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Almost two-thirds of appeals made against businesses in Westwood over the last two decades have come from three individuals. Steve Sann has filed 23 of Westwood’s appeals since 1998. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Game of Zoning: How Steve Sann’s appeals have obstructed businesses in Westwood

This post was updated June 10 at 1:30 p.m. Businesses in Westwood have experienced difficulty operating due to appeals and protests – and 61% of the appeals in the last 20 years have been lodged by three community members: Steve Sann, Sandy Brown and Wolfgang Veith. Read more...

Photo: Almost two-thirds of appeals made against businesses in Westwood over the last two decades have come from three individuals. Steve Sann has filed 23 of Westwood’s appeals since 1998. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Almost two-thirds of appeals made against businesses in Westwood over the last two decades have come from three individuals. Steve Sann has filed 23 of Westwood’s appeals since 1998. (Tanmay Shankar/Assistant Photo editor)

Simone King, 82, will graduate from UCLA nearly 45 years after beginning her pursuit of higher education. After her graduation, she plans to work as an intermediate in American-Korean relations. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

82-year-old set to graduate with bachelor’s degree almost 45 years in the making

Simone King is a painter, runner, golfer and tennis player, and will be graduating from UCLA at the age of 82 with a bachelor’s degree in Korean. Read more...

Photo: Simone King, 82, will graduate from UCLA nearly 45 years after beginning her pursuit of higher education. After her graduation, she plans to work as an intermediate in American-Korean relations. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Simone King, 82, will graduate from UCLA nearly 45 years after beginning her pursuit of higher education. After her graduation, she plans to work as an intermediate in American-Korean relations. (Ashley Kenney/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles to graduate from UCLA, has no plans to retire from Westwood

Michael Skiles was at a meet-the-candidates event in 2017 while running unopposed for Graduate Students Association president when he heard a new brewery wanted to open in Westwood. Read more...

Photo: Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Michael Skiles, three time Graduate Students Association president and a founder of the North Westwood Neighborhood Council, will graduate this coming week, but his time in Westwood is not over. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)


The UCLA School of Law hosted a roundtable discussion with Congressman Ted Lieu and survivors of conversion therapy Thursday to discuss a new bill that would allow for-profit conversion therapy to be recognized as a fraudulent practice. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Ted Lieu, survivors of conversion therapy discuss banning practice at roundtable

Congressman Ted Lieu said he thinks conversion therapy needs to be banned at the federal level at a UCLA event Thursday. The UCLA School of Law hosted a roundtable discussion with survivors of conversion therapy during Pride Month to discuss the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act, or H.R.2119. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA School of Law hosted a roundtable discussion with Congressman Ted Lieu and survivors of conversion therapy Thursday to discuss a new bill that would allow for-profit conversion therapy to be recognized as a fraudulent practice. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

The UCLA School of Law hosted a roundtable discussion with Congressman Ted Lieu and survivors of conversion therapy Thursday to discuss a new bill that would allow for-profit conversion therapy to be recognized as a fraudulent practice. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

About 40 protestors protested on campus Thursday regarding the university's actions concerning a postdoctoral appointment. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Union members protest after researcher’s postdoctoral appointment ends

About 40 union members marched through campus Thursday to protest the university’s actions regarding a postdoctoral appointment. United Auto-Workers Local 5810, a union which represents academic and postdoctoral researchers, protested alleged retaliation against one of its members by the university. Read more...

Photo: About 40 protestors protested on campus Thursday regarding the university's actions concerning a postdoctoral appointment. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

About 40 protestors protested on campus Thursday regarding the university's actions concerning a postdoctoral appointment. (Tanmay Shankar/Daily Bruin)

Jinqiang Wang, a postdoctoral researcher, and Zhen Gu, a UCLA bioengineering professor, have helped develop a new type of insulin that could prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

UCLA-developed i-insulin could mitigate risk of hypoglycemia for diabetes patients

A UCLA-led research team has developed a new type of insulin that could prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. Zhen Gu, the study’s principal investigator and a UCLA bioengineering professor, helped develop a new type of insulin, called i-insulin, that automatically responds to changes in blood glucose levels. Read more...

Photo: Jinqiang Wang, a postdoctoral researcher, and Zhen Gu, a UCLA bioengineering professor, have helped develop a new type of insulin that could prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)

Jinqiang Wang, a postdoctoral researcher, and Zhen Gu, a UCLA bioengineering professor, have helped develop a new type of insulin that could prevent low blood sugar in patients with diabetes. (Courtesy of UCLA Newsroom)