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The Agora is a proposed 16-story housing development on Hilgard Avenue. The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted to endorse the project Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

USAC votes in support of The Agora, citing potential to bring down housing costs

Student government endorsed a high-rise housing project in Westwood on Tuesday. The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted unanimously, with four abstentions, to support The Agora, a proposed 16-story high-rise project on Hilgard Avenue. Read more...

Photo: The Agora is a proposed 16-story housing development on Hilgard Avenue. The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted to endorse the project Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

The Agora is a proposed 16-story housing development on Hilgard Avenue. The Undergraduate Students Association Council voted to endorse the project Tuesday. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Broxton Brewery is the first business able to serve their own brewed beer since the North Westwood Neighborhood Council was formed in May. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Broxton Brewery begins brewing in-house beer with support from Westwood councils

This post was updated Feb. 20 at 6:32 p.m. Broxton Brewery began brewing its own beer in its on-site microbrewery Feb. 9, marking the first time a brewery has served its own alcohol in Westwood since a new neighborhood council was formed last year. Read more...

Photo: Broxton Brewery is the first business able to serve their own brewed beer since the North Westwood Neighborhood Council was formed in May. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Broxton Brewery is the first business able to serve their own brewed beer since the North Westwood Neighborhood Council was formed in May. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)


The Agora is a proposed 16-story housing project on Hilgard Avenue. The Westwood Neighborhood Council voted to maintain its opposition to the project Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Aaron Green)

Westwood Neighborhood Council opposes The Agora plans amid building controversy

The Westwood Neighborhood Council voted to maintain its opposition to a high-rise housing project in Westwood. The WWNC reviewed its initial vote in January to oppose The Agora, a 16-story housing project on Hilgard Avenue, on Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: The Agora is a proposed 16-story housing project on Hilgard Avenue. The Westwood Neighborhood Council voted to maintain its opposition to the project Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Aaron Green)

The Agora is a proposed 16-story housing project on Hilgard Avenue. The Westwood Neighborhood Council voted to maintain its opposition to the project Feb. 13. (Courtesy of Aaron Green)


The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Potential zoning revisions to beckon business to Village’s vacant storefronts

Westwood Village may be able to fill vacant storefronts and bring in new businesses by loosening restrictions on dining and parking requirements. The Westwood Village Improvement Association, a nonprofit organization tasked with improving the state of the Village, submitted amendments to the Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Westwood Village Specific Plan, the master planning document that outlines zoning regulations, may be updated soon. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Agora is a proposed 16-story high-rise apartment complex on Hilgard Avenue. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and Westwood stakeholders, announced their support of the housing project last week. (Courtesy of Aaron Green)

Westwood Forward endorses The Agora citing potential as affordable student housing

A student coalition endorsed a high-rise housing project in Westwood in response to various community organizations that have opposed the development. The Westwood Forward student leadership committee endorsed The Agora housing development, a proposed 16-story apartment complex on Hilgard Avenue, at their meeting Jan. Read more...

Photo: The Agora is a proposed 16-story high-rise apartment complex on Hilgard Avenue. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and Westwood stakeholders, announced their support of the housing project last week. (Courtesy of Aaron Green)

The Agora is a proposed 16-story high-rise apartment complex on Hilgard Avenue. Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and Westwood stakeholders, announced their support of the housing project last week. (Courtesy of Aaron Green)


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