Last summer, a 10 mile span of the 405 freeway was closed for 1 weekend. This year, the same closure will occur again from September 29-30. What’s Closed: I-405 North from I-10 to US-101, and I-405 South from US-101 to Getty Center Drive What’s Happening: The North side of the Mulholland Bridge will be demolished,… Read More How to Survive Carmageddon Part 2
It appears that Carmageddon 2012 has been delayed until late summer due to construction delays and rising construction costs. Still, no date has been set, which obviously presents challenges to those making travel plans and other arrangements. Check back with us for more information, as well tips to avoid the congestion, as the summer progresses.
With the impending “Rampture” caused by the Wilshire 405 ramp closures, everyone is wondering when Carmageddon Part 2 will take place. In 2011, a 10 mile stretch of the 405 freeway was closed for a weekend, and thankfully the publicity was good enough to keep drivers off the roads. Los Angeles streets were less congested… Read More When is Carmageddon 2012?
Los Angeles is famous for its unique places to get hamburgers. If you’re looking for a good burger near UCLA, here’s what Westwood has to offer: Five Guys Burgers and Fries – Westwood is now finally home to this well-known chain (and In ‘N’ Out competitor!). 1061 Broxton Avenue (google map) In ‘N’ Out –… Read More Great Places to Get a Burger in Westwood
CNN: Why are we still paying for hotel Wi-Fi? We think it’s a great question, too. Many hotels only offer complimentary wi-fi in the lobby, and immediately cut off the signal when guests enter a meeting room or a sleeping room. With charges ranging from $10-$40 per night (and even hourly charges!), hotel guests are… Read More CNN asks: Why are we still paying for hotel Wi-fi?
Managing a Twitter account for a university conference or events office can be challenging, both in terms of the time involved and the content needed to keep your tweets interesting. One of the most important things to remember is that Twitter is an on-going conversation. It’s a place to share great content, and to interact… Read More Tweeting for a University Conference Office
Let’s just call it our version of “spring cleaning.” We’re proud to announce that our new website is LIVE! There are quite a few new features that we hope you’ll enjoy…diagrams of our accommodations, meeting space capacity information, larger photos, staff bios, guest information, and so much more. Check it out at http://www.conferences.ucla.edu.