Sunday, April 21

A union representing UCLA residents and fellows advocated for security measures that UCLA negotiators put down. UCLA negotiators did not allow reporters into the room during negotiations. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA unreceptive to resident physicians’ demands for security measures, stipends

A union for resident physicians at UCLA argued for improved security measures during its second bargaining session with the university Wednesday. The Committee of Interns and Residents, a union representing over 1,200 residents and fellows at the David Geffen School of Medicine, began bargaining with UCLA on Oct. Read more...

Photo: A union representing UCLA residents and fellows advocated for security measures that UCLA negotiators put down. UCLA negotiators did not allow reporters into the room during negotiations. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

A union representing UCLA residents and fellows advocated for security measures that UCLA negotiators put down. UCLA negotiators did not allow reporters into the room during negotiations. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

An amendment to the zoning section of the Los Angeles Municipal Code may make it easier for land developers to apply for a land use permit in places like Westwood. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

LA City Council may adopt amendment simplifying zoning regulations

Land developers in Westwood may have an easier time applying for a land use permit if a new amendment is adopted by the Los Angeles City Council. Read more...

Photo: An amendment to the zoning section of the Los Angeles Municipal Code may make it easier for land developers to apply for a land use permit in places like Westwood. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

An amendment to the zoning section of the Los Angeles Municipal Code may make it easier for land developers to apply for a land use permit in places like Westwood. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has implemented a new temporary housing plan. The facility will be located on the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration campus and will provide case managers and mental health services. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Temporary West LA housing facility to open doors to homeless veterans

A temporary housing facility in West Los Angeles is expected to open in early 2019 and house up to 100 homeless veterans. The $5 million facility will be located on the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration campus and will provide on-site services such as 24-hour security, case managers and mental health services. Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has implemented a new temporary housing plan. The facility will be located on the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration campus and will provide case managers and mental health services. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has implemented a new temporary housing plan. The facility will be located on the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration campus and will provide case managers and mental health services. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

UCLA Health told UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine residents they would receive a $5,000 housing stipend after tax. When the residents and fellows received their stipends Aug. 31 as part of their September paycheck, they noticed it was hundreds of dollars short.(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Health reneges on announced $5,000 housing stipend to resident physicians

Medical residents at UCLA said they received only a fraction of a $5,000 housing stipend that the David Geffen School of Medicine promised them. The David Geffen School of Medicine sent an email to residents and fellows in February announcing its first housing stipend, which was supposed to be $5,000 after taxes. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Health told UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine residents they would receive a $5,000 housing stipend after tax. When the residents and fellows received their stipends Aug. 31 as part of their September paycheck, they noticed it was hundreds of dollars short.(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

UCLA Health told UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine residents they would receive a $5,000 housing stipend after tax. When the residents and fellows received their stipends Aug. 31 as part of their September paycheck, they noticed it was hundreds of dollars short.(Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, was sentenced to life without parole for the 2015 murder of UCLA student Andrea DelVesco. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Alberto Medina receives life without parole for murder of Andrea DelVesco

Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, was sentenced to life without parole for the murder of a UCLA student. Medina was found guilty of killing Andrea DelVesco in a trial by jury in May. Read more...

Photo: Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, was sentenced to life without parole for the 2015 murder of UCLA student Andrea DelVesco. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

Alberto Medina, a former Fresno State University student, was sentenced to life without parole for the 2015 murder of UCLA student Andrea DelVesco. (MacKenzie Coffman/Assistant Photo editor)

The new North Westwood Neighborhood Council will not hold elections until mid-October. In the interim, the portions of Westwood under the NWWNC jurisdiction will have no oversight. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

Residents may lack neighborhood council representation in interim before election

Locals in some parts of Westwood will have to wait at least a month to receive representation on a neighborhood council. Michael Skiles, president of the Graduate Students Association and member of the Formation Committee in charge of establishing the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, said the neighborhood council’s first election is scheduled for mid-October. Read more...

Photo: The new North Westwood Neighborhood Council will not hold elections until mid-October. In the interim, the portions of Westwood under the NWWNC jurisdiction will have no oversight. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

The new North Westwood Neighborhood Council will not hold elections until mid-October. In the interim, the portions of Westwood under the NWWNC jurisdiction will have no oversight. (Amy Dixon/Photo editor)

United Auto Workers Local 2865, the student workers union, held a rally in August to demand proper compensation, sexual harassment policy changes and immigrant protections. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Contract offers new immigration, sexual harassment rights for student workers

University of California student workers reached a four-year contract with the UC Office of the President on Aug. 23 providing harassment and discrimination protections and new benefits. Read more...

Photo: United Auto Workers Local 2865, the student workers union, held a rally in August to demand proper compensation, sexual harassment policy changes and immigrant protections. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)

United Auto Workers Local 2865, the student workers union, held a rally in August to demand proper compensation, sexual harassment policy changes and immigrant protections. (Michael Zshornack/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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