Thursday, December 5

Members of the Department of Veterans Affairs said at a public meeting Thursday it is seeking out a developer to build more than 1,200 housing units for homeless veterans at its West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

VA looks to move forward on West LA plan for housing homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to build more than 1,000 housing units at its West Los Angeles campus. The VA held a public hearing Thursday to gauge public opinion for its plans to provide permanent supportive housing for veterans who are homeless or at risk of being homeless. Read more...

Photo: Members of the Department of Veterans Affairs said at a public meeting Thursday it is seeking out a developer to build more than 1,200 housing units for homeless veterans at its West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Members of the Department of Veterans Affairs said at a public meeting Thursday it is seeking out a developer to build more than 1,200 housing units for homeless veterans at its West Los Angeles campus. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Kony Pizza, which serves Italian and New York-style food, opened on the corner of Gayley and Kinross avenues April 3. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

New restaurant spices up the pizza scene in Westwood Village

A new pizza restaurant in Westwood is serving up Italian and New York-style food. King of New York Pizza opened at the corner of Gayley and Kinross avenues April 3. Read more...

Photo: Kony Pizza, which serves Italian and New York-style food, opened on the corner of Gayley and Kinross avenues April 3. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Kony Pizza, which serves Italian and New York-style food, opened on the corner of Gayley and Kinross avenues April 3. (Jacob Preal/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Kopan Ramen, a new restaurant in Westwood, specializes in tonkatsu, or pork broth ramen. The restaurant specifically caters to teenagers and college-aged people. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Kopan Ramen expands to Westwood, serves up bold options for students

Students can now slurp up ramen at another restaurant in Westwood. Kopan Ramen, a restaurant that serves Japanese-style noodles with meat broth, opened its 10th location in Westwood on March 27. Read more...

Photo: Kopan Ramen, a new restaurant in Westwood, specializes in tonkatsu, or pork broth ramen. The restaurant specifically caters to teenagers and college-aged people. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Kopan Ramen, a new restaurant in Westwood, specializes in tonkatsu, or pork broth ramen. The restaurant specifically caters to teenagers and college-aged people. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

California senator advocates for gun control in talk at UCLA hospital

Josh Stepakoff was shot in his left leg and left hip when he was 6 while attending a day camp in the North Valley Jewish Community Center in August 1999. Read more...

Photo: Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Sen. Dianne Feinstein met activists, gun shooting survivors and medical personnel at the UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, following the March for Our Lives over the weekend. (Sharon Zhen/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Los Angeles opened a dog park at the Westwood Recreation Center on Dec. 18. Many residents said they enjoy the new dog park and think it is a great place for their dogs to run around and play. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Westwoof: Dog park opens at neighborhood recreation center

Dogs have a new place to run around following the opening of a new dog park in Westwood. The city opened a dog park at the Westwood Recreation Center on Dec. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles opened a dog park at the Westwood Recreation Center on Dec. 18. Many residents said they enjoy the new dog park and think it is a great place for their dogs to run around and play. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Los Angeles opened a dog park at the Westwood Recreation Center on Dec. 18. Many residents said they enjoy the new dog park and think it is a great place for their dogs to run around and play. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and business and home owners, hosted a second town hall meeting Monday to discuss plans for a new neighborhood council. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Local business owners share opinions on Westwood Forward proposal

This post was updated Nov. 30 at 3:15 p.m. Local business owners and residents said at a town hall Monday they support a proposal for a new Westwood council even though they are not included within its boundaries. Read more...

Photo: Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and business and home owners, hosted a second town hall meeting Monday to discuss plans for a new neighborhood council. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Westwood Forward, a coalition of students and business and home owners, hosted a second town hall meeting Monday to discuss plans for a new neighborhood council. (Ryan Leou/Daily Bruin senior staff)