Wednesday, April 1

Temporary shelters open across LA to house homeless in novel coronavirus pandemic

The Westwood Recreation Center has been temporarily sheltering locals experiencing homelessness since March 20 amid “safer at home” orders, raising concerns about health safety. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti directed the city’s homeless population of approximately 59,000 to move indoors in response to the exponential spread of the new coronavirus in LA County. Read more...




Faculty housing project prioritization points to larger affordability concerns

A planned faculty housing building on Hilgard Avenue will continue to prioritize tenure-track faculty over adjunct professors or lecturers, according to UCLA media relations. Ladder-rank or tenure-track faculty are prioritized for faculty housing over appointees in the clinical professor series, adjunct professor series and lecturers at UCLA. Read more...




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...



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