Friday, May 25


Westwood community members saw Thursday morning that someone had painted a bike lane along Westwood Boulevard. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Westwood Boulevard bike lane prank prompts mixed feelings from community

Westwood residents and community members woke up to a fake bike lane on Westwood Boulevard early Thursday morning. The bike lane, which was drawn in paint along the road, extends from Le Conte Avenue to Lindbrook Drive. Read more...

Photo: Westwood community members saw Thursday morning that someone had painted a bike lane along Westwood Boulevard. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

Westwood community members saw Thursday morning that someone had painted a bike lane along Westwood Boulevard. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)


Victor Avila is the deputy district attorney prosecuting a case involving the 2015 murder of a UCLA student. Avila and Debra Werbel, the defense attorney, gave their opening statements and questioned witnesses during the trial's first day Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Trial begins for 2015 murder of UCLA student Andrea DelVesco

A trial began Tuesday for a case involving the murder of a UCLA student in 2015. County prosecutors accused Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, of the murder of Andrea “Andy” DelVesco, a UCLA student, in her Roebling Avenue apartment on Sept. Read more...

Photo: Victor Avila is the deputy district attorney prosecuting a case involving the 2015 murder of a UCLA student. Avila and Debra Werbel, the defense attorney, gave their opening statements and questioned witnesses during the trial's first day Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Victor Avila is the deputy district attorney prosecuting a case involving the 2015 murder of a UCLA student. Avila and Debra Werbel, the defense attorney, gave their opening statements and questioned witnesses during the trial's first day Tuesday. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Although the new council may address some of students' concerns, others have argued it would be ineffective and would only add to the number of governing bodies in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Quad: Westwood’s situation and the possibilities a new council may afford

Discussions about how to shape Westwood’s future over the past couple of months have been polarizing, to say the least. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, homeowners and business owners, submitted an application in December to subdivide from the Westwood Neighborhood Council and form a new council. Read more...

Photo: Although the new council may address some of students' concerns, others have argued it would be ineffective and would only add to the number of governing bodies in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Although the new council may address some of students' concerns, others have argued it would be ineffective and would only add to the number of governing bodies in Westwood. (Daily Bruin file 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)

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)

Lisa Chapman, Stephen Resnick and Scott Whittle (left to right), members of the Westwood Neighborhood Council, voiced their frustration toward members of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The council issued a vote of no confidence against the department at its Wednesday meeting for its lack of transparency. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

WWNC claims unfair treatment from Department of Neighborhood Empowerment

The Westwood Neighborhood Council issued Wednesday a vote of no confidence against the Los Angeles department that oversees neighborhood councils. The council passed the motion against the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment, which supervises all 96 neighborhood councils in Los Angeles, during its May meeting. Read more...

Photo: Lisa Chapman, Stephen Resnick and Scott Whittle (left to right), members of the Westwood Neighborhood Council, voiced their frustration toward members of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The council issued a vote of no confidence against the department at its Wednesday meeting for its lack of transparency. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)

Lisa Chapman, Stephen Resnick and Scott Whittle (left to right), members of the Westwood Neighborhood Council, voiced their frustration toward members of the Department of Neighborhood Empowerment. The council issued a vote of no confidence against the department at its Wednesday meeting for its lack of transparency. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Assistant Photo editor)