Tragedies like the Sandy Hook shooting strike, and the country turns its attention to mental illness. But this is a conversation that needs to go deeper and last longer. KPCC journalists want Southern California community members to lead the conversation.
Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 22, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
On Feb 19 the LA Department of City Planning held its Westside public hearing on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for implementation of the 2010 Bicycle Plan. The capacity crowd of nearly 100 seemed about evenly divided between yeas and nays, although the nays were certainly rowdier.
The proposal for floating bike lanes on Westwood Blvd (see my Feb 15…Continue
The Council’s Feb 14 meeting featured a discussion of proposed bike lanes for Westwood Blvd.
The discussion kicked off with a PowerPoint presentation by Eric Bruins of the LA County Bicycle Coalition. For the stretch between Santa Monica and Pico, Bruins pitched a creative proposal involving floating bike lanes as an alternative to the city’s proposal. A city representative who was present said the city was prepared to support the LACBC proposal and noted such a design has been…Continue
Like the proliferation of mattress stores, we now have a proliferation of massage parlors.
These are NOT allowed in the Neighborhood Oriented District (NOD) that runs along Pico and up Westwood.
Some are perfectly legit, if they were allowed, but they are not. And some of them, most notably the most recent addition across from the Landmark, may be something "more" than massage, at least according to a few websites and Craigslist.
Please come to the Westside Neighborhood Council meeting this Thursday evening at 7 p.m.
There will be someone from the LA Bike Coalition discussing proposed bike lanes on Sepulveda, Westwood, and Avenue of the Stars -- something that is scheduled for hearing on February 19th.
We love cycling and want to create a bike network on the Westside, but anyone who walks or drives down Westwood between Pico and Santa Monica knows that taking out lanes, or parking, or…Continue
Added by Ashley Alvarado on February 11, 2013 at 1:13pm — No Comments
Junior's Deli on Westwood Blvd. is now Lenny's Deli. Starting Thursday, Feb. 7, the new restaurant at the site of Rancho Park's famed deli will beginning serving staples like pastrami, corned beef, chopped liver and a burger called the Rosenberger.…