Sunday, December 16

The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Other unions representing UC workers plan to join AFSCME in solidarity strike

Unions representing medical employees in the University of California plan to hold a strike in solidarity with the UC’s largest union this week. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents service workers such as custodians and food service workers, is holding a strike from Monday to Wednesday because the union was unable to reach a contract agreement with the UC. Read more...

Photo: The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California's largest employee union is planning to hold a strike this week. Other unions including the California Nurses Association are also striking in sympathy. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

The University of California’s largest employee union is holding a three-day strike after failing to reach an agreement in contract negotiations with the University. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, three UCLA staff members were struck by a vehicle while protesting. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

UCLA staff members struck by vehicle during AFSCME strike protest

Three UCLA staff members protesting on campus Monday were struck by a vehicle, university police said. A male driver struck the protesters at the intersection of Westwood Plaza and Le Conte Avenue at about 9:45 a.m., according to a UCPD statement. Read more...

Photo: The University of California’s largest employee union is holding a three-day strike after failing to reach an agreement in contract negotiations with the University. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, three UCLA staff members were struck by a vehicle while protesting. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The University of California’s largest employee union is holding a three-day strike after failing to reach an agreement in contract negotiations with the University. At approximately 9:45 a.m. Monday, three UCLA staff members were struck by a vehicle while protesting. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Office of the President only completed six out of 10 recommendations from the California State Auditor's 2017 audit, the auditor reported Tuesday. The UC disputed this and argues that based on its interpretation, it completed all 10 recommendations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

State auditor finds UC failed to complete 2017 budget audit recommendations

The University of California Office of the President did not finish its budget on time, which could affect the state government’s decision to allocate funds to the University, the California State Auditor said Tuesday. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Office of the President only completed six out of 10 recommendations from the California State Auditor's 2017 audit, the auditor reported Tuesday. The UC disputed this and argues that based on its interpretation, it completed all 10 recommendations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Office of the President only completed six out of 10 recommendations from the California State Auditor's 2017 audit, the auditor reported Tuesday. The UC disputed this and argues that based on its interpretation, it completed all 10 recommendations. (Daily Bruin file photo)

When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension enters preconstruction stage

Metro contractors began preconstruction in Westwood for the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension this week. Workers began relocating utility lines and sawing and potholing areas covering Section 3, the part of the Purple Line that covers Wilshire and Westwood boulevards, on Monday. Read more...

Photo: When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

When complete, the LA Metro Purple Line Subway Extension will include two stops in the Westwood area. One will be at the intersection of the Wilshire and Westwood boulevards. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A federal judge ruled Tuesday in NAACP v. Trump and Princeton v. U.S. that the Department of Homeland Security did not adequately explain the legal judgment it used to rule DACA unlawful. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

Federal judge rules that U.S. must resume DACA applications

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the United States must resume new applications for a program that deferred deportation for undocumented individuals brought to the United States as children. Read more...

Photo: A federal judge ruled Tuesday in NAACP v. Trump and Princeton v. U.S. that the Department of Homeland Security did not adequately explain the legal judgment it used to rule DACA unlawful. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

A federal judge ruled Tuesday in NAACP v. Trump and Princeton v. U.S. that the Department of Homeland Security did not adequately explain the legal judgment it used to rule DACA unlawful. (Michael Zshornack/Photo editor)

The survey found that an increasing number of Los Angeles residents are concerned with rising housing costs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

Study finds LA County residents generally reporting lower quality of life

UCLA researchers have found more than half of Los Angeles County residents are worried they might be displaced because of rising housing costs. The UCLA Luskin Los Angeles Initiative and The California Endowment released the 2018 Quality of Life Index, an annual study surveying LA County residents’ quality of life. Read more...

Photo: The survey found that an increasing number of Los Angeles residents are concerned with rising housing costs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

The survey found that an increasing number of Los Angeles residents are concerned with rising housing costs. (Ken Shin/Daily Bruin staff)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed a memorandum requesting the UC Academic Senate guarantee admission for students beginning community college in 2019, if they complete certain requirements. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

UC to guarantee admission for qualified community college students

California community college students who complete a set of prerequisite courses with a sufficient GPA will be guaranteed admission into the University of California, the University announced Wednesday. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed a memorandum requesting the UC Academic Senate guarantee admission for students beginning community college in 2019, if they complete certain requirements. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed a memorandum requesting the UC Academic Senate guarantee admission for students beginning community college in 2019, if they complete certain requirements. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)


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