Westwood Business Improvement District ambassador sweeping the sidewalk

Clean and Safe Thanks to Westwood Business Improvement District

From 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Marguerite Bogosian sweeps the streets of Wilshire and Westwood boulevards, taking out overflowing trash bags and picking up cigarette butts. Bogosian is one of 14 employees who have been hired by the Westwood Village Business Improvement District to clean and patrol the streets.

The team, clad in identical blue shirts, began work in the Village October 17 to, “beautify Westwood and attract potential business and homeowners,” said Andrew Thomas, the executive director of the Westwood Village Improvement Association.

Bogosian believes, “(These changes) will bring more shoppers, empty office fronts will be rented and students will want to come and do stuff in the Village.”

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