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The Westwood apartment blaze was reported at 8:26 p.m. Saturday at the Wilshire Manor Apartments at 10635 W. Wilshire Blvd.

News, Los Angeles, Fire Department, Westwood

Westwood Apartment Building Fire Causes $150,000 Damage

Posted Dec. 21, 2014, 8:56 am

A stubborn electrical fire that burned in the walls of a six-story apartment building in Westwood and sent one person to a hospital also caused $150,000 worth of damage to the structure and its contents, a fire official said today.

News, Ucla, Football, Westwood

UCLA's Kendricks Wins College Football's Lott IMPACT Trophy

Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:33 am

Eric Kendricks on Sunday became the second consecutive UCLA linebacker to receive The Lott IMPACT Trophy, awarded to college football's defensive player of the year who best exemplifies the IMPACT acronym.

News, Police Department, Westwood

Authorities Identify Name Of Man Found Dead In Apartment In Westwood

Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:10 am

The discovery of a man's body in an apartment building in Westwood was being treated as a suspected suicide, police said today.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Man's Body Found In Apartment Building In Westwood Near UCLA

Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:48 am

The discovery of a man's body in an apartment building in Westwood near UCLA is being treated as a suspected suicide, police said today.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, 405 Freeway, Westwood, Metro

Metro To Launch Valley-Westside Express Bus Service Monday

Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 8:41 am

Metro plans to announce today the launch of a new express bus service expected to cut travel time between the San Fernando Valley and the Westside by about 20 minutes starting Monday.

News, Ucla, Technology, Westwood

UCLA Invents Surface Texture Impervious To All Liquids

Posted Nov. 30, 2014, 9:25 am

A surface texture that is impervious to all liquids, no matter what the surface is made of, has been invented at UCLA, the school announced this week.

News, Ucla, Education, Westwood

UCLA Approves Measure Requiring Undergraduates To Take Diversity Classes

Posted Nov. 21, 2014, 9:14 am

UCLA's Legislative Assembly has given final approval to a measure that requires undergraduates to take a course on ethnic, cultural, religious or gender diversity, campus officials said in remarks reported today.

Sports, Ucla, Football, Westwood, Usc

UCLA Bonfire Rally At Westwood Campus Tonight Ahead Of USC Game Saturday

Posted Nov. 20, 2014, 8:11 am

The Southland's biggest football game of the year will be held Saturday when UCLA and USC face off at the Rose Bowl, and Bruin fans will get gearing up tonight for the rivalry with UCLA's annual bonfire rally on the Westwood campus.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Man Charged In Theft Of 55 Laptop Computers From UCLA

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 8:51 am

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a man who allegedly stole more than 50 laptop computers from a research library and the student union store at UCLA, where he had been enrolled earlier this year.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

Suspect Detained In UCLA Mass Laptop Computer Theft From Equipment Loan Room

Posted Nov. 12, 2014, 8:32 am

A suspect was detained Tuesday in connection with the theft of more than 50 laptop computers worth more than $30,000 from a UCLA research library equipment loan room, according to campus police.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

50 Laptops Stolen From UCLA Equipment Loan Room Over The Weekend

Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:24 am

More than 50 laptop computers worth more than $30,000 were stolen from an equipment loan room in the Charles E. Young Research Library over the weekend, authorities said today.

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Unionized Nurses Protest Over Ebola

Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 8:44 am

A small group of unionized nurses gathered outside Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Westwood on Wednesday saying they want more training and guidelines for handling potential Ebola patients.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Officials Announce $15 Million "Self-Replenishing Fund" For Energy Projects

Posted Oct. 28, 2014, 8:58 am

UCLA officials announced today the creation of a $15 million "self-replenishing fund'' to support energy efficiency projects, such as the installation of motion-sensor light switches to water-saving plumbing fixtures.

News, Police Department, Westwood, West Hollywood

Federal Officials Raid Two Marijuana Dispensaries In West Hollywood, Westwood

Posted Oct. 25, 2014, 9:41 am

Federal officials were mum on Friday about what led them to raid two marijuana dispensaries, one in West Hollywood and another in Westwood, whose staff claimed they were operating within the bounds of California's medical cannabis laws.

News, Sports, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA To Host Dribble For The Cure Fundraiser Sunday

Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:22 am

The seventh annual Dribble for the Cure will be held at UCLA Sunday, with the Bruin men's and women's basketball teams helping raise funds and awareness in the fight against pediatric cancer.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Medical Center Westwood To Hold Mock Ebola Exercise Today

Posted Oct. 17, 2014, 8:51 am

What officials at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center are calling a "big exercise'' on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms will be held today.

Sports, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

John Wooden Remembered On What Would Have Been 104th Birthday Today

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:33 am

Steve Alford marked today's 104th anniversary of the birth of John Wooden by having breakfast at the Tarzana restaurant frequented by his late legendary predecessor as UCLA men's basketball coach for the second consecutive year.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

Mock Ebola Exercise To Be Held At UCLA Medical Center In Westwood

Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 9:11 am

Staff at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center plan to hold a "big exercise'' Friday on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, according to UCLA's medical director of clinical epidemiology and infection prevention.

News, Santa Monica, Westwood

Westwood Power Outage: 700 Customers Still In The Dark From Thursday Blackout

Posted Sep. 19, 2014, 7:29 am

Efforts were underway today to restore power to up to 700 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in Westwood.

Surveillance footage of the Westwood Starbucks robbery suspect on Monday.

News, Police Department, Westwood

Armed Robber Strikes Westwood Starbucks; Cops Release Suspect's Photo

Posted Sep. 16, 2014, 9:39 am

Robbery detectives at the West Los Angeles Police Station on Monday issued photos of a suspect wanted in a robbery at a Starbucks.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Westwood

Two Female Pedestrians Struck By Vehicle In Westwood

Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 8:51 am

Two female pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in Westwood on Thursday night, with one hospitalized in critical condition, police said.

News, Ucla, Education, Westwood, Usc

UCLA Ranks Ahead Of USC In Annual List Of Nation's Best Colleges

Posted Sep. 10, 2014, 9:09 am

U.S. News & World Report's annual list of the nation's best colleges released on Tuesday ranked UCLA tied for 23rd and USC tied for 25th.

News, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Facilities Employee Accuses Campus Police Of Racial Profiling

Posted Sep. 3, 2014, 9:35 am

A 46-year-old African American UCLA facilities employee arrested for obstruction and resisting arrest by campus police last week is accusing the department of racial profiling and violating his civil rights, it was reported today.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Westwood, West Hollywood

Slow-Speed Police Pursuit From Westwood To Beverly Hills Ends With Arrest

Posted Sep. 2, 2014, 2:30 pm

A woman who led officers on a slow-speed "pursuit" in an SUV from Westwood to Beverly Hills was taken into custody today.

News, Veteran Affairs, Santa Monica, Westwood

County Supports Veterans Exclusive Use Of Westwood VA Campus

Posted Aug. 20, 2014, 9:05 am

The Los Angeles Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday to show their support for a federal court ruling that the Department of Veterans Affairs cannot use land deeded to it for purposes other than veterans.

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