Thursday, May 28

Gov. Newsom enacts statewide eviction moratorium for those affected by COVID-19

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a temporary ban on statewide evictions Friday as the state grapples with the spread of the new coronavirus.   The governor’s executive order is in effect until May 31 and comes amid statewide orders to stay at home, practice social distancing and shut down nonessential businesses. Read more...

Photo: California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a statewide moratorium on evictions Friday in response to the impact of the new coronavirus on incomes. The moratorium will be in effect until May 31 and does not preempt local ordinances that go further. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)


NWWNC approves grants to provide library aide, compost program, Access Day

The local neighborhood council approved three grants for neighborhood projects during a board meeting Wednesday. The North Westwood Neighborhood Council, an organization that represents Westwood Village and UCLA to the Los Angeles City Council, granted neighborhood purpose grants for a computer aide at the Westwood Library, a compost program at the Farmers’ Market and a homelessness outreach event. Read more...

Photo: The North Westwood Neighborhood Council approved three grants during its Wednesday meeting to fund a computer aide at the Westwood Library, a compost program at the Westwood Farmers’ Market and a homelessness outreach event by the local business improvement district. (Daily Bruin file photo)


NWWNC advocates for changes to Westwood specific plan to stimulate business

Some Westwood Village zoning regulations may be reduced or eliminated if the city follows recommendations from a local neighborhood council. The North Westwood Neighborhood Council, a body representing UCLA and the Village to the Los Angeles City Council, recommended changes to food and parking regulations in the Village’s 1989 zoning and regulatory framework known as the Westwood Village Specific Plan. Read more...

Photo: The North Westwood Neighborhood Council recommended Los Angeles City Planning reduce or remove food and parking regulations in Westwood Village during a board meeting Wednesday. The council hopes the changes will attract more businesses to the Village. (Daily Bruin file photo)



UAW Local 2865 files unfair labor practice charges against UC

The union representing University of California student workers filed several unfair labor practice charges against the UC and is considering voting for a systemwide strike, according to a Monday press release. Read more...

Photo: The wildcat strike at UC Santa Cruz sparked solidarity protests at UCLA and other University of California campuses. In response to the strike, UCSC fired and disciplined 54 graduate student workers Friday. The move prompted unfair labor practice charges by the union representing student workers. (Bernard Mendez/Daily Bruin)


Metro, other transit services to offer free transportation on state election day

Anyone in Los Angeles can use public transportation for free on election day. LA Metro is offering free rides on its bus and rail network for all of March 3, according to a Metro press release. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles Metro and other transit agencies will offer free service on election day, March 3. Locals can use public transit to reach three voting centers in Westwood, including Ackerman Union at UCLA, the Hammer Museum in Westwood Village and Warner Avenue Elementary School on Holmby Avenue. (James Schaap/Daily Bruin)




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