Monday, September 16


The Westwood Neighborhood Council wants Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz to veto the decision on the official borders of a new neighborhood council. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

WWNC requests for LA council member’s veto of new neighborhood council’s borders

The Westwood Neighborhood Council wants a Los Angeles City council member to veto the decision on the official borders of a new neighborhood council. The WWNC created a motion Aug. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Neighborhood Council wants Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz to veto the decision on the official borders of a new neighborhood council. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

The Westwood Neighborhood Council wants Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Koretz to veto the decision on the official borders of a new neighborhood council. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

The UCLA Office of Emergency Management plans to install speakers throughout campus in 2019 to issue immediate alerts in emergency situations, such as fires or active shooters. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Campuswide speaker system to be installed, facilitate emergency announcements

UCLA will install speakers on campus next year to make announcements during emergencies. The UCLA Office of Emergency Management will implement a new speaker system along poles and buildings on Bruin Walk in 2019 in order to issue immediate emergency alerts about situations, such as fires or active shooters, said OEM director Art Kirkland, in a June interview. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Office of Emergency Management plans to install speakers throughout campus in 2019 to issue immediate alerts in emergency situations, such as fires or active shooters. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

The UCLA Office of Emergency Management plans to install speakers throughout campus in 2019 to issue immediate alerts in emergency situations, such as fires or active shooters. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)


Laura Winikow and Lisa Chapman listen to public comment during a Westwood Neighborhood Council meeting. Those advocating for the creation of the council in 2009 faced similar road blocks to members of Westwood Forward. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

WWNC history marked by debate over proper representation of community

Margaret Jacob had to find a gavel at a town hall meeting to calm down the crowd after it got out of control. The meeting was held to decide on the creation of the Westwood Neighborhood Council in 2010. Read more...

Photo: Laura Winikow and Lisa Chapman listen to public comment during a Westwood Neighborhood Council meeting. Those advocating for the creation of the council in 2009 faced similar road blocks to members of Westwood Forward. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

Laura Winikow and Lisa Chapman listen to public comment during a Westwood Neighborhood Council meeting. Those advocating for the creation of the council in 2009 faced similar road blocks to members of Westwood Forward. (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)

Law student to end five-year run on Westwood Neighborhood Council

Angus Beverly has seen more students engage with local issues since he became a board member of the Westwood Neighborhood Council. Beverly, a student at UCLA School of Law, is ending his term on the Westwood Neighborhood Council, which advises the city council on Westwood issues, after graduating on May 11. Read more...

Photo: 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)


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