Thursday, April 26

Angus Beverly, who is graduating from UCLA law in May, had his last meeting on the Westwood Neighborhood Council in March. Beverly, one of the council's student members, served on the council for more than five years and helped address Westwood's traffic and safety problems. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)
Angus Beverly, who is graduating from UCLA law in May, had his last meeting on the Westwood Neighborhood Council in March. Beverly, one of the council's student members, served on the council for more than five years and helped address Westwood's traffic and safety problems. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

One of the Westwood stations for the Los Angeles Metro Purple Line extension project will be located at the intersection of Westwood and Wilshire boulevards. Both Westwood stations will be built from concrete and stainless steel and feature glass overhangs. (Courtesy of Los Angeles Metro)
One of the Westwood stations for the Los Angeles Metro Purple Line extension project will be located at the intersection of Westwood and Wilshire boulevards. Both Westwood stations will be built from concrete and stainless steel and feature glass overhangs. (Courtesy of Los Angeles Metro)

BruinBus, which provides year-round transportation to students and faculty traveling around campus, will be adding new stops to its routes starting April 16. (Daily Bruin file photo)
BruinBus, which provides year-round transportation to students and faculty traveling around campus, will be adding new stops to its routes starting April 16. (Daily Bruin file photo)

If the city approves the proposal, stakeholders in Westwood will be able to vote to break UCLA, Westwood and North Village away from current council boundaries. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

City board to decide on Westwood Forward’s subdivision election proposal

UCLA students and Westwood community members are one step closer to voting on the creation of a new neighborhood council. The Board of Neighborhood Commissioners, which oversees neighborhood councils in Los Angeles, held a special town hall meeting Tuesday to take public comment about Westwood Forward’s proposal to separate UCLA and Westwood Village from the Westwood Neighborhood Council. Read more...

If the city approves the proposal, stakeholders in Westwood will be able to vote to break UCLA, Westwood and North Village away from current council boundaries. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Michael Skiles, Graduate Students Association president, said the student-led Westwood Forward coalition wants to create a new neighborhood council to better represent their interests. The Westwood Village Improvement Association voted 6 to 4 on Thursday in support of the coalition’s proposal. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Michael Skiles, Graduate Students Association president, said the student-led Westwood Forward coalition wants to create a new neighborhood council to better represent their interests. The Westwood Village Improvement Association voted 6 to 4 on Thursday in support of the coalition’s proposal. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

RecycLA provides commercial properties with opportunities to recycle including with additional recycle bins and rebate systems for businesses that recycle. However, the program received more than 28,000 complaints about missed pickups as of January. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Westwood business owners consider recycling program inefficient, expensive

Some business owners in Westwood said they think a new city recycling program costs too much and has neglected to pick up their trash. RecycLA, a program launched in July 2017 to promote recycling and reduce waste within the city, provides commercial properties with opportunities to recycle, which includes additional recycle bins and rebate systems for businesses that recycle. Read more...

RecycLA provides commercial properties with opportunities to recycle including with additional recycle bins and rebate systems for businesses that recycle. However, the program received more than 28,000 complaints about missed pickups as of January. (Daily Bruin file photo)