A defense attorney representing Alberto Medina, who allegedly murdered Andrea “Andy” DelVesco in 2015, said he had killed her.
Debra Werbel, the attorney representing Medina, a former Fresno State University student accused of murdering DelVesco, a UCLA student, said while the defense concedes Medina did kill DelVesco, the murder was not premeditated and the charge of murder in the first degree is too severe.
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.
The Westwood Neighborhood Council is calling on the city to include the Los Angeles National Cemetery and the Westwood Hills Property Owners Association in its boundaries if a vote to subdivide the council passes.
Several Westwood community members think a proposed neighborhood council should not include Persian Square while others believe the new council would benefit the Persian community.
Westwood Forward, a coalition of students, business owners and homeowners created earlier in November, proposed subdividing the Westwood Neighborhood Council to better represent the interests of students and business owners near UCLA.
“No Offense, But” is back after a brief hiatus! This week, Opinion editor Keshav Tadimeti, assistant Opinion editor Abhishek Shetty, News editor Rupan Bharanidaran, city and crime editor Jacob Preal and News contributor Alana Mouchard talk about the Westwood Forward coalition, which aims to create a new neighborhood council for Westwood Village.
A new cosmetics store opened its doors in Westwood for the first time Friday after months of delays.
ULTA Beauty, a beauty store that sells makeup, skincare and hair products, opened on the corner of Kinross and Gayley avenues.
Student leaders said at a town hall meeting Thursday they want to create a more representative and democratic council to represent Westwood.
Westwood Forward, a student-run coalition that is also comprised of local homeowners and business owners, held a town hall meeting in Ackerman Union to address more than 45 members of the public about plans to subdivide the Westwood Neighborhood Council.
Legal experts and activists said at a symposium Friday they think the United States needs to improve its prisons’ mental and physical health care systems.
About a dozen lawyers, academics and activists attended UCLA Law Review Discourse’s first symposium about health care issues in prisons and the long-term physical and psychological consequences of prison life on formerly incarcerated people.
The City of Los Angeles will consider a proposal at its meeting Nov. 8 that could criminalize speaking out of turn at city council meetings.
The city council’s Public Safety Committee planned to vote on an ordinance last week that would make it illegal to break rules posted on signs in civic buildings, libraries and public parks, but postponed voting on the ordinance until the next city committee meeting.
Students now have several boba options in the Westwood Village area and on campus.
Lollicup Fresh, a boba restaurant that currently has a location in Ackerman Union on campus, opened its Westwood Village location on Oct.
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