Tuesday, November 20

The California Supreme Court overturned an appeals court decision to reject a case between UCLA alumna Catherine Rosen and the University of California Board of Regents. Rosen sued the UC for negligence after she was stabbed by another student while in a chemistry lab in 2009. (Daily Bruin file photo)

California Supreme Court rules alumna can sue UCLA for 2009 stabbing

The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of letting a UCLA alumna who was stabbed by a fellow student in 2009 move forward with a lawsuit against the university. Read more...

Photo: The California Supreme Court overturned an appeals court decision to reject a case between UCLA alumna Catherine Rosen and the University of California Board of Regents. Rosen sued the UC for negligence after she was stabbed by another student while in a chemistry lab in 2009. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The California Supreme Court overturned an appeals court decision to reject a case between UCLA alumna Catherine Rosen and the University of California Board of Regents. Rosen sued the UC for negligence after she was stabbed by another student while in a chemistry lab in 2009. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Michael Skiles, an organizer for Westwood Forward, said students and some Westwood community members want to create a new neighborhood council that better represents their interests. The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will host an election May 22 to decide whether the current Westwood Neighborhood Council should be split apart. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Neighborhood empowerment department approves vote for new Village council

City officials have approved an election for students and Westwood community members to create a new neighborhood council. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and Westwood community members, submitted an application to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council in December because they felt the current council did not adequately represent students or address their concerns. Read more...

Photo: Michael Skiles, an organizer for Westwood Forward, said students and some Westwood community members want to create a new neighborhood council that better represents their interests. The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will host an election May 22 to decide whether the current Westwood Neighborhood Council should be split apart. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Michael Skiles, an organizer for Westwood Forward, said students and some Westwood community members want to create a new neighborhood council that better represents their interests. The Department of Neighborhood Empowerment will host an election May 22 to decide whether the current Westwood Neighborhood Council should be split apart. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)


The UCLA Extension building is about a block away from the Fox Westwood Village Theater. The Westwood History and Architecture Association is suing UCLA and the UC over a building proposal for a 17-story unit for student housing.

Westwood group sues, files petition against proposed UCLA housing project

A Westwood group is suing the University of California and UCLA over a proposed student-housing project in Westwood Village. The Westwood History and Architecture Association and Steve Sann, chair of the Westwood Community Council, filed a petition Wednesday ordering UCLA to halt a building project at the UCLA Extension site building on Le Conte Avenue. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Extension building is about a block away from the Fox Westwood Village Theater. The Westwood History and Architecture Association is suing UCLA and the UC over a building proposal for a 17-story unit for student housing.

The UCLA Extension building is about a block away from the Fox Westwood Village Theater. The Westwood History and Architecture Association is suing UCLA and the UC over a building proposal for a 17-story unit for student housing.



A meeting between city officials and Westwood Forward, a student-led coalition calling for the creation of a new neighborhood council, was rescheduled to March 13. If the application to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council is approved, students may be able to vote for a new council May 22. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Los Angeles officials postpone meeting with Westwood Forward

City officials have rescheduled a meeting with student leaders that would determine whether they can hold an election for a new neighborhood council for Westwood. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and community members proposing a new neighborhood council, is now scheduled to meet with the Board of Neighborhood Commissioners and the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment on March 13. Read more...

Photo: A meeting between city officials and Westwood Forward, a student-led coalition calling for the creation of a new neighborhood council, was rescheduled to March 13. If the application to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council is approved, students may be able to vote for a new council May 22. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

A meeting between city officials and Westwood Forward, a student-led coalition calling for the creation of a new neighborhood council, was rescheduled to March 13. If the application to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council is approved, students may be able to vote for a new council May 22. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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