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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.

News, Santa Monica, Westwood

Congresswoman Karen Bass Condemns Anti-Semitic Fliers Left At A Westwood Business

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:21 am

Harsh words were on the record Saturday from a local congresswoman who is concerned over anti-Semitic fliers bearing swastikas that were left at a Westwood business.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Offers Emergency Financial Assistance To Water Main Flood Victims

Posted Aug. 17, 2014, 9:19 am

Employees and students of UCLA as well as others whose vehicles were damaged when a water main break sent about 20 million gallons onto the north side of the school's campus are being offered emergency financial assistance.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Under Investigation Over Handling Of Sexual Abuse Complaints

Posted Aug. 13, 2014, 3:06 pm

UCLA was added to a list of colleges and universities under investigation over the handling of sexual abuse complaints, university officials confirmed today, although no specifics were released about what prompted the probe.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

Owners To Retrieve Flood Damaged Vehicles From UCLA Today

Posted Aug. 5, 2014, 9:05 am

The owners of vehicles damaged at UCLA parking garages by last week's flood are expected to begin retrieving them today.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

Sunset Boulevard Now Reopen At UCLA Following Massive Water Main Rupture

Posted Aug. 4, 2014, 9:04 am

Sunset Boulevard was reopened today, six days after being closed down by a 20-million-gallon flood that resulted from a water main rupture and also inundated parts of the UCLA campus.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Westwood

UCLA Police Arrest Westwood "Peeping Tom" Suspect

Posted Aug. 3, 2014, 9:04 am

A string of "peeping tom" incidents at UCLA and surrounding apartments in Westwood may have ended with the arrest of a 47-year-old man by UCLA police, it was reported Saturday.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

UCLA Flooding: Work Nears Completion On Repairs To Busted Water Main

Posted Aug. 2, 2014, 9:08 am

Work is nearing completion on repairs to a busted water main that sent at least 20 million gallons of water surging onto the UCLA campus and the surrounding community Tuesday.

News, Santa Monica, Westwood

LADWP Workers Hospitalized While Working To Fix Westwood Flooding Rupture

Posted Jul. 31, 2014, 8:01 am

Two Los Angeles Department of Water and Power workers were hospitalized today after being exposed to carbon monoxide fumes from a generator being used to pump water from UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in the aftermath of the pipe rupture that sent some 20 million gallons onto Sunset Boulevard and into the campus, authorities said.

News, Ucla, Santa Monica, Westwood

Sunset Boulevard Near UCLA To Remain Closed Following Ruptured Pipe, Mass Flooding

Posted Jul. 30, 2014, 9:18 am

A stretch of Sunset Boulevard near UCLA will remain closed today as repairs continue to damage caused by the rupture of a 93-year-old 30-inch-diameter water main that sent an estimated 8 million to 10 million gallons cascading down the street and into the campus.

News, Santa Monica, Westwood

Four Men Arrested, Federal Officer Opens Fire At Pro-Israel Rally In Westwood

Posted Jul. 14, 2014, 9:03 am

Four men were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon for wielding wooden poles during an altercation with people in another vehicle as they left a pro-Israel rally at the Federal Building in Westwood, and a federal officer harmlessly opened fire during the melee, officials said today.

BYU's Lexi Eaton (21) records a block shot against a North Carolina State player during a first round game of the NCAA women's tournament played at Pauley Pavilion.

Sports, Santa Monica, Westwood, Basketbal, Ncaa

NCAA Rolls Into Pauley Pavilion

Posted Mar. 24, 2014, 7:29 am

The game wasn’t even close between the BYU Cougars and the North Carolina State Wolfpack. The BYU Cougars entered its first round NCAA women’s tournament game at Pauley Pavilion as the No. 12 seed going up against a powerful North Carolina State squad that was seeded fifth.

The 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Westwood on Monday morning.

News, Santa Monica, Earthquake, Westwood

4.4 Magnitude Earthquake Felt Across Westwood, Westside

Posted Mar. 17, 2014, 6:32 am

A 4.4 magnitude earthquake was felt on the Westside of Los Angeles after striking near Westwood on Monday morning. It was downgraded from a preliminary 4.7 magnitude shortly after occurring.

The W Los Angeles - Westwood hosts a free weekly Sunday pool party from 11:30 am to 6 pm.

Dining, Restaurant, Santa Monica, Food, Westwood

The Backyard Serves Up Fun Fare At WET Weekends

Posted Aug. 22, 2013, 8:23 am

Fun, casual, California fare – that’s how Executive Chef Dakota Weiss describes her menu at The Backyard, the outdoor poolside dining spot at the W Los Angeles – Westwood.

News, Ucla, Transportation, Big Blue Bus, Westwood

UCLA Ackerman Terminal To Close Monday Through 2016

Posted Jul. 7, 2013, 8:59 am

Big Blue Bus is reminding everyone that its UCLA Ackerman Terminal in Westwood will close starting Monday, July 8 as part of the Luskin Conference and Guest Center construction through the summer of 2016.

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