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News, Police Department, Westwood

Man Arrested After Making 405 Freeway Bomb Threat In Westwood

Posted Apr. 13, 2015, 10:11 am

A man was taken into custody today for allegedly making telephoned bomb threats that led to the closure of the offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Westwood area, authorities said.

News, Ucla, Westwood

Striking Doctors, Dentists To Picket Outside UCLA Campus In Westwood Monday

Posted Apr. 12, 2015, 12:20 pm

Student health centers at five University of California campuses in Southern California will be open Monday, as striking doctors and dentists from San Diego to Santa Barbara plan a midday rally at the UCLA campus during its annual "Bruin Day" open house.

News, Police Department, 405 Freeway, Westwood

Suspicious Package Shuts Down 405 Freeway Wilshire Boulevard Offramps

Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 1:08 pm

A police bomb squad has removed that "suspicious package" found on a Wilshire Boulevard sidewalk in Westwood, according to the LAPD, which reports it was just a suitcase containing personal items.

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

News, Health, Ucla, Santa Monica, Courts, Westwood

Another Patient Sues Medical Device Maker Over Superbug At UCLA Medical Center

Posted Mar. 17, 2015, 9:54 am

Another patient is suing a medical device maker, blaming the company for the superbug that recently broke out at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, infecting at least seven patients, killing two.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Ucla, Police Department, Westwood

UCLA Police Investigate Rape At Fraternity House

Posted Feb. 5, 2015, 7:56 am

UCLA police today were investigating report that a woman was raped at a fraternity house over the weekend.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center Doctors To Strike In Westwood

Posted Jan. 26, 2015, 9:49 am

Doctors who work at UCLA's Ashe Student Health & Wellness Center and colleagues at three other UC campuses will hold a one-day strike tomorrow to protest what they call unfair labor practices.

Latest UCLA news.

News, Health, Ucla, Westwood

UCLA Most Applied-To Four-Year University In The Country

Posted Jan. 12, 2015, 12:16 pm

More than 112,000 prospective students applied for admission to UCLA for fall 2015, again making the Westwood campus the most applied-to four-year university in the country, the university announced today.

Former UCLA coach Dick Vermeil.

Sports, Ucla, Football, Westwood

Rose Bowl Hall of Fame To Induct Dick Vermeil, Knute Rockne, Ki-Jana Carter Today

Posted Dec. 30, 2015, 9:07 am

Former UCLA coach Dick Vermeil, Legendary Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne, and former Penn State running back Ki-Jana Carter will be inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame today. Rockne, Vermeil, Ki-Jana Carter to be Inducted Into

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.

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