Los Angeles Metro will offer local businesses compensation for lost revenue during construction of the Purple Line Extension into Westwood.
Metro authorized the expansion of the Business Interruption Fund, which provides funds to locally owned small businesses impacted by transit construction, to compensate businesses for revenue lost during construction of the third and final section of the Purple Line Extension.
Students and Westwood residents can attend a free chamber orchestra concert next year.
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council awarded Kaleidoscope, a conductorless chamber orchestra, a $5,000 neighborhood purpose grant at a meeting May 8 to hold a free concert in Westwood in the coming year.
North Westwood organizations have less than two weeks left to potentially receive a neighborhood purpose grant from the current council.
Neighborhood purpose grants, which are grants given by neighborhood councils to benefit community organizations, can be issued in amounts up to $5,000 to eligible organizations, such as approved nonprofit organizations and public schools that lie within the boundaries of their respective councils.
This post was updated April 3 at 3:18 p.m.
A Westwood pizzeria is reopening Wednesday.
800 Degrees Woodfired Kitchen is relaunching its Westwood location with a new franchise operating partner after closing in October.
A civil rights activist and a panel of business professionals spoke about cultural empowerment in business at an event Thursday.
Activist Dolores Huerta spoke about her experiences with labor issues at the inaugural event of the Association of Latino Professionals for America at UCLA, a national business organization for Latino students and professionals that recently re-established a chapter at UCLA during fall quarter.
Los Angeles City Council members opposed changes made to the definition of domestic violence on the United States Department of Justice website.
The DOJ Office on Violence Against Women changed the definition of domestic violence on its website in April, limiting the definition to only felony or misdemeanor crimes.
Los Angeles Metro is considering charging drivers for using LA roadways during peak traffic hours.
The Metro Board of Directors proposed implementing a congestion pricing policy at their January meeting.
A new ordinance proposal may make it easier for restaurants to serve alcohol in Westwood.
The Department of City Planning proposed an ordinance that aims to reduce the processing times and costs of alcoholic beverage permits for sit-down restaurants in response to a motion by the Los Angeles City Council last year.
Schools and local governments could eventually lose up to $1 billion annually if a proposition to provide qualified homeowners a major tax break is approved.
Proposition 5, which will be on the November 2018 statewide ballot, would allow property tax savings for homeowners over 55 years old, homeowners with disabilities and homeowners affected by natural disasters across California.
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