The map presents data collected by LAPD on arrests between 2019 and 2022. Outlined is Westwood. Sources: UCPD. Graphic reporting by Sharla Steinman, Daily Bruin contributor.
The Los Angeles Department of Housing and Urban Development created a waiver last month to expedite the process of providing those experiencing homelessness with permanent housing.
The Los Angeles City Council is looking into expanding and redistricting as well as reforming the Ethics Commission.
The Ad Hoc Committee on City Governance Reform, created and chaired by Council President Paul Krekorian, heard ideas from the community on how to reform the council during an August meeting.
A team of researchers including a UCLA associate professor has called for increased shade in low-income urban areas.
In a July commentary published in Nature by UCLA associate professor Kelly Turner and two Arizona State University faculty members, the authors discuss the phenomenon of shade deserts – areas with little to no protection from sun exposure and heat that tend to be concentrated in low-income neighborhoods.
A roughly 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near Ojai, California, on Sunday afternoon.
The earthquake, which was felt in Westwood and at UCLA, had an epicenter around four miles southeast of Ojai, 80 miles away from Los Angeles, according to the city of Los Angeles.
A trade union launched a new initiative in July that includes a national bus tour, with a stop in Los Angeles on Saturday.
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – a trade union of public employees – launched its Staff the Front Lines initiative in July, which entails a bus tour across the U.S.
This post was updated July 16 at 5:25 p.m.
Thousands of hotel workers on strike across Los Angeles marched from the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel to the Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel on Thursday.
This post was updated July 16 at 5:33 p.m.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved two homelessness prevention motions Tuesday.
More protections were added to the county’s Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protections Ordinance, while a new motion was passed to establish a Right to Counsel Ordinance, which provides guaranteed legal representation to residents at risk of becoming unhoused.
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