New Requirements for Homeless Shelters in L.A. County

Unsafe and unsanitary facilities prompt legislative action. By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles County officials have unanimously approved universal health and safety standards for homeless shelters. "This...

Edify TV Video: Mar Vista Ghost Town

By Edify TV Vision Zero was adopted in Los Angeles with the goal of eliminating traffic deaths by 2025, bringing changes to dangerous streets. Three...

Cracking Down on Disabled Placard Missue

DMV carries out enforcement operation By Sam Catanzaro The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is the subject of much frustration with their long lines...

Westwood Village and UCLA’s New Neighborhood Council

North Westwood Neighborhood Council Holds First Meeting By Sam Catanzaro Westwood Village, part "college town" part bustling commercial center, is one of the more...

Rent Control Expansion, City-Runk Bank, Defeated in Midterms

2018 election results for Los Angeles By Sam Catanzaro Midterm elections are over, and while it is easy to get wrapped up following the results for...

If There Really Is a Blue Wave, Which Seats Go Dem?

Nowhere has talk of an impending “blue wave” sweeping Democrats into Congress and Republicans out been louder and more constant this fall than in...

California Voter Guide

Sorting through the 11 state ballot initiatives. Election day is approaching and while it is easy to get distracted by who and what will be...

Local Leaders Hold Westwood Vigil Following Mass Shooting at Pittsburg Synagogue

Lawmakers, Jewish leaders mourn death of 11 worshippers. By Sam Catanzaro  In the wake of the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday that...

Los Angeles Teachers on Verge of Strike

Over 70,000 West LA students stand to be impacted By Sam Catanzaro Los Angeles teachers are on the verge of striking after a mediation effort...

Gov. Brown Rejects 4 a.m. Last Call Bill

Century City Councilmember celebrates the decision. By Sam Catanzaro California Gov. Jerry Brown recently vetoed a bill that would have allowed bars to extend alcohol...

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Westwood Location Approved by City Council for Bridge Housing Facility

Gayley Avenue building proposed by Councilmember Koretz. By Sam Catanzaro According to the 2018 Los Angeles Point-in-time Homeless Count, there are around 31,516 homeless individuals in the City of Los Angeles and 23,000 of these individuals...

Century City Councilmember Proposes Vegan Requirement for Theaters

Councilmember Koretz proposes requiring movie theatres to serve vegan options.  By Sam Catanzaro A Los Angeles City Councilmember wants to require all movie theatres and large-scale entertainment venues in the city to provide a vegan entree option,...

Mirror Media Group Acquires Palisades News

By Staff Writer  The Mirror Media Group (MMG), publisher of the Century City–Westwood News, has come to an agreement to acquire the Palisades News, giving MMG its seventh local media outlet in the West Los Angeles...