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  1. City to Let Some Lawns Go BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Los Angeles City Council agreed today to turn off the sprinklers on large city lawns not used for recreation amid the statewide drought.Get Patched in! Sign up for the daily newsletter from Westwood-Century City Patch.The council also voted to instruct the Department of Water and Power and city staff to report back on the their progress in replacing the city's turf lawns with drought-tolerant landscaping.Lawns bigger than 1,000 square feet will be required to adhere to the watering ban, while the watering of smaller lawns will be up to the building managers, a council aide said.The council made an exception for trees and shrubs, which will still be watered.A sign will be posted at the lawns to explain why the city has allowed them to go brown, and also direct residents to water conservation information.The motion approved by the council also instructs staff to provide a list of ... (more)


  2. Former 'Scandal' Star Is No-Show in Court Following Alleged Bar Fight in West L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    Former "Scandal" cast member Columbus Keith Short failed to show up in court today on charges that he knocked out a man at a West Los Angeles restaurant , prompting a judge to issue a bench warrant for the actor's arrest. A preliminary hearing had been scheduled to determine whether there was sufficient evidence to proceed to trial on a felony count of battery with serious bodily injury against Short, who is accused of punching a San Bernardino man during an engagement party on March 15. If convicted of the felony charge, Short faces up to four years in prison, according to the District Attorney's Office.


  3. Marijuana Dispensary Raided in WestwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    Federal officials were mum today about what led them to raid two marijuana dispensaries, one in West Hollywood and another in Westwood, whose staff claimed they were operating within the bounds of California's medical cannabis laws. The raids by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration happened Thursday at two dispensaries operated by the same company, known as The Farmacy, said Vijay Rathie, special agent and public information officer for the DEA's Los Angeles field division.


  4. UCLA Medical Center ID'd as Priority Hospital for Ebola CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    The University of California's five medical centers, including those in Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego, were identified by the state Department of Public Health today as priority hospitals for the treatment of Ebola cases, if any arise in the state. "As part of a public university, UC's medical centers are far along in their preparation activities and are willing to care for conformed Ebola cases," Dr. John Stobo, UC senior vice president for health sciences and services, said.


  5. Rustic Canyon Fire Knocked DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    A fire that burned in heavy brush in Brentwood was knocked down this morning, and no one was hurt, authorities said. The 2-acre blaze that burned in steep terrain on the edge of Rustic Canyon Park was fought by more than 100 firefighters and hand crews from the Los Angeles city and county fire departments.


  6. L.A. Council Considers Ban on Selling Prime Parking SpacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Patch.com

    Los Angeles is considering banning smart phone applications that allow users to auction off parking spaces, with council members saying today the practice amounts to "extortion." Councilman Mike Bonin's motion to ban such apps was backed by his colleagues on the Los Angeles City Council.


  7. VIDEO: Burglars Targeting Homes for Sale on the WestsideRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    Los Angeles police unveiled surveillance video today showing a suspect responsible for burglarizing at least three Westside homes after they were offered for sale. The first burglary occurred on Sept.


  8. LAPD in West L.A. Note Rise of ScammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    Callers use high-pressure tactics to try to convince people they are behind on payments and in danger of getting in trouble if they don't pay immediately, according to police assigned to the West Los Angeles Station. Victims are told to buy reloadable prepaid credit cards in the amount due and to give the caller, or another person in league with the caller, the personal identification number needed to convert the information into cash.


  9. Another Day, Another Water Main Break on Sunset BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Patch.com

    A stretch of Sunset Boulevard in Holmby Hills was closed today after a 12-inch cast-iron water main ruptured, cutting service to about 12 residents, a Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spokeswoman said. The break was reported some time after noon in the 10200 block of West Sunset Boulevard, near Charing Cross Road, said the DWP's Kim Hughes.


  10. Grammy Award-Winner Paul Simon Joins 2014 Simply Shakespeare CastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles presents its 24th Annual Simply Shakespeare benefit reading of " As You Like It," Monday, September 22, 2014 at the Freud Playhouse, UCLA Campus. This year's event will honor the Entertainment Industry Foundation and its President and CEO, Lisa Paulsen for their continued dedication to bringing about positive change within health, educational and social causes.


  11. Woman Beat by CHP Officer Along I-10 Feels 'Good' About SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Patch.com

    A woman who was beaten by a California Highway Patrol officer alongside the Santa Monica Freeway said today she was happy with the $1.5 million she will receive from the agency as part of a settlement that also includes the resignation of the officer involved. The July 1 beating of Marlene Pinnock, 51, was captured on cell phone video by David Diaz, a music producer who was driving along the freeway near La Brea Avenue and witnessed the altercation.


  12. Police Need Help Identifying Suspected Burglars who Targeted Cars in Apartment GaragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    Hoping to generate tips from the public, authorities today released security photos of two of three people wanted for burglarizing vehicles in the West Los Angeles area. Around 3:15 a.m. Sept.


  13. The 'Trailer' for the Bel-Air Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Patch.com

    The 2014 Seventh Annual Bel-Air Film Festival Presented by the A2E Family Partnership will be held Oct. 7-12 throughout Los Angeles. The festival will debut 30 films including four world premieres and 10 Los Angeles premieres.


  14. 700 DWP Customers in Westwood Lose PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    Efforts were underway today to restore power to up to 700 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers in Westwood.


  15. Fundraiser for West L.A. LAPD Station PlannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    A fundraiser to support the the youth programs hosted by the West Los Angeles LAPD Station is planned for 6 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Hyatt Century City Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars in Century City. Among the celebrities on the bill are Sharon Stone, Jimmy Smits, Wanda de Jesus and Rod Martin.


  16. Feds Target Cross-Border Money Laundering in L.A. Fashion District, Snag 3 WestsidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Patch.com

    Hundreds of federal agents raided Fashion District businesses in downtown Los Angeles today, arresting nine people and seizing $65 million in a crackdown on what prosecutors called a scheme to launder cash for Mexican drug cartels. The raids -- part of what federal prosecutors dubbed "Operation Fashion Police" -- coincided with the unsealing of three federal indictments, one of which alleged that a Fashion District business was laundering ransom money payments made to secure the release of a U.S. citizen kidnapped and tortured in Mexico by the Sinaloa drug cartel.


  17. Police Cruiser Collides with Car; Officer HurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Patch.com

    A patrol car and another vehicle collided late this afternoon at a West Los Angeles intersection, and a police officer complaining of shoulder pain was taken to a hospital to be checked out.


  18. Pacific Palisades Couple Donates $1.5M to UCLA Anderson School of ManagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    Investment managers and Pacific Palisades residents Donnalisa and William M. Barnum, Jr. have donated $1.5 million to UCLA Anderson School of Management to establish the Donnalisa '86 and William M. Barnum, Jr. Endowed Term Chair in Management.


  19. County Supports Veterans Exclusive Use of Westwood VA CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Board of Supervisors voted Monday to show their support for a federal court ruling that the Department of Veterans Affairs cannot use land deeded to it for purposes other than veterans.


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