Saturday, October 20

A comic that depicts Pacific Electric red cars that ran across Los Angeles County in the first half of the 20th century. (Daily Bruin archives)

LA’s Expo Line Extension: Both new, and nothing new

I remember riding the Expo Line on my way back home from school for the first time two days after it opened in 2012. It was hard to imagine that that same train in four years time would reach the sea and harder to imagine that 60 years prior, the Los Angeles region had done that all the time. Read more...

Photo: A comic that depicts Pacific Electric red cars that ran across Los Angeles County in the first half of the 20th century. (Daily Bruin archives)

A comic that depicts Pacific Electric red cars that ran across Los Angeles County in the first half of the 20th century. (Daily Bruin archives)



Revising the Westwood Village Specific Plan, a document that regulates business development in the district, should be a group effort. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Westwood, for rent: Yesterday’s plan, tomorrow’s Village

The fourth post in a series on Westwood. This week: why – and how – the Westwood Village Specific Plan should be updated. Imagine a Westwood Village with a lack of balance in its businesses: more than a dozen movie screens and 15 burger joints, but no grocery stores. Read more...

Photo: Revising the Westwood Village Specific Plan, a document that regulates business development in the district, should be a group effort. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Revising the Westwood Village Specific Plan, a document that regulates business development in the district, should be a group effort. (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)



The Holmby Hall clock tower building is a symbol of Westwood Village – and a reminder of the bygone glory days of the business district. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Westwood, for rent: The Village’s past and present

Editor’s note: This is the first in a weekly series about the rise, decline and future of Westwood Village, a historic Los Angeles business district located near some of the wealthiest areas of the city: Bel Air, Brentwood and Beverly Hills. Read more...

Photo: The Holmby Hall clock tower building is a symbol of Westwood Village – and a reminder of the bygone glory days of the business district. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Holmby Hall clock tower building is a symbol of Westwood Village – and a reminder of the bygone glory days of the business district. (Daily Bruin file photo)


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