Like a Good Neighbor: Neighbors Discuss Previous Expansion Concerns

Like a Good Neighbor: Neighbors Discuss Previous Expansion Concerns

Bruce Killlingsworth never thought he would be placing signs protesting Harvard-Westlake on his lawn. As a child, he would routinely walk the two minutes up to Harvard School for Boys for a game of baseball with his neighbors. Now living in the same home on Alcove Avenue more than 50 years later, Killingsworth said he […]

Neighbors protest parking structure proposal

Neighbors protest parking structure proposal

Neighbors gathered to protest the school’s parking structure proposal Tuesday morning. Save Coldwater Canyon, a neighborhood group that aims to preserve and protect Coldwater Canyon and its neighboring communities, organized the protest. At its largest, 45 people joined and two media trucks covered the event. Attendees stood on the corner of Coldwater Canyon Avenue and […]

Cheer practice cut short due to complaints

Complaints from neighbors forced cheerleading practice to be cut short Oct. 14 during their scheduled practice time. The team was practicing for their Homecoming dance, which they performed the next day. The practice was scheduled for 7 to 8 p.m, but before the end of practice the cheer team was asked to leave the field by […]

School revises parking environmental report

The school compiled a revised Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Feb. 4 for the proposed Upper School parking garage construction project after reviewing documents at the request of City Council Member Paul Krekorian. Krekorian, who represents Studio City and North Hollywood residents, requested that Harvard-Westlake submit a new geotechnical and soils report and get a […]

Neighbors file reports for missing lawn signs

Neighbors file reports for missing lawn signs

Save Coldwater Canyon! members and local residents have replaced signs protesting the school’s proposed parking garage after they were reportedly stolen in June, the latest incident in a string of alleged thefts, neighbors said. Some residents on Coldwater Canyon, Halkirk Street, Dickens Street, Greenleaf Street and Alcove Avenue found that their signs were missing the […]

Barzdukas urges students to be good neighbors

Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas asked students to be good neighbors at Wednesday’s Upper School assembly, which was plagued by audio difficulties. A day after the Los Angeles Times ran an article about the school’s neighbors complaining about the plan for a parking garage, Barzdukas gave students examples of ways to be a “better […]

Security enforces new policy to use track

By Michael Rothberg The security staff, in conjunction with the administration, will now require people not affiliated with Harvard-Westlake to carry identification cards when using the upper school track. Head of Security Jim Crawford proposed this new requirement. It has the full support of the administration, he said. “The idea was mine and has full […]

Students across the Valley affected by heavy winds

By Maggie Bunzel This past week, windstorms of incredible strength hit the San Gabriel Valley, wiping out the power for thousands of people, and leaving students panicked in the midst of homework and studying. Pasadena, which was hit hardest by the powerful winds, encountered horrible traffic problems due to uprooted trees and fallen branches. Across […]