Thursday, April 25

The Westwood Village Improvement Association submitted an application to receive a grant to improve Westwood Boulevard. If the application is fully approved, the street may see improvements to infrastructure and appearance.(Daily Bruin file photo)
The Westwood Village Improvement Association submitted an application to receive a grant to improve Westwood Boulevard. If the application is fully approved, the street may see improvements to infrastructure and appearance.(Daily Bruin file photo)

Kelly Lytle Hernández, a UCLA History and African American studies professor, has been appointed as director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies.  (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)
Kelly Lytle Hernández, a UCLA History and African American studies professor, has been appointed as director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies.  (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA ranks fifth among nine UC campuses for number of disciplinary referrals involving alcohol and drugs. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
UCLA ranks fifth among nine UC campuses for number of disciplinary referrals involving alcohol and drugs. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The Daily Bruin won 22 awards at the 2019 California College Media Association contest for PRIME, photography, social media, Arts and Entertainment content and others.  (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
The Daily Bruin won 22 awards at the 2019 California College Media Association contest for PRIME, photography, social media, Arts and Entertainment content and others.  (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Joan Ling is the Howard and Irene Levine Affordable Housing Development Program co-director and an urban planning lecturer. She said the program helps enrollees acquire skills and knowledge that can often take a considerable amount of time to learn when actively working in the field. (Courtesy of Berangere Altier)

Affordable housing development program to expand and launch this summer

UCLA has developed an educational program which aims to help housing professionals address issues regarding affordable housing. The Howard and Irene Levine Affordable Housing Development Program is an interdisciplinary educational curriculum developed jointly by faculty from the UCLA Anderson School of Management’s Ziman Center for Real Estate, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and UCLA School of Law. Read more...

Joan Ling is the Howard and Irene Levine Affordable Housing Development Program co-director and an urban planning lecturer. She said the program helps enrollees acquire skills and knowledge that can often take a considerable amount of time to learn when actively working in the field. (Courtesy of Berangere Altier)

The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Potential zoning revisions to beckon business to Village’s vacant storefronts

Westwood Village may be able to fill vacant storefronts and bring in new businesses by loosening restrictions on dining and parking requirements. The Westwood Village Improvement Association, a nonprofit organization tasked with improving the state of the Village, submitted amendments to the Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations. Read more...

The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)