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Gov. Newsom issues new “stay at home” order in effort to slow COVID-19 spread

This post was updated March 22 at 4:56 p.m. California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered California residents to “stay at home” unless necessary at a Thursday press conference. Read more...

Photo: California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti both issued “safer at home” orders Thursday, asking residents of their jurisdictions to stay home unless necessary. (Daily Bruin file photo)

UCLA reconsiders virtual commencement, Block offers apology

Chancellor Gene Block walked back on the university’s decision to hold its 2020 commencement ceremonies virtually following backlash from students. Block announced the move to reconsider the ceremonies in an email sent to all students Thursday evening. Read more...

Photo: UCLA will confer with the Undergraduate Students Association Council in making its final plans for the 2020 commencement. (Daily Bruin file photo)

LA Mayor Garcetti orders closure of bars and restaurants to slow spread of COVID-19

This post was updated March 16 at 10:59 p.m. Bars, restaurants and nightclubs across the city must close at midnight Sunday following an executive order from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.  Read more...

Photo: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed an executive order Sunday closing all bars, dine-in restaurants and nightclubs in an effort to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus. LA County has 69 cases of the disease, including one death, as of Sunday.

UCLA cardiologist accused of sexual assault should have license revoked, says judge

A judge recommended revoking the medical license of a UCLA cardiologist for sexually assaulting another doctor during their time at a USC medical center. “(With) such serious misconduct and no evidence of rehabilitation, allowing respondent to continue practicing would not be protective of the public or of public confidence in the medical profession,” administrative law judge Thomas Heller wrote in a report to the Medical Board of California. Read more...

Photo: A UCLA cardiologist is accused of sexually assaulting another doctor in 2015. An administrative law judge said his medical license should be revoked after finding convincing evidence. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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