Posted Dec. 29, 2015, 9:11 am
L.A. city firefighters today knocked down a stubborn blaze at a commercial building in Westwood, authorities said.
Posted Dec. 28, 2015, 9:02 am
UCLA Health Sciences has received a $10 million gift, most of which will support multidisciplinary research on migraine, a debilitating neurological disorder that affects 36 million in the United States.
Posted Nov. 28, 2015, 9:45 am
UCLA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pauley Pavilion Sunday, including offering tickets in several sections of the arena's upstairs level for $3.50, the price of a ticket for a game in the 1965-66 season.
Posted Oct. 24, 2015, 9:36 am
Police at UCLA remain on the lookout for a man who assaulted someone at a campus facility on Thursday night.
Posted Oct. 19, 2015, 2:35 pm
A UCLA study released today says life on Earth likely existed at least 4.1 billion years ago, which is 300 million years earlier than previously believed.
Posted Aug. 28, 2015, 9:53 am
Let’s say someone is driving through Westwood after a dentist appointment, and if they’re anything like the average L.A. resident, they’ll know that Westwood is full of amazing food: In-N-Out, Fat Sal’s, Chick-Fil-A, everything delicious that will undo all of the effort their dentist has just expended to make their teeth look nice!
Posted Aug. 23, 2015, 10:10 am
Four out of 15 passengers, as well the driver of a Metro bus, were hospitalized with minor injuries Saturday morning after the vehicle crashed into a tree in Westwood Village.
Posted Jul. 20, 2015, 9:43 am
Firefighters on Sunday night knocked down a non-injury fire that was burning in a wall and the attic of a two-story home at 715 S. Malcom Ave. in Westwood, said Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:24 am
A small electrical fire broke out in a building at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering on the UCLA campus in Westwood Saturday, but it was held in check by a fire sprinkler and was out when firefighters arrived, authorities said.
Posted Jul. 12, 2015, 9:08 am
Police at UCLA today were investigating an attempted strong-arm robbery of a student.
Posted Jul. 2, 2015, 12:44 pm
UCLA has offered admission to 16,027 prospective freshmen for the fall 2015 semester -- representing 17.3 percent of applicants -- along with 4,905 transfer students, the university announced today.
Posted Jun. 15, 2015, 9:41 am
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews today will begin installing a 36-inch water pipe at Sunset Boulevard and Hilgard Avenue near UCLA to get water to the Westside while a $9 million project gets underway at the reservoir currently serving the area.
Posted May. 7, 2015, 9:27 am
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton today will hold the first Southern California fundraisers for her campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.