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Morning commute snarled by car fire on 405 Freeway in Westwood

A vehicle fire prompted closure of the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in Westwood for a time today, snarling traffic during the morning commute. Firefighters sent to the freeway at Sunset Boulevard about 6 a.m. quickly extinguished the flames, and one northbound lane was reopened a short time later. However, other lanes remained blocked for about an hour while […]

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Firefighters respond to Westwood building fire

Firefighters made quick work of a blaze that broke out yesterday afternoon in a four-story apartment building on Wellworth Avenue near Westwood and Wilshire boulevards. The flames were reported about 3 p.m. in a kitchen on the first floor of the Westwood building, according to Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department. A crew […]

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Authorities identify man killed in Westwood crash

Authorities today identified a passenger who was killed in a Westwood crash as a 20-year-old Fontana man. Luis Flores-Nieto died at the scene of the collision at 10300 Wilshire Blvd., which occurred at 1:50 a.m. Tuesday. He was riding in a speeding Chevrolet Camaro that slammed into a parked van, witnesses told Los Angeles police. […]

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One person killed, two injured in Westwood crash

One person was killed and two others were seriously hurt in a violent crash in Westwood this morning, police said. The crash at 10300 Wilshire Blvd. was reported at 1:50 a.m., said Los Angeles police Officer Jenny Hauser. A Chevrolet Camaro reported to have been speeding slammed into a parked van on Wilshire, killing a […]

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Heat record set in Westwood today

Heat records were set across Los Angeles County before noon today. In Westwood, the air had reached 88 at 12 p.m., breaking the previous record of 84 from 1985. And the heat record also fell in Orange County, where the 93 degree high at Santa Ana beat the previous record, 89, set in 1997. It was already […]

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