford had...

UCLA Announces New Police Chief

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WESTWOOD—On Tuesday, February 14, UCLA announced Captain Tony Lee of the Beverly Hills Police Department, will become the new chief of the UCLA Police...

UCLA Snaps Losing Streak

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PULLMAN, WASH—The UCLA Bruins won their 20th game of the season, defeating the Washington State Cougars 95-79 on Wednesday, February 1. T.J. Leaf led the...

Metro Purple Line Extension Receives $1.6 Billion In Funds

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BEVERLY HILLS—The Los Angeles subway network has received $1.6 billion in federal funds to extend its Purple Line west into Beverly Hills and Westwood...
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