Wednesday, April 1

Metro will partially cover Westwood businesses’ revenue losses during construction

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. Read more...



NWWNC has two weeks to approve grants for local organizations before election

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. Read more...



Dolores Huerta speaks at panel aimed for Latino students interested in business

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. Read more...