Sunday, July 21

Westwood used to have a more prominent nightlife scene. However, the Village has consistently faced legal hurdles to expanding its providing students entertainment after 10 p.m. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Westwood has seen nightlife shuttered by local competition, city regulations

Westwood has always faced legal hurdles to expanding its nightlife scene and providing students entertainment after 10 p.m. Organizations like the North Westwood Neighborhood Council have supported the establishment of businesses in Westwood to improve the nightlife scene – such as Rocco’s Tavern and Broxton Brewery – to serve customers from dinnertime onward. Read more...

Photo: Westwood used to have a more prominent nightlife scene. However, the Village has consistently faced legal hurdles to expanding its providing students entertainment after 10 p.m. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Westwood used to have a more prominent nightlife scene. However, the Village has consistently faced legal hurdles to expanding its providing students entertainment after 10 p.m. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Three Westwood community members are listed as filing 44 of 72 appeals against Westwood businesses and properties since 1998. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Document shows three people account for majority of property appeals in Westwood

Nearly two-thirds of appeals against Westwood businesses and properties in the last 20 years were made by the same three community members. A document compiled by the Los Angeles Department of City Planning listed 72 appeals made since 1998. Read more...

Photo: Three Westwood community members are listed as filing 44 of 72 appeals against Westwood businesses and properties since 1998. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Three Westwood community members are listed as filing 44 of 72 appeals against Westwood businesses and properties since 1998. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Movie premieres at theaters in Westwood may be affecting businesses due to closed streets and lack of parking. Business owners have also said theaters give inadequate notice on when premieres will be held. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Committee discusses movie premieres’ impact on Westwood Village businesses

Westwood business owners expressed concerns that movie premieres in the Village may negatively impact their businesses. At a Westwood Village Improvement Association committee meeting April 18, merchants raised concerns about the effect movie premieres may have on their businesses by closing streets and limiting parking. Read more...

Photo: Movie premieres at theaters in Westwood may be affecting businesses due to closed streets and lack of parking. Business owners have also said theaters give inadequate notice on when premieres will be held. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Movie premieres at theaters in Westwood may be affecting businesses due to closed streets and lack of parking. Business owners have also said theaters give inadequate notice on when premieres will be held. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Members of Westwood and Los Angeles hosted a Connect Day at the Westwood Recreation Center on April 24 to help homeless people get access to essential services. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Westwood Connect Day provisions homeless individuals, sponsored by NWWNC and WWNC

Westwood and Los Angeles community groups and government organizations connected homeless individuals with needed services at an event Wednesday. Westwood Connect Day, held at the Westwood Recreation Center, featured over 40 city, state, county and nonprofit organizations that provided free services such as food, haircuts and clothing to homeless individuals. Read more...

Photo: Members of Westwood and Los Angeles hosted a Connect Day at the Westwood Recreation Center on April 24 to help homeless people get access to essential services. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Members of Westwood and Los Angeles hosted a Connect Day at the Westwood Recreation Center on April 24 to help homeless people get access to essential services. (Mia Kayser/Daily Bruin staff)

Sepi's, a sports bar on Le Conte Avenue, announced it would close at the end of the month after 50 years in Westwood. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Westwood community expresses support for Sepi’s after announcement of closure

A crowd erupted with cheers after witnessing a narrow basketball game win, filling a Westwood bar shoulder-to-shoulder. Sports memorabilia and brightly lit signs lined the green walls, with customers crowding tables for a better view of the numerous television screens. Read more...

Photo: Sepi's, a sports bar on Le Conte Avenue, announced it would close at the end of the month after 50 years in Westwood. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

Sepi's, a sports bar on Le Conte Avenue, announced it would close at the end of the month after 50 years in Westwood. (Daniel Leibowitz/Daily Bruin staff)

The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)

Students express support for boycott of hotels over anti-gay laws in Brunei

Several students said they support continuing a boycott of two hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei after the country instituted anti-LGBTQ laws. The Sultan of Brunei announced a new penal code based on Sharia law which included punishment of homosexuality and adultery by stoning or whipping to death April 3, prompting calls for boycotts of hotels owned by the Sultan in the United States. Read more...

Photo: The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)

The Hotel Bel-Air, less than two miles from campus, is owned by the Sultan of Brunei. Several students have said they are boycotting the hotels after recent controversy. (Courtesy of Hotel Bel-Air)



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