Wednesday, October 18

UCLA and the Westwood Village Improvement Association hosted the first annual UCLA Westwood Village Block Party on Sunday. New students were treated to free samples from Westwood businesses, a roller-skating rink and petting zoo on Broxton Avenue. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Westwood Village Block Party brings local businesses closer to students

Waves of new students entered Westwood Village to roller skate and try food samples at a block party Sunday afternoon. UCLA and the Westwood Village Improvement Association partnered to host the first annual UCLA Westwood Village Block Party as students moved in over the weekend. Read more...

Photo: UCLA and the Westwood Village Improvement Association hosted the first annual UCLA Westwood Village Block Party on Sunday. New students were treated to free samples from Westwood businesses, a roller-skating rink and petting zoo on Broxton Avenue. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA and the Westwood Village Improvement Association hosted the first annual UCLA Westwood Village Block Party on Sunday. New students were treated to free samples from Westwood businesses, a roller-skating rink and petting zoo on Broxton Avenue. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)


The Westwood Village Improvement Association is looking to change the definition of restaurants in the Westwood Specific Plan. Currently, businesses like 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria and In-N-Out are categorized as fast-food restaurants. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Update to Westwood Village plan may fill vacancies with new restaurants

Westwood Village may start loosening up business planning restrictions to attract more commercial renters to fill its empty storefronts. In an attempt to combat vacancy, the Westwood Village Improvement Association asked the city to update the Village’s regulations governing food establishments in August. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Village Improvement Association is looking to change the definition of restaurants in the Westwood Specific Plan. Currently, businesses like 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria and In-N-Out are categorized as fast-food restaurants. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Westwood Village Improvement Association is looking to change the definition of restaurants in the Westwood Specific Plan. Currently, businesses like 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria and In-N-Out are categorized as fast-food restaurants. (Mackenzie Possee/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – Sept. 14

The Westwood Neighborhood Council meets monthly to discuss issues pertaining to Westwood Village and the surrounding areas. Comments by public officials Brian Wendling, captain of the West Los Angeles Community Police Station, said Westwood Village saw an increase in robberies at the beginning of the year, but the numbers have since died down. Read more...


Native American students and activists said they think Los Angeles' decision to create an Indigenous Peoples Day will bring more attention to Native American issues, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Native Americans at UCLA celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day naming

This post was updated Sept. 11 at 9:18 a.m. Clementine Bordeaux, a member of the Rosebud Lakota tribe, said she was surprised when the Los Angeles City Council voted to replace Columbus Day with a holiday honoring indigenous peoples. Read more...

Photo: Native American students and activists said they think Los Angeles' decision to create an Indigenous Peoples Day will bring more attention to Native American issues, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Native American students and activists said they think Los Angeles' decision to create an Indigenous Peoples Day will bring more attention to Native American issues, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Daily Bruin file photo)




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