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Cedars-Sinai Laptop with Patients' Info Stolen, No Data Breaches -- Yet

Cedars-Sinai Laptop with Patients' Info Stolen, No Data Breaches -- Yet

The hospital has disable remote access from the laptop to the medical center's network.
Boxer: With ISIS Unchecked, 'No One Is Safe'

Boxer: With ISIS Unchecked, 'No One Is Safe'

Senator Barbara Boxer urged the international community to join the US in battling the terrorist organization.

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County Supports Veterans Exclusive Use of Westwood VA Campus

County Supports Veterans Exclusive Use of Westwood VA Campus

The West Los Angeles VA campus has been leasing out lands to non-veterans-relation business, and opponents say that's not fair to veterans.
UCLA Offering Loans to Employees, Students with Cars Damaged by Flood

UCLA Offering Loans to Employees, Students with Cars Damaged by Flood

The university will make available interest-free loans of up to $5,000.
Congresswoman Denounces Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at a Westwood Business

Congresswoman Denounces Anti-Semitic Fliers Left at a Westwood Business

“I know that Los Angeles is better than this; this sort of hateful rhetoric has no place in our neighborhoods," says Rep. Karen Bass.
Support Troops by Donating Unused Cell Phones in Westwood

Support Troops by Donating Unused Cell Phones in Westwood

Phones can be donated to 'Cell Phones For Soldiers' at several locations throughout greater Los Angeles.
Wet Seal+ to Open at the Westside Pavilion

Wet Seal+ to Open at the Westside Pavilion

It's one of 30 plus-sized shops opening nationwide.
If Your Polling Place Offered Lottery Prizes, Would You Be More Likely to Vote?

If Your Polling Place Offered Lottery Prizes, Would You Be More Likely to Vote?

The city Ethics Commission suggested today that the City Council may want to explore the idea of a lottery, maybe 100 prizes of $1,000.
Senate Getting Bill on $400 Million Filmmaker Tax Breaks

Senate Getting Bill on $400 Million Filmmaker Tax Breaks

A vote by the full Senate is expected by the end of the legislative session on Aug. 31.
L.A. City Councilman Joins Environmentalists in Call to Ban Fracking

L.A. City Councilman Joins Environmentalists in Call to Ban Fracking

Councilman Paul Koretz, who represents Westwood and Century City, says a statewide moratorium is needed while the drought continues.
UCLA Added to List of Universities Suspected of Mishandling Sexual Abuse Complaints

UCLA Added to List of Universities Suspected of Mishandling Sexual Abuse Complaints

The U.S. Department of Education is investigating 76 institutions. No specifics were released about what prompted the UCLA probe.
Weapons Collected by UCLA PD Melted Down to Be Reborn as Rebar

Weapons Collected by UCLA PD Melted Down to Be Reborn as Rebar

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department coordinated the effort, which saw the destruction of about 5,000 weapons from 12 police agencies
Iranian-American Immigration Judge Sues Over Being Barred from Hearing Cases Related to Iran

Iranian-American Immigration Judge Sues Over Being Barred from Hearing Cases Related to Iran

A. Ashley Tabaddor claims the U.S. Department of Justice based its disqualification order on racially motivated and discriminatory criteria.
The Most Recently Hired LAPD Officers to Get a Raise

The Most Recently Hired LAPD Officers to Get a Raise

In a legal settlement, the Los Angeles City Council reverses the results of the last five years of budget slashing for about 1,000 officers.
How to Get a Free Full-Body Skin Cancer Screening Nearby

How to Get a Free Full-Body Skin Cancer Screening Nearby

The Skin Care Cancer Foundation is sending an RV with exam rooms to Rite Aid in Beverly Hills later this month.
City Council to Up Reward that Leads to the Capture of 'Purse-Packing Bandit'

City Council to Up Reward that Leads to the Capture of 'Purse-Packing Bandit'

She's hit 10 banks on the Westside. The FBI is offering a $5,000 award. A proposal from the L.A. City Council would raise that to $15,000.
UCLA Professor Receives Highest Honor for Applied Mathematics

UCLA Professor Receives Highest Honor for Applied Mathematics

Stanley Osher was bestowed the Gauss Prize for, as he puts it, writing "the algorithms that make the computer sing."
One-Third of Intersections Near Elementary Schools Go Unmanned, Crossing Guards Say

One-Third of Intersections Near Elementary Schools Go Unmanned, Crossing Guards Say

Crossing Guards flood the Los Angeles City Council chambers to express concern about a staffing shortage.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Five More Years

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Five More Years

The Police Commission re-appoints him, voting 4-1 to extend Beck's tenure.
640,000-Plus Students Go Back to School

640,000-Plus Students Go Back to School

Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Unified School District has not settled contract negotiations with teachers.
Dispute over Ownership of Marilyn Monroe Letter Goes to Court

Dispute over Ownership of Marilyn Monroe Letter Goes to Court

A judge rules that until the matter is settled, the correspondence -- dubbed the "despair letter" -- be held by a third party in escrow.
LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults

LAPD Alleged to be Downplaying Violent Assaults

An LAPD watchdog will analyze allegations the department misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses in a one-year span.