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Score one for mixed-use development. The LA Independent reports that Alan Casden's $100 million plan to develop Westwood has been approved by a key council committee. It's likely to be greenlighted when it goes before the full council on Tuesday. The Palazzo Westwood will bring 350 apartments and 50K square feet of retail of space to a two-block chunk of Westwood Village.
Neigborhood businesses have been assured that Glendon Avenue will remain open during construction. Westwood is well known for vociferous neighborhood activists.
I was just a kid back in the days when Westwood was blessed with a "cache" and heavy foot-traffic.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.