Archive | May, 2016


Westchester Babe Ruth turns 60

Westchester Babe Ruth, one of the longest running organizations in the community, is returning to its original home at LMU to celebrate its milestone 60th anniversary. With over 7,200 alumni, 1,600 games, and several national championships under its belt, this local organization has touched the lives of many families in our community, and across the […]

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President Bill Clinton Named Commencement Speaker

President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address at Loyola Marymount University’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 7, LMU President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., announced today. “President Clinton is one of the great statesmen of our time, and he will address our students as they embark on the next stage of their lives,” Snyder said. […]

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LMU Engineers Fight Stereotypes

Engineers and scientists in the U.S. are still disproportionately white and male. Several student organizations at LMU, the Society of Women Engineers, the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers, and the National Society of Black Engineers, wanted to do something about that. On Sunday, April 10, LMU hosted over 100 local students and parents for #ILookLikeAnEngineer, […]

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A New Face for LAPD in the Neighborhood

An often cited source of pride for Westchester residents has been the community’s ability to retain its small-town charm over years of rapid growth and development. This ability has been the result of the strong community involvement of not only its residents, but of local public entities, like the Los Angeles Police Department. Since the […]

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Beach-Bluff Synergy

On Friday, April 8, another step down a joint path took place when LMU hosted the annual Silicon Beach Expo at University Hall. The Expo, which drew approximately 500 people and 40 companies, connects members of the LMU community with representatives from enterprises from the ever-expanding, ocean-adjacent, cluster of innovative tech enterprises often colloquially referred […]

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Your Input Is Needed!

The Neighborhood Council of Westchester/Playa (NCWP) is conducting a survey of current and future community MIDDLE SCHOOL needs and interests. Please take a moment to complete this BRIEF SURVEY. It should take about 5 minutes. Among others, the results will be shared with LAUSD and the LAUSD Westchester/Playa del Rey/Playa Vista Instructional Pathways Collaborative Work […]

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Message from Grace

Dear Neighbor, Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, the enthusiasm and discourse that the election cycle has generated has been energizing for all of us!   And that energy received a big boost on the LMU campus after it was announced that President Bill Clinton will be this year’s undergraduate commencement speaker. President […]

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