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Top 5 Westside Stories: House Fire, Metro Bus Assault, Sandy Aid

Here are the top five Westside Patch stories from Nov. 10-17.

Close out your weekend with a recap of the newsiest and most popular Patch articles from last week. Here are the five stories that topped the headlines on Westside Patch sites:

  • Construction on the 405 Freeway is four to six months behind schedule because of an issue with construction materials, according to Metro officials. The $1 billion Sepulveda Pass Improvements Project has an expected completion date in December 2013.
  • A fire in Brentwood destroyed one house and damaged another. A neighbor rescued the homeowners of the damaged property and the couple were treated for minor injuries. No one else was harmed in the fire.
  • The race between Betsy Butler and Richard Bloom to represent the 50th Assembly is still not over. Bloom currently holds a slight lead over Butler. For the latest vote tallies, click here.
  • A man charged with sexually assaulting a mentally disabled 18-year-old woman aboard a Metro bus in Culver City pleaded not guilty. Kelly Trotter, 20, who is on probation for grand theft, faces more than 20 years in prison if convicted, according to the District Attorney's Office.

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