Thursday, May 24


When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension enters preconstruction stage

Metro contractors began preconstruction in Westwood for the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension this week. Workers began relocating utility lines and sawing and potholing areas covering Section 3, the part of the Purple Line that covers Wilshire and Westwood boulevards, on Monday. Read more...

Photo: When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Homeless veterans are able to park in 10 designated parking spots at the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

VA West LA campus designates 10 safe parking spots for homeless veterans

Homeless veterans who live in their cars now have access to 10 safe parking spaces at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs West Los Angeles campus. This is a first step in the VA’s larger initiative to address homelessness, which includes the construction of 110 housing units by 2020 and 1,200 total units to be built on the VA’s West LA campus. Read more...

Photo: Homeless veterans are able to park in 10 designated parking spots at the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Homeless veterans are able to park in 10 designated parking spots at the Department of Veterans Affairs' West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Members of the Department of Veterans Affairs said at a public meeting Thursday it is seeking out a developer to build more than 1,200 housing units for homeless veterans at its West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

VA looks to move forward on West LA plan for housing homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to build more than 1,000 housing units at its West Los Angeles campus. The VA held a public hearing Thursday to gauge public opinion for its plans to provide permanent supportive housing for veterans who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Read more...

Photo: Members of the Department of Veterans Affairs said at a public meeting Thursday it is seeking out a developer to build more than 1,200 housing units for homeless veterans at its West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Members of the Department of Veterans Affairs said at a public meeting Thursday it is seeking out a developer to build more than 1,200 housing units for homeless veterans at its West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Westwood Village Improvement Association plans to submit an application to convert the portion of Broxton Avenue south of the public parking garage into a pedestrian plaza. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Broxton Avenue proposed to turn into pedestrian-only area for events

Westwood officials approved a plan Thursday to transform a portion of Broxton Avenue into a pedestrian-friendly plaza for community events. The Westwood Village Improvement Association Board of Directors approved a proposal to apply for the People St program, which allows the city to transform a road into a pedestrian space for community events. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Village Improvement Association plans to submit an application to convert the portion of Broxton Avenue south of the public parking garage into a pedestrian plaza. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Westwood Village Improvement Association plans to submit an application to convert the portion of Broxton Avenue south of the public parking garage into a pedestrian plaza. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The John Wooden Center is one of two polling locations for the North Westwood Neighborhood Council subdivision special election May 22. Students and Westwood community members will also be able to vote at the Westwood Recreation Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Polling locations announced for neighborhood council special election

Students and Westwood community members will be able to vote to create a new neighborhood council at two locations May 22. The Los Angeles City Clerk released the locations of two polling places in Westwood on Monday for the subdivision process to create the North Westwood Neighborhood Council. Read more...

Photo: The John Wooden Center is one of two polling locations for the North Westwood Neighborhood Council subdivision special election May 22. Students and Westwood community members will also be able to vote at the Westwood Recreation Center. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The John Wooden Center is one of two polling locations for the North Westwood Neighborhood Council subdivision special election May 22. Students and Westwood community members will also be able to vote at the Westwood Recreation Center. (Daily Bruin file 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)

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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