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Students showcase artwork, talent at exhibition

By Meg Linton

The artists and designers of the Class of 2014 at Otis College of Art and Design are presenting a two-day, public exhibition of their work on Saturday and Sunday, May 10 and 11.

Otis’ annual exhibition has a long and rich history and this year the program has changed from a weekday event to a weekend-long celebration of innovation and creativity.

For two days, the entire campus is being transformed into an art fair featuring the final projects of the year by the seniors receiving Bachelor of Arts degrees in a wide-range of majors including Continue reading

Playa Provisions offers four-in-one dining concept

Westchester husband and wife team Nick Roberts and Brooke Williamson are readying to launch their newest restaurant concept in Playa del Rey, Playa Provisions, later this month. The restaurant, which is located at the former site of Tower 42, is set to open mid-May according to Roberts and is already creating buzz among locals and across the Internet with popular food blog, Eater, naming the restaurant one of the most

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Community looks to predictive policing and Neighborhood Watch to help drive down crime

There may be more than a decade in crime reduction in the Pacific Division, which includes the Westchester/Playa area, but local residents are on high alert when it comes to the rash of burglaries and thefts that have occurred in the community.

In response to the outrage over recent crimes, Councilman Mike Bonin in collaboration with LAPD Deputy Chief Terry Hara, LAPD Pacific Area Captain Brian Johnson and NCWP public safety chair Cyndi Hench, held a Public Safety meeting on March 24 at the LAPD Ahmanson Recruit Training Center in Westchester. More than 300 residents of Westchester, Playa del Rey and Playa Vista packed the meeting room to hear from the speakers on how to keep Continue reading