Thursday, July 20

Westwood Neighborhood Council recap – March 8

The Westwood Neighborhood Council meets monthly to discuss issues pertaining to Westwood Village and the surrounding areas. Comments by public officials Christopher Ragsdale, a Los Angeles Police Department officer for Westwood, said residential burglaries and automobile crimes continue to increase in the district. Read more...



Jesse Creed and Mark Herd (left), candidates for LA City Council District 5, debated Westwood issues, including homelessness and business development, with incumbent Councilmember Paul Koretz (right) at a community forum Tuesday. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin) Photo credit: Jacob Preal

Potential LA City Council members hold debate for District 5

Candidates for the Los Angeles City Council District 5 seat debated homelessness, business development and other Westwood issues Tuesday night. Challengers Jesse Creed and Mark Herd attacked incumbent Councilmember Paul Koretz’s record on city council items, while Koretz emphasized his experience and successes working with the city. Read more...

Photo: Jesse Creed and Mark Herd (left), candidates for LA City Council District 5, debated Westwood issues, including homelessness and business development, with incumbent Councilmember Paul Koretz (right) at a community forum Tuesday. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin) Photo credit: Jacob Preal

Jesse Creed and Mark Herd (left), candidates for LA City Council District 5, debated Westwood issues, including homelessness and business development, with incumbent Councilmember Paul Koretz (right) at a community forum Tuesday. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin) Photo credit: Jacob Preal


Freddy Augustin runs a fruit cart at the corner of Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue. He said he thinks his business would improve if street vending were decriminalized. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Westwood leaders respond to LA’s plan to decriminalize street vending

The Los Angeles City Council is planning to decriminalize and regulate street vending to protect LA’s immigrant population from being deported. The council is trying to shield street vendors from President Donald Trump’s executive order, which would deport immigrants with minor crimes or a perceived history of criminal acts, according to the Los Angeles Times. Read more...

Photo: Freddy Augustin runs a fruit cart at the corner of Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue. He said he thinks his business would improve if street vending were decriminalized. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Freddy Augustin runs a fruit cart at the corner of Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue. He said he thinks his business would improve if street vending were decriminalized. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)


Students can now catch the BruinBus at the Hammer Museum, Westwood Boulevard and Murphy Hall. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

BruinBus adds three new stops to routes, more access to Westwood

Students will be able to catch the BruinBus at three additional locations on campus and in Westwood. Students and staff taking the northbound Wilshire route through Westwood Village can now stop behind the Hammer Museum on Lindbrook Drive. Read more...

Photo: Students can now catch the BruinBus at the Hammer Museum, Westwood Boulevard and Murphy Hall. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Students can now catch the BruinBus at the Hammer Museum, Westwood Boulevard and Murphy Hall. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)