Grand theft auto and motor vehicle break-ins in West Los Angeles spiked since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.
According to data from the LAPD, there were 663 reported grand theft auto cases in West LA from March 20 to Feb.
A Los Angeles-based healthy food chain opened a new location in Westwood Village on Friday.
Kreation Organic Juicery, which specializes in healthy smoothies, acai bowls and juices, is located on Westwood Boulevard, occupying a space previously occupied by the sandwich chain Jimmy John’s.
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council is the official neighborhood council representing Westwood Village and UCLA to the Los Angeles City Council. Council meetings are held each month and open to the public via Zoom.
Some restaurant workers and customers in Westwood said the reopening of outdoor dining on Friday may be good for businesses, but they are concerned about high COVID-19 case numbers in Los Angeles.
The association that represents Westwood businesses is hoping to expedite amendments to regulations in the Westwood Village Specific Plan that would make it easier for businesses to recover after the COVID-19 pandemic.
The intersection of Kelton Avenue and Ophir Drive now has a four-way stop sign.
The North Westwood Neighborhood Council unanimously voted in December to support setting up a four-way stop sign after a student living on Kelton Avenue expressed concern about the intersection’s lack of a stop sign.
A local neighborhood council held a budget town hall Saturday to discuss the city of Los Angeles’ budget and encourage LA residents to get involved in the city’s budgeting process.
A temporary shelter established to house individuals experiencing homelessness during the pandemic has been closed since September, leaving many without shelter during the worst COVID-19 spike in LA County.
University police arrested a 43-year-old man at UCLA Weyburn Terrace Apartments on Nov. 23 on several charges, according to a Tuesday UCPD press release.
Charles Branch, a Los Angeles resident not affiliated with UCLA, was charged with burglary, possession of a controlled substance and paraphernalia and a probation violation, according to the press release.
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