Saturday, August 18

Native American students and activists said they think Los Angeles' decision to create an Indigenous Peoples Day will bring more attention to Native American issues, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Native Americans at UCLA celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day naming

This post was updated Sept. 11 at 9:18 a.m. Clementine Bordeaux, a member of the Rosebud Lakota tribe, said she was surprised when the Los Angeles City Council voted to replace Columbus Day with a holiday honoring indigenous peoples. Read more...

Photo: Native American students and activists said they think Los Angeles' decision to create an Indigenous Peoples Day will bring more attention to Native American issues, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Native American students and activists said they think Los Angeles' decision to create an Indigenous Peoples Day will bring more attention to Native American issues, such as the Dakota Access Pipeline. (Daily Bruin file photo)



The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert for consumers to reduce their electricity usage from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Residents are advised to set their thermostats to 78 degrees Fahrenheit and above, and use electrical appliances later in the evening. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Californians asked to conserve power due to statewide heat wave

This post was updated Sept. 1 at 11:10 a.m. California residents are advised to continue conserving electricity Friday afternoon as extreme heat continues. The California Independent System Operator, a nonprofit that oversees much of the state’s electric power system, issued a statewide Flex Alert for consumers to reduce their electricity usage from 1 p.m. Read more...

Photo: The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert for consumers to reduce their electricity usage from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Residents are advised to set their thermostats to 78 degrees Fahrenheit and above, and use electrical appliances later in the evening. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The California Independent System Operator issued a statewide Flex Alert for consumers to reduce their electricity usage from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Residents are advised to set their thermostats to 78 degrees Fahrenheit and above, and use electrical appliances later in the evening. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A state audit estimated the UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources project will cost $942 million to implement. However, the UC Office of the President maintains it will take $504 million to complete the project.

UC disputes state audit report on new payroll system costs

This post was updated Aug. 28 at 3:37 p.m. The University of California’s plan to update its payroll system will cost millions more than originally estimated and is several years behind schedule, according to a state audit released Thursday. Read more...

Photo: A state audit estimated the UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources project will cost $942 million to implement. However, the UC Office of the President maintains it will take $504 million to complete the project.

A state audit estimated the UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping and Human Resources project will cost $942 million to implement. However, the UC Office of the President maintains it will take $504 million to complete the project.

Auditors found that two of the 31 reviewed service contracts for University of California campuses and medical centers did not adhere to UCOP's displacement guidelines for replacing employees with contractors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

State audit reveals UC violated displacement guidelines

The University of California violated guidelines governing the replacement of employees with contract workers, according to a state audit released Tuesday. After reviewing 31 service contracts at three UC campuses, two medical centers and the UC Office of the President, auditors found that two of these contracts did not fully adhere to UCOP’s displacement guidelines, which determine the process for replacing employees with contractors. Read more...

Photo: Auditors found that two of the 31 reviewed service contracts for University of California campuses and medical centers did not adhere to UCOP's displacement guidelines for replacing employees with contractors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Auditors found that two of the 31 reviewed service contracts for University of California campuses and medical centers did not adhere to UCOP's displacement guidelines for replacing employees with contractors. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Westwood Village Improvement Association elected Kifishia Kawachi as secretary of the association's board of directors last Thursday. Kawachi owns Sepi's and Flame Broiler in the Village. (Courtesy of Kifishia Kawachi)

Westwood Village Improvement Association elects new board secretary

A newly elected secretary for the Westwood Village Improvement Association plans to use her knowledge as a business owner to help improve the Village. The board elected Kifishia Kawachi, who ran unopposed, as the new board secretary at its Thursday meeting. Read more...

Photo: The Westwood Village Improvement Association elected Kifishia Kawachi as secretary of the association's board of directors last Thursday. Kawachi owns Sepi's and Flame Broiler in the Village. (Courtesy of Kifishia Kawachi)

The Westwood Village Improvement Association elected Kifishia Kawachi as secretary of the association's board of directors last Thursday. Kawachi owns Sepi's and Flame Broiler in the Village. (Courtesy of Kifishia Kawachi)


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