January 31, 12:00 am
After four decades as one of the most prominent liberal voices in the House of Representatives, UCLA alumnus Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) announced Thursday that he will retire from his office at the end of the year. Read more...
January 27, 2:35 am
Sebastian Ridley-Thomas was sworn in as a state assemblyman Sunday in front of a crowd of hundreds, including the state’s
attorney general and UCLA’s chancellor.
Ridley-Thomas, a Democrat who represents UCLA and Westwood in the state assembly, attended a community ceremony Sunday held in the auditorium of West Los Angeles College. Read more...
Photo: Sebastian Ridley-Thomas was sworn in as a state assemblyman representing UCLA and Westwood at a community ceremony on Sunday.
January 23, 1:33 am
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The University of California Board of Regents met on Wednesday to discuss topics ranging from Gov. Read more...
Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano, California State University Chancellor Timothy P. White and California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris discussed outreach and increasing access to education at the UC Board of Regents meeting Wednesday.
January 21, 1:03 am
The University of California Board of Regents will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for next year, among other topics at its bimonthly meeting this week at UC San Francisco’s Mission Bay campus. Read more...
January 17, 1:17 am
It was 4:30 in the morning and Joanna Cooper and her fellow UCLA students were fast asleep on the fifth floor of Rieber Hall. The weather was windy. Read more...
Photo: A 6.7 earthquake hit the city of Northridge on Jan. 17, 1994, killing 57 people in Los Angeles and causing $20 billion in damage.
January 16, 1:17 am
Reyes, a first-generation college student, funding a UCLA education seemed like a pipe dream.
Even with several grants and
scholarships, he had a $20,000 gap in funding for his two years at UCLA after he transferred from Santa Monica College. Read more...